Media networks @ Tate modern

We recently went to visit the media networks exhibition at Tate modern to look at the different ways the artwork is displayed. We will be putting on our own exhibition at university soon and wanted to see if the way in which something is displayed can make an impact on how it is viewed. The … Continue reading Media networks @ Tate modern

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Getty images gallery

You may have heard of Getty images which is one of the biggest photo agencies around. Many of their photos are featured in the news, sport and editorial sector. Situated a short walk from Oxford Circus station is the Getty images gallery which offers unique access to one of the greatest photographic collections in the … Continue reading Getty images gallery

Beetles and Huxley gallery

Beetles and Huxley is a gallery space situated in Mayfair and represents a number of influential photographers. We went to visit while Alec Soth, photographer of the career defining project 'Sleeping by the Mississippi' which documents his journey on a number of road trips along the Mississippi river. The gallery is fairly small and intimate … Continue reading Beetles and Huxley gallery

Courtauld gallery @ Somerset house

The Courtauld gallery is situated at the entrance to Somerset house and I have actually walked past it a couple of times without realising the masterpieces that hang within it. The collection of paintings range from early renaissance into the twentieth century and features legendary artists such as Van Gogh, Monet and Gauguin. The collection … Continue reading Courtauld gallery @ Somerset house

Imperial war museum

The Imperial war museum in London has been housed in the previous Bethlem hospital since 1936 but has in recent years undergone a £40 million revamp. The museum records the civil and military war effort and sacrifice of Britain and its Empire since 1914 and has some spectacular displays on show. As you enter the … Continue reading Imperial war museum

Geffrye museum – Shoreditch

The Geffrye museum, situated on Kingsland road in East London, explores the home and home life from 1600 to the present day. It reminds me of a historic Ikea only you cant enter the rooms an try out the furniture. The museum is set in beautiful 18th-century Grade I-listed almshouses of the Ironmongers' Company and … Continue reading Geffrye museum – Shoreditch

A very sweet gallery

A wise man (his name was Samual Johnson) once said 'A man that is tired of London is tired of life' and I wholeheartedly agree with him. For those that are constantly craving new adventures, seek to eat cutting edge cuisines or even want a quiet oasis surrounded by trees then London is the place for you! What I love about … Continue reading A very sweet gallery

Art of the brick – Lego superheroes

I often look at amazing Lego structures and think I could probably make something similar but then I get to work and all that comes out of it is a staircase, one that doesn't even stand up! So when I see art, such as these DC superheroes that were created by the likes of Nathan … Continue reading Art of the brick – Lego superheroes

Photography project – Postcards from the elephant

As part of one of our university modules we were required to make a photobook. This involved researching the photobook industry, including looking into the history of the photobook coming up with a concept taking photos using Adobe Indesign to create the template for the book sourcing the right paper that would work with our images … Continue reading Photography project – Postcards from the elephant

Photography project – Architecture

The reason I first started a blog is because I thought it would be a great outlet and a place that I could regularly share my photography. I also love getting out and exploring places and the two work perfectly together to make Oh Pretty City. I do obviously post photos of the places I have … Continue reading Photography project – Architecture