The Stories Behind London’s Lost Art Deco Icons

The Stories Behind London’s Lost Art Deco Icons

Since its world-premiere at the International Exhibition of Modern and Industrial Decorative Arts in France in 1925, Art Deco has permeated countless creative spheres: from fashion, jewellery, art, and especially architecture. During the late twenties to the early thirties, London quickly became a hotspot for Art Deco architecture. From the impressive news buildings on Fleet…

The New RA

The New RA

The remodeled RA has been open for a while now, having been considerably redesigned and opened up as part of its 250th Anniversary celebrations. It is a beautiful piece of architectural reworking, balancing the traditions of the institution and school with the classical spaces of Burlington House and Gardens with modern spaces opening it up…

The PsychoBarn at the RA

The PsychoBarn at the RA

Transitional Object (PsychoBarn) by Cornelia Parker RA Sitting in the courtyard of Burlington House, is PsychoBarn by Cornelia Parker RA. Originally commissioned by MOMA in New York, it is fair to say that it’s powerful. This miniature structure has an inescapable presence, an eerie aura about it that draws you in with a chill. This…