Monday, 13 November 2017

Dalí / Duchamp: a review

Salvador Dali, I fear, may be considered a ‘fashionable’ artist. One of the most vacuous things about the art world..

By Constance Watson


Monday, 30 October 2017

Review: 'Cezanne's Portraits' at the National Portrait Gallery

Of the final one hundred paintings that Paul Cezanne painted in his final years, only seven were portraits. This fact..

By Constance Watson


Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Ivy City Garden: A review

A red warning light always starts flashing aggressively in my head when a business sets about world domination. Particularly if..

By Constance Watson


Tuesday, 25 July 2017

When it comes to art, the north-south divide doesn't matter

The papers love the north-south divide. It plays to the politics of envy. You can write or read about it..

By Constance Watson


Monday, 17 July 2017

An Encounter with the Greats

There is something romantic about the word ‘encounter.’ What is it? Possibly, that an encounter can be one of many..

By Constance Watson


Saturday, 1 July 2017

Sometimes you just want a Zedel

When former England footballer Ashley Cole was caught sleeping with prostitutes, or sending naked photos, or some such post-modern humiliating..

By Constance Watson


Saturday, 24 June 2017

Review: The Ned, a London club/restaurant not a Glaswegian ne'er do well

“Not even God himself could sink this ship.” So said an employee of the White Star Line at the launch..

By Constance Watson


Saturday, 10 June 2017

French fancy

‘The proof is in the pudding’ is one of the more uninspired turns of phrase adopted by the British. It..

By Constance Watson


Friday, 26 May 2017

Watch out foodies, Entrecote is coming to London

There are certain things in life that can instantly propel you back to the relative safety of childhood. For us,..

By Constance Watson