Friday, 4 May 2018

Review: Monet & Architecture at The National Gallery

Think of Monet and you may find that your mind naturally gravitates towards water lilies. Unsurprisingly so – the French..

By Constance Watson


Friday, 30 March 2018

Jolly good fun - a review of Charles II: Art and Power

While the world watches the outstanding Charles I exhibition at the RA (King and Collector), the exhibition dedicated to his..

By Constance Watson


Saturday, 10 March 2018

Restaurant review: Le Caprice

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By Constance Watson


Tuesday, 30 January 2018

Charles I: King and Collector, a magnificent royal exhibition

‘A subject and a sovereign are clean different things’ declared King Charles I at the scaffold at Whitehall Palace on..

By Constance Watson


Friday, 5 January 2018

'Reflections' at the National Gallery: Review

If there are two people that bear grisly resemblance to how we all feel right now, they are Giovanni di..

By Constance Watson


Monday, 11 December 2017

Restaurant review: The Other Naughty Piglet

There are certain elements of ‘fine dining’ that make the ‘experience’ somewhat nauseating. The first is of course the phrase..

By Constance Watson


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