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Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
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Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.

                                                                George Bernard Shaw 

 




 


George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 – 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although his first profitable writing was music and literary criticism, in which capacity he wrote many highly articulate pieces of journalism, his main talent was for drama, and he wrote more than 60 plays. He was also an essayist, novelist and short story  writer. Nearly all his writings address prevailing social problems, but have a vein of comedy which makes their stark themes more palatable. Issues which engaged Shaw's attention included education, marriage, religion, government, health care, and class privilege.

 

 

Exibitions 2018



Courtauld Impressionists: From Manet to Cézanne




When:   Until 20 January 2019   

Where:  
National Gallery,London  

Times:  
Daily: 10:00 - 18:00, Fri: 10:00 - 21:00 

Admission:  
£7.50 Monday – Sunday  

About the event: 

A celebration of major Impressionist paintings from The Courtauld Gallery.

Opening at the National Gallery this autumn, 'Courtauld Impressionists: From Manet to Cézanne' traces the development of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings through a selection of over forty masterpieces.

Enjoy highlights from The Courtauld Gallery, including famous works by Cézanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, Renoir, Manet, and Seurat alongside a selection of much-loved Impressionist paintings from the Gallery’s own holdings.

This exhibition is a collaboration between the National Gallery and The Courtauld Gallery.


Official Link:   http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions   


 

Videogames




WhenSat 8th Sep 2018 to
Sun 24th Feb 2019
 


Where: 
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL  

Times
Daily: 10:00 – 17:45 Friday: 10:00 – 22:00  

Admission:  
See official website  

About the event:

There is a renaissance happening in videogames. A new wave of designers, players and critics are pushing the boundaries of the medium in radical new ways. This V&A show is the first to fully consider the complexity of videogames as one of the most important design fields of our time, investigating ground-breaking contemporary design work, creative and rebellious player communities and the political conversations that define this movement.

This exhibition explores the design and culture of the medium since the mid-2000s, when major technological advancements increased access to the internet, social media and new means of making which had a profound impact on the way videogames are designed, discussed and played.

Large-scale immersive multimedia installations and hands-on interactive experiences will feature alongside object-based displays providing rare glimpses of design materials from the leading studios whose work defines this new wave.


Official Link:   https://www.vam.ac.uk/ 


Fashioned From Nature




 


When:  Sat 21st Apr 2018 to
Mon 31st Dec 2018
 


Where:  
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

Times
Daily: 10.00 – 17.45 Friday: 10.00 – 22.00  

Admission:  
£12 

About the event:


This exhibition will present fashionable dress alongside natural history specimens, innovative new fabrics and dyeing processes, inviting visitors to think about the materials of fashion and the sources of their clothes.

300 objects will go on display, including sustainably-produced outfits by Stella McCartney and Vivienne Westwood, and a Calvin Klein red carpet dress made from recycled plastic bottles, which was worn by actress Emma Watson at the 2016 Met Gala.


Official Link:   https://www.vam.ac.uk/  


Klimt/Schiele






When:

 

4 November 2018 — 3 February 2019 

Where:  The Royal Academy of Arts   

Times:   

Daily 10am – 6pm
Friday 10am – 10pm

Admission:     £18 (without donation £16). Concessions available. Under-16s go free with a fee-paying adult. Free for Friends of the RA. To ensure the best possible experience, Friends are required to book a free timed ticket for both themselves and their guest.  

 

About the event:

Klimt / Schiele: Drawings is a unique opportunity to see extraordinary drawings produced by both artists, considered to be some of the 20th century’s most important works on paper. Among them are Klimt’s sketches for his seminal Beethoven Frieze, and unflinching self-portraits by Schiele, which due to their delicacy will not see the light of day again for many years. In around 100 portraits, allegories, landscapes and erotic nudes, prepare to encounter these two icons of early Modernism at their most raw and revealing.


Official Link
:  
   tickets@royalacademy.org.uk


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