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Cycle September

Cycle September is here, and there’s only one thing for it – look at some books on bicycle design or consider how the bicycle can be a work of art. Marcel Duchamp managed famously with one of his first readymades … Continue reading

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Money Money Money

The new polymer £10 note featuring Jane Austen is to go into circulation on September the 14th, and the Bank of England Museum are commemorating the event with an exhibition exploring the literary connections of the bank. Aldgate library has … Continue reading

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Aldgate in Camera

Aldgate in Camera is a public exhibition organised by  Aldgate Community Events exhibiting images of Aldgate through the years, displayed as close as possible to the original place it was taken. As well as the photos, there are mini exhibitions … Continue reading

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Russian Revolution

2017 is the centenary of the Russian Revolution, and has seen numerous exhibitions and events commemorating this extraordinary period in history. “The Russian Revolution stretched from February to October 1917 (Julian calendar), and it was one of the most significant … Continue reading

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California Dreaming

The Design Museum in London currently has an exhibition on about California Design in its new home on Kensington High Street. ‘California: Designing Freedom’ explores the California cool phenomenon, from the 1960s hippies to Facebook, and everything inbetween, that has … Continue reading

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CASS Summer Show

Cass students from a variety of disciplines will take part in the CASS Summer Show 2017 and will display their showcases in Central House from: Friday 23 June – Saturday 8 July 2017 The opening hours will be: Mon-Fri: 10am – … Continue reading

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New E-Resource of plays available

London Met libraries has recently subscribed to a collection of ebooks called ‘Nick Hern Books’, which is one of the UK’s leading specialist performing arts publishers. The collection has approximately 400 plays that can be found on the library catalogue by … Continue reading

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Upholstery Display

Short Courses at The Cass are sponsoring a panel discussion at the Geffrye Museum in Shoreditch,  exploring the issues around upholstery, sustainability and throwaway culture. Upholstery has a long history here at London Met, in its many guises over the … Continue reading

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Paolozzi and Pop

We are lucky enough to be based just around the corner from the fantastic Whitechapel Gallery, who are currently hosting a fabulous exhibition by Eduardo Paolozzi the ‘godfather of pop’. Earlier this year his famous mosaics at Tottenham Court Road … Continue reading

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Talwin Morris on VADS database

VADS (Visual Arts Data Service) is the online resource for visual arts, and they have just launched one of the world’s largest collections of Art Nouveau designs for book covers by Talwin Morris. The collection is held by Glasgow School of Art … Continue reading

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