In this episode, Central Saint Martins student Ayo Ojo sits down with ‘Versace Catwalk’ author Tim Blanks, offering an inside look at the world of Versace – from the house’s opulent collections to its most iconic moments, and the brand’s celebrity fans.
In this fascinating and illuminating episode, sex historian and Whores of Yore creator Dr. Kate Lister explores the subject of her brand new book ‘Harlots, Whores & Hackabouts’, centring the voices of sex workers in a history too often laden with myth, stereotype and stigma.
In this episode, ‘The Art Museum in Modern Times’ author Charles Saumarez Smith takes us inside the world’s leading galleries, exploring the ‘Disneyfication’ of the art museum, how architecture influences art, the uniquely contemporary role of the museum café, and why COVID might have lasting impacts on curatorial creativity.
Do you live in a human body? Then abstract art is for you. A refreshing reappraisal of the history of abstract art, this episode explores quilt-making and taste-making, constellations and curation, and what the walls of the Whitney can tell us about our world.
In this episode, writer Eliza Apperly joins in conversation with Andy Friend, author of ‘John Nash: The Landscape of Love and Solace’, and Sara Cooper, Head of Collections and Exhibitions at Towner Eastbourne, to explore the extraordinary life and work of 20th-century painter John Nash.
Charles Saumarez Smith, who has lived in East London since the early 1980s, invites you to join him on his explorations, which are both historical and geographical, describing the unique character of spaces and places new and old.