Category Archives : Art

Something looks different in The John Madejski Garden of the Victoria & Albert Museum. A new Installation in form of a Elytra Filament Pavilion has transformed the garden into a whole new place. Architects and Engineers of the University of […]

Elytra Installation at the V&A

Botticelli’s Venus is probably the most commercially used picture ever besides the Mona Lisa. After this exhibition you see how popular it actually is. Even alloy wheels designers are inspired by the venus painting. I could only think of three […]

Botticelli Reimagined at the V&A

We all know James Bond – the one that we know just launched his new movie called “Spectre” at the Royal Albert Hall on Monday night. But the one that you probably don’t know yet is James Bond the London […]

James Bond – The London Cyclist

The Tower of Babel by the artist Barnaby Barford is the newest attraction at the V&A which is a combination of art and commerce. The material is fine bone china which will last for many years if you keep it […]

The Tower of Babel by Barnaby Barford

As I promised here is public area of the Frieze London. I find the concept very imposing because hereby you bring these art pieces together with normal people like you and me and they enjoy to walk through the park – […]

The Sculpture Park at Frieze

October is the art month on Cityfreudeblog. First The Fabric of India at the V&A, then the Mademoiselle Privé at the Saatchi Gallery, and now FRIEZE LONDON at Regent’s Park (but it does not stop there – more art posts are on the way). It […]

Frieze Art Fair London 2015

Mademoiselle Privé is Chanel’s newest creative creation which showcases the life of Coco Chanel and the origins of the most prestigious french fashion brand of the world. The charismatic personality and the irreverent spirit of the lady who founded Chanel […]

Mademoiselle Privé at Saatchi Gallery

The Victoria & Albert Museum hosts a new fashion and textile exhibition which is called “The Fabric of India”. The title is quite dull but what you will experience is a whole different thing. I am frank that an interest […]

New Textile Exhibition at the V&A

Launched during London Fashion Week the Louis Vuitton Series 3 Exhibition is finally open for the public. The #LVSeries3 is up and running at 180 The Strand in London and you should get there soon. There are actually many reasons […]

Louis Vuitton Series 3 / London

What’s the hottest & newest art piece in London at the moment? I would say it is HEARTBEAT – an art installation by the french artist Charles Pétillon, which is the first work that he displays outside of France. Heartbeat […]

London’s beating heart

If you passed the Royal Academy recently you have probably noticed the new metal art installation in the courtyard, which is called “Dappled light of Sun”. I really love looking at it and I cannot get enough of these views. I […]

New Art Installation at the RA

London is surrounded by pretty little cities and has also a stunning coastline that I wanted to explore for a long time. I have been to the northern coast of Whitby last summer, which was really lovely, but the south […]

Day Trip to the Sea

Do you love graffiti and street art as much as I do? If your answer is Yes – then this is a post for you. I was invited to join the Camden Street Art Tour and I have to tell […]

Camden Street Art Tour

Chelsea in Bloom took place last week, I could not attend the actual flower show, but what I saw were the decorations of the participating stores of Chelsea in Bloom. I just love when Chelsea is blooming with all the […]

Highlights of Chelsea in Bloom

The Saatchi Gallery hosted a pop up exhibition named Hermès Wanderland. Only 24 days Hermès showed never seen objects of their archive and made a very special installation. 11 rooms were filled with bags, jewellery, foulards and many other accessoires […]

Hermès Wanderland Exhibition

Hey Londoners, have you noticed these heart shaped art pieces hanging around London? I have seen two of 14 bright red bike racks. They were placed around Valentine’s Day to raise awareness for heart diseases and also to raise money. […]

Hearts of London / Street Art

On Thursday I was at the Press Viewing for the first and largest retrospective of Alexander McQueen at the V&A called “SAVAGE BEAUTY”. You might have heard the name before. At the MET – the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New […]

*Savage Beauty* at the V&A

Monday mornings are perfect for hitting the museum. All the weekend tourists are gone and you will probably be the only one there when you come early. That is the time I love, just me and the art. Here I […]

Getting inspired and motivated

the Horst P. Horst Exhibition has ended on 4th January 2015. If you did not manage to see it, here is the link to my blogpost about it. Nothing you have to be sad about because this amazing book about the […]

It is too bad that…

London is crazy when it comes to cars! If you want to see unique cars, you have to walk around Harrods. Especially in Knightsbridge there are many petrol heads who love their cars more than anything in the world. And […]

This is Knightsbridge!

Shortly after the Frieze Art Fair I discovered this famous red LOVE Sculpture in front of the 45 Park Lane Hotel in London. I always wanted to see it live. I have seen so many pictures when this iconic pop […]

LOVE is on the streets

Today is the last day of the Frieze Art Fair in London. The tickets were limited (and quite expensive) but don’t be sad if you did not buy one. 20 art pieces are open to the public, take the closest […]

NEWS // Frieze Art Fair London 2014

  “Horst: Photographer of Style” is the perfect title for this breathtaking exhibition, that opens its doors for the public on saturday the 6th of September. It starts tomorrow so book your tickets now. Style is something you can’t buy […]

Photographer of Style /// V&A London

Am Montag ging in London eine Fashion Ausstellungen zu Ende, die ich als eine der gelungensten Fashion Ausstellungen aller Zeit betiteln würde. Es war ein Erlebnis für alle Sinne, ein Archiv, eine Catwalk Show, ein Pop-Up Shop und ein Museum […]

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier

Horst directing fashion shoot with Lisa Fonssagrives, 1949 Photo by Roy Stevens /Time & Life Pictures / Getty Images Modefotografie fasziniert mich. Besonders, wie sie sich verändert hat über die Jahrzehnte. Schaut man sich manches alte Vogue Cover an, wirkt […]

FASHION & ART : Horst P. Horst im Victoria & ...

Ich muss gestehen, dass ich bisher eigentlich kein großer Fan von Düsseldorf war, doch das Toykio hat mir gezeigt, dass die Stadt nun auf dem richtigen Weg ist und auch sehr stylish sein kann. Toys überall… Daher wohl auch der […]

Toykio Café /// Düsseldorf

Zuhause ist es doch am Schönsten. Egal, ob man weit weg von den Eltern und Freunden wohnt oder nah, man freut sich immer wieder wenn man in die Heimat kommt. Dieses “Home sweet Home” hängt im stylishen Café Toykio in […]

DAILY SCHMANKERL : Home sweet Home

“Banksy – The Unauthorised Retrospektive” – das ist der Name der hippsten Ausstellung Londons. Der Streetart Künstler, der immer noch anonym bleiben will, ist Zentrum einer Retrospektive, die vom Auktionshaus Sotheby’s im Stadtviertel Mayfair veranstaltet wird. Seine Werke sieht man […]

Banksy at Sotheby’s

Letzten Sonntag ging die “Artist Textiles – Picasso to Warhol” Ausstellung zu Ende. Am letzten Tag schaffte ich es noch ins Fashion & Textiles Museum in Bermondsey. Natürlich will euch Euch meine Eindrücke und Bilder nicht vorenthalten. Diese Ausstellung befasste […]

Artist Textiles – Picasso to Warhol