Who is Danielle De Picciotto?

DANIELLE DE PICCIOTTO plays a rare show in London on 3 August for Cold Lips at The Social, as part of the free Prison Tan summer series.  Describing herself as an interdisciplinary artist, her current live show combines spoken word with electronics and visuals, and her new beautiful new album, Deliverance is a gatefold vinyl and book, produced by former-journalist, John Robb of The Membranes, and founder … Continue reading Who is Danielle De Picciotto?

THURSDAY NIGHT IN LONDON TOWN

THIS PARTY IS NEXT WEEK. It’s at the Bomb Factory in Holloway.  It will be excellent. BELOW IS A PICK OF TONIGHT’S CULTURAL SLICKNESS OF LONDON. TONIGHT THURSDAY: COLD LIPS FAVE UP N COMER OF EASEL Sam Jackson whose penchant for tattooing the faces of the infamous – has a show opening at OLD STREET’S CHARLIE SMITH GALLERY  And further east, into Whitechapel, Gallery 46 is showing a group … Continue reading THURSDAY NIGHT IN LONDON TOWN

Tanning at the Tate

The dominant tale of art history is to assume Dorothea Tanning was not a surrealist until her husband hailed her that when walking into her studio in 1942, much as Duchamp claimed Freya Von Freytag-Loringhoven’s urinal, his own. Witnessing this phenomenal retrospective of the radically free Tanning, who married Max Ernst in 1946, at 36, in a double marriage with Juliet Browner and Man Ray, … Continue reading Tanning at the Tate