Review of major exhibition of Olafur Eliasson at Tate Modern spanning 30 years. Unmissable experiences challenging visitor’s perceptions of reality, and covering his multifaceted interest including sustainability and climate change.
Update. Dieneke Ferguson, Hidden Art’s CEO, ran with the Olympics Torch in Brazil and represented the Airbnb London hosts. This is her account of the trip that also took in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. And what happened with the torch afterwards.
Fashion and Textiles Museum 21 June – 8 September 2019 Review by Dieneke Ferguson Weavers of the Cloud showcases the colourful art and textiles of Peru. It includes costumes, tapestries,paintings, photographs, illustations and accessories.
Chelsea Flower Show 2019.
Each garden at the Chelsea Flower Show tells a story and often supports a good cause. For 2019 here are some of the stories.
The magic of Mull by Barbara Orton and Dieneke Ferguson. A real feast – great crafts, excellent fresh produce, daily fish and exciting scenery.
Collect 2019 was again at the Saatchi Gallery this year. Presented by the Crafts Council it shows Craft in a fine art context. More than 400 artists from 30 countries. In addition to Galleries it includes Collect Open, that showcases individual makers and collaborations.
Swinging London at the Fashion nad Textiles Museum focuses on the sixties and in particular Mary Quant and Terence Conran and their all embracing influence.
Review of Christmas Fayre at Maggie’s Barts, 6 and 7 December. work from designers and makers, inc hats, bags, jewellery, woven textiles and art.