Category Archives: England

London: Sept. 21-27, 2015

Tuesday, Sept 22

  • arrive LHR
  • HRX to Paddington, check in to Bedford Hotel
  • Lunch at Great Queen Street
  • Courtauld Institute:
    • Bridget Riley: Learning from Seurat
    • Collection galleries
  • Thomas Heneage book store
  • Dinner at Keu (Vietnamese)
  • Liberty of London (a bust)
  • a pint at The Swan

Wednesday, Sept. 23

  • British Museum Hokusai workshop: presentations, brainstorming, lunch at BM staff canteen, Japanese galleries.
  • British Library: Treasures exhibit
  • Group dinner at Busaba Eathai (Thai)
  • Arsenal/Tottenham in hotel lobby bar

Thursday, Sept. 24

  • Ellis’s new acquisitions viewing after breakfast
  • British Museum Hokusai workshop: Dominic’s ResearchSpace presentation, more discussion, lunch at BM canteen, Hokusai paintings viewing, Hokusai prints viewing, group cream tea, conclusions
  • Evening with Ellis, Julie, Sarah, Tazawa-san
    • Long walk
    • Drink at The National
    • Dinner at Harbour City restaurant (Chinese)
  • Drink at The Lamb (pub) with Ellis and Julie

Friday, Sept. 25

  • Breakfast with Tazawa-san, hotel restaurant
  • Tower of London
  • Lunch at TRADE
  • Check in to Georgia’s airbnb
  • British Museum:
    • Manga now: three generations
    • From the figurative to the abstract: modern art from the Arab World
    • Rosetta Stone
  • National Gallery
  • Tate Modern

Saturday, Sept. 26

  • Portobello Road markets, walk through Notting Hill
  • Whitechapel Art Gallery
    • Barjeel Art Foundation Collection: Imperfect Chronology – Debating Modernism I
    • A Utopian Stage: Festival of Arts Shiraz-Persepolis
    • Children’s Commission 2015: Rivane Neuenschwander, The Name of Fear
  • West Ham United vs. Norwich, 2-2
  • Dinner at Villiers, fish & chips
  • Farinelli & the King with Mark Rylance, Duke of York’s Theater

Sunday, Sept. 27

  • Breakfast at Granger & Co.
  • bus to Paddington, HRX to LHR

London: Sunday 13

Tayyabs
Motown Coffee and ice cream
Old Spitalfields Market
Artillery Arms pub, Shut the Box
Tube to Paddington, Heathrow Express
18:00 Heathrow
Dinner at airport
20:00 flight to NYC

Nice, Spring.

Nice, Spring.

Tayyabs, Whitechapel

Tayyabs, Whitechapel

Shut the Box, Artillery Arms

Shut the Box, Artillery Arms

 

London: Saturday 12

Breakfast at Look Mum No Hands!
12:22 Loftus Road, QPR 5-2 Forest
Abu Zaad, lunch
Soane Museum
National Theatre espresso bar
Southbank walk, Millennium bridge, St. Paul’s cathedral, London bridge
Shipping Pub
Tate modern

Dan at Look Mum No Hands!

Dan at Look Mum No Hands!

Elaine at Loftus Road

Elaine at Loftus Road

Loftus Road Visiting Supporters Entrance

Loftus Road Visiting Supporters Entrance

Dan at Loftus Road

Dan at Loftus Road

Loftus Road before kickoff

Loftus Road before kickoff

Loftus Road pitch

Loftus Road pitch

Final score QPR-Forest

Final score QPR-Forest

Macchiato at National Theatre Espresso Bar

Macchiato at National Theatre Espresso Bar

St. Paul's Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral

Karel Appel, "Hip, Hip, Hoorah!" (1949). Tate Modern

Karel Appel, “Hip, Hip, Hoorah!” (1949). Tate Modern

London: Friday 11

Breakfast at Niven’s
10:30-1:00 V&A, hang with Doug Dodds
lunch @ V&A
National Gallery 10-6 Veronese, Perm coll.
18:00 re-rite
19:30 Barbican, “Lest we forget”
Shoreditch food truck thing, steak sandwich

"28.280" (2014), chandelier designed by Omer Arbel for Bocci. Main hall of V&A.

“28.280” (2014), chandelier designed by Omer Arbel for Bocci. Main hall of V&A.

"Hollow" (L, 2011) and "Pixelate Tradition" (R, 2010), Faig Ahmed. V&A.

“Hollow” (L, 2011) and “Pixelate Tradition” (R, 2010), Faig Ahmed. V&A.

Flatbed motorized scanner, V&A.

Flatbed motorized scanner, V&A.

Library processing area, V&A.

Library processing area, V&A.

National Gallery and Trafalgar Square, London.

National Gallery and Trafalgar Square, London.

"re-rite" video and sound installation.

“re-rite” video and sound installation.

London: Thursday April 10

10:40 Heathrow, coffee
Heathrow express to Paddington
Tube to Thistle City Barbican hotel, Oyster cards
Hotel checkin
Tate Britain 10-6 Turner, Barlow
Coffee
Walk through Westminster
Drink with Richard, the Beagle Hoxton
19:00 Dinner with E, St. John bread and wine

Tate Britain Commission 2014: Phyllida Barlow

Tate Britain Commission 2014: Phyllida Barlow

"Teasing The Donkey" (1827), JMW Turner. Tate Britain.

“Teasing The Donkey” (1827), JMW Turner. Tate Britain.

Tate Britain gallery with plastic-wrapped paintings.

Tate Britain gallery with plastic-wrapped paintings.

Tate Britain floor.

Tate Britain floor.

Big Ben Parliament, Westminster.

Big Ben Parliament, Westminster.