Poetry review – WHILE THERE IS HOPE: Carla Scarano D’Antonio reviews a prize-winning chapbook by Karen Izod
Spain and the Hispanic World. Review by Carla Scarano. We are lucky that the Hispanic Society Museum and Library in Upper Manhattan is closed for refurbishing so that the collection that the philanthropist Archer M. Huntington accumulated in the late 19th and early 20th centuries can travel the world on loan.
Pasolini Painter. Review by Carla Scarano. Pier Paolo Pasolini’s complex personality and multifaceted creativity are displayed in full at the exhibition Pasolini Pittore at Galleria d’Arte Moderna in Rome.
White. Review by Carla Scarano. The exhibition at the School of Historical Dress in Lambeth is displayed in one large room on the ground floor; it features white pieces of cloth and garments and accessories from the school’s rich collection.
The Ingram Collection: Revisiting British Art. Review by Carla Scarano. British art is popular, and it is well known that it comes in a variety of styles. The turn of the 20th century saw more diverse and challenging artworks being produced using all kinds of materials and being presented in different ways and from different social and political angles.
Lubaina Himid, Tate Modern. Review by Carla Scarano. Visitors to Tate Modern are invited to complete, via their presence, the artwork by Lubaina Himid that is on display. They feel encouraged to wander around and attempt to answer questions such as ‘What are monuments for?’ or ‘What does love sound like?’ that are written on walls at the beginning of each section.
Africa Fashion, V&A Museum. Review by Carla Scarano. A celebration of African creativity, pride and identity covering 20 countries and 45 designers and displaying more than 250 objects is showing in the ground-breaking exhibition at the V&A.