#StayingPower: The Black British Experience at the #V_and_A Museum

Last week Flock to the Crown (FTTC) went to check out the ‘Staying Power: Black British Experience’  exhibition, at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. The exhibition which began on the 16th February, showcases a collection of photographs of black culture during 1950’s-60’s. The exhibition is being funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund  and allows audiences to … More #StayingPower: The Black British Experience at the #V_and_A Museum

The Lover of Textiles : Richard Tuttle at the Tate Modern and Whitechapel Gallery

Richard Tuttle is many things. He told us at the press viewing of his new exhibition, I Don’t Know. The Weave of Textile Language, which is a combined exhibition with the Tate Modern and Whitechapel Gallery. Tuttle tells us that he sees himself as a ‘mystic’ and a massive proponent of experience. His work is … More The Lover of Textiles : Richard Tuttle at the Tate Modern and Whitechapel Gallery

‘Blake, The Flaxmans, and the Romantic Sociability’: A Two-Day event held at Birkbeck

Birkbeck chaired ‘Blake, The Flaxmans, and the Romantic Sociability’, on the 18th and 19th July 2014, and I managed to attend the Friday conference. On a hot summer’s day, students and academics in the field of the Romantic era, particularly William Blake (1757 – 1827) and John Flaxman (1755 – 1826), flocked to 43 Gordon Square to … More ‘Blake, The Flaxmans, and the Romantic Sociability’: A Two-Day event held at Birkbeck