Elena Bowes

New York-London design & culture writer of a certain vintage looking for meaning and wholeness in life

London Lights Up At Christmas –

November 26th, 2017

London is full of festive fun starting with a pop-up sale this Tuesday night (Nov 28) at the esteemed Victoria Miro Gallery in Mayfair. Works hitting the block are by top artists like  Elmgreen & Dragset,  Ian Hamilton Finlay, David Harrison, Chantal Joffe, Isaac Julien, Idris Khan, Tom Lubbock (above image Political), Chris Ofili, Grayson Perry, Robert Phillips, Sarah Sze and Ross Taylor.

For Faith in Shopping by Grayson Perry,

City Gent by David Harrison

and Study for Eternal Movement by Idris Khan

Sale proceeds will go to support Little Sparta, the garden of Ian Hamilton Finlay.

Not a shopper? Culture and entertainment more your gig? Then read this in-depth article in Indagare about what’s hot in London now. Some highlights:

A million lights will twinkle along a new mile-long path at the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew,

Winnie the Pooh will go

Bump, bump, bump

down the stairs and over to the Victoria & Albert Museum

and an Instagram-friendly, crazy, light installation by artist Alan Kane will take over the front entrance of Tate Britain Lights, Christmas, Action gets switched on at Tate next Saturday (Dec. 2). Happy Ho, Ho, Ho-ing!

November, 2017