Sir John Soane's Museum

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Where is this orgy taking place? The great British art quiz
Sir John Soane’s Museum in London sets today’s quiz, which tests your knowledge while exploring the art collections of museums closed to to coronavirus

01, Jun, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Top 20 art exhibitions of 2019
Egypt’s golden boy and Bridget Riley’s dazzling arcs of colour join a towering indictment of empire – this year’s stunning art shows hit like a bomb

Adrian Searle and Jonathan Jones

15, Dec, 2019 @3:00 PM

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Hogarth: Place and Progress review – a heartbreaking epic of London squalor
From corrupted country girls and rough sleepers to sleazy judges and drunken toffs, no one has captured London’s dark underbelly better than Hogarth

Jonathan Jones

09, Oct, 2019 @8:49 AM

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Renovation of Pitzhanger Manor
Sir John Soane’s country house, in what is now the London suburb of Ealing, has been restored to its Regency glory and is reopening to the public

Rowan Moore

08, Apr, 2019 @3:59 PM

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Gin, syphilis, lunacy: Hogarth’s grotesques united in new show
The paintings of the 18th century social critic are to be brought together for the first time

Dalya Alberge

02, Mar, 2019 @3:00 PM

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Snubbed, cheated, erased: the scandal of architecture's invisible women
They are among the most talented architects of their age. Yet the credit, praise and awards have gone to men instead. Meet the women who are tired of being written out of history

Oliver Wainwright

16, Oct, 2018 @2:23 PM

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Sir John Soane's museum recreates architect's vision of pharaoh's tomb
Soane spent £2,000 transporting 3,000-year-old carved sarcophagus of Seti I to his home for exhibition, and museum has recreated its eerie illumination

Maev Kennedy

05, Nov, 2017 @4:28 PM

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A Hall for Hull; The Roman Singularity – modern classics
Trinity Square, Hull; Sir John Soane’s Museum, London
A handsome installation outside Hull Minster and a candy-coloured miniature cityscape both use the language of ancient forms to say something new

Rowan Moore

08, Oct, 2017 @6:59 AM

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Marc Quinn: Drawn from Life; Cerith Wyn Evans – review
Sir John Soane’s Museum; Tate Britain, London
Marc Quinn’s sculptures reduce classicism to blunt desire, while Cerith Wyn Evans’s Tate commission is an illuminated blank

Laura Cumming

02, Apr, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Sir John Soane: how tomb for architect's wife inspired the red telephone box
Famed designer of Bank of England never got over wife’s death but the monument he created for her inspired Gilbert Scott’s iconic kiosk

Maev Kennedy

23, Nov, 2015 @11:54 AM

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Sir John Soane’s private apartments: obsessive, eccentric brilliance
The newly opened private quarters of one of Britain’s most original architects reveal morbid passions alongside the marvels

Rowan Moore

16, May, 2015 @10:00 PM

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A battle of iron wills: the fractious world of architects v clients
Architects have always used alluring (or deceiving) drawings to get their way with ‘meddling amateurs’ – as a new exhibition at the Soane Museum proves

Oliver Wainwright

17, Feb, 2015 @12:13 PM

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