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Art Exhibition: Good Grief Charlie Brown!

by SilverHand

Posted on March 01, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Charlie Brown Schulz was a renown American cartoonist famous for his comic strip “Peanuts”. The purpose of the exhibition is to take you back to a time before Snoopy - a cartoon character Charlie developed from his dog “Sparky” - to the time when he came to move the masses with Peanuts comic strip. Peanuts background from Pixabay The journey is intriguing and it would be a great idea for you to visit the exhibition in order to experience beforehand, the impact of Schulz’s Peanuts comic strips in the era it was being published. Through his cartoons, Schulz was able to bring out the vulnerability of emotions that exists in us and make them look normal. It makes you wonder how did children then hack his emotional illustrations through Peanuts? Hurry and get to participate before March 3, 2019, at the Somerset House Strand, London WC2R 1LA. Viewing is between 8 am and 11 pm. Don’t miss it!

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The Truth by Don McMullin

by SilverHand

Posted on March 01, 2019 at 12:00 AM

It is very rare that you get time to sit down and learn about the ugly things that happened all over the world in the last 60 years. This is your chance to witness the TRUTH and the horrors that happened all over the world. Things you could not see through your magazines and newspapers. Although the photos were commissioned by major newspapers and magazines, they were not published for public consumption. This time, you can focus on the ills through Don McMullin’s crisp lens and not be distracted by your favorite crossword puzzle. Have a look at what went on in the foul, bloody, repellent conflicts of Congo, Nigeria, Cambodia, Vietnam and Beirut among others. The photo exhibition is taking place at Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG from 10 am to 6 pm until May 6, 2019. It is your turn to witness the gruesome world behind wars and conflicts!

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Time Out 50 Exhibition: 50 Years, 50 Covers

by Silverhand

Posted on March 01, 2019 at 12:00 AM

It is hard to believe but Time Out magazine has turned 50 this year. The magazine has published 2,500 copies just in London alone since its first pocket-sized issue in 1968. Therefore, to celebrate their 50 years of service, Time Out partnered with the Museum of Brands located in Ladbroke Grove to put out an exhibition. An exhibition that entails 50 of their best covers. The original print issues on display will take you through a journey beginning in 1968, through the radicle 70s and swanky 80s showing covers of stars like David Bowie, Elton John, and Joanna Lumley. It also showcases the prowess of talented staff designers through to the present day. This is a piece of London’s pop and city cultural history you don’t want to miss out on. Come see how London progressed through the lens of Time Out Magazine. The Exhibition runs from Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm.

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