Category: Art

The Ward by Gideon Mendel

‘With The Ward, by photographer Gideon Mendel, the first exhibition in our #lineage series, we set our intentions: to display our heritage through beautiful, contemplative experiences that reflect Pearson’s exquisite chapel. ‘The exhibition is a hopeful reminder of how far we have come in our treatment of Aids, both medically and socially. Pictures that were challenging and...

12 Sep 201718 Oct 2018

Counterculture in Fitzrovia – Past and Present

Counterculture in Fitzrovia – Past and Present Barry Miles and Hannah Watson in conversation at the chapel Wednesday 25 October, 18:30 to 20:30; tickets only £6 Since the Bohemians settled in the area in the 1920s and named it after their favourite pub ‘The Fitzroy Tavern’, Fitzrovia has long held a burgeoning history of counterculture through its resident writers,...

31 Aug 201718 Oct 2018

The past is beautiful

“I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don’t have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.” ―Virginia Woolf, Fitzrovia Resident As artistic director of an important heritage site, I often feel like a time traveller. In...

27 Jul 201718 Oct 2018

Claudi Casanovas: Quart Minvant (11-23 July)

Claudi Casanovas’s third solo exhibition with Erskine, Hall & Coe will open in July within the Fitzrovia Chapel. This exhibition will present the final instalment, Quart Minvant, of a body of work that began with Lluna Nova in 2013 and included Quart Creixent in 2014. Quart Minvant (Waning Crescent) explores the notion of emptiness. “The...

29 Jun 201718 Oct 2018