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Monthly Archives: May 2012

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SAVING BERWICK STREET MARKET

You can meet Sophie and Alex, students at the Architectural Association School of Architecture, usually every Tuesday and Wednesday at the Berwick Street Market in Soho, London. Their mission is to support the street marketers. Some of them are working there since more than 20 years and are now facing serious problems threatening their survival, such as increasing costs, a drop in trade and less goodwill by the council. To raise awareness for the marketer’s needs Sophie and Alex are inviting creatively and passionately people to tell what they wish for the street market. Our favourite initiative is the replica of the street market: Pedestrians can paint their ideas and wishes for the market.

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BRITISH AIRWAYS COLLABORATES WITH ARTISTS

Only 2 months left until the Olympic Games will start and attract thousands of visitors. A very stylish way to travel to London are nine special planes of British Airways. The airline had asked the British artists Tracey Emin and Pascal Anson to create the designs.

“The theme is the dove, which brings together the symbolism of the messenger for the ancient games and the modern reference to peace and unity.“

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REOPENING OF PHILLIPS DE PURY & COMPANY’S POP UP SHOP

Returning to the location at Claridge’s, the shop displays new works from the highly admired Tauba Auerbach, the young Eindhoven-based studio OS ? OOS and Philippe Malouin who is 2012 Design/ Miami’s ‘Designer of the Future’. Furthermore the shop features installations, limited-editions and prints by artists and designers such as Max Lamb, Martino Gamper, Michael Anastassiades, Faye Toogood, Bethan Laura Wood, David David, Snarkitecture, Brunno Jahara, Humans Since 1982, Victoria Wilmotte, Jonathan Muecke, Oevffice, and Ben Adams.

Dates
11 May – 13 June 2012
2-17 July 2012

Opening Hours
Monday – Saturday 10am – 7pm
Sunday 12pm – 5pm

Location
45 – 47 Brook Street
London

http://phillipsdepury.com/