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Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon @ NPG

This fascinating photographic exhibition will illustrate the life of actress and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993). From her early years as a chorus girl in London’s West End through to her philanthropic work in later life, Portraits of an Icon will explore the rise of one of the world’s most photographed and recognisable stars.

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#Hepburn is at #NPG until October

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Booking for 2015’s Open House Weekend now open

The list of venues opening for this year’s Open House Weekend will be revealed next Friday (14th Aug).

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What are you waiting for? Get Booking!

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VIVIAN MAIER | Beetles & Huxley

Visit up to eight exhibitions per year by the world’s master photographers. Central London photography gallery.

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India: Taxi Seats As A Showcase For Young Designers In Mumbai

We all know the typical Indian taxis from Bollywood movies. Each taxi driver gives his vehicle a unique look to stand out of the crowd of taxis. In Mumbai, they’re even part of the city’s heritage. A group of 30 young Indian designers builds on this idea by using taxi interiors to exhibit their work.

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Come on #London #Taxis ..follow suit? #LondonUnderground? #Tube carriages? The #Overground? 

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Booking for 2015’s Open House Weekend opens today

The list of venues opening for this year’s Open House Weekend will be revealed next Friday (14th Aug).

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Get Booking!

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Closes today: Raymond Cauchetier’s New Wave Statement – James Hyman Gallery

“To mark Raymond Cauchetier’s 95th birthday, and to coincide with the publication of a new monograph on his work, James Hyman Gallery is delighted to present a new exhibition: Raymond Cauchetier’s New Wave. The exhibition includes never-before-editioned photographs selected from Cauchetier’s own private archive.”

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Until August 14

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Thursday Music: The Shins – Pink Bullets

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What a delightful video!

With thanks to Skopje Acoustic for the intro 🙂

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Summer Exhibition 2015 @ Royal Academy of Arts

Get ready to discover your new favourite artist as we head into a summer of colour at the RA. From painting to installation art, you’ll find it all at the Summer Exhibition.

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Serpentine Pavilion 2015: a rainbow wormhole ready to suck you into another dimension

A psychedelic pupa has landed in London, and its twisting tunnels were specially designed to be an Instagram paradise

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I want to go inside!

A visit to the Serpentine is imminent.

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