Rebecca Steel

Rebecca is a human geography graduate of Durham University. Whilst studying, she chaired the arts committee at her college, arranging exhibitions for students and local artists. Since graduation she has pursued an interest in heritage and wildlife conservation, working for the National Trust and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. This interest, combined with an appreciation of fine art, stems from an artistic family upbringing in Suffolk. She also has an eclectic musical taste, enjoying a variety of gigs and occasionally wiping the dust off her clarinet to play a tune or two.
Two exceptional exhibitions at Rebecca Hossack Gallery: David Farrer's Scale and Silver: 25th Anniversary Exhibition

Step into Rebecca Hossack's Charlotte Street Gallery to be greeted by a menagerie of papier-mâché animal heads by artist David Farrer for the exhibition Scale. Shrunk or enlarged to fit on shields, these playful creations are beautifully made from discarded newspapers. Rebecca Hossack's Conway Street Gallery is also well worth a visit while it hosts Silver, a 25th anniversary exhibition.

Sunday 8th December 2013 Read more...
Stunningly detailed: Sculpture by Yutaka Sone at David Zwirner London

Cities carved into blocks of marble and a fake palm tree – these are the awe-inspiring works in Yutaka Sone's latest exhibition. Hosted by David Zwirner London, this is the first time that Sone's three island cities have been displayed together, demonstrating his mastery of stonework.

Wednesday 27th November 2013 Read more...
Donovan Wylie: Vision as Power at the Imperial War Museum London

In Vision as Power Donovan Wylie documents the use of military observation from the British Watchtowers of his Northern Irish homeland, to the Outposts of Afghanistan. Wylie's captivating photographs, on display at the Imperial War Museum London, are concerned with the powerful role of surveillance in the modern world.

Thursday 24th October 2013 Read more...
Out of the Shadows: MacDonald Gill at PM Gallery and House

Out of the Shadows: MacDonald Gill brings to light the many achievements of a man whose name has been largely forgotten. PM Gallery and House host London's first retrospective of the graphic designer's work. His beautifully detailed drawings and humorous poster maps are enthralling relics from the first half of the 20th century. It is well worth a journey to Ealing to witness this cartographic paradise.

Friday 20th September 2013 Read more...
A fascinating property designed by William Morris: Red House in Bexleyheath

Red House is a fascinating property designed inside and out by William Morris, Philip Webb, and their Pre-Raphaelite contemporaries. It demonstrates the building blocks of the Arts and Crafts movement and Morris's penchant for medieval garden design. Todays visitors will appreciate this vision as much as his friends, who escaped unsightly Victorian London to stay at this enchanting home.

Sunday 1st September 2013 Read more...
Architecture for everyone – Richard Rogers RA: Inside Out at Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts

Richard Rogers RA: Inside Out at the Royal Academy examines the life, politics, ethos and designs of one of the most ambitious and pioneering architects of our time. More than a simple celebration of his achievements, it expresses the social goals that fuel Rogers’ ideas. In keeping with Rogers' democratic values, there is something here to interest everyone.

Sunday 21st July 2013 Read more...
Nash, Nevinson, Spencer, Gertler, Carrington, Bomberg: A Crisis of Brilliance, 1908–22 at Dulwich Picture Gallery

A Crisis of Brilliance pays tribute to the exceptional talents of former Slade students Nash, Nevinson, Spencer, Gertler, Carrington and Bomberg. The Dulwich Picture Gallery presents key works by these six British artists during the years 1908–22: a dynamic period of history, incorporating the Great War.

Sunday 16th June 2013 Read more...
Art Deco glamour: Eltham Palace and Gardens

Visitors can immerse themselves in Art Deco glamour inside the beautifully restored Eltham Palace, or stroll through its glorious 1930s gardens. Upon doing so, they will discover a rich and varied history, spanning many centuries, from medieval to post war times.

Tuesday 14th May 2013 Read more...
Paintings by David Inshaw at The Fine Art Society

Steeped with emotion from his own life experiences, David Inshaw's paintings at The Fine Art Society show-off a career-spanning skill for capturing the beauty and mystery of everything natural. Relationships are laid bare, memories re-lived and a sense of timeless magic hangs in the air.

Thursday 18th April 2013 Read more...
Self Contained: Rebecca Fortnum at the Freud Museum

Rebecca Fortnum's Self Contained on display at the Freud Museum relates to strands of Anna Freud's psychoanalytic work, particularly exploring the workings of the minds of children and the imagination. Fortnum's work with silverpoint is remarkably skilful, and the pieces exhibited enhance an already-intriguing venue steeped in history.

Friday 8th March 2013 Read more...
Giorgio Morandi Works on Paper at the Estorick Collection

The Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art hosts an exhibition of Giorgio Morandi's etchings and watercolours. Here is a rare opportunity to view a large range of his works, on loan from Bologna. Morandi is the master of artistic restraint, with a quiet, individualistic approach that belies his association with modern art movements.

Thursday 17th January 2013 Read more...
Quentin Blake: New Etchings, Lithographs and Drawings at Marlborough Fine Art

Straying from his traditional watercolour and pen-and-ink, well-known illustrator Quentin Blake dips into printmaking and lithography. At Marlborough Fine Art, his recent works include some gloomier portraits, but Blake's trademark style and humour will not disappoint his fans.

Friday 14th December 2012 Read more...
John Bartlett's London Sublime at Guildhall Art Gallery

Artist John Bartlett's paintings respond to the changing landscape of urban London, engaging with themes of riot and unrest. His works are also in dialogue with the history of London itself, and the ways this has been portrayed in artworks of the past. This exhibition at the Guildhall Art Gallery gives viewers plenty to think about – well worth a look.

Thursday 8th November 2012 Read more...


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