Triennial of Photography, various venues, Hamburg

Hamburg is a city striding towards an ever-prosperous future. The talk now is of putting together a bid for the 2024 Olympics, and even the controversy over the much-delayed, over-budget Elbe Philharmonic Hall in the harbour has done little to dent the city’s self-confidence. ...Read More

MIcrotrends: Extreme origami

Along with home-brew beer and wife-swapping, origami was a quintessential Seventies hobby. Now it’s a serious alpha-geek activity, inspiring pan-Pacific folding competitions and laser-aided design ...Read More

Florence Temko: origami teacher and author

Florence Temko was one of the most prolific authors of origami books in the English language and renowned as an expert origami teacher. She wrote her first craft book in 1962; a further 70 or so followed. Florence Maria Marx was born in Wembley, ...Read More

American Gothic

Why? One of America’s most recognisable couples will be paying a visit to London next month. And, no, it’s not the Trumps – though, come to think of it, this pair would probably have voted for Donald, given that he won Iowa on a ...Read More

Visual art: Painting with Light, Tate Britain, SW1

If not precisely misleading, the subtitle of the new Tate Britain exhibition Painting with Light (Art and Photography from the Pre-Raphaelites to the modern age) may lead the visitor to expect a riot of colourful bee-stung beauties and flame-haired stunners, alongside wistful photographs in ...Read More
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