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Friday, March 31, 2017

The horror of the IRA bombing of Canary Wharf 21 years ago have been marked with an exhibition opening today of previously-unseen photographs taken inside the bank that was wrecked.

A new art collection inspired by the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy by world-renowned fashion photographer-turned-artist Raphael Mazzucco is on public show in east London.

A new printworks has opened to help out struggling artists in London’s East End by offering low-cost facilities to reproduce their creative work.

Work by east London street artist Ben Eine inspired by a recent trip to Cuba has ‘unexpectedly’ raised £2,000 for the homeless charity Shelter.

An education charity developing the next generation of artists with a schools programme in east London that puts creative learning back in the classroom has put on its first year’s partnership exhibition of the youngsters’ artwork.

Artists have painted murals of endangered animals on the walls of an education centre in an east London cemetery park.

Internationally-renowned artist Alex Echo is getting his latest collection into shape to open at Canary Wharf next week.

A budding Italian artist currently living in London’s East End who paints for a hobby has achieved international recognition with one of her works now on show in downtown New York.

An artwork made entirely from non-degradable litter being dumped in the Thames aims to show the public the shock number of fish found with plastic in their gut.

Artists’ studio doors were flung open to the public for the first time in Wapping’s historic Pennington Street warehouse.

An old wishing well has made a wish come true for east London’s Bow Arts’ Nunnery Gallery—to get on a national a shortlist of venues to stage an event with world-renowned artist Susan Hiller.

An exhibition by world-renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz begins its global tour in London’s East End on Saturday.

Her Women New Portraits show opens to the public for the first time at Wapping, running for three weeks at the historic Hydraulic Power Station, before it starts its global tour.

A unique collection of artwork based on “bedtime stories” about the Krays opens tomorrow (Fri) in the heartland of London’s East End where the notorious gangland twins held court.

Artist Joe Machine wasn’t even born when the Kray twins went down for life for murdering rivals while running extortion rackets and crooked nightclubs in the 1950 and 60s.

A-List associates of ‘The Firm’ and crime fans from all over the country turned a Krays’ charity fundraiser at Whitechapel’s Blind Beggar pub into a ‘Kraysy’ rush for memorabilia of the notorious gangster family who ruled gangland from London’s East End.

Ex-Page 3 tabloid pin-up Maureen Flanagan, now in her 70s and running a charity shop in South Hackney, staged the memorabilia fair at the pub where Ronnie Kray shot dead rival gangster George Cornell in 1966.

One of the henchmen who “tidied up” for the Kray mobsters in London’s East End in the 1960s returns to the Blind Beggar pub tomorrow—scene of one of their notorious gangland executions—to squeeze some cash for his worthy cause.

A new art exhibition opens in London’s East End today which challenges conventionally-held views on mental health.

A prestigious arts education trust in London’s East End is holding its 20th anniversary birthday bash next month with the public being let in to peek behind the scenes—despite critics once predicting such things would flop.

Spitalfields Music summer festival returns to London’s East End next month for its 39th year with a new lights-and-music folie à deux staging its London premiere on June 6 and 7.

A shortlist of 23 artists living or working in East London are competing in an exhibition being staged in an old rum factory near the Tower of London waiting to see who gets a £10,000 prize and their own show.

Fifty leading artists each took a child in London’s deprived East End as their subject for paintings to highlight poverty alongside affluence which are about to go on public exhibition.

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