In 1958 the Whitechapel hosted Pollock’s first UK exhibition, shocking the public with 58 visceral, paint-splattered canvases. Sixty years on, it looks back at the exhibition’s impact and radical design.
Forget hitting the slopes: get your après-ski fix at this luxe chalet-inspired bar. Cosy up in a fur-lined booth and sip on festive cocktails like the Dry Slope, laced with elderflower.
Join Charlie Brown and the gang as Somerset House pays tribute to Peanuts. Original cartoons sit alongside tributes by big contemporary art names: think Ryan Gander deconstructing Linus’s psyche, or David Musgrave getting all anatomical with Snoopy.
Image credits: © Pierre Bonnard, Coffee, 1915; © Jackson Pollock, Installation view of Jackson Pollock exhibition, 1958; © Archer Street; © Pérou short evening dress, Autumn Winter 1954 Haute Couture collection, H line. Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Gift of Cecil Beaton. Photo © Laziz Hamani