Born in Trier, Germany, and a graduate of the London College of Printing, Rut Blees Luxemburg’s work has been described as ominous and disconcerting, using large-format analogue photographs to capture a transient and sometimes disenchanting city. Ahead of London Dust, a small exhibition of her photography and film, opening at the Museum of London on 1 May 2015, we asked her a few questions about her work and the role London plays in its creation. Read the full post
Earlier this year, we acquired two works by one of London’s leading photographers, Rut Blees Luxemburg. They’re from her series London Dust, which takes an oblique look at the redevelopment of the City. The new acquisitions, plus a number of other works from the series, will be on display at the Museum of London from 1 May.
Planning a festive visit to the museum see our critically-acclaimed Sherlock Holmes exhibition? We’ve put our detective hats on to discover the best the City of London has to offer this Christmas to turn your cultural trip into a full festive experience in the heart of the city! Read the full post
A literal Greek translation for ‘museum’, which the English word derives from, our very own ‘House of Muses’ is a new, temporary structure inviting visitors to share their ideas about the future of the building. Read the full post
Welcome to the first in a series of book reviews from staff at the Museum of London, who will be delving into the shop’s selection of fiction, non-fiction, art and reference! First up, the museum’s Book Buyer Peter Matthews looks at a companion to The City of London, edited by the Barbican’s Nicholas Kenyon… Read the full post