Daniel Lismore ‘a living work of art’ creates crystal clad costumes for the Opera

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  English National Opera’s Artistic Consultant Daniel Kramer who is  staging a revival of Harrison Birtwistle’s iconic masterpiece THE MASK OF ORPHEUS had the inspired idea of inviting artist/designer  Daniel Lismore to design the costumes. Lismore, once described by Vogue as ‘England’s most outrageous dresser‘ has used 400,000 Swarovski crystals so that each of the … Continue reading

The great British artist Sir Howard Hodgkin Dies

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  The great British abstract painter Sir Howard Hodgkin has died aged 84 years old just a couple of weeks before a major show of his portraits opens at the National Portrait Gallery in London on 23 March.   Hodgkin was recognized as a central figure in contemporary art for over half a century, and the … Continue reading

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