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Paul Klee – Making Visible at The Tate Modern

25.10.2013
Modernist, abstract artist, Bauhaus teacher; Paul Klee’s career was far-reaching and hugely valuable within art history. This latest exhibition on show at the Tate Modern traces the full extent of the Swiss-born artist’s career, from his early abstract colour patchworks to the more line-focused works created in the years leading up to his death in 1940...

Whistles muse: Lena Dunham

22.10.2013
The protagonist and creator of the gritty US series Girls displays a beguiling disregard for mainstream fashion. The 27-year old New Yorker is not a follower of trends or well-practiced wardrobe conventions, but a lover of offbeat, individual dressing both on-screen as Hannah Horvath and off-screen. Consequently, we were seriously intrigued by the news that Lena will soon direct a HBO series based on the memoir of infamous Bergdorf Goodman personal shopper Betty Halbreich. Here, we take a look at her idiosyncratic style...

Frieze Art Fair, London

18.10.2013
Undoubtedly, Frieze Art Fair is the most important event in the annual art calendar. This weekend, art collectors, creators and enthusiasts will congregate and schmooze to survey and purchase the best new talent within the art world. This year’s edition will house a total of 113 of the world’s leading contemporary art galleries within the huge tent in Regent’s Park...

Whistles Autumn Playlist

16.10.2013
Listen to this month's toe tappers we can't get enough of. Our highlights include the elecronic pop sounds of Manchester's newsest talent No Ceremony/// and the soft focus indie sounds of American band Wild Nothing...

When Britain Went Pop at Christie’s

16.10.2013
Christie’s new Mayfair space launched with a POP this week with it’s inaugural exhibition, When Britain Went Pop. The showcase homes in on the catalysts of the British pop art movement that developed in the early 1940s and reached its crescendo in the late 1960s, when many of the most iconic works of the era were produced...