How. Is. It. March. Already?! 

Time may be flying – but, thankfully, there’s plenty of art and fashion to get excited by along the way. Happenings are coming in thick and fast from across our Capital, care of the National Portrait Gallery, Harvey Nichols and more. 

Uncover all and book your tickets, here...

Anthea Hamilton: The Prude
Last year, Turner Prize nominee, Anthea Hamilton, proved the talk of the town with her installation for the Tate Britain Commission, in collaboration with Jonathan Anderson’s Loewe. 

So, naturally, we were intrigued for what her forthcoming solo exhibition, The Prude, at the Thomas Dane Gallery would have in store for us… Not much has been revealed thus far – however, rest assured that you can expect a combination of objects and an immersive installation, with a heavy dose of florals and kimonos in tow. Watch this space!

Anthea Hamilton: The Prude runs from 7 March until 18 May, 2019 at 3 & 11 Duke Street, St. James’s, SW1Y. Click here to learn more. 
Main image © Anthea Hamilton. Courtesy the artist and Thomas Dane Gallery.

Dosso Dossi, Allegory of Fortune, c. 1530. Digital image courtesy of the Getty’s Open Content Program.

Renaissance Nude
No epochs are more synonymous with the artistic ‘nude’ than the 15th and 16th Centuries, which saw the Masters of the Renaissance – from Michelangelo to Leonardo, Titan and Raphael – take on a renewed interest in ancient Greek and Roman art. Copying from classical models, while experimenting with naturalistic approaches and non-religious matter, the artists created pivotal works that became central to European art.

Now, these full-scale paintings, bronze statuettes, anatomical studies and jewel-like illustrations are being brought together at the Royal Academy of Arts to shed light on this visual tradition… It’s a can’t-miss moment that’ll make for an excellent conversation starter!

The Renaissance Nude runs from 3 March until 2 June, 2019 at The Royal Academy of Arts, The Sackler Wing of Galleries, Burlington House, Royal Academy of Arts, W1J 0BD. Click here to book tickets.

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Bozeman Jankowska: Make it Your Own
Since its inception in the autumn of 2018, the sustainably-minded collectiveMaiyet, has clocked up over 65,000 followers on Instagram alone with its platform that curates luxury positive-impact brands.

Fostering the spirit of community and collaboration, and offering a new approach to retail – popping-up throughout the year in new locations, aligned with its identity – the collective has this month taken up residency at Harvey Nichols’ CANVAS space, where interactive workshops and educational discussions are getting underway with pioneers across ethical fashion and beauty

Our pick of the pool? Get creative and customise your own blazer with designer Bozena Jankowska – of her namesake "label with a purpose" – who will be offering you the chance to select from a choice of fabrics, linings and buttons for one very special, made-to-order piece.

Bozena Jankowska: Make it Your Own runs from 3pm until 8pm on Saturday 2 March, 2019 at Harvey Nichols, 109-125 Knightsbridge, Belgravia, London SW1X 7RJ. Click here for more information. 

Only Human: Martin Parr
Once dubbed as “arguably Britain’s greatest living photographer", Martin Parr is a living legend of the medium. Turning an anthropological lens on modern life – with a focus on the social classes of England, as he investigates British identity – Parr’s work provides ample food for thought, particularly at this pivotal moment in the political landscape.

Supported by Gucci, never-before-seen works join his most publicly esteemed pieces in a major new exhibition under the roof of the National Portrait Gallery. Photography lovers, start queuing now! 

Only Human: Martin Parr runs from 7 March until 27 May, 2019 at The National Portrait Gallery, St Martin’s Place, London, WC2H 0HE. Click here to book tickets.

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