Monthly Archives: December 2013

Richard Hamilton At ICA | Presentation Of Two Installations

Two installations by the late renowned artist Richard Hamilton are to be exhibited at the ICA from 12 February – 6 April 2014 to coincide with the Tate Modern retrospective and to reflect the related between Hamilton and the ICA.

Richard Hamilton | Tate Modern Retrospective

Following on from the two-installation exhibition at the ICA, Richard Hamilton’s career is set to be exhibited with the Tate Modern gearing up to showcase his 60 year career featuring works from his early exhibition designs of the 1950s to the more modern paintings up until his death in 2011.

Detox Juice And Mocktail Bars | A Healthy Start To The New Year

Forget the greengrocers for your New Year’s fruit and veg health-kick. Here at Ultra Vie we have compiled a selection of the top London juice bars that have your January detox resolution all covered. From delicious energy boosting blends, to mocktails and healing teas, check out our selection on where to go to have a fruity and healthy start to 2014.

Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined | Royal Academy Opens Doors to International Architects

In January 2014, the Royal Academy will open its doors to architectural practices from around the world. Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined, is an attempt to ‘explore the essential elements of architecture’. Endeavouring to explain how architecture interacts with people, how the senses interact with people’s perception of space, proportion, materials and light.

Richard Deacon | Tate Britain Exhibition

Known for such works as After 1998, Turner Prize winner, Richard Deacon, will present a major exhibition at the Tate Britain. Comprising of around 40 pieces, the exhibition is a chronological survey of one of Britain’s foremost sculptors of today. The exhibition is to feature a range of sculptures and drawings, ranging from the large to the very small, made from an assortment of organic and everyday materials.

Roast: A Very British Cookbook | Christmas Turkey Recipe

On shelves since November, Roast: A Very British Cookbook by Marcus Verberne is one of our favourite cook books of the year, as it is full of brilliant recipes and philosophies on fresh produce. With Christmas Eve just around the corner, we thought we would share some of Marcus’s wisdom by providing you with his top-notch recipe for the perfect Christmas Turkey!


If you ever needed a reason to visit Shoreditch in London’s east end, new restaurant Andina is it. Dreamed up by restaurateur Martin Morales, founder of Ceviche in Soho, Andina opened at the beginning of December and serves healthy cuisine inspired by Peruvian dishes from the Andes region.

Prudential Eye Awards |Shortlist Announced

Twenty Asian artists have been shortlisted for this year’s Prudential Eye Awards with the awards ceremony commencing on 18th January 2014 in Suntec City, Singapore.

Blackfoot | Pork-inspired Restaurant In Exmouth Market

Ever-popular Exmouth Market in Clerkenwell has welcomed a new pork-inspired restaurant in December. Tom Ward, who spent five years as operations manager at locally-sourced fast-food chain Leon, has opened neighbourhood restaurant Blackfoot to explore his attachment to all things porcine.

Let The Countdown Begin | Our Guide To The Top New Year’s Eve Parties

The biggest party of the year is just around the corner. That’s right, New Year’s Eve is the one night you are sure to stay up into the early hours of the morning and toast the night away with a few glasses of bubby. But in a bustling city like London, there are sometimes just too many choices. So to make it easier for you, we have compiled a list of the top spots to countdown this year.

Art News | The Week In Pictures

This week’s roundup of art news | 7th – 13th December

Hixter| Mark Hix’s Latest Mix Of Food And Art

New chicken and steak venue Hixter opened recently in Devonshire Square, following on from the success of Tramshed, owned by the same company HIX Restaurants. Located in the OId East India Company warehouse, the basement will house Mark’s Bar which will serve a range of cocktails old and new.