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Setsuko Ono, Artist, with Donna Freed GORGEOUS LIVES on Radio Gorgeous

18 Feb 2018

Setsuko Ono, Artist with Donna Freed GORGEOUS LIVES on Radio Gorgeous  Setsuko Ono, younger sister of Yoko Ono, grew up and was educated in Japan, Europe and the USA. Following in her father’s footsteps, she worked for the World Bank while also studying art formally. She started exhibiting once she retired in 2003 and her first…

Philippa Adams, Senior Director of Saatchi Gallery with Donna Freed on RADIO GORGEOUS

18 Oct 2017

   Philippa Adams with Donna Freed on RADIO GORGEOUS Gorgeous Culture: Philippa Adams, Senior Director of Saatchi Gallery and Curator of Iconoclasts: Art Out of the Mainstream and artists Alexi Williams-Wynn and Kate MccGwire with Donna Freed. www.saatchigallery.com @saatchigallery insta: kate_mccgwire #alexiwilliamswynn

Cynthia Corbett Gallery & Young Masters Competition OPEN to ALL ARTISTS on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke

10 Mar 2017

Cynthia Corbett Gallery & Young Masters Competition: OPEN to ALL ARTISTS on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke Josephine went down to Battersea Affordable Art Fair to meet up with ex international economist turned art dealer the effervescent Cynthia Corbett. You don’t need to be super rich to buy art from the art fair you can…

DOYENNE of British POP Art DEBORAH AZZOPARDI Gorgeous LIVES on Radio Gorgeous with Josephine Pembroke

21 Jun 2016

    Deborah Azzopardi THE DOYENNE of British POP Art showing at the Cynthia Corbett Gallery Josephine Pembroke merrily interviews the British pop artist Deborah Azzopardi who creates art in her own home day and night. Deborah explains that it is people who inspire her and her muses are often not aware of their sensuality….

LADIES ROOM at The Edwardian Cloakroom – Exploring an INTIMATE Women’s Space Julie Hill and Catherine Anyango

09 Feb 2016

    Ladies’ Room at The Edwardian Cloakroom – Julie Hill and Catherine Anyango   LADIES ROOM is an artistic collaboration by artists Catherine Anyango and Julie Hill that uses various platforms such as exhibitions, screenings and events to explore ideas of femininity in contemporary culture. They draw from the filmic notion of mise-en-scene to…

Jeanne Masoero Fine Artist

15 Jun 2015

Studio visit with artist Jeanne Masoero. In conjunction with the Mexican Year of Exchange, independent art advisor and curator Sandra Higgins is showing Jeanne Masoero’s Invisible Cities: A Mayan Journey. The paintings – figures in light – were inspired by her visits to Mayan sites in the late 1970’s; they resemble topographical maps created out…

ARTIST Susy Michie – APHORISMS at the Hospital Club LONDON

05 Feb 2015

Artist Susy Michie is obsessed with pattern. Her powerful, intricately textured works are created with thousands of minuscule pencil marks. Josephine joins Susie at The Hospital Club for a private tour of her current exhibition. www.susanmichie.com @sumichieartist  General Enquiries anna@sannegrundberg.com For more GORGEOUSNESS join our mailing list www.radiogorgeous.com

VENUS by Grace Vane Percy – Nude Photographer on Radio Gorgeous

18 Dec 2014

  Photographer Grace Vane Percy talks to Josephine about the cult of Venus in relation to her beautiful black and white book celebrating the female nude: Venus. She loves to highlight and accentuate what is beautiful, not necessarily perfect in women.  www.gracevanepercy.com @GraceVanePercy  Inspired by Women? Then sign up to GORGEOUS MAIL at www.radiogorgeous.com

Maripaz Jaramillo Ellas (Them) – Colombian Artist

16 Jun 2014

Maripaz Jaramillo Ellas (Them) – Colombian Artist Colombian artist Maripaz Jaramillo returns to London for a solo show at the Sandra Higgins Art Gallery. She talks to Donna about the changes in her life that have brought about radical changes in her art work. She is both unabashedly feminist and sensual. Sandra Higgins tells us…

Gillian Anderson Price Every Day Vintage Luxuries

03 Apr 2014

Length: 15.00     Gorgeous Living – Gillian Anderson Price If you’re looking for Suffragette jewellery or an early Kelly bag or naked lady playing cards from days gone by (and who isn’t?), Gillian Anderson Price’s wondrous shop in Mayfair will be your first and last stop. She sells all things vintage except clothing including…

Velvet Eccentric Interiors with Abigail Ahern the UK’s hottest Interior Designer

06 Feb 2014

IMAGE ABOVE : ABIGAIL AHERN’s HOME PRESS the White triangle above to hear/ Length  17.06 Problems with the LINK ABOVE or WANT A PODCAST ? PRESS  THIS LINK  ‘”I can’t have enough velvet” Hannah from Velvet Eccentric VELVET ECCENTRIC what does that name conjure up? Something British, lustrous, unpredictable, luxurious. It is the name of a…

Luxury Crafts from the UK – THE NEW CRAFTSMEN celebrating and promoting crafts

31 Oct 2013

PRESS the White triangle above to hear/ Length 19.30 Problems with the LINK ABOVE or WANT A PODCAST ? PRESS  THIS LINK     “A COLLECTION OF THE COOLEST CRAFTERS IN THE LAND” – SUNDAY TIMES  The New Craftsmen was founded in 2012 by Natalie Melton, Catherine Lock  and Mark Henderson a threesome who have invented a…

Author Jane Eastoe – The Victorian Pharmacy on GORGEOUS READS

26 Sep 2013

PRESS the White triangle above to hear Problems with the LINK ABOVE or WANT A PODCAST ? PRESS  THIS LINK   Podcast  LENGTH : The ever so gorgeous Jane Eastoe is interviewed here by Donna Freed. Miss Eastoe is talking about her book which was created in conjunction with the BBC television series, examining the growth…

Author Louise Candlish/ Arts Special with Tatty Devine, Women Art Dealers, Silvia Ziranek

30 Aug 2013

PRESS the White triangle above to hear Problems with the LINK ABOVE? PRESS this one Show Length   1.31 GORGEOUS GOSSIP – we all have times when we look back on our life and realise we were a bit unhinged. We talk about it in our weekly feature GG. Author of The Week – LOUISE…

Charlotte Johnson Wahl with Mary Killen on GORGEOUS LIVES

17 Jul 2013

  All music on today’s Gorgeous Lives was chosen by Charlotte. Charlotte Johnson Wahl is the mother of four exeptionally talented children, the most famous of whom is the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson.  Charlotte has a much lower public profile than the children’s father, Stanley Johnson yet she is an artist of real stature…

Corinne Drewery SWING OUT SISTER

08 May 2013

Corinne Drewery Swing Out Sister Gorgeous Lives features Corinne Drewery lead singer of Swing out Sister. All the music by Swing out Sister. Pop diva Corinne Drewery was one of the first video stars in the UK becoming globally famous in the 80’s with her Grammy nominated hit Break Out. Corinne talks frankly about her life her…

Mary Killen on Betty Parsons | Arts: Ursula Martinez | Beauty: Emma Hill | Society: Lisa Campbell

22 Mar 2012

Spectator Magazine’s Mary Killen tells us about the pioneering childbirth guru Betty Parsons. Donna Freed talks to performance artist and cult cabaret diva, Ursula Martinez about her provocative new show. Combining stand up, live art and character comedy, ‘My Stories, Your Emails’ is about the responses she received after her infamous ‘Hanky Panky’ routine, after…

Ursula Martinez, cult cabaret diva on My Stories, Your Emails | What happens when your private parts go public…

Donna Freed talks to performance artist and cult cabaret diva, Ursula Martinez about her provocative new show. Combining stand up, live art and character comedy, ‘My Stories, Your Emails’ is about the responses she received after her infamous ‘Hanky Panky’ routine, after it was illicitly posted online. We talked to Ursula about art, fame, control,…

Elsa Quarsell on The Domestic Burlesque

20 Feb 2012

Photographer Elsa Quarsell reveals the fascinating stories behind her beautiful and intriguing book The Domestic Burlesque. This exciting project took her all over the world, photographing burlesque performers in their own homes; creating wonderful images, bursting with narrative and personality. www.thedomesticburlesque.com Elsa Quarsell is a Swedish photographer who has been based in London since 1999….