ART & VIDEOS
If all the talk of going back to school is making you feel like exploring something cerebral, then we cannot recommend more highly signing up for London Art Studies online art courses. Pay a yearly, monthly or even a daily pass fee and you can watch over a 100 short videos hosted by art historians on anything from Klimt’s The Kiss to 5 things you need to know about Pop Art. The videos are always illuminating whilst avoiding unnecessary, complicated ‘art speak’ (which I always think is one of the most off putting aspects of the art world). London Art Studies was founded in 2011 for a few friends who gathered for lunch and a lecture and you can still sign up for the talks at the Bulgari Hotel but if time is short or you’re not in London on those dates, then the videos are a brilliant alternative (and if you’re ever stuck for a birthday gift, a great present too).