Getting one’s bearings in a gallery or museum that doesn’t offer up a single bowl of fruit may be a bit disconcerting for the uninitiated. Such establishments can often be intimidating for the casual visitor. While the renowned Mr. So-and-So may have positively rocked the avant-garde movement of a particular decade in the last century, his work may not have entered the sphere of discussion for John Q. Public. The Saatchi Gallery of London doesn’t come with any baggage whatsoever and gives each and every visitor, both the experienced gallery hopper and the novice viewer, the opportunity to discover new artists and their works.
If you didn’t already know, the London Underground turned 150 on January 9th of this year. That date marks the first time a train left the Paddington Station to make a 3 ½ mile journey to Farringdon Station. Since then, metal carriages have transported close to a billion people a year to their final destination and everywhere in between. To celebrate, Insider London has pulled together some of the most interesting and/or ridiculous facts, inventive maps, and other quirks about London’s most important mode of transportation.
Barry Hoffman and Paddy Banks want to change the way you listen to music. They want to change the way you see music. They are Soundyoucansee.