From Bowie Collection to Turning Inwards and Trying to Float: Your Culture Guide to November

Eat: East by West by Jasmine Hemsley, the best-selling author, chef and entrepreneur has perfectly fused ancient Ayuryedic principles with the best British seasonal ingredients in her latest manifestation, East by West. East by West offers an amazing all day menu overflowing with bold flavours. The restaurant has opened as a pop up within the Maiyet Concept Store on Conduit Street and will be open until the 13th January. 

  East By West, by Jasmine Hemsley. 

East By West, by Jasmine Hemsley. 

Go: Louise Bourgeois: Turning Inwards, Hauser & Wirth, Somerset. For the first time, Louise Bourgeois’s series of 38 soft-ground etchings are on show together at Hauser & Wirth, Somerset, in the exhibition, Turning Inwards. The drawings are accompanied by a selection of the artist’s sculptures from 1970 to 2005, casting new light on the themes of femininity, sexuality, botany, family and infancy in her work. The all-encompassing exhibition mirrors the intricacy of Bourgeois’ work. Each room embodies something different: a theme, a memory, a moment in the artist’s life that has notably influenced her artistry. From 2nd October – 1st January 2017

  From Louise Bourgeois: Turning Inwards, Hauser & Wirth, Somerset. 

From Louise Bourgeois: Turning Inwards, Hauser & Wirth, Somerset. 

Read: Trying To Float: Coming of Age in the Chelsea Hotel, by Nicolaia Rips Set in New York’s infamous Chelsea Hotel, this wry and occasionally cutting coming-of-age story gives us an exceptional glimpse into the eccentric world of the Chelsea Hotel, where the author Nicolaia Rips has lived her entire life. 

Visit: David Bowie Collection, Sotheby's. This November, Sotheby’s in Bond Street will stage Bowie/Collector, a three-part sale encompassing over 350 works from the private collection of legendary musician David Bowie. At the heart of of the sale is a remarkable group of more than 200 works by many of the most important British artists of the 20th Century, including Frank Auerbach, Damien Hirst, Henry Moore and Graham Sutherland. On display to the public from 1st November – 10th November. 

  From The Bowie Collection, Sotheby's. 

From The Bowie Collection, Sotheby's. 

See: Rodin and Dance, Courtauld Gallery, Somerset House. Head over to The Courtauld Gallery to view the first major exhibition to explore Rodin’s fascination with dance and bodies in extreme acrobatic poses. The exhibition explores a series of experimental sculptures known as the Dance Movements made in 1911, offering a rare glimpse into Rodin’s unique working practices. From 20th October 2016 – 22 January 2017.