Wellcome Institute

Re:View – ‘Dirt’

The latest exhibition at the Wellcome Institute on Euston Road is its filthiest show ever. And it turns out to be rather disappointing.. ‘Dirt’ looks at around 200 artefacts spanning visual art, documentary photography, cultural ephemera, scientific objects, film and literature connecting with dirt and public health, and in fairness the exhibition should have been […]

My Favourite Forgotten Fact About London

Until 1916, Harrods used to sell customers cocaine over the counter. My pal Mike Jay is currently curating ‘High Society: Mind-Altering Drugs In History & Culture’ at the Wellcome Institute Gallery, Euston Rd.