Harriet Thorpe what was your ArtThing of 2015?
Ambitious angles, bright colours and stretched linen achieve a surprising sense of balance in the fantastic/chromatic world of Sinta Tantra.
London’s a very tough cookie as far as cities and being an artist goes. Spending a short amount of time in New York when I went out for NADA and LA, it feels like the opportunities there, if you’re an artist, are more in abundance.
David Birkin is a New York based artist working with research based, socially and politically informed art. Birkin made the series, Profiles in 2011, while working with an organisation called Iraq Body Count, an Iraqi casualty database.
Not without room for improvement and by no means definitive, here is a list of reliable destinations for international art news online.
An alien has descended on Bermondsey Square, but don’t worry it’s just a new Public Art sculpture by artist Karen Tang. Unveiled on Tuesday 7th October the sculpture is inspired by sci-fi film The Giant Behemoth which was set in Bermondsey in the 1950s.
There are certain challenges surrounding the display of video art and it is up to curators and art technicians to be practical and creative at the same time.
For centuries, Western art traditions have been centred on creating tangible and physical objects such as paintings, architecture and sculpture. Viewing art therefore, has been about seeing and looking. In contemporary art today, often something non-tangible must be accepted, even momentarily, to allow the artist to make their intended impression.
Pace London’s summer group show is curated around the theme of food. Flavoured with humour and a pinch of salt, the theme is a blatant response to the explosion of food imagery in social media, television and publishing.
Newsha Tavakolian is used to being behind the lens, but today she’s in the spotlight at the Whitechapel gallery where she spoke about her work in July 2014.
So much information exists within the fourth dimension of the internet, but what are the advantages of moving back into the third dimension of the non-virtual world?
There are places in the world which invite fiction, imaginative answers and scientific confusion.
Heavier than our personal belongings themselves is our emotional attachment to them. And what about the social, cultural and political meanings that they also carry?
The Berlin Art Prize announcement and exhibition opening happened on the evening of Saturday 14th 2014. The exhibition took place… Read More
I questioned how knowledge of non-visual and non-aesthetic properties affected my visual appreciation of the objects.
The Artport, some criticisms