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FAD Magazine covers contemporary art- News, Exhibitions, Interviews and cool art stuff reported on from London

The Upcoming: Travion Payne

In the first of this new FAD series of interviews with upcoming talent, Lee Sharrock talks to 27 year old artist Travion Payne about his love of Caravaggio, redressing the cultural imbalance in art by putting black people in the forefront, and the power of Instagram in gaining exposure for unsigned artists.

ReWild Artists Talk to Curator Lee Sharrock

Curator & writer Lee Sharrock has teamed up with Runway Gallery director Daniel Syrett to curate ‘ReWild’, an environmental exhibition featuring artists who are responding to the climate crisis in their art or capturing the beauty of a planet that we are gradually destroying.

Anish Kapoor at Houghton Hall / Photo by Sky Sharrock

Anish Kapoor at Houghton Hall

Anish Kapoor’s latest exhibition is the perfect post-lockdown tonic for the soul after months of confinement. In March when the world was blind-sided by Covid-19 and galleries and museums were forced to close and move online, their gradual reopening along with alternative exhibition venues such as the magnificent Houghton Hall, is a breath of fresh air for art lovers.

The Other Art Fair Top 5

The Summer 2019 London edition sees a new incarnation land in Kings Cross, presented by Saatchi Art, with the art fair taking over the central space of the West Handyside Canopy.

FAD Magazine Venice Biennale Top 10

There are some tough yet critical themes running through the 58th la Biennale di Venezia. The 2019 edition is curated by Ralph Rugoff and inspired by an ancient Chinese proverb which turned out to be a fallacy. Very appropriate for the unsettled times we are living through, where global economic disparity, alternative facts, migration and accelerated global warming are some of the most urgent topics concerning humanity and its future.

Nancy Fouts 1945-2019

Nancy Fouts was born in Seattle, USA, in 1945. She moved to London at the tender age of 16 when her parents had enrolled her in a finishing school, which was bizarrely called ‘The Monkey Club’ because the girls were taught to “Hear no evil, see no evil and speak no evil.” However, Nancy was never one to tow the line or follow the rules,

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