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.
Tracey Emin has curated a small but powerful exhibition featuring a selection of paintings by her favourite artist – Norwegian… Read More
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.
Photographer and director Jess Kohl spoke to Lee Sharrock about her solo photographic exhibition with Collettivo Zero at Palzzo delle Arti in Naples.
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.
Art from the Juan Antonio Guirado Estate, Andreas Stylianou and Todd Williamson has been donated to an Artnet online exhibition and fundraisers organised by Galstian Advisory LLC.
The Connor Brothers, Anish Kapoor, Antony Gormley, Bambi, Julian Opie, Sarah Pope and Grayson Perry donate to Bonhams The Blue Auction To Raise Funds for NHS Charities Covid-19 Appeal
Lee Sharrock spoke to The Connor Brothers about the charity auction organised by Bonhams which features artworks donated by leading contemporary artists, and special experiences including a visit to Grayson Perry’s studio and lunch with Dame Joan Collins at Claridges after the lockdown is lifted.
Rob and Nick Carter talk to Lee Sharrock about their upcoming exhibition at Ben Brown Fine Arts, which will feature a new series of AI portraits of iconic artists including; Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo, Peter Blake and Yoko Ono.
Despite the wealth of museums and galleries worldwide exhibiting Picasso, the Royal Academy of Arts has managed to create an exhibition which looks at the maestro’s work with fresh eyes. Picasso and Paper features over 300 works
Curated by Tarek El Awady PH.D. the exhibition takes visitors on a journey through 9 galleries mapping the course of Tutankhamun’s passage to everlasting life.
Lee Sharrock talks to The Other Art Fair founder Ryan Stanier about the globalisation of his clever concept for an art fair aimed at non-represented artists, and gives insights into some of the artists he has an eye on.
‘ART on the Mind’ Contributing Artists Ian Davenport, Kristjana S Williams and Charming Baker talk to FAD
An impressive list of contemporary artists have generously donated to the 2nd ‘ART on the Mind’ exhibition to raise funds for Cardboard Citizens.
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 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,
‘Portrait of an Egg’ is a unique project conceived by Gavin Turk, which will involve his gigantic bronze egg sculpture ‘Ouevre being unveiled on the Somerset House River Terrace at Photo London on 14th April.
As the clock ticks ominously towards 29 March when Britain is set to leave the EU – with or without a deal – Martin Parr’s 30 year observation of British society through the lens of his camera presents us with a snapshot of our national identity, and an insight into the many different cultures, cults and ceremonies that colour the lives of the lower, middle and upper echelons of society.