2019 saw a returned interest in the ancient art of cameo jewellery. Wartski’s held a exhibition of cameo’s by Europe’s greatest gem engravers and Liz Swig, founder of LizWorks, unveiled of a breathtakingly modern interpretation of the ancient medium by artists Catherine Opie and Cindy Sherman at the Venice Biennale.
Patrick Hughes was dapper, wearing a three piece blue suit, as he led us through the history of his work. He eloquently reflected on the progression, and residing themes, of his creative career: from his epiphany at a train station in the 1960s, to his whimsical rainbow ‘f*** you’ to Mondrian
The Museum of Islamic Art (MIA) in Doha, Qatar, is a monument to the Islamic Arts. Opened in 2008 the museum aims to shed light on the rich cultural origins of the Middle East.
Introducing ‘Her Prints’ ‘Her Prints’ promotes early career female artists, giving them a platform to display their work and train… Read More
The Exhibition Her Prints at Kopple Projects Central, Poland Street, London exhibited 22 unique risograph prints produced by a group of 12 highly talented early-career female contemporary artists. The prints play with materiality and the everyday, transforming objects into a colourful collage which questions the fabric of life.
2 ¼’ closed on 1st June 2019. The show was the first presentation of William Eggleston’s work at the Gallery’s London address and Eggleston’s second solo exhibition since joining David Zwirner in 2016. The show included 17 photographs all taken in 1977.
Diamonds aren’t just a girl’s best friend… as visible in ‘Maharajas and Mughal Magnificence – A collection of Extraordinary Treasures.’
Marilyn Monroe might have crooned “diamonds were a girls best friend”. Yet, clearly she had not seen the treasury of an Indian prince.
Positive Fashion The Cycle of Life: Upcycling stones and bones with the London based, New York raised jewellery designer, Tarra Rosenbaum:
Sustainability and diversity are increasingly important key-words in the fashion industry. Climate change protesters used London Fashion Week as a stage for spreading the message and to ask questions about where are clothes coming from. The increased awareness and active engagement with positive fashion has inspired many designers to become more imaginative with where they source materials.
We caught up with German artist Armin Bohm in his studio in Berlin and asked a few questions.