DKUK has performed thousands of haircuts each year since its opening in 2014. The difference is that these transformations are done in front of artworks, rather than mirrors, as part of the 6 exhibitions that make up the DKUK annual calendar.
The London Art Fair’s online edition runs 18th-31st Jan. As in the physical versions, the best material is fairly evenly split between 20th century British classics and contemporary work – so here are two picks from each category:
Mehretu’s expansive, and incredibly labour intensive works each tackle their own important themes—immigration, displacement, social and economic inequality, and natural disasters
“I don’t have hard and fast rules about these things” the British artist says when asked about the impetus for… Read More
Already it seems somewhat normal that Art Basel Miami and its numerous satellites were held online this year. That doesn’t mean the sun and parties and in-person experiences of art aren’t missed, but they’re not easy to get to anyway… Here are four works which interested me among the 2600 works ‘shown’:
Tracey Emin has curated a small but powerful exhibition featuring a selection of paintings by her favourite artist – Norwegian… Read More
Probably the art fair most suited for online Daata Fair, an art fair dedicated to showcasing the best of international… Read More
Vivian Springford at Almine Rech is only the artist’s second solo show; The opening exhibition was in 2018 when Almine Rech Gallery first began to represent Springford’s estate.
Blood, clouds graphics and ceramics.
Even at the opposite end of the gallery, each individual component of the painting was so intense that, when combined, a rich mix of emotion exuded from the canvas. Each work, as a matter of fact, in American painter Amy Sillman’s exhibition, Twice Removed seemed to have this effect.
If the first round of ‘lockdown art online’ was characterised by the sheer volume of material, from galleries and fairs alike, the second UK lockdown coincides with attempts to enhance the focus. That was visible in two recent fairs: Art Basel and TEFAF (The European Fine Art Fair, here in its New York edition but online). ‘OVR:20c’, Art Basel’s Online Viewing Rooms.
The show revealed twenty-two original works by Canadian/ American street artist Richard Hambleton, (30″ x 84″ acrylic on Japanese Kinwashi paper,) in conjunction with American photographer Franc Palaia’s images of Hambleton’s original “Shadowman” street art series
Migrants, war, sex, feathers and stone.
Dylan Kraus is a most unlikely monk. He wears giant North Face coats and camo, has tattoos like tendrils across his arms and neck, and is distractingly good-looking; boyish, blue-eyed, pillowed lips.
Snakes, witches, moths, architecture and photography.