The marks have been drawn or painted in ink and acrylic paint on canvas. There is no central point to the painting, but we can make out various architectural forms between the torrents of marks.
The Catalan capital is buzzing with creative energy. Each of its ten districts (districtes) has its own unique vibe and identity. From the lively bars and cafés of La Rambla…
“Different narratives reaffirm each other, exist because of the other. At the moment my drawings from life are of the people that I know, although recently I started to work on drawings that are more based on my surroundings and my everyday. “
“I love fashion and the power clothing can give you to take on the world, Donatella Versace is a true icon i feel i resonate with this quote because, in my work i want to portray the sexiness of the materials.”
‘My Bed’ is an iconic work of art. It is an artwork which splits opinions and provokes strong reactions.
A new exhibition at the Serpentine Galleries presents the work of Venezuelan artist Luchita Hurtdo. ‘I Live I Die I Will Be Reborn’ is…
The Jerwood Makers Open is an initiative to promote the “significance of making and materials within contemporary visual arts”. This reads like a broad remit but an emphasis on craft…
A brand-new exhibition at the Whitechapel gallery presents a major survey of work by Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz. He first came to prominence in the 1990’s and his artwork draws on
“The dialogue with the work and the space around it continually changes. Whether it be the work in the studio having a messier feel or being placed in an interior type gallery it could hold a homely relatable feel or if it is placed in a traditional white cube space it gives it a ‘finished’ feeling.”
‘Straight’ by artist Ai Weiwei is not straight forward. It is a monumental floor-based sculpture made up of 90 tons of carefully arranged steel rods.
“The effect of the figure in my painting is tantamount to being in a cage. They have no emotional expression and no vitality. They are neither the fantoccini of the world nor the dominator, neither the subject nor the object.”
“My work is all about what is not known, evident or visible. I’m really interested how we ‘know’ each other, how we assess our knowledge of each other, and how we continually renegotiate our relationship to each other. “
Monty is an artist. He’s also a fictional character and subject of the exhibition produced by Kwon Lee and curated by Zoe Watson at Copperfield Gallery.
Selected artists from the Contemporary British Painting Prize in discussion with Matthew Collings.
Here’s a round up of my favourite artists and artworks from this years London Art Fair.
“I’m interested in the relationship between the abstract and the figurative. The challenge is to the viewer. I aim to challenge their perspective of reality and see how far my work will take them.” – Willian Santos in discussion with featherblend.
‘I collect moments, senses and words from my everyday experiences, and this material begins to open relationships with other expanded subjects.’
‘This idea of the landscape that I am interested in is not always something physical, it could be a “dimension” informed by design, object, politics and the Internet.’
Typically, in representation, we strive to get close enough to saying the thing without being didactic or obvious. But if I paint a bland duck-looking duck in one portion of the painting, it becomes painfully boring to paint or look at a duck-looking duck a second time.’
The ArtGemini Prize is a celebration of international contemporary art by emerging and established artists from around the globe.
“Making paintings is basically making a series of decisions, and its one of the only things in life that makes me be really present with what i’m doing, so the…
Interview with artist Douglas Cantor for @floorrmagazine
Interview with artist Edgar Serran for @floorrmagazine
Artists at work No.2 @kobrastreetart
“Shock value for its own sake isn’t interesting, if it’s even possible to conjure it post-Information Age. However, I do look to inject a certain level of visual immediacy within…