Roehampton’s Alton Estate was once considered an architectural marvel. The design of the buildings in this south west London estate was influenced by leading modernist architect, Le Corbusier…
MASP is renowned for having a great selection of European art but they also have an important collection of modern and contemporary Brazilian art. These works show us…
Space, Place and Home is an exhibition exploring themes in contemporary art, craft and design. The show brings together a group of artists who..
A splatter of blue ink drips across a shimmering silver surface. From the back the gallery it looks like a painterly abstraction…
This is the big kahuna of Britart. It is a big weighty symbol of the cultural impact made by the YBA’s (Young British Artists) in the 1990’s.
Anna has created her own visual language by working with a wide range of materials including clay sculptures, prints, works on paper, film and sound works, photography and mixed media. Anna’s work is compelling as it reflects both her personal life and the social context in which she has worked.
‘My Bed’ is an iconic work of art. It is an artwork which splits opinions and provokes strong reactions.
‘A Subtlety’, also known as the ‘Marvellous Sugar Baby’, is a monumental sculpture of a sphinx-like woman by artist Kara Walker.
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
Lisbon is a feast for the eyes. Wherever you look there is a visual surprise and the city exudes a rustic charm. The city is made of decoration. Every cobbled street is covered in mosaics which create hypnotic patterns. Within this exciting city there are some fantastic museums, galleries and art sites. Here are some of my highlights.
‘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.
Artist Mike Nelson has turned Tate Britain’s central hall into a sculptural and cultural junkyard.
Museums are great places to learn about the history of art. You can learn about painting, photography, sculpture and Molotov cocktail bomb making!
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.
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.
The ArtGemini Prize is a celebration of international contemporary art by emerging and established artists from around the globe.
Check out the work of artist Willian Santos in this new blog on #contemporaryart. Santos experiments with both representational and abstract styles to depict the action of time on various organic forms.
As spring threatens to start I’m looking back at a visit I made last year to King’s Wood in Challock, Kent.