Mayfair Art Weekend This June

This June, the creative community of London’s Mayfair is coming together for a weekend of public events to celebrate its rich associations with the arts.

May 22, 2017 | ArtsGroup Exhibition


Exclusive Interview: Duggie Fields

As one of Duggie Fields’ paintings portraying Syd Barrett makes its public debut at The V&A this month, part of the Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains exhibition, Candid catches up with the artist to talk about his old flatmate, and an artistic journey spanning almost five decades.

May 17, 2017 | Arts


Thaddaeus Ropac’s new London Home

Thaddaeus Ropac only founded his first gallery  in 1983, but quickly set about building a European power-house network of spaces, and has now finally opened his long-awaited new London gallery.

May 16, 2017 | ArtsGroup Exhibition


Huawei Watch 2 Launch at Saatchi Gallery

Last week the Candid Team got a dose of art, tech and fashion as we checked out the launch of WATCH 2 from Huawei at Saatchi’s latest exhibition, ‘From Selfie to Self-Expression’.

May 11, 2017 | EventsFashionGroup ExhibitionTechnology


Larry Bell: Smoke On The Bottom At White Cube

Part artist, part mad scientist, Larry Bell’s works re-examine perspective in forms of monochromatic abstraction.

May 8, 2017 | Arts


Cadogan Tate Launches World’s First Online Art Collection

Technology meets tradition with Cadogan Tate’s latest venture.

May 3, 2017 | Arts


V&A Celebrates New Exhibition Road Quarter With REVEAL Festival

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) today announced that it will be holding REVEAL, a free, week-long public festival (30th June – 7th July) celebrating the opening of the new V&A Exhibition Road Quarter.

May 2, 2017 | Arts


Ashley Bickerton: Ornamental Hysteria at Newport Street Gallery

Ashley Bickerton is the latest artist in a starry line-up to take the stage at Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery, tucked away in the back alleys of Vauxhall.

May 1, 2017 | ArtsMixed Media


China’s Next Generation: 9 Artists to have on your Radar

If you look at Chinese art now, there is no breakaway, and no divergence from the prior artistic lineage – just a group of young artists with a brazen attitude.

April 27, 2017 | Arts


An Art Guide to Salzburg: The Stage of the World

Salzburg is one of the best-preserved Baroque cities in Europe.

April 26, 2017 | Arts


Tate To Unveil New St Ives Gallery

This coming October, Tate, the nation’s collective of galleries for modern and contemporary art, is reopening the most southerly outpost in St Ives, Cornwall, after a four year refurbishment.

April 24, 2017 | Arts


Top 8 Emerging Art Cities of the World

As cities grow and change, so too does culture.

April 19, 2017 | Arts


Oaxaca’s Revolutionary Street Art

Oaxaca de Juárez (or simply referred to as Oaxaca) is the capital of the southern state in Mexico by the same name, known for its historically imperative architecture (UNESCO designated it a World Heritage Site), museums and galleries.

April 18, 2017 | Arts


Photography: This is Africa with Ricky Darko

It’s safe to say we have a soft spot for Ricky Darko.

April 13, 2017 | ArtsPhotography


Tim Kent – A Man & His Madness

On a frigid winter’s night, Tim Kent hurries me off the snowy and windswept streets into his Bushwick studio.

April 12, 2017 | ArtsPainting


Queer British Art at Tate Modern & Channel 4’s ‘Random Acts’

This week saw the opening of Tate Modern’s new exhibition Queer British Art which features work from 1861-1967 that relate to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer identities to mark the 50th anniversary of the beginnings of the decriminalisation of male homosexuality in England.

April 9, 2017 | Artsvideo


Howard Hodgkin at the National Portrait Gallery

Stepping into the new Howard Hodgkin retrospective at the National Portrait Gallery in London, you’ll need to forget everything you think you know about a portrait.

April 5, 2017 | ArtsPainting


Subtleties of Decay and Control – Exploring the Mekong Delta

The calmness of a female shrimp catcher standing in the middle of a mangrove swamp might seem unsettling at first; but taking a second look, it isn’t the shrimp catcher that is really the centre of attention.

March 30, 2017 | ArtsPhotography


Ibrahim Mahama; Fragments at White Cube

Decaying and charred jute sack, disassembled wooden boxes and old flip-flops are items more likely to be found in a junk yard than the White Cube, one of London’s most prestigious commercial art galleries.

March 23, 2017 | ArtsSculpture


Maria Lassing at Hauser & Wirth London

You may not be familiar with the name Maria Lassnig, but a new exhibition split across the blue-chip giant Hauser & Wirth’s two galleries on Savile Row is bringing the Austrian artist firmly centre stage.

March 17, 2017 | ArtsPainting


The Venice Biennale 2017 – What To See and Do

Venice is a city that exists in a world of ephemeral contrasts.

March 16, 2017 | ArtsGroup Exhibition