The Master of Sorrow: Lorenzo Lotto Portraits at the National Gallery

Lorenzo Lotto might not be the most famous Italian Renaissance artist in the world, but a new show at the National Gallery in London, which examines his portrait works, is helping re-establish his name.

November 18, 2018 | ArtsPainting


An Irrational Cut in Time: an interview with the painter Alexandre Carin

This month, Candid Magazine’s arts correspondent Dominic Sylvia Lauren sat down with the Franco-Iranian painter, Alexandre Carin, who lives and works between London and Paris, about his latest show in Paris at H Gallery, his cinematic influences, his painting philosophy, and his newest obsession: irrational cuts.

November 6, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media


Emerging Artists: Emma Howell

Emma Howell is a Cotswolds based artist, whose work, which combines an array of vivid, washy mark-making techniques, has been making quite the splash.

October 28, 2018 | ArtsDrawing


Art of the Infinite; Yayoi Kusama at Victoria Miro

“By using lights and their reflection, I want to show the cosmic image beyond the world where we live.

October 22, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media


Oceania at the Royal Academy

According to the show’s press release, this blockbuster show at the newly redeveloped Royal Academy of Arts in London is the first of its kind in the UK to explore Oceanic art, and once you step inside the space, you are struck by how much you don’t know.

October 15, 2018 | ArtsGroup Exhibition


George Condo at Cycladic Museum of Cycladic Art

“There are characters that live within your mind and I want to bring them to light.

October 11, 2018 | ArtsPainting


Martha Fiennes and Salma Hayek; ‘Yugen’

The award winning director Martha Fiennes (Onegin, 1999 and Chromophobia, 2007) has teamed up with the Hollywood actress Salma Hayek to produce a new moving image artwork.

October 6, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media


Hiding In Plain Sight at Amar Gallery

After a deliciously tenebrous previous two exhibitions, North London’s Amar Gallery is seeing out the summer with a lighter, less enclosed feel.

September 24, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media


The New Unit London Hosts Adrian Houston

Adrian Houston’s A Portrait of the Tree is an exhibition starring global influencers revealing the secrets behind their favourite tree.

September 18, 2018 | Arts


Surreal science: Salvatore Arancio at Whitechapel Gallery

An exquisite model of a Portuguese Man O’war jellyfish, made of hand-blown glass.

September 17, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media


Kyoto; The history of Japanese Craft

The city of Kyoto in the Kansai region of the largest Japanese island of Honshu was the country’s ancient capital between 794 until 1868; more than a thousand years.

September 17, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media


Justin Myers – A very Novel Writer

There are very few writers that I read everything by, but Justin Myers is one.

September 12, 2018 | Arts


Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art at Tate Modern

Photography (derived from the Greek words photos – for “light” and graphos-for “drawing”) became a tool for graphic expression in the early to mid-19thcentury.

September 7, 2018 | ArtsPhotography


DRAG: Self-portraits and Body Politics at the Hayward Gallery

‘Drag performance aims at destabilizing the “truth” of sexual and gender identity by pointing to the fact that there is no obligating reason that necessitates the constant mimicry of performed identities,’ said Judith Butler in 1990, in Gender Trouble, ‘Drag therefore exposes the social coercion at the base of the performative nature of identity.

August 31, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media


Candid meets the artist Vladinsky

Vladinsky is a one of the most exciting artists to emerge from Eastern Europe’s vibrant and rapidly evolving contemporary art scene.

August 23, 2018 | ArtsPainting


Yuko Mohri’s ‘Voluta’ at Camden Arts Centre

Camden Arts Centre is an internationally renowned contemporary arts institution that places artists at the core of its programme.

August 18, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media


The EY Exhibition: Picasso 1932, at Tate Modern

Despite how it feels sometimes, this is surprisingly the first solo show at London’s Tate Modern gallery which is dedicated entirely to the legendary Spanish artist Pablo Picasso.

August 12, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media


Speaking about Cultivating Wastelands at Rossi & Rossi Gallery, London

Exhibiting artworks by eight emerging Pakistani artists, Cultivating Wastelands is the second collaborative project between Project Art Divvy and Rossi & Rossi gallery in London.

August 4, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media


Talking to the hyper-realist artist Ken Nwadiogbu

Ken Nwadiogbu is an artist, born in 1994 in Nigeria, who creates stunning hyper-realistic drawings that demand a second look.

July 29, 2018 | ArtsDrawing


Emerging Artist – Frankie Roberts

For the first interview from Candid’s series on emerging artists, Issey Scott spoke to London-based artist Frankie Roberts, who has just graduated from Slade School of Fine Art.

July 16, 2018 | ArtsPerformance


Turner Contemporary; Animals and Us

Nature and art are a beautiful mix, a sublime experience; this has been said for many years by many different poets, artists and philosophers alike, so there will always be something special about Turner Contemporary’s location, designed by David Chipperfield in 2011 overlooking the North Sea and offering a moment for serene contemplation.

July 10, 2018 | ArtsPainting