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.
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 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.
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’.
Part artist, part mad scientist, Larry Bell’s works re-examine perspective in forms of monochromatic abstraction.
May 8, 2017 | Arts
Technology meets tradition with Cadogan Tate’s latest venture.
May 3, 2017 | Arts
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 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.
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
Salzburg is one of the best-preserved Baroque cities in Europe.
April 26, 2017 | Arts
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
As cities grow and change, so too does culture.
April 19, 2017 | Arts
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
It’s safe to say we have a soft spot for Ricky Darko.
On a frigid winter’s night, Tim Kent hurries me off the snowy and windswept streets into his Bushwick studio.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.