The grotesque and the adorable come face-to-face at Newport Street Gallery

Newport Street Gallery in Vauxhall, south London, has been open now for three years, housing Damien Hirst’s collection in a generous space that won the prestigious Stirling Prize for its innovative architectural redevelopment by Caruso St John in 2016.

December 10, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media


A Place of Memory at the Prado, Madrid

Remembering 200 years of history is no mean feat.

December 2, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media


Space Shifters at Hayward Gallery

Space Shifters emulates the optical illusion of seeing through a looking glass.

November 27, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media


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


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


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


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


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


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


‘Pointillism Revisited’ by Dimitri Likissas now on at Guy Hepner Gallery

The famed New York gallery, Guy Hepner is now showing ‘Pointillism Revisited’ by revered artist Dimitri Likissas, in association with curators, the TAX Collection.

June 17, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media


A conversation with the artist Christabel MacGreevy

Christabel MacGreevy graduated from Central Saint Martins with a Fine arts degree in 2014.

May 29, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media


An interview with the artist Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar

The French-Iranian artist, Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar is one of the first artists to showcase Iran through eastern eyes and to challenge the negative constructs of the western gaze, Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar’s practice aims to change the perceptions and cemented beliefs about Iran and Iranians that persist in the West.

May 23, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media


Artist and Designer Jaime Hayon takes on the Hotel Barceló Torre de Madrid

Jaime Hayon is a Spanish artist and designer, known for his playful, chic style who has been dubbed ‘the crown prince of design’ by the Financial Times, since rocketing to fame over the past eighteen years and becoming one of the world’s most in demand designers.

April 30, 2018 | ArtsHotels & SpasMixed Media


Pioneering Abstraction in ‘Surface Work’ at Victoria Miro, London

When we say abstraction, you say…Pollock! Drips! Dollops! Grids! Mondrian! Search those dusty filing cabinets at the back of your mind and you’re likely to pull out more than one reference to the macho brand of abstraction we know so well.

April 22, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media


Sturtevant at Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery: Vice Versa

Having only recently moved in to his new premises on Mayfair’s Dover Street, where the exodus of Old Master dealers has been replaced with an influx of contemporary spaces, Thaddaeus Ropac is proving that his first London gallery can really hit the mark.

March 5, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media


Paola Ciarska’s ‘Czesc, Pani Ciarska’ at IMT Gallery in London

For her solo show at IMT Gallery in East London, Newcastle-based artist Paola Ciarska’s minute paintings showcase the personal, domestic spaces of people she knows; this paradox of their display in a public gallery space is engaging, aesthetically beautiful and frequently amusing.

February 6, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media


William Tillyer at Bernard Jacobson Gallery – An Abstract Zeitgeist?

If one runs a cursory Google Images search on English artist William Tillyer, the page loads awash with sweeping, abstract rainbow palettes in predominantly watercolour materials.

January 17, 2018 | ArtsMixed Media