Martin Creed is an artist who has built a reputation for being absurd; in interviews, he talks with the pace of a whippet while twitching his legs and fidgeting his fingers.
On leaving Les Lalanne at Ben Brown Fine Arts, I was surprised not to see a line of aspiring young influencers queuing up outside: this might be the most Instagramable exhibition since Martin Creed filled the Hayward Gallery with balloons.
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.
Remembering 200 years of history is no mean feat.
Space Shifters emulates the optical illusion of seeing through a looking glass.
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.
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.
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.
“By using lights and their reflection, I want to show the cosmic image beyond the world where we live.
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.
“There are characters that live within your mind and I want to bring them to light.
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.
After a deliciously tenebrous previous two exhibitions, North London’s Amar Gallery is seeing out the summer with a lighter, less enclosed feel.
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
An exquisite model of a Portuguese Man O’war jellyfish, made of hand-blown glass.
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.
There are very few writers that I read everything by, but Justin Myers is one.
September 12, 2018 | Arts
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.
‘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.
Vladinsky is a one of the most exciting artists to emerge from Eastern Europe’s vibrant and rapidly evolving contemporary art scene.