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

Mayfair’s newest gallery: Unit London

Mayfair in London’s West End used to be an enclave of the conservative arts, home to auction houses, old master dealerships and the Royal Academy.

July 5, 2018 | ArtsPainting

Art collecting democratised, with Masterworks’ Scott Lynn

Founded in 2017 by US tech start-up entrepreneur Scott Lynn, Masterworks is the first company in the world that lets people buy and trade shares in masterpiece works of art – making owning a piece of a Picasso, Hirst or Koons now possible for everyone.

June 22, 2018 | Arts

‘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

On Form; The Stone Sculpture Biennal At Asthall Manor Returns

On Form is a sculpture biennial with a difference.

June 4, 2018 | ArtsSculpture

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

Photo London 2018 at Somerset House

May 68 – Paris has become the scene to riots confronting students against the police.

May 18, 2018 | ArtsPhotography

Rodin and the Art of Ancient Greece at the British Museum

The British Museum’s latest exhibition is a showdown between two great stars of the sculpture world.

May 12, 2018 | ArtsSculpture

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

Royal Academy School’s show – the future of contemporary art

With each degree show that passes, it is said that we are witnessing the future of contemporary art; it is arguably never more true than at the Royal Academy Schools, a unique three-year postgraduate programme for emerging artists which facilitates entering the art world big league.

April 13, 2018 | ArtsGroup Exhibition