The annual HIX Award is back, with fifteen shortlisted artists exhibiting at HIX ART in Shoreditch and vying for the £10,000 prize and a solo exhibition at the gallery. Having been founded by art collector and restaurateur Mark Hix in 2013, the HIX Award is an open call submission competition, open to all students or recent graduates of UK based art schools, that aims to promote the work of emerging artists as well as assisting them to make the transition from art school to an art career.
Hector Campbell, our new Curator at Large, has his eye on the latest and greatest contemporary exhibitions, and he's always on the lookout for promising up-and-coming artists. If you're in search of your next art fix, here are current London exhibitions that Hector recommends.
Our Curator at Large, Hector Campbell, has been scouring every corner of London to find the best up-and-coming artistic talent. Hector's recommendations take us to Annka Kultys Gallery in Hackney, Freelands Foundation in Primrose Hill, Assembly Point in Peckham and The Dot Project in Holland Park.
From embroiding the front cover of Bradford's 1989 British Telecom telephone directory to his life as a synesthete, we bring you 5 things you didn't know about David Hockney.
Lori Zimmer gets us excited about the upcoming Magritte exhibition at the San Fransisco MOMA. Plus we take a look at 3 Rise Art artists whose surrealist style echoes that of the Belgian master.
Ruth Millington gives us the lowdown on 5 great TV shows and films for art lovers.
Who has exhibitions coming up? Which are the big shows you don't want to miss? We've got it all covered.
Out with the old and in with the bold! We take a look at five artworks inspired by nature that capture the spirit of spring.
Brexit getting you down? Celebrate Europe Day with our edit of the top 10 artists from across the Continent.
Earth Day is just around the corner, (22nd April to be exact, so get it in your diaries!) So today, we stop and pay attention to our planet as we celebrate the artists inspired by nature.