We catch up with Fifi McGee in the midst of her all-consuming house renovation to chat about making her farmhouse dream a reality, and where she seeks inspiration.
June has suddenly rolled around, and with it comes a host of exhilarating new exhibitions and events as well as exciting art world news. Tune in with the Rise Art Roundup.
A roundup of this week's events, our artists' activities and art world news.
From Documenta in Greece, to our latest artist open studios in Wimbledon, London, get the inside scoop on art world happenings in this month's roundup.
Check out our bi-weekly digest of the latest happenings within Rise Art and beyond.
We're thrilled to announce our upcoming live art event at the V&A museum. Rise Art's very own Mat Cahill will spend the day capturing the crowd with his distinctive illustrations, giving you the chance to find yourself amongst the work and purchase one of his original works. Find out more, watch the exclusive video interview & RSVP to the event!
Jean Wainwright is a London-based art historian and critic. Her areas of expertise are in contemporary art and photography, with particular reference to Andy Warhol on whose life and works she is an internationally recognised expert. As a writer and academic she has published extensively in the contemporary arts field, contributing to a number of catalogues and books as well as appearing on television and radio programmes. Jean gives us her top tips on how to survive an art fair.
The weekends are like parties. Thousands of people pour into the parks by the port, stroll in the lovely first pier, bike everywhere. Concerts in squares, music groups in old industrial areas, artists transforming abandoned camps… Writes Giorgos Toulas, the director of Parallax, one of the oldest free press magazines in Thessaloniki. No wonder Thessaloniki has been suggested as a “must see” destination in National Geographic for 2013.