London-based artist Dawn Beckles reinvigorates the classic still life style by incorporating in her works vibrant colour, contemporary settings and exotic flora inspired by her native Barbados.
Lauren Baker takes neon to new levels, with fields of energy, vibrations and materials like crystal and bone. Find out more about Lauren's fascinating practice.
Found on Rise Art, Sir Peter Blake curates an exhibition at the known Paul Stolper Gallery. ‘Side-Show’ presents itself as a series of wood-engravings showcasing Peter Blake's deep love and memory for the circus, side-shows, as well as the companions of these well-known entertainments.
Julie Taylor is founder and director of Guns & Rain, a new online platform for contemporary fine art from Africa. She is an anthropologist, communications guru and art entrepreneur, interested in addressing the under-representation of African fine art in the global economy. Before moving into art, she was Google’s Head of Communications and Public Affairs for Sub-Saharan Africa. Born and raised in Zimbabwe, she holds degrees from Oxford and Cambridge in Social Anthropology and Development Stu
Held in London's oldest centre for cartography, The Map House, Kristjana S Williams will exhibit her imaginative takes on the map during London Design Festival. With locations ranging from London, to China and the World, Williams will also be showcasing her first three-dimensional works.
Mexico and Berlin are places existing on very different planes in the popular imagination. Put the two together though and you get Mexico born, now Berlin–based artist, Guillermo Aguilar–Huerta.
Ever woken up from a dream and wanted to write it down instantly so you don’t forget it, only for it to wash away from your mind while you were looking for a pen? Except that it doesn’t quite go, and during the following day you think you recall snippets from it, but you can never put them all together to make a whole… There is sense in nonsense, and nothing in something.
Rise Art artist Amanda Karlsson’s current exhibition, with studio colleague Julia Oloffson, shows different ways of relating to home, as Suvi Lehtinen discovers for the Wednesday Event.