Our curator has been scouring every corner of London to find the best up-and-coming artistic talent. Phin's recommendations take us to, Gasworks Gallery in Oval, Project Native Informant in Bethnal Green and Josh Lilley Gallery and Fold Gallery in Fitzrovia.
We all know these paintings. We can identify the artists who made them. And recognise the subjects in them: Girl with the Pearl Earring, Mona Lisa and The Weeping Woman. But who are the real-life stars of these 6 famous paintings? And what are the true stories behind them? Let’s take a closer look at the muses, sitters and mysteries behind these iconic artworks.
We interview Héloïse Delègue, a London based artist that skillfully riffs between her textural memories, both past and present.Simultaneously revealing and concealing, Delègue's work provides a rewarding insight into a world that brims with possibility and only teases at catharsis.
The colour predictions for 2020 are all unanimous in their choice of calming tones of blues and greens inspired by nature, reflecting a need for a stable start to the decade in these turbulent times. We take a closer look at these colours and how you can incorporate them into your art collection.
Our curator Phin Jennings 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 this February, here are four current London exhibitions that Phin recommends.
This is going to be a decade of change for the art world. People, including curators, writers, collectors and the public, have begun to question traditional ways of showing, viewing and thinking about art. New ways of looking at artworks, both online and in real life, are on the way and there will be no way back from this radical shift. Here are 5 significant trends that will determine the future of the art world for the 2020s.
Minimalism has dominated the design world for nearly a century, with Scandinavian chic interior design being seen as the main trend, teaching us to strip back the unnecessary and embrace simplicity. However, after maximalism burst onto the scene in 2018, the movement is quickly becoming en vogue and placing itself at the forefront of design.
Horvath’s work demonstrates the power of collage to subvert expectations and create thought-provoking works. Using mainly images from early 20th Century advertising and Hollywood, these pieces explore early consumer culture. However, by taking these images out of their usual context, Horvath repurposes them and completely redefines their meaning in fresh and interesting ways. We caught up with Peter to find out a little more about his artistic journey, process and some of his plans for the futur
This Christmas, Tate Britain is marooned! Artist Anne Hardy has dressed the gallery with tangled lights, torn banners, ice and mud. Tate has a history of weird and wonderful Christmas decorations. Each year, the London gallery invites an artist to create a winter installation. From an upside-down tree to giant slugs, here are 7 of Tate’s most controversial Christmas decorations.
Art is still very much a man’s world. Museums and galleries make it clear that the art world has historically been male orientated. Only 13.7% of living artists represented by galleries in Europe and North America are women. But London is leading the way by showing more women artists. Here’s my pick of 7 must-see female solo shows open right now.