Where do you go for your art and culture fix? A museum or gallery? What about a restaurant? Thanks to collaborations between artists, curators and restaurateurs, you can now banquet beside a Banksy or dine with a Damien Hirst. Here are 6 of London’s best restaurants serving art à la carte.
British artist and illustrator Victoria Topping describes her work as “music for the eyes”. By playing with colour, texture and form, Victoria synthesises elements of Jazz, Soul, Gospel and Disco into visual form.
What’s an A/P? How important is provenance? What is flipping? The art market has a language of its own. Even if you’re already an art lover, as a new collector it’s easy to get confused. Are you on the way to finding your perfect piece of art? Here are 8 terms you need to know.
You can spot Nelson Makamo’s expressive portraits from a mile away. The Johannesburg-based artist uses printmaking techniques as well as charcoal, acrylics, watercolours and oils to create spontaneous works that capture the characters of his native South Africa.
Copenhagen-based collector Peter Ibsen has a thing for abstract contemporary pieces, particularly monochrome and minimalist works. Peter has collected contemporary art for more than 20 years and runs Copenhagen Contemporary, a blog that supports emerging international artists. We catch up with Peter to find out more about his sophisticated Scandinavian taste and what he looks for in up and coming talent.
Michelle's delicate wooden artworks show a depth of concept and intricate craftsmanship. We wanted to find out more about how she creates each piece and what art means to her.
Reed Hearne is an American artist who uses photography to create what he describes as Digital Paintings. These works capture the beauty and visual intrigue of subjects that most people would dismiss as merely mundane, like the criss-cross of shadows on a staircase or the interplay of geometry and light on a stainless steel bridge.
This year, the overarching theme that ties together the David Roberts Art Foundation’s programme of events and exhibitions is the human condition. Two of the Foundation’s current projects, its annual Evening of Performances and the 11th edition of its Curators’ Series, feed into this quest into what makes us human.
We look at the evolution of geometric abstraction and spotlight 5 artists who are taking this style in different directions.
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.