Logomania – Words in ArtAugust 1, 2019
What do Jean-Michel Basquiat, The François Vase, Tracey Emin and Xu Bing have in common? Words! So, in the spirit of light summer reading, let’s have a romp through a collection of four unrelated artworks from around the...
Sketchbook Project Invites Worldwide ParticipationJuly 25, 2019
New York City is home to some of the most prestigious art organizations in the world. Artists work and dream for years to reach the halls of the MoMA, the Whitney, and the Met – and for countless...
Painters’ Bedrooms: Art for Moving HousesJuly 24, 2019
I’m moving house again and today I’m doing the final packing. Although I like my mobile living, I find it always so nostalgic to leave my own piece of the world, my private bedroom. Let’s Peer into Painters’...
Bold Is Beautiful – a Guide to Spotting a Ravinder Reddy SculptureJuly 20, 2019
Ravinder Reddy (b. 1956) is a contemporary Indian sculptor. His sculptures of women are now some of the most recognisable examples of contemporary South Asian Art. He studied in Vadodara, India, and also in Britain. Since the 1980s his...
The Nabis 101July 19, 2019
Multiple times I’ve told myself while writing other articles: “I finally have to write about the Nabis!”. And still haven’t done so. Why, why, why, if they are one of my favourite groups? Hopefully they will become one...
You Got a Fast Car: Automobile ArtJuly 16, 2019
I’m desperately trying to pass my driving license exam (so far no good). I thought that maybe art and Tracy Chapman could give me some speeding vibes in the car? Renaissance Vehicle This drawing presents the original idea...
Art Afterpieces. How Internet Didn’t Come up with Anything NewJuly 3, 2019
Playing with the greatest masterpieces by adding to them contemporary elements, like inserting a smartphone into a hand of a Pre-Raphaelite lady, might seem an invention made a couple of years ago. Well, it is not. Ward Kimball,...
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