You gotta see this...
An easy way for the hours to slip away during lockdown is with our screens. Switching between Youtube and Netflix, trying to pass the time. Without the library or a cafe, it is difficult to stay focused, and the mind wanders. Before it was closed, Tate Modern presented a retrospective on Steve McQueen, with 14 compelling works to think about and compare viewing experiences: gallery versus sofa.
by Lewis Duncan
22nd April 2020
This is not the first large scale Picasso exhibition to come to London. 47 years after his death the artist remains one of the most loved and sought-after artists of the modern world. The amount of people attending the latest showcase of the infamous artist’s work also suggests it certainly won’t be the last. This year the Royal Academy has curated a huge show spanning the artist's career, from paper cut-outs at the age of seven to his final self-portrait at 90.
by Ellie Perry
28th March 2020
GAZELLI ART HOUSE
Resisting the underestimation of women in the movement commonly termed ‘Abstract Expressionism’, the 9th St Club exhibition at Gazelli Art House (January 17, 2020 - February 23, 2020) reinterprets the original 1951 exhibition Ninth Street Show by choosing to exhibit the works of female artists alone.
by Saga Sjöberg
21st February 2020
People will always tell stories. It is an obsessive, compulsive, comforting act. I was most recently reminded of this fact at the current British museum exhibition ‘Troy: Myth and Reality.’ The museum was brimming with classics students vying for the best pronunciation of Greek words...
by Ellie Perry
20th January 2019
ZEN FOR TV
Nam June Paik's Take on Solving the World's Problems...
Born in Seoul in 1932, Nam June Paik lived and worked in distant cities in Japan, Germany, and the US during his life-long exploration of avant-garde art and music...
by Ellen Wang
4th November 2019
BURLEIGH STREET TOWNHOUSE
Set in a townhouse right in the conglomerate of tourists that is Covent Garden, artists Crystal Fischetti, Harry Rüdham & Lee Kay-Barry are shown in the exhibition The Water Drinkers. Presenting a series of works by all three, the curator and Courtauld graduate Eleanor Stephenson strategically uses the space of Burleigh Street Townhouse to harmoniously fuse and connect all pieces together through their dramatic use of color...
by Sara Quattrocchi Febles
23rd October 2019
Reflections on artworks outside their context
William Blake is an artist that does not have to be introduced to anyone even remotely aware of ‘the classic’ figures of British culture. A painter, printmaker and poet loved by the public, he influenced many artists to come. An exhibition presenting his works has recently been opened at the Tate Britain...
by Aniela Rybak
22nd October 2019