Yearly drawing competition showed once again how the much versatility there can be found in the field of art illustration. Using the restrictive tools of pen and paper and mostly in black & white drawing exposes astonishing real talent.
Main image this year’s winner Caroline Burraway, Eden – The Jungle Calais. (Reflections on glass from the gallery space can be seen in this photo). Continue reading
Grace Wales Bonner is a hot name in London fashion scene. She is an up-and-coming fashion designer whose work is about exploring identity. The exhibition at Serpentine gallery called A Time for New Dreams however is not about fashion, but a collaboration with several artists, mainly in form of art installations. Continue reading
Today many minority groups are raising their voices against oppression and therefore feel threatened. Art is a weapon for freedom of expression resulting into quite a few exhibitions at the moment around the subject of oppression. Black Dada form language is created by Adam Pendleton. It is a critical articulation of blackness, abstraction, and the avant-garde. (image) Continue reading
London V&A Museum exhibits best work inspired by Islamic contemporary art. Jameel Prize award is presented every other year for almost ten years. It gives a real treat to discover emerging art from Middle East. Image by Kamrooz Aram, Ephesian Fog, 2016, Dubai Continue reading
Art can embody memory. Memory Place is the latest exhibition at the White Cube gallery. It includes more than 90 recent works by over 40 artists reflecting on the forms and themes of memory. Continue reading
Bloomsberg New Contemporaries is one of the most important yearly exhibitions to showcase emerging art. This year it takes place in Brixton, outside central London in a much smaller location.
The role of art in Post-Soviet Russia has been about identity searching. It was always political and controversial by nature, and now it is even more so. The new exhibition at the Saatchi gallery presents protest works from the past 25 years. Continue reading