Adam Pendleton Pace gallery

Art Against Oppression

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

Women, Fashion, Power – not a multiple choice

Women Fashion Power

Remember this? 80’s was the century of the power dress. Actually, these 80’s power dresses don’t look that dated (but the hair does). Women, Fashion and Power is an exhibition about the use of fashion to define and enhance women’s position in the world.

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Actors & Spies Talk at V&A

V&A museum LondonOne of the most intriguing talk I have attended this year was called The Art of Deception at V&A museum, London. It was an interview by director Giles Ramsay with the award-winning actor Sam West and the spy writer Nigel West. The discussion was about the similarities and differences between acting and spying – the mutual arts of deception. Continue reading

Forming Identity by Grayson Perry

Greyson Perry 2014

New work from the critically acclaimed British artist Grayson Perry is exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery in London.  The title of this portrait exhibition is “Who are you?” It is an investigation into modern identity and lifestyles. Continue reading