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
Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos shows new pieces for Phillips Auction House in London. Her material led art is crafted using enormous fabric looms. Intensive colours, scale and explosive tactility are characteristic for her art. She is combining unusual materials and techniques like crochet and lace with sculpturing.