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
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
I was surprised to find out that Bob Dylan is also a recognised painter. He is a multi-talent: an author, film director, actor and visual artist, who does sculptor in addition to painting. Continue reading
The most important pieces from David Bowie’s personal art and design collection will go under the hammer at Sotheby’s in London, including Jean-Michel Basquiat’s magnificent Air Power. Continue reading
The London Saatchi gallery shows it’s first all-female art exhibition showcasing the work of 14 artists. The aim is to shed light into the gender disparity in the art world.