Permanently Temporary: Atmospheric Object Installations by Nicola Yeoman

22 November 2014 No Comments

Illusion or reality? Nothing is what it seems in the work of Nicola Yeoman, who likes to create installations using everyday discarded objects that reveal themselves only from a specific angle. [...]

How Making Breakfast Is Like Rolling a Boulder up a Hill for Artist Lee Materazzi

19 November 2014 No Comments

Battling with everyday life is an eternal beginning for artist Lee Materazzi, a routine of mundane tasks which for her are a bit like pushing a boulder up a hill – again and again … and again. Thankfully she also finds it funny, something which certainly takes the edge off things. [...]

Artist Ai Weiwei @Large on Alcatraz

11 November 2014 No Comments
27 September 2014 - 26 April 2015

@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz is an exhibition of new works by the renowned Chinese artist, in situ at the infamous and former United States Penitentiary. Raising questions about human rights and freedom of expression, @Large resonates far beyond the bounds of Alcatraz Island. [...]

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THE KID: Depicting Social Determinism Through Hyperrealistic Sculpture and Drawings

26 October 2014 No Comments

THE KID is a young self-educated contemporary artist who cleverly and skilfully threads ideas on social determinism throughout his artworks and asks viewer to deliberate over, speculate about and reflect upon the various personal tragedies that they are confronted with. [...]

Dressed to Kill: Portraits of Bullfighters by French Painter Christian Gaillard

20 October 2014 {2} Comments
16 October 2014 - 28 October 2014

French painter Christian Gaillard creates detailed realistic portraits of bullfighters, focusing on the intricate embroidery of their extravagant ‘traje de luces’, or ‘suit of light’. [...]

FAWNS Short Film by Thanasis Tsimpinis; For Without LOVE we are Nothing...

14 October 2014 {1} Comment

We are totally in love with both the imagery and the script of the touching new film FAWNS by Greek filmmaker Thanasis Tsimpinis, which premiered a few days ago at the 20th Athens International Film Festival in Greece. [...]

Return to the Sea: Saltworks by Motoi Yamamoto

12 October 2014 {1} Comment

A pioneering contemporary artist, Tokyo-born Motoi Yamamoto carves monumental two dimensional sculptures of entire oceans, shattered planets, typhoons, mountain ranges, fractured staircases and vast plains of brain-like coils using just the one medium: SALT. [...]

The Naked Truth: Compelling Art Photography by Evelyn Bencicova

08 October 2014 No Comments

Young Berlin-based photographer Evelyn Bencicova creates eerie compositions with human bodies in empty, cold spaces for her Ecce Homo series, as a means to explore and comment upon human relationships and social behaviour. [...]