Fabienne Verdier is known for her fusion of Western and Eastern artistic values in her painting. Her practice is laced with theoretical concepts, as well
The last of Wagner’s cycle of music dramas, Götterdämmerung, is a German translation of the Old Norse word Ragnarok, which in Norse mythology involves a prophesied
Pedro Paricio is a Spanish artist hailing from Tenerife, who has been creeping up on the contemporary painting scene in recent years, with great acclaim.
The chain of high street shops known at Tiger, are the purveyors of all things fun, kitsch and affordable – experts at making you buy
Two female art historians have made it their mission to help raise the profile of Nordic art to its rightful place alongside the long-lauded paintings
The Swiss artist Mark Bern has had a quite unorthodox journey into the art world. For years, Bern was creating art prints for himself on
The Tate Modern has just opened a new photography exhibition with a twist. Rather than focusing on the photographer, the emphasis has shifted to analysing
Usually when there is something very expensive on offer, the wealthy residents of Singapore don’t need to be invited twice. Singapore has after all one
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) was one of the truly ground-breaking artists of the 20th century and, as a pioneer of kinetic sculpture, played an essential role
Venetian art, from a historical perspective, has a reputation for being bright, bold and dramatic. Many of the best Renaissance artists emerged from the palazzo
John Armstrong’s paintings are an enigma. Over a period in which many artists turned to abstraction, Armstrong remained firmly figurative, yet his spaces are hard
‘Star Cunts & Other Attractions’ is a fittingly lurid title for this exhibition of Judy Chicago’s early works on display at Riflemaker in Soho.
The pale and introvert portraits of the muse that broke Freud’s heart. Lady Caroline Blackwood, despite having suffered a troubled childhood, was the most eligible
It’s not unusual that LGBT rights are the main topic of literature, films or even theatre however the recent release of Fanny and Stella: The
As part of a group exhibition called Save Changes, the portraits by Sheila Rennock are beautifully painted reproductions from profile pictures of men found on Tinder.
Guy Bourdin’s original dark and sexually charged photography works can be distinctively placed between the ‘summer of love’ and the Hitchcock era. Since then it has been countlessly
They are, in short, alive. He captures a sense of his subjects with an intense subtlety. Moroni paid for his meals by painting local high
Elements of popular cultural references, anarchic messages and clever pictorial censorship play out on the walls of Delahunty Fine Art’s new Mayfair premises in London.
Francesca Woodman, born in 1958, has become one of the most talked about, studied and influential of contemporary photographers. The artist who ended her life
When reading the poems from Charles Baudelaire’s collection Les Fleurs du Mal [Flowers of Evil], one can see how his perception of beauty mingles, both
Roland Barthes once said that a photograph corresponds to the public consumption of the private, to an “explosion of the private into the public”. Dear