The exhibition of Jean-Michael Basquiat’s work at the Barbican Centre, “Boom For Real”, is an energetic and energising show. Steve Latham His development is charted chronologically, in separate rooms, using a variety of media, from his own creations to video material and documentary evidence. These follow his progress […]
Nobody knew her by her given name, and barely anyone was in contact with her when she lived in Java. It was only after she was executed by firing squad in France on espionage charges that the press, literature and film worlds turned her into an icon. Elsy Fors […]
The theme of identity is found in all the portraits at the exhibition titled “You get me?” by artist Mahtab Hussain. Open until the 1st of July, the exhibition features young Muslims who live in the UK, saying a lot without saying a single word. Multiculturalism and diversity have […]
Although he is a painting graduate in Russia and has dedicated most of his career to this form, Arturo Montoto takes on sculpture by vocation and this new project does not break away from his habitual aesthetic, but continues to delve into his world of fruit, tools and other objects.
“I’m taking what I have painted until now and extracting it from the canvas, turning it into sculptures made with resin”, he explained. The Cuban artist is working on his first exposition.
Aspects of contemporary life can make you feel like a nomad. It’s not that you would declare yourself one but the sense that travelling and being between places is occupying more of your life than ever before could – after reading this book or attending the exhibition it is based […]