Marc Quinn: Alison Lapper Pregnant 2005: From gym ads to dating apps, from T.V. programmes on plastic surgery to how to look ten years younger, our contemporary obsession with the body beautiful is one that many ancient Greeks would recognise.
Jim Ede was a writer, curator and ‘friend to artists’ who created Kettle’s Yard with his wife Helen Ede, an art teacher, by carefully positioning artworks alongside furniture, glass, ceramics and natural objects, with the aim of creating a harmonic whole.
I start with the concept of ‘universal connection’ where everything is linked; an action rebounds off another, transforming it and generating a new one.
“I feel privileged to be identified as the female Midas, but my purpose is to be influential to create change; to instil an alternative golden perspective in the minds of people with my touch.
One Hundred years after the suffragette movement which culminated in women gaining the right to vote, it feels like this may finally be the year for Women and with International Women’s Day this week, let’s celebrate. So what about artists labelled GIRLS – and even worse, “Glasgow Girls?
Iwayan Agus Novianto AKA Wayan Novi was born in 1989 in Bali.
One name immediately sprang to mind – that of the born Irish, once British, now American painter Sean Scully.
Over the next few months, we will be profiling a number of international artists of importance. The Italian artist, Andrea Martinelli, is highlighted here by our New York correspondents Gina Hanson and Jerry Kaye, who met the artist in Italy. Artists have a duty to bring man back to the centre of everything We met […]
18 November 2017
I was asked to go out to Maspeth to meet an artist. I wasn’t even sure where Maspeth was. Queens itself intimidates me since it’s a maze of unlikely numbers in opposition with themselves all intersecting in nonsensical disunity. The only thing I knew about Shui Shi Liu is that he is a painter visiting from China who has his studio in Maspeth where he created an installation.
The Mexican painter Chantal Meza (born 1989) takes us on a deeply moving and challenging journey through the intimate realities of her worlds of beauty and pain.