In his current exhibition at Lisson Gallery (‘Only the hand that erases writes the true thing’, to 31 July), Spencer Finch presents new works
There’s an aura of mystery to Ena Swansea’s big, impressive paintings at Ben Brown Fine Arts (‘green light’ to 30 July)
With a background in tagging, rapping, skateboarding and surfing, Californian-born Louis Carreon is a street artist who is currently sampling art history,
Anka Dabrowska, a Warsaw born queer woman artist living and working in London, spoke to Artlyst on the eve of an exciting new project in the seaside town of Margate.
Founded in 1999, Modus Operandi, an independent arts unit with a track record of curating and producing high-quality art in the public realm, recently celebrated its 21st birthday.
In light of the changes introduced by Venice town council, it is becoming increasingly difficult for private exhibition spaces
Stuart Semple multiple disciplinary artist talks to Artlyst candidly about his new art gallery ‘Giant’ in Bournemouth
Genesis Tramaine is an Expressionist Devotional painter who, through abstract portraits of men and women transcends gender, race, and social structures
Born in 1986 to an English mother and a Ugandan father, Lakwena Maciver studied graphic design at the London College of Communications, graduating in 2009.
Nicola Ravenscroft A graduate of Camberwell School of Art, she has owned and run a sculpture gallery and, as an art teacher, has nurtured many young people into celebrating their inherent creativity and thinking beyond the walls.
While living in Jordan as an Arabic student in 2014, Hannah Rose Thomas worked with UNHCR to organise art projects with Syrian refugees for an exhibition to commemorate World Refugee Day.
Marcus Lyon is an artist whose early work took him to the slums and ghettos of the developing world to explore issues surrounding street children and child labour.
Pauline Sewards is a guest interviewer for Artlyst. In this enlightening interview, she speaks with writer, journalist, poet, musician and visual artist Jude Cowan Montague about her new graphic novel ‘Love on the Isle of Dogs’
On 21 September, a statement quietly appeared on the website of the National Gallery Washington. It announced the postponement, of the “Philip Guston Now” exhibition
Lee Cavaliere is currently experiencing the busiest point of his career. He has worked tirelessly through the COVID crisis, as founder of The Sixteen Trust, an arts and education charity
My latest conversation is with the graphic novelist Rachael Ball. She is an inspiring educator and an incredible visual storyteller, excellent at representing inner lives and tying it into a naturalistic narrative told in a comic book world.
Christine Binnie and Jennifer Binnie have been collaborating as ‘The Binnie Sisters’ to create installations since 2009. These often include works from their individual practices, found objects, family heirlooms and natural and living materials.
Geraldine Swayne is a highly regarded painter known for her intimate portrait and figure paintings in enamel on copper, aluminium and canvas. Her subjects engage in everyday activities
Cure3 is an annual charity selling exhibition. It was devised by Susie Allen and Laura Culpan founders of Artwise. This is the same dynamic curatorial team that was behind the original RCA Secret postcard project. Cure3 has established itself as a critical and commercial success and will take place at Bonhams London flagship gallery
The third piece in a series of conversations with new graphic novelists and comic artists explores Mark Stafford
There is no ignoring the odd upside from a certain angle, offered up by our current miasm. Over the last three months, all of our way of lives have been affected in Dickensians ways to a varying degree, so it seemed oddly appropriate to make the most of our home-arrest scenario and to finally download zoom, scribble some quotes on post-it-notes and spend 50 mins in the virtual company of Ralph Steadman.
The second piece in a series of conversations with new graphic novelists and comic artists. With many ‘fine artists’ (whatever this means!) turning to illustration in recent years to inform their work
Renowned as one of the most important film directors of our time, Wim Wenders (b.1945, Dusseldorf) developed, in parallel, an extensive photographic oeuvre. It is partly to escape the frenetic environment of the film industry that he first turned to photography.
The date was 13th June, When I first started writing this installment in this potentially infinite series, but everything I wrote felt stale. As it stands, Churchill is still standing, hoarding uncovered for a state visit from Macron.
Elizabeth Kwant’s work engages contemporary socio-political issues; immigration detention, migration, gender and slavery through her multi-disciplinary practice. Her socially engaged arts projects have often been with refugees and asylum seekers. Most recently, with Am I not a woman and a sister, a four-channel film installation for the International Slavery Museum, Kwant worked in partnership with […]
Lockdown Interviews: Samuel Johnson once explained to a friend at some point on September 20, 1777, in a London bookshop that “you find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life
Helaine Blumenfeld is Best known for her monumental public commissions, such as the five-metre bronze sculpture ‘Fortuna’ that in 2016
Annya Sand (born 1983) is a British artist, currently completing an MA at Central Saint Martins, London. She explores abstract painting using her own original lexicon.
If this isn’t your first time visiting this series, thank you for your returning custom.
Whilst I will refrain from touting out the current word de jour again, the new normal, it’s hard not to feel the paradigm shift between our feet. I don’t know if I am wearing ice skates or roller blades if you know what I mean. Thankfully in this parish & in the literal meaning of that comes a recent piece scribed by the Revd Jonathan Evens.
This is a new series of interviews coordinated by Oliver Malin that Artlyst is going to run over the next few weeks illustrating how other artists are coping with life and isolation under COVID-19.