15 May 2018
Like Spring inevitably turns into Summer, once again the art school degree show season is upon us. The exhibitions are usually the entry-level stage for emerging artists and have had a good track record for launching new talent. It is also one of the best ways to keep abreast of current and future trends in contemporary arts.
The Turner Prize nominated painter who studied Fine Art at the south London university in the 1980s is giving the money to help art students from poorer backgrounds. Hume, 53, who lives and works in London and Accord, New York, said his own experiences as student had spurred him to support the scholarships. He said: “I decided to help because it’s incredibly difficult for […]
11 July 2015
As ever, this year’s Goldsmiths M.A in Image and Electronic arts (formerly Image and Communication) has on display a wide range of work, varied in scope and and medium. It’s a shame that this year’s exhibition was held before the iIne Art M.A and MFA shows, as, what with the tube strike as well, attendance […]
Goldsmiths’ renowned alumni including Damien Hirst, Antony Gormley, Sarah Lucas, Julian Opie, Sam Taylor-Johnson and Steve McQueen have donated works to a special Christie’s auction in aid of raising money to build a new gallery at Goldsmiths, University of London, a leading centre for teaching and research in the visual arts in the UK. During […]
Josephine Lyons’ next solo exhibition, Love in Palimpsests, opens 11th December at the Menier Gallery in Southwark and promises to be an affecting exploration of the links between portraiture, archive and memory. Taking the book as an inspiration and organising principle, Lyons extends her technical mastery of the painted portrait into a series of multi-dimensional […]
Amanda McGregor Comes to terms with the art of enlightenment As Steve Jobs explains, sometimes when you look back at the development of your life, its possible to notice little dots, or little thoughts that at the time seemed a matter of a process but then you realize they were the seed into the manifestation […]