Away from the political battles of Westminster, Britain’s most famous interrogator has a passion not many people know about… painting. With his latest exhibition in London, he talks to Ria Higgins about where it all started and why he refuses to be known for only one thing.
Rana Begum brings her viewers into an interactive world of colour, light and form. Initially, her geometric language could be traced back to cityscapes meeting the patterns of Islamic architecture from her early childhood in Bangladesh.
London-based Canadian Allison Katz relishes the second of those options at Camden Art Centre
I had the good fortune to meet Wayne Thiebaud in Sacramento, California. We spent a day together and I was impressed with his kindness and modesty.
Mr Brainwash (Thierry Guetta) a cross between a Beaver and John Belushi in conversation with Oliver Malin ahead of his London show.
Nolan’s Africa will be the first book on Sidney Nolan written with access to the newly opened Sidney Nolan archives
Ibrahim Mahama came to international attention for his monumental installation of jute sacks at the Venice Biennale in 2015
26 April 2021
“Every religion has Nuns and Monks,” Ugo Rondinone remarks as we finish up bowls of miso soup. We are in my Noho loft, enjoying an early Sunday supper.
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
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.
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 […]
Helaine Blumenfeld is Best known for her monumental public commissions, such as the five-metre bronze sculpture ‘Fortuna’ that in 2016
Betty Spackman is an installation artist and painter who exhibited internationally for over 25 years with a studio based in Toronto and Europe before coming to British Columbia.
25 July 2019
Ten Questions About Ten Years Of Charlie Smith London Zavier Ellis In Conversation With Paul Carter Robinson
Zavier Ellis is the founder and director of CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, a vibrant contemporary art gallery in Shoreditch, London, which is currently celebrating their 10th Anniversary.
28 April 2019
Artists Michael Petry and William Cobbing are here in conversation in this exclusive interview for Artlyst.
The Fair looks absolutely brilliant this year Kaneka, It’s improved in terms of the setup. Have you got a new company
Guernsey-born artist Jeni Snell in converstation with artist Anka Dabrowska about Snell’s current exhibition Achtung Baby!
Jock is late for our meeting in the Academicians Room at the RA. Very late. He was stuck on a bus. I’ve known him for more than 20 years and figure that if we don’t have time to talk now we can always meet up in his home in Bethnal Green where, for ages, a group of us met to watch films on a Friday night
Thierry Forien is a collector of Contemporary Art, Prix Découverte des Amis du Palais de Tokyo. He is on the board of Thalie Art Foundation, Artistic committee of Fluxus Art Projects and practices as an independent curator.
Jonathan Anderson is a practicing artist, whose works have been featured in group and solo exhibitions throughout the United States.
JENNY SAVILLE’S show at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh is long, LONG overdue.
David Bailey is not at all what I expected. He’s imposing without being scary. He’s warm and down to earth. He speaks his mind, unafraid and not at all intimidated by the art establishment.
In this exclusive interview artist Chris Levine discusses his work as immersive and by extension transformative, often focused on a collective experience that enhances awareness of the present moment and our connectedness to one another.
Hugh Mendes is a German-born British painter. He graduated with an MA in Fine Art from City and Guilds of London Art School, in 2001 after reading a BA (Hons) in Fine Art at Chelsea School of Art 1975-78. Mendes’ work has been shown globally at Museum shows and it is in prominent private collections […]
Gavin Nolan’s latest exhibition at Charlie Smith London consists of recent paintings depicting versions of historical figures. The show runs from 14 April – 15 May. Combining hyper-realism with abstraction and mark making, his mostly intimate oil paintings reveal the heroic and fragile nature of the subjects and meditate on creativity, language, legacy and obsolescence. […]
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The press release of Identity in Transit, MAST’s new exhibition at The Book Club promises a sensational “introduction to the murky world of Victorian crime.” MAST’s paintings and screen prints are inspired by Victorian photographs of prostitutes, burglars and other reprobates taken by the police after their arrest. From the sound of it I […]
Jina Wallwork studied art at Staffordshire University where she received a BA(hons) degree in Fine Art. She has exhibited her artwork in the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. In January 2011, as part of a project by the artist John Baldessari, Jina’s name appeared in lights across the Australian Museum in Sydney. […]