10 October 2014

Yoshitomo Nara: Commercial Allure Presenting The Right Touch Of Unease

Perhaps the most persistent characteristic of Nara’s work is its commercial allure and marketability (expect a strong presence at Frieze this year). This is not to say it has simply been well publicised – though the hagiographic forward from the Dairy co-founder Nicolai Frahm does try its best, describing viewing a new work: “For the […]

24 April 2014

Julian Schnabel: Bridging An Unconventional Road Between Figurative And Abstraction

Julian Schnabel’s new exhibition at “The Dairy” successfully accomplishes the rare act of combining abstraction and figurative painting all in one show. Its amalgam is enhanced by the use of photography (Ink jet printed canvases) and glossy resin.  In the 80s Schnabel’s use of unorthodox materials such as broken crockery and fibreglass created a controversy […]