Posts tagged Art Basel
An Interview with the Art Dealer and Curator Lawrence Van Hagen in Mayfair, London

Lawrence Van Hagen is a curator and collector working between London and Paris. We met at Café Boulestin in Mayfair to hear about his much-anticipated exhibition What’s Up featuring fifty young contemporary artists. With a blend of both emerging and established artists, collectors will be exposed to mediums from painting to video art. The exhibition runs from the 14th-30th April between Soho Revue Gallery and the Union Club. Highlights include Jonas Wood...

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An Interview with the Artist Lina Iris Viktor in her New York Space Atelier LVXIX.

The conceptual artist Lina Iris Viktor works between the real and imagined in her spaces across London, Geneva and New York. We met in her studio off Wall Street, which is somewhere between a laboratory and an ancient Egyptian tomb. Adhering to her strict palette of gold, blue, black and white, the interiors are sublime. As both a private gallery and studio, the white half of Atelier LVXIX is a homage...

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An Interview with the Video Artist and Curator Diana Chire in her Hackney Studio, London

London-based Diana Chire and I first met at her guerilla exhibition Take! Eat! which was launched in opposition to the Frieze Art Fair. Her provocative show of female artists addressed gender, sexuality and social inequalities and is dedicated to making gender disparity an important conversation in the art world. When we met later in her Hackney...

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Exclusive Coverage of the Tate Modern X Drips & Runs Collective's Street Art Collaboration, London

Drips and Runs is a London-based collective of street artists who engage with digital art by live streaming the creation of their murals. A quick browse of the social platforms of artists like Saki & Bitches, Seeds One and Himbad and it’s clear that their careers as individual street artists are booming. As they come together...

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The Soundscapes Exhibition at the National Gallery, London

I think that the Soundscapes exhibition at the National Gallery, London was what every art exhibition should be. There were only six paintings, but all of your senses were engaged and we left feeling enriched in mind, body and soul. What I loved about the exhibition was that it was one of the first times I've seen an audience sit, lie or stand before a work for more than the few seconds it takes to take a photograph or read the blurb. People were spending ten, even fifteen or ...

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