Posts tagged Frieze
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 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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The 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair at Somerset House, London

This autumn is the 1:54 Contemporary African Art fair’s third edition, with a staggering 14 of the 38 galleries coming from Africa to celebrate the multiplicity and diversity of contemporary African art. Led by Touria El Glauoi, the fair has built provincial art scenes in African countries, promoting artistic production and cultural identity amongst those artists. Designed by the award-winning architectural...

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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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