Review: Fade Away at Transition Gallery, London

Review by Charles Danby Following hot on the heels of Transition’s inaugural ART BLITZ auction, a call to arms against impending arts cuts in the…

Review: High Society at the Wellcome Collection

Review by Robert J. Wallis, a Professor of Visual Culture & Director MA in Art History at Richmond The American International University in London. “Every…

Filmmaker Series – Q&A with Finalists from the Aesthetica Short Film Competition

To celebrate the launch of the Aesthetica Shorts 2011 DVD, there is a feature on the nature of short films and a discussion of the…

Re-visualising the cinematic: Angela Bulloch at Simon Lee Gallery

Angela Bulloch’s (b. 1966) Discrete Manifold Whatsoever opened early this autumn in London at Simon Lee Gallery, marking her first solo exhibition in the UK…

Art & Architecture – The Wider Debate – Interview with Carson Chan

Looking at the wider definitions of architecture, Marcin Szczelina chats with Carson Chan, co-director of PROGRAM in Berlin. To continue the debate, read the current…

The Democracy of Hunger at Open Show Studio, Athens

By Stephanie Bailey Taking over Sofia Touboura’s independent project space, Open Show Studio, for a one week programme of live poster painting sessions, sound performances…

Who are you? Where are you going?

Review by Jenny Thompson Answering these two questions initially seems easy. However, if we consider our social and emotional histories, we begin to uncover a…

The Manchester Contemporary 2010: Q&A with Director John Dare

For 2010 the second edition of The Manchester Contemporary (28 -31 October) continues to harnesses cutting-edge and critically engaged contemporary art in the North West…

Review: Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2010, A Foundation Liverpool

By Kenn Taylor Bloomberg New Contemporaries is an open-submission showcase for art students and recent graduates, which takes emerging artists and their works out of…

Gallery Update: TOM WESSELMANN at Haunch of Venison, London

TOM WESSELMANN: Works 1958–2004 opened earlier this month in London at Haunch of Venison, marking the most extensive exhibition of his work to date in…

Art & the Owner

In the early 20th century, Duchamp posed the question of ownership in art and yet despite all the ensuing discussions surrounding postmodernism, authorship and everything…

Liverpool Biennial Round-Up 2010

By Kenn Taylor The Liverpool Biennial, now in its sixth incarnation, is the largest festival of contemporary art in the UK. It’s a huge undertaking…

Q&A with Simon Oldfield, Director of the Simon Oldfield Gallery, London

The Simon Oldfield Gallery opened in Covent Garden earlier this year and with an exciting exhibition programme, the gallery offers a platform for emerging artists…

Marina Abramović in London

I know that you’re not supposed to have favourites, but Marina Abramović, really is one of my favourite contemporary artists today, which is a paradox…

DIY: Make Do & Mend

By Bethany Rex History tells us that fashion trends often act as harbingers of economic change and fashion’s recent sombre mood is no exception. The…

Beyond COLOR: Color in American Photography, 1950-1970

Beyond COLOR: Color in American Photography, 1950-1970, opened last week in New York. This show re-examines of a crucial moment in photography’s short history, when…

Spend the Weekend in the North East: Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2010

The 6th Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival opens today! There are five action-packed days of film and video art from the UK and abroad…

Catching up with Matthew Higgs

Interview by Stephanie Bailey When I was offered the chance to interview Matthew Higgs via The Apartment, Athens, I jumped at the chance. An artist…

Exploring Place with Locate at Jerwood

Catch the final days of Jerwood’s summer show, Locate, which continues until Sunday, 12 September.

Interview with Mural Artists – the Bogside Artists

After visiting Derry earlier this year and seeing the murals in the Bogside, I really needed to find out more about the works and more…