Archive for October 2018

The break-down and the in-between: Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset’s ‘This is How We Bite Our Tongue’

Walking into the first gallery space of Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset’s ‘This Is How We Bite Our Tongue’  at the Whitechapel Gallery feels confusing yet enticing. The duo is known for their sculptures, architectural installations, and public commissions and this exhibition does not shy away from the uncanny spaces and rich narrative they trend […]

Exhibit: “Picasso in the eye of Willy Rizzo” an interview with Dominique Rizzo

During the Picasso in the eye of Willy Rizzo exhibit at the Willy Rizzo Study which runs until January 12, 2019 the public will get the opportunity to discover over 40 photographs, often unedited but always fascinating, from the great master of photography Willy Rizzo. An interview with Dominique Rizzo introduces us to this exhibit […]

‘Heavenly Bodies’: record-breaking attendance and its momentum for the Met

Nearly a month before its close, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Costume Institute’s blockbuster exhibition ‘Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination’ saw its 1 millionth visitor. The exhibition, spanning the Met’s Fifth Avenue location, the Cloisters, and the museum’s medieval art wing, filled 60,000 square feet throughout 25 galleries. Highlighting the relationship between […]

Five must-see exhibits in New York during October 2018

There are plenty of art shows in New York this Fall. If you’re finding it tough to choose, though, and don’t have the time to see everything on your wish-list, we’ve compiled a selection of five of our favourite shows of the season – don’t miss out!   Armenia! at The Metropolitan Museum of Art […]

Five rising contemporary artists

Trends come and go, and it can be hard to keep up with the latest developments in the art world. It’s easy to get caught up in the glossy images and artist profiles displayed daily on Instagram. But who are the emerging figures that are exciting the critics? Whether you’re keen to learn about award-winning […]

Five controversial actions by Banksy

With his artistic origins rooted in the subculture of graffiti, Banksy aims to provoke by making his audience reflect on social and political issues. He started his career with stencils, and has since explored other art forms, including documentary-making. The British artist – whose fame is enhanced by his anonymity – has become the most […]

The Art of the Game: in-game photography makes way for blurry lines between video game and art

What constitutes art and can video games fall into the confines of it as a category? This question is quite frankly one that verges on that which is trite and it capable of making your head spin. Video games are becoming a force that cannot be ignored as they take on the art and sports […]