The blood in Jordan Eagles’ ‘Jesus, Christie’s’ runs deeper than you might think

Just over a year ago, Christie’s rocked the art world when they sold Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi for $450.3 million. The hype surrounding what was deemed ‘the last da Vinci’ – though some question if it’s even by da Vinci – was palpable. Everyone suddenly seemed to know the artwork and videos by the […]

Art in London in November: 5 exhibitions you need to see

As the end of 2018 looms from around the corner, London’s art scene remains in full-throttle. November in London gifts numerous museum and gallery exhibitions to its public that shall not be missed. From troubled Russian rulers to artwork spread on toast, these exhibitions will certainly impress, engage and entertain you. Klimt/Schiele Two masters of […]

Somenotsukasa Yoshioka: a workshop ‘In Search of Forgotten Colours’

The 19th-century saw the industrialization of various manufacturing processes. One of which was the way in which materials were dyed. In the mid-1800s, the creation of synthetic dyes slowly pushed the use of natural dyes out. Traditional means for dying fabrics by using dyes made from various plants thus fell to the wayside. Somenotsukasa Yoshioka, […]

Anni Albers: her life, her exhibition

Anni Albers (1899-1994) and textiles have become one and the same. Though the artist, born in Berlin to a bourgeois furniture manufacturing family, may not have known that she would go on to impact textile’s place in the art world, she excelled in the field and forever changed its position. In 1922, Albers enrolled in […]

Wes Anderson and Juman Malouf’s mysterious art exhibition is here!

The mystery around ‘Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and Other Treasures,’ the debut collaborative exhibition by Wes Anderson and Juman Malouf, bolstered the anticipation for the exhibition which opened on November 6th. At the invitation of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien in Vienna, the pair spent over two years sifting through over 4.5 million works to […]

Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport is now a creative district

Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport was opened in the 1940s under Nazi rule, and it hasn’t seen a flight take off on one of its runways for about a decade. The airport’s grounds were converted into a park – it’s a popular destination for locals looking for a space to exercise and workout, or just to hang […]

That’s a wrap for the future: looking back at the V&A’s ‘The Future Starts Here’

‘The Future Starts Here’ is a design exhibition reminiscent of the stories told about the World’s Fair. Futuristic, exciting, baffling, and at times intimidating advancements in design sometimes offer a glimpse into what could be in our world. We are used to the likes of such displays at tech or design shows – even car […]