Women were photography pioneers yet gender inequality persists in the industry today

Celia Rose Jackson, University of South Wales Photography remains stubbornly male-dominated. In terms of commissioning, exhibition and publication of work, there is a conspicuous lack of equality in the industry. Data collected by Women Photograph – an initiative to promote and support female photographers – shows that between April and June 2019, eight of the […]

New perspectives on the Nabis and Léger

Recent events in Paris and the rest of France during the last few months have meant that some exhibitions have probably not been given the recognition that they deserve. An exhibition called The Nabis and the Decorative Arts which was held at Luxembourg Museum during the spring and which ended in late June, was such […]

Banksy’s Brexit Mural Disappears as Tension in the U.K Rise

A mural made by the street artist Banksy in protest of Brexit disappeared last weekend from its site on a three-story building in Dover, England. A four-tier scaffolding was constructed against the mural on Saturday, leaving the facade barren the next morning. According to the Telegraph, the Godden family who owned the building hoped to […]

‘The Bachelor’, but for Art Boys? A possible reality

Rachel Dodes wrote a piece for Vanity Fair a few months ago breaking down and tracking what she referred to as the “Art Boy Phenomenon.” This was a thoughtful assessment of how “art boys”, or someone who is into art and aesthetics either by practice or trade, have become some of the biggest celebrities’ choice […]

Righting the wrongs: artists and the suburbs

In second-hand shops one is still likely to find postcards that depict the advent of large housing developments. These postcards, which display bright colours even though the buildings they display are made of concrete and steel, seem indicative of the feeling of optimism that had accompanied post-war reconstruction. Yet not all the inhabitants of these […]

Ecology and creation- Goodee at Phi Centre

Currently occupying the first floor of the Phi Centre in Montreal is a pop-up of vibrant goods from all over the world. The umbrella serving as presenter for all of these artisanal creations is Goodee, an organization seeking to put products aware of social impact at the forefront. Not just in the sense of buying […]

teamLab’s digital art museum: record for most visited in the world

While some traditional art museums grapple with incorporating technology, new art spaces are becoming synonymous with the digital world. A year ago, teamLab, an enigmatic art collective based in Tokyo, created the first permanent art museum for digital works. Their immersive installations are multisensorial, allowing visitors to experience saturated rice paddies or to become a […]