Faith Ringgold @ Serpentine

Faith Ringgold (b. 1930, New York) – a black, female artist of a certain age – ticks all the boxes of an artist the art world is desperately try to bring into the spotlight. As institutions attempt to shed their skins of exhibitions that focus on white male artists, dozens of “overlooked” women are being […]

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Gallery Girl visits Bath

Sometimes, it’s easy to forget that art world treasures can be found outside of capital cities. Often though, some of the most prized gems are waiting to be discovered beyond the confines of a metro system and a major international airport. Bath, the British city famous for Jane Austen, its Georgian architecture and of course, […]

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Gallery Girl meets Anahita Sadighi

Tehran-born Anahita Sadighi opened her eponymous Berlin gallery Anahita Arts of Asia in 2015. Her debut space exhibits antique arts from the Middle East and East Asia, with a focus on ceramics, woodblock prints, carpets and textiles. Three years later, a contemporary space – Anahita Contemporary – opened as a sister gallery to her first […]

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Writings on the Wall @ Waddington Custot

While graffiti seems like a modern art form, in reality, it could be argued to be one of the oldest. The first cave paintings – found both in France and Indonesia – are believed to be over 40,000 years old, and men and women have been making their marks on walls, buildings and public spaces […]

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Chicago Imagists @ Goldsmiths CCA

The Chicago Imagists comprised a group of fourteen artists working together in Chicago during the 1960s and 1970s. Having all studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, their work can broadly be characterised as cartoonish, comedic and at times grotesque. The Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art is now presenting the first UK […]

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Gallery Girl meets Rubina Dyan

You’ve probably seen Rubina Dyan’s face somewhere. Whether it’s in a Victoria’s Secret photograph, a Fenty Beauty campaign or at a party with Diane von Furstenberg, the dazzling beauty is hard to miss. But Rubina’s modelling career is just one part of her life. An artist and photographer too, her work has a whimsical element, […]

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Mustafa Hulusi @ Pi Artworks

Scattered across the floor of Cyprus Realism at Pi Artworks are a series of dried-up pomegranates that have been painted gold. The orbs rest upon pieces of crumpled up newspaper, which are covered in photographs of rotting fruit. The decaying images contrast with the pomegranates resting above them, as they glisten in golden splendour, with […]

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