Gallery Girl meets Neda Tavallaee

“We are taught how to love as women by our mothers and grandmothers…there is beauty in listening to how each woman yearned and tried, succeeded or failed but still did not give up on love, enough to pass on her story.” – Neda Tavallaee  Iranian artist Neda Tavallaee is predominantly concerned with women. Working across […]

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Vlad Zorin @ Cube.Moscow

In his Hare series artist Vlad Zorin photographs a Ken-doll-like figure almost completely nude wearing a hare mask that covers half of his face. The images look like they have been shot somewhere like Los Angeles, probably by a top fashion photographer. And, while Zorin is experienced in this field, these images have just been […]

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Gallery Girl meets Sian Fan

AR (augmented reality) and VR (virtual reality) are a big deal in the art world right now. Technology focused exhibitions are taking place across the globe and the first ever solo-exhibition by an actual AI robot artist opened in Oxford this month. Digital media, installation and performance artist Sian Fan is also interested in the […]

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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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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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Gallery Girl meets AVAH Collective

The modern day nation of Afghanistan is located in a geography with a long historical and cultural significance both locally and internationally. Yet how many of Gallery Girl’s readers know anything about Afghan art? I’m guessing that if any, there are very few who do. Most probably think of Afghanistan and immediately make associations with […]

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Gallery Girl meets Ripsy May

“This person could really do with a necklace or some boobs” – Ripsy May Artist, musician and zine-creator Ripsy May could be described as a triple threat. Her artwork enchants with the endearing yet mischievous energies her child-like characters emit, while her silky smooth voice provides the basis for songs that touch on love and […]

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