Gallery Girl meets Narnur

Selfies, guns and the Madonna. Armenia-based collage artist Narnur fills her work with images of sensual women surround by war and violence. Growing up in post-soviet Armenia, Narnur’s collages respond to femininity and what it means to be growing up in a selfie, technology-obsessed environment. Gallery Girl spoke to Narnur about her approach to her […]

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Gallery Girl meets Johanna Stickland

Johanna Stickland paints and photographs soft, delicate images of women. Whether in peach and red tones of paint, or in intimate film photographs, her artworks seem gentle, but are also a mystery. Gallery Girl spoke with Stickland about the feminine figure, her inspirations, and living and working in Portugal. Before embarking on a career as […]

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Gallery Girl meets Mo Negm

Mo Negm’s vibrant canvases are densely populated by crowds of people. Full of movement, unrestrained use of colour, texture, and the vague outlines of Arabic calligraphy in the background, the paintings convey a sense of mystery, while drawing the viewer in to his multicoloured world. Gallery Girl chatted to Negm about colour, language and social […]

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A Strong Desire @ PS120

I want to tell you the things I have desired, but I am trying to navigate through a reality where desires are constructed for us to grasp on to… – Curatorial text, A Strong Desire In the aim of challenging toxic masculinity and hetero-normativity, A Strong Desire at PS120 explores body politics and the commodification […]

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Gallery Girl meets Tabloid Art History

200 years ago, only the very elites of society would be seen taking an interest in art history. Museums were only open when the ‘lower classes’ were working, so even if you were artistically inclined, renaissance paintings were only viewable by those who did not need to work to survive. Luckily for us however, nearly […]

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Gallery Girl meets Isabel Getty

‘I’m a big fan of Egon Schiele’, says Isabel Getty, ‘I’ve always loved how he would play with different mediums and give a strong Byzantine effect to his work, making it almost child-like.’ Getty’s 2018 summer exhibition comprised two levels of figurative artworks. Encompassing paintings and drawings in ink, pencil and watercolours, the show first […]

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Gallery Girl meets Brittany Shepherd

If you follow Shrittany on Instagram you will be familiar with Brittany Shepherd’s unique perception of the mundane objects that our an integral part of our daily lives. Zooming in on found objects and imperfections, her work asks us to question our own understanding of items that are often overlooked. An artist and curator based […]

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