Gallery Girl meets Cairo Clarke

In the space of just one year Cairo Clarke has held a week long series of performance based exhibitions at Yinka Shonibare’s Guest Projects, collaborated with London’s Art Night and organised a show at Century Club in Soho. Gallery Girl spoke with Clarke about her curatorial approach, the artists she works with and her plans […]

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Gallery Girl meets Afruz Amighi

The drawings and sculptures that comprise Afruz Amighi’s current exhibition Echo’s Chamber at Sophia Contemporary in London were inspired by the permanent collections housed inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. A result of an urge to move the Greco-Roman sculptures out of the Museum’s sunlit atrium and swap them with their Oceanic […]

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Gallery Girl meets Nadia Gohar

A line in the press release for Egyptian artist Nadia Gohar’s most recent exhibition at The Table in Toronto, Canada reads: ‘It is important to consider the dimensions of one’s inherited identity and the ways in which it may have been produced and reproduced.’ Gohar’s work combines sculpture and painting to touch upon her own […]

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Gallery Girl meets Hiba Schahbaz

Hiba Schahbaz paints nude, peach-toned goddesses that smile languidly out at their viewer against pastel coloured backdrops overflowing with delicate arrangements of flora and fauna. Born in Karachi and now living in Brooklyn, Hiba’s long-haired beauties, look like they have stepped out of a dream world and are painted in soft, shimmery watercolours that completely […]

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Gallery Girl meets Osnova

The art scene in Moscow is growing and shows no signs of stopping. It is now home to Russia’s only international art fair and an internationally celebrated biennial. Thanks to Dasha Zhukova – wife of Roman Abramovic – there is now even a multi-million pound gallery lying in the heart of Moscow’s most central Gorky […]

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Gallery Girl meets Armine Harutyunyan

On my debut trip to Armenia, I was welcomed with open arms by Armine Harutyunyan, a designer and illustrator local to Yerevan, Armenia’s capital city. The granddaughter of Khachatur Azizyan, one of Armenia’s most celebrated living painters, Armine comes from a long line of artists and is just one of Armenia’s many bright young creatives. […]

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Gallery Girl meets Seen Fifteen

Like many, Vivienne Gamble believed that a career in the art world was unattainable. However, after almost a decade working in TV advertising, she decided to redirect her future and has since founded Seen Fifteen gallery in Peckham. I met Vivienne inside the South London gallery that she named after Peckham’s eponymous postcode SE15. The […]

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