Wardha Shabbir @ Grosvenor Gallery

Best-known in London for her intricate miniature paintings of leaves and natural life – having been shortlisted for the Jameel Prize and subsequently exhibited at the Victoria and Albert Museum last year –Wardha Shabbir is now using this imagery to comment on the paths we take in life. In her new exhibition Free State at […]

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Gallery Girl meets Caroline Wong

Gallery Girl met with Caroline to speak her practice, her subjects and fetishisation.

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Matthew Fisher @ Taymour Grahne

Matthew Fisher’s new body of work has a surreal quality to it, comprised mostly of barren land and seascapes, questioning the relationship between reality and illusion.

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Raw Queens @ Mosaic Rooms

“Have you seen the moon, Oh habibti? What? Did they tell you I was blind? ‘Course I seen it!”  In a new exhibition curated by Yasmina Naji at the Mosaic Rooms in London, Meriem Bennani and Fatima Mazmouz shed light on Moroccan female experiences. In an attempt to re-evaluate perceptions of women in the Arab […]

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Afterimage: Dangdai Yishu @ Lisson

Here in the West, we all have our own ideas about contemporary art from China. An image of an art scene that has been orientalised, fed to us through exhibitions that pop up from time-to-time, conflated with ideas about a booming Chinese art market, and that conform to a very narrow stereotype about life and […]

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Gallery Girl Meets Fatima Ronquillo

Fatima Ronquillo’s paintings look like they were painted hundreds of years ago. Classical in style, and full of cherub-faced characters adorned in lace masks, flowers, animals and lovers eyes – a Georgian motif made popular in the late eighteenth century – it is hard to believe that Ronquillo’s paintings are being made in Santa Fe, […]

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