bahith @ Gazelli Art House

In Akka Artwork (Naqsh Collective, 2019), a large-scale piece made of natural stone marble and brass, a number of figures line up to jump off of a tall cliff into a calm sea down below. As they leap from their highly intricate surface, they wave their hands in the air and look down below expectantly, […]

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Gray Wielebinski @ SEAGER Gallery

A sphinx-scorpion hybrid lies trapped inside a white cube. With its tail pushed against one wall, with two arms struggling to escape from another, its cramped positioning illustrates the animal’s attempts to leave the barren wasteland it has been caged into. Spread out across the floor, it appears like it has accepted its fate, resting […]

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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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Marlene Steyn @ Lychee One

Marlene Steyn’s ceramic artworks look like they have been transported to Earth from a surreal world. String-like faces are woven into one another, both connected and disconnected at the same time. The characters within the works appear all to be women, who – though stretched – cling on to each other, holding hands, supporting the […]

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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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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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