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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EXT. / INT. INT. / EXT. @ Nouvelle Vague Marbella

In a new exhibition at Nouvelle Vague in Marbella, a group of artists question the symbiotic relationship between the interior and the exterior.

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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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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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