The Ocean Can Be Yours @ Gerald Moore


The ocean can be yours. Can it? Visas, passports and border control may argue otherwise. Air travel is a modern phenomenon, the first commercial flight crossed the skies in 1914, before then however, voyages traversed oceans by ship. Who owns the sea? This is a question that our ancestors have been arguing about for centuries […]

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Cy Twombly @ Centre Pompidou and Gagosian, Paris


Cy Twombly is undoubtedly my favourite artist, yet, despite my infatuation with his work, I know very little about him. I have recently returned from a weekend in Paris. The principal reason I took this trip, was to visit the Cy Twombly exhibition at the Centre Pompidou, which is the first retrospective of the artist’s […]

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Chiharu Shiota @ Le Bon Marché, Paris


White. Soft, clean and pure. It is the colour of snow. It is fresh and gentle. The colour white is never associated with anything bad. In fact, it is often only linked with goodness. There is something magical about walking through Le Bon Marché in Paris right now. Large white forms have been suspended from […]

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Howard Tangye @ Amar Gallery


A new gallery has been born in-between Islington and Kings Cross. With a view to create a sense of community in one of London’s ever-growing art hubs, Amar Gallery both exhibits contemporary art and hosts an on-site studio where it will provide residencies for artists from all over the world. Its inaugural exhibition Links has […]

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Zaha Hadid @ Serpentine Sackler


Of all those who left us in 2016, one of the most heartbreaking and devastating losses to the world of art and architecture was the premature death of Dame Zaha Hadid. The Iraqi-born, Lebanese and British educated architect was a pioneer and an inspiration to many. The exhibition of her drawings at the Serpentine Sackler […]

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Gavin Turk @ Newport Street


The Gavin Turk retrospective at Newport Street Gallery asks all the fundamental questions about modern art. Who? What? When? Where? How? Why? They are all covered in the show’s title, however, I personally don’t think that either Turk or his audience has found the answers just yet. Turk’s oeuvre is an explorative one. References to […]

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Azadeh Razaghdoost @ Sophia Contemporary


‘O rose thou art sick The invisible worm … Has found out thy bed Of crimson joy And his dark secret love Does thy life destroy’ – The Sick Rose, William Blake, 1794 What does the state of contemporary Iran and eighteenth and nineteenth century Britain and France have in common? Persian artist, Azadeh Razaghdoost, […]

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