Nudes @ Sadie Coles

The bare body has been a constant subject of representation in visual culture across all cultures throughout history. Nearly always described as nude and nearly never as naked, the unclothed human figure has both captivated and divided audiences for centuries. In their spring exhibition at Davies Street in London Sadie Coles HQ uses the work […]

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Gallery Girl meets Katia Boyadjian

Normandy based artist Katia Boyadjian was born into a long line of photographers. Her father Angelo had a studio in Cairo where she was born and lived for two years before settling in Paris following the events that occurred in Suez in 1956. With experience as both a muse and an artist, her artwork fuses […]

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Fred Wilson @ Pace

‘You can’t forget anything that hurt so badly, went so deep, and changed the world forever.’ Curation is an artform. Putting together objects and artworks in order to tell a story or reveal something that might previously have been hidden is a skill that is often overlooked. In Fred Wilson’s Afro Kismet exhibition at Pace […]

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Chikako Yamashiro @ White Rainbow

  Japan is famous for its breathtaking nature. Cherry blossoms, mountains, cranes; the image most people of the country is of a serene, gentle place, where everything is delicate and beautiful. In Chikako Yamashiro’s exhibition Shapeshifter at White Rainbow in London the viewer is exposed to the natural side of Japan, but it is not […]

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Facing the Enemy @ Palais de Tokyo

Two exhibitions at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris are running concurrently that employ huge immersive installations to subvert our ideas on all things moral and political. Across large curated spaces Neil Beloufa’s L’ennemi de mon ennemi and Kader Attia and Jean-Jacques Lebel’s One and Other present the audience with work that will shock, scare […]

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Gallery Girl meets Alice Irwin

Alice Irwin uses print, etching and sculpture to reference childhood experiences and to create her own creatures and make-believe worlds. As she is about to complete her MA from the Royal College of Art in London, Gallery Girl caught up with her to chat fantasy and inspirations. “It is like you are trying to undo […]

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Basma Alsharif @ Mosaic Rooms

We are sick with an illness that cannot be cured If only I can alleviate the pain That I have myself created in you A pain that only you can relieve me of So that we will never be free Basma Alsharif’s trio of film installations at the Mosaic Rooms is a delicate and sensual […]

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