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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Gallery Girl meets Sian Fan

AR (augmented reality) and VR (virtual reality) are a big deal in the art world right now. Technology focused exhibitions are taking place across the globe and the first ever solo-exhibition by an actual AI robot artist opened in Oxford this month. Digital media, installation and performance artist Sian Fan is also interested in 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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Gallery Girl visits Bath

Sometimes, it’s easy to forget that art world treasures can be found outside of capital cities. Often though, some of the most prized gems are waiting to be discovered beyond the confines of a metro system and a major international airport. Bath, the British city famous for Jane Austen, its Georgian architecture and of course, […]

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Gallery Girl meets Anahita Sadighi

Tehran-born Anahita Sadighi opened her eponymous Berlin gallery Anahita Arts of Asia in 2015. Her debut space exhibits antique arts from the Middle East and East Asia, with a focus on ceramics, woodblock prints, carpets and textiles. Three years later, a contemporary space – Anahita Contemporary – opened as a sister gallery to her first […]

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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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