Ai Weiwei @ Le Bon Marché

My favourite department store in Paris is without a doubt Le Bon Marché. Unlike the more famous Galeries Lafayette, the shop is a more manageable size and is often free of the hoards of tourists that are constantly cluttering the breathing space on Boulevard Haussmann. Moreover, Le Bon Marché always has the most beautiful windows […]

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Why You Should Take An Interest in Contemporary Art

Around this time last year I uploaded an article about the benefits of studying the history of art and what you can do with it. Since then, I have graduated with a bachelors degree in art history and have made most of my way through a masters degree in contemporary art theory, a subject which, […]

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Fang Zhaoling @ Ashmolean

When we think about contemporary art from China, those of us who know anything about it will be able to name several artists: Ai WeiWei, Xu Bing, Qiu Zhijie etc. However, most would be hard pressed to be able to list any women. Throughout history, in both the east and the west, the role of […]

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Post Pop @ Saatchi

There is so much to see at the Saatchi Gallery right now that it is impossible to know where to begin. The incumbent exhibition, Post Pop: East Meets West is full to the brim with modern gems to keep the keen gallery-goer entertained for hours. The display boasts 250 works from American, British, Chinese and […]

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Ai Weiwei @ Lisson

In the latest issue of Dazed and Confused, Ai Weiwei is quoted as saying: If anyone thinks art if safe, they don’t understand art. Art is dangerous.’ Weiwei is arguably the most famous Chinese artist in the western world, being famous not only for his artwork but also for his political activism. The artist has […]

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