A Strong Desire @ PS120

I want to tell you the things I have desired, but I am trying to navigate through a reality where desires are constructed for us to grasp on to… – Curatorial text, A Strong Desire In the aim of challenging toxic masculinity and hetero-normativity, A Strong Desire at PS120 explores body politics and the commodification […]

Read More

David Bailey @ National Portrait Gallery

It seems fitting that the face of Kate Moss covers all the advertising for David Bailey’s career spanning exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. After all, Moss is probably the first model that springs to mind when we think of someone in the fashion industry who is British, timeless and has had the staying power […]

Read More

Art Drive @ ICA

It is a case of so much to do, so little time for me right now, and with the London 2012 festival I really have been spoilt for choice when the odd free moment arises. However, I did manage to catch a glimpse of the ICA’s art drive at Great Eastern Street Car Park, although […]

Read More

Picasso @ Tate Britain

When I first heard about an exhibition at the Tate Britain comparing British artists with Picasso I thought it was a strange idea. Of course Picasso had a great impact on many, yet why these artists in particular? The British seven – comprising of Francis Bacon, Duncan Grant, David Hockney, Wyndham Lewis, Henry Moore, Ben […]

Read More

London Print Fair @ Royal Academy

Yesterday I had the opportunity to attend my first ever art fair. I was lucky enough to get an invite to the London Print Fair at the Royal Academy, the longest running specialist print fair. In it’s 27th year the fair houses over 50 exhibitors showcasing prints from the renaissance until the present day with […]

Read More

Hockney @ Royal Academy

The hotly anticipated arrival of David Hockney’s A Bigger Picture at the Royal Academy doesn’t fail to disappoint. On show is over 150 works, most of which have been completed within the last decade. The main galleries of the academy were offered to the artist to show landscapes after he showed Bigger Trees near Warter […]

Read More

Mystery of Appearance @ Haunch of Venison

Inscribed on the walls of the Haunch of Venison gallery in mayfair are the words: ‘To me, the mystery of painting today is how appearance can be made. I know it can be illustrated, I know it can be photographed. But how can this thing be made so that you catch the mystery of appearance […]

Read More