Hattie Stewart @ House of Illustration

I have been enamored with illustrator Hattie Stewart’s work since her collaboration with Australian accessories designer Poppy Lissiman. Stewart’s fashion industry oriented scribbles are bright and colourful, injecting a large dose of fun into a genre that can be serious and unapproachable. She is currently the first to have been selected for a series of […]

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Pipilotti Rist @ Hayward Gallery

Currently outside the Southbank’s Hayward Gallery are dozens of pairs of white underpants hanging on multiple washing lines, lighting up at night like fairy lights. These undergarments are the work of Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist whose video art is currently on display inside the gallery. I became acquainted with the artists work on a visit […]

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George Condo @ Hayward Gallery

The Southbank Centre’s Hayward Gallery is currently hosting the first major retrospective of New Yorker George Condo. Showcasing work spanning three decades, beginning in 1982, the appropriately titled ‘Mental States’ juxtaposes raw emotion with the fantastical and grotesque. The show is set out thematically, with three foci: portraiture, abstract figuration and mania and melancholy. Condo, the […]

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