Russian Photography @ Calvert 22

Calvert 22’s incumbent exhibition title seems to have taken inspiration from the 2012 exhibition of contemporary Russian art at the Saatchi. However Saatchi’s display amassed a variety of different media, with Calvert 22’s ‘Close and Far: Russian Photography Now’ showing purely photography and two films. The use of the word ‘now’ could be misleading. Many […]

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Sanja Ivekovic @ South London Gallery & Calvert 22

The second wave movement of feminism throughout the 1960s and 1970s saw a new approach to art history and criticism. Among those embracing change were Linda Nochlin, The Guerrilla Girls and Suzanne Lacy. An artist seldom talked about in Britain, Sanja Ivekovic is another artist who centres her work on how society views women. She […]

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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 […]

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The Strange Face Project @ Idea Generation

Nick Drake committed suicide in 1974 when he was just 26 years old and an almost unknown artist. Today, almost 40 years later, he is regarded as one of the most influential artists of the last century and has had an impact on a large percentage of modern recording artists and musicians. The Strange Face […]

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Riusuke Fukahori @ ICN Gallery

Proudly floating on the surface of the glistening windows of a Shoreditch gallery lies a white goldfish, shades of blues and reds shimmering underneath its upper layer of scales. This display of calmness has been given to us by Japanese artist Riusuke Fukahori and is not what you’d usually expect in the hustle and bustle […]

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