Nan Goldin. What can I write about artist and activist Nan Goldin? How can I address her raw and honest art? What can I say about the way she beautifully and hauntingly captures her life and friends? How can I … Continue reading the all-seeing eye
Fragile to funny, and from dynamic to serene, either way, the artworks on view at Elizabeth Houston Gallery seize a moment. They are capturing a moment centred around female experiences of the world. Plural, obviously, we cannot speak of one … Continue reading watching me watching you
The life story of Peggy Guggenheim fires the imagination. It seemed to be exciting AF. Travelled the world, collected art, opened galleries and museums, smuggled art to the US and obtained one of the most exquisite collections of modern art. … Continue reading the cray life of an art addict
Tai Shani, Oscar Murillo, Helen Cammock, and Lawrence Abu Hamdan: let’s get ready to rrrrrumbleeee for that £25k. Each year, the Turner Prize is awarded to one of the four shortlisted artists in December. But before the winner is announced, … Continue reading fair shake
Questions such as *why is there always someone having massive diarrhoea in the university library* and *what is art* aren’t as simple to answer as it might seem. I recently read that Phil Collins (the visual artist, not the originator … Continue reading jaw-dropping art materials
The Whitney Biennial’s latest controversy on their rap sheet is a particularly bad one. This time, the curatorial intention is not too experimental or the content too political. You know, the good kind of controversies. This is not so much the … Continue reading whitney’s wicked problem
Where did the audaciously curated group exhibitions go? I’m talking about daring concepts, multi interpretations, chunks of text, and many artists; an exhibition that tries to make a point. Yeah sure, Biennials, Triennials and Quinquennial are doing that, but I feel … Continue reading abandoning the bandwagon?