Iva Troj – My Dear Foe

Bulgarian artist Iva Troj’s first UK solo show, My Dear Foe, opens this week at London’s Imitate Modern gallery. The exhibition, running from  23 – 28 September 2014 sees the 2013 Towry National Open Art Prize winner seamlessly incorporate Troj’s vast experience of traditional painting techniques with postmodern elements to create engaging, Renaissance-style works that … Continue reading

Not in the Corners at Maria Stenfors

Not in the Corners currently at Maria Stenfors in London sees a group exhibition featuring film, sculpture, drawing, painting and print. The exhibition presents artworks that address the inseparability of the personal from the political, exploring the ground between the private act of artistic creation and its collective resonance in the public realm. Michelle Deignan … Continue reading

Unnatural – Natural History

Art and Nature combine to create an extraordinary Unnatural – Natural History at Bristol’s Royal West of England Academy (RWA). While our natural environment and those bodies that seek to protect it are being decimated by industry, government and man’s unfailing greed for resources, the inspiration of both our natural world and this very decimation, … Continue reading

Art Attack: David Hockney vs. Damien Hirst

Two of Britain’s most celebrated artists are locking horns in a war of words as they prepare to launch large-scale retrospective exhibitions in London this year. One smoking traditionalist and one modernist eccentric, two people from two very different schools of thought. David Hockney, who famously refused to paint The Queen or accept a knighthood, … Continue reading