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

Damien Hirst & Felix Gonzalez-Torres – Candy

London gallery Blain|Southern has brought the talents of celebrated artists Damien Hirst and Felix Gonzalez-Torres together for ‘Candy‘, an exhibition that showcases their work together for the first time ever. The gallery presents paintings from Hirst’s ‘Visual Candy’ series together exclusively, alongside a candy spill work by Felix Gonzalez-Torres that serves as a counterpoint to the … 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

All of Frieze Art Fair in an instant

Frieze Art Fair has hit London, 170 galleries showcasing the best of world art under one huge tent in Regent’s Park. Think-Work-Play, the site that plays tribute to London’s creatives went around the fair and took a camera, the outcome is a beautifully shot film of all that Frieze has to offer for all those … Continue reading

Ascent by Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby

After you have just been commissioned to design the London 2012 Olympic Torch, there isn’t much more to do, might as well retire and just live happy in the memory Daley Thompson and Kriss Akabusi has touched your work. Maybe that is just me, but the acclaimed, innovative London-based designers Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby … Continue reading