The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. – Aristotle
‘The Expressive Fallacy’ is an article from 1983 which still reverberates through the art world, its claims have far reaching implications; here Natalie Andrews explores these critically, wondering if emotion, intention and authenticity have a place in modern art. (read more)
Love is in the Bin – Banksy. Sotheby’s claim it to be the first artwork created live during an auction. (read more)
These paintings show quasi-geometrical structure of colour space. Together with a sensitivity to surface texture the abstract nature serves to p[oint upa new kind of content – or one that is hidden behind the concept of representation. (read more)
Looking at paintings requires an ability to place works in the historical context of the medium. Only then can we see the human significance of the work. It is no good looking inward to brain patterns. That is not where human significance is to be found.
Two current exhibitions on opposite sides of the globe present work from two contemporary women artists; each, in her own way, a concrete artist. At RaumX, in north London, Katrina Blanin shows paintings and monoprints. (read more)