Portraits in Photography, Film and Drawing

Oona Grimes: Hail the new Etruscan. A dialectic form of drawing. ...

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Saucy, Piquant, With a Faustian Aftertaste

A film for a specific taste is Phillip Humm's The Last Faust really that indigestible? A review and an entreaty for more divisive filmmaking ...

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Doing It Their Way- Elvana Deliver Christmas

Their mash-up of Rape Me and Love Me Tender was deliciously inappropriate but somehow worked incredibly well....

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Spiralling Intentionally Towards Figuration

David Treloar: Gestural Portraits and Simple Joy. An interview about focus and intention....

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Heaven’s Above in Celestial Promise

Correcting nihilism through perspective, the painting of Mark Batty....

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Mixed Media: The Christmas Song of Emily Maitlis & Fiona Banner

Fresh from hauling Prince Andrew over the coals newsreader Emily Maitlis and art Fiona Banner have made a Christmas song....

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Video/Art: The First Fifty Years

Barbara London, the curator who founded MoMA's video programme, recounts the artists and events that defined video art over the last 50 years. ...

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Stanley Spencer’s Love Affair With the Thames Revealed in New Show

Painting by the Thames: Swan Upping at Cookham brings together rarely seen paintings and drawings to reveal one of Spencer’s inspirations: the River Thames....

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The Finer Details of History

Massimiliano Pironti: Hyperreality. An Interview with 2019 BP Award Finalist. ...

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Phil Moffa to Launch Butcha Sound Records

One of the albums, Pieces for Painting, is a noise-based head trip that was designed for artists to listen to while working in their studios....

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Landmark Exhibition to Explore the Fragility of the Natural World

Paradise Lost, the first UK solo exhibition by visual artist Jan Hendrix, will convey his response to the transformation of Botany Bay in Australia....

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Jake Wood-Evans New Solo Exhibition

Recalling Baroque masterpieces, Wood-Evans' paintings fuse the great Romantic tradition of painting with the modernist sensibility of abstract artists such as Rothko and Motherwell....

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Rebecca Salter Elected President of London’s Royal Academy

Salter is the first woman to take up the post in the institution’s 251-year history....

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New Foundation Dedicated to French-Chinese Master Chu Teh-Chun Opens in Geneva

CHU Teh-Chun, who died in 2014 aged 93, was celebrated for integrating traditional Chinese painting techniques with Western abstract art....

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The Ghost Inside the Artist

Patrick Tresset: Robotic Portraits. Understanding the purpose of art by design, an interview....

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An Election Waiting to Happen with Billy Bragg

Every generation has to find its own way to deal with the problems it faces. Red Wedge was our generation and it came out of a specific set of circumstances. Other generations will find other ways....

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Hannah Starkey First Institutional Solo Exhibition

As the fourth recipient of the annual £100,000 Freelands Award, the Hepworth Wakefield will present a major survey exhibition of the photographer in 2020....

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French New Wave: A Revolution in Design

This meticulously researched book from Reel Art Press is an extensive collection of French New Wave posters, which were equally as innovative as the films themselves....

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Secret Scrawls Discovered Beneath Derek Jarman Painting

The Pleasures of Italy canvas on show at the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin throws light on the late activist’s lovers and interests ...

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Conveying Connection

Charlie schaffer: The Emotion of Experience. Interview with BP Portrait Award 2019 Winner...

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Barbican Announce Michael Clark First Major Exhibition

2020 marks the 15th year of Michael Clark Company’s ongoing collaboration with the Barbican as an artistic associate....

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