Author: Julio Etchart

Report: London Art Fair 2020

Past highlights include selected works from the infamous Sensation exhibition that launched the careers of Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin, and paintings by Turner prizewinner Chris Ofili....

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1-54 African Contemporary Arts Fair 2019

1-54 has established itself as a leading voice in the discussion on contemporary African art, bringing together a diverse set of perspectives from around the world....

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Not For Her…

A poetography piece dedicated to Greta Thunberg, by photojournalist Julio Etchart....

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Nostalgia and Vibrant Imagery at 50th Rencontres d’Arles

This year, the organisers undertook the unprecedented task of identifying, ranking, and inventorying their vast archives to turn them into a major retrospective exhibition....

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Defiance on Notting Hill Streets Two Years After Grenfell

The anniversary of the tragic fire was marked by grief and anger at the inability of the government to bring the real culprits to justice....

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Photo London 2019

Now in its fifth edition, Photo London was founded in 2015 to give the city an international photography event befitting its status as a global cultural capital....

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“Are We Going to Be the Last Generation on This Planet?”

Extinction Rebellion is a moving reminder of the strategy by the environmental coalition of protesters to engage in peaceful protest around the world....

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Just a Lonely Plastic Bottle…

Just a lonely plastic bottle... the self-mutilating symbol of our suicidal age....

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A Timely Review of the Art Market: London Art Fair 2019

This year's London Art Fair focused on the various correspondences between the work of contemporary artists from Latin America and Europe....

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The Future of Football

Women's football has been under-reported for too long, but the new generation of the Under-17 World Cup is gradually changing that....

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Georgia On My Mind

From 6000 BC the inhabitants of Georgia were cultivating grapes and burying vessels in which to store their wine ready for serving at ground temperature....

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Frieze Explores the Possibilities of Political Activism in Art-making

Frieze continues to be a key destination for collecting institutions around the world, enabling the entry of works by today’s most forward-thinking artists....

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Gelling the Community: Notting Hill 2018

Notting Hill's extensive groundwork gels the community together and has given it an extra impetus and meaning, especially in the aftermath of the Grenfell fire tragedy. ...

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Vanessa Winship & Dorothea Lange at the Barbican Centre

Artefacts take mysterious meanings, and the monochromatic treatment of the rest of the exhibition breaks free into vibrant colours and ideas that may point to new departures in the photographer's...

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The Grenfell Legacy

The fire at Grenfell tower last year shocked the UK and the world, where are we one year on after the re-election of the tory council?...

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Photo London 2018 at Somerset House

Showcasing the best photography and cementing London as a key location in the international photographic community. ...

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Hayward Gallery reopens with Andreas Gursky exhibition

The Hayward is re-opening and showing the work of German photographer Andreas Gursky, this promises to be an impressive array of relevant and compelling images....

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London Arts Fair 2018 at the Islington Business Centre

Painting, sculpture, photography, multimedia and dialogue in the heart of Islington, London...

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Loitered Lens: Frieze London International 2017- Sculpture Garden

Colour and comment: A look back at Frieze 2017...

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Frieze London International Art Fair 2017

Subverting, and sometimes satisfying expectations, Frieze returns to London...

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Requiem4Grenfell – Images and Verse

Scenes of community, hope, defiance and care from the wreckage of Grenfell...

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Sunflowers and Daguerreotypes: Rencontres d’Arles

At the opening week of the Rencontres d’Arles international photography festival ...

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Grass Roots and Green Shoots: At Jeremy Corbyn’s Allotment

What's mostly green but red all over? ...

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Loitered Lens: Beyond the Beat at the Royal Albert Hall

Previews of Julio Etchart's photography from the Beyond the Beat exhibition at the Royal Albert Hall...

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Katha [Following George Orwell in Burma]

Photojournalist Julio Echart traces the footsteps of George Orwell in Burma...

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Tsunami Coast : Poetography

Sri Lanka, 2014 - poem and images by Julio Etchart...

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Rice and Redemption : The Learning Farm

I am glad that some of them are now coming back and learn the old skills of the farm. A person should know how to grow their own food....

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