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Benji Reid: Beyond This Space

The transcendent choreo-photolist work of Benji Reid...

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Benji Reid announced as cover artist for Trebuchet Eight

No gravity, upward visions. Manchester artist Benji Reid announced as cover artist for Trebuchet Eight: Contemporary Surrealism...

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DYN: A Self-styled Rival to Surrealism’s Gaudy Dominance

Farewell to Surrealism - The Dyn Circle in Mexico traces the attempts of artist Wolfgang Paalen to escape history and reshape experience from the unlikely location of Mexico City, during the Second...

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Bartholomew Beal (1989-2019)

Beal passed on Boxing Day 2019, aged 30. His legacy is an incredible body of work from 2012 onwards, and an outstanding inspiration to his contemporaries. ...

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Blaxploitation and Black Beauty: Mickalene Thomas – beautés du mois

This essay looks at the conception of black beauty in the 70s in terms of contemporary art. Mickalene Thomas' work draws upon popular culture and makes beautiful paintings from it....

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If the Lion Could Speak (…)

This essay argues that animals are not so minded as to have language. Whilst they exhibit proto-typically linguistic calls, these never amount to exhibiting something like the structure of a language...

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Looted Benin Art Treasures to Go Online

The project will unite pieces from the former kingdom of Benin that were spread around the world after being looted by British troops....

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Decoding Future Music from Germany: Interview with Uwe Schütte

Alexei Monroe speaks to the author of the latest book to explore the art of Kraftwerk and their legacy....

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Growing an Identity

Dr. Heba El Aziz: Petri Portraits. Interview on Bio-art and the new portraiture....

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Alienated Ambiguity

Hedley Roberts: Unknown faces, arch pleasures. An interview on the harsh light of creative vision...

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Tearing the mouth of language

Nieto: Linguistic chaos. An interview with the most perverse artist in history, maybe....

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Keys and Red Herrings

Nigel Grimmer: this is not what you're looking for. An interview with the mercurial. ...

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Portraits in the marketplace

Strident Sitters: Portraits in the Marketplace. Who's buying...

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Making Light Work

Testifying the night through vision, relief and recognition. Exhibition review of "Luce: Jemma Appleby and Liz West" ...

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Photographic Reality

Justin Hession: Caught on film. An interview with a deep event photographer on the nature of representation....

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Brains and Being

Luciana Haill: Portrait waves on the canvas of consciousness. Interview regarding brainwave mapping as portraiture....

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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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The Finer Details of History

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

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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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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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Technical Innovation

Carl-Martin Sandvold: The big reveal. BP Award Nominee speaks to Trebuchet...

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No Heroic Male Master

Roxana Halls: The Figure Strikes Back...

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You’d Better Get Your Visualisations Right

Interview with Jaz Coleman – Magna Invocatio: A Gnostic Mass for Choir and Orchestra Inspired by the Sublime Music of Killing Joke...

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Three-sided World; Interview with Stuart Jones

Natural forces and man-made spaces preoccupy the work of artist Stuart Jones. ...

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Joker, a Film to Fall Out Over?

The most affecting film of 2019 has created debate and controversy, Trebuchet takes a closer look examining these and the underlying message at its core. ...

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Harry Lange and the Design of the Landmark Science Fiction Film

The 2001 File: Harry Lange and the Design of the Landmark Science Fiction Film is a scrupulous study of a film’s inception and its progression through to finish....

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Art Money August : Banksy, Banksy, and more

Love is in the Bin - Banksy. Sotheby’s claim it to be the first artwork created live during an auction....

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