materials

(Text)ural Works and Abstraction at Enter Art Fair

Highlights from the 2021 edition of Scandinavia's largest international art fair...

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Material Transformation: An Interview with Holly Hendry

Millie Walton speaks to London-based artist Holly Hendry about experimenting with materials, responding to space and breaking down boundaries...

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Tahnee Lonsdale: Painting Vulnerability

Millie Walton speaks to British painter Tahnee Lonsdale about her current solo exhibition at Cob Gallery in London...

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Rafael Pérez Evans: Perishable Art

Millie Walton speaks to Welsh-Spanish artist Rafael Pérez Evans about agricultural protest and the innate symbolism of materials...

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Concrete Art 2: Number As Material

Euclid defines line as ‘breadthless length’. The Skills You Need educational website, under the heading of ‘geometry’, defines ‘point’, ‘line’, ‘plane’, and ‘solid’...

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Concrete Art 1: Colour As Material

The distinction between primary and secondary qualities, as provided by John Locke, tells us that secondary qualities are accessible only to one mode of perception...

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Rachel Whiteread: Symbolism & Storytelling

A review of Rachel Whiteread's solo exhibition 'Internal Objects' at Gagosian Grosvenor Hill, London...

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Expensive Materials

To what extent do materials dictate the end price of the artwork?...

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Invisibility and Everything to All: Gavin Turk

I think one of the interesting things about art as a project for me, is that I am trying to chase down ideas of reality or truth. Or the human condition...

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The Body as Material: An Interview with Annegret Soltau

German visual artist Annegret Soltau speaks to Millie Walton about motherhood, brutality and bodily experience...

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History Remixed to a New Beat

Belgian New Beat fuelled a perfect storm of moral panic on a French TV report about the scene. Yet like punk, condemnation made it more successful. ...

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State of the Art with Lorenzo de Medici

Interview with Lorenzo De Medici on the artistic impetus to create and appreciate art....

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Painting and Research in the University

Jo Volley's 'Research Art' at Sassoon Gallery, Folkestone ...

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Hard, hard, hard… chewy: Glassy Carbon

New form of carbon that's hard as a rock, yet elastic, like rubber ...

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Snap Your Shiny Suspenders for Sustainable Rubber

Findings by Delaware scientists could transform the multi-billion-dollar plastics and rubber industries...

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The Lego Synthesiser: Sound Shaping Metamaterial Developed

Sound-shaping super-material invented...

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Wood Stress and Woodquakes. How Hard is Your Wood?

The sound we hear when we listen to wood is analogous to seismic waves released by earthquakes. Examining wood stress, fundamentally, at last....

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