Geometry, the site of form and function, may resist its innate rules to offer a sense of liberation, allowing elaboration, ornamentation and re-engagement with the curve, without gesture’s touch. The breadth of geometry, crossing all boundaries and civilisations, can embrace illusion with decorative connotations but may equally demand severity. I have no need for invention....
A conversation with Jim Hedges and Piero Tomassoni around Artvisor's exhibition featuring some of Warhol's iconic polaroid and silver gelatin prints.
Drag queens - people, usually men, who use dress and makeup to imitate and exaggerate female gender signifiers for entertainment - were of great fascination to Andy Warhol, who explored the figure through varying mediums, including the silkscreen, photography and performance.
In his early 20s, Andy Warhol began wearing a wig. At first, it was to disguise his hair loss. However, as the years went on, the unique silver wig contributed to his avant-garde mystery, and the wig, a means of concealment, became a recognisable feature of the public figure of the artist.
An exhibition at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow titled Spirit Labor: Duration, Difficulty, and Affect shows the work of thirty artists of varying generations from Southeast and Central Asia, the Caucasus, and Eastern and Western Europe.
This past weekend marked the closing of a vast survey exhibition on the work of Henri Chopin (1922, Paris – 2008, Norfolk) humorously titled The (Almost) Complete Books, Zines and Multiples (1957 - 2007) The Gallery, De Montford University, Leicester.
We take a look at Ana Cardoso's recent works and the exhibition Painting: observation field at the Cristina Guerra Contemporary in Lisbon.
'141 - Un Secolo di disegno in Italia' runs until 24 June 2021 at Palazzo Paltroni in Bologna. Read our exhibition review for highlights.
The trickster artist recalibrates the meaning of IKEA in our latest London exhibition.