The multi-layered, monumental work of Botswanan artist Meleko Mokgosi
Ron Mueck’s perception-challenging, hyper-realistic sculpture: anything but life-size
An introduction to the work of Albanian artist Anri Sala
Reflections on art and life from Pulitzer-prize winning memoirist and novelist Hisham Mater
AMERICAS AND THE CARIBBEAN This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tate Britain awarded a Turner Prize bursary award to 10 artists, including Barbados-born artist Alberta Whittle, in place of the normal Turner Prize. She is a previous recipient of the Margaret Tait Award and this year also won the Frieze Artist Award for a …
Ivorian photographer Joana Choumali laces her images with embroidery to prize-winning effect
THE AMERICAS AND THE CARIBBEAN I have long admired the work of acclaimed American artist Edward Hopper, probably most famous for his work Nighthawks. His life and work has been written about particularly evocatively by Olivia Laing in her book The Lonely City. That book talked about the effects of loneliness on creativity, and on …
My review of the moody art of Léon Spilliaert
AFRICA till 21st June 2020 @ Horniman Museum, London The art world remains hugely Eurocentric, and even living in London it can be really tricky to find shows of work by artists and photographers from outside Europe. The wonderful, slightly eccentric Horniman Museum in south London is currently hosting a small exhibition of work by …
I went to see the work of “one of Finland’s best kept secrets”, artist Helene Schjerfbeck.
The greatest artist you’ve never heard of?