In mid-2018, Michael Jackson landed at the National Portrait Gallery (NPG) in a grand exhibition. Wasn’t it too early? Should museums be colonised by pop stars?
Is social documentary photography’s fate to stop absorbing life’s contradictions and move towards a common, shareable, spectacular language?
It is just a tiny exhibition room, but the artwork in it makes it incredibly bigger. Richard Serra presents some of his recent drawings, thought for the Courtauld Gallery, in London. They look like big black spots, but are result of a much thoughtful technique. First Serra composes a draft in canvas, and then covers […]
Mark Bradford’s works are huge. A single canvas in exhibition at White Cube Gallery has 5/16 x 145 ¼ inches, or 272 x 369 cm. Fifteen years after his first major solo show, Bradford brings to London the finest of his recent production. We have here colorful and powerful paintings with elaborated titles, such as […]
An interesting approach to art and motherhood is on display at the Photographer’s Gallery in London. The institution invited artists to pose with their children, unclothed, and evoking different moments in the life of a mother. The result is seen in the exhibition “Home Truths”, curated by Susan Bright. These are images of intense emotional attachment, making it deeply […]