An Interview with Laurence de Valmy

Hattie Turner recently sought out the opportunity to speak with Pop Artist Laurence de Valmy prior to her participation in Paddle8’s upcoming Art on a Postcard auction, benefitting the Hepatitis C Trust. In this exclusive interview, de Valmy discusses her practice, issues relating to appropriation in art and the role of social media in the development […]

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Axel Void at Moniker 2018, London

AXEL VOID                        MONIKER INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR               4th-7th OCTOBER     Axel Void’s Moniker Art Fair 2018 presentation takes the form of an open studio in the Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane. Five oil painting are on display, hanging in clean lines, creating an aesthetic often not stereotypically associated with […]

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Tracking Trends & Creative Dialogue

As I’m trying to learn more about international trends and innovations in the arts, I’m always looking for new sources of information on emerging artists, exciting exhibitions and the most recent developments in art theory from industry professionals. Along the way I’ve come across some great and some not so great sources, but here are […]

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Art in the Embassy

  The Canada House in London rests in a palatial building at the corner of Trafalgar Square. The building itself, built in the 19th Century by the same architect who designed the British Museum, is one that emits a strong sense of power and presence befitting of what King George V described as a “mighty […]

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Maternally Speaking

LOUISE BOURGEOIS Larger-than-life, spindly metal spiders. Yes, these represent to Bourgeois the archetype of the maternal figure, but it’s not what you think. She isn’t looking to represent motherhood like that portrayed through Mommie Dearest, GREAT movie, but something much more sentimental in spite of her work’s seemingly macabre appearance. From the series Maman, L. Bourgeois, […]

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