Art

Paper Dreams of Ayumi Shibata

Imagine a world of fairytales come to life, of nature spirits, and enchanted forests. Cities illuminated by Moroccan stars and the glow of Parisian street lamps. Worlds so small they can fit inside a bell jar or notebook and…

Gustav Klimt’s Love in Gold

Gustav Klimt ionised the female body and devoted his art to its representation, embellishing it in gold, depicting the breath of a woman’s love….

Sculpted Nature

Nature is the ultimate artist; sculpture her foundation. Every painter, or sculptor who has left a mark of their creativity upon the centuries is driven by…

Louise Bourgeois

Art for Louise Bourgeois, continually probed questions of loneliness, jealousy, anger and fear. Art was a form of exorcism, “a guarantee of sanity”…

Andrew Wyeth’s World

Before I knew the story behind Andrew Wyeth’s Christina’s World painting, I always connected it to pain–the image of that women reaching up to the house, her body broken, the house appearing to disappear deeper into the landscape the longer I looked.

Takashi Murakami Reveals His Dark Side ‘In The Land of the Dead’

Few artists to have so impressively penetrated the worlds of fashion with such international prestige as contemporary Japanese artist Takashi Murakami. With his latest exhibition at the Gagosian Gallery entitled “In the Land of the Dead, Stepping on the Tale of a Rainbow” Murakami shows us an unexpectedly dark yet enticing side of his artist psyche.

The Lost Art of Pantin

How fine is the line between art and vandalism? At the very least, the line that divides graffiti and “higher” art forms is non-existent….