Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life at Tate Modern – EXHIBITION REVIEW

Olafur Eliasson is attempting to celebrate shared experience through the art that is dominating the Tate Modern, but it just feels like everyone is sharing your experience. Phones jostle for the best view, flashes ruin the darkest moments, illuminated faces reveal the magic of what could be a powerful moment, should we be feeling something … Continue reading Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life at Tate Modern – EXHIBITION REVIEW

“Wherever I go, I take Ikon with me” – Interview with Jonathan Watkins, Director of Ikon Gallery

Jonathan Watkins leans back, folds his arms and crosses his legs before searching his mind for an artist suitable for articulating his point, looking at you through those dark-rimmed and impossibly circular glasses, glasses that have aided the eyes that have overseen the development of Ikon Gallery throughout the last 20 years. Twenty years. Twenty … Continue reading “Wherever I go, I take Ikon with me” – Interview with Jonathan Watkins, Director of Ikon Gallery

Sarah Taylor Silverwood – Pastel Shades and Squiggly Lines

  Tom Glover in conversation with Sarah Taylor Silverwood Language and drawing spring from the same starting point. They evolve together and exist alongside one another. They are a recognition that we are here, that we can communicate, that we are significant. Language and drawing are the foundations upon which the art of Sarah Taylor … Continue reading Sarah Taylor Silverwood – Pastel Shades and Squiggly Lines

Gagosian Sucks

Contemporary art writing sucks. The writing in question: Gagosian Magazine Summer 2018. – Dense. Gargantuan. A monolith in your hands. Gagosian Magazine towers above the magazines that neighbour it as a beacon of bloated riches and oversized adverts, physically intimidating all who dare to move their hands toward it and pull out a crisp 20-pound … Continue reading Gagosian Sucks