Art

Will The Real Bambi Please Stand Up?

Will The Real Bambi Please Stand Up?

It’s the greatest mystery to rock London Town since Phil Mitchell’s secret killer in Eastenders – who is a spray-can happy street artist Bambi? The mysterious graffiti artist has been leaving her mark on shop doors and buildings across the capital, but unlike her wobbly legged namesake Bambi’s swift on her feet and her true […]

Fine Art Graduate Jaynie Topping

Fine Art Graduate Jaynie Topping

Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design fine art graduate Jaynie Topping has created a body of work based on our memories, feelings and our connections to the physical surroundings that we inhabit. Topping’s expressive work captures a childlike inquisitive nature as if one were experiencing new emotions brewed up by your physical surroundings. Regardless […]

Ron Mueck

Ron Mueck

Ron Mueck’s current exhibition at Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain (April 16th – October 27th) provides an opportunity to look at the Australian artist’s stunning back catalogue. Considering the time that must go into creating his monumental sculptures the rarity of a Mueck exhibition is unsurprising. However, his ridiculous productivity is! This has made selecting a […]

Answers on a Postcard: Mr Bingo’s First Class Hate Mail

Answers on a Postcard: Mr Bingo’s First Class Hate Mail

  Congratulations! You’re Awesome! Good Luck With Your New Job! Happy Anniversary Baby! Greetings cards – get a grip. This is the age of austerity, unemployment and broken dreams, and the card industry needs to reflect that. It’s (probably) a fact that sales for cards relating gainful employment to some kind of congratulatory sentiment have […]

From Death to Death and Other Small Tales

From Death to Death and Other Small Tales

Ernesto Neto “It happens when the body is an anatomy of time”, 2000. D. Daskalopoulos Collection   If you are in Edinburgh and looking for a more…unusual way to while away an hour or two, I’d suggest a trip to Modern One at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art to See From Death to […]

Sally Jane Fuerst

Sally Jane Fuerst

Eli and Ren American artist Sally Jane Fuerst who now lives in London creates these fantastic classically painted works of art with a twist. You may have noticed in the painting above titled Eli and Ren that its not Eli’s real lips, this is part of Fuerst’s wild character showing through her work. Fuerst has studied painting in the the USA […]

Hazel Gore

Hazel Gore

Glasgow based artist Hazel Gore specialises in producing drawings and paintings to create detailed dream like images that tell a story. Within Gore’s paintings there is a vivid definition between the characters and landscape. Using a familiar setting Gore is able to create a relationship with the user however by rendering her paintings in surreal colours and adding ‘misfit’ characters Gore creates a dream […]

Cock Among The Pigeons

Cock Among The Pigeons

  Katharina Fritsch – farmyard sculpture A giant, blue cockerel is the latest sculpture to adorn Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth. However, Katharina Fritsch’s farmyard sculpture has ruffled a few feathers and sparked a planning objection from Thorney Island Society. The association claimed the sculpture to be”totally inappropriate; however fanciful and dramatic it might appear to […]

3D Street Art by Leon Keer

3D Street Art by Leon Keer

In the last couple of years artist Leon Keer has been creating 3D street paintings for street art events all over the world. Keer’s 3D art is painted on the surface and has to be viewed from the correct vantage point to understand the image without it looking distorted. Keer believes that being involved in the art and taking […]

A book is performance: Exhibition of Artists’ Books at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art

A book is performance: Exhibition of Artists’ Books at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art

a book is a performance is an exciting literary exhibition currently showing at Duncan of Jordanstone Art College, Dundee. The exhibition explores the performative nature of books, and considers how the interpretation of words can become a stimulating performance rather than sedentary experience. The exhibition takes inspiration from legendary French poet Mallarmé and modernists such […]