Jean-Baptiste Besançon Bordeaux, France. Could you tell us a little about yourself? How did your work in art begin? I am 33 years old, I was born and I work in Bordeaux (France). I had an aesthetic influence by my antique dealer parents and taller I always had the pleasure of using my hands
Alia Hamaoui was born in France and grew up in Lebanon and England. She recently graduated from Camberwell College of Arts and lives and works in London. A film by Artist Run. >>Watch the first film
The Thin Red Line is David Ostrowski’s very first solo show with Sprüth Magers in London, for which he has developed a new body of paintings and materials that serve as a meditation on the colour red. The series was begun earlier this year as part of a new red phase in Ostrowski’s practice, which
Achenbach Hagemeier presented first solo exhibition with US-Artist Andrea Marie Breiling who’s been working on a new group of paintings during a three-month artist residency program in Düsseldorf, offered by Achenbach Hagemeier to young artists from abroad. The exhibition show the breadth of this residency, as Breiling’s creative practice can be expressed as much by
Working across media and rooted in the use of found ephemera, Peter Evan’s practice centres around a fascination with the routine of our daily lives and the unremarkable. A film by Artist Run.
Ricardo Passaporte shops at Lidl, Tesco, and Ikea. He loves the ordinariness of consumerism and the casualness of the brands that surround us, which are part of our everyday life – even though we never choose them consciously. With his airbrush paintings on canvas, Passaporte reflects on the relation of art and consumerism. Rather than approaching this analytically,
Yorgos Stamkopoulos’s paintings are more than paintings. They are shadow sculptures—the remains of what was. Each work is the final trace of a thick ‘skin’ built up with casting material on canvas, over which layers of colour and paint are applied before the final dermis is peeled off, and the subtle imprint beneath is revealed.
“Good Luck, Have Fun” is French artist Clément Mancini’s premier solo show. The exhibition title is a reminder to himself to deny artistic pressures within the art world. ‘Good Luck’ helps, as Mancini wishes to maintain his laissez-faire attitude to develop artistically. Mancini thinks a certain distance from reality is necessary to create it, and
Stephen Smith South West, United Kingdom. Tell us about yourself. How did you become an artist? I currently live and work in the South West, UK with my partner and one year old daughter. My studio is about a 10 minute walk away from where i live which is great for me not too close
Choi&Lager Gallery have recently presented the exhibition of new works by Johnny Abrahams in Seoul. We are happy to share some photos of it with you. The exhibition will be open until October 28.
Layered fragments, muted tones and lost histories are interwoven into Alia Hamaoui’s multidisciplinary practice. A combination of print, painting and ‘construction’; Hamaoui’s work embodies a shift from physical remnants of the past to the digitising of memories. It’s the combination of all of these disciplines which makes her work so tangible. You become enticed by
Mike Okay Halle, Germany. Tell us a little about yourself. It’s interesting to know your way from street art to studio and gallery practice. I grew up during the 1980s in the GDR, in a planned city called Halle-Neustadt which was dominated by the geometric forms of the prefabricated buildings. My image of this part