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London Art Fair 2014 Review: Our Top Picks

Our pick of favourite artworks at the 2014 edition of the London Art Fair, held in January at the Business Design Centre in Islington.

Written by Amelia Gregory

London Art Fair review 2014-Jin-Young Yu at Union Gallery

Jin-Young Yu at Union Gallery.

This year I received invites to the London Art Fair in January thanks to the nice folks at the Catlin Art Prize, but sadly I did not make it along myself because Snarfle was ill. Instead I sent his dad Tim along, with a mission to snap the stuff he liked. I hope you enjoy a round up of the work that caught his eye.

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Ophelia Finke’s Explorer has an eery quality to it - why is there a red anorak abandoned on the floor? Did the child wander off into the virtual jungle behind? Where are they now? A closer inspection reveals that the raincoat is… read more

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London Art Fair 2013 Review: 12 Top Picks

Painting, installation, sculpture, screen prints. My twelve favourite finds from this year's London Art Fair.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The London Art Fair hosts a bewildering variety of artist talent under one roof at the Business Design Centre. From the banal (the LED artwork above, almost identical to a […]

Catlin Guide 2013 Preview: An Interview with Steven Allan

The Catlin Guide 2013 is being launched at the 25th annual London Art Fair - meet one of this year's stars, Steven Allan.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Steven Allan – We’re All In This Together. The Catlin Guide returns once more with a selection of 40 recent graduates to watch: an intriguing selection that includes a bevy […]

London Art Fair 2012 Review: Part Two

Part two of this year's London Art Fair review details work from galleries such as Byard Art, Woolff, The Contemporary London, Cynthia Corbett Gallery, Vigo Gallery and Bearspace.

Written by Amelia Gregory

You’ve read the first part of my London Art Fair 2012 round up, now catch up with the rest… starting with Elisabeth Lecourt of Byard Art in Cambridge who creates […]

London Art Fair 2012 Review: Part One

The London Art Fair is very much a mixed bag: loads of not very interesting art interspersed with some real gems... Read on to discover the best new talent and trends, from the likes of TAG Fine Arts, Danielle Arnaud, JaggedArt, Rebecca Hossak and Jealous Gallery.

Written by Amelia Gregory

London Art Fair 2012. Detail of Andrea Mastrovito‘s Gulliver’s Travels. You may remember from my previous blog that the launch of The Catlin Guide for the best graduate artists took […]

An interview with Justin Hammond, Curator of the The Catlin Guide and Catlin Art Prize

Justin Hammond is the curator and founder of both The Catlin Guide and the Catlin Art Prize. Here he describes the process behind the making of the influential and highly anticipated publication for 2012, due to be launched at the London Art Fair.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A highly collectible work of art in itself, The Catlin Guide for 2012 is the premiere place to discover the best new graduate artists from across the UK. We decided to […]

London Art Fair: Hunting for treasure

The London Art Fair is an inspirational whirlwind of paintings, sculpture of photography, with over 100 galleries presenting at what is the UK’s biggest contemporary arts fair. We made a special trip to visit Deptford gallery Bearspace, and took a good look around.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Boondocks by Suzanne Moxhay I gave up and asked for directions to the Bearspace stand after wandering around looking for it for nearly half an hour. ‘Yes it’s two floors […]

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London Art Fair 2010

The London Art Fair 2010 was held from the 13 to the 17th of January 2010 in Islington. Zanny Mellor enjoyed losing herself amongst this annual hustle and bustle of bountiful creativity!

Written by Zanny Mellor

Thomas Allen, Unreachable, 2009, Chromogenic Print, 20 x 24 inches, Courtesy of Foley Gallery I always get rather excited about large art fairs or exhibitions as you have hours of […]

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Monday 12th Jan Starting today: The Voice and Nothing More is a week-long festival at the Slade Research Centre that explores the voice as both medium and subject matter in […]