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Posts Tagged ‘painting’

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

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The Catlin Guide returns once more with a selection of 40 recent graduates to watch: an intriguing selection that includes a bevy of painters. I caught up with New Sensations shortlisted RCA graduate Steven Allan, a Scottish painter who specialises in anthropomorphic depictions of everyday objects.

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Has being Scottish and your subsequent move to london informed your work? and if so in what way?
I wouldn’t say that being Scottish has had an overriding… read more

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Satoshi Date: London Fashion Week A/W 2012 Exhibition Review

This London Fashion Week, designer Satoshi Date presented his A/W 2012 collections during an exhibition/workshop titled Alchemist's MInd where one could turn old, unloved material objects and feelings into something more precious.

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Satoshi Date AW 2012 by Claire Kearns Satoshi Date, an ethical fashion designer featured in Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration, returned to an archway space on Holyrood Street near London […]

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Review: London College of Communication Green Week, 6th-10th February 2012

Between the 6th-10th of February 2012 The London College of Communication hosted a vibrant Green Week at its Elephant and Castle building with super special guests such as Supermarket Sarah, Skip Sisters, Garudio Studiage, Magnificent Revolution and Food for Good

Written by Maria Papadimitriou

Urban Farming Installation by second year Interaction & Moving Image students as part of LCC Green Week illustrated by Deborah Moon Within an atmosphere of playfulness and improvisation the London […]

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Simeon Farrar, The Great British Summertime: New S/S 2012 Season Preview Interview

London-based Designer and Artist Simeon Farrar talks about his journey from Art to Fashion and back again, his current S/S 2012 collection ‘The Great British Summertime’ and what we can look forward to from the label next season.

Written by Alia Gargum

Simeon Farrar S/S 2012 by Madi Illustrates What began as an ‘art experiment’ by London-based Simeon Farrar has now turned into a successful fashion label; winning not only international acclaim […]

Review: The Jerwood Painting Fellowships

As Clare Mitten, Cara Nahaul and Corinna Till conclude their year as painting fellows at Jerwood Space, this exhibition shows how there’s plenty of scope for update to this classic art form.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Cara Nahaul – installation view The 2010 Jerwood Painting Fellowship provided Clare Mitten, health Cara Nahaul and Corinna Till with the opportunity to develop their practice, adiposity through £10, story […]

Like when you were five: Persona Arts Festival and painting workshop

The Persona Arts Festival let visitors feel like artists for an hour last weekend. Or perhaps more accurately, it let us feel like kids with paintbrushes again.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Cyrus Iravani It was with some trepidation that I signed up for a painting workshop at the Persona Arts Festival, treatment because my talents for painting and drawing are pretty […]

Caitlin Hinshelwood’s natural history

Gentle colours and subtle, gorgeous patterns are the common thread in the work of textile artist Caitlin Hinshelwood. She talks to Amelia’s Magazine about her love for the natural world and patterns, and the playfulness at the core.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Life on earth Hawks, more about snakes, seek dinosaurs, discount sharks and bears – there isn’t a kitty in sight in Caitlin Hinshelwood’s excellent fauna. We fell in love with […]

London Fashion Week A/W 2011 Catwalk Review: Joanne Hynes and Helen Steele

An unexpected show for me given that I was not invited: Les Guerriers was presented at Freemasons Hall on Tuesday 22nd February 2011. Nice prints, shame about the furs.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Find Your Feet Outsider. All photography by Amelia Gregory. By Stamo A/W 2011 by Rebecca Strickson. On Sunday 13th March Find Your Feet hosted an ethical fashion show at the […]

Art exhibition: States of Reverie

Seven up-and-coming UK and international artists present their daydream visions in ‘States of Reverie’. We attended the opening at the Scream Gallery, which hosts the exhibition until 20th February.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Inside and Outside of Landscape by Chinwook Kim At first glance, check the seven artists making up the ‘States of Reverie’ exhibition couldn’t be more different. Colourful, playful paintings from […]

An interview with a New Contemporary: Alice Browne

Amelia's Magazine talks to Alice Browne on being selected for New Contemporaries and how painting requires a process more akin to collaboration than mastering.

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

Long Story Short, erectile look 2010 Since graduating from Wimbledon College of Art in 2009, Alice Browne has exhibited her paintings at Foremans Smokehouse Gallery’s Divergence exhibition and opened her […]

An interview with painter, Jethro Buck

In celebration of Jethro Buck's solo exhibition at the North Wall Arts Centre, Amelia's Magazine took a trip to Oxford to visit the exquisite painter's studio...

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

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SpeedArting: the art of seduction

It’s a little like the Affordable Art Fair’s baby sister - we review the latest way to get your hands on some contemporary art that won’t break the bank.

Written by Gemma Milly

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Exhibition: 400 Women at Shoreditch Town Hall

175 artists take part in a new, confronting exhibition aims to highlight the murders of over 400 women in Mexico. Here's a summary with an interview with its curator, Tamsyn Challenger.

Written by Matt Bramford

Anna Brønsted illustrated by Alison Day. Original photography by Eva Edsjö. http://www.alisonday.nl That is a really big sound coming from such a small woman, page dosage I think as I’m […]

Royal Academy of Arts: Summer Exhibition

The 242nd Summer Exhibition showcases a diverse range of works in painting, sculpture, architecture and film, featuring both unknown and infamous artists…

Written by Naomi Law

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Peek-a-Boo! Boo Saville: Trolley Gallery

Saville is represented by Trolley Gallery where she is currently showing an edition of unique prints. Gareth David is pleasantly spooked.

Written by Gareth David

All artworks courtesy of Boo Saville. Indefinate series, clinic Oil on canvas, no rx 2008 Boo Saville’s show at the Trolley Gallery on Redchurch Street isn’t the kind of thing […]

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Andrew Wightman: Illustrator Spotlight

Art Editor Valerie Pezeron meets fellow illustrator Andrew Wightman and discusses everything from the RCA, Cornwall and politics!

Written by Valerie Pezeron

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Tate Shots: Jared Schiller’s Dream Job

Have you heard of a new online venture showcasing every month a series of videos on Tate exhibitions and contemporary artists? Tate Shots' Jared Schiller tells Amelia's readers about living the dream.

Written by Jared Schiller

Jared Schiller with David Byrne All photographs and videos courtesy of Tate Shots except where otherwise stated. Back in 2002 whilst still a skint student, cheapest I started what was […]

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Angels of Anarchy at Manchester Art Gallery

Contributor Amina Khan investigates female artists' contribution to the Surrealist movement

Written by Amina Khan

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Black Dog Books Haunt Black Rat’s latest Projects

Unique exhibits inhabit haunted bookshop with personality

Written by Valerie Pezeron

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Visible Invisible: Against the Security of the Real

Hannah Osborne investigates artistic attempts at rendering visible the invisible forces within the visible

Written by Hannah Osborne

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