Visual Arts

Ni li, 'Thousand Character Classic in running style/行书千字文', standard 40" x 26.7", giclée printing, ink on watercolor paper. Image courtesy of the artist.
Ni Li: Ancient Words, Contemporary Vision
June 16, 2017

The art of calligraphy dates back to 4000 BC, which is the earliest record of written Chinese characters. Though many might…

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5 Must-See Art Foundations in Paris
June 12, 2017

In the world of museum giants, inexhaustible lists of galleries, and raved-about art fairs, art foundations are often hidden gems that…

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Chris Ofili, The Caged Bird's Song, 2014–2017. Wool, cotton and viscose Triptych, left and right panels each 280 x 184 cm; centre panel 280 x 372 cm. Installation view, Chris Ofili: Weaving Magic, National Gallery, 26 April – 28 August 2017. © Chris Ofili. Courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro, London, The Clothworkers’ Company and Dovecot Tapestry Studio, Edinburgh. Photography: Gautier Deblonde.
Weaving Water in Chris Ofili’s “The Caged Bird’s Song”
May 31, 2017

At London’s National Gallery, known globally for its collection of masterworks by Late Medieval, Renaissance and Modern painters such as Botticelli,…

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Isaac Julien, I Love My Friend (Looking for Langston Vintage Series), 1989/2016 (detail). Courtesy of the artist and Victoria Miro Gallery, London.
Top 10 Exhibits to See at Photo London 2017
May 20, 2017

Photo London is only in its third year, but this sprightly young fair does not disappoint in the quality and breadth…

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Mat Collishaw, The Centrifugal Soul (detail), 2016, Courtesy the artist and BlainSouthern, Photo Peter Mallet.
Mat Collishaw’s ‘The Centrifugal Soul’ – A Seductive Routine?
May 18, 2017

You may have been lucky enough to embark on the journey of a virtual lifetime by travelling through the extraordinary installations…

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Experience Japan’s Contemporary Architecture at the Barbican
May 16, 2017

“The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945” -the exhibition currently on at The Barbican’s art gallery- is an immersive, multi-sensory…

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