ARTISTS

Recent Artist

Gallon began her artistic career as a painter and a seamstress. The method behind her current body of work fuses her interest in both disciplines, with the merging of recycled and...


Installation shot for Divine Revelations: Passage From the Life of Our Lady, 2012

Carolina Mayorga

Mayorga is a keen observer of her surroundings. She draws inspiration from everyday life, her bicultural experience and her upbringing.

Henry Darger, Illustration from The Story of the Vivian Girls

Henry Darger, Mental Illness Part III

The term Outsider Art is often used to describe art created outside bounds of what is considered traditional Western art. It is applied more generally to include self-taught artists and ‘naïve...

Bobby Baker on stage, photo by Andrew Whittuck

Bobby Baker, Mental Illness Part II

Bobby baker was born in London in 1950, mainly known as a performance artist who battled with mental health issues. She raises issues regarding the many problems she faces daily due...

Hannah Wilke, Intra Venus, 1992.

Hannah Wilke, Mental Illness part I

This discussion will focus on the work of Hannah Wilke, Bobby Baker and Henry Darger to investigate how artists who explore their poor health in their work communicate the experience of...

Alexandra Leyre Mein, Vain, 2013. Synthetic plaster.

Alexandra Leyre Mein – Melting Sculptures

Alexandra’s creatures are unsettling but if one approaches them, one will see the beauty hidden beneath the folds of melting plaster. Life and death, identity and metamorphosis, body and...

Joseph Sudek, Still Life-Apple and Pear on My Studio Window, 1950

Josef Sudek

What is the difference between Caravaggio, an Italian painter who created a type of painting characterised by strong contrasts of light and shadow, and The Caravaggisti, painters who resumed...

Khaled Jarrar
Detail of Whole in the Wall
Location: Ayyam Gallery London

Khaled Jarrar

From one of the fanciest streets of London, on the top of an extravagant fashion store, we are invited to visit the premiere UK solo exhibition of the Palestinian artist...

George Watts, Found Drowned

George Frederic Watts

It is difficult to categorize George Frederic Watts (1817-1904), a British painter and sculptor whose career spanned more than seventy years.

INTERVIEWS

Acclaimed artist, Annie Kevans is exhibiting a series of...

A non-government, voluntary organization, Passion for Freedom's message is...

“My grandson is a Devil worshipper,” said my grandma...

Born and educated in Sweden, Maria Luna is a...

Tasos Pavlopoulos was born in 1955 in Athens. From...

How are you? Sorry about the half finished, garbled...

Mice Hell is a Dublin based multidisciplinary artist who has...

Between constantly involving technology and an increasingly saturated market,...

I was recently invited into the intimate world of...