Articles about Art

DIY Cultures 2017 shows us that counterculture is alive and thriving

Erin Aniker chats with festival founders Hamja Ahsan, Helena Wee and Sofia Niazi

Erin Aniker // 8 June 2017

Categories: Activism, Art, Books, Comics, Culture and Media, Interviews, Politics and Current Affairs

Dance meets digital

Lissy Lovett admires new installation Virgin Territory but does not quite agree with its viewpoint

Lissy Lovett // 18 May 2017

Categories: Art, Reviews, Theatre

Ms Hoyle transcends gender

Mary Paterson is thrilled by the opposition to the patriarchy evident in the anti-drag show The Prime of Ms David Hoyle

Mary Paterson // 3 October 2016

Categories: Art, Reviews, Theatre

Champagne Lives

Ettie Bailey-King is blown away by the artists in the Saatchi gallery’s Champagne Life exhibition, but finds the overall concept lacking

Ettie Bailey-King // 17 February 2016

Categories: Art, Reviews

Vivien Leigh as you never knew her

Beccy Roberts reviews new exhibition that allows Vivien Leigh to emerge from Laurence Olivier’s shadow as an accomplished actress in her own right

Beccy Roberts // 11 December 2015

Categories: Art, Films, Reviews

The impressive tawa’if

Holly Black finds the stories of the tawa’if remarkable and worthwhile, though the presentation at the exhibition at the Royal Geographical Society is hard to follow

Holly Black // 14 September 2015

Categories: Art, Reviews

Explore women’s lib at The Women’s Library

Ettie Bailey-King enjoys the small but perfectly formed inaugural exhibition at The Women’s Library Collection at the London School of Economics

Ettie Bailey-King // 8 August 2015

Categories: Art, Reviews

Sculpture in a different world

Alicia Rodriguez appreciates the Barbara Hepworth retrospective at Tate Britain, but finds that transplanting the works into a gallery transforms their impact and meaning

Alicia Rodriguez // 4 July 2015

Categories: Art, Reviews

The delayed appreciation of Delaunay

Striking, colourful and innovative, the work of Sonia Delaunay has been uncelebrated for too long; Kyra Sian reviews the retrospective at Tate Modern

Kyra Sian // 26 June 2015

Categories: Art, Reviews

Beyond the jokes

This Comedian is a ten year retrospective of Idil Sukan's work in comedy photography. Hannah Dormor finds its insight into identity dazzling

Hannah Dormor // 2 March 2015

Categories: Art, Comedy, Reviews

Building towards something different

Itala Attieh finds Shurooq Amin's new exhibition We'll Build This City on Art and Love provocative and powerful, as it explores and challenges the position of women in Kuwait and the wider Middle East

Itala Attieh // 7 January 2015

Categories: Art, Reviews

An incomplete history of women and art

Annie Kevans' portraits of women artists show at the Fine Art Society is just a little too nice for Pamela Edwardes

Pamela Edwardes // 6 June 2014

Categories: Art

Putting the pieces together

A new exhibition of Hannah Höch's work enchants Nerys Mathias

Nerys Mathias // 16 February 2014

Categories: Art, Reviews

The many moods of motherhood

At an exhibition of photography centred on motherhood, Philippa Dunjay finds much to consider as different artists portray hopes, fears, misfortunes, joys, trials and questions of maternity

Philippa Dunjay // 16 November 2013

Categories: Art, Reviews

The joys of sex

At the British Museum's shunga exhibition, Sarah Jackson discovers that the fantasy world of Japanese erotic art has a more relatable sense of fun than modern pornography

Sarah Jackson // 4 November 2013

Categories: Art, Reviews

Zen and the art of rubbish bin maintenance

Is this a clever twist on daily chores or is it class pornography? Britain's first solo exhibition of Mierle Laderman Ukeles' earlier work makes an uncertain impression on Abbi Davey

Abbi Davey // 16 October 2013

Categories: Art, Reviews

Getting dirty with Earthy

Malise Rosbech attended Earthy with high hopes but found this "ecosexual bootcamp" lacking in direction or coherence

Malise Rosbech // 4 August 2013

Categories: Art, Reviews

An end and a new beginning?

Jennifer Patterson considers what two exhibitions of works by female artists indicate about the art world for women today

Jennifer Patterson // 18 June 2013

Categories: Art, Reviews

From street to canvas

For Lara Tutton, Deedee Cheriel's first London solo exhibition exceeds the hype with a fascinating interplay of colours, motifs and creatures amid a liberating landscape

Lara Tutton // 15 May 2013

Categories: Art, Reviews

The art of performance

Lara Tutton finds Sheila Ghelani's Rat Rose Bird a fascinating and liberating piece of performance art

Lara Tutton // 8 May 2013

Categories: Art, Reviews

No interaction at Silver Action

Although Shoshana Devora looked forward to participating in Silver Action, an artwork involving the discussions of older feminists, she was disappointed by unexpected restrictions and lack of engagement

Shoshana Devora // 6 February 2013

Categories: Art, Reviews

Focusing on women

A new photography exhibition attempts to highlight the roles of women and society's messages to them. Shoshana Devora finds Dorothy Bohm's work is sadly spot on

Shoshana Devora // 11 December 2012

Categories: Art, Reviews

Why Feminist Art matters now

In their interview with Judy Chicago, Andrea Berryman and Jennifer Patterson ask the artist about the continuing prevalence of sexism, the sexual politics of her internationally influential, revolutionary art and her definition of feminism

Various Authors // 30 November 2012

Categories: Art, Reviews

It’s just the beginning

Greta Hughson discovers an art award she can really get enthusiastic about, with an event that supports women in contact with the criminal justice system

Greta Hughson // 1 October 2012

Categories: Art, Reviews

Oh no, Yoko

A collection of Yoko Ono's work is showing at The Serpentine Gallery. Joanne Matthews found TO THE LIGHT too light

J Matthews // 11 August 2012

Categories: Art, Reviews

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