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Space and Noguchi – iconic sculptures or microcosms in space?

The work of one of the twentieth century’s most important sculptors, Isamu Noguchi (1904–1988) – also famous for his iconic furniture (which has become short hand for good taste), lighting, ceramics, architecture and set designs for dancer Martha Graham – has been photographed by artist Leah Raintree for her project Another Land: After Noguchi, on show now at the Noguchi… read more

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Still life paintings from the Dutch Golden Age reimagined by flower artist

Artist and self-confessed colour obsessive Rebecca Louise Law has previously referred to her work as “painting with flowers” and her current exhibition, Still Life: Sculpture & Prints by Rebecca Louise Law, at the Broadway Gallery in Letchworth, Hertfordshire is probably the most literal translation of this yet. The artist, who is most famous for her atmospheric overhead floral… read more

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Art and ginger hair – a discovery from National Redhead Day

Did you or any of your ginger-headed loved ones celebrate the UK’s Redhead Day, last weekend? Admittedly we did not have an official party or anything, but we did discover via the event the art of Michelle Marshall and specifically, her redhead-focussed photography project MC1R. In this ongoing series, the artist hopes to challenge the perception of redheads – “I want to… read more

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Luna & Curious transform tribal masks into needlepoint

Unveiled this month, a collaboration between Luna & Curious founders Rheanna Lingham, Polly George and Kaoru Parry, with social enterprise Fine Cell Work blends the current hot trend of tribal masks with abstract drawing, make-up art and of course colour, in a joyous collection of graphic hand-crafted needlepoint cushions. The seeds of the concept grew from the shop’s pursuit to highlight the… read more

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Scenes of a domestic nature – see the art of Njideka Akunyili Crosby

The LA-based Nigerian-born artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby is having her first solo show at London’s Victoria Miro gallery and it’s a must-see for glorious, pattern-rich depictions of familiar domestic scenes – people eating, drinking, watching tv and doing other instantly-relatable activities. Akunyili Crosby’s signature style is to painstakingly overlay her portraits with acetone transfer prints of imagery from… read more

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