Tom French @ Lawrence Alkin Gallery


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Lawrence Alkin Gallery in London is presenting FLUX, an exhibition of new works by contemporary painter Tom French, opening on Thursday 10th April, 6 – 9pm. In this new body of work French battles with themes of the conscious and unconscious mind, presenting a fresh series of original oil paintings, unique mixed media studies and […]

Beijing 2008 by Liu Yi


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Really interesting and thought-provoking painting by Chinese-born artist Liu Yi intriguing geo-political insights. Reposted from enigmachronicle.com The work, titled “Beijing 2008”, depicts four young women playing Mahjong. The woman with the tattoos on her back is China. On her left, focused intensely on the game, is Japan. Across from China, the one with the shirt […]

Stupid Money & Stupid Art (part 1)


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“At particular times, a great deal of stupid people have a great deal of stupid money.” Walter Bagehot, Economist 1859. This is the intro of Ben Lewis BBC documentary The Great Contemporary Art Bubble from 2009. Ben Lewis investigates the phenomenon of the booming prices at contemporary art auctions, indicating it as “one thing [that] […]