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Interview: In The Studio With Scott Ramsay Kyle

Scott Ramsay Kyle makes work that is simultaneously abstract and figurative, provocative yet delicate. With a background in Fashion and Textiles, studying firstly at Glasgow School of Art and continuing to pursue a Masters at Central Saint Martins, Ramsay Kyle specialises in hand-embroidery and has worked in collaboration with many designers. In 2014 he embarked…

Diébédo Francis Kéré’s Serpentine Pavilion 2017

Diébédo Francis Kéré, who leads the Berlin-based practice Kéré Architecture, is the seventeenth architect to accept the Serpentine Galleries’ invitation to design a temporary Pavilion in its Kensington Gardens site, running from 23 June to 8 October 2017. Since its launch in 2000, this annual commission has become one of the most anticipated events in…

Ben Chapman: Autodidact Chef & Restaurateur

Birmingham native Ben Chapman opened his first restaurant, Soho’s Smoking Goat, in 2014 without any history in food work whatsoever. He relocated to London a little over a decade ago to study History of Art. Though he didn’t graduate, the young entrepreneur opened an art gallery, promoting the work of emerging talents, including a pre-White…

London’s Most Influential Curators

London remains at the centre of the art world, boasting a diverse roster of innovative new artists, thriving galleries and impressive museums, collectively hosting innumerable shows each year. Central to this ecosystem are curators, traditionally custodians of a museum or collection, though, more broadly speaking, content specialists, spanning commercial galleries and other arts platforms. Developing…

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Interview: In The Studio With Scott Ramsay Kyle

Scott Ramsay Kyle makes work that is simultaneously abstract and figurative, provocative yet delicate. With a background in Fashion and Textiles, studying firstly at Glasgow School of Art and continuing to pursue a Masters at Central Saint Martins, Ramsay Kyle specialises in hand-embroidery and has worked in collaboration with many designers. In 2014 he embarked…

Interview: Helen Marriage, Co-Founder & Director of Art...

Artichoke was founded in 2005 by Helen Marriage and Nicky Webb, with an objective to work with artists to create extraordinary, large-scale events that appeal to the widest possible audience. With a strong conviction to improve accessibility of the arts, Marriage led impressive projects outside of theatres and art galleries, putting on shows in unusual…

Interview: Rory Parnell-Mooney, Menswear Designer

On the bookshelves, seminal texts by writers including James Baldwin and Garth Greenwell sit beside books on fashion history and pattern cutting, as well as a selection of intriguing handmade pots, crafted by the designer. Religion, protest, queer culture and youth: these are some of the critical themes that run through Irish-born London-based menswear designer…

 

Investigating Alessandro Michele’s Love Affair With Britain

Alessandro Michele was appointed as Gucci’s creative director back in January 2015. With the backing of Marco Bizzarri, the label’s CEO and president, Michele has brought his distinctive sense of eclecticism to the Italian fashion house. Born in Rome, the designer developed an acute appreciation of aesthetics, influenced by his mother’s interest in cinema and his…

Interview: Helen Marriage, Co-Founder & Director of Artichoke

Artichoke was founded in 2005 by Helen Marriage and Nicky Webb, with an objective to work with artists to create extraordinary, large-scale events that appeal to the widest possible audience. With a strong conviction to improve accessibility of the arts, Marriage led impressive projects outside of theatres and art galleries, putting on shows in unusual…

Clare Waight Keller: Artistic Director of Givenchy

The recently appointed Givenchy Artistic Director, Clare Waight Keller, has had a keen interest in making from a young age, taught to knit by her mother as a child. She went on to study at Ravensbourne College of Art, where she graduated with a BA in fashion, before completing her MA in Knitwear at The Royal College…

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