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Isa Genzken: The Avant-Garde Female Artist Who Redefined Assemblage For A New Era

Isa Genzken has long been considered one of Germany’s most influential contemporary artists. Born in Bad Oldesloe, Genzken studied at the renowned Kunstakademie Düsseldorf whose faculty at the time included Joseph Beuys, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Benjamin H.D. Buchloh and Gerhard Richter. Since the 1970s, Genzken’s diverse practice has encompassed sculpture, photography, found-object installation, film,…

5 Of The Most Covetable Titles From TASCHEN’s 2020 Warehouse Sale

Running from 30 January – 2 February 2020, TASCHEN’s anticipated annual warehouse book sale offers reductions of up to 75% across the celebrated publisher’s collection. Ahead of the event’s launch, Something Curated selects five must-have titles on offer. The beautiful volumes available span the worlds of Modernist architecture, the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch, the provocative…

The Instagram Account Archiving Style Icons Of Vintage Nollywood

Cinema first made an impact in Nigeria during the early twentieth century as a colonial import but by the 70s, the Nigerian military head of state, Yakubu Gowon, ordered the transferal of some 300 film theatres from their foreign owners to Nigerians. This would mark the beginning of Nigerians defining and expressing themselves on screen….

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Interview: Huzefa Sajawal, The London Chef Shining A Light O...

Originating in Kolkata, Soho restaurant FATT PUNDIT’s menu takes inspiration from the unique cuisine that was invented when the Hakka people migrated to India from the Chinese province of Canton, bringing with them their culinary riches. Incorporating traditional Chinese cooking techniques with the spices of India to create something both new yet familiar, Indo Chinese…

Interview: Situationist Trailblazer Jacqueline de Jong On He...

Pippy Houldsworth Gallery presents Resilience(s), Jacqueline de Jong’s first solo exhibition in London, running from 28 November 2019 to 18 January 2020. The show focuses on paintings made in the 1980s and early 1990s. Exuberant, sensual, violent and contradictory, Resilience(s) manifests the defiance and adaptability inherent in de Jong’s practice. The artist was one of…

Interview: In The Studio With Artist & Designer Dom Seb...

London based artist and designer Dom Sebastian graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2018, where he studied Textile Design. His graduate collection ‘Gel Futures’ distinctively explored experimental print design through silicones, thermoplastics and polyurethane systems, merged with photography and graphics. Sebastian has a background in creative direction and photography, having already worked with the likes…

 

The Aesthete’s Wish List: 10 Of The Best Things You Can Buy This January

Covering January’s new drops, restocks, and promising auctions, Something Curated has compiled a list of ten of the most coveted items available for purchase this month, spanning art, fashion, home and more. Art Untitled (Abstracted Landscape with Horse and Rider), 1960-1963 || Martín Ramírez Martín Ramírez was a self-taught Mexican artist whose intricate drawings melded…

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