When Forms Come Alive: 60 Years of Restless Sculpture

Open now and running until 6 May 2024, the Hayward Gallery’s landmark exhibition, When Forms Come Alive, highlights the ways in which sculptors across generations have been inspired by movement, flux, and organic growth. The exhibition features the works of 21 international artists, including Ernesto Neto, Franz West, Senga Nengudi, DRIFT, Ruth Asawa, Marguerite Humeau,…

48 Hours in Naoshima, Japan’s Sublime Art Island

Peppered across Japan’s Seto Inland Sea, a constellation of unassuming islands plays host to one of Asia’s most ambitious and unique art initiatives. Around three decades ago, Japanese businessman Tetsuhiko Fukutake, along with then mayor of Naoshima, Chikatsugu Miyake, had the idea to create an arts centre as a way to attract tourists to an…

The Story Behind Salvador Dalí and the Anteater

Muses — protectors, predators, companions and food — animals have appeared in artworks since the beginning of art production. Since ancient depictions of bison in early cave paintings to the works of the Surrealists, and contemporaries beyond, creatures big and small have inspired some of the greatest artists of all time. From the reoccurring presence…

Meet Kat Anderson, Winner of the Inaugural East London Art Prize

Since 1994, Bow Arts has nurtured London’s burgeoning artistic talent, providing creative practitioners with subsidised workspace and mentoring. Their latest initiative, the East London Art Prize, celebrates and promotes art made in the cultural hub of east London. The award’s inaugural winner, Kat Anderson — selected by a panel of judges including artist Larry Achiampong…

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