Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2019 Comes To South London Gallery

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2019 opens at South London Gallery next week, on 6 December 2019. Celebrating the breadth of art practice emerging from the UK’s exceptional art schools and alternative education programmes, the exhibition provides an intriguing opportunity to see the next generation of contemporary artists who encapsulate the cultural zeitgeist. The guest selectors for…

5 Contemporary Works Of Art Reinterpreting The Bouncy Castle

Exploring the potential of air as a building material, these diverse contemporary works pay homage to inflatable art pioneers of the 60s like Quasar Khanh, as well as San Francisco-based architecture collective Ant Farm. While expanding on, and at times entirely departing from, the classification of a bouncy castle, these immersive blow-up installations employ similar…

Sculpture As Social Practice

Social sculpture is a theory developed by the artist Joseph Beuys in the 1970s based on the concept that everything is art, that every aspect of life could be approached creatively and, as a result, everyone has the potential to be an artist. Social sculpture united Beuys’ idealistic ideas of a utopian society together with…

The Evolution Of Tropical Brutalism

Though there are undeniable visual similarities between European Brutalism and the concrete structures that have sprung up throughout the equatorial nations, there are underlying differences. While incorporating the characteristic use of concrete, rigid geometry and cavernous interiors of their antecedents in colder climates, Brutalism of the tropics was largely born from a newfound place of…

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