Artist Xavier Solé Mora to create a new digital work inspired by Francisco Goya’s ‘Follies’ for Aspen Digital Art Award 2017/18
For the past four years, Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (Aspen) and the Contemporary Art Society Consultancy have been working together to uncover the most exciting young talent in the field of digital art.
Michael Landy: Scaled Down at Thomas Dane Gallery
‘Scaled Down’ shows Landy at his most caustically, brilliantly witty. A breathtakingly unsentimental gesture that perfectly encapsulates the issues that have exercised him for three decades.
Ndidi Emefiele: Pets, Parties and a Cuddle at Rosenfeld Porcini
These new paintings are assured, complex and pull the viewer in to explore the myriad details and references, as well as the exuberant materiality of their making.
‘Omar Victor Diop: Liberty/Diaspora’ at Autograph ABP, London
Diop’s exhibition delivers important lessons in recuperated histories, along with a powerful serving of pure visual pleasure. Highly recommended.
CAS acquires work by Kehinde Wiley and Zadie Xa at Frieze Art Fair for a new museum in Plymouth
Kehinde Wiley’s first film installation ‘Narrenschiff (Ship of Fools)’, 2017 and two works by Zadie Xa all consider questions of identity, race and belonging
‘Polly Apfelbaum: Waiting for the UFOs (a space set between a landscape and a bunch of flowers)’ at Ikon, Birmingham
Apfelbaum invites the viewer to fully immerse themselves into what she describes as “an erupting rainbow volcano experience”.
Two of the UK’s most prestigious art prizes open their exhibitions this month, The Hepworth Prize for Sculpture and Artes Mundi 8 in Cardiff.
The CAS acquires two sets of powerful screen prints by Helen Cammock for Reading Museum
Helen Cammock used to be a social worker, grounding her research-focused approach to creating art reflecting on inequality and misrepresentation.
Xa’s interest in Korean culture is rooted in her own experience of the diaspora, with a particular focus on Korean Shamanism.
Aspen Digital Art Award recipient Xavier Solé Mora launches winning artwork for the Aspen Collection
Inspired by our perception of risk and an etching by Francisco Goya, ‘Fools’ Feast’ presents a gentle choreography of floating hippos that disguises the danger they pose in the wild.