Maurice Sendak

by Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Beloved children's book author and illustrator Maurice Sendak grew up in Brooklyn, New York. The son of a dressmaker, he was a sickly child who started drawing to pass the time. Sendak excelled at art, landing a part-time job at All-American Comics while in high school. While working on window displays for New York's famed toy ...

Under the Same Sun

by Sunday, August 28, 2016

Artists Alfredo Jaar, Federico Herrero, David Lamelas, and Carla Zaccagnini discuss Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today at the South London Gallery (June 10–September 11, 2016), focusing in particular on links with the local community established via the artworks on view and site-specific projects. Curator Pablo León de la Barra notes that ...

Camille Henrot

by Saturday, August 27, 2016

Born in 1978, Camille Henrot lives and works in New York. Henrot's diverse practice combines film, drawing, and sculpture. Taking inspiration from subjects as varied as literature, mythology, cinema, anthropology, evolutionary biology, religion and the banality of everyday life, Henrot’s work acutely reconsiders the typologies of objects and established systems of knowledge. A 2013 artistic fellowship ...

Guido Van Helten

by Thursday, August 25, 2016

Australian artist Guido Van Helten is an artist mainly concerned with painting murals on walls across major European cities. He has painted his way across Australia to London, Iceland and Scotland where he recently worked with Art Pistol on a series of murals for the Glasgow 2014 XX Commonwealth Games. In past several years Guido has ...