Art

Things to see: Disobedient Bodies



Disobedient Bodies Hepworth Wakefield gallery

Last week saw the opening of Disobedient Bodies at the Hepworth Wakefield Gallery in West Yorkshire. It’s curated by Jonathan Anderson (of J.W.Anderson and Loewe fame) and looks at the parallels in how fashion and art treat the human figure. (more…)



Agnes b anti-fashion



Agnes B Styliste book
In fashion, most of the glory and column inches go to the avant-garde and the celebrity-courters. But what about those other labels that keep their heads down and keep the customers coming? Not easy to do, certainly not in this climate.

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about A.P.C. celebrating 30 years in business. This week it’s all about another French stalwart, Agnès b (more…)



Quote of the day: Thomas Demand



Thomas Demand quote

“Art is not a clear identifiable message; it is not a given or­der such as “sit,” “stand,” or “look at me.” I don’t like to make work that tells you how it should be read. Art should be ambivalent, somehow. I don’t try to be a pamphlet.” (more…)



Jenny Holzer at Blenheim Palace



Jenny Holzer Tshirt - the Jenny Holzer Blenheim Palace exhibition opens in September 2017
“The work always engages with the present moment, yet has a proverbial timelessness about it. I am confident that Jenny will rise to the challenge of showing at Blenheim which – let’s face it – is not your typical white cube.” (more…)