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R. H. Quaytman

H. Quaytman is an American born painter and contemporary artist who and is considered to be working against painting and its old age mythos to encounter the ‘ego’ of painting. Her works as an entirety suggests a many-layered novel or film through the text in both space and time and her suggestion of working in […]

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Pipilotti Rist

Pipilotti Rist is a Swiss born artist who is inspired by women and the bodies of women. Many of her works are in the mediums of film, site-specific installation, and audio installation. It is not until the last fifteen years that she has moved on from one medium to create ‘large-scale immersive environments that are […]

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Ming Wong

Ming Wong is a film maker who does all parts of the researching, planning, directing, and mis-casting, and even costume designing and making, thanks to his earlier theatre training. He currently lives and works in Muscle temple, Berlin, a building off of a courtyard filled with photographers, designers and artists, however he often travels for […]

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Isa Genzken

Isa Genzken is a German artist and curator who started working predominantly in wood, and throughout her 40 year career has processed to work in a variety of mediums including; assemblage, sculpture, painting, photography, collage, drawing, artist’s books, film, large-scale installations, plaster, concrete and steel. Isa Genzken exacerbates the ‘junkspace’ around us – Frieze Her […]

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Wolfgang Tillmans

Wolfgang Tillmans is a Berlin and London photographer. The basis of his photographer is the observation of surroundings and the ongoing investigation of photographic mediums and their foundations. Young Wolfgang Tillmans never dreamed of being a photographer, however he felt the intention no record anything in order to remember it, and so avidly filmed family […]

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London Trip 3

During summer, I decided to go back to some of the galleries that I have previously visited in order to gain some more insight into the artists that these galleries were showing, and also the use of space within each individual gallery. All artists are linked to separate posts on my other blog – here […]