contemporary artists

On the artist Grayson Perry

Artist Grayson Perry

The tranny potter Grayson Perry (b 1960) is best known for his extraordinary art, though he is suprisingly modest about its graysonesce uniqueness. “Originality is…

Finn Stone

Finn Stone

The artist Finn Stone (b 1971) lives and works in London as an artist and designer. As an equally playful and bright spark, he has…

Katerina Belkina

Katerina Belkina: Red Moscow

Russian-born award-winning artist Katerina Belkina lives and works in Berlin. She is perhaps best known for intriguing if not mysterious solo portraits of women. But…

Artist Jack Towndrow

Propped and Stuck by Jack Towndrow

Jack Towndrow (b 1992), artist and recent graduate from Slade in London, lives and works in Scotland. After weighing up whether to move to Antwerp…

Artist Karolina Zgłobicka

Oxymoron by artist Karolina Zglobicka

All within a very short space of time, the Polish artist Karolina Zgłobicka (b 1988) has been noticed for her art by the press. I.e….

Niki de Saint Phalle

Niki de Saint Phalle

“In my work I am condemned to reveal every thought, emotion and experience,” Niki de Saint Phalle (1930-2002) once said: “Everything is used: my time,…

Niki Feijen

Niki Feijen

The unlikely pair of beauty and decay go hand in hand when the Dutch Photographer Niki Feijen documents abandoned buildings. For the artist, it all…

Sammy Slabbinck – master of quirkiness

Sammy Slabbink

The Belgian artist Sammy Slabbinck (b 1977) has a certain knack for turning the world upside-down and creating bizarrely superb collages. From his base in…

Blandine Bardeau

Blandine Bardeau

Without us being able to explain why, exactly, there is something very feminine and perhaps even something playfully feline about the art of Blandine Bardeau….

Spartacous Cacao

Spartacous Cacao

Granted, political art can do many things; but it is also a double-edged sword which is frequently misappropriated and which impact can win you friends…