January 25, 2020

The London Art Fair is taking place this week at the Business Design Centre, Islington, and claims to show 'the most exceptional modern and contemporary art of our time'. I found it to be a bland, unfriendly and utterly depressing experience. 

Art market trends sho...

January 25, 2020

This show literally stoppped me in my tracks.

I was on my way to the London Art Fair on a cold, grey London morning when I caught a glimpse of a striking, melancholic painting in a window and I was instantly bewitched. 

Emotion, glamour, pathos, beauty, drama,...

January 22, 2020

When I was an art student at Central Saint Martin more than 10 years ago, a tutor took us on a gallery tour of Hoxton. At the time the White Cube gallery still had premises on Hoxton Square and the Shoreditch area of London as a whole was an effervescent hub of artisti...

August 7, 2017

The Hackney Wicked Art Festival began in 2008 and now takes place every summer over a 3 day period to showcase the work of artists based in the Hackney Wick area who open their studios to the public or show work using local galleries and other creative spaces. 


As an artist there are many aspects of the ‘art world’ that baffle and irritate me: the press releases from art galleries send out to publicise shows that are so opaque, nonsensical and pretentious that they could have been written by George Orwell’s Ministry of Truth;...

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