Art

Cedar Lewisohn: Plywood Transmission

The artist talks through his published collection of drawings before his new show opened in London.   Cedar Lewisohn is an artist and curator. He has recently been working on a series of public art works for the waterways of east London. In 2013 he organised The Hecklers, a large scale group exhibition for The New Art Gallery...
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Artist sews entire sweetshop – exclusive tour

~ Lucy Sparrow’s ‘Cornershop’ is made entirely from fabric – hand-sewn together. The exhibition is in a former derelict store in Bethnal Green and contains over 4,000 handmade felt versions of familiar grocery items – from fish fingers and cans of spam to  newspapers and rocket ice lollies. She gives River’s Edge an exclusive video tour...
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On the edge: outsider art and its eccentrics

 ~ Outsider art is seen as the preserve of the mentally-affected, the ostracised, the outcast. Does this affect the way we view it? ~ A few years ago, Jarvis Cocker presented a series of television programmes about “outsider art”. He travelled around a bit – mainly to France. He practised his very basic, and...
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The Pre-Raphaelite sisterhood

  The influence and creations of the women in the pre-Raphaelite movement.   The boys. Boys together. Creating, partying, playing, experimenting, bonding. That’s how things go, in the world of art. The development of painting, sculpture and other forms is littered with such relationships. From the dramas of renaissance men like Caravaggio and his...
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