A Surreal Female Gaze: Interview with Petrina Hicks

Photographer Petrina Hicks uses an ensemble of marble props, live animals, taxidermy, fabrics and colourful backgrounds alongside female models to create surrealist portraits. She offers a reflection of primal female identity and a subjugation of the male gaze.

Beauty & Nature: Interview with Ziqian Liu for Zero.Nine Magazine

Ziqian’s work is self-portraiture, where she combines her body with plants and mirrors, constantly exploring the balanced state of peaceful coexistence between humans and nature. Her works rarely show her face creating an anonymous body to the viewer. Ziqian is currently based in Shanghai, we caught up with her to find out more about herContinue reading “Beauty & Nature: Interview with Ziqian Liu for Zero.Nine Magazine”

INSIDE DAVID BOWIE’S PRIVATE COLLECTION

The performer, the collector, the icon that is the late David Bowie is commemorated through his vast and highly personal art collection at Sotheby’s this week, before going to auction in a three-part series. Bowie’s maverick ways of re-invention and curiosity are mirrored through his weird and wonderful art collection, which has been kept private up untilContinue reading “INSIDE DAVID BOWIE’S PRIVATE COLLECTION”

SALUTE THE SIXTIES AT THE V&A

The V&A Museum is bringing back the 1960s with its new exhibition You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966 – 1970. For those who missed the ’60s (or just can’t remember), The V&A is recreating the era of sex, drugs – LSD trips are included – and rock ‘n’ roll with aContinue reading “SALUTE THE SIXTIES AT THE V&A”

The Rolling Stones: Exhibitionism

Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood and Mick Jagger are let loose on the Kings Road once more. The Saatchi Gallery invites you to one of their most iconic exhibitions yet; a fully immersive experience to guide visitors through the lives of The Rolling Stones.

Meeting Julie Verhoeven

As part of the British Library’s ‘Spring Festival’ event, Julie Verhoeven came in to talk about her career as a fashion illustrator and the piece she made for the event. So naturally, as a huge Julie Verhoeven fan (so much so, I misplaced my talents in fashion illustration while studying at college!) I came toContinue reading “Meeting Julie Verhoeven”