Mimesis: Amelia Critchlow and Evy Jokhova

Exactly a decade ago, I researched the work of Agnes Martin, the abstract painter, at Westminster Arts Reference Library. I remember the institution’s hushed peacefulness, the desk I had to myself. Carefully examining rare catalogues, I almost-saw Martin’s faintly gridded canvases. Failingly reproduced as small color plates, the paintings appeared as near blank, somewhat aggressive, […]

Amelia Critchlow

Amelia Critchlow: New Works

  Amelia Critchlow reworks traditional stories, myths and fairytales from a feminine perspective in New Works, an exhibition of mixed-media painting and photography at The Cork Street Gallery, London. Exploring the cultural legacy of fairy and folk tales in contemporary life, Critchlow relocates found images of women into surreal painted landscapes. In Little Red (2011), […]