Nick Hughes: Naive descriptions and intricate models

In Nick Hughes’s densely worked aquatint intaglio prints, puppet or toy-like figures float in formal relation to intricately modeled furniture, tentatively moored in deep black and silver-grey surfaces. Each work on paper arranges impressions, or as Hughes puts it, “naive descriptions,” of materials that surround him in both his studio and memory: a wooden souvenir […]

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, […]

Art Writing II: Rhythms of Time Sharing poster

Art Writing II: Rhythms of Time Sharing

COLLABORATION IS SOCIAL: Continuing Becky Hunter and AUX Performance Space’s Art Writing event series, London based KIOSK collective presents the latest installment of their project Rhythms of Time Sharing (RoTS). RoTS explores the current shift in contemporary art practice towards participatory and performative work. Live performances at AUX meet nocturnal performances streamed live across the […]

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The Few and Far Between

The Few and Far Between is a brand new arts collective committed to showing the best art school and graduate talent alongside established practitioners. Their first exhibition including over 100 artists, plus DJs, at The Rag Factory, East London, created quite a stir. Becky Hunter talked to Rebecca Goodyear and Tabby Booth, the team behind […]