‘When artists make cookbooks’ Podcast

BY CEDAR LEWISOHN / Listen: A&M’s Cedar Lewisohn discusses artists who make cookbooks. Why did the Futurists want Italians to stop eating pasta? Would you try Henri Toulouse-Lautrec sheep’s feet recipe? On this episode we discuss the relationship between art and food via creative cookbooks by artists and chefs. Discover some famous artists who have…

Love Art Final 50

Art & Music: The Saatchi Gallery Magazine is delighted to announce the final selection of 50 artists from the LOVE ART Young Artist Prize 2018 who will be published in a special one-off issue of Art & Music: The Saatchi Gallery Magazine in Summer 2018. The magazine will be distributed from the Saatchi Gallery, offering…

Memories Don’t Die

BY SEAN M. STEADMAN / ‘Old friends become strangers, new friends are dangerous’, are the boisterous words Torey Lanez chooses to introduce us to his second project, Memories Don’t Die. Torey Lanez is back and he’s brought a new taste to the table. This time he comes with realistic perspectives on money and fame, controversial moments with…

Star Light, Star Bright

BY MITCHELL COOPER / It’s been deemed both a stellar art project and a heap of polluting space junk, but like it or lump it, the Humanity Star is up there orbiting our home planet. The misshapen ball of metal speeding through the stratosphere is an extremely reflective satellite, envisioned and engineered by Peter Beck,…

Seven Surprising Celebrity Artists

BY CARA VAN RHYN / If not talented enough, some of our most-loved celebrities are also harbouring amazing talent as visual artists. It makes sense that actors and musicians who have so much creativity bubbling below the surface need another medium to express themselves. But who would have thought that Marilyn Manson was a master…

The Sound of Wakanda

BY SEAN M. STEADMAN / Marvel’s Black Panther has made iconic history in 2018. As the film’s been playing a pivotal role in representation and equality, it’s important to see all the public appreciation for having such a heroic cast that will inspire so many others. I want to take an objective view and say…

EASTERN PROMISE

Born in Paris, Sassan Behnam-Bakhtiar, 34, lived there until the age of 10, when he relocated with his mother to the Iranian capital, Tehran. While Behnam-Bakhtiar now calls Saint-Jean-Cap Ferrat, France, home, he regularly visits Iran to draw inspiration for his practice, one which aims to portray his country from an alternative perspective. Ahead of…

Catherine Jacobi: Things of This World

Catherine Jacobi’s Things of This World is a breath of fresh air; a well-received Sunday afternoon reading poetry, an evening at the museum visiting familiar pieces you have had a yearning to see. Influenced by Richard Wilbur’s following comment about writing poetry, Catherine focuses on everyday objects and making poetry. ‘I do think it’s almost always true…

Get Crafty: Collect 2018

Coming together for the fourteenth year from 22-25 February at the Saatchi Gallery, Collect 2018 unites forty galleries from four continents for a celebration of making, extraordinary in both scale and scope. Museum-quality works and installations from hundreds of the most talented makers in the UK, USA, South Korea, Japan, France, Norway, Italy, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands…