Like a Rolling Sloane

I was recently given the arduous task of heading to the heart of Chelsea for a pampering session, as arranged by the marketing team at Art & Music magazine. I promptly dusted off my gold handbag, polished my designer shades and sashayed out west – on the number 19 bus. Hot on the heels of…

Street Art Collaborations

Let’s face it, we’re profoundly partial to spanking good street art, and when multiple talented, urban renegades get together to collaborate on a a project, well, let’s just say… mind. blown. Two is better than one, they say. Oh, and there’s strength in numbers, too. Platitudes apply even to inventive, spray paint-wielding whiz kids. Here…

Brazilian art in Miami

Latin America has played a very large role in the development of Miami. While the city did not truly start building up until the 1980s, the cultural significance of immigrants coming in from the Caribbean and the South and Central Americas has been evident for much longer, and this influence continues to grow. This is…

Informed Water Bottle

Usually I don’t buy into any kind of spiritual healing stuff. Tarot cards, star signs, gems, and cosmic signs are more of a fun way to look at life, like a quick belief hit in something other than mundane rational reality. Recently, however, I came across something different. Something I instantly doubted with all my…

A Spritz of Absinthe

‘She Covered the Whole Street, Oxford Street, Piccadilly Circus, in Vine Leaves and Rose Leaves’ By Steven Gontarski, blogger for Art & Music Magazine This is a painting by Kirsten Glass that was included in her exhibition at xero, kline & coma London [in 2012.] The painting is mysterious, dreamy and a little bit spooky.…

Stephen Wiltshire: The Human Camera

Stephen Wiltshire is an autistic, artistic savant. This means that although he is disabled in areas like speech, when it comes to art and memory, his abilities are out of this world. Stephen can draw accurate aerial panoramic views of cities like Tokyo, Rome and New York City. Sketching completely from memory after short helicopter…

Degrees of Freedom

Experimental site-specific performance by BNNT (Konrad Smoleński and Daniel Szwed) Degrees of Freedom by Polish art group, BNNT, The Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London, Tuesday 3 December 2013. Curated by Arts Territory. Supported by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland and the Arts Council England, photo Miseongoa…

Flora Parrott: Fixed Position

Tintype Gallery 12 March – 19 April Flora Parrott’s recent practice has been largely informed by an experience during a tour of a cave, where the guide turned off the lights, plunging her into overwhelming darkness. For Parrott the darkness was ‘both suffocating and immensely spacious. When the lights came back on I felt more…