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25 Must-See Light Installations at Hayward Gallery's Light Show

[caption] Chromosaturation by Carlos Cruz-Diez[/caption] Let there be light! Last Tuesday, I attended the press preview of Hayward Gallery’s new Light show and was left bedazzled by the possibilities of light-based art. With more than* 25 illuminated installations and sculptures by major international artists,  it can literally be…

Shape Arts: Shape in the City Pop Up Gallery

Artist Noemi Lakmaier is sitting in one desk and one-by-one painting shoes in blue road-marking paint, the colour of paint used for disabled badge holder’s parking bays. Her goal is to individually paint more than 500 shoes for ‘The Observer Effect’,  one of the many sculptural pieces and installations…

Anish Kapoor: Earth Works and Floating Bowls at the Lisson Gallery

If you ask people whether they like Anish Kapoor’s The Orbit, the opinion will be divided into two. There are those who hate it and calls it an eyesore. For me, it took some time to form an opinion – I had to interact with it a few times when…

Connecting the Dots: Damien Hirst's Spot Paintings

I am really not bothered on whether Damien Hirst’s latest spot paintings were created personally by him or by his trusted assistants. I’ve decided not to jump on the bandwagon and just leave *that *discussion to the art experts and the critics. It also doesn’t really matter…

Why I will not Miss This Street Art Show Bonanza: Banksy, Basquiat, Le Rat at the Opera Gallery

Wow, I am truly excited about this upcoming exhibit! From June 17 onwards, Banksy, Blek Le Rat, Haring and so many others are all going to participate in the* upcoming Street Art Show at the Opera Gallery. Street Art has definitely arrived in the shores of the famous and posh…

Starving Myself with Joan Miró´s Retrospective at the Tate Modern

Hunger is the word I would describe Joan Miró´s retrospective at the Tate Modern. Not because I came there with an empty stomach and could hear it growling (I was starving, yes and could eat a horse, but that´s really beside the point) —  but it is really hunger…