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Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood Releases Limited Edition Prints and Set Lists

Artist and Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood has released five new signed, limited-edition prints celebrating his life and work with the Rolling Stones. Two brand new editions from Ronnie’s sought-after Collector Series, titled Conversation and Forty Licks will be available as an edition of 295. Conversation (top of page) captures an intimate moment in the recording studio. The interplay between band members shows not only the intensity and concentration of this unique bond, but also...

Magnum Photos Square Print Sale Celebrates Memorable Images

Celebrating the unpredictability of life, Magnum’s Square Print Sale explores the happy accidents and unusual turns of events that lead to memorable images. Signed or estate-stamped, museum-quality 6×6” prints by Magnum Photos photographers are available for $100 for one week only. From its earliest days, photography has been associated with the unexpected: documentation of under-explored issues, reporting of events unfurling in far-flung locations, or single frames capturing split seconds of levity. Over more than seven...

Rebecca Hossack Gallery Shows Art of the African Bushmen

Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery of London shows SAN: CONTEMPORARY ART OF THE AFRICAN BUSHMEN from 5th June – 3rd July 2021. This is a major survey show of one of the most exciting, yet least known, movements in contemporary art: a non-Western tradition at once ancient and modern, immediate and other. (Image top of page – Coixe Bob, Rainbird, c2000, coloured linocut, 42 x 46 cm, edition of 110) The culture of the Bushmen, or...

An Art Insider’s View of the Year From Matthew Israel

Based in New York, former head curator of Artsy, Matthew Israel has written three books: Kill for Peace: American Artists Against the Vietnam War, The Big Picture: Contemporary Art in 10 Works by 10 Artists, and A Year in the Art World: An Insider’s View, published by Thames & Hudson. In A Year in the Art World, Israel analyses a pre-COVID art market, considering everything from the challenges of art fabrication, to the infamous banana...
First Posthumous Exhibition for Korean Artist Kim Tschang-Yeul

Art FocusFirst Posthumous Exhibition for Korean Artist Kim Tschang-Yeul

Almine Rech London presents Water Drops, the first posthumous exhibition of Korean artist Kim Tschang-Yeul (1929-2021), opening on March 4, 2021. The exhibition will span the career of Kim Tschang-Yeul, who died in January 2021, and is conceived to celebrate the full scope of his artistic legacy. Kim Tschang-Yeul is considered one of the pre-eminent figures in the establishment of contemporary Korean art on the international scene, alongside Nam-June Paik and Lee Ufan. His work...
David Bowie: Icon Captures the Star Man’s Unique Image

Art FocusDavid Bowie: Icon Captures the Star Man’s Unique Image

David Bowie: Icon Captures the Star Man’s Unique Image David Bowie’s image was as much a part of his art as was his music. In a luxurious new book, photographers including Terry O’Neill capture images of the rock icon Image top of page: David Bowie © Janet Macoska Many of us will have experienced a ‘WTF?!’ moment on first seeing David Bowie performing on Top of the Pops in 1972. In his Ziggy Stardust persona,...
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