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Dystopolis – In Conversation with Jasmir Creed

Dystopolis presents new paintings by Jasmir Creed. Critical texts by Dr Lauren Elkin and Dr Graeme Gilloch explore the paintings in contemporary cultural contexts. The paintings explore Jasmir Creed's 'psycho-geographic city journeys, focusing on architecture and crowds showing the city as a rich forest-like environment'. We caught up with Jasmir Creed to discuss her exhibition … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Art and Feminism in the 1970s

Katy Deepwell discusses the feminist art practices explored by herself and co-editor Agata Jakubowska in All-Women Art Spaces in Europe in the Long 1970s. The book examines all-women art spaces in the long 1970s in Europe, can you explain how it came about? Most of the contributors met at a panel, ‘All women art spaces as … Continue reading

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The Crisis of History Painting in the 1850s – In Conversation with Gülru Çakmak

We caught up with author of Jean-Léon Gérôme and the Crisis of History Painting in the 1850s, Gülru Çakmak, to discuss the critical reception of the French painter's work and his challenge of making history experiential. Your new book addresses the crisis of history painting in the 1850s. Why did you choose to draw focus upon this … Continue reading

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Individuals Against Individualism – In Conversation with Jacopo Galimberti

To celebrate the US release of Individuals Against Individualism we caught up with author Jacopo Galimberti to discuss geopolitical influences on art and the role of ‘minor’ art centres in heightening interest in collaborative art practices.  In the UK? Purchase your copy of Individuals Against Individualism here. Individuals Against Individualism examines the phenomenon of collective art practice in the continental Western … Continue reading

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Public Sculpture of Lancashire and Cumbria – In conversation with David Cross

To celebrate the release of Public Sculpture of Lancashire and Cumbria, we sat down with David Cross to discuss the historical influence on the creative process and why the art showcased in the book may have been overlooked for so long. What was it that caused you to draw your focus on art in Lancashire and … Continue reading