Koonings assertion that ‘successful paintings have no holidays’ made the English painter Nigel Cooke think and return to his studio. Digesting this information, the outcome was a series of paintings called No Holidays showing hapless people in their failed leisure time. One could say that Cooke´s paintings in general have a touch of destruction and [...]
LEGO is no longer just for the kids. Now fashionable businesswomen can take them to work with these colorful stilettos by artist Finn Stone. Not only are these shoes the perfect ice-breaker or conversation piece, they may also come in handy if you need to distract a grumpy child on the go.
The acrylic art of English painter Rachael Adams gives the impression to be stills of memories from her youth, growing up in the countryside surrounded by nature and animals. But once you take a look past the bright colours and her well developed personal style and read a bit more about her work, you’ll find absences and isolation too, which makes you relate to her work on a very personal level.
Best known for casting the insides of condemned buildings, the English born artist, Rachel Whiteread, who was the first woman to win the Turner Prize in 1993, also has a knack for small scale works. Assembling seemingly random pieces of resin, wood, plaster, pigment and steel, Whiteread creates unexpectedly lovely shelf-sized sculptures that are so deceptively simple you might just think, ‘My kid could do that’.