contemporary art

Fashion

JUNEYEN is translating emotion into witty womenswear

The Taiwanese brand draws inspiration from Surrealist art, fetishwear and Harajuku fashion.
Zoë Kendall
8.3.20
Art

Ai Weiwei: "The highest joy in human society is overcoming difficulty"

To commemorate the unveiling of his new commission, ‘History of Bombs’, part of London’s Imperial War Museum's 'Refugees' season, we visited the era-defining contemporary artist in his Berlin studio.
Mahoro Seward
7.31.20
Art

Joy Labinjo is setting a new benchmark for Black representation in painting

With two solo shows under her belt at the age of 25, the British-Nigerian figurative painter’s star only continues to rise. 
Mahoro Seward
7.30.20
Art

The designer-artist duo challenging our perception of the fashion display

In their Moscow exhibition, Passer-By, Atelier E.B unpack how mannequins and shop windows shape the way we understand fashion today.
Mahoro Seward
3.20.20
Art

“let’s fight together” - yayoi kusama on the footprint you leave behind

Read an edited extract from a newly revised monograph on iconic artist Yayoi Kusama -- the latest addition to Phaidon’s Contemporary Artists Series.
catherine taft
10.27.17
Art

four chinese multimedia artists you need to know

Drawing on themes of censorship, virtual reality and rapid cultural transformation, China's contemporary art scene is booming.
i-D Germany
4.21.17
Fashion

why the contemporary art scene is embracing the radical and utilitarian potential of sportswear

From Anne Imhof to Bjarne Melgaard, FKA Twigs to Alex Baczynski-Jenkins, a generation of artists and performers are embracing sportswear ubiquity to critique and explore the world we live in.
Anastasiia Fedorova
4.20.17
Art

the young curator challenging the way we view contemporary art

How? By simply bringing it home.
Tish Weinstock
1.17.17
Art

the i-D guide to talking about modern art

Stuck at an after-Frieze party this week? Want to pretend you know what you’re talking about? Read on…
Dean Kissick
10.6.16
Art

how the tate modern changed art in britain

It’s hard to imagine a time before Tate Modern, but at one point London was the biggest city in the world not to have a public museum dedicated to contemporary art. As the Tate’s new expansion opens to the public, we look back at how the gallery has...
Niru Ratnam
6.16.16
News

beyond borders is bringing together a global community of contemporary artists in aid of syria

The exhibition and auction will raise money towards Unicef’s Children of Syria Emergency Appeal.
Lula Ososki
5.16.16
Culture

​10 exhibitions to see this spring

Spring has sprung, the sun is out, so get out the house and into the galleries and check out all the best exhibitions coming soon to London and beyond.
Felix Petty
4.6.16