the black british art renaissance
The Place Is Here at the South London Gallery traces the boundary breaking responses black artists formulated to a racist establishment in the 80s.
tristan pigott's art satirises your middle class lifestyle
As a new exhibition of his paintings opens at Cob Gallery, get to know one of London's most percipient young artists.
how did wolfgang tillmans become one of the defining photographers of his generation?
As his second Tate retrospective draws to a close this weekend, award-winning artist, photographer and musician Wolfgang Tillmans reflects on the politics, photography, and musical endeavours that have defined the last fifteen years of his career.
how alice neel's paintings captured the diversity and beauty of harlem
A new exhibition of Alice Neel’s work, just opened at Victoria Miro, charts 50 years of the painter’s career, and the breadth of humanity she encountered.
what does youth culture mean in 2016?
As London’s nightclubs close down en masse, we look into the relevance of old teen tribes to Generation Z.
walter pfeiffer: spirit, freedom and beauty
As he opens a new exhibition in Paris, and unveils new work in the pages of i-D, we sit down with the inimitable Swiss photographer to talk about a career spent capturing youth, and why photography is all about being able to see beautiful things.
uncovering the state of today with peter de potter
As he releases his first monograph, the Belgian cut-and-paste collage maestro opens up in a wide ranging conversation about the symbolism of nudity, the speed of images online, and power of silence.
judy blame's riot de-luxe
As Judy Blame launches a new zine to mark the end of his ICA retrospective we caught up the inimitable riotous spirit behind much of what makes fashion great and present a peek inside it’s anarchic pages.
alice springs: the unsung pioneer of the female lens
More than just Helmut's wife, June Newton, aka Alice Springs, is one of the pioneering, unsung spirits of female photography.
inside kiev’s underground fashion revolution
To coincide with Ukrainian Independence Day, and 25 years since the fall of the USSR, young Ukrainian fashion designer Anton Belinskiy staged a project that united the city’s young designers, musicians, and artists, to launch his spring/summer 1...
Inez van Lamsweerde discusses the power of the female lens
As Inez van Lamsweerde captures Adwoa Aboah for i-D's Female Gaze Issue, we meet the pioneering photographer to talk about thirty years of creating iconic imagery.
examining the seismic changes to europe's political landscape through art
As a new show at Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven opens, exhibiting art made in six European countries during the tumultuous 80s, we contemplate culture and counterculture as a litmus test for a country's political climate.