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Safety Net | Our realities become virtual as everything is uploaded with the best art now existing online

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Safety Net | Our realities become virtual as everything is uploaded with the best art now existing online
The sudden emergence and virulent occupation of the coronavirus across the globe has forced the art world as we know it to move online. It started with the cancellation of Art Basel Hong Kong in early February, swapping VIP tickets for logins to their online viewing rooms, then followed by the Sydney Biennale, which became the first international biennale to go online just 10 days after opening to the public. By now, all major and minor museums and art institutions alike have migrated to the online sphere. With lockdown extensions and further cancellations of events, our notion of a  “place” for public gathering has unrecognisably transformed- it is now the internet.

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Stewart Swan Interview | An Evolving Process

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Stewart Swan Interview | An Evolving Process

 

In our latest interview, we chat to Glasgow-based mixed-media artist, Stewart Swan. Read on to learn more about key influences in his work, his love of 'chance marks and happy accidents' and his aversion to blank canvases.

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Response to COVID 19

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Response to COVID 19

 

Preferring to let the art speak for itself, I normally avoid giving my two penny's worth but given the circumstances, I wanted to say a few words. Firstly, I want to wish you and your loved ones good health and happiness during this difficult period. I hope, in some form or another, the art we share can bring you comfort and a salve for the pains of isolation.

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Jorunn Mulen | A Porthole Into Jorunn's Studio

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Jorunn Mulen | A Porthole Into Jorunn's Studio

 

Jorunn Mulen offers us a porthole into her serene studio in Bergen, Norway. Like a lot of countries around the world right now, Norway is in lockdown forcing many of its citizens to work from home. Jorunn, however, is no stranger to this having spent the last nine years painting in her home studio.

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Jane Burrows Interview | From Muse to Master

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Jane Burrows Interview | From Muse to Master
Jane Burrows is a painter and printmaker who creates abstract compositions of the female form. From a small studio in her flat in Hampstead, London, Jane creates bold and beautiful hand-pressed monotypes that derive from life drawing. In this interview, Jane shares her personal journey from muse to master and why she chose fine art over graphic design.

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