The 58th Venice Biennale, May You Live In Interesting Times (11 May–24 November 2019), certainly benefitted from low expectations, given the lacklustre curatorial of the previous edition, when different segments of the show were conceptually framed with titles like 'Pavilion of Joys and Fears' and 'Pavilion of Colours'. Add to this the...
Hong Kong-based artist Zheng Bo's social, ecological, and community-engaged art practice has, in recent years, focused on moving beyond a human-centred perspective to an all-inclusive, multi-species approach. He takes up marginalised plants and communities of people as subjects in his large-scale interventions, which reintroduce wildness into...
The weather was clement for the annual Auckland Art Fair (2–5 May 2019), which was again at The Cloud on Queens Wharf. This year's edition was a get-together of 41 galleries, mostly from around Auckland and across New Zealand, with 5 spaces hailing from Sydney and the rest from Cook Islands (Bergman Gallery), Hobart (Michael Bugelli Gallery),...
In Summer 2017 Emma Stibbon began printing Caldera Overlook, her largest work to date, which measures 214 x 372 cm. The woodcut, an edition of 10, evokes the glow of a volcanic crater through lush rainforest as witnessed by Stibbon during her 2016 residency with the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park. Printed by the artist and Amy-Jane Blackhall of INK on PAPER PRESS, assisted by Lisa Takahashi, at Spike Print Studio, Bristol
Emma Stibbon was born in 1962 in Münster, Germany.
She studied for her Fine Art BA at Goldsmiths, University of London; and an MA in Research Fine Art the University of the West of England, Bristol.
Stibbon draws environments that are undergoing dynamic change. She has held several residencies, including the Derek Hill Scholarship at the British School in Rome (2010), Friends of Scott Polar Research Institute placement in Antarctica (2013) and the Arctic Circle (2013), Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Connecticut (2016); Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park Residency (2016); Annapurna Range, Nepal with Project Pressure (2017).
Stibbons work has been internationally exhibited, with recent solo shows at Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge; Rabley Contemporary Drawing Centre, Wiltshire; Potsdam Kunstverein, Berlin; and Listhus Artspace, Iceland.
Her work is held in numerous private and public collections including the Stadtmuseum, Berlin; the V&A, London; Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery; Pallant House Gallery, Chichester; the Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon-Tyne; and Potsdam Museum. She was elected Royal Academician in 2013.
She lives and works in Bristol.
Artist Christiane Baumgartner talks to Jonathan Watkins, Director of Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, about her career and most recent body of work exhibited in a solo exhibition, Liquid Light, at the Alan Cristea Gallery, London.Filmed at the Alan Cristea Gallery on 18 April 2018.
For a new series of interviews on contemporary and historical art, produced and published by Art in Print (artinprint.org) Paul Coldwell, Professor in Fine Art at the University of the Arts London, interviewed Alan Cristea in July 2016.
A public discussion led by broadcaster and journalist Andrew Marr, author and art critic Martin Gayford, David Cleaton-Roberts of the Alan Cristea Gallery, and chaired by Helen Waters, also of the Alan Cristea Gallery, to celebrate the launch of a monograph on Gillian Ayres RA CBE (b. 1930), one of Britain's most respected and best-loved post-war...
Recorded on 1 November 2017 at the Alan Cristea Gallery, London. Artist Sir Michael Craig-Martin speaks to writer, curator and cultural commentator, Michael Bracewell about his latest series of prints and drawings, which (amongst other things) feature iconic modernist architecture of the 20th century.
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