Phillip Ellis’s Britain .INVOLVED
Phillip Ellis is a young, emerging designer who has had great opportunity to work with major labels and designers like Vetements and Meadham Kirchhoff. His work has caught the eyes of the public because of the activist undertone projected through his designs. In June 2016, the day before the EU Referendum, Ellis exhibited his collection that was based on Brexit at Central Saint Martins. The collection featured EU flags and slogans that read “Don’t bite the hand that feeds you” and “Tories put the ’N’ in cuts”. The collection screamed protest and confrontation on the EU’s current status; it was direct and vocal but the design was executed and tailored. A skill he must have picked up by working with Meadham Kirchhoff. Ellis’s work was showcased in several indie and mainstream publications, which was quite impressive because he had not even graduated university at this point.
Although he is young, his collections are already litt...
Soviet renaissance man El Lissitzky receives a major double show at the State Treyakov Museum and Jewish Museum and Tolerance Centre in Moscow.
El Lissitzky, the renaissance man of the Soviet avant-garde is the highlight of the major exhibition in Russia. This is the first show for the country in 30 years.
The exhibition was organized across two venues, State Treyakov Museum and Jewish Museum and Tolerance Centre. The venues have drawn 400 works from the artists archives, which have been preserved by art historian, collector and El Lissitzky's wife, Sophie Küppers.
Lissitzky spent a long time in Germany between the years 1910-1920, and when we returned to the Soviet union on 1925, he left several paintings, photographs, architectural and graphic designs behind.
In 1927, Lissitzky married Küppers. Which would later take a great toll on her freedom. “Küppers was a devoted wife, who managed his work, ...
The German artist Wolfgang Tillmanns and his photography are well known in the art world. Earlier this year, the Tate Modern held a large exhibition featuring his work and in 2000 he was the first photographer and first non-British artist to receive the Turner Prize. But as artist do- Tillmanns has been playing with different mediums. Which has lead to his latest sound installation at The Kunstverein in Hamburg.
The exhibition named There was 30 years between 1943 and 1973, 30 years from 1973 was the year 2003, consisted of a 35-minute sound installation which coincided with several photographic and video works taken by Tillmanns. The installation transformed the gallery into a “single cinematic whole”. For those who did not get a chance to see the sound installation can now enjoy the experience it at home with the 35 minute sound work Hamburg Süd / Nee IYaow eow eow as a CD via Fragile Records. The CD comes with a booklet fea...
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States of America.
Nottingham Contemporary explores the cross sections of American life from the 1960’s through the 1990’s with the exhibition “States of America”.