Category Archive: Interviews

Andrew Nairne

Kettle’s Yard (Cambridge, UK), is one of the most inspiring and poetic art spaces in the world. A personal favourite of artists and designers Jeremy Deller, Paul Smith and Jonathan Anderson, the house… Continue reading

Red Deer

  Red Deer, founded by Lionel Real de Azúa, Ciarán O’Brien and Lucas Che Tizard refuse to be labelled, and given the nature of their projects, it’s easily understandable. They’ve recently improved the… Continue reading

Simon Martin

  Simon Martin is the Director of Pallant House Gallery. He talks to Art is Alive about the future plans for the space, his favourite artists, the treasures of the gallery’s collection (including Richard Hamilton’s Swingeing… Continue reading

Barnaba Fornasetti

Fornasetti is more than a legendary brand, it’s an invitation to dream. On the occasion of Citazioni pratiche a stunning exhibition presented at Palazzo Altemps, Rome, until 6 May 2018, Art is Alive caught up… Continue reading

agnès b.

  Agnès Troublé a.k.a agnès b. is a legend. Stylist, artist, photographer, entrepreneur, activist, philanthropist, film director, art collector, curator, creative genius, pioneer, publisher, feminist…? The list could go on and on and on.… Continue reading

Brett Rogers

  Brett Rogers OBE, has been the director of The Photographers’ Gallery in London since 2005. She is widely credited for elevating photography as a prominent art medium in the UK and positioning the… Continue reading

Jérôme Bastianelli

  Jérôme Bastianelli is deputy CEO of the musée du quai Branly – Jacques Chirac, in Paris. His most recent book Proust et Ruskin, is published by Editions Robert Laffont. A former student of… Continue reading

Axel Rüger

This week, a previously unknown drawing of a landscape of Paris’ Montmartre – the area known as a source of inspiration for many artists – was acknowledged as an authentic work by Dutch… Continue reading


  The first large-scale exhibition in the UK of the work of American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, presented at the Barbican, is sold out and will close on 28 January 2018. It focuses on the… Continue reading

Alessio Antoniolli

  Alessio Antoniolli is the Director of Gasworks and Triangle Network, a non-profit contemporary visual art organisation working at the intersection between UK and international practices and debates, offering studios to artists and… Continue reading