Nair Xavier Fall/Winter 2014 at ModaLisboa

  Nair Xavier is a menswear designer who graduated from London College of Fashion in 2011. She started her eponymous brand in January 2014. Today she shows at ModaLisboa, Portugal’s fashion week. Balancing… Continue reading

“The Passions of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

  The Passions of Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, a major retrospective that explores the life and body of work of the exceptionally gifted, deeply tormented sculptor who defined the heady atmosphere of the Second Empire… Continue reading

Edward Chell presents ‘Soft Estate’

Through the exhibition ‘Soft Estate, presented at Spacex, British artist and academic Edward Chell investigates contemporary motorway landscapes, linking them to the 18th century concept of the picturesque to explore the interface between… Continue reading

Malcolm McLaren did it before you Pharell – Buffalo gals

R.I.P Creative genius Paco de Lucia

Nancy Spero

Nancy Spero: Artemis, Acrobats, Divas and Dancers, 1999-2000. art. “Her work since the 1960s is an unapologetic statement against the pervasive abuse of power, Western privilege, and male dominance. Executed with a raw intensity… Continue reading

Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent opens exhibition of works by Théodore Géricault

  In 1908, the Friends of the Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent acquired a painting by Théodore Géricault (1791-1824) for a bargain price at a Parisian auction. Entitled The Mad Murderer, the… Continue reading

Martin Creed at the Hayward Gallery

  A survey of Martin Creed’s playful, thought-provoking art is on view at the Hayward Gallery in London until 27 April 2014. Over the past two and a half decades Scottish artist Martin Creed… Continue reading

Celebrating Art is Alive’s 7th birthday

  February 2014 marks the 7th anniversary of Art is Alive! It’s been amazing, sometimes tiring but most of all, inspiring. Thanks to all of you, followers and supporters! A lot more to… Continue reading

Beck’s Morning Phase

I highly recommend Beck’s new album: Morning Phase. Out on 25th February.