Ghost dancers and tattooed ballerinas at Viktor&Rolf

Martin Margiela “Artisanal” 2014 show

Dita von Teese closes Jean Paul Gaultier’s show as a Butterfly

Transformer: Aspects of Travesty at Richard Saltoun Gallery

Richard Saltoun Gallery in London presents a restaging of an exhibition initially curated by Christophe Ammann in 1974 and held at the time in Switzerland.   Transformer : Aspects of Travesty celebrates the… Continue reading

David Lynch: the Factory photographs at the Photographers Gallery in London

The Photographers Gallery in London presents an interesting trium-virat exhibition featuring rare works by David Lynch, Andy Warhol’s and William S. Burroughs. David Lynch’s dramatic black-and-white photographs of empty and abandoned American factories will be… Continue reading

Alexander Whitley

   Watch out for this amazing new talent! Alexander Whitley, is Affiliate Choreographer of The Royal Ballet and Associate Artist of Sadler’s Wells Theatre. He has just been nominated for The Times Breakthrough… Continue reading

Saint Laurent shoes to party

BBC Radio 4’s Today programme – PJ Harvey’s opening statement

When I was invited to be guest editor on Today, I saw it as an opportunity to try and do something unusual with the format and content of the programme. I began by… Continue reading

César in Marseille at the Musée Cantini

Long before artists who use recycled materials such as the Campana brothers for instance, French sculptor César created a powerful œuvre by mastering both classical and 20th century techniques while also developing his… Continue reading

Happy New Year

Dear All, Remembering the great year that 2013 has been, here are my best wishes for 2014 to you all, supporters of Art is Alive ! I’ve been keeping this blog for nearly… Continue reading