Hannah Ryggen: A Retrospective

Woven Histories, Hannah Ryggen’s new exhibition at Modern Art Oxford, showcases impressive works from across the lifetime of the Swedish artist in this first major exhibition of her work in the UK. On display are an early painted self-portrait, which dates from 1914, a short video and timeline of Ryggen’s life, and 15 of her […]

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The Drive to ‘Air Drive’

Buildings, cars, more buildings and more cars, all fly past as I speed through downtown, in the scorching desert heat, on my way to MAD Gallery, Dubai. Never has the phrase ‘concrete jungle’ seemed more apt, than amidst this frenzy of all things glitzy and glamorous about extreme urbanization. Never have the glass monsters that […]

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Reality check: Modern Art Oxford

Stephen Willats’ Conscious – Unconcious and Archigram Beyond Architecture opens at Modern Art Oxford In a twin exhibition opening on Friday 27th April, Modern Art Oxford returned to old visions of the future. Archigram Beyond Architecture REMIX 2013 and Stephen Willats’ Conscious – Unconscious bring us art with a social conscience that doesn’t disappoint. Willats, who […]

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FrOz3n

Freeze, the very aptly named exhibition currently at the O3 gallery, is the collaborative effort of two local artists to depict freeze-frames of a single moment in their own media. Rachel Ducker, a member of the Oxford Art Society, explores the concept of capturing a moment through wire sculptor whilst Rachel Owen, a tutor at […]

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