Introducing Stockholm-hailed illustrator Alva Skog creating colourful, genderless depictions of bodies.
Lawrence Perry is the teen art prodigy painting scathing critiques of Brexit, and battling stigmas of mental illness in his brushstrokes.
7 WONDERS: TANIA KOVATS FAVOURITE BOOKS
Wonderland get the low down from British artist Tania Kovats on which books make it in to her top seven.
Art Talk: Sam Laughlin’s Favourite Works
Sam Laughlin’s captivating series of photographs explore aspects of the world around us.
EMERGING: David Marsh
David Marsh merges process, energy and visuals into an exciting mash-up of colour and texture that aims to tickle the senses.
EMERGING: Abby Double
Parisian artists Brice and Regis Abby are twin brothers who operate under the moniker Abby Double, exploring philosophical notions of duality.
Typoe is a street artist and a gallerist all rolled into one, with his punchy and conceptual artworks causing a stir on the Miami scene. Wonderland talks to the man himself.
EMERGING: Jel Martinez
Jel Martinez is part of a breed of street artists approaching graffiti through the prism of conceptual art. He replicates the clumsy buffing and removal techniques of council workers tasked to remove street art, and the in the process makes a meta-comment on how people perceive graffiti.
EMERGING: Guy Gormley
Guy Gormley has reemerged onto the art scene with his new show, Vigil, at the Son Gallery. The third solo exhibition from the master media curator showcases his most recent work. To add to this Gormley is also a DJ under the name of Enchante, book creator, videographer, frequent collaborator with the Hannah Barry Gallery, […]
EMERGING: Lucas Price
Lucas Price was the upstart street artist whose A-Level work sold to collectors before he got clean of heroin and headed for the RCA. Before his show T.E.A.M Atlas opens at Rove Gallery, we talk to the man about his shift from the streets to the gallery and preview some shots of his work from […]
Marc Lagrange: Sex, sepia and Polaroid photography
If Helmut Newton as the pioneer who introduced eroticism to photography, Marc Lagrange is one of his worthy heirs to the art. Heaving with lust and glamour, his sexually-charged large format photography might just overwhelm the fainthearted. Wonderland takes a deep NSFW breath and dives in.
CATLIN EMERGING: Lydia Brain
In the first of a series profiling the brightest and the best young graduates to emerge from the upcoming Catlin Guide, we chat to Lydia Brain, whose video and photographic work with the Hasidic Jewish community shines a light on an underrepresented and overlooked part of London.
EMERGING: Sheng Qi
Sheng Qi is one Chinese painter who has transformed personal tragedy into an ongoing artistic dialogue about the future of China – even if it means chopping off his own finger. We caught up with the candid artist as he prepared to open his first London show.
EMERGING: Manny Prieres
Manny Prieres takes your treasured bookshelf possessions, turns them inside out and inverts them through his own dark, sinister lens. Wonderland talks to the artist.
EMERGING: Matthew Johnstone
Matthew Johnstone’s artwork explores how digital media alters, influences and enhances tangible objects by presenting his own sculptures on a video or slideshow screen. Wonderland sat down with the artist to hear about his upcoming exhibition, Totally Unprofessional.
EMERGING: Magnus Sodamin
Magnus Sodamin might have be a born and bred New York urbanite, but his art is all fantastical, glimmery abstracts imbued with fairytale impressionism. Wonderland talks to the dream-oriented artist.
EMERGING: Toby Ziegler
what can i do to get my ex back Somewhere in an underground car park, 14 floors below the streets of West London, lurks Toby Ziegler's newest show, 'The Cripples'. Based on Renaissance artist Bruegel's paintings, Ziegler has combined both the 3D objects of his work alongside Bruegel's 2D figures to ominous, brooding effect.
EMERGING: Rebeca Raney
Rebeca Raney's childlike illustrations might look like they've stepped out of Moominland, but there's a quirky, unpretentious expressiveness that makes us go back for more. Wonderland talks to the Brooklynite artist.
EMERGING: Ruben Ubiera
getting loan Ruben Ubiera‘s tough, tender illustrations straddles the line between graffiti and art with a grace that not many people manage – even if his signature motif is a hulky gorilla. We talk to him about found objects and repping for the Dominican Republic.
EMERGING: Antonio Marguet
best way to fix your credit Surreal, plastic and really rather fantastic: that’s Antonio Marguet‘s photography to a tee. Ahead of his solo show at Hirst-owned gallery Other Criteria, we talk to the Saatchi Gallery New Sensations shortlist-er about his hyper-glossy art.
EMERGING: Josh Greet
We’ve all spent our share of time scrolling Tumblr’s infinite supply of animated gifs, but young photographer Josh Greet took things further and started making his own. And in between shooting gifs for Adidas Originals and Illustrated People, the Plymouth College of Art graduate isn’t short of work.
EMERGING: Agustina Woodgate
http://capturehislove.com/ dating coach Agustina Woodgate became an online sensation when the Internet found her sewing poetry into thrift store clothes, but the Argentine is taking on the world with her playful, world-conscious art – starting with an abandoned theme park in Berlin.
EMERGING: André Leon Gray
André Leon Gray – self-taught, African-American, born and raised in the South – isn’t your average artist. His paintings and mixed media assemblages present a chopped and screwed version of American history and black identity, but one that’s alternately witty, reflective and heartfelt.
EMERGING: Jonny Briggs
Jonny Briggs is a family man – sort of. The Caitlin Art Prize finalist investigates and interrogates his childhood by photographing his parents in ways that are alternately unsettling, comic and elegiac. We speak to the Royal College of Art graduate here.
EMERGING: Frank Laws
In the age of Photoshop, it’s reassuring that people like Frank Laws are still putting brush to paper. The east Londoner specializes in hyperrealistic paintings of gritty estates, transforming the grim sights into something altogether more mysterious and subtle.