Bombay Sapphire unlocks creativity
The creative gin brand has launched CANVAS, a living work of art.
Design duo Reed+Rader have been together for 10 years – and in that decade they’ve seen gifs rise from much-maligned geek sigil to high-fashion editorial. They talk conservative fashion, dinosaur heads and augmented reality.
EMERGING: Sinisa Kukec
How to win your girlfriend back Sinisa Kukec transforms found objects and trash into enthralling, sinisterly beautiful installations. The enigmatic whiskey-drinking artist tells us about getting kicked out of Charleston bars, Peter Voulkas’ arse, and why his eastern European blood means his art is made for glass-half-empty types.
EMERGING: Andrew Nigon
Andrew Nigon might be one of the most hotly-tipped artists to emerge out of the Miami scene – and the self-described “white kid from the Midwest” insists he’s not just playing with toys.
EMERGING… Kiki Valdes
Cuban (via New York City) artist Kiki Valdes was last week whipped up by Miami-based agency Michael Margulies – he spoke to Wonderland about the prestigious new appointment, and his expressionist style.
GILLIAN WEARING – The Crisis Commission
The Crisis Commission at London’s Somerset House is one of the world’s biggest returning art fixtures – this year’s participants include Tracey Emin, Antony Gormley, Yinka Shonibare, Jonathan Yeo, Gillian Wearing and Bob and Roberta Smith. The event, which runs until April 22nd, will donate its proceeds to UK-based homeless charity, Crisis. Wonderland sat down […]
Jake and Dinos Chapman at Dover Street Market
We quiz Dinos Chapman about his quasi-fascist, quasi-prehistoric window for Dover Street Market, up until Friday, as well as new book Flogging a Dead Horse.
Naked With Mari Sarai
Photographer Mari Sarai speaks to Wonderland about her latest exhibition “Naked,” which is a celebration of women and the power of nudity.
The Colours of Erik Ravelo
To celebrate Benetton key elements of Wool, Colour and the idea of Uniting people, the brand is hosting three simultaneous events on the 6th September. They will integrate an exhibition “Lana Sutra” by Erik Ravelo, 15 art installations made of bright coloured wools and sculptures. Here, the artist talks about his integration with Benetton and […]
Sir Peter Blake × Fred Perry
Eunice Jera Lee sits down with one of the most iconic pop artists of the 1960s to discuss his latest collection for Fred Perry. Sir Peter Blake’s collaboration with the British brand was celebrated at the launch last Thursday.
Well known for his satirical interpretation of the British classes through his artwork, Martin Parr is currently showing his retrospective at Gateshead’s BALTIC gallery. Francesca Gavin talks to the photographer about his covert approach to attaining his shots and being unashamedly middle class.
One of the most celebrated photographers of the last decade, Ryan McGinley exposes the inspiration behind the lens for his latest exhibition.
Fresh from winning the Cartier Award, Jordan Wolfson talks to Wonderland to tell us what he has in store with his next project.
Oliver Payne Nick Relph
Film Art: Pretentious, boring and irrelevant? Not any more. Thank God for Oliver Payne and Nick Relph, sighs Ben Cobb…
Enigmatic sculptor Gregor Schneider makes rooms. Rooms you don’t want to spend more than a few moments in. Rooms that make you feel uneasy, disturbed. Frightened, even… Gareth Harris investigates.
“It’s always good to have one German in a group,” Tobias Urban of mischief-and-art-making supergroup Gelitin tells Louise Brealey.
Name: Lucian Freud Occupation: Painter Date of Birth: December 8 1922 Location: Paddington, London
Mat Collishaw was at the epicentre of the Young British Artist explosion. While his former Goldsmiths’ classmate Damien Hirst and his ex-girlfriend Tracey Emin revel in their superstar status, Collishaw is still upsetting punters with images of syphilitic child prostitutes and women being mounted by a Minotaur. “I wouldn’t call myself a rebel, but I’m […]