In the age of the image, Central Saint Martins’ recent MA Fashion Image graduates are producing ever-more stimulating work. So take a pause from the memes and look at some proper good photos.
Take a look at Jackson Payne’s photo book, Life in London. What better time to remind ourselves of sun-soaked summers and tinnies in the park when it’s cold, wet, and Lockdown 3.0? Don’t say we didn’t warn ya.
The artist, who has worked with ICA, Peak Gallery and was awarded a spot at the Royal Academy, takes the crap you tip and turns it into proper works of art. Humorous, sensitive, and always irreverent, Crowther is set to be BritArt’s Next Big Thing.
Gucci, Fiorucci, Stüssy and Marc Jacobs’ Heaven all helped dub 2020 the year of the mushroom. But here’s why the roots of mycelium mania run a little deeper, well into the new year and, no doubt, the rest of the decade.
With frustration comes fearlessness, if the young, emerging British artists of today are anything to go by. Responding to the politics, protest and pandemic of the past year, THE FACE introduces you to 13 bold and brilliant painters, photographers, filmmakers and sculpturists making British art special.