The Cheshire artist uses painting as therapy to tackle existential dread, religion and fear of death. Honest, it’s way more fun than that sounds.
Fifty years of making pictures, upsetting the establishment and sticking two fingers at the easily offended is no easy feat.
Recently collaborating with Dior for its AW21 menswear show – and raking in six figures for original artwork – here’s why 2021 is a year of rebirth for the Basquiat contemporary.
Answer: they all feature in Allan Gardner and Jack Kennedy’s twisted exhibition, He Will Always Be My Son. Exploring fame and social morality, the punk duo’s mixed-media work merges our pop culture obsessions with stark reality.
The British-Nigerian platform on a mission to give emerging artists a place to exhibit – and to sell.
These lot know good art. They’ve been predicting the Next Big Thing since 1949, like Damien Hirst, Mark Leckey and even David Hockney. So take a moment and check out this year’s New Contemporaries – they’ll be filling a gallery near you soon.