Frieze 2016

WORDS BY MARINA ROMITI
CURATED BY ALESSANDRA CONTI

The 15th edition of Frieze and the 5th of Frieze Masters (6-9 October 2016), opened in a very different atmosphere than in the past few years. Brexit or not, in the opening days the art fair was able to bring us news, make us dream, relive the spirit and for the luckiest even relive their wallets (also thanks to Locanda Locatelli's refreshment spot of culinary delights). Read More.

 

1981 Spring Summer 2016

For Spring Summer 2016, 1981 went back to re-examining its philosophy by revisiting the brand’s Ghanaian/ African heritage. Focus and emphasis was placed on the traditional Ghanaian style, which was re-interpreted to create something new in combination with a modern aesthetic. Traditional garments and traditional way of wearing clothes prior to the arrival of the Europeans to the African continent were examined and reimagined in a contemporary context. Read more.

David Sims for Supreme

Supreme have worked with photographer David Sims on an exclusive project documenting their team riders Tyshawn Jones, Sage Elsesser, Sean Pablo and Aidan Mackey, and will be releasing this as a hardcover book.  Shot in New York, the images take in a range of set-ups, both on location and in the studio, steering away from typical skate photography to offer a unique take on American youth. Read more.

56th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, All the World’s Futures

Words by Marina Romiti

The Biennale is offering his audience, that involves industry specialists and not, the opportunity to explore what is going on in the world through a vast collection of artists coming from five different continents, both in the different Pavilions, dedicated to various countries, as well as in the explorative exhibition that branches out from the Gardens to the Corderie of the Arsenale. Read more.

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Verses After Dusk

Words by Carlotta Annunziata

London, Serpentine Gallery

The Serpentine Gallery is currently showcasing the work of Lynette Yiadom-Boakye. The ‘Verses After Dusk’ exhibition reveals the artist relationship with the figures that exist in her imagination, which come to life on large canvases throughout delicate strokes of paint. Read more.

Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World

Words by Carlotta Annunziata

London, Tate Britain

Barbara Hepworth, born in Yorkshire in 1903, emerged in the late 1920s as a leading member of a new generation of sculptors carving in stone and wood. Her work became increasingly abstract and, in the 1930s, she started to make sculpture in terms of her experience of landscape. Read more.