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SAM VERNON

Sam Vernon earned her MFA in Painting/Printmaking from Yale University in 2015 and her BFA from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in 2009. Her installations combine xeroxed drawings, photographs, paintings and sculptural components in an exploration of personal narrative and identity. She uses installation and performance to honor the past while revising historical memory. Vernon […]

WHERE ARE ALL THE WOMEN IN GRIME?

Plot twist: The following article does not actually answer this question. Because this question is deceiving. Female grime artists aren’t hiding, they aren’t non-existent, they will never and have never disappeared. Recognition and a lack of appreciation within the music industry are the main factors in inhibiting their progress. The facts It’s 2017. According to […]

DIVERSE CHANGES: GUCCI’S INCLUSIVE COLLECTIONS

Since 1921, Gucci has set the pace for the fashion industry. From instantly iconic prints to outrageous fashion campaigns, the Italian fashion house has always pushed the design boundaries. Sometimes a little bit too much though. Recently, Gucci has been been questioned about its somewhat dated values. Casting Director, James Scully openly criticised the company […]

CLAUDE CAHUN AND GILLIAN WEARING AT THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY

Claude Cahun was a photographer and artist associated with the surrealists; her work is radical, personal and sadly all-too-often overlooked. This exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery juxtaposes a wide variety of her photography with art by contemporary British artist Gillian Wearing, who has made works inspired by Cahun on several occasions. Masks and masquerade […]

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