Venice-based siblings Laura and Alessandro Diaz de Santillana are internationally renowned artists and descendants of the Venini glassware dynasty, established by Paolo Venini on the island of Murano in 1921. A collection of the artists’ elegant sculptural forms and colourful glass paintings are currently on display at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield.
Laura de Santillana & Alessandro Diaz de Santillana, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield
Magnus Quaife, Like a Child Running a Stick Along a Fence, Bristol
Art history is replete with romantic mythologies, few more potent than the artist as obsessive maker, working round the clock in his studio or in the landscape, as was the case with one of modern art’s most famous obsessives, Paul Cezanne, around whom Magnus Quaife’s solo show is framed.
Interview: Gallerist Pearl Lam
We interview Pearl Lam of Pearl Lam Galleries, an exhibitor and promoter of contemporary art and design, with a particular focus on contemporary Chinese art in her galleries across Southeast Asia.
Review of Ragnar Kjartansson: The Visitors, Guggenheim Bilbao
The notion of an entire wing of the Guggenheim Bilbao being dedicated to film and video phased me at first. Though increasing numbers of modern art installations seem to feature moving imagery, never had I encountered a space dedicated to the form.