Rickshaw Art of Dhaka, Bangladesh

The beauty of cart art  Rickshaws are what makes Dhaka, Dhaka. Bringing colour, creativity and character to the city; and more importantly a means of living to over a million people, there are an estimated...

Utopian Design – A look back at the inaugural London Design Biennale

(Chakra View, India, image: Ed Reeve) Back in September Somerset House became a homage to contemporary design from 37 countries in a new annual exhibition called the London Design Biennale. The theme was Utopia By...

Exhibition review: Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up – a celebration of style and...

Ever since the V&A Museum in London announced it was to host the exhibition Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up there’s been an emergence of Frida inspired memorabilia popping up all over the place...

Art Riot: Post-Soviet Actionism and Pussy Riot at Saatchi Gallery, London. Exhibition preview

You’ll either walk out of Art Riot fuelled with passion ready to make your own artistic political statement, or you’ll leave feeling inadequate that you’ve never been brave enough to truly stand up for...

DIY Pop Art: How I painted my own masterpiece

I can’t remember at what age I first saw the iconic imagery of Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup tin but from then onwards it was love when it came to Pop Art. As a teenager...

Truck Art Inspiration

Social media is brilliant! Our discovery of the day (thanks Twitter!) is this awesome Instagram account Pool_Patti, which features awesome items customised items inspired by Pakistani truck art. We want everything, especially this luggage. Talk about...

Slow looking at the Pierre Bonnard Tate Modern exhibition

Photo: Zoe Norfolk Last summer the Tate Modern announced it would be encouraging visitors to try ‘slow looking’, especially when it comes to their new The Colour of Memory exhibition by French artist Pierre Bonnard,...

Dreaming in rainbows – visiting teamLab Borderless, Shanghai

“Some people spend three hours here, others a whole day.” I’m told this as I walk into a dark room where the floors are flickering and moving in ripples towards me. I look at...

7 things you need to know before you visit Casa Azul, the Frida Kahlo...

I'm writing this blogpost  from my sickbed, apt considering it's about Frida Kahlo’s house, Casa Azul aka the Frida Kahlo Museum in Mexico City, the very place in which she was born, died and...

12 British South Asian Artists to have on your radar

Today I’m showcasing the work of 12 British based South Asian Artists that should be on your radar. They range from emerging and established artists to creatives who’ve taken a break and decided to...

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