Category Archives: Insider guide to the Art world

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How To Commission an Artwork: Demystification

Hello, It’s Nicola Here. People keep telling me they have no idea how to commission an artwork – “It’s a mysterious process, so how do you start it?” I decided to give you some insight into the art commission process, here’s

Nicola Anthony, blog, artwork image, low res

How To Commission an Artwork: Demystification

Hello, It’s Nicola Here. People keep telling me they have no idea how to commission an artwork – “It’s a mysterious process, so how do you start it?” I decided to give you some insight into the art commission process, here’s

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My chat with Art Fair Giant Lorenzo Rudolph

Mr. Lorenzo Rudolph is the man behind Art Stage Singapore 2014, Asia’s biggest art fair. Before the grand opening, I donned my journalist’s hat and asked him a few questions to find out how the Art Fair has been put

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My chat with Art Fair Giant Lorenzo Rudolph

Mr. Lorenzo Rudolph is the man behind Art Stage Singapore 2014, Asia’s biggest art fair. Before the grand opening, I donned my journalist’s hat and asked him a few questions to find out how the Art Fair has been put

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Found Articles: Alternative art schools – a threat to universities?

This is an excerpt from an article I read today by David Batty on The Guardian website, worth a read to find out the changing shape of the art world and the artist platform Alternative art schools: a threat to universities? Angry at soaring

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Found Articles: Alternative art schools – a threat to universities?

This is an excerpt from an article I read today by David Batty on The Guardian website, worth a read to find out the changing shape of the art world and the artist platform Alternative art schools: a threat to universities? Angry at soaring

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An email I received from @ArtsEmergency’s Neil Griffiths

Below is a very important and eye opening email I received from Neil Griffiths at Arts Emergency. The Arts Emergency Service works to keep subjects in the Arts and Humanities in the UK accessible to everyone who wants to study them

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An email I received from @ArtsEmergency’s Neil Griffiths

Below is a very important and eye opening email I received from Neil Griffiths at Arts Emergency. The Arts Emergency Service works to keep subjects in the Arts and Humanities in the UK accessible to everyone who wants to study them

Anish Kapoor Uses Wax Canon To Create Latest Art Work

Found Articles: Anish Kapoor in Berlin: ‘in short, Britain’s fucked’ – The Guardian

An interesting read about one of my favourite British/Indian artists, and his opinions on the art scene contrasts between UK and Germany – written this week in the Guardian by Kate Connolly (See original here) The doyen of British sculpture gives the Guardian

Anish Kapoor Uses Wax Canon To Create Latest Art Work

Found Articles: Anish Kapoor in Berlin: ‘in short, Britain’s fucked’ – The Guardian

An interesting read about one of my favourite British/Indian artists, and his opinions on the art scene contrasts between UK and Germany – written this week in the Guardian by Kate Connolly (See original here) The doyen of British sculpture gives the Guardian

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The language code of art terminology – mumbojumbo and gobbledygook?

These days we have to spend a lot of time defining ourselves. Facebook profiles, Linked In profiles, and for us artists – Artist Bios, Artist Statements, exhibition statements and catalogue texts. It gets to a point where I often feel

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The language code of art terminology – mumbojumbo and gobbledygook?

These days we have to spend a lot of time defining ourselves. Facebook profiles, Linked In profiles, and for us artists – Artist Bios, Artist Statements, exhibition statements and catalogue texts. It gets to a point where I often feel

A new non-western colour: Qing

青 (qīng) — its pronounced “ching”, not “kwing” or “king” — is an interesting color that doesn’t appear in the standard set of colors commonly identified in western cultures. Some people (Chinese included) say it’s a sort of blue, while

A new non-western colour: Qing

青 (qīng) — its pronounced “ching”, not “kwing” or “king” — is an interesting color that doesn’t appear in the standard set of colors commonly identified in western cultures. Some people (Chinese included) say it’s a sort of blue, while

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News: Arts cuts, UK Culture

Some UK developments this week? I’m watching avidly from Singapore. A quick summary: Firstly we had Harriet Harman halting plans to slash Newcastle arts budget by 100% (The council’s draft budget proposed a total funding cut to all the city’s arts organisations, and also

Tate Modern London

News: Arts cuts, UK Culture

Some UK developments this week? I’m watching avidly from Singapore. A quick summary: Firstly we had Harriet Harman halting plans to slash Newcastle arts budget by 100% (The council’s draft budget proposed a total funding cut to all the city’s arts organisations, and also

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Art Inside view: Lorenzo Rudolf’s Art Stage Singapore through an artist’s eyes

Art Stage Singapore is an epic art show covering the whole of South East Asia, directed by Lorenzo Belenguer, the founder of Art Basel and ShContemporary. This article got featured in Artitute Magazine here. Copyright Nicola Anthony I love to visit big

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Art Inside view: Lorenzo Rudolf’s Art Stage Singapore through an artist’s eyes

Art Stage Singapore is an epic art show covering the whole of South East Asia, directed by Lorenzo Belenguer, the founder of Art Basel and ShContemporary. This article got featured in Artitute Magazine here. Copyright Nicola Anthony I love to visit big

HEMAN CHONG IN COLLABORATION WITH ANTHONY MARCELLINI: INTERVIEW(S)

The art wish list: London, Jan 2013

Before flying back to London for Christmas and January, I put together a list of the art shows I MUST see. Below are some of the exhibitions on my must-see list. I decided I would share it, in case the

HEMAN CHONG IN COLLABORATION WITH ANTHONY MARCELLINI: INTERVIEW(S)

The art wish list: London, Jan 2013

Before flying back to London for Christmas and January, I put together a list of the art shows I MUST see. Below are some of the exhibitions on my must-see list. I decided I would share it, in case the

Cash Can't Bring Love, 2012, Nicola Anthony, dollar bill & paper

NEWS: UK art trade campaign to stop royalties for artists

A Statement from DACS highlights the UK art trade campaign to stop royalties for artists - Artists are being asked to make their views known to Culture Secretary, Jeremy Hunt via Twitter: @Jeremy_Hunt with hashtag #resaleright A campaign against the Artist’s Resale Right is

Cash Can't Bring Love, 2012, Nicola Anthony, dollar bill & paper

NEWS: UK art trade campaign to stop royalties for artists

A Statement from DACS highlights the UK art trade campaign to stop royalties for artists - Artists are being asked to make their views known to Culture Secretary, Jeremy Hunt via Twitter: @Jeremy_Hunt with hashtag #resaleright A campaign against the Artist’s Resale Right is

Byroglyphics, 'great sage 1' 55x76cm. Graphite and pastel on Paper.

Pandamonium: Melting the heart of even the most miserable cynics

I reviewed this show in Trebuchet Magazine, see original article here or read on below… 11th Jun 2012 in Art, by Nicola Anthony The rather cheeky Signal Gallery has challenged all of us, from the panda lovers to the miserable cynics, to see this

Byroglyphics, 'great sage 1' 55x76cm. Graphite and pastel on Paper.

Pandamonium: Melting the heart of even the most miserable cynics

I reviewed this show in Trebuchet Magazine, see original article here or read on below… 11th Jun 2012 in Art, by Nicola Anthony The rather cheeky Signal Gallery has challenged all of us, from the panda lovers to the miserable cynics, to see this

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ArtHAUS Features in the Evening Standard

 23rd May 2012 ArtHAUS: making contemporary art affordable Amira Hashish meets two enterprising women who believe that art is an integral part of interior design in every room Web-savvy Elinor Olisa (left) and Isobel Beauchamp, the founders of DegreeArt.com, in

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ArtHAUS Features in the Evening Standard

 23rd May 2012 ArtHAUS: making contemporary art affordable Amira Hashish meets two enterprising women who believe that art is an integral part of interior design in every room Web-savvy Elinor Olisa (left) and Isobel Beauchamp, the founders of DegreeArt.com, in

The Other art fair, Nicola Anthony

The Other Art Fair, 10 – 13 May 2012

I have been selected to exhibit in the innovative ‘FABELIST Marketplace’ at The Other Art Fair. Buy Art, Trade Skills, Meet the Makers, Dazzle your Senses. “This fair is a rare chance to go straight to the source and talk to artists directly about

The Other art fair, Nicola Anthony

The Other Art Fair, 10 – 13 May 2012

I have been selected to exhibit in the innovative ‘FABELIST Marketplace’ at The Other Art Fair. Buy Art, Trade Skills, Meet the Makers, Dazzle your Senses. “This fair is a rare chance to go straight to the source and talk to artists directly about

Cathy Lomax, Regent Studios outside - Transition Gallery inside

Transition Gallery Interview

If you did not catch it in Trebuchet Magazine (here) , below is an article and interview I did this week with Cathy Lomax of Transition Gallery. …By the way, the tips below apply to the first Thursday of every month!

Cathy Lomax, Regent Studios outside - Transition Gallery inside

Transition Gallery Interview

If you did not catch it in Trebuchet Magazine (here) , below is an article and interview I did this week with Cathy Lomax of Transition Gallery. …By the way, the tips below apply to the first Thursday of every month!

Nicola Anthony, "Ha'Dollar", 2011

Ed Vaisey’s keynote speech to the State of the Arts conference – what do you think?

Below is today’s address from Ed Vaisey to the art world – Tell me your thoughts below Tuesday 14 February 2012 The Lowry, Salford It’s clear that all speeches from this podium today will need to have a Valentine’s theme.  So

Nicola Anthony, "Ha'Dollar", 2011

Ed Vaisey’s keynote speech to the State of the Arts conference – what do you think?

Below is today’s address from Ed Vaisey to the art world – Tell me your thoughts below Tuesday 14 February 2012 The Lowry, Salford It’s clear that all speeches from this podium today will need to have a Valentine’s theme.  So

London Calling - artists at OCCCA

Speaking to Lisa Popp from America’s OCCCA Museum

I’ve had the pleasure of speaking with Lisa Popp, the gallery director of the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art this week, and will be shortly be publishing a review about London Calling. In the meanwhile, Lisa has admitted that

London Calling - artists at OCCCA

Speaking to Lisa Popp from America’s OCCCA Museum

I’ve had the pleasure of speaking with Lisa Popp, the gallery director of the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art this week, and will be shortly be publishing a review about London Calling. In the meanwhile, Lisa has admitted that

Photography by Nicola Anthony (c) 2012

Field trip: Serpentine Centre for possible studies & Church Street Market

My latest discoveries of new spaces and pockets of culture in London… This month I have been busy concocting an exciting creative event with the quirky and extraordinary Edible Art Movement (affectionately known as the EAM), a group of artists creating installations, events and

Photography by Nicola Anthony (c) 2012

Field trip: Serpentine Centre for possible studies & Church Street Market

My latest discoveries of new spaces and pockets of culture in London… This month I have been busy concocting an exciting creative event with the quirky and extraordinary Edible Art Movement (affectionately known as the EAM), a group of artists creating installations, events and

Tahnee Lonsdale, Helmet Head

Seduced by art: From art virgin to art collector – The Other Art Fair

This article was published in Trebuchet Magazine, Nov 2011. You can also read it on their site here.  23rd Nov 2011, by Nicola Anthony It sparks off debates, encourages us to take a look at topical issues, delves inside the

Tahnee Lonsdale, Helmet Head

Seduced by art: From art virgin to art collector – The Other Art Fair

This article was published in Trebuchet Magazine, Nov 2011. You can also read it on their site here.  23rd Nov 2011, by Nicola Anthony It sparks off debates, encourages us to take a look at topical issues, delves inside the

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Join us at a Salon Dinner Party with the Artists

Come and meet some of London’s top emerging artists at a salon dinner party, we will be providing food and drink and a jolly time. There will also be performances and we’ll ask you to bring along an object which

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Join us at a Salon Dinner Party with the Artists

Come and meet some of London’s top emerging artists at a salon dinner party, we will be providing food and drink and a jolly time. There will also be performances and we’ll ask you to bring along an object which

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My art guzzling week

This week has been so packed with exhibitions that I will shortly be going home for a power nap before heading out to guzzle down some more art on Vyner Street where two of my favourite artists, Tinsel and Twinkle

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My art guzzling week

This week has been so packed with exhibitions that I will shortly be going home for a power nap before heading out to guzzle down some more art on Vyner Street where two of my favourite artists, Tinsel and Twinkle

Anish Kapoor, Lisson Gallery at Frieze 2011

From Shiny things to silliness – Frieze 2011

Published in Trebuchet Magazine, 2011 Frieze was a fantastic opportunity to see a so many of the world’s top artists and galleries in one place. With a multitude of  styles and genres on show from over 170 galleries from around

Anish Kapoor, Lisson Gallery at Frieze 2011

From Shiny things to silliness – Frieze 2011

Published in Trebuchet Magazine, 2011 Frieze was a fantastic opportunity to see a so many of the world’s top artists and galleries in one place. With a multitude of  styles and genres on show from over 170 galleries from around

Frieze Art Fair 2011, Photo courtesy of Frieze/ Linda Nylind

On the dawn of Frieze: Looking East & West, an interview with Gallery Director Samir Ceric

Published in Trebuchet Magazine, Oct 2011. Copyright Nicola Anthony October is the shining  pinnacle of the art world calendar, and you cannot have failed to notice that Frieze, that holy grail of art fairs, unveils it’s glistening art delights this

Frieze Art Fair 2011, Photo courtesy of Frieze/ Linda Nylind

On the dawn of Frieze: Looking East & West, an interview with Gallery Director Samir Ceric

Published in Trebuchet Magazine, Oct 2011. Copyright Nicola Anthony October is the shining  pinnacle of the art world calendar, and you cannot have failed to notice that Frieze, that holy grail of art fairs, unveils it’s glistening art delights this