Hidden Gems: LR Vandy, Artist

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in our industry. This week my focus is on LR Vandy. Lisa is a contemporary artist, whose work I discovered @154artfair In the Hull series, she explores the relationship between journeys/trade/commodities and how they link to masks. You can find out more on her website, here.   Continue reading Hidden Gems: LR Vandy, Artist

Hidden Gems: Marion Boehm, Artist

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in our industry. This week my focus is on Marion Boehm. Whose work I discovered @154artfair a couple of weeks ago.   In their words: “Marion Boehm studied Design with a major focus on graphic design at University FH Darmstadt, Germany. After traveling extensively in countries like Italy and France, Marion Boehm settled in … Continue reading Hidden Gems: Marion Boehm, Artist

Sotheby’s v Banksy

By Maya MK What do you get when you mix an old guard auction house (Sotheby’s, established in 1744-present) and a contemporary artist (Banksy, ?-present)? Outrageous behaviour in the sales room, on auction day. Equally as outrageous headlines in the press. The art world is behaving like an embarrassed parent. The international media are completely lapping it up. Me? I’m speechless. Some are calling the … Continue reading Sotheby’s v Banksy