The Artnewspaper labelled Gretchen Andrew’s gallery debut to be in the top three shows to visit during the first week of galleries reopening. Kabir Jhala and Louisa Buck outline Andrew’s London premier show and explores the artist’s practice that “venerates and undermines” the world in which it exists. “Bedazzled in costume gems and crowded with fake flowers and butterfly stickers, their formal elements challenge conventions of taste while also—being figurative, loudly branded and on canvas.” The article celebrates the playfulness of these daring works whilst considering the poignant issue and questions they raise. To read the full article click here
Rachel de Joode, Berlin-based multimedia artist talks about her new works on show at London’s Annka Kultys Gallery, interviewed by Olivia Gavoyannis. De Joode says that when she views art in person, she sometimes moves closer out of reflex. “Phones are almost a prosthetic for the way we look at art… we now have to move around [artwork] in order to activate the kinds of zooming in and out we could easily accomplish on a screen,” she says. Read now
The Art Newspaper presents Gretchen Andrew’s work ’The Next American President’, a project that the artist qualifies as ‘a power trip’ enabling her to ‘reprogram the internet and to make it what I want it to be’. That way Andrew inserts herself into major cultural events and political discourse. Read the full article here.
Molly Soda’s involvement in the 2018 NADA Art Fair is reported by The Art Newspaper. Soda will be showing a range of works at 315 Gallery’s booth from 8 March – 11 March. To read the full round-up of artists to see at the fair, click here.