Author Archives: Elizabeth Fullerton


Profiles
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The fantastical world of Lindsay Seers

Fact and fiction blur in the artist’s diverse work Read More


Reviews
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Giulio Paolini at Whitechapel Gallery

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Profiles
Andrea Dibelius with Wow (violett, #3), 2006, a fiberglass sculpture by Sylvie Fleury. ©ANNA BAUER

Andrea Dibelius: Eye for the Cutting Edge

With homes in London, Saint-Tropez, and Munich, Andrea Dibelius supports edgy art projects and start-ups of all kinds Read More


Profiles
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Young British Artist Hits Middle Age: Catching up with Marc Quinn

Ever since he sculpted a self-portrait out of his own frozen blood, Marc Quinn has enthralled the public, annoyed many critics, and been embraced by collectors. The quintessential Young British Artist is now middle-aged, but still notorious Read More


Trends
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How Artists Are Using Music to Seduce, Confound (and Entertain) Us

From primordial incantations to operatic melodrama to hip-hop beats, artists are exploiting the elemental language of music to communicate across cultural boundaries Read More


Profiles
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In Hew Locke’s Blinged-Out Installations, Every Toy Jaguar Has Its Place

With a dazzling palette of beaded tapestries, flying boats, and distinctive reliefs of Queen Elizabeth II, Hew Locke comments on the relationship between England and its former colonies Read More


Features
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Royal Flourish: A New Look at the Queen’s Collection

The curators of the trove of masterpieces owned by the Queen of England are working to devise new and exciting ways to display them Read More


Profiles
Kate MccGwire, Beguile, 2012, mixed media with crow feathers in antique dome. COURTESY ALL VISUAL ARTS. PHOTO: TESSA ANGUS.

Kate MccGwire–Let’s Get Feathering!

Using thousands of plumes, Kate MccGwire creates enormous, otherworldly forms Read More


Profiles
Shirazeh Houshiary. “I don’t want to fit into any category,” she says. “I want to be an individual.”

Shirazeh Houshiary: ‘Like the Dark Senses Being Revealed’

Mystical and metaphysical, Shirazeh Houshiary’s sculptures, paintings, and animations explore the very nature of existence

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News
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Tate Director Chris Dercon: ‘Everything Can Be Changed’

Visionary, intellectual, democratic, and high-wattage, director Chris Dercon puts his stamp on Tate Modern Read More


Market
Thomas Stewart’s 1792 portrait of the cross-dressing Chevalier d’Eon was, 
until recently, thought to be a painting of a woman by Gilbert Stuart.

Knight in Shining Garters

London’s National Portrait Gallery buys a portrait of the Chevalier d’Eon—celebrated French spy, diplomat, fencing champion, and cross-dresser Read More


Profiles
Tim Rakewell reaches for his mother’s smart phone in The Adoration of the Cage Fighters, 2012.

Dressing for Success

The cross-dressing, craft-embracing British artist Grayson Perry has made a career of subverting and flouting social taboos in his work
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Features
I Didn’t Say, 2011, by Emin.

‘In a Rodin/Turner Sandwich’

Tracey Emin finds common ground with two unlikely predecessors in an erotic exhibition Read More


News
Louise Bourgeois sculpting Sleep II in Italy, 1967 (above).  The Dangerous Obsession, 2003 (below).

Analyze This

The Freud Museum puts Louise Bourgeois on the couch Read More