Three Studies of Lucian Freud

The 99 Percent and the Value of Art

Francis Bacon triptych at Christie’s auction, New York, 2013 Sold yesterday at Christie’s in New York for a staggering $142m, a Francis Bacon triptych has become, for now, the most expensive artwork ever to be sold at auction. This record-breaking sale is part of a far-reaching shift that is currently taking place in our globalized…

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What is hipster photography?

Image from Hipster Mockumentary ‘Dalston Superstars’, Vice Magazine I thought it would be helpful to delineate a type of photography I hesitatingly call ‘hipster photography’. Here I am not necessarily referring to photographs which depict hipsters such as the work of The Sartorialist Scott Schumann. Schumann’s photographs might be better described as fashion photography which,…

03. Dublin, Trinity College, 11.10.2011

Darkened Days by Simone Kappeler

Simone Kappeler, Trinity College, 11.10.2011 Darkened Days, a series of black and white photographs by the Swiss artist Simone Kappeler, is currently being shown at the Douglas Hyde Gallery – a phenomenal space physically located within, though still independent of, Trinity College in Dublin. Gallery visitors dramatically descend into the vast cube-shaped space via a…