Ciaran Scannell proposes,fantastical world in London’s HS2 railway tunnels

Graduate shows 2016: the UK’s high-speed railway network could incorporate an underground swimming pool, museum and concert hall, suggests Royal College of Art graduate Ciaran Scannell. Scannell has designed a one-kilometre extension to the proposed HS2 railway network that aims to link London with Birmingham, Leeds, Sheffield and Manchester by Continue Reading

Confrontation and Disruption in a New Exhibition by Chinese-American Artist Xiaoze Xie

In his latest exhibition, “Confrontation and Disruption,” Chinese American artist Xiaoze Xie invites his audience to explore a fresh reading of time and memory mixed with a powerful reflection on global concerns. Xie tackles street confrontations with the police, refugees, violence and war, and issues of resistance and empathy. His fascination Continue Reading

Art Movements

Art Movements is a weekly collection of news, developments, and stirrings in the art world. After lawyers for artist Yoshitomo Nara wrote to the Korean cosmetic company W.Lab to demand that it recall one of its products that features a figure similar to the artist’s paintings of childlike figures, W.Lab Continue Reading