Author - Will Titterington

A Look at the Work of AK Dolven

Anne Katrine Dolven (aka AK Dolven) is a Norwegian painter and video artist who has been exhibiting since 1985. As though taking her cue from arguably Norway’s most famous painter, Edvard Munch, her most recent exhibition, ‘Teenagers Lifting The Sky’ at London’s Wilkinson gallery has something of the sinister and deathly about it. It was a...

Bosco Sodi’s Earth Art

Mexican born, New York-based artist Bosco Sodi produces the kind of brawny ‘earth art’ that is intended to bowl its audience over like a juggernaut. A colourist, he creates huge, weighty, expansive abstracts that are often at least five centimetres thick with paint that has crusted and congealed, a result of the methodical scientific...

How Not To Be Seen, Hito Steyerl

German multimedia artist, social critic, theorist and all-round intellectual Hito Steyerl is making quite a name for herself in the visual arts. Based in Berlin, a city that has historically been connected to groundbreaking art, she fuses her video art with essays that border on academic dissertations, with themes covered including consumerism...

Don Gummer – Sculpture

 DON GUMMER – CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS SERIES To many, Don Gummer is simply ‘that man who accompanies Meryl Streep to premieres. Whatshisname. Thingie.’ In other words, Ms Streep’s husband. To all appearances, he’s her wingman, her support, and she has in the past been described as his ‘trophy wife.’ Yet Gummer has a name, an identity...