Artist Kalliopi Lemos Explains Her New London Sculptures, “The Plait” + “Bag of Aspirations”

From the Frieze Sculpture Park to Mayfair Art Weekend, the sculptor expands her Tools of Endearment series

Greek-born, London-based artist Kalliopi Lemos extends her Tools of Endearment sculpture series with two large-scale works which debuted during this year’s Frieze London—one as part of the fair’s sculpture park and another as part of the tangential Mayfair Art Weekend. Through these towering public pieces, Lemos intends to spark conversations about outdated perceptions of the role of women in society. These two works, “The Plait” (2020) and “Bag …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Public art in London, Kenzo Takada's legacy in pictures, 24 new "superhabitable" planets and more in our look around the web

Kenzo Takada’s Playful Legacy in Pictures This past weekend, luxury fashion house Kenzo founder Kenzo Takada sadly passed away at 81 years old from COVID-19. Just a few years after arriving in Paris from Tokyo, Takada founded his eponymous brand in 1970 and promptly shook up the fashion scene in the capital with bright colors, bold prints and daring shapes. Paving the way for more …

Frieze London 2019: Whimsical Sculptures

Colorful, strange, charming and intriguing pieces from the fair

This year’s Frieze London was met with plenty of rain, but that did nothing to dissuade the crowds. The fair has long been held at Regent’s Park with an incredibly compelling exhibition of sculptures outside in the park, but the artworks inside the tents deserve recognition too. There were so many whimsical sculptures evoking wonder and fancy, and transporting viewers to other imagined worlds. We’ve …