Amba Sayal-Bennett at the London Art Fair

We speak with the emerging artist about her fascinating multi-dimensional drawings

Part of the fun of the London Art Fair, an annual showcase for modern and contemporary British art, is discovering emerging artists. The Art Projects section of the show is where you’ll find new names from all around the world, as well as homegrown talent. One of our favorites this year was Amba Sayal-Bennett, whose graphic, geometric illustrations and “three-dimensional” drawings have already received a …

Light Infusion at Dvorak Sec Gallery, Prague

Conceptual artist Jiří Černický manipulates studio Olgoj Chorchoj's lighting designs for a spectacular show

Artist Jiří Černický and designers Michal Froňk and Jan Němečk—of studio Olgoj Chorchoj—joined forces for “Light Infusion” (an exhibition now on view at Prague’s Dvorak Sec Gallery). This collaborative show features the designers’ existing lighting pieces manipulated by one of the Czech Republic’s most prolific conceptual artists. The different forms of light—from neon to traditional lightbulbs, candlelight, video of lightning and symbols of extraterrestrial or …

2014 Festival of Lights, Lyon

Highlights from the annual four-day event that transforms the French city into a luminous outdoor art gallery

Light festivals—from the spiritually steeped Hindu holiday Diwali to the newer contemporary art-focused events like SIGNAL in Prague—have become much-loved around the world. Regardless of race, religion or geographic location, there’s a shared human awe and appreciation for the beauty of lightness against the backdrop of the nighttime sky. Undeniably, one of the most famous and oldest Festival of Lights isn’t found in the “City …