Figurative Painter Joshua Press’ “Different Bodies” Exhibit at The Fitzrovia Gallery

Studies of form, light and color produced with impeccable precision

For one work in Joshua Press‘ debut solo exhibition Different Bodies, at The Fitzrovia Gallery, the London-based fine artist painted with the tip of a pin. It was the only way the meticulous figurative painter could translate the immensity of his source inspiration into a finished art piece. Antithetical to the selfie stations for social media that define today’s contemporary art scene, Press brings something profoundly …

Rebels: From Punk to Dior

Celebrated documentary photographer Janette Beckman has an eye for capturing the beauty within the hidden crevices of society. Throughout four decades, her work has uniquely documented an ever-evolving zeitgeist of change-makers, which the monograph Rebels: From Punk to Dior is the first to showcase so thoroughly. It includes her early photographs of London’s punk rock scene, The Clash and Boy George; spans her move to NYC, …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

London's Black history tube map, an open call for radical creatives, a super-sized basketball book and other Internet wonders

Solange’s New Library for Rare Books on Black Art + Expression Founded by Solange’s creative agency, Saint Heron, and curated by Rosa Duffy, the Saint Heron Community Library highlights over 50 rare, author-inscribed and out-of-print books by pioneering Black artists and thinkers. The online archive—whose first season runs from 18-29 October—focuses on fostering knowledge, discussion and skill within the community. “These works expand imaginations, and …