Alexander Gronsky

Alexander Gronsky

Winter is on the way, and so it seems a good time to look at the work of hotly-tipped Estonian photographer Alexander Gronsky, whose first solo exhibition has just opened at the Aperture Foundation in Chelsea. The Edge is a collection of images of Gronsky’s adopted home of Moscow, and … Continue reading

13 Most Beautiful

13 Most Beautiful

Andy Warhol’s output is so extensive that it’s pretty much impossible to keep any sort of handle on it all. Of course, that was kinda the point – among other things, Warhol pioneered the idea of art as a production line, an unaccountable volume of culture mass-produced like any other … Continue reading

Amy Stein

Amy Stein

One of the joys of mooching around art galleries – something that State of the Art spends a fair amount of time doing… in a professional capacity, of course – is the fact that you might stumble unexpectedly on something really good. So it was that I found myself at … Continue reading

Matt Logue

Matt Logue

A while back State of the Art looked at Lee Friedlander’s photo ‘Los Angeles’, an image that does a fine job of capturing the city’s curious atmosphere – a strange mixture of superficiality and indefinable nostalgia, of brashness and melancholy. In the course of writing that piece, we stumbled across … Continue reading

Angelo Filomeno

Angelo Filomeno

Sinister… embroidery? To be honest, State of the Art never thought it’d use those two words together in a sentence, but that was before stumbling across the work of Italian artist Angelo Filomeno, whose new exhibition – the perhaps just a wee bit pretentiously titled The Marquis and a Bearded … Continue reading