In Conversation with Maija Astikainen

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We caught up with Helsinki based photographer, Maija Astikainen, to talk inspiration, style and her up coming projects.

50% of Artworks Fake

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The chief of the Fine Art Expert Institution, Yann Walther, has made huge waves in the art industry. Last week it was made public Walther believed at least 50% of artworks circulating the private market to be fakes.

Djerbahood

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Djerbahood, curated by artist Mehdi Ben Cheikh, brought together over 150 street artists from across the globe in the village of Erriadh.

Artist Showcase: Matthieu Bourel

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Welcome to the work of Matthieu Bourel, surrealist collagist harking back to the older days of college using modern techniques.

A Clockwork Orange Restyled

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The Folio Society and off beat illustrator Ben Jones have united forces to produce a new edition of Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange, with disturbing results.

Lolita Redesign

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Check out this incredible redesign of Krubricks Lolita by Bartosz Kosowski.

Undercroft: A Victory For Us All

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Thursday saw the paperwork for saving the Southbank skaters finally released, but why does it matter?

From the Ritz to the Rubble

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From the Ritz to the rubble, photographer Antonio La Grotta’s project Last Empire documents the decay of once glamorous Italian discotheques.

Unbinding the Book

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Upcoming exhibition Unbinding the Book reveals the reading process is at the forefront of the art book revolution, with blackening books and light tricks.

Attack of the Giant Finger

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The ultimate collection of those photos that would never end up on the mantlepiece. Erick Kessels Attack of the Giant Finger is a whimsical work that brings together photos taken on the simple premise a rogue pinky slipped into the composition, unnoticed until the image slowly seeped through in the darkroom