Articles by Ajay Hothi

The Saatchi Gallery, 2008.  Courtesy Jim Linwood, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.

An unlikely gift horse

An unlikely gift horse

A short post today and a follow-up, of sorts, to my earlier post Timing is Everything.  It was announced on Thursday afternoon that Charles Saatchi would be gifting a substantial …

Alice Guy-Blaché, "The Ocean Waif", 1916, film still.  Courtesy of the Library of Congress MBRS Division

Sadly, Alice really doesn’t live here anymore

Sadly, Alice really doesn’t live here anymore

I’m new here.  I should explain.  At university, I wanted to be a video artist.  Maybe I should have been born into another time (and matriculated to another university) because …

Antony Gormley, "Angel of the North", 1998, steel and concrete.  Copyright John Clive Nicholson and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

It lives in public

It lives in public

It is base-level arts conversation but it is the very one that I have had most in my life.  Like the best conversations, everybody has an opinion, whether you are …

Wolfgang Tillmans, "still life, New York", 1995.  Courtesy the artist and Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Köln/Berlin.

Ze Germans

Ze Germans

So there we have it.  I suppose, at least, it means that we will all have the large part of our summer back.  The glee that I took from the …

Esther Stocker, "Untitled", 2009.  Courtesy South London Gallery

All things to all men

All things to all men

Over the past ten years, an interesting and forward-looking trend among contemporary art galleries in the United Kingdom  has been the aim to secure a legacy beyond the general functions …

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Timing is Everything

Timing is Everything

London’s Hayward Gallery re-opened to the public this past Saturday with two new exhibitions. Headlining is The Edges of the World, a solo show by the Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto, who …