Dawn Ades. Writings on Surrealism, Modernism and Photography

Art historian and curator Dawn Ades is a leading voice on Dada, Surrealist, Abstract and Latin American art. This volume collects her essays for the first time, highlighting her passionate voice across time periods and art movements. Arranged thematically, this collection presents the breadth of Dawn Ades’s critical and curatorial interests, ranging from avant-garde posterContinue reading “Dawn Ades. Writings on Surrealism, Modernism and Photography”

Black Sun conversation during London Art Book Fair

On Sunday 28 September I will be in conversation with artist Shezad Dawood, and graphic designers Oliver Knight and Rory McGrath of OK-RM about the processes that have led to the Black Sun book. We will be discussing how it relates to the eponymous exhibition (touring), and the collaborations between us, among other aspects. MoreContinue reading “Black Sun conversation during London Art Book Fair”

Black Sun with Shezad Dawood

Black Sun is a term with multiple meanings. It represents the eclipse of the day, but is also a symbol of esoteric or occult significance, used in various belief systems, from Hinduism to western hermetic traditions. It is linked to the metaphor dark night of the soul, which is used to describe a phase in aContinue reading “Black Sun with Shezad Dawood”