UNDEREXPOSED – a tribute to female artists

A version of this article also appears on the Studio 3 Gallery blog. In the space of ten seconds, how many female artists can you think of? Now repeat the same exercise but with male artists… Off the top of my head I counted four female artists – Artemisia Gentileschi, Barbara Hepworth, Marina Abramović and…

An invigilator’s view: Alfred Drury and the New Sculpture

The first visitor of the day walks in through the heavy grey doors, a large rucksack on his shoulders. He gives a brief nod and a smile to the invigilator, a student at the university. The visitor peruses the gallery space, first skim-reading the introductory plaque, then moving onto Alfred Drury’s Portrait of Price Edwards…

Two-Faced Fame – celebrity or commodity?

Featured in Subversive Press and InQuire. For those of you who didn’t know, the University of Kent has a Print Collecting and Curating module specifically for final-year History & Philosophy of Art undergraduate students. The programme, currently in its 5th year, provides its students with an opportunity to organise and set up their own exhibition….

Resilience & Light: Contemporary Palestinian Art

When we think of Palestine, usually the first thing that comes to mind is the ongoing conflict between Israeli and Palestinian forces. We’d hear about the bombings in various parts of the state, about the numbers of people killed on its surface. Studio 3 Gallery’s latest exhibition is a celebration of the works of several…