Category archives: ART

Mel Odom: Superstars and Playboy Bunnies

Mel Odom is famous for his art deco paintings, fashion and erotic illustrations and his Hollywood glamour style fashion doll Gene Marshal. His original aesthetic, impeccable draftsmanship and passion for dolls makes him one of the most prominent gay artists today.  He developed very recognisable style which is very influential in the world of fashion illustration.After he completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts in Fashion Illustration from Virginia Commonwealth […]

Leonora Carrington: Surrealism

Leonora Carrington’s surrealistic paintings discover the darkly mysterious dream world of Freudian symbolism and Celtic mythology. She has developed her own unique style being one of the members of Surrealist movement and was celebrated as one of the biggest British artists in Mexico where she lived after the Second World War.   Her life is as strange and surrealistic as her art. Being eccentric and impulsive by nature, she was […]

Kate MccGwire: Lure Exhibition

Kate MccGwire is an English sculptor who specializes in the medium of feathers. Her work experiments with the binary notions of beauty and disgust, malice and tranquillity, and the familiar yet otherworldly. Lure at The Gallery, Winchester Discovery Centre, reunites many of MccGwire’s favourite pieces from her archive with a host of works from her recent exhibitions. Ranging from 2009 to present day this exhibition provides a retrospective of works, showcasing pieces […]