A commission by US Vogue for an article exploring the rise of fashion illustration in the age of Instagram.
Commissioned by Vogue Korea to celebrate its 20th anniversary.
This was commissioned by Vogue to feature in the centenary issue celebrating 100 years of British Vogue,
Thrilled to be asked to donate artwork for auction in recognition of Shape Arts’ 40th anniversary.
Shape Arts is a disability-led arts organisation that was founded on the principle that all disabled people should have the opportunity to participate fully in arts and culture, and work with the vision of creating an inspiring and inclusive arts sector that is accessible to all.
To be auctioned are 25 works donated by artists in recognition of Shape Arts’ 40th anniversary this year and the continued importance of the organisation’s work in pushing for a more inclusive and accessible arts sector for disabled people.
Artworks have been donated by Bedwyr Williams, Ben Cain, Bernar Venet, Candida Höfer, Christian Furr, Dora García, Doug Fishbone, Erwin Wurm, Franko B, Grayson Perry, Greg Bartley, Guy Yanai, Hans Op de Beeck, Hito Steyerl, Hormazd Narielwalla, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Jeremy Deller, Julie Umerle, kennardphillipps, Ragnar Kjartansson, Rivane Neuenschwander, Sophie Ryder, Stuart Semple, Tacita Dean and Unskilled Worker
I was overwhelmed to be invited by Gucci to produce a series of portraits inspired by the work of Alessandro Michele. This collection was the subject of an exhibition at the Minsheng Art Museum in Shanghai, alongside the work of Rachel Feinstein, Jenny Holzer, Glen Luchford, Nigel Shafran and others
BOF/ 2015 Cover of the BoF 500 ‘Reinvention’ Special Print Edition
This was from an interview I did with the New York Times
So excited to receive a call from the wonderful Nick Knight whose beautiful work I have long admired. I have since worked with Nick and his lovely SHOWstudio team on a number of projects. It is always a pleasure…
At first we didn’t know who Unskilled Worker was but upon some research we found out she is Helen Downie who is a self taught artist. She does the most gorgeous paintings. Her portraiture is often naive in execution but has a depth and engaging sense to it.