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Labatte, Dahlia. Faces of Protest #6 – Regis Korchinski-Paquet. 2020, charcoal.

Adventures in Mexico City

Adventures in Mexico City

Our second trip to Mexico, during time that wasn’t spent preparing for The Night Show, we were exploring and getting to know the city. Mexico City offers history, artistic inspiration and wonderful little treasures to discover as you wander about. This guide covers the latter, moments and places we discovered that you can safely add to your bucket list.
Four Seasons Mexico City promotes artistic talent by collaborating with Dahlia SL founded by Dahlia and Belinda Labatte, important gallerists of the emerging art scene

Four Seasons Mexico City promotes artistic talent by collaborating with Dahlia SL founded by Dahlia and Belinda Labatte, important gallerists of the emerging art scene

Four Seasons Mexico City promotes artistic talent by collaborating with Dahlia SL founded by Dahlia and Belinda ...
Gestural Painting and Visual Parallels

Gestural Painting and Visual Parallels

Heather Day furthers a specific part of the practice of gestural painting that was a large focus in the process of Francis Bacon: intention and the balance between control and chaos.
Iconoclasm and the Protestant Reformation

Iconoclasm and the Protestant Reformation

Why do people destroy images? At what point is the line drawn between a representation of what is being worshipped and a worship of the image itself. The Protestant Reformation was at its core a contrast in the belief of what man really had to do with worship and religion.
House & Home – July / August 2022

House & Home – July / August 2022

“The house took four years to complete and, in that time, Belinda and her eldest daughter, Dahlia, also co-founded Dahlia S L, a contemporary event-based art gallery”
The Black Madonna

The Black Madonna

The use of Christian imagery and religious references in art as a tool to reclaim Black identity
‘Looking Glass’ – Rather than the Art We Consume, a Meditation on the Art that Consumes Us

‘Looking Glass’ – Rather than the Art We Consume, a Meditation on the Art that Consumes Us

With our show Looking Glass coming up in July, I figured it would be nice to write about pieces that if I had the chance would put in this show, or pieces that illustrate a concept that inspired the show. So here is a little peek into a curators mind: pieces from history that inspired the Looking Glass show.
The Vienna Secession, Art Nouveau, and Kuchen

The Vienna Secession, Art Nouveau, and Kuchen

A brief picture of the Vienna Secessionist movement, Art Nouveau interior design, and Vienna & Austrian cafe culture
Art and the word ‘Grotesque’

Art and the word ‘Grotesque’

I would describe myself as enjoying challenging art, scary art, art that not everyone can digest or enjoy, art that examines things we see as unfit to be in the public light. To describe this work, we often come across the word ‘grotesque.’ A word that I find visually beautiful simply in the way it’s spelled, and a word that in art has an incredibly interesting history and modern impact.