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In Mira Dancy’s paintings, symbols of female power join more languid women whose poses suggest racy billboards or art-historical nudes.

The post New Establishment: Mira Dancy appeared first on ELEPHANT.

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Head to Madrid this summer and enjoy the annual PhotoEspaña festival, with over seventy photography exhibitions around the city, and discover plenty of places to soak up the sun.

The post Discover Picture-Perfect Madrid appeared first on ELEPHANT.

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Devin Troy Strother's eye grabbing mixed media work pulsates with sharply self-critical humour and references to contemporary art and media.

The post New Establishment: Devin Troy Strother appeared first on ELEPHANT.

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“Truthfully, I don’t know what my life would be like if I hadn’t been pushed down the stairs.” The artist discusses childhood accidents, theatrical artifice and intense focus.

The post Precision Painting with Edward del Rosario appeared first on ELEPHANT.

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Elephant takes on the myriad cultural offerings and the complex, layered history of the Lebanese capital of Beirut bite for bite.

The post Peeling Back Cultural Layers in Beirut appeared first on ELEPHANT.

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Employing modernist aesthetics, Prem Sahib examines emotion, community and social scenes with minimal clutter, from the thrilling pulse of a sweaty club to the desire for human touch.

The post New Establishment: Prem Sahib appeared first on ELEPHANT.

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"I am very much at home working quietly in my studio." Biblical references and figures in states of metamorphosis abound in Ryan Hewett's moody paintings.

The post Ryan Hewett on Information Overload and Keeping to Himself appeared first on ELEPHANT.

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You might say that the Canadian photographer Petra Collins has defined the very concept of an art selfie, turning the camera onto herself.

The post New Establishment: Petra Collins appeared first on ELEPHANT.

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Deride and Conquer, a rare painting from Banksy's seminal Turf Wars exhibition, 2003, has popped up in London (now worth six figures) and is a piece of the artist's past he might now wish had never happened.

The post Deride and Conquer: Before the Banksy Boom appeared first on ELEPHANT.

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A new book of photographs by the iconic feminist filmmaker explores the politics of female desire, locating love, care and intimacy with sex, the body and (human) nature.

The post The Powerful Intimacy of Barbara Hammer’s Lesbian Lens appeared first on ELEPHANT.

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