When Assa Kauppi explained her starting point for the exhibition, which was the uncertainty of the world’s current state and how …
With a curious mind and a camera as her tool, Ninja Hanna tells us stories out of the ordinary. Radar’s …
Market Art Fair is back! Jesper Dahl gives us his highlight reel from the fair. Market Art Fair has a …
Stockholm Art Week just opened its doors. Radar’s Jesper Dahl decided to introduce us to some of the many exciting …
The Chinese photographer Ren Hang, often described as one of the leading lights of the new generation of Chinese photographers, died at …
Angela Blumen is the creative talent behind Sucre, a print-only paper that features inspiring artists from around the world. Radar spoke …
“Let us rethink climate. Be inspired by great artists and creative people from all over the world. Contribute your own …
Cherry Cobra Films is a directing duo made up by Johanna Nyberg and Nathalie Hallman, both recent graduates from Beckmans …
“To perform tangle aesthetics. Stroking skin and flesh over printed matter. Perceptible through interaction. Used for feeling. Of or relating …
Before I went to see this show, if that’s even is the right word to describe it, I did not know …
Elin Klefbom is a graphic designer and art director from the beautiful woods of Värmland, who wishes that she in …
I sat for 30 minutes staring at a cloud that arose out of nothing. A cloud that floated freely and shaped …
The American artist Tony Oursler is one of the most important people when it comes to the development of video art. …
The first time I met Jesper and Paula was during this summer’s perhaps most gritty festival, Into the Valley. They …
Peter Amdam var en man med många titlar. Han var musiker, dj, konstkritiker, redaktör, litteraturvetare, kurator men kanske viktigare; en …
Bim Eriksson; Comic artist, creator and feminist. Through her illustrations she expresses the things most people don’t even dare to talk about. …
A year ago Slobodan Zivic, a well known DJ and graphic artist, first told me about a project he was …
This year the Swedish Cancer Foundation, Cancerfonden, is celebrating ten years of designer collaborations. To celebrate this, Cancerfonden has formed a challenge to create art inspired by one of the 10 former Pink Ribbon collabs.
For the fourth year in a row, Affordable Art Fair is back at Magasin 9 in Frihamnen. 51 different galleries, …
A new issue of Kobolt Magazine is about to be released! We talked to our friends, the founders Klara and …
Creative artist and DJ Julia Riordan, better known as Julia Rio, is this month's Artist in Residence at the Nordic Light Hotel. Until the 9th of May she'll be painting and creating knitting intsallations in the lobby. Radar visited her for a short chat.
Meta Isæus-Berlins exhibition The Reminder of the Underwood will be opening this Thursday at Galleri Andersson/Sandström in Stockholm. Radar met …
The 10th edition of MARKET Art Fair, MARKET Art Fair 2015, is on display this weekend at Liljevalchs in Stockholm. …
Victor Payers paintings are colorful, picturing a surrealistic world built up by parts form a story that has been broken into different pieces.
Last weekend the quite different exhibition ‘The Drop’ was on display at Galleri Bon in Stockholm. We talked with the artist Thomas Hämén about the project behind the exhibition, the stage as phenomenon and Thomas own artistry.
This Saturday, March 14th , the exhibition No Fair with the artist Austin Lee is opening at Isbrytaren in Stockholm. Austin Lee’s work will fill the main space at the gallery. The exhibition will contain place specific paintings made on the gallery walls such as 3D printed sculptures.
For most galleries, the beginning of a new month marks the opening of a new show. These are the shows we think stand out this month!
The exhibition Snapshot: Konstfack is taking place at Verket, a gallery in Stockholm, during the 30th and 31th of January. …
Emilie Mottet makes room for her friends and together they take over the first floor of the Nordic Lights Hotel. See it until the 7th of February.
Kobolt Magazine is a printed publication, designed as a fold down poster, featuring young creators and artists. We met up with the founders, Sara Börje and Klara Andersson Åsman.
The Israeli photographer Adi Nes is dealing with questions about identity in his work. On December 12th the exhibition Narratives opened at Fotografiska in Stockholm.
Photographer Matias Aros is having his first exhibition tomorrow named Fear, Sadness and Anxiety. It is a three hour long exhibition where the main focus is being honest with your feelings without hiding it – to open up and letting go.
Surrounded by pieces of wood and metal, tools, and colour samples in her Bredäng studio, we speak with Swedish artist Anna Åstrand about spirituality, her Hälsingland childhood, and her fascination for the Californian desert.
We interviewed artist Simon Stålenhag – known for his sci–fi paintings of retro futuristic landscapes. Today INDIO are arranging his first exhibition ever at Kocksgatan 52, in Stockholm.
The 21st of November the exhibition In Full Light opened at Fotografiska in Stockholm. It is another exhibition in a series of fashion photographers being displayed at Fotografiska. Now it is Herb Ritts turn, as one of the most iconic fashion and celebrity photographers during the 80’s and the 90’s. I met the curator, Alessandra Mauro, in the exhibition hall, two hours before the press preview, to talk about photography, celebrity, beauty – and ancient Greek gods.
Now on view at Galleri Bon in Stockholm, Swiss artist Andrea Hasler's solo show Full-fat or semi-skinned? presents a kind of luxurious breast machine made of plastic tubes, photography, studded breast implants, glitter and gold.
Appartamento, a creative venue for contemporary culture: art, design, music and fashion, is currently taking place in Stockholm. This Tuesday innovative gallery Isbrytaren is hosting an exhibition featuring Darren Bader.
Fanny Köhler Alvén fits the description of a multitalented photographer. Her latest series Stolen Moments consists of mostly snap shots taken in Brooklyn, New York during a ten-day stay. And her studio exhibition in Lund of is where I came in contact with this young and talented photographer.
With romanticism at the heart of his practice, Tommy Krek Sveningsson is searching for a sense of magic and isolation. We paid a visit to hos Gothenburg studio to learn more.
This friday Artist OKOK will be showcasing the art he has been producing during his stay at Nordic Light Hotel in Stockholm. We asked him about his final thoughts on the project.
Swedish artist Ilja Karilampi guides us to the Gothenburg neighbourhood that used to be his home for nearly two decades.
Starting off tomorrow, for the third year in row, Affordable Art Fair returns to Magasin 9 in Frihamnen, Stockholm. Together with over 60 swedish and international galleries the fair will be showcasing more than 5,000 art pieces.
Icelandic artist Unnur Ýrr Helgadóttir tells us about her paintings inhabited by birds, vixens, sea creatures and Dalarna horses disguise.
Opening the autumn season at Galleri Bon in Stockholm, Harder Better Faster Stronger focuses on the dualism of sports.
Yesterday, Artist OKOK opened his first public art studio, ever, in the lobby of Nordic Light Hotel / The Crooked Leg in Stockholm, Sweden. Between September 8th and October 5th, for 28 days straight, he will create a body of work for an exhibition, ending with a showing and a party on October 10th.
The graphic designer and illustrator Emilie Mottet is mainly recognised by her explosive visuals of muscly women, humoristic characters and psychedelic patterns in blazing neon colours.
Set in the barren landscape of Kazakhstan, Almagul Menlibayeva’s perfectly staged photographs and video works are vibrant depictions of a country searching for the roots of its social identity.
From German coal miners to Nepalese school boys, photographer Daniel Hofer manages to bring out the brightest and most poignant nuances of life.
Drawing on cultural references from Shakespeare, Milton and Mozart to Charles Ray and the Nesquik chocolate bunny, French-born artist Alexandre Singh intermingles a wide range of media to create an immersive theatrical performance that resists categorization.
Curiosity can be a potent weapon in any design process and having curiosity in decoding artists during their creative development is like opening Pandora’s box. Each year Berghs organizes two weeks long competition where students from different majors collaborate on a joint case. We interviewed Heidi Myllyviita who in May graduated as an graphic designer from Berghs School of Communication in Stockholm.
German photographer Kevin McElvaney spent four days in the Agbogbloshie area, documenting what is now known to be the world's biggest e-waste dumpsite and the young boys working there.
With an eye for striking compositions and everyday curiosities, German photographer Ina Niehoff captures the traces we leave in our surroundings, as well as the beauty of nature itself.
We met with young artist Anna Uddenberg in her hazy Stockholm studio to talk about effortlessness, spam, and the importanceof staying in the studio.
Working in a multitude of styles and expressions, Chicago photographer Peter Hoffman views his works a an attempt to reconcile being overwhelmed by both the beauty and the problems of life.
In her intriguing series Gold Coast, Australian photographer Ying Ang captures the contradictory nature of Australia's crime-ridden golden coast.
Calmly observing the world through his smartphone, young Stockholm artist Hugo Hedberg manages to seize the most striking scenes of human behaviour in his everyday surroundings.
Supermodel, singer, and muse. In Nico – Sphinx of Ice, we are taken on a journey through the psyche of the broken and unbreakable sixties’ icon.
"We live in a culture where death doesn’t really exist." We went to artist Hanna Ljungh's studio in Stockholm to talk about life and death and everything in between.
In their series Recycled Beauty, photographers Laurie Frankel and Diane Gatterdam bring out the beauty of discarded everyday objects.
With an eye for the eccentricitiesof human behaviour, Chinese photographerZhang Xiao captures the surrealism and illusion of real life.
We met with Christian Persia, one half of design duo Nyström Persia, to find out how it all started and to learn more about their new project Ready-Made.
"The earth and nature are just like giant computers." We met with young, hybrid artist Max Ronnersjö to talk about collaborations, Wikipedia, and dead magpies.
With her intimate, somewhat austere aesthetics, Slovenian photographer Anja Gea Sladić aims to capture moments in the way she sees and feels them.
Based in San Francisco, photographerAmy Harrity's subjects live within a surreal world: open, expressive, mysterious.
This week will see the unveiling of In Contrast, a collaboration between the graduate students at the Product Design programme and the second year Visual Communication students at Beckmans College of Design, centred on the complex concept of Yin and Yang.
Describing her work as a horse galloping on a tomato, Dutch photographer Isolde Woudstra aims to create images that seem just as possible as unlikely.
"Things that are somewhat un-designed often turn outto be the best". We met with designer Fredrik Paulsento discuss playfulness, pragmatism, and politics.
"I could’ve become a politician,but I became an artist instead". We spoke with Roxy Farhat and Kakan Hermansson about sexual violence, handicraft, and muses.
Timeless and beautiful, yet slightly unsettling, the photographic work of Olivier Metzger is reminiscent of film noir.
This Friday will se the unveiling of I Smell Amateurs, a short reality movie taking place on a twenty-four-hour cruise between Sweden and Finland, made by emerging Stockholm artist Anna Uddenberg.
"The objectification that you are exposedto as a young girl is somewhat similar tothe objectification of a work of art."We've met with Stockholm sculptorCajsa von Zeipel.
"I am recognizing and allowing for spontaneous encounters of light, color, and form". Photographer Clayton Cotterell seeks to capture naturally occurring abstractions.
From the stunning designs by Lina Michal to James Blake's childhood memories, here are some of this year's Radar Magazine highlights.
From Venice Biennale to Cindy Sherman's selfies, these are the best art happenings of 2013, selected by Stockholm gallery owner Jonas Kleerup.
From Joshua Oppenheimer's powerful documentary The Act of Killing to Harmony Korine's dazzling Spring Breakers,these are the best films of 2013.
In his series Urbanite, Hungarian photographer Bence Bakonyi depicts the contradictions of a city in transformation.
Driven by experience and wanderlust, New York based photographer and filmmaker Liza Mandelup follows her instincts and intuitions, wherever they make take her.
This week saw the opening of Young Art's Winter Show at Stockholm hangout Hornhuset in Stockholm, with photographers and Radar Magazine contributors Viktor Fremling and Victoria Stillwell as two of the participating artists.
In his series Pagan Postcards, Swedish photographer Johan Bergström juxtaposes stunning natural scenery with the unsettling sense of approaching disaster.
With an upcoming solo show in Stockholm, we caught up with young artist Malin Gabriella Nordin to talk about inspiration, dreams, and her time in Bergen.
With photography as her main mode of expression, young Italian artist Gioia Perrone uses the camera to examine memories and identity.
"I mainly photograph nudes because it is a subject I have studied for a long time". First out in Radar Magazine's new portfolio series is Italian photographer Giangiacomo Pepe.
With inspiration from dark and melodic music, emerging photographer Debby Thijs creates beautiful painterly photos,rich in suggestive emotions andevocative undertones.
In her beautifully dreamlike seriesThe Space Between Us, Danish artistMette Colberg explores the compellingcomplexity of glass.
We caught up with legendary photographer Gavin Watson to talk about demonisation, Dr. Martens, and This Is England.
A lover of the light, Paolo Roversi is noted for his poetic and personal approach to fashion photography. At the moment, his work can be seen in the exhibition Secrets in Stockholm.
With her highly personal and provocative style, Viviane Sassen is one of the most exciting figures in contemporary fashion photography.
News for this year's edition of Stockholm Film Festival is the section Under the Rainbow, an initiative to highlight LGBT films.
A new exhibition at the Museum of Spirits in Stockholm celebrates the uncrowned kings and queens of the night– the club kids.
For over three decades, Latvian photographer Inta Ruka has portrayed her fellow countrymen with honesty and warmth. Now fifty of them are shown in the exhibition You & Me at Fotografiska in Stockholm.
To light up the dark season that lies ahead, we have listed some of the most excitingand entertaining cultural experiencesthis autumn has to offer. Here’s ourpick of what films to see.
To light up the dark season that lies ahead, we have listed some of the most exciting and entertaining cultural experiences this autumn has to offer. Here’s our pick of exhibitions not to miss this season.
Through an artistic use of styling,set design, make up, and photography,creative trio Arter has invented anintriguing universe of their own.
To light up the dark season that lies ahead, we have listen some of the most exciting and entertaining cultural experiences this autumn has to offer. Here's our recommendation of what books to read.
In his current exhibit at Isbrytaren in Stockholm, Los Angeles based artist Alex Israel examines the celebrity culture of his hometown.
Gunnar Smoliansky is one of Sweden's most significant photographers. This weekend his exhibit Moment – Gunnar Smoliansky will open at Moderna Museet in Stockholm, and we had the pleasure of meeting the photographer for a short interview.
This week, French artist Tyrsa is coming to Stockholm to turn the legendary restaurant Prinsen in Stockholm into an enormous street art installation, entitled The 1664 Experience.
By bringing traditional haute couture techniques into her art making, Gabriella Loeb has created a collection of softly billowing sculptures. This week she will see the opening of her exhibit Appendages at Galleri Bon in Stockholm.
The exhibition Lars Wallin – Fashion Stories gathers more than twenty years of Swedish couture history. See an exclusive video from the exhibition here.