Art

5 Reasons to Love: Keith Haring

5 Reasons to Love: Keith Haring

The infamous spritely squiggler who decorated the eighties with low-fi imagery and high intentions. He used cartoon inspired imagery to help us fight AIDS, reimagine the Berlin wall and teach us that Crack is Wack. Above all else, he went out of his way to […]

An Examination of Dwight Eisenhower’s Legacy – Mark Bradford

An Examination of Dwight Eisenhower’s Legacy – Mark Bradford

“Los Angeles is like San Diego’s older, uglier sister that has herpes” shouted Justin Halpern, comedic author of Shit My Dad Says. But what is it about Los Angeles that warrants such extreme views? Los Angeles revels, like all metropolitan urban sprawls, in polarisation within its […]

Pharrell x Art

Pharrell x Art

After a couple of explosive years, it’s safe to say that Pharrell Williams is one man who does not need any introduction. Needing even less of an explanation is his even more famous hat, the lumpy, Paddington Bear-ish Vivienne Westwood creation superglued to the star’s […]

10 Diverse and Beautiful Album Covers to be Thankful For

10 Diverse and Beautiful Album Covers to be Thankful For

I was a nineties child. One of the defining moments of my youth was the day I bought my first record, aged nine, in 1996. After rigorous deliberation, I made an affirmed choice in the shape of Blur’s The Great Escape on cassette. I vividly recall the […]

An Interview with: Grems

An Interview with: Grems

We were super excited to be able to grab an interview with French-born artist and rapper, Grems. Having trained in fine art, he found his fortune in his characteristic graffiti and graphic design. Now seriously disillusioned with his home country, Grems takes solace in creating […]

Three Illustrators To Get You Through The World Cup

Three Illustrators To Get You Through The World Cup

Okay, so England are out. Again. Except this time, it’s different, this time the pre tournament expectations were that we’d do well to get out the group. So why then after we fail to get out the group are the media acting like it’s a […]

An Interview With: Johny Dar

An Interview With: Johny Dar

Johny Dar is an American artist currently based in Germany, with a background of working in fashion and studying filmmaking it is now in Painting where Johny is able to fully express himself. As a man who is able to express his ability and love […]

DAR For Kolekto

DAR For Kolekto

We’ve recently interviewed the talented Johny Dar, and in return he’s kindly provided an exclusive piece of work for Kolekto’s second birthday. The work features a strong representation of complex minimalism. Simple black and white colours with an attention to detail- something us at Kolekto […]

Naoshima – The Secret Art Island

Naoshima – The Secret Art Island

I can’t believe that I’ve never heard of Naoshima. In all my years studying art, it’s never come up. Not once. It’s a small island off the coast of mainland Japan completely dedicated to art. There are numerous galleries on the island housing artworks from […]

An Interview With: Carl Randall

An Interview With: Carl Randall

In 2012 British artist Carl Randall won the BP Travel Award and embarked on a once in a lifetime journey, travelling in the footsteps of one of Japan’s most important historical artists and documenting modern Japanese life through a lens of oil and canvas. The […]