Jesse Darling’s Reading List

Modern Art Oxford Shop, 2022. Photo by Oxford Atelier

The books on this list are recommendations from the artist Jesse Darling, and relate to their major exhibition No Medals No Ribbons at Modern Art Oxford, as well as their wider practice and thinking. Many of the titles are available in the Modern Art Oxford Shop. Explore these books and more in the Modern Art… Continue reading Jesse Darling’s Reading List

TO HELL WITH ALL THAT by Jesse Darling – World Poetry Day 2022

This World Poetry Day we are sharing a selection of poems by artist Jesse Darling, whose exhibition No Medals No Ribbons is currently on display at Modern Art Oxford. TO HELL WITH ALL THAT is drawn from their debut poetry collection VIRGINS, available in our Shop. Author Ziddy Ibn Sharam writes about VIRGINS: “These are… Continue reading TO HELL WITH ALL THAT by Jesse Darling – World Poetry Day 2022

Edible Spell for a New Mood by Jesse Darling – World Poetry Day 2022

This World Poetry Day we are sharing a selection of poems by artist Jesse Darling, whose exhibition No Medals No Ribbons is currently on display at Modern Art Oxford. Edible Spell for a New Mood is a seasonal recipe by Darling. The poem was originally published in the Ignota Diary (2021), an illustrated diary book… Continue reading Edible Spell for a New Mood by Jesse Darling – World Poetry Day 2022

VIRGINS by Jesse Darling – World Poetry Day 2022

This World Poetry Day we are sharing a selection of poems by artist Jesse Darling, whose exhibition No Medals No Ribbons is currently on display at Modern Art Oxford. VIRGINS features in Jesse Darling’s debut collection of poems of the same name, published by Monitor Books and available to browse and purchase in the Modern… Continue reading VIRGINS by Jesse Darling – World Poetry Day 2022

Virtual Exhibition – Jesse Darling: No Medals No Ribbons

Jesse Darling: No Medals No Ribbons, virtual exhibition, 2022.

Wherever you are in the world, we are giving you the chance to explore Jesse Darling’s major new exhibition No Medals No Ribbons online. Click below to enter the exhibition and start exploring. Hover over the coloured tags to find out more about the artworks, the artist and the themes of the exhibition. About the… Continue reading Virtual Exhibition – Jesse Darling: No Medals No Ribbons

Virtual exhibition – Anish Kapoor: Painting

In the final weeks of Anish Kapoor’s major exhibition Painting at Modern Art Oxford, we’re giving you the chance to discover the works online. Wherever you are, immerse yourself in the colours and textures of Kapoor’s striking painting works in this virtual tour of the show. Click below to enter the exhibition. About the artist… Continue reading Virtual exhibition – Anish Kapoor: Painting

Enter the virtual exhibition – Making Space Safe: Nature, Journeys

Inspired by images and feelings found in nature, this radiant exhibition in our Creative Space brings together paintings and drawings by the Making Space Safe artist collective that share personal stories and experiences. From autumn leaves to bright blue skies, this special show celebrates our shared relationship with the natural world, and nature as a… Continue reading Enter the virtual exhibition – Making Space Safe: Nature, Journeys

Horoscope by Beth Simcock

Platform Graduate Award artist Beth Simcock is a painter and writer working across large-scale narrative paintings. Her practice is devoted to mythologies, both self-created and borrowed: from classics, art history, contemporary popular culture, and the online world. For her exhibition at Modern Art Oxford, Simcock presents a series of large-scale paintings entitled The Zodiac.  The following Horoscope, written… Continue reading Horoscope by Beth Simcock

On the Value of AI-Generated Art

Platform Graduate Award artists Bevan Hill & Will Griffiths create artworks generated entirely by AI technology. Their exhibition Real Art for Real People brings together painting, sculpture and written work, conceptualised and designed by computers. By removing themselves from the ‘creative process’ they explore the importance of individual expression and agency in an increasingly automated world. This… Continue reading On the Value of AI-Generated Art