October 16, 2019

We are taught to look at something and give it a title, to understand and classify it to make sense of it and place it where it belongs in our world. Abstract art is often complicated for many because of exactly this. It typically offers very little in the way of struc...

September 12, 2019

Memento Mori, “Remember that you must die” is well captured in its classic form of still life at 101 Art Gallery’s recent Still There Is Life exhibition.

The traditional incorporation of memento mori in still life was alive and well (in its less than alive and well) sym...

June 4, 2019

‘Gathering Voices, the burgeoning of emerging artists’ opened at 101 Art Gallery May 25th. The show featured the work of four artists new to the gallery, Tyrel de Bique, Omar Jarra, Kriston Banfield and Christopher Ross Dick. Each artist brought bold artistic statement...

February 12, 2019

“I rell don’t need any art dealer or gallery to tell me about art nah. I know what I like, I know where I could get it, I know how much I should pay and dem dealers and galleries does hike up de price too much.”

I get it. I really do. You know art.

You spend the greater...

January 31, 2019

New artwork at the gallery comes in the form of fabric works from Alexander Guerrero. Portraits are crafted with material and stitch work is used for details to give the pieces a graphic finish. The pieces are Guerrero's 'Afrotino’ women, based on women close to him pe...

January 15, 2019

2018 saw the continuation of a movement of artists taking matters into their own hands. Markets and independently run exhibitions once again dominated the art calendar and artists opened their doors in more studio and home sales than in the past. This new approach to s...