Kitty Jackson

Kitty Jackson, UK (senior writer)
Kitty Jackson has worked as an arts journalist and writer for more than 10 years. She began her career as an Editorial Assistant at WhatsOnStage.com before moving to IdeasTap to become Assistant Editor. After four years Kitty moved towards digital content and began working with leading PR firm PHA Media, helping them to establish a digital department before moving to iProspect, where she was embedded within the digital content team creating content for leading brands including The Body Shop, Thomas Cook and British Gas. Kitty is now excited to return to the world of arts journalism at ArtDependence.

Articles (35)

Interview with Lynn Davis - 'It's My Journey, But You Can Go There Too'
Article date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Interview with Lynn Davis - 'It's My Journey, But You Can Go There Too'

American photographer Lynn Davis is best known for her large-scale photographs in black and white. She staged her first exhibition at the International Center of Photography in New York City in 1979 alongside Robert Mapplethorpe, a long time friend. After a life changing trip to Greenland in 1986, she shifted her focus towards landscape work and away from the human form.

David Hockney’s Childhood Home Sells to Private Owners
Article date: Wednesday, November 28, 2018

David Hockney’s Childhood Home Sells to Private Owners

David Hockney’s childhood home in the British city of Bradford has gone on the market and sold to private owners for an estimated sum of £140,000 (around $178,000). Hockney became the world’s most expensive living artist after his painting Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) sold for $90m at an auction at Christies in New York.

Symbolism in Art: Jeff Koons’ Balloon Dogs
Article date: Thursday, May 31, 2018

Symbolism in Art: Jeff Koons’ Balloon Dogs

Jeff Koons’ reproduction balloon animals are amongst some of his most recognisable pieces. Usually rendered in a mirror-finished stainless steel in a variety of colours, the works reflect an element of childhood play and disposable culture but in a definitive, substantial form.

Warhol’s Interview Magazine Closes After 50 Years
Article date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Warhol’s Interview Magazine Closes After 50 Years

Andy Warhol’s legendary fashion and art publication, Interview Magazine, will close its doors after 50 years as a beacon of New York pop and fashion culture. The magazine was founded by Warhol in 1969 and has been covering cutting edge lifestyle movements ever since.

Diversity in the Arts: Why Are the Working Classes Still Underrepresented?
Article date: Monday, May 7, 2018

Diversity in the Arts: Why Are the Working Classes Still Underrepresented?

A new report, published in the UK on April 16th, claims that the working class are still dramatically under-represented in most areas of the arts including film, broadcast, publishing and performance.

Symbolism in Art: Tracey Emin’s Beds
Article date: Saturday, May 5, 2018

Symbolism in Art: Tracey Emin’s Beds

Contemporary English artist Tracey Emin (born 1963) is known for producing work that includes raw autobiography and elements of confession art. She uses a combination of found items, photography, film, sculpture and painting.

Joel Silver Becomes Second Art Investor to Accuse Jeff Koons Gallery
Article date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Joel Silver Becomes Second Art Investor to Accuse Jeff Koons Gallery

Following a report in April that Jeff Koons and the New York Gagosian Gallery were facing legal action over non-delivery of works, a second, almost identical lawsuit has been filed by Die Hard and Matrix Producer Joel Silver.

Anselm Kiefer: Symbolism of the Forest
Article date: Thursday, April 5, 2018

Anselm Kiefer: Symbolism of the Forest

“Germans want to forget [the past] and start a new thing all the time, but only by going into the past can you go into the future.” Anselm Kiefer.

84 Male Figures, Poised to Jump from London Rooftop
Article date: Thursday, March 29, 2018

84 Male Figures, Poised to Jump from London Rooftop

On Monday March 26th, Londoners woke up to the haunting site of 84 life-sized sculptures of adult men, perching precariously on the edge of a rooftop on the cities South Bank Promenade.

Symbolism in Art: Malevich’s Black Cross
Article date: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Symbolism in Art: Malevich’s Black Cross

A Russian painter and Philosopher, Malevich is credited as the founder of the Suprematist movement, an avant-garde movement that has had a significant and lasting impact on modern art.

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