Platform, London Art Fair, interviews with the artists

January 19, 2021

Candida Stevens presents three artists who look at history. Katharine Le Hardy explores the cultural heritage of play, recording the most universally enduring childhood games, demonstrating the elemental importance and significance of togetherness. Anthony Stevens, a self-taught artist influenced by Buddhism makes several works inspired by Tibetan Prayer Flags shining a spotlight on the larger cycles of time. Cecilia Charlton explores the history of stitch, working within the lineage of embroidery and needlepoint which extends from prehistory to present-day, often incorporating gold leaf in acknowledgement of the Renaissance and its significance.