(X=Y) Art & Design Magazine



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    Painter Won Seok Chang

    Painter Won Seok Chang is a South Korean artist living in Philadelphia. This recently graduated artist makes his work as if falling into a trance; the images…

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    Portfolio: Marijn van der Leeuw

    At the graduation show of the Royal Academy of Art at The Hague we saw the work of Marijn van der Leeuw. It was one of the better projects…

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    Banksy shredded after £1m auction sale

    Banksy has played a prank on the art world at an auction of Sotheby’s on October 5th. After his best-known work Girl with a Balloon was sold for just…

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    Documentary: The Next Big Thing

    The Dutch documentary The Next Big Thing was made by Frank van den Engel. It asks the question what the power is of contemporary art…

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    Ryoji Ikeda @ Eye Filmmuseum

    Visual Artist Ryoji Ikeda will exhibit his work at the Eye Filmmuseum in Amsterdam. Ikeda is a key figure in the world of electronic music and is famed for...

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    Graduate Alexander van Bakel

    The work of Alexander van Bakel caught our eye at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie graduation show. He makes beautiful images that have an architectural…

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    Job Bos – ‘of least resistance’

    We saw the work of art graduate Job Bos at the Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam and were immediately intrigued by it. His art has a temporary…

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    ‘Freedom is Recognized Necessity’ @ Stedelijk

    At the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam the exhibition ‘Freedom is Recognized Necessity’ highlights a special aspect of the museum’s collection…

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    The paintings of Mircea Teleagă

    Painter Mircea Teleagă was born in 1989 in Radauti, Romania. His paintings depict relatable forms and architectural tropes where the absence of…