To coincide with the first exhibition of work by Carol Rhodes at Alison Jacques Gallery, Sara Barker (artist), Oliver Basciano (editor-at-large, ArtReview) and Jennifer Higgie (editor-at-large, frieze) will discuss the artist's life and work in a virtual talk on Tuesday 18 May at 6pm BST.
Sara Barker is an artist based in Glasgow, UK. She has had recent solo exhibitions at Leeds Art Gallery (2020); Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, US (2020); Mary Mary, Glasgow (2017); The Approach, London (2017); and Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (2016); and has been included in group exhibitions at MOSTYN, Llandudno, Wales (2018); Victoria Miro, London (2018); Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh (2018); Tate St Ives (2018); Pallant House, Chichester (2018); and The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (2018). This year, she will be included in ‘Drink in the Beauty’, GoMA, Glasgow (June 2021), and ‘My Kid Could Have Done That’, Edge Arts Centre (July 2021); and will have a solo exhibition at The Approach, London (September 2021). Her current solo show at Cample Line, Scotland, is on view until 23 May.
Oliver Basciano is a writer based in São Paulo, Brazil, and London, UK. From 2010, he worked at ArtReview, becoming editor-at-large in 2019. His writing has appeared in the Guardian, the Daily Telegraph, the Times Literary Supplement, The Spectator and The National and he is a contributor to BBC Radio 4’s From Our Own Correspondent. In 2017 and 2019, he chaired the Artes Mundi Prize and, in 2018, he sat on the jury of the Turner Prize.
Jennifer Higgie is a writer based in London, UK. She is editor-at-large of frieze and the presenter of Bow Down, a podcast about women in art history. She is author and illustrator of the children’s book There’s Not One (2016), editor of The Artist’s Joke (2006) and author of the novel Bedlam (2006). Her new book, The Mirror and the Palette: 500 Years of Women’s Self-Portraits (2021), is published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson.