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Lola Loves… The Delicate Illustrations of Babeth Lafon

Babeth Lafon's illustrations feel French. The pastel blues are reminiscent of the periwinkle shade found all over the south of France. The still lifes, accoutrements of women impossibly glamorous; leave it to the French to give even drafting paper their je ne sais quoi. Even her branded perfume bottles, already works of art in their…

Lola Loves… The Secret History of Plants

Have you ever felt like your vegetables were not to be trusted? Cast a baleful eye at your pile of peas and wondered if you saw them glare back? If so, you might see something strangely sinister about the Angolan born (now London based) artist Alida Rodrigues' produce themed portraits. These hapless Victorian men and…

Lola Loves… Merve Özaslan “Natural Act”

Connectivity between humans and nature seems so foreign in today’s industrial society. Merve Özaslan is bringing back this long lost connection through beautifully edited photography. Superimposing colourful nature scenes with black and white city scenes, these photos call into question whether humanity is taking the beauty of nature for granted. Özaslan perfectly describes her intent…

Lola Loves… Clare Celeste Börsch’s Whimsical Floral Collage

Flowers go with everything. This appears to be Clare Celeste Börsch's motto when it comes to her collages, and you'd be hard-pressed to disagree. Börsch delightfully incorporates both the ordinary (birds, branches, and butterflies) and the unusual (water-skiers, hot-tubbers, stray hands) in her offbeat compilations. Born in Thailand, Börsch has lived in 5 different countries…

Lola Loves… Jose Romussi “Dance”

In celebration of International Dance Day, we ask: if dance is an artform, then is dance as a subject in visual art self-referential? Born in Chile but based in Berlin, Jose Romussi grew up with an artistic mother, but didn't seriously pursue art until his early thirties. In his "Dance" series, Romussi emphasizes the lines…

Lola Loves… Rad American Women A-Z

A is for apple, B is for ball, C is for cat... When was the last time you actually learned something from an alphabet book? Well, writer Kate Schatz and illustrator Miriam Klein Stahl want to change that. Rad American Women A-Z published by City Lights contains the names and biographies of 25 world-changers, that,…