Subject Matter Art


Subject Matter Loves : Postcards Home

Designer Focus - Ma from Safomasi

Ma, from the Safomasi design team


One of the most delightful and invigorating aspects of our work is connecting with other creative start-ups that share our business values and are also like-minded female entrepreneurs.
Postcards Home is an online store selling beautiful pieces for your home, sourced from around the world. We spoke with Lucy Coleman, a fellow female founder, and believe us when we say that her enthusiasm and wholeheartedness are contagious!


Subject Matter February Talks: 1- Becoming an Art Collector



Let this be your New Year’s resolution – to start buying art! You don’t have to be rich to be an art collector, you just need passion and a curious spirit.



Subject Matter believes: The Women’s  March on London


Image credit @xantheb via Instagram

On Saturday 21st of January we took part in one of the greatest manifestations ever of freedom, of love, of passion, of feminism.



Subject Matter loves : Oliver Schwarzwald’s One Euro Sculpture



One Euro Sculptures is an incredible project to raise money for good causes by our artist Oliver Schwarzwald. 



Subject Matter believes: Three good reasons why for artists *money* is not a dirty word




The stereotype of the artist working solely for the love of his craft, existing on nothing but air, and living in rooms they cannot afford to heat has perpetuated for many decades. (more…)


Subject matter in conversation with our artist Cat Vinton (part 2)






Subject Matter reads: Female artists now in their 70s, 80s and 90s that we should have known about decades ago


Agnes Denes , Wheatfield – A Confrontation: Battery Park Landfill, Downtown Manhattan


Can you recognise those moments when, for the first time, you identify with an icon? When a central figure in art history is truly central? When there is actually a reason to call someone a game-changer?



Subject Matter in conversation with our artist Cat Vinton (part 1)


Hannah running in the snow



SUBJECT MATTER READS: Artsy’s editorial : Why Photography Is Finally Having a Boom in Asia

Daido Moriyama, Color, 1970 circa. Courtesy of Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milano


We tell ourselves that scouring the net for the latest art news is not only fun but also very productive. This certainly rings true when an unexpected article tell us that our industry is picking up in our favourite region!



Subject Matter visits: Galleria Tre Oci, Venice

CHINA. Beijing. 1989.

Rene Burri. CHINA. Beijing. 1989.

Visiting exhibitions and other galleries when we travel is a source of great inspiration for the Subject Matter team and our most recent trip to the Galleria Tre Oci in Venice was truly exciting. The gallery was showing the work of René Burri and Ferdinando Scianna; both members of the prestigious Magnum photographic agency.  (more…)