17 January 2010

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Tate Britain Duveens Commission 2010

In summer 2010, Tate Britain will unveil a new installation by a contemporary artist – the latest in the annual series of the Tate Britain Duveens Commissions. The chosen artist will create a large-scale, site-specific work for the Duveen Galleries, following in the footsteps of other prominent British artists including Mona Hatoum, Anya Gallaccio, Michael […]

17 January 2010

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British Comic Art

This groundbreaking exhibition uses visual art to explore the role of humour in British culture over the centuries. Tackling key themes such as morality, politics and the absurd, the show will feature works by classic caricaturists from William Hogarth, James Gillray and George Cruikshank, to David Low, Gerald Scarfe and Steve Bell. It will also […]

17 January 2010

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Chris Ofili

Chris Ofili’s intensely coloured and intricately ornamented paintings are on show at Tate Britain in a major survey of the artist’s career that brings together over 45 paintings, as well as pencil drawings and watercolours from the mid 1990s to today. One of the most acclaimed British painters of his generation, Ofili won the Turner […]

17 January 2010

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FIAC 2010 Paris 2010

FIAC 2010 (October 21st – 24th) will take place at the Grand Palais,  the Cour Carrée du Louvre and in the Tuileries’s garden

17 January 2010

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Shanghai Art Fair 2010

     Shanghai Art Fair, as the most international domestic and Asian trade art exhibition with long history, will begrandly held from Sept.9-13 at ShanghaiMART, continuing the scale as before, presenting domestic and overseas collectors a gorgeous art event in Shanghai as well.      Shanghai, locates on the window of foreign trade with its unique historical and […]

17 January 2010

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ART COLOGNE 2010

The 44th ART COLOGNE will take place April 21-25, 2010. The last edition of the ART COLOGNE proved able to meet the challenges of the new economy by physical consolidation, conceptual expansion and easy access to the cultural riches of the Rhineland. The 44th Internationaler Kunstmarkt will build on this model. Located again in Levels 1 and 2 of Hall […]

15 January 2010

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Life Vividly Lived

Group show of Inishturkbeg residency artist 2009 Featuring works by Nicola Hicks, Scarlett Hooft Graafland, Kay Harwood, Shoichi Sakurai, Peter Jaques, Laura Brennan and Darren Edwards (image – Scarlett Hooft Graafland)

15 January 2010

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Lecture: Beneath the Skin: A Personal Insight into Life Modelling

Zoe Simon speaks about her experiences as a life model

13 January 2010

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Artists’ Haven Group Exhibition

see the art of: Preston Purser, Sara J. Chambers, Jean Dortch, Nino Korinteli, Arthur Marcus, Melanie Prapopouloss, Anthony Scime, Yoju

13 January 2010

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SLC Gallery Stroll

Current works by Preston Purser on exhibit Gallery Stroll January 15, 6-9 p.m.

10 January 2010

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Pause and Eject 2

PAUSE AND EJECT 2A show by Goldsmiths MFA students 26th – 28th January 2010 Shoreditch Townhall 380 Old Street, London EC1V 9LT opening hours: 12-6 daily Closing party:Thursday 28th January 20106pm – 9pm followed by afterparty at The Macbeth Live work/performances:Tuesday 26th January 20106pm – 8pm Dror Al Kuwaity / Maria Jose Argenzio / Nicole […]

8 January 2010

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Tim Etchells – Preview

Preview of Tim Etchells’ first solo exhibition in a London public gallery, showing work previously unseen in the UK. Gasworks presents the video ‘Art Flavours’ and the text piece ‘City Changes’ (both 2008). The exhibition continues 5 Feb – 28 Mar, Weds-Sun, 12-6pm.

8 January 2010

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Tim Etchells

Gasworks presents the video ‘Art Flavours’ and the text piece ‘City Changes’ (both 2008). This is Tim Etchells’ first solo exhibition in a London public gallery, showing work previously unseen in the UK. ‘Art Flavours’ reflects Etchells’ interest in the encounter between different discourses and cultural frames, exploring the potential for communication and miscommunication between […]

7 January 2010

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C.A.Halpin Inside The Outside World

The Outside World is pleased to present… ‘C.A.Halpin Inside The Outside World’, a retrospective show of paintings, drawings, sculptures and photographs.  The show mounted by artist/curator and inspiration for The Outside World.   The show covers a period stretching over the past thirty years and represents the differing themes and forms that her work has […]

7 January 2010

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Memories, Dreams, Reflections

54 The Gallery launches the first solo exhibition by London based artist, Alice Boyle, with over 30 new collage works.   Alice Boyle has chosen to concentrate on her artistic practice having co-directed, ‘The Graffiti Project’, on Kelburn Castle, studied Interior Architecture and worked in various art and design environments. Alice states, ‘I’m going from […]

6 January 2010

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Post

For the forthcoming exhibition at TROVE this January 2010, curator Charlie Levine and artist Hayley Lock have invited friends and acquaintances from the social network facebook to partake in a Christmas card/collage exchange. All works posted through the physical and therefore traditional routes are to be traditionally displayed together in plan chests at TROVE. The […]

6 January 2010

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Stay Lucky!

Centre for Recent Drawing presents Stay Lucky, curated by artist Paul Kindersley as part of the C4RD Moot series, featuring artists Maxime Angel, Matthew de Kersaint Giraudeau, Paul Kindersley, Patricia Lennox-Boyd, Neil McNally and Daniel Munro. Object, prop and artefact function as incident and trace, these artists weave a chaotic web of threads implicating both […]

5 January 2010

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ORDINARY-LIGHT PHOTOGRAPHY LONDON ART FAIR DOOMSDAY MACHINE

Doomsday Machine In the quest for scientific inquiry, photography stands notably alone in its pursuit for literal translations of man’s noble capacity for technological ingenuity. The medium itself is not always the purest form of truth, but it does often stand to make objective reason of humankind’s development. On ocasssion, the technological advances documented are […]

2 January 2010

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RCA Student Work in Progress Show

Work in progress exhibition by students from the following courses: Architecture, Design Interactions, Innovation Design Engineering, Vehicle Design, Printmaking and Animation.

2 January 2010

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Whitney Biennial 2010

The Whitney Museum has paired Francesco Bonami, 53, a seasoned Italian-born curator with an international reputation, and Gary Carrion-Murayari, 28, a homegrown senior curatorial assistant. Mr. Bonami will serve as curator for the Biennial, with Mr. Carrion-Murayari acting as associate curator. The artists include: David Adamo Richard Aldrich Michael Asher Tauba Auerbach Nina Berman Huma […]

18 December 2009

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‘Do You Remember Olive Morris’: Closing Event and Launch of Publication

A poetry slam alongside other music and spoken word performances to mark the launch of the publication ‘Do you remember Olive Morris?‘ and the close of the exhibition.

16 December 2009

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Ralph Dorey and Jonathan Lewis

Private View: Wednesday 20th January 2010 Exhibition dates:21-31 January 2010Opening times: Thursday-Sunday 12-6pmArtists’ talk: 2pm, Saturday 30th January Curated by Patrick Michalopoulos and Ismail Erbil Schwartz Gallery presents the work of Ralph Dorey and Jonathan Lewis as part of its new series of two-person shows for 2010 questioning exhibition-making practice. The programme aims to create […]

14 December 2009

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Surya Buck / Henrik Potter

To show the works of two artists who work on or around the image and its derivatives. To not display two dimensional work on the wall from conventional view points.  Both artists create series. They make not finished pieces but moments of rest between one trial and the next. Each trial an agreement to investigate […]

13 December 2009

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It’s the Thought That Counts

A gallery of gifts made from upcycled products including Dove Mobile

12 December 2009

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Russian, Eastern & Oriental Fine Art Fair 2010

The Russian, Eastern & Oriental Fine Art Fair is the first event of its kind devoted entirely to fine art from the East. From contemporary paintings to Byzantine icons and Oriental antiques, the Fair unites dealers and collectors from across the world with a stunning array of the finest works produced by craftsmen and artists over the last millennium. […]

10 December 2009

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The Arts Gallery final show: Mark Ballard The All of Everything, Art Will Eat Itself

The Arts Gallery at 65 Davies Street a space run by The University of the Arts London and has over the years featured the likes of Martin Creed, Peter Doig, Tom Hunter, John Keane, Poppy de Villeneuve, Gavin Turk, Peter Blake, Annie Kevans and Sarah Lucas is about to close due to commercial devolpment.The final […]

8 December 2009

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London Art Fair 2010

Established in 1988, London Art Fair is the first important UK art event of 2010.  The fair presents museum-quality Modern British and Contemporary art, bringing together the work of established artists and emerging talent. The Art Projects section is always watched and this year it looks to be an interesting assortment of new work by […]

8 December 2009

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GHost

A night of artist films, performances and moving image interventions to celebrate the darkest days of the season and to welcome in the ghosts that inhabit them. With moving image installations around the foyer and belfry and a screening of artist films on a movie-sized screen in the nave. Plus, as a finale a screening […]

7 December 2009

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MARK WOODS TO HAVE TO HOLD

Possession, obsession, peep holes and dark places – an installation as dark and as seductive as the precious fetish objects created by Mark.Housed in a black rubber box and underscored by Billy Cowie’s music and Deborah Levy’s libretto.

7 December 2009

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Tatsuo Miyajima

Miyajima originally trained as a painter in Tokyo, where he was born in 1957, but soon abandoned painting for performance art. He eventually rejected that, too, feeling it was too ephemeral, and finally settled on light installations in the late 1980s. He still draws on his experiments with painting and performance — the LEDs are […]

7 December 2009

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GSK Contemporary Earth: Art of a changing world

GSK Contemporary, Earth: Art of a changing world is the second annual contemporary art season at 6 Burlington Gardens. The exhibition presents new and recent work from more than 30 leading international contemporary artists, including commissions and new works from the best emerging talent.”This second year of GSK Contemporary is an important collaboration between GlaxoSmithKline […]

7 December 2009

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To be a coward – Andrew McDonald – solo exhibition

To be a coward’ is Andrew McDonald’s second solo exhibition of new work at The International 3. It will take the form of an installation comprising of new drawings and sculpture.  The sculpture, made from hand welded steel, springs, tension wire and blades, is described by McDonald as a 3 dimensional diagram of an emotional […]