30 September 2009

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Blair Thurman

The Alexia Goethe Gallery is proud to present Blair Thurman’s first solo exhibition in London. Using the vocabulary of guns, motorcars and trailing highways his installations and neon works articulate a mythic individual freedom and dark subjectivity. Blair Thurman, a ‘Pop’ sensitive, and his work, a haphazard reclaiming of the ‘Look of Cool’. His method […]

28 September 2009

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Watercolours + Works on Paper Fair 2010

The only fair in the UK specialising in all types of art on paper, from every period.

27 September 2009

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Peroni Blue Ribbon Design Awards

Peroni Nastro Azzurro take over the ICA’s Nash and Brandon rooms to launch the first ever Peroni Blue Ribbon Design Awards with an exhibition of the winner and finalists from 30 September – 4 October. Peroni Nastro Azzurro and Alessi, have collaborated to launch the first ever Peroni Blue Ribbon Design Awards. The awards were created to […]

27 September 2009

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Fine 20th Century Design – 27 September 2009

This auction features selected works by the leading designers of the 20th Century. These include early Arts and Crafts pieces, such as a rare sideboard by C.F.A. Voysey (Estimate £20,000-30,000), to an important ‘Aux Nénuphars’ occasional table by the master of Art Nouveau, Louis Majorelle (Estimate £45,000-55,000) and the sleek modern lines of a leather […]

27 September 2009

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Rosalind Nashashibi

The ICA is pleased to present a solo exhibition by London-based artist Rosalind Nashashibi. This will be the most comprehensive presentation yet of her work, presenting 16mm films from the last four years alongside examples of her photographic output. The lower gallery has a trio of short, inter-connecting film works, including Eyeballing (2005) which juxtaposes […]

27 September 2009

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CONTEMPORARY ART AUCTION – 16 October 2009

The October sale of Contemporary Art features a carefully-curated range of exciting works by the foremost names in the Contemporary art world. With cutting-edge paintings and sculptures by leading international young artists, as well as classic works by established post-war European and American masters, the auction takes place during the exhilarating week of the Frieze […]

27 September 2009

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Allan Kaprow: YARD

New York, NY… By the late 1950s, American painter Allan Kaprow — formally trained in the era of Abstract Expressionism — began to view the action of Action Painting as far more important than painting itself. With the 1959 work 18 Happenings in 6 parts, a series of seemingly random but carefully choreographed activities executed […]

27 September 2009

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Enrico Castellani, Dan Flavin, Donald Judd and Günther Uecker

Showcasing works from 1964 to the present day this new exhibition explores the connections between four major artists: Enrico Castellani, Dan Flavin, Donald Judd and Günther Uecker. All four artists were born within six years of each other (1928-1933) and their practices offer an opportunity to compare the strong aesthetic influences, interests and objectives their […]

27 September 2009

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The Object of the Attack

The Object of the Attack is a series of footnotes and infiltrations parallel to the exhibition Sculpture of The Space Age at the Foundation. Deliberately reacting against a linear approach to interpretation, The Object of the Attack will work as an echo chamber to the main exhibition and raise multiple questions about art production and […]

27 September 2009

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3rd MOSCOW BIENNIAL OF CONTEMPORARY ART

Commissioned by Joseph Backstein, curated by Jean Hubert Martin. Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Moscow Government, State Museum and Exhibition Centre ROSIZO and Moscow Biennale Art Foundation present the Third Moscow Biennale of contemporary art. 16 September 2009 Biennale press-centre starts it’s work in Garage A press centre of the 3rd Moscow Biennale […]

27 September 2009

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SHOWStudio: Fashion Revolution

  A major exhibition staged at London’s Somerset House in Autumn 2009, SHOWstudio: Fashion Revolution is a retrospective of nine years of online innovation, invention and creation. Based around the themes of ‘Process’, ‘Performance’ and ‘Participation’, the exhibition showcases over twenty projects from SHOWstudio’s archives alongside unique new films, artworks and live fashion shoots and […]

27 September 2009

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Matthew Brannon: Nevertheless

sculpture and prints by the New York artist, based on the idea of a transatlantic sea voyage. The Approach is pleased to present Matthew Brannon’s debut solo show in London. Nevertheless consists of a large sculpture representing a theatre set in a roped-off section of the gallery, a small sculpture of a bookshelf and book, […]

27 September 2009

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Richard Tuttle L’nger than Life

Stuart Shave is honoured to announce ‘L’nger than Life’ an exhibition with the acclaimed American artist Richard Tuttle. This will be Tuttle’s first solo show in London in 13 years, following the 1996 exhibition ‘Grey Walls Work’ at Camden Arts Centre. Throughout his career, which spans four decades, Tuttle is widely recognised as one 0f […]

27 September 2009

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20th Century Italian Art – 16 October 2009

Further highlights include Emilio Vedova’s Per La Spagna (1962), one of the most resolved exemplars of the artist’s celebrated Sotheby’s sale of 20th Century Italian Art promises to be one of the most exciting events on the auction calendar this October. Among the highlights of this year’s sale are Interno con frutta, a remarkable work […]

24 September 2009

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Damien Hirst  No Love Lost: Blue Paintings The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection is pleased to announce an exhibition of 25 new paintings by Damien Hirst including two triptychs, being shown in the UK for the first time. ‘No Love Lost: Blue Paintings by Damien Hirst’ marks the artist’s return to the solitary practice of painting. Created between 2006 and 2008, these paintings represent a […]

18 September 2009

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Boo Ritson: Back-Roads Journeys

  Part 1: The Diner at Alan Cristea Gallery Part 2: The Gas Station at Poppy Sebire Scenes of small-town America come to life in Back-Roads Journeys, an exhibition of new work across two venues by British artist Boo Ritson at Alan Cristea Gallery and Poppy Sebire from 13 October. Back-Roads Journeys begins in ‘The […]

18 September 2009

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Origin – The London Craft Fair 2009

Find what you love, love what you find Origin is the place for anyone interested in contemporary craft. See, buy or even commission something unique directly from 300 of the finest makers. Taking place within the Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court within a specially designed pavilion, established makers and new talent will showcase their work under one […]

17 September 2009

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Gustav Metzger

The Serpentine Gallery presents a major survey of work from six decades by the influential artist and activist Gustav Metzger, 29 September – 8 November 2009. Metzger’s practice represents a life-long involvement in left-wing politics, ecology and the creative and destructive powers of twentieth and twenty-first century industrialised societies. This will be the first time […]

15 September 2009

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Keith Tyson: Cloud Choreography and Other Emergent Systems

 Keith Tyson’s work can be seen as an ongoing investigation into the question of how and why things come into being. Many of them investigate the physical forms and systems found within the natural world; others examine the effects of mankind on the environment, and the ensuing man-made forms and systems. In other works, Tyson […]

13 September 2009

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Design – 15 October 2009

 The Design department at Phillips de Pury & Company offers functional works by pioneering designers, manufacturers, and ateliers from the 20th and 21st Centuries as well as conceptual form-driven contemporary design.  

13 September 2009

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Vision 21 – 21 October 2009

The next Vision 21 sale of Post-War and contemporary paintings, prints, photographs, sculptures and modern design furniture will be held on 21 October and include a broad range of work by some of the top names in 20th Century art and design. Typical auction entries include works by Ron Arad, Diane Arbus, Arman, Alighiero Boetti, […]

13 September 2009

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Tent London 2009

  Content is the very heart of Tent London, where up-and-coming designers and established companies receive exposure to both trade and consumer markets. It is a multi-disciplinary show with a rich mix of furniture, lighting, digital media, ceramics and textiles, materials and accessories. Whether you’re a manufacturer, a collective or an individual, Content caters for […]

11 September 2009

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Barbara Kruger

Barbara Kruger (born 1945) is an American conceptual artist represented by Sprüth Magers Berlin London.Much of Kruger’s graphic work consists of black-and-white photographs with overlaid captions set in white-on-red Futura Bold Oblique. The phrases included in her work are usually declarative, and make common use of such pronouns as “you”, “I”, “we”, and “they”. The […]

11 September 2009

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Pop Life: Art in a Material World : Group show

Expect to be dazzled. Pop Life: Art in a Material World will explore the ways in which artists since the 1980s have created their own ‘brands’ and engaged in self-promotion. Including work by Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Richard Prince, David Hammons, Martin Kippenberger and more.”Good business is the best art” – Andy WarholFrom […]

11 September 2009

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Robert Mangold

This is Mangold’s eighth exhibition at the Lisson Gallery . His first show was in 1973, Robert Mangold presents a selection of new paintings and works on paper made this year. Robert Mangold is one of the most pre-eminent artists of his generation. Since the 1960s he has developed an artistic vocabulary derived from the […]

10 September 2009

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The Who: In the Beginning

London’s most explosive rock band The Who will be profiled in an exhibition shot by internationally renownedphotographer Colin Jones. With a seasoned ability to capture the raw essence of a moment, Jones’ work payshomage to the pioneering troupe with revealing precision.Marking 45 years since The Who’s formation, and a decade since their seminal “My Generation” […]

9 September 2009

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Pete and Repeat

176 is pleased to announce Pete and Repeat, an exhibition drawn entirely from the Zabludowicz Collection, featuring works by 35 artists from 15 countries who use strategies of repetition. Whether by irresistibly returning to a subject or theme, remaking a canonical work of art, serialising a formal element or demonstrating persistent patterns of behaviour, the […]

7 September 2009

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Paul Newman: Remembering Paul Newman

Proud Camden South Gallery presents Remembering Paul Newman, an exploration of the life and times of the legendary figure as seen through the camera of veteran Hollywood producer-turned-photographer Leo Fuchs.   One year on from Newman’s death, this exhibition charts his myriad of career paths, from film acting and directing to political activism, philanthropy to […]

5 September 2009

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Head-Wig: Selected By Paulina Olowska

Polish artist, Paulina Olowska, has brought together a number of works by international artists which can be related by a common theme, what she has termed ‘perceptual ambiguity’.Most of the selected artworks operate within the genre of portraiture either specifically or ambiguously and include paintings by Jarosaw Bau, Jakub Julian Ziókowski and Simon Ling and […]

4 September 2009

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Damien Hirst

Damien Hirst’s wide-ranging practice – installations, sculpture, painting and drawing – has sought to challenge the boundaries between art, science and popular culture. His energy and inventiveness, and his consistently visceral, visually arresting work, has made him a leading artist of his generation.

4 September 2009

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Anselm Kiefer

    Over the past four decades, Anselm Kiefer has produced a diverse body of work in painting, sculpture and installation that has made him among the most important artists of his generation. Kiefer studied with Joseph Beuys in the early 1970s, but soon began to develop his own, deliberately indigenous set of subjects and […]

4 September 2009

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Zhang Huan: Zhu Gangqiang

An exploration of memory, spirituality and hope through themiraculous survival of a pig is being conducted at London’s WhiteCube by Chinese performance and visual artist Zhang Huan. The show isbased around one of the greatest natural disasters to hit China inrecent memory. In May 2008, an earthquake reaching magnitude of 8 onthe Richter Scale killed […]