27 November 2009

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Do You Remember Olive Morris?

Do you remember Olive Morris?, the new exhibition at Gasworks, uncovers the largely untold history of Brixton-based activist Olive Morris (1952-1979). Developed by artist Ana Laura Lopez de la Torre, this exhibition is a culmination of three years of community-led research inspired by this remarkable figure in South London‘s recent history. The exhibition serves as […]

26 November 2009

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in clean air we fly

Gillett Square is proud to present its latest art commission in clean air we fly by sound artist Kaffe Matthews, curated by Alice Sharp of the Invisible Dust series, an art venture which together with artists and scientists promotes environmental awareness. Its inaugural project in clean air we fly is an electronic symphony involving Atmospheric Chemist […]

25 November 2009

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DOMESTIC GODS AND MUSHROOMS HEROES CHRISTINA MITRENTSE SOLO SHOW

Opening party 6.00pm -11pm 3d December 09 at Hackney Empire Marie Lloyd Bar Guest Live Performance by Stained Glassed Heroes D J appearance by Prima Volta and performance by Duncan Ward   Christina Mitrentse investigates the esoteric qualities of myth through possessing a dexterity of techniques, including painting, handcrafted sculpture, drawing, installation and conceptual appropriation. […]

23 November 2009

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IN PILLS WE TRUST: Stephen j Shanabrook

An American artist based out of New York and Moscow, Stephen j Shanabrook will present new works at Orel Art UK which examine the disturbing space between painful and sweet, death and beauty. One of the primary themes will be the exploration of addiction, the way its soft seductive whisper turns into the heaviness of […]

23 November 2009

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Christmas Market

For one weekend and one weekend only Guest Projects Christmas Market is open for business. Offering the chance to buy art and design under £500 from local artists, Guest Projects Christmas Market is the place for all your Christmas present solutions. This Christmas, forget socks, forget smellies and put art in your shopping cart! 

22 November 2009

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Art Basel Miami Beach 2009

Art Basel Miami Beach takes place December 3 – 6, 2009. British Galleries Exhibiting at Art Basel Miami. Click on link to gallery to see lists of artists.An exclusive selection of more than 250 leading art galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa will exhibit 20th and 21st century artworks by over 2,000 […]

20 November 2009

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EXILE

Solo exhibition by USA-based Irish artist Shay Culligan at the Toradh Gallery in Ashbourne, Ireland. Shay’s current medium is serigraphy on canvas.

20 November 2009

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Celestial Contackt at Schwartz gallery

Curated by Christina Mitrentse and Jonas Ranson  Dominic Allan . Nikos Alexiou . Alex Bunn . Andrew Hladky . Bern Roche Farrelly .Stine Ljungdalh . Christina Mitrentse . Jonas Ranson . Lee Wagstaff . Marc Wayland The exhibition Celestial Contrakt navigates through the terrain of the ‘celestial and ‘ethereal’ in an attempt to offer different […]

19 November 2009

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ART CONTEST MAPHIART 2010

The art competition MaphiArt 2010, the first step in creating the future International Mafia Museum, was created with the intention of telling the Mafia, the historical social phenomenon but also a strong current in many countries, through various forms of expression through art and historical documentation . Also was created to highlight the transformation of […]

19 November 2009

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Gerry Judah BABYLON

Gerry Judah’s abstract paintings of bombed-out buildings capture the terrible price of modern warfare, from Baghdad to BelgradeRuins hide things.  Not just the memory of what they were, but the memories they still contain.  For years after the Lebanese civil war ended, I would prowl the ruins of downtown Beirut – as a journalist, of […]

18 November 2009

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Howard de Walden Art Prize

50 invited artists including David Anthony Hall compete to depict an area of the parish of Marylebone. The Howard de Walden Estate has generously donated the prize fund, which is £4,000 for first prize, £2,000 for the second prize and £1,000 for third.

18 November 2009

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Christmas Exhibition Four Square Fine Art

A Mixed Exhibition of many of the artists we represent  including David Anthony Hall in a central London location, one of the main art streets in Europe. Opening on Tuesday 24th November until Saturday 28th November. Look at our website for more details of location and opening times.

18 November 2009

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Paris photo

  Paris Photo, the world’s leading event for photography, presents a panoramic overview of photographic expression spanning the 19th century to the present day. – 89 galleries and 13 publishers from 23 countries – 31 first-time exhibitors – Seven new countries will be represented (Iran, Lebanon, Morocco, Portugal, Russia, Tunisia , UAE) – 75% of […]

16 November 2009

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Follow you art! – 20 November 2009

Art Auction at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, London W1 on Friday 20th November.  Featuring some of the most notable figures on the contemporary art scene, the auction has the full support of Sotheby’s and will be hosted by one of their top auctioneers.                                                                                                                 Highly renowned contemporary artists and cutting edge new faces […]

16 November 2009

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16 November 2009

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BEAT TAKESHI KITANO: GOSSE DE PEINTRE

The Cartier Foundation in Paris has invited Japanese film director and actor Takeshi Kitano to transform the entire exhibition space of Jean Nouvel’s glass building with his works of art. Painting is a recurrent theme in Kitano’s films and GOSSE DE PEINTRE will be his first showing as an artist in Europe. Kitano will create […]

16 November 2009

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Letter from the Island: Necrorealism

Cementing its reputation as one of London’s most innovative galleries, Orel Art UK breaks new ground with the first ever exhibition of Necrorealist art in Britain, one of most radical underground movements in recent Russian history. With major shows devoted to Necrorealism coming up at the State Russian Museum in St Petersburg and the Moscow […]

14 November 2009

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Tom Wood and Padraig Timoney

Preview 19 November 6-8pm

13 November 2009

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LAST CALL – A DRINKING WALK

LAST CALL FOR THE RETCHING SLURRING BEATIFIC BODY. AN ELEGAIC LAST HURRAH FOR THE STUMBLING CARNIVAL; THE PAVEMENT TALKERS, BUS STOP PREACHERS AND THOSE WHO HOWL AT TRAFFIC. MEAT WAGONS AT 8:00 AM NO SIRENS NO PACK DRILL JUST DULL THUD OF CARCASSES AND THE SLOW TRICKLE OF AUTHORISED POISONS RECENTLY UNAUTHORISED, POURED AWAY. PLEASE […]

13 November 2009

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AND I HALF TURN TO GO

NO SHELTER FOR ART. TURN BACK THE TIDE OF ART THAT IS MAKING THIS CITY UNINHABITABLE FOR THOSE WHO CANNOT AFFORD A POSTCODE: PATRONISED BY INANE PUBLIC ART, COERCED BY PARTICIPATORY ART, BORED BY BANAL ARCHIVES OF OTHER PEOPLES’ HISTORY, CELEBRATED AS “DIVERSE” AND THEN SHOVELLED OFF THE STREET. . Transport: 15-20 minutes walk from […]

12 November 2009

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Robert Kusmirowski: Bunker

Polish artist Robert Kusmirowski transforms the gallery into a World War Two-era bunker. Encounter mysterious rooms, forgotten objects and dark tunnels as you are transported to another time and place in this highly atmospheric installation.

12 November 2009

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Jill Magid Authority to Remove

Authority to Remove marks the final chapter of American artist Jill Magid’s long involvement with the Dutch secret service, the AIVD. In 2005, she was commissioned by the AIVD (De Algemene Inlichtingen en Veiligheidsdienst) to create an artwork for their new headquarters. This unlikely-seeming invitation came about as the result of a stipulation under Dutch […]

12 November 2009

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Miroslaw Balka – The Unilever Series

Miroslaw Balka’s box of darkness is disturbing in its historical echoes but beautiful as well. The TimesMiroslaw Balka’s black hole at Tate Modern is terrifying, awe-inspiring and throught-provoking. It embraces you with a velvet chill. The Guardian The latest commission in The Unilever Series How It Is by Polish artist Miroslaw Balka is a giant […]

12 November 2009

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Shake It: An Instant History of the Polaroid Pump House Gallery

Photo: Lucas Samaras 1976 Shake It: An Instant History of the Polaroid Nobuyoshi Araki , Rut Blees Luxemburg , Guy Bourdin , Tim Braden, Roe Ethridge , Walker Evans, Richard Hamilton, David Hockney, André Kertész , John Latham, Robert Mapplethorpe, Jonathan Monk, Lisa Oppenheim , Lucas Samaras , Michael Snow, Juergen Teller , Andy Warhol, […]

12 November 2009

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Robert Crumb

Drawings by the underground, counter-culture artist, ROBERT CRUMB UNCOVERED27th of October 2009Robert Crumb, otherwise known as R. Crumb, is one of the leading figures of the 1966/ 67  underground comic movement.  Philadelphia-born Crumb exploded onto the scene in the late 60’s, heralding a renaissance of underground sex and drug comics.  His LSD-inspired characters Fritz the […]

12 November 2009

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Duncan Campbell

For his first major solo public exhibition in London, Chisenhale Gallery premieres a new film by Glasgow-based artist Duncan Campbell, co-commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery; Film and Video Umbrella; Tramway, Glasgow and The Model, Sligo. Make it new John (2009) tells the story of the DeLorean car, its creator John DeLorean and the workers of the […]

12 November 2009

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Harriet Bell ‘The Kellys and the O’Kellys. There’

‘The Kellys and the O’Kellys. There.’ Is the latest solo exhibition by Harriet Bell taking place at Millennium in St. Ives from 21st November until 14th December. Bell is an elusive artist who is often refreshingly difficult to pin down; stating, “If the work speaks, does the artist need to? If the artist speaks, does […]

12 November 2009

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RCA Secret 2009

THE EXHIBITION RCA Secret is an annual exhibition and sale of original postcard-sized art, made by professional artists, designers and illustrators, plus the Royal College of Art’s current postgraduate students. This year’s exhibition of over 2,000 pieces includes work by the renowned artists Gerhard Richter, Bill Viola, Julian Opie and Grayson Perry. Open at the […]

12 November 2009

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PULSE Miami 2009

The annual international art fair returns to Miami this year in a new venue.   The fair is held annually in New York and Miami, PULSE is an art fair dedicated solely to contemporary art. In 2009 the Miami incarnation moves to a new home, at The Ice Palace, and features enhanced and expanded presentations […]

12 November 2009

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Mezzo Moderno, Mezzo Distrutto/Half Modern, Half Destroyed

A new large-scale video installation, Mezzo Moderno, Mezzo Distrutto / Half Modern, Half Destroyed by Larisa Blazic will transform Dalston’s Gillett Square (London UK) with a digital ‘fourth wall’. The installation will be the first major video projection to take place in Gillett Square and will be shown on a vast, custom-designed screen. The film will run […]

12 November 2009

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Jenny Holzer

American artist Jenny Holzer (b. 1950) is one of the most significant artists of our time. She has held exhibitions and presented art projects worldwide and won many awards, including the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale (1990). Fondation Beyeler is presenting her first large exhibition in a Swiss museum. Incorporating texts she has written […]