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 […]

7 December 2009

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Northern Art Prize 2009/2010

The artists shortlisted for the Northern Art Prize 2009 are Pavel Bϋchler, Nick Crowe and Ian Rawlinson, Rachel Goodyear and Matt Stokes. An exhibition of their work takes place at Leeds Art Gallery from 27 November 2009 – 21 February 2010. The winning artist will be announced on 21 January 2010, scooping the £16,500 prize […]

7 December 2009

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Howard Hodgkin: As Time Goes By

Howard Hodgkin is one of the most important painters and printmakers working in Britain today. The highlight of this show includes two new monumental works, exhibited in a public gallery for the first time. The pair, titled ‘As Time Goes By’, are Hodgkin’s most ambitious and complex artworks to date. Measuring over 20ft long each, […]

7 December 2009

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Identity: Eight rooms, nine lives

What influences or determines our sense of who we are? What makes one person distinct from another? How does science inform human identity? This major new exhibition explores the tension between the way we view ourselves and how others see us. Explore the subject of genetic testing. How curious are you about the information in […]

7 December 2009

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Exhibition: Ola Kolehmainen

Modern architecture provides the source material for Ola Kolehmainen’s large scale, hand-printed, colour photographs. The artist is not concerned with documenting these iconic buildings but instead, he focuses on details in which an apparent sense of order is disrupted.   The massive scale of these works envelops the viewer; an experience enhanced by the reflective […]

2 December 2009

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ADVENT

Art-el & Tunnadine Fine Art present ‘Advent’  Advent aims to provide a visual seasonal treat and bring an end to the period of expectant waiting, brightening up the festive season with a unique exhibition of new ideas and visual delights. This show will bring you work from a wave of the galleries newer artists who […]

1 December 2009

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TRANSLATING: CHAPTER TWO – an exhibition of new work by Juan Cruz and Naama Yuria

Exhibition Preview and Drinks: Friday 11/12/09 6-9PM EXHIBITION OPEN: 12-13/12/09 12-5PM AND 18-20/12/09 12-5PM (OR BY APPOINTMENT) Juan Cruz’s translations of two stories by little-known Spanish writer Pio Baroja form the core of this exhibition of new work. JUAN CRUZ: A TRANSLATION OF EL ARBOL DE LA CIENCIA (THE TREE OF SCIENCE) BY PÍO BAROJA […]

30 November 2009

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Eva Hesse: Studiowork

German-born American artist Eva Hesse (1936 ˆ 1970) was a major figure in post-war art. This exhibition is the result of new research by renowned Hesse scholar Professor Briony Fer and is curated by Fer and Barry Rosen, Director of The Estate of Eva Hesse. Throughout her career, Eva Hesse produced a large number of small, […]

29 November 2009

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1-2-3-4

1-2-3-4   Artists Martin Creed The Apathy Band (Bob & Roberta Smith, George Barker, Victor Mount, Leonardo Ulian) The Barefoot Lone Pilgrim aka David Blandy The Coolness Plastique Fantastique   Date: Friday 18th December 2009 Time: 7.00pm-11.00pm Location: Fabrica, 40 Duke St, Brighton, BN11AG Tickets: £6.50 in advance available from Grey Area, Fabrica, Rounder Records, […]

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 […]

27 November 2009

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Harun Farocki Against What? Against Whom?

Harun Faroki’s practice as a whole has a diverse collaboration of manipulating mass media into two split screens, or two dominant screens that interpritate various elements that surround the surrounding physical environment in other sense just as a symbolic icon that reflects what has already been experienced through Avant Garde and other aspects that interweave […]

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 […]

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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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.

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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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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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 […]

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, […]