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 […]

11 November 2009

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THROUGH

THROUGH is an exhibition that asks questions of the shared preoccupations and ideas that inform the experience of art through the practices of four contemporary artists.   The artists consider THROUGH to be a multiple whole (made up of interdependent parts) that they feel play off the situation of the gallery and exhibition.   The […]

9 November 2009

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Hobby Life

  “Hobby Life”  Sarah Baker   Covadonga Valdes    Galen Riley A hobby life is the life to which people dedicate a private life toward personal reward and fulfillment. A hobby life can be a secret life, an other life,  the real life. “Hobby! ” more often said these days with a condescending sneer. In this age […]

6 November 2009

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Juneau Projects – ‘Formosa’

    CRATE INVITES YOU TO: ‘FORMOSA’ BY JUNEAU PROJECTS LAUNCH EVENT AT THE SHELL GROTTO, 13/11/09 6-9 PM SHOW THEN OPEN AT CRATE, 15/11/09 AND 19-22/11/09 12-5PM Crate have commissioned Juneau Projects to create a new live work for Margate’s famous Shell Grotto. The piece, entitled ‘Formosa’ (the former name for Taiwan – from […]

5 November 2009

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Bricks

Bricks. //EXHIBITION Type: Music/Arts – Exhibit Network: Global Date: Saturday, November 28, 2009 Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm Location: peckham Description  We are conducting the next ‘Bricks’ exhibition in Area 10; a raw, industrial, artist led space, in Peckham. ‘Bricks’ exhibits artworks that are in effect their own systems existing and operating within the world they […]

2 November 2009

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What Happened to My Dreams?

Fouad Elkoury’s latest photographic series captures fragments of broken societal values, reflecting the lost ideals of a generation that once held expectations for a fair and just society. Elkoury layers text on black and white and colour photographic montages mounted on aluminium, in a poetic and personal exploration of national aspirations and the dream of […]

31 October 2009

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Recollection

Childhood and transition are the subjects of this collaborative touring exhibition, showing at two Idea Stores in November. Stuart’s documentary landscapes explore the beaches of his childhood while Tim’s large scale lightboxes take a closer, personal look at his transition from Guernsey to London and into adulthood.

29 October 2009

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Elvis at 21: New York to Memphis

Celebrating 75 years of the King, Proud Chelsea presents Elvis at 21: New York to Memphis by world renowned photographer Alfred Wertheimer. Never before seen in the UK and exclusive to Proud Chelsea, this exhibition is set to expose those moments which were to become legendary, alongside intimate, behind the scenes shots of a young […]

29 October 2009

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Sound Kapital

    Proud Camden South Gallery presents Sound Kapital: Beijing’s Music Underground, a photographic portrait of contemporary Beijing as seen by Matthew Niederhauser.   The exhibition presents large-format images of urban development projects in Beijing alongside portraits of performers involved in a growing counterculture that fuels the underground music scene in China’s capital, forcing us […]

27 October 2009

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WOUND Somnath Hore

n the early 1940s Somnath Hore worked as a newspaper illustrator, providing visual documentation of Bengal Famine of 1943. After that Hore went on to Government College of Art and Craft in Calcutta and up until his death in 2006 aged 86, Hore produced politically committed art in a variety of mediums including lino-cut, woodblock […]

27 October 2009

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GILLIAN AYRES At 80

Ayres is best known for her vibrant palette and the sheer physicality with which she applies paint to canvas. The works in this exhibition contain many familiar motifs but also represent a marked progression. Each work brims with her usual energy, however these new compositions are more distilled and exude the confidence of a painter […]

27 October 2009

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INCI EVINER

Inci Eviner’s film, Harem, 2009 is based on a series of early 19th century engravings by German artist Antoine Ignace Melling, who was invited by Sultan Selim the Third to chronicle the court and city of Constantinople. Eviner replaces the original figures with animations of women performing repetitive, mundane actions. Shown on a continuous loop […]

27 October 2009

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ANISH KAPOOR

New Works

27 October 2009

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EXPERIMENTAL WORKSHOP : JAPAN 1951-58/THE GREAT EXPERIMENT:RUSSIAN ART, HOMAGE TO CAMILLA GRAY

Experimental Workshop, Japan 1951 – 1957 29 October – 18 December 2009   The Great Experiment, Russia Homage to Camilla Gray 29 October – 18 December 2009

27 October 2009

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27 October 2009

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DAVID MUSGRAVE

New Works

27 October 2009

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LUCY STEIN : CREEMIE MYOPIC FABLES

n her third exhibition at Gimpel Fils, Stein will present a series of new paintings and drawings, as well as lithographs and an installation made in collaboration with Rosie McGurn. Cumulatively, these works constitute a rebuttal against cloned femininity, preferring instead idiosyncratic, wilfully eccentric women and wounded decadents who seem at odds with the supposedly […]

27 October 2009

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MARTYN BREWSTER

Works on Paper and a Painting Born Oxford, 1952. Studied at Hertfordshire and Brighton Colleges of Art graduating from MA course in 1975. Exhibited with Jill George Gallery since 1986. Exhibited in USA, France and Spain as well as regular solo exhibitions at the Gallery of paintings and monoprints. Work is represented in numerous public […]

27 October 2009

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GLENN BROWN Gagosian Gallery London

Gagosian Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Glenn Brown.

27 October 2009

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WAYNE THIEBAUD

Faggionato Fine Art is proud to announce their forthcoming exhibition of the Californian artist Wayne Thiebaud. Known best for his deadpan still-life paintings from the 1960s of sugary confections, delicatessen counters, toys and everyday consumer objects, Thiebaud has continued to revisit these themes with an undiminished energy and vigour.

27 October 2009

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Curators’ Series #2: Sculpture of The Space Age

Curators’ Series #2: Sculpture of The Space Age with Gintaras Didziapetris, Ryan Gander, Mario Garcia Torres, Rosalind Nashashibi. Parallel to the exhibition, the Foundation presents ‘The Object of The Attack’, a programme of events, interventions and performances. 15 October, from 6.30 pm: Performances by Pierre Huyghe, Reto Pulfer, Alexandre Singh, Jack Strange, Ian Wilson.

27 October 2009

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JOHN HOYLAND: STAR THROWER

New work from this well established British master

27 October 2009

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THE SHANDY SHOW The Arts Gallery

A selection of works from The Shandy Collection. The Arts Gallery is proud to present selected works from an intriguing private collection. The Shandy Show reveals an eclectic set of artworks amassed by an anonymous London-based collector over the last decade; uniquely, the majority of the works were acquired through an exchange of services for […]

25 October 2009

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Emerging Talents Abstract Painting Group Exhibition

Artists exhibiting are from Saatchi online Bashimi Art House, Salzburg Gallery was set up in September 2006 as a continuation of an Art Management Project. Bashimi Art House / Salzburg Gallery is available for hire for artists, curators, dealers and galleries.If you wish to present your collections in our venue please contact the manager via […]

23 October 2009

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Eva Rothschild

Eva Rothschild has created a new ambitious sculpture that exceeds the scale and scope of anything she has made before. A twisting, sequential line of twenty-six connected triangles, Cold Corners stretches the entire length and height of the space, contrasting with the stately architecture of the late nineteenth century Duveen galleries. Made from thin glossy […]

23 October 2009

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Sophie Calle: Talking to Strangers

Acclaimed for her photographic and film installations, Sophie Calle’s work reports on encounters and situations that she sets in motion. Whether asking strangers to sleep in her bed, or inviting an author to take charge of her destiny, she documents social interactions that require a pact of complete trust. This exhibition brings together major works […]

23 October 2009

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The Museum of Everything

In tiny crevices and under dusty beds, there lies a secret creativity by the unknowns of society. Unexpected, delicate and profound, this democratic work has inspired the world’s greatest artists. In Exhibition #1, the museum presents over two hundred drawings, paintings, sculptures and installations, selected by leading contemporary artists, curators and cultural figures. Come see […]

2 October 2009

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Kings of Leon: Ten Year Reign

In celebration of their 10th year Proud Camden presents King’s of Leon as they’ve never been seen before. Profiling the band from its Tennessean beginnings right up until its present multi award-winning status, Proud Camden will examine this musically gifted family through the photographic work of up-and-coming music photographer Jo McCaughey. Photographer, friends and now […]

30 September 2009

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Tariq Alvi

Chisenhale Gallery presents The Meaning, a major solo exhibition by British artist Tariq Alvi. Working intuitively, recycling and re-contextualizing found printed matter from newspapers and magazine advertising, Alvi’s labour-intensive works present us with both disarmingly simple and complex aesthetic forms that reflect upon contemporary society. Alvi presents a group of sculptures, paintings and collages that […]