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

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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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 […]

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 […]