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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
‘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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Experimental Workshop, Japan 1951 – 1957 29 October – 18 December 2009 The Great Experiment, Russia Homage to Camilla Gray 29 October – 18 December 2009
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.