21 January 2018

London Art Exhibitions Winter 2018 Investigated By Zoltan Alexander

Art galleries opening all over the city with art as international as innovative. Given London, more than 1.500 galleries, its current art scene is one of the world’s biggest market; a strong rival to Paris, Los Angeles, New York or Shanghai. NOT EVERYONE WILL BE TAKEN INTO THE FUTURE Now, that Soho is no longer […]

28 February 2017

March Choices – London Art Exhibitions 2017 By Paul Carey-Kent

Paul Carey-Kent publishes his March Choices 2017 – Up Now in a London Gallery near you.

6 July 2016

London Art Exhibitions For July 2016 As Recommended By Paul Carey-Kent

Art critic Paul Carey-Kent gives Artlyst his recommendations for London Art Exhibitions around the Capital for July 2016. There are still a number of great things to see before the August drought.  Katherine Murphy: Decay @ Patrick Heide, 11 Church St – Edgeware Road  To 17 Sept: www.patrickheide.com Labour + Repetition = Decay (no.9), 2015Katherine Murphy gives obsession […]

14 May 2016

Curated Choices: London Art Exhibitions May 2016 By Paul Carey -Kent

Paul Carey-Kent curates his choices of London art exhibitions for May 2016. His rolling ten recommended contemporary art shows are all on view now. Lisa Milroy: Out of Hand @ Laure Genillard, 2 Hanway Place – Tottenham Court Road To 25 June: www.lglondon.org Handbag, 2014, mixed media. approx 90 x 100 x 25cm.  (FXP Photography, London) Lisa […]

2 April 2016

Curated Choices: London Art Exhibitions April 2016 By Paul Carey -Kent

Paul Carey-Kent curates his choices of London art exhibitions for April 2016. His rolling ten recommended contemporary art shows are all on view now. Anna Barriball: New Works @ Frith Street Gallery, Golden Square – Soho   To 7 May: www.frithstreetgallery.com     Night Window with Leaves, 2015 –  Pigment and beeswax picture varnish on paper,            235 […]

1 February 2016

Paul Carey Kent Picks The Best London Art Exhibitions For February 2016

In his rolling reviews of the must see art exhibitions in London critic Paul Carey-Kent looks at what’s on around the capital. Fiona Banner: Study #13. (Top Photo)  Every Word Unmade @ David Roberts Art Foundation, Symes Mews – Mornington Cresent To 5 March:  http://davidrobertsartfoundation.comEvery Word Unmade, 2007: 26 neon parts bent by the artist, paper templates, […]

31 December 2015

London Art Exhibitions January 2016 Recommended By Paul Carey Kent

Paul Carey-Kent gives us the latest in his rolling choice of ten, together with previous choices which you can still see… In the ‘too obvious’ category are three rather wonderful painting shows: Auerbach at Tate, Goya at the National Gallery, and Barry Schwabsky’s choices at White Cube, not to mention (oops!) the double at Hauser & […]

28 December 2015

Five Of The Best British Exhibitions 2015 Chosen By George Micallef Eynaud

A truly immersive exhibition featuring a selection of 45 artists brought together by the highly influential American artist Glenn Ligon, Encounters & Collisions is a journey through the shifting attitudes represented through Postwar American Art. The ‘artist as curator’ has already become something of a trope, yet Ligon’s eclectic cast of artists is impressively comprehensive and, more importantly, sensitively considered. It includes […]

29 November 2015

London Art Exhibitions Highlights December 2015 Curated By Paul Carey Kent

Paul Carey-Kent curates his pick of the top London art exhibitions for December 2015 and into January 2016 Clem Crosby: My, my shivers / Rachel Goodyear: Fragments / Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture – Lampe VIII @ Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, 6 Heddon St – Central   To 9 Jan: www.houldsworth.co.uk Rachel Goodyear: Facing the Wall, 2015   Pippy Houldsworth has three shows by […]

7 November 2015

Paul Carey Kent’s Curated London Art Exhibition Picks November 2015

Never mind the various fairs, there are scores of interesting shows to see at the moment including plenty of big names: Goya, Escher, Fontana, Auerbach, Ai Wei Wei, Kentridge, Boetti, Twombly, Richter, Lanyon, Durham, Burri,  Viola… And plenty more whose work I like: Rachel Rose, Emily Jacir, Nancy Holt, Phoebe Unwin, Dennis Loesch, Rodrigo Matheus, Katherine […]

9 August 2015

London Art Exhibitions For August 2015 Chosen By Paul Carey Kent

Here is the latest in Paul Carey-Kent’s rolling top ten, together with previous choices which you can still still see… Alex Cecchetti: the printing house of hell @ Kunstraum, 15a Cremer St – Hoxton To 22 Aug: www.kunstraum.org.uk Dancing with a teapot, 2015 – oil on paper It says something for Alex Cecchetti’s charisma that the […]

25 July 2015

Pop Up To Mainstream London Art Exhibitions For July 2015

From pop-up art shows, corporate art collection shows, student final year shows to main stream commercial art galleries, final year Camberwell School of Art BA Illustration student, Florence Goodhand-Tait gives her selection of shows on in London during July. A collage exhibition is currently being held at The Print House in Dalston. The artists were […]

5 July 2015

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Zealey, Treadwell and Gee Three Young London Artists’ Exhibiting July 2015

Felix Treadwell’s long awaited solo show, at CNB Gallery, opens on 8th July. Winner of the HIX Award 2014, Ripple on a Playground is Felix’s debut exhibition following the success of his recently completed degree in Fine Art at Camberwell College of Arts. Born in a town near Brighton in 1992, Felix was inspired to become an artist from his experiences […]

25 February 2015

London Art Exhibitions March 2015 Picked By Paul Carey-Kent

There’s no doubt that the heavy hitters are hitting heavy just now (Marclay at White Cube, Tuymans at David Zwirner, Sarah Sze quadruple at Victoria Miro, Rashid Johnson at Hauser & Wirth, Tony Oursler at Lisson etc). Yet that’s not so hard to work out: here are some less obvious picks, including a bumper crop […]

2 November 2014

Art Exhibitions Not To Miss In November 2014 By Paul Carey Kent

London UK – So many new international galleries seem to be opening in Mayfair that one might get blasé…   but Marian Goodman’s is heroically scaled, and kicks off with a refreshing account of Richter’s recent work: not the auction-friendly strands of scraped abstracts or blurred photo-realism, but…   a seven-pane glass sculpture; eight of the rigorously […]

23 August 2014

Six London Exhibitions To See This weekend Before The Carnival Takeover

GV Art on Chiltern Street presents Automatic Art: human and machine processes that make art. The subject of this exhibition was already of interest to me as it related to a topic I did this year on my illustration course asking the question, “Are rules creative?” The artists in this exhibition use formulas and obsessive […]

2 August 2014

London Art Exhibitions To See In August 2014 By Paul Carey Kent

Here is a selection of must see London art exhibitions for August 2014 Sigrid Holmwood: A Peasant Painter’s Garden @ ASC Gallery, Erlang House, 128 Blackfriars Rd – near St George’s Circus, Southwark To 8 Aug: www.ascstudios.co.uk Three Women and a Cow, 2013: Mushroom pigment made from blood red webcaps (cortinarius sanguineus), chalk, chrome yellow, […]

1 July 2014

Gallery Hopping In London’s West End July 2014 Round Up

Let’s visit a few West End galleries, said my friend Jess who was in London for the day, eager to take in a few exhibitions. Not knowing exactly where I could find the cream of the crop, currently on show, I checked Artlyst and then, with help from the Arlyst App, this is what we […]

29 March 2014

London Art Choices For April 2014 By Paul Carey – Kent

Paul Carey-Kent reveals his pick of the ‘ART’ Exhibition crop for London in April. It is a diverse gathering choices ranging from painting to installation to video art. The latest in his rolling top ten, together with previous picks will help you plan your month while stimulating  your retina, inner ear and spacial awareness. TEN […]

3 March 2014

Up Now: Top Ten London Art Exhibitions March 2014 By Paul Carey-Kent

Art critic Paul Carey-Kent has released his latest, rolling top ten Current Choices of must see exhibitions, currently on view in London, in March. It represents a strong mixture of established and emerging artists. George Condo: The Discarded Human, 2013I kind of like the idea that my header image in March is something of a […]

29 December 2013

London Art Exhibitions For January 2014 By Paul Carey- Kent

Paul Carey-Kent takes on the New Year with a selection of exhibitions ranging from Andreas Gursky to Daumier. On with the New, starting with the old. And, as it’s cold, moving on to a fire and then to Venezuela, where the temperature reaches 30C most days in January. And then back to the old, with a […]

28 December 2013

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Future London Art Exhibitions To Watch Out For In 2014

As we rapidly approach the New Year, Artlyst has compiled a list of the top ten art exhibitions to look out for in 2014. Most are located right here in London and just a tube ride away. Many are free or available for half price with an Art Fund card, which we highly recommend as […]

7 December 2013

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London Art Exhibitions To Explore In December 2013 By Paul Carey Kent

ANYWHERE GOES IN DECEMBER Christmas, I hear, is coming. I’m tempted to ignore it on the basis that biennially would be quite enough, but maybe it’s the odd years it should fall in…. so I kick off with two shows located in shops suitable for the acquisition of art and non-art gifts, followed by another […]

2 July 2013

London Art From Deptford To Savile Row July Round Up

Paul Carey- Kent takes a look at a selection of new London art exhibitions for the month of July and discovers pockets of diversity and originality alive and well in  the capital. Matt Hale: Untitled (Pipes) Top Photo: Perhaps July belongs to the big boys: Lowry, Hume and Caulfield at the Tate; Donald Judd at […]

3 May 2013

Bodies And Movement In May : Twelve London Art Exhibitions

    Paul Carey-Kent former Editor at large for Art World Magazine has a look at twelve of the best art exhibitions in London. With Frieze NY,  The Venice Biennale and Art Basel just around the corner, London still holds its ground as an international centre for excellence.   Georgina Starr: Two Bubbles   A […]

26 January 2013

London Art Exhibitions Explore Unusual Materials In February Lineup – Review

Paul Carey-Kent discovers copious use of fresh new materials in this months London gallery art offerings. Maybe there’s no such thing as an unusual material these days. Consider the use of acted magazine texts by Gerard Byrne at Whitechapel, woollen thread by Fred Sandback at David Zwirner and the coal, coats and chairs of Jannis […]

31 July 2012

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London Art Events Not To Miss During The Cultural Olympiad

ArtLyst has composed a guide to the very best art exhibitions and events designed as part of the 2012 Cultural Olympiad. All are open to the public before, during or after the games. Check times and location to make sure that non-ticket holders have access. As this is a time of heightened security you may […]

30 December 2011

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Art Exhibitions In Review 2011 By Paul Carey Kent

Obvious highlights of 2011 included Miro and Richter at the Tate, Leonardo at the National Gallery, Toulouse-Lautrec at the Courtald, Degas at the Royal Academy, Twombly/Poussin at Dulwich, Pistoletto at the Serpentine, Struth and Sasnal at the Whitechapel, New Sculpture at the Saatchi Gallery and the British Art Show at the Hayward. Good stuff too, […]