8 May 2017

Mat Collishaw: Forms Of Illusion And Truth By Sue Hubbard

Desire is at the basis of most human behaviour from sex and procreation to the pursuit of beauty and death. According to Freud our psyches see-saw between the two conflicting points of Eros and Thanatos. Mat Collishaw has always been interested in origins and in what goes on behind the veil of social givens and norms.

2 July 2015

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Mat Collishaw Survey To Open At New Art Gallery Walsall

The New Art Gallery Walsall will present a major survey exhibition by British artist Mat Collishaw, the artist’s largest UK show to date and his first in a UK public venue for over ten years. The exhibition will testify to the richness and breadth of Collishaw’s practice and will include sculpture, photography, film and installation. […]

20 September 2014

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Tracey Emin And Mat Collishaw Take Over Lanvin, London – For One Night Only

Saturday 20th September British Artists Tracey Emin and Mat Collishaw Take Over Lanvin, London for Nuit Blanche Video. For one night only, a dusk-til-dawn international festival where contemporary video art takes over London’s West End. In celebration of the best of British art, a video of one of Tracey Emin’s iconic neon pieces will take […]

23 July 2014

Anarchic Art Event Celebrates 20th Anniversary With A Fete Worse Than Death

Last weekend, ‘A Fete Worse Then Death’ celebrated its 20th Anniversary of anarchic art activity with an event curated by Darren Coffield, Sam Walker and Alice Herrick. The Fete ran from 12-8pm on Rivington Street on 19th July 2014 with stalls & live performances from noon until midnight in the Red Market & Gallery. The […]

7 January 2013

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Mat Collishaw Returns To Oil Painting In New London Exhibition

Mat Collishaw makes a return to oil painting, in a new London exhibition, for his second solo exhibition at Blain|Southern. THIS IS NOT AN EXIT, is the title of this British artist’s latest exporation of the medium. However, as is usual with his practice, nothing is literal; the primary source material – magnified images drawn […]

20 November 2012

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Art Below Showcases Selected Works From AKA Peace Series

From 26th November Art Below will be showcasing selected works from the AKA Peace series on the London Underground.  ‘AKA Peace’ originally conceived by photographer Bran Symondson and now curated by artist Jake Chapman, is an exhibition of new works made specially for The Peace One Day Project 2012, bringing together some of the most […]

17 November 2011

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S[edition] Innovates With On Screen Art By Big Name Artists

With Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin digital artworks available from £5, S[edition] invites anyone and everyone to become art collectors This morning, Harry Blain (founder of Haunch of Venison and Blain|Southern) and Robert Norton (former CEO of Saatchi Online) launched an innovative new scheme for selling art – S[edition]; an online initiative to sell affordable digital artworks […]

17 August 2011

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Ron Arad Makes A Curtain Call At London’s Roundhouse

New Installation showcases artists, designers, friends,family & colleagues of Arad 2 years ago, you may remember David Byrne toured his installation “Playing the Building” to The Roundhouse. It was great. I myself visited on a hot summers day and played Byrne’s odd machine of organ pipes and percussive beaters, all controlled by air; I liked […]

10 August 2011

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London Riots Halt Ron Arad Mat Collishaw Opening

  Chalk Farm Riots Close Roundhouse The Mat Collishaw and other top artist’s collaboration with Ron Arad set to open at London’s Roundhouse yesterday was cancelled. The email from Blain/Southern Gallery read, “Due to police intelligence, The Roundhouse is closed to the public this evening. As a result, the screening of Mat Collishaw’s Sordid Earth […]