26 August 2017

The Sacramental And Liturgical Nature Of Conceptual Art – Rev Jonathan Evens

In 1974 Michael Craig-Martin exhibited a work entitled An Oak Tree which, through the text alongside a glass of water displayed on a bathroom shelf, claimed that this work is an oak tree in the form of a glass of water. To make this claim Craig-Martin drew on Christian understandings of sacraments which are most fully realised in the Eucharist.

20 July 2017

Rose Finn-Kelcey: Forging The Future Of Feminist Art By Paul Black

Modern Art Oxford is currently presenting the first posthumous exhibition of works by Rose Finn-Kelcey (1945–2014).

9 May 2017

Kazem Hakimi: Chip Shop Photographer’s Breakthrough Show Reveals The Real Oxford

Artlyst has attended Modern Art Oxford, for the opening of ‘Kazem Hakimi: Portraits from a Chip Shop’, a fascinating and very personal exploration of a local community.

17 November 2016

Modern Art Oxford, The Vanished Reality: Temporal, Sociological, And Cultural Locations

Modern Art Oxford presents its final exhibition in a series of shows celebrating the Gallery’s 50th anniversary; concluding its KALEIDOSCOPE series with ‘The Vanished Reality’. This multi-generational exhibition presents work by Marcel Broodthaers, Hans Haacke, Iman Issa, Darcy Lange, Louise Lawler, Maria Loboda, Kerry James Marshall, Katja Novitskova, and Hardeep Pandhal.

19 September 2016

Mirren Kessling: Performative Reflections Of Identity At Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford is currently presenting the final exhibition from Platform 2016, created to support the work of up & coming graduate artists. This is the fifth edition of the annual region-wide project – consisting of a series of consecutive solo exhibitions hosted in Modern Art Oxford’s Project Space, with exhibitions by participating artists – […]

25 August 2016

Marina Abramovic, Richard Long, And Dorothy Cross At Modern Art Oxford

‘It’s Me to the World’ is Modern Art Oxford’s fourth exhibition and iteration of KALEIDOSCOPE, a celebration of 50 years as an internationally acclaimed gallery. The exhibition features works by Marina Abramović, Mohammed Qasim Ashfaq, Dorothy Cross, Richard Long, Agnes Martin, Otobong Nkanga, Yoko Ono, Hannah Rickards, and Richard Long. Upon entering the gallery the […]

13 August 2016

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Photo Feature: Richard Long Walking A Labyrinth At Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford is soon to unveil its fourth exhibition ‘It’s Me to the World’ in KALEIDOSCOPE, a celebration of 50 years as an internationally acclaimed gallery. The latest iteration will feature works by Marina Abramović, Mohammed Qasim Ashfaq, Dorothy Cross, Richard Long, Agnes Martin, Otobong Nkanga, Yoko Ono and Hannah Rickards. But the work […]

13 June 2016

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Photo Feature: Mystics And Rationalists At Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford is currently marking 50 years as an internationally acclaimed powerhouse of contemporary visual culture. Celebrating the role art plays in shaping our perception of the world, KALEIDOSCOPE offers a shifting prism on an illustrious history founded upon the vision of artists. Iconic works from the past return to the gallery from across […]

7 June 2016

Dorothy Cross: Mystics, Rationalists, And Temporal Ponderings At Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford is currently presenting works by Cork-born artist Dorothy Cross, as part of KALEIDOSCOPE: Mystics and Rationalists, the Gallery’s year-long programme of unfolding exhibitions to celebrate their 50th anniversary. The show Features Karla Black, Daniel Buren, Ibrahim El-Salahi, Dan Graham, Sol LeWitt, Yoko Ono, Amy Sillman, and Dorothy Cross. Cross works in sculpture, […]

19 April 2016

Gustav Metzger, Yoko Ono, David Maljkovic – Among Artists At Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford presents the second exhibition in KALEIDOSCOPE, the Gallery’s year-long programme of unfolding exhibitions to celebrate their 50th anniversary. The second show in the gallery’s programme, ‘A Moment of Grace’ takes its title from an observation by German artist Gustav Metzger – founder of the Auto-Destructive art movement in the 1960s – that […]

10 February 2016

Paul Black Reviews: KALEIDOSCOPE The Indivisible Present At Modern Art Oxford

Artlyst has attended the latest exhibition at Modern Art Oxford, The Indivisible Present, the first exhibition in KALEIDOSCOPE, a yearlong programme of unfolding exhibitions at the gallery in 2016 to celebrate Modern Art Oxford’s 50th anniversary. All the works on display will explore temporality in art as a celebration of the longevity of the gallery, […]

8 February 2016

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Artlyst Podcast: Director Paul Hobson Introduces Modern Art Oxford’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

Artlyst has attended ‘The Indivisible Present’, the first exhibition in KALEIDOSCOPE, a year long programme of unfolding exhibitions at Modern Art Oxford to celebrate the gallery’s 50th anniversary. This will include prescient iconic works from the past exhibitions at the gallery alongside new commissions by acclaimed contemporary artists. Image: Douglas Gordon, 24 Hour Psycho (1993), […]

6 February 2016

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Blink And You’ve Missed It: Modern Art Oxford Presents Kaleidoscope Exhibitions

Kaleidoscope, a year long programme of unfolding exhibitions at Modern Art Oxford in 2016 presents ‘The Indivisible’ the first exhibition during a year of iconic works from the past return to the gallery alongside new commissions by acclaimed artists of the current generation. In this opening exhibition, what we see and the things we miss are explored by artists who examine time […]

17 December 2015

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Modern Art Oxford To Celebrate 50th Birthday With Pierre Huyghe And Yoko Ono

The Indivisible Present is the first exhibition in KALEIDOSCOPE, a year long programme of unfolding exhibitions at Modern Art Oxford in 2016. During the year, iconic works from the past return to the gallery alongside new commissions by acclaimed artists of the current generation. In the opening exhibition, what we see and the things we […]

11 November 2015

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Photo Feature: Anne Hardy’s FIELD At Modern Art Oxford

Artlyst attended Modern Art Oxford – currently presenting ‘FIELD’, an exhibition of major new works by acclaimed British artist Anne Hardy. Hardy creates environments which incorporate sculptural installation, photography and audio. The works are subtle and immersive drawing the viewer into installational soundscapes. Image: Anne Hardy, FIELD, Modern Art Oxford, Photo P A Black © […]

12 October 2015

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Anne Hardy: New Exhibition Field To Open At Modern Art Oxford

This November, Modern Art Oxford presents FIELD, an exhibition of major new work by acclaimed British artist Anne Hardy. The artist creates environments which incorporate sculptural installation, photography and audio. Her installation at Modern Art Oxford runs from 7 November 2015 until 10 January 2016. The exhibition takes the whole gallery as series of landscapes […]

25 August 2015

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Artlyst Photo Special: Josh Kline Creates Dystopian Teletubbies At Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford is currently presenting a menacing and dystopian environment created by artist Josh Kline in the exhibition ‘Freedom’, the first solo exhibition in the UK by the 35-year-old New York-based artist. This exhibition includes an installation from which the exhibition takes its title including some rather sinister characters. Image: Josh Kline Freedom, 2015 […]

24 August 2015

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Artlyst Podcast: Curator Ciara Moloney Discusses Forgotten Austrian Artist Kiki Kogelnik

Modern Art Oxford presents the first solo exhibition in the UK of acclaimed Austrian artist Kiki Kogelnik (1935-1997). Working in New York in the 1960s, Kogelnik was a well-known artist and contemporary of figures such as Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol. Despite her early popularity, Kogelnik’s work was often overlooked by institutions and slowly written […]

31 July 2015

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Josh Kline And Kiki Kogelnik For Summer Exhibitions At Modern Art Oxford

A menacing and dystopian environment is produced at Modern Art Oxford in the exhibition ‘Freedom’, the first solo exhibition in the UK by American artist Josh Kline (b. 1979). This exhibition includes an installation from which the exhibition takes its title. Four towering ‘Teletubbies’ dressed in SWAT gear guard a barren space modelled after Zuccotti […]

24 June 2015

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Artlyst Podcast: Jeremy Deller Discusses Andy Warhol And William Morris At Modern Art Oxford

At the age of 20, the Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller took up an invitation from Andy Warhol to hang out at the artist’s eponymous Factory. It was 1986 and Deller was an art history graduate, bumping into Warhol at Anthony d’Offay Gallery, where he was approached by one of Warhol’s entourage. The visit […]

8 June 2015

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Artlyst Photo Special: Lynn Hershman Leeson Infinity Engine Installation, Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford is currently presenting a major solo exhibition of American artist and filmmaker Lynn Hershman Leeson. The artist was a pioneer in the exploration of media and how it effected identity as technology began to take an ever-more central role in culture and society; Hershman Leeson began exploring privacy in an era of […]

2 June 2015

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Lynn Hershman Leeson Discusses Her Prophetic Oeuvre, Cindy Sherman, And Media Manipulation

Modern Art Oxford is presenting ‘Origins of the Species (Part 2)’ an expansive exhibition of works by the acclaimed US artist Lynn Hershman Leeson. Surveying the artist’s large body of work from 1959 to the present, and exploring Hershman Leeson’s prophetic oeuvre which foresaw our obsession with technology and its effect on the nature of […]

15 April 2015

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American Artist And Filmmaker Lynn Hershman Leeson To Open At Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford presents a major solo exhibition of American artist and filmmaker, Lynn Hershman Leeson. Evolving from a tradition of installation art and performance with an emphasis on interactivity, Hershman Leeson has received international critical acclaim for a body of work spanning more than fifty years, which combines art with social commentary, particularly the […]

9 April 2015

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Debora Delmar Corp. Talks To Artlyst About Upward Mobility, Assemblage, And The Cult Of Celebrity

Modern Art Oxford presents ‘Upward Mobility’ a major new site-specific installation by Debora Delmar Corp. This is the adopted name of Mexican artist Débora Delmar, a name that was chosen after reflecting on capitalist lifestyles and aspirational aesthetics. Working with sculpture, video and installation, Debora Delmar Corp. explores the way in which our global consumer […]

6 March 2015

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Debora Delmar Corp. To Open Installation At Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford is opening a major new site-specific installation by Debora Delmar Corp. Working with sculpture, video and installation, Debora Delmar Corp. explores the way in which our global consumer culture structures our very lives and routines. The artist creates intricate assemblages that appropriate familiar branded goods and imagery, reconfiguring it in an attempt […]

20 December 2014

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Jeremy Deller Explores Warhol, Morris And The Factory

In 1986 a young Jeremy Deller took up an invitation from Andy Warhol to hang out at the artist’s eponymous Factory. Deller was an art history graduate, bumping into Warhol at Anthony d’Offay Gallery, where The Turner Prize winning artist was approached by one of Warhol’s entourage. The visit remained entirely professional, and the result […]

13 December 2014

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Jeremy Deller Mixes A Cocktail Of Warhol, Morris And Politics

Little did the Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller realise that a chance meeting with Andy Warhol would have a pivotal effect on his creative perspective, and future art career. At the tender age of 20, the artist took up an invitation from Warhol to hang out at the artist’s eponymous Factory. It was 1986 […]

9 December 2014

Love Is Enough: William Morris & Andy Warhol – Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford presents ‘Love Is Enough’ an exhibition drawing together works from public and private collections in the UK and USA, and juxtaposing the work of Pop legend Andy Warhol with the Victorian textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist activist William Morris. The show is curated by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller. Works on […]

6 December 2014

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Jeremy Deller Talks To Artlyst About Warhol, Morris And Love

At the age of 20, the Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller took up an invitation from Andy Warhol to hang out at the artist’s eponymous Factory. It was 1986 and Deller was an art history graduate, bumping into Warhol at Anthony d’Offay Gallery, where he was approached by one of Warhol’s entourage. The visit […]

4 December 2014

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Andy Warhol Marilyn Tapestry On Display In UK For First Time At Modern Art Oxford

A tapestry of Marilyn Monroe by Andy Warhol is on display to the public for the first time in the UK as part of ‘Love Is Enough’, an exhibition exploring the similarities between William Morris and Andy Warhol curated by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller; at Modern Art Oxford from December 6th until 8th March […]

22 September 2014

Stuart Brisley – State Of Denmark – Union Plan For The Working Man

Modern Art Oxford presents the elder statesman of counterculture, Stuart Brisley in ‘State Of Denmark’; the title is a reference to Shakespeare’s Hamlet as Marcellus exclaims to Horatio: ‘Something is rotten in the state of Denmark’. This is the artist’s response to British institutions; a challenge to their decline via secrecy, decadence, and irrelevancy. Brisley […]

2 September 2014

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Jeremy Deller Examines The Prolific Careers Of Andy Warhol and William Morris

The Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller is mounting a new curated exhibition at Modern Art Oxford, in December. Bringing together rarely seen works by William Morris and Andy Warhol, Deller’s ‘Love is Enough’ will examine the prolific careers of these two figures, each of whom developed an artistic practice and a conceptual framework that helped […]