29 October 2016

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New Sean Scully Exhibition Provides Insight Into The Working Artist’s Notebooks

Sean Scully – “I was always looking at the horizon line…One day I was standing off Ireland, on the edge of Aran Is- land, looking out. Next stop, America. Standing on the Old World looking out at….the New World, as many people have done before…. I think of land, sea, sky… I try to paint this, this […]

18 July 2015

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Timothy Taylor Gallery Continues Its Exploration Of Philip Guston’s Work

Continuing its Philip Guston season, Timothy Taylor is pleased to announce the group exhibition Substance, which takes as its point of departure the “meat and potatoes” of Guston’s layered, visceral paintings – coined by Mark Leckey in his Cinema in the Round (2008) – and then goes on to explore the idea of substance in […]

11 May 2015

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Philip Guston To Open At Timothy Taylor Gallery

Timothy Taylor Gallery presents its fourth exhibition of Philip Guston’s work, which gathers together some of the artist’s finest paintings and drawings from the distinguished body of work made between 1969 and 1980, many of which have not been previously exhibited in Europe. The influence of Guston’s work, in particular his late paintings, continues to […]

6 May 2015

Fiona Rae – Timothy Taylor Gallery – An Abstract Subversion Of Identity

Timothy Taylor Gallery presents its fourth solo exhibition by British artist Fiona Rae. This new series of greyscale paintings from 2014–2015 marks a significant development in the YBA artist’s practice, alongside these paintings, a series of small-scale charcoal drawings will be shown, a new expressive medium not previously explored by the artist. There appears to […]

20 April 2015

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Fiona Rae’s Greyscale Paintings To Open At Timothy Taylor Gallery

Timothy Taylor Gallery presents its fourth solo exhibition by British artist Fiona Rae. This new series of greyscale paintings from 2014–2015 marks a significant development in Rae’s practice. Each painting’s composition predicates a notional figure, whose existence is simultaneously manifested and denied in a theatre of direct performative mark-making. These are abstract compositions teetering on […]

1 March 2015

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Alex Katz In Conversation: On Process, Monochrome and Nude Models

Artlyst had the pleasure of joining the American Artist Alex Katz, on the eve of the opening of his latest show ‘Black Paintings,’ at the Timothy Taylor Gallery, in London, last week. This also featured a talk with the Director of the Whitechapel Gallery, Iwona  Blazwick and a Q&A session which we will be publishing […]

19 February 2015

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Alex Katz: Still An Awe Inspiring Bundle Of Energy At 87

Artlyst’s Ilka Scobie talks to one of the worlds most influential artists about his upcoming London exhibition and other stuff! As we approach the Soho loft of Alex Katz, Ada, his beautiful wife (and his most documented portrait subject) is bustling out of the cast iron building into the winter cold for some local food […]

3 May 2014

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Sean Scully: New Jazz Inspired Paintings To Be Exhibited In London

A presentation of ambitious new paintings by Sean Scully, ‘Kind of Red’ will go on exhibit at the Timothy Taylor Gallery in June. This is the artist’s eighth solo show with the gallery and will give us the first opportunity to view his new work in London since 2010. Since the 1970s, Sean Scully has […]

23 November 2013

European Abstraction Exhibition Explores Artists As Liberated Self-reliant Individuals

A new exhibition which brings together the work of four artists who were instrumental in the evolution of post-war European abstraction, opened in London this week. It features the seminal artists Hantaï, Hartung, Soulages and Tàpies. Following WWII, Paris continued to be the nexus of European arts, literature and philosophy but it was clear that […]

18 March 2013

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Richard Patterson Solo Survey Exhibition Announced For Spring

Richard Patterson is one of the YBAs (Young British Artists)  to emerge in the late 1980s, and a participant in both the Freeze and Sensation exhibitions which helped to define a generation, Patterson’s work has only been seen occasionally in the UK since his move to the US, and this survey exhibition gives a welcome […]

8 September 2012

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Alex Katz Will His Work Stand The Test Of Time – Review

Frank O’Hara, poet-friend of Alex Katz, wrote a poem called “having a coke with you”, in which he talks about how a recent beloved is better than all the paintings he has ever seen. “And the portrait show seems to have no faces in it at all, just paint/you suddenly wonder why anyone in ever […]

17 July 2012

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Diane Arbus Affinities Pure Voyeuristic Fascination – Review

One of the more unpretentious things seen in recent days involved a pair of young girls and a pair of Buddhist monks. The young girls approached the monks and asked for a photo thinking it would be hilarious and good internet coverage. The monks duly posed under their umbrellas (there was rain in Green Park) […]