Reviews

 

4 July 2012

LA Street Art Conquers London With Pop Up exhibition

LETTERS FROM AMERICA, a pop up exhibition, mounted by LA’s Corey Helford Gallery opened last night with the level of buzz needed to convince...

3 July 2012

Jenny Saville Melding Empathy And Perverse Fascination Review

On my way to Modern Art Oxford I passed several people I didn’t know before bumping into my friend Nick. “Hey Nick,” I said,...

2 July 2012

London Pleasure Gardens Live Up To Its Name

The London Pleasure Gardens are an oasis of culture perfectly set in a desolate industrial complex of warehouses. From within the complex visitors can...

2 July 2012

Royal College of Art 2012 Degree Show Review

This year is the 175th anniversary of the Royal College of Art and its annual degree show has taken place in six buildings across...

26 June 2012

Edvard Munch Vampires And Death With A Symbolist Sensibility

Review – Tate Modern’s blockbuster exhibition of the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch ‘The Modern Eye’, opened today to the press for a preview glimpse...

24 June 2012

Central St. Martins Graduate Shows 2012 – Review

What is happening with Central Saint Martins graduates? A better question perhaps is what is not happening? This is the first year that Saint...

22 June 2012

Slade School Of Fine Art MA/MFA Degree Show 2012 – Review

Another end of the academic year announces another fresh batch of art students entering the world of galleries, collectors and critics. So, what can...

18 June 2012

Yoko Ono Breaks Free With Major London Exhibition – Review

Yoko Ono is one of the best known figures to come out of the 1960’s Fluxus movement. It was a group made up of...

18 June 2012

London Art Exhibitions Hoxton Gallery Reviews – June 2012

Summer is here in London and Hoxton has a lot to offer. Beatrix Jacot glides effortless through nine galleries and reports on the best...

17 June 2012

Photography Reinforces Position In The London Art Scene

Kerim Aytac takes a look at five new London Photography Shows – Review London galleries are always on the move and the latest trend...

15 June 2012

Art Basel Recession Proof Switzerland Fuels Market Confidence

Review – Art Basel really got underway yesterday with their official opening day festivities, that is, it opened the doors to the actual public! ...

11 June 2012

Art Disappears Up Its Own Fundamental Aperture Invisible

Without a theory to go with it, I can’t see a painting – Tom Wolfe… Review – This summer the Hayward Gallery presents an...

8 June 2012

Jenny Holzer’s Loud Provocative Statements Review

In the midst of light-hearted Jubilee celebrations, even Jenny Holzer’s loud, provocative statements have been drowned out by the cheering crowds. Now that the...

1 June 2012

Henry Moore Goes Monumental At Gagosian

Late, Large Forms Still Impress A Generation On – REVIEW Gagosian Gallery presents large bronze works by the late British sculptor Henry Moore, completed...

31 May 2012

London Festival Of Photography Merges Documentary With Street Smartness

Photography, mainly focusing on British street photographers such as Nick Turpin have created a playful and distinct approach to life at street level. For...

30 May 2012

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition Makes Waves Review

The 244th Royal Academy’s annual summer exhibition will open its doors to the public on 4 June.  The Academy is proud of its place...

29 May 2012

Rudolf Reiber ‘s Suspiria Mundane Most Beautiful

Latest London Art Review Approaching Payne Shurvell visitors are promptly informed that they cannot enter the gallery through the main entrance.  The industrial courtyard...

25 May 2012

Tracey Emin Generic Filler For Rodin And Turner Sandwich

You can’t help but admire Tracey Emin’s for wanting to use her name and art for the good in reviving her home town of...

25 May 2012

Alinka Echeverria’s Mexican Spirituality Adornes London Gallery – REVIEW

Symbolism and mysticism may seem part of an earlier time, but in Mexico City, notions of magic and spirituality are very prominent pieces of...

22 May 2012

London Photography Exhibitions Review May/ June 2012

Group Show / Out of Focus: 25.04.12 – 22.07.12 : The Saatchi Gallery / London Group Show / Unknown Quantities: 25.04.12-25.05.12: Fishbar, London Robin...

8 May 2012

IRWIN & NSK at Calvert 22 REVIEW

  With the French presidential elections just closed, the London Mayor decided, and the race for American president still in progress, it seems everyone...

8 May 2012

Remote Control Exhibition At Institute Of Contemporary Arts REVIEW

  The Institute of Contemporary Art in London asserts that it is the centre for critical artworks and cutting edge contemporary culture. As the...

7 May 2012

Vyner Street Reviews – May 2012

Jack Castle gives his pick of the best exhibitions on and around Vyner Street in the month of May… Trisha Baga: Rock @ Vilma...

6 May 2012

Latest Art Reviews From Rotterdam By Carla Raffinetti

This could be Rotterdam, or anywhere – (Review by Carla Raffinetti) Rotterdam is something of a cultural Mecca in the Netherlands. Be warned though:...

4 May 2012

Ultimate Guide To Christian Louboutin At Design Museum

Every girl dreams of owning a pair of red-soled Louboutin heels – exquisitely designed with stilettos reaching impossible heights. And the Design Museum’s current...

2 May 2012

Ultimate Guide To Bauhaus Art Is Life At Barbican

  ‘Bauhaus’ – literally ‘School of Building’ – has become one of the most meaning-clustered words in the history of art and design, signifying...

2 May 2012

Ultimate Guide To Leonardo Da Vinci The Anatomist

  London eagerly awaits the opening of the largest ever exhibition of Leonardo Da Vinci’s anatomical drawings on view at The Queen’s Gallery this...

30 April 2012

Shoreditch Gallery Reviews – April 2012

Sharon Strom offers Her Pick Of The Best Current Art Exhibitions In The Shoreditch Area… Known for its hipster-chic bars and its two-wheeled transport,...

23 April 2012

London Art Exhibitions: Cork Street area REVIEW – April 2012

Emily Sack Offers Her Pick Of The Best Current Art Exhibitions In The Cork Street Area Cork Street is a thriving art centre in...

19 April 2012

Ron Mueck Proves His Worth At Hauser & Wirth REVIEW

  Thomas Keane asks just how good is Ron Mueck really? Pretty good, actually! An exhibition of hyper-realist sculptor Ron Mueck is well-timed. Emerging...

17 April 2012

Katie Paterson 100 Billion Suns REVIEW

Jack Castle reviews the current Haunch of Venison exhibition How glamorous the art world is! “100 Billion Suns” was first seen at the July...

2 April 2012

Damien Hirst Love Money Death And Hyperbole REVIEW

Tate Modern retrospective anticipates 2m visitors   ‘We have more press here at the Damien Hirst press view, than there were people at the premier...