Polish artist Robert Kusmirowski transforms the gallery into a World War Two-era bunker. Encounter mysterious rooms, forgotten objects and dark tunnels as you are transported to another time and place in this highly atmospheric installation.
Authority to Remove marks the final chapter of American artist Jill Magid’s long involvement with the Dutch secret service, the AIVD. In 2005, she was commissioned by the AIVD (De Algemene Inlichtingen en Veiligheidsdienst) to create an artwork for their new headquarters. This unlikely-seeming invitation came about as the result of a stipulation under Dutch […]
Miroslaw Balka’s box of darkness is disturbing in its historical echoes but beautiful as well. The TimesMiroslaw Balka’s black hole at Tate Modern is terrifying, awe-inspiring and throught-provoking. It embraces you with a velvet chill. The Guardian The latest commission in The Unilever Series How It Is by Polish artist Miroslaw Balka is a giant […]
Photo: Lucas Samaras 1976 Shake It: An Instant History of the Polaroid Nobuyoshi Araki , Rut Blees Luxemburg , Guy Bourdin , Tim Braden, Roe Ethridge , Walker Evans, Richard Hamilton, David Hockney, André Kertész , John Latham, Robert Mapplethorpe, Jonathan Monk, Lisa Oppenheim , Lucas Samaras , Michael Snow, Juergen Teller , Andy Warhol, […]
THROUGH is an exhibition that asks questions of the shared preoccupations and ideas that inform the experience of art through the practices of four contemporary artists. The artists consider THROUGH to be a multiple whole (made up of interdependent parts) that they feel play off the situation of the gallery and exhibition. The […]
“Hobby Life” Sarah Baker Covadonga Valdes Galen Riley A hobby life is the life to which people dedicate a private life toward personal reward and fulfillment. A hobby life can be a secret life, an other life, the real life. “Hobby! ” more often said these days with a condescending sneer. In this age […]
It is true – PechaKucha is back in London. After several false starts we are a GO once again. It all happened really fast and the first event will be THIS MONDAY – 9th November at Big Chill House in Kings Cross. Door open at 19.00pm presentations from 20:20 PechaKucha Night was devised in Tokyo […]
CRATE INVITES YOU TO: ‘FORMOSA’ BY JUNEAU PROJECTS LAUNCH EVENT AT THE SHELL GROTTO, 13/11/09 6-9 PM SHOW THEN OPEN AT CRATE, 15/11/09 AND 19-22/11/09 12-5PM Crate have commissioned Juneau Projects to create a new live work for Margate’s famous Shell Grotto. The piece, entitled ‘Formosa’ (the former name for Taiwan – from […]
This event is at the Ropetacke Centre in Shoreham and is their first Art fair. Local art, of high standard and affordable prices. One day only. Free Entry. This exciting exhibition gives Adur artists as well as national artists the opportunity to show and sell their work. This is an ideal occasion for artists to […]
Bricks. //EXHIBITION Type: Music/Arts – Exhibit Network: Global Date: Saturday, November 28, 2009 Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm Location: peckham Description We are conducting the next ‘Bricks’ exhibition in Area 10; a raw, industrial, artist led space, in Peckham. ‘Bricks’ exhibits artworks that are in effect their own systems existing and operating within the world they […]
From 13th-15th November Hay-on-Wye will play host to a range of top artists, critics, curators and musicians for a weekend of lively debates, stunning art performances, and top-notch live music sets. The Art Sessions will explore the issues at the heart of contemporary art with this year’s theme Art in an Ephemeral Age – topics […]
Fouad Elkoury’s latest photographic series captures fragments of broken societal values, reflecting the lost ideals of a generation that once held expectations for a fair and just society. Elkoury layers text on black and white and colour photographic montages mounted on aluminium, in a poetic and personal exploration of national aspirations and the dream of […]
Childhood and transition are the subjects of this collaborative touring exhibition, showing at two Idea Stores in November. Stuart’s documentary landscapes explore the beaches of his childhood while Tim’s large scale lightboxes take a closer, personal look at his transition from Guernsey to London and into adulthood.
Celebrating 75 years of the King, Proud Chelsea presents Elvis at 21: New York to Memphis by world renowned photographer Alfred Wertheimer. Never before seen in the UK and exclusive to Proud Chelsea, this exhibition is set to expose those moments which were to become legendary, alongside intimate, behind the scenes shots of a young […]
Proud Camden South Gallery presents Sound Kapital: Beijing’s Music Underground, a photographic portrait of contemporary Beijing as seen by Matthew Niederhauser. The exhibition presents large-format images of urban development projects in Beijing alongside portraits of performers involved in a growing counterculture that fuels the underground music scene in China’s capital, forcing us […]
n her third exhibition at Gimpel Fils, Stein will present a series of new paintings and drawings, as well as lithographs and an installation made in collaboration with Rosie McGurn. Cumulatively, these works constitute a rebuttal against cloned femininity, preferring instead idiosyncratic, wilfully eccentric women and wounded decadents who seem at odds with the supposedly […]
Phillips de Pury & Company’s Contemporary Art department is synonymous with high-quality and cutting-edge contemporary art. Works from the 1970s up until the present are the cornerstones to the auctions and both the day and evening sales have generated a remarkable list of artists’ records broken at auction. The Contemporary Art department at Phillips […]
Works on Paper and a Painting Born Oxford, 1952. Studied at Hertfordshire and Brighton Colleges of Art graduating from MA course in 1975. Exhibited with Jill George Gallery since 1986. Exhibited in USA, France and Spain as well as regular solo exhibitions at the Gallery of paintings and monoprints. Work is represented in numerous public […]
The Contemporary Art Department at Sotheby’s focuses on a diverse range of artists and schools from early Abstract Expressionism through today. Our sales typically include fine paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures and installations from nearly every notable Contemporary movement of the post-war 20th-and 21st-centuries.Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Department is currently the undisputed leader in the category, consistently […]
Faggionato Fine Art is proud to announce their forthcoming exhibition of the Californian artist Wayne Thiebaud. Known best for his deadpan still-life paintings from the 1960s of sugary confections, delicatessen counters, toys and everyday consumer objects, Thiebaud has continued to revisit these themes with an undiminished energy and vigour.
Curators’ Series #2: Sculpture of The Space Age with Gintaras Didziapetris, Ryan Gander, Mario Garcia Torres, Rosalind Nashashibi. Parallel to the exhibition, the Foundation presents ‘The Object of The Attack’, a programme of events, interventions and performances. 15 October, from 6.30 pm: Performances by Pierre Huyghe, Reto Pulfer, Alexandre Singh, Jack Strange, Ian Wilson.
A selection of works from The Shandy Collection. The Arts Gallery is proud to present selected works from an intriguing private collection. The Shandy Show reveals an eclectic set of artworks amassed by an anonymous London-based collector over the last decade; uniquely, the majority of the works were acquired through an exchange of services for […]
n the early 1940s Somnath Hore worked as a newspaper illustrator, providing visual documentation of Bengal Famine of 1943. After that Hore went on to Government College of Art and Craft in Calcutta and up until his death in 2006 aged 86, Hore produced politically committed art in a variety of mediums including lino-cut, woodblock […]
Ayres is best known for her vibrant palette and the sheer physicality with which she applies paint to canvas. The works in this exhibition contain many familiar motifs but also represent a marked progression. Each work brims with her usual energy, however these new compositions are more distilled and exude the confidence of a painter […]
Design Miami/ is the global forum that brings together the most influential dealers, collectors, designers, curators and critics from around the world in celebration of design culture and commerce. Inspired by the galvanizing effect of Art Basel Miami Beach, the founders of Design Miami/ set out to create a design fair unlike any other that […]
Inci Eviner’s film, Harem, 2009 is based on a series of early 19th century engravings by German artist Antoine Ignace Melling, who was invited by Sultan Selim the Third to chronicle the court and city of Constantinople. Eviner replaces the original figures with animations of women performing repetitive, mundane actions. Shown on a continuous loop […]
Experimental Workshop, Japan 1951 – 1957 29 October – 18 December 2009 The Great Experiment, Russia Homage to Camilla Gray 29 October – 18 December 2009