20 November 2010

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Beasts Royal

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19 November 2010

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Nilbar Güres: Window Commission

Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) is pleased to announce a new commission by artist Nilbar Güres, for Rivington Place’s front window. This is the first solo presentation of the artist’s work in the UK following her recent inclusion in the 6th Berlin Biennial. Güres, who lives and works between Vienna and Istanbul, produces theatrical […]

19 November 2010

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Philippe CHITARRINI : THE SNAKE SPIRIT

SOLO SHOW (Chambre 18) de Philippe CHITARRINI qui représentera pour l’occasion le Centre d’Art Contemporain de St-Restitut (sur une proposition de sa directrice Mme Annie Delay). Il présente une interprétation singulière et contemporaine du culte chamanique, au travers de peintures, de séries de dessins et sculptures, spécialement conçues et créés pour le lieu qui les […]

18 November 2010

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ANNA BARHAM – PANORAMING

401contemporary/LONDONprojects is pleased to announce PANORAMING, an exhibition of new work by Anna Barham. Anna Barham works in a variety of media, including sculpture, video, drawing and performance, investigating states of possibility, incompletion, and disintegration through language and mathematical structures. Her works are often the physical manifestation of thought processes that develop through the manipulation […]

18 November 2010

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The Public are not invited

‘Public accountability’ has been cited as driving the shift in funding priorities from ‘excellence’ toward criteria led production in which audience development is critical. Funded art is produced to perpetuate political objectives; the cutting edge is dulled; audience numbers may be growing but this audience is increasingly the passive, disempowered recipient of prescribed ‘art’ production […]

17 November 2010

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Virtually Real

Private View Tuesday 23 Nov  6 – 8.30 pm   Artists Bruce Ingram Grant W Miller James Moore Suzanne Moxhay Julia Willms Simon Woolham Dawn Woolley   ‘In these angles and corners, the dreamer would appear to enjoy the repose that divides being and non-being. He is the being of an unreality’ Gaston Bachelard   […]

17 November 2010

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John Pawson – Plain Space

“The father of modern architectural minimalism” The New York Times The Design Museum presents a major exhibition of the work of John Pawson. Often described as a ‘minimalist’ he is known for a rigorous process of reduction, that creates designs of simplicity, grace and visual clarity. At the heart of the exhibition is a site-specific […]

17 November 2010

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The Crusader by Gerry Judah

Imperial War Museum North in Manchester is exhibiting a new sculpture by renowned contemporary artist Gerry Judah.   The huge work of art is the first exhibit visitors will see on entering the Museum’s Main Exhibition Space.   Gerry Judah’s new piece, entitled The Crusader, has been created in direct response to contemporary global conflict. […]

16 November 2010

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An esoteric emotion

Can a painting create an “esoteric feeling”? For the first time in Italy, it will be possible to admire the paintings of the inspiring father of spiritual abstraction, Čiurlionis, a musician and painter who possessed great sensibility and managed to use his work to stimulate the subconscious of the viewer.      Čiurlionis’ works were “painted […]

16 November 2010

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Zoe Paul: Pass Quietly

Cole Contemporary is proud to present Zoe Paul’s first solo show, Pass Quietly. Paul’s practice incorporates sculpture and prints to explore our perception of history, and the treatment and presentation of historical periods and objects, with a particular focus on classical Greek sculpture. The prints in Pass Quietly examine the constant reproduction and dissemination of […]

16 November 2010

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‘hide & seek’ a mr clement exhibition London

Playing games with Petit Lapin in new Soho galleryi am mr clement and i would like to invite to you play games with Petit Lapin and other extraordinary creatures at my solo exhibition in London.…Are these toys, objects or sculptures?The exhibition will focus on cultural identity and social status – how one defines them and […]

16 November 2010

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Simon Terrill – The Balfron Project

Australian photographer, Simon Terrill is presenting an event Thursday 6th January 2011, 6.30 – 9.30pm ,which will result in a spectacular, mural-sized photograph captured by a large format still camera. This final image will be exhibited at The Nunnery in January 2011, along with the accompanying research and related work. The Project will trace the […]

16 November 2010

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Martin Erik Andersen – matter and mind – slipping through our fingers

Taking bearings is a challenge when encountering Martin Erik Andersen’s installations, sculptural explorations and works on paper for the first time. Within what Andersen refers to as his ‘general register of materials’ there are elements of concrete, steel reinforcing bars, scraps of newspaper cartoons, wonky knitting and embroidery, electrical wiring and light fittings, moulded silicone, […]

16 November 2010

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Tim Wainwright and Chris Letcher

Hour is a collaboration between the visual artist Tim Wainwright and composer Chris Letcher. It started out as a one-hour film that explored the process of contemplation using abstract imagery and a composed surround-sound soundtrack and premiered at this years City of London Festival. Contemplation in this instance is defined as a way of knowing […]

16 November 2010

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Manon de Boer

Dutch artist Manon de Boer’s first UK solo exhibition brings together new and existing film works which combine a documentary approach with subtle editing and an acute attention to sound in relation to image. Her exhibition takes place in the SLG’s new galleries and Clore Studio and is accompanied by a series of screenings of […]

16 November 2010

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Conrad Ventur

Kaleidoscopic installation by New York artist Conrad Ventur created specifically as a stage set for HTRK. Ventur manipulates vintage performance footage of iconic moments and artists, such as Marilyn Monroe and Shirley Bassey. Conrad Ventur has recently exhibited in the Greater New York quintennial at MoMA PS1 New York and has recently held solo shows […]

16 November 2010

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Waterline: Cruising Photography 1925-1970

Waterline is a new photographic exhibition revealing the joys and trials of the heyday of cruising. The exhibition showcases images from the Museum’s ‘Waterline’ collection of historic cruise ship photographs, reflecting the experiences of passengers and crew as well as the range of destinations visited. Conga lines, lifeboat drills and sumptuous displays of cruise food feature alongside historical film footage. […]

16 November 2010

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Mark Dean – The Beginning of the End

Catapulted into the eye of the art world in the early 90′s with his first video work LoveLoveLove, Mark Dean caught the attention of the influential art critic Stuart Morgan, was offered a show at City Racing (1992), a place on the MA course at Goldsmiths College (1992-94) and was a prizewinner in New Contemporaries […]

16 November 2010

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Rod Dickinson – Who, What, Where, When, Why and How

  Alma Enterprises is pleased to present Who, What, Where, When, Why and How a solo show by British artist Rod Dickinson. The show will be the UK premier of his new video installation that was made in collaboration with Steve Rushton. The show marks an important return to Alma’s previous focus on exploring the […]

16 November 2010

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STUART CROFT: THE DEATH WALTZ

FRED [London] Ltd presents a solo exhibition of Stuart Croft’s film ‘The Death Waltz’: a circular ghost story that alludes to gothic apocrypha, Hammer House and Buñuel. At a formal dinner party in a grand mansion, a Scottish man delivers a ghost story to a group of silent guests. The story recounts the tale of […]

16 November 2010

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Maya Hewitt – Nocturne

Maya Hewitt’s work is a painted world of interlinking, multi-threaded and often ambiguous narratives, that convey both childlike innocence and adult understanding. The construction of these unreal spaces are drawn from points of spectral encounter, where notions of power and desire are fought. In Nocturne, there is a definite shift from her previous all encompassing […]

16 November 2010

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House for the Future

Private view: Wednesday 24th November, 6-9 p.m Exhibition Dates: 24th November – 19th December First Thursdays late opening: Thursday 2nd December 6-9 p.m Opening times: Friday – Sunday 12-6 p.m     House for the Future – Alex Baker and Kit Poulson For the final exhibition of 2010 Schwartz Gallery presents the work of Alex […]

15 November 2010

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peripatetic

a group exhibition

14 November 2010

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In Touch 2010

An exhibition in aid of Royal London Society for the Blind by Dragons Den sculptor Guy Portelli and friends including Johannes von Stumm, President of the Royal Society of British Sculptors, Louise Giblin ARBS and Megan di Girolamo. 4 sculptors, 4 painters, 4 milliners

14 November 2010

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Richard Dyer – Easy Veronese, Easy!

Richard Dyer – Easy Veronese, Easy!   Recent Watercolours   Exhibition: 27 October – 28 November 2010, Weds – Sat 12 noon – 6 p.m   Hive is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition by Richard Dyer  – ‘ Easy Veronese, Easy! ‘ opening, 27 October, 7 – 10 pm at our space in Whitechapel . […]

13 November 2010

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ARCADIA

For the past decade, Danny Pockets’ work has focused on the everyday icons and touchstones of our lives that risk being swept away in a tide of ‘regeneration’, pubs, chip shops, café’s, venues, small independent business’.  The cornerstones of our communities negated by a tsunami of superstores and metro convenience. Four years ago he started on […]

13 November 2010

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LOVE IS AN OCULAR SICKNESS

Joint exhibition of work from London based artists Caroline Walker and Lydia Corry.     PRIVATE VIEW 2nd December 6-9pm ARTIST TALK 4th December 3pm     “Love is an ocular sickness” is a statement taken from Plato’s writing on love in which he discusses vision in terms of a physical exchange where the eyes […]

13 November 2010

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Sarah Pager Unbridled, Unveiled

Private View and Opening Event Thursday 18 November 18:00 – 22:00 Thursday to Sunday 12:00 – 18:00 or by Appointment Galerie 8 is pleased to present Unbridled, Unveiled – a site-specific installation by Sarah Pager in the ongoing construction site that in Spring 2011 will become permanently occupied by Galerie 8.  In an arena bare of […]

13 November 2010

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unsteady states unstrung theories

    Artist Adrian Pritchard has been commissioned to produce a second installation as part of the Blackpool Council Culture Shops Project funded by Arts Council England Lottery Grants.     unstrung theories are a continuation of installations using fluid string formations that coil, stretch and accumulate over time.   Meet the Artist 16th December […]

12 November 2010

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SUBSTANCE AND ACCIDENT

PayneShurvell is pleased to present ‘Substance and Accident’, a solo exhibition by Dermot O’Brien.  At Payne Shurvell, O’Brien will present new ambitious, large-scale installation works, which are part of his continuing exploration of the possibilities of materials. There will be a related exhibition at MOCA where he will exhibit the 1998 piece ‘Kit’ – the […]

12 November 2010

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WELCOME TO PARADISE

Anka Dabrowska’s new work defies categorization. Each piece is as much a sculpture as it is a painting, an architectural model, graffiti, ready-made or drawing – and it is as much about the experience of London or any other city as it is about Warsaw.   PayneShurvell is proud to present ‘Welcome to Paradise’, a […]

12 November 2010

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Wokingham Contemporary – Tom Bennett

Solo show by artist Tom Bennett.