1 November 2010

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Secret 2010

RCA Secret is an annual exhibition and sale of postcard sized works of art donated by well known and established artists and designers along with that of up and coming RCA graduates. Displayed anonymously in the RCA galleries 12 & 14-19 November, the works are all for sale at £45 each, only available to purchase […]

31 October 2010

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Rob Ryan – The Stars Shine All Day Too

Exclusive new work by Rob Ryan, a highly acclaimed illustrator specialising in paper cuts and limited edition screen prints, he represented TAG Fine Arts at London Art Fair as part of the gallery’s launch in 2007. Since then, Ryan’s elaborate paper cuts have appeared in collaborations with high profile designers in the fashion world including: […]

31 October 2010

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Drift 10 – ILLUMINATE PRODUCTIONS

Building upon the success of DRIFT 08, Illuminate Productions is pleased to present DRIFT 10, our second major Thames-focused contemporary art exhibition. Drift 2010 will see artworks along the river and waterways in central London and Canary Wharf. It will provide an inspiring and exciting spectacle at the cutting edge of contemporary art, engaging a […]

30 October 2010

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PHOTOMONTH East London Photography Festival

photomonth is a celebration of photography. In 2010 there are over 200 exhibitions and events in East London and beyond. To mark our 10th anniversary we have created a series of special projects including the new photolounge at the Old Truman Brewery, images along the new East London Line from Dalston Junction to Shoreditch Hight […]

30 October 2010

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Neil Drabble – The Great Masturbator on Holiday

 Neil Drabble’s work is sharply conceived; developing ideas through installation, sculpture, text, photography and performance. It is tempting to compare some of his methods and results to those of contemporary satirists and comedians – take Russell Brand’s oblique comments to the U.S. electorate at the MTV awards when urging them to vote for Barack Obama. […]

30 October 2010

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HOUSE OF VOLTAIRE

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29 October 2010

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On The way to the Cushion Factory

IMMERSION Vanessa Ironside    

28 October 2010

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Francesca Woodman

Work by Francesca Woodman drawn from her recent retrospective which opened in 2009 at Espacio AV, Murcia, touring to SMS Contemporanea, Siena and the Palazzo della Ragione, Milan in 2010. Victoria Miro will present a selection of some fifty photographs taken from this extensive overview of the artist’s career that comprises of an archive of […]

28 October 2010

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Sam Griffin – Corvée

This will be the most comprehensive show by Griffin in the UK to date. It will be first opportunity to see a collection of new sculptures, drawings and readymades. Throughout the show, Griffin examines the points of intersection that exist between architecture, faith, ideology and an aspiration towards a perceived notion of a better future.

28 October 2010

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Lucie Duban: Dreams and Escape

Through colour and form the artist creates a universe of Onirism. Each title acts as the beginning to a story, inviting the viewer to escape from reality and to remember the child in each of us. Evocative of multiple readings, sensations and feelings the subjective interpretation of her art is paramount to Duban.  A surreal, […]

28 October 2010

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URBANKIND Exclusive Product Launch

Brick Lane Gallery, LondonThursday 28 October 2010 19:00 – 22:00 URBANKIND “Art Decor” exclusive Product Launch – showing exclusive/one-off pieces from Andrew McAttee, AME72, imbue, STATIC, aroe (Heavy Artillery), James Bates, Ben Allen, Mark Hooley (and the department) and Dan Innes. Check out the website for further images of the pieces.

27 October 2010

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Magic Show

For some, the idea of magic suggests fantasy and illusion, while for others it signals a license to practice deception.  ‘Magic Show’ considers these aspects intertwined, how both art and magic employ perception-shifting tactics that exploit the power of suggestion. Artists, like magicians, manipulate and mystify not simply for entertainment, but to redress fundamental relationship within […]

27 October 2010

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EXILE by Shay Culligan

EXILE serigraphy exhibition by Boston-based artist Shay Culligan at the Pratt Fine Arts Center in Seattle, WA. 

27 October 2010

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Wavering Gray

Shea Ming Song successfully creates tensions between “the real” and “the unreal” in an attempt to capture the essence of “representation” and “presentation”. The monochrome of his palette is realistic yet abstract, like the winter in England, a massive gray without boundaries, forming a wandering path across the Pacific and the Atlantic Ocean. As the […]

26 October 2010

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The Gulf Re-Veiled

LahdGallery presents ‘The Gulf Re-Veiled’, the first group exhibition of women artists whose art relate to the society and culture of the Gulf. The featured women artists include ShurooqAmin(Kuwait), TagreedAl Bagshi(Saudi Arabia), NabeelaAl Khayer(Bahrain), Hind Bin Demaithan(United Arab Emirates) and Huda Totonji(Saudi Arabia). Against the backdrop of the Middle Eastern society as their common denominator, […]

25 October 2010

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Newspeak: British Art Now Part II

The second part of the Saatchi Gallery’s showcase of recent Britsh art titled, Newspeak: British Art Now Part II is now on view in the newish Chelsea space. The exhibition provides an expansive insight into the art being made in the UK today. Far from manifesting a visual language in decline, which the Orwellian title […]

25 October 2010

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Talk by Clive Head and Michael Paraskos

Artist Clive Head and art critic Michael Paraskos discuss the ideas behind Head’s exhibition ‘Modern Perspectives’ currently at the National Gallery in London. All welcome.

24 October 2010

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Clive Head Exhibition

Clive Head is one of the leading painters in Britain today. Taking his starting point from the photo-based realist agenda of artists like Richard Estes and Gerhard Richter, Head has extended to concept of realism so that it is no longer concerned with the use of paint to reproduce the language of photography, but takes […]

23 October 2010

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Jarik Jongman – Hello, Goodbye

“The works of Jarik Jongman are beginning to make serious waves on the contemporary art scene, and rightly so – he’s quite brilliant. His solo show at WW Gallery this October and November is hotly anticipated.“The figures in these works gaze out at the spectator directly from another realm, leaving the viewer with their own […]

23 October 2010

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Session_11_Press Release

The exhibition originates from a press-release written by Am Nuden Da and unfolds in two acts:   Session_11_Press Release 4 November—28 November 2010 (Romantically) Be my encourager. Let me down for me to restore sense. Be my denouncer, because all you need do is attempt for me to succumb. Succumb to the unexpected, to that of […]

23 October 2010

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Murmur

Whereas the highly rational societies of the Renaissance felt the need to create Utopias, we of our times must create fables. – Francis Alÿs A low, indistinct and continuous sound, murmuring evokes the telling of stories or rumours that conjure powerful mental pictures. Murmuring otherwise connotes an endless babble of visual and verbal information – […]

23 October 2010

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Parlour Praxis

Parlour Praxis offers a series of performance works from contemporary international artists, exploring the idea of self-guided physical action as a vessel for meaning and dialogue. Building their work in response to the unique architectural form of Christ Church, artists utilise the subtleties of space in the building and develop a dialogue between action, self […]

22 October 2010

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Juan Jose Bravo – Internal Landscapes

Thousands of ants frequently cover my body. Sometimes I feel I’m inhabited by rats. Other times a huge hole opens up inside me like an immense well where my whole life trickles like water then dries up. This work talks about this. I am interested in the changing processes, both positives and negatives, that people […]

22 October 2010

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7 Red Roses – Female Artists from East London

Seven contemporary female artists from East London show new works on the theme of self-reflection. Kimberley Beeching: mixed-media life studies on cavas. kimberleybeeching (at) ukonline.co.uk Maria Escribano: mixed-media installations www.britishwomenartists.com Katerina Iacovides: photography, female sexuality. www.rubyheelzart.com Jimena Pardo: mixed-media nude studies ximenapardo (at) hotmail.com Michelle Theodotou: Photography, illustrative stories. www.myseashellez.com Natalie Taylor: experimental work on […]

22 October 2010

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Arantxa Alcubierre – Two Hours Before

Arantxa Alcubierre Two hours before There is not any most important moment for them during the day, but those minutes just before the show. Excitation, concentration, expectation. They are the Cuban National Circus. Arantxa Alubierre is a London based photographer, working as a freelance between London and Spain. She combines her portrait and corporate photography […]

22 October 2010

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Reduction

  Reduction Martin Bardell, Manuel Capurso, Jochen Klein, Richard Kolker and Gillian Vaux 28 October – 7 November 2010   Reduction features new work by five lens-based artists, seeking to experimentally prune that which is potentially not required, as well as explore the merits of a downsized group exhibition. All five artists are recent alumni […]

22 October 2010

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Total Transparency

Multi-disciplinary group show in NO:ID Gallery’s new large premises, themed ‘Total Transparency’. Works by Calum F. Kerr, Charlotte Colvert, David Porter, Dominc Madden, Gavin Weston, Geraldine Swayne, Jan Suchanek, Jason Gibilaro, Jo Colvert, Jo Wonder, Juan Jose Bravo, Marc Vaulbert de Chantiliy, Mark Hammond, Martin Lau, Noilin O’Kelly, Paul Sakoilski, Paul Sibbering, Richard Niman, Sooz […]

22 October 2010

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Next Nature

A group video exhibition including videos by Susan Bowman, ArtLyst artist, that explores the duality between the nature we dream about but that might not exist anymore and the nature found in cities – how technology and cities, traditionally created to protect us from the forces of nature – somehow gives rise to a ‘next-nature’ […]

21 October 2010

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Ai Weiwei – The Unilever Series

Sunflower Seeds is made up of millions of small works, each apparently identical, but actually unique. However realistic they may seem, these life-sized sunflower seed husks are in fact intricately hand-crafted in porcelain.  Each seed has been individually sculpted and painted by specialists working in small-scale workshops in the Chinese city of Jingdezhen. Far from […]

20 October 2010

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SPECTACLE OF ERROR, by Justin Westover

  In SPECTACLE OF ERROR, British photographer Justin Westover takes us on a journey through his adopted hometown of Paris and the desolate countryside of northern Europe. Drawing upon theorist Guy Debord’s notions of the dérive (drift), formulated in Paris half a century earlier, Westover has constructed a psychogeographical map of ephemeral landmarks on a journey without itinerary […]

20 October 2010

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“Extra Ordinary Men” Videos by Pierre Yves Clouin at Art Star Biennale, Ottawa

PY Clouin will be present during the screening of a 50-minute program entitled Extra Ordinary Men curated by Stefan St-Laurent which features 21 of his videos from 1995-2008 during the Art Star Biennale in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on November 4, at 9 pm. The Biennale is organized by Saw Gallery and runs from October 28 to November 6.       […]

19 October 2010

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