10 October 2010

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The Gallant Apparel – Italian Art and the Modern

The Gallant Apparel exhibition is a twentieth century Italian art exhibition that is coinciding with the many cultural events in London during October. Taking as its point of departure Lucio Fontana’s Spatialism, proclaimed in his Manifestos of 1947 and 1948, ‘THE GALLANT APPAREL: Italian Art and the Modern’ charts a line through the main exponents […]

10 October 2010

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Rasheed Araeen ‘Before and After Minimalism, 1959 – 1974’

Rasheed Araeen’s solo exhibition ‘Before and Beyond Minimalism: Drawings, Painting, Sculpture and Concepts, 1959 – 1974’ focuses on the first 15 years of Araeen’s artistic practice. This ranges from works he made in Pakistan that drew on his training as a civil engineer such as ‘My First Sculpture’ to his encounter with the works of […]

10 October 2010

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Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson (b. New York, USA, 1978) trained in the New York Studio Program, NY, Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, MD, and the University of California Los Angeles, CA. Important recent group shows include Thing: New Sculptures from Los Angeles at The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA (2005);Uncertain States of America – American Art […]

10 October 2010

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Angus Fairhurst

This exhibition of drawings and sculptures by Angus Fairhurst draws together key works from throughout his career and is the first gallery exhibition since the artist’s death in 2008. The show is curated and installed by artists Urs Fischer and Rebecca Warren. Part of their concept was to invite various friends of Fairhurst to build […]

9 October 2010

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Raphael: Cartoons and Tapestries for the Sistine Chapel

Rahael’s Cartoons and Tapestries for the Sistine Chapel exhibition is a collaboration between the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Vatican Museums. This is a display of four of the ten tapestries designed by Raphael for the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City. These are the original tapestries from the only series designed by Raphael of […]

9 October 2010

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Martin Creed

Hauser & Wirth continues its outdoor sculpture programme with Martin Creed’s ‘Work No. 700’ (2007), three progressively slimmer steel I-beams balanced on top of each other. The rusted steel I-beams are twelve metres long and neatly stacked, discarding their previous functionality to form a whole in keeping with Creed’s distinctive ‘artistic logic’. Eschewing the label […]

8 October 2010

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JULIEN BISMUTH COMMA 29

New work from this French/American Artist

7 October 2010

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Black Hole Hums B Flat – Ceri Hand Gallery Pop Up Space – London

The Liverpool based Ceri Hand Gallery is one of the most exciting and progressive galleries currently operating in the UK.   The gallery is staging a series of events during the Frieze period in a Pop Up space  – 80 Duke Street W1K 6JG. This group exhibition entitled ‘Black Hole Hums B Flat’ which showcases […]

7 October 2010

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Cruel and Tender an Art in Mind Exhibition

Cruel and Tender an Art in Mind Exhibition organised by The Brick Lane Gallery. 7th-18th October 2010. This exhibition features works by: Graham Keddie, Christina ten Bosch, Manabu Nitta, Louise Giblin ARBS, Rosy James, Periklis Costopoulos, Jenny Thornley, Hitomi Kammai, Yuko Yama, Arnaud “END” Vivane, Alexandra Gallagher and MIAAW.COM.

7 October 2010

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Mirrored City – solo exhibition of photographer Kate Cledwyn

Kate Cledwyn launches ‘Mirrored City’ her London debut solo exhibition on the 12th October. Inspired by the constantly evolving architecture of the City of London. Cledwyn’s work is already in private and corporate collections and this exhibition offers collectors an opportunity to view her recent studies of the interaction between historic and modern architecture. This […]

7 October 2010

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The Art of Giving

Classic FM’s charity, Music Makers is a beneficiary charity for the Art of Giving Exhibition on 8th and 9th October. The exhibition will be held at The Saatchi Gallery in The Duke of York’s Headquarters, Kings Road, London SW3 4SQ, the nearest station is Sloane Square.  Some of the most popular names in the contemporary […]

7 October 2010

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Wild England

In his first UK solo exhibition Andrew Curtis combines photographic and painterly techniques to create a series of disquieting portraits of English suburbia. The resulting images reveal a physical and psychological landscape in which the familiar is rendered unaccountably alien.  Many of the works include two familiar suburban symbols: the Monkey Puzzle Tree and the Torbay Palm.  Now […]

6 October 2010

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Pocket

P.H2O ARTE is pleased to announce the performance “Pocket”, Domenico Olivero’s new urban art project.   “Pocket” is a transparent plastic pocket, left in public spaces, inside which there is gold dust.   This gold dust slowing blows away from the pocket and contaminates the space behind.   A poetic art which encourages thinking about […]

6 October 2010

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Michael Petry

Reinvigorating Sir John Soane’s patronage of contemporary British artists and delving into the emotionally charged forces of light at work in the Museum, acclaimed multi-media artist Michael Petry will be exhibiting at Sir John Soane’s Museum later this year and returning early in 2011 with a second exhibition of site-specific work developed in response to […]

6 October 2010

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‘Things’

Between 12th and 19th October members of the public are invited to deposit an object they own in a bring-a-thing-athon at the Wellcome Collection. The object can be any single thing they own, be it special or boring, rare or common. The only stipulation is that it must be no bigger than their head.   […]

6 October 2010

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Sequence # 7

Project AGRIEBORZ by Nick Ervinck

5 October 2010

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Susan Philipsz: SURROUND ME

“Things… made truly Musicall with Art by my correction, and yet plaine, and capable with ease, by my direction.” Composer Thomas Ravenscroft, from Deutoromelia, 1609 At the weekends an eerie quiet descends on the City of London, in offices, squares, churchyards and streets, broken by the occasional sound of traffic and church bells. The silence […]

5 October 2010

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Walid Raad – Miraculous Beginnings

One of the most important artists from the Middle East, Walid Raad says his work ‘was in some ways made possible by the wars in Lebanon’. He playfully considers the effects of conflict not only on body and mind, but also on art itself in Miraculous Beginnings, the first survey of his work from the […]

5 October 2010

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Stephen Sutcliffe

British artist Stephen Sutcliffe creates film collages from his extensive archive of video and audio recordings. His films weave together fragments of the written and spoken word and broadcast images to create complex and disjointed relationships. Often centered on the theme of self-doubt Sutcliffe’s poetic works gain their inspiration from literary sources. This exhibition is […]

4 October 2010

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Map Marathon

The Serpentine Gallery presents the fifth event in its acclaimed Marathon series on 16 and 17 October. The multi-dimensional Map Marathon will feature non-stop live presentations by over 50 artists, poets, writers, philosophers, scholars, musicians, architects, designers and scientists.This ambitious two-day event takes place in London during Frieze Art Fair week. Participations include performances and presentations […]

4 October 2010

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SCARED BUT FRESH

An Exhibition of Collages and Unusual Objects An American artist now based in Paris, Matthew Rose is an exciting talent who creates pieces of visual delight through his cleverly crafted and beautifully laid out collages. Matthew Rose’s artworks have been exhibited throughout Europe, Asia and the America for more than 20 years, and his art […]

4 October 2010

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A Parallax in Sight and Sound

Talented painter, composer and Westminster School maths teacher Giles Hayter synthesizes abstract geometric art and uplifting contemporary music in his fifth exhibit ‘A Parallax in Sight and Sound’ at The Gallery in Redchurch Street, Shoreditch from 2-7 November 2010.   The 29 year old Oxford Maths graduate’s approach to art is experimental and multi-sensory, drawing on […]

3 October 2010

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Maritin Gustavsson – In No Particular Order

Maria Stenfors is pleased to present a new series of paintings by Swedish artist Martin Gustavsson. The exhibition is a painted multitude consisting of over 70 paintings installed in a grid covering the gallery wall. In resisting aesthetic hierarchies and the immunity of the singular painting, the installation speaks of every painting’s failure to be […]

3 October 2010

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Dan Coopey: Position 1

Wall-based art, videos and sculptures that explore themes of visual language and representation.

3 October 2010

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ALEXANDER PONOMAREV

Drawing upon his background in nautical engineering and an early career as a submariner, Ponomarev uses journeys on the sea as a starting point to explore the relationship between illusion and ‘reality’, the utility of art, and the shifting tides of personal and cultural history. The works in this exhibition issue from journeys undertaken by […]

3 October 2010

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DAMIEN HIRST – THE SOULS

For this landmark project, Damien Hirst has intensified his career-long fascination with the beauty,fragility and symbolism of butterflies to create a spectacular and multi-allusive evocation of mortality.More than that of any contemporary artist, and in a modern lineage that includes the work of AndyWarhol and Francis Bacon, the art of Damien Hirst confronts the balances […]

3 October 2010

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Afshin Dehkordi – Muniments

Muniments is the first UK solo show of the photographic and text installation work of the Iranian born British artist Afshin Dehkordi. Focusing on the tangled and contradictory relationships between Iran and the West, Muniments peels open the subtle layers of public and private ownership in contemporary Iranian society. Afshin Dehkordi was born in Iran […]

3 October 2010

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David Murphy

CoExist is pleased to present our first solo exhibition. Details and images to follow shortly

3 October 2010

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Maurizio Anzeri: The Garden Party Q Space

The winner of the Vauxhall Collective, Fine Art category, presents an installation populated by several characters created using synthetic hair.

3 October 2010

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Alex pearl & Annabel Dover

ALEX PEARL‘I was continuing to shrink, to become… what? The infinitesimal? What was I? Still a human being? Or was I the man of the future? If there were other bursts of radiation, other clouds drifting across seas and continents, would other beings follow me into this vast new world? So close – the infinitesimal […]

3 October 2010

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Phyllida barlow & Fiona Macdonald

CoExist are proud to present new works by Phyllida Barlow and Fiona MacDonald, an exhibition curated by Jonathan Kipps. Engagement with the physicality of their materials combined with a strong painterly essence is the terrain shared by Phyllida Barlow and Fiona MacDonald. The dialogue created between their two practices raises thoughts of weight, space, movement, gesture, […]

3 October 2010

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RIBA Manser Medal 2010

Drawings, models and photographs of the winning architectural designs for new houses and major extensions.