27 August 2010

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‘STOMA!’

Heidi Yssennagger would like to invite you to attend the Private view of her ‘One day only’ Solo exhibition.This is a unique chance to preview extensive major works of art by this emerging British Artist, including new unseen work. All welcome! Heidi Yssennager’s art concerns itself directly with issues relating to body image, identity, and […]

27 August 2010

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Politics in Print

Should you find yourself in the West Country at the end of the summer, Jonathan Velardi is exhibiting his specially commissioned work by Devon County Council and Double Elephant Print Workshop for Politics in Print, at the launch exhibition at The XCentre in Exeter, Devon. Documentation of research and production throughout the commission for his hand printed […]

27 August 2010

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Edwin Burdis :Back, Sack and Crack

Max Wigram Gallery is proud to announce their first solo exhibition of artist Edwin Burdis: Edwin Burdis presents Back, Sack and Crack (a work) and Home (a performance). Composer, performer and artist Burdis is mainly known for his groundbreaking art and experimental pop music bands, exploring a unique and extravagant fusion between art, music and […]

26 August 2010

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OPEN 13 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF SCULPTURES AND INSTALLATIONS VENICE 2010

  GASPARE MANOS REPRESENTS ITALY AT OPEN 13 – INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF SCULPTURES AND INSTALLATIONS AFTER EMILIO VEDOVA AND SANDRO CHIA. L’ARTISTA  GASPARE MANOS PARTECIPA A OPEN 13 – ESPOSIZIONE INTERNAZIONALE DI SCULTURE ED INSTALLAZIONI VENEZIA 2010 . L’OPERA DEL MANOS ESPOSTA  HOTEL EXCELSIOR,  VENEZIA DAL 1 SETTEMBRE 2010. Per ulteriori informazioni : info@artecommunications.com Tel. +39 041 5264546 L’artista Italiano […]

25 August 2010

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‘JOHN MAEDA IS THE FORTUNE-COOKIE’

John Maeda, digital art pioneer and current President of Rhode Island School of Design, follows up his groundbreaking 2008 Maeda/MySpace project at Riflemaker with a ‘live’ exhibition about wisdom, luck and information-getting. Maeda (b1966 Seattle, Washington) is The Fortune Cookie; and he will relay his short and sweet messages twitter-style to the audience using a […]

25 August 2010

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JOSEPHINE KING: LIFE SO FAR

Riflemaker presents 80 coloured ink paintings made by King over the last five years. These full-length portraits, and often distressing texts that frame them, express some of the confusion and isolation of her illness. Yet, rather than being depressing, the work is intimate and inspiring. The paintings fuse the decorative aspect of King’s previous ceramic […]

25 August 2010

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Robert Nicol: Breaking Wheel

Cole Contemporary is proud to present Breaking Wheel, a new exhibition by Robert Nicol. Nicol’s paintings and drawings draw on a variety of sources, ranging from Goya, Canaletto, Dutch Genre painting and American Folk art. This compendium of sources results in the creation of an imaginary world that parodies our own, inhabited by an array […]

25 August 2010

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Sheffield Summer Open Exhibition

An open submission exhibition featuring a wide range of art work by different artists and makers, including painting, printmaking, drawing and photography. Featured artists: Alan Hardcastle, Alan Melling, Alison Thompson, Angela Hardwick, Angyl Roper, Bev Elliott, Bill Pinson, Bryan Hible, Caroline Quincey, Christine Darley Gibson, Damien Constantine, David Lloyd, Emily Harvey, Enid Wadsworth, Helen Booth, […]

24 August 2010

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Jimi Hendrix London Years

This is the 40th anniversary of Jimi Hendrix’s death in London The Handel House Museum  celebrates and explores the London life, music, performances and legacy of the musician, who moved into the top floor flat of 23 Brook Street in 1968 the former home to the great baroque composer George Frideric Handel from 1723 until […]

24 August 2010

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Klara Lidén

In her first major exhibition in the UK, co-produced with Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Klara Lidén will present a series of installations, both existing and new films displayed within the context of architectural interventions in the gallery spaces, as well as works on paper. Lidén has, in earlier projects, built a house with discarded materials on […]

24 August 2010

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Damián Ortega : The Curve

The next commission in The Curve will be an ambitious installation by acclaimed Mexican artist Damián Ortega. For 31 days Ortega has set himself the challenge of creating a new sculpture over 24 hours. Each sculpture will be inspired by an item culled from the newspaper of that day: whether a news story, a photograph, or a […]

23 August 2010

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Elina Brotherus

Elina Brotherus, the widely acclaimed photographer and filmmaker uses a lucid, disarming, yet apparently straightforward relationship to subject matter.  For COMMA, Brotherus will present a newly commissioned film of a solitary swimmer wading naked into, and breaking, the almost solid water surface of a slippery cold lake.  A development of an earlier work, ‘Black Bay […]

23 August 2010

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Ernst Caramelle

COMMA, the successful series of fast paced exhibitions, continues at Bloomberg SPACE with a newly commissioned wall drawing by Ernst Caramelle and series of photographs and video works by Elina Brotherus. Known for his unique use of drawing and painting, Ernst Caramelle applies thin washes of watercolour and pigment painted directly on to the gallery […]

23 August 2010

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Keeping it Real

An Exhibition in Four Acts: Act 1: The Corporeal: The D. Daskalopoulos Collection Marcel Duchamp’s iconic Fountain, 1917/64, a common urinal displayed on a plinth, is the starting point for exploring the way artists have used materials to look at the relationship between art and reality. This first in a series of four displays drawn […]

23 August 2010

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Illumini Presesnts Secret Subterranean London

  Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Have you ever wondered what secret tunnels and buildings are hidden under the city streets?  llumini Event 2010 presents: ‘Secret Subterranean London’ Underground Exhibition, Tours, Talks & Grand opening night all FreeVenue: The Basement Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old Street, London, EC1V 9LTDates: 9th Sept […]

23 August 2010

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David Kirshner – Play On

PLAY ON skirmishes with historicy an exhibition of work by David Kirshner    

22 August 2010

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Alice Neel: Painted Truths

Influential 20th century American painter Alice Neel, 1900–1984, is best known for her portraits of celebrated artists and writers from New York, including Andy Warhol, Frank O’Hara, Meyer Shapiro and Linda Nochlin. Neel reinvigorated the traditions of portraiture at a time when the predominance of abstract art and the male white painter went largely unchallenged. […]

22 August 2010

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Light – Chris Wood Solo Show

The Print House Gallery presents a selection of new and recent work by leading glass and light artist Chris Wood. A passionate fascination with light is the driving force behind the work of artist Chris Wood. She is best known for her large scale wall panels of optical glass that transform light into transient patterns […]

18 August 2010

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Alex Katz

A new portrait of Anna Wintour, Editor in Chief of American VOGUE, by artist Alex Katz will be on display for the first time at the National Portrait Gallery in May 2010. The new portrait of Wintour will be accompanied by the display Alex Katz Portraits from 15 May – 21 September 2010. One of […]

18 August 2010

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‘Search For A Common Language’

Mainly small works on paper and canvas, exploring the search for a common language.

18 August 2010

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Gauguin ‘Maker Of Myth’

About the exhibition ‘This is by a long shot the Art event of the year: The first important Gauguin exhibition in Britain for 50 years will highlight his spectacular Post impressionist canvases along with wood reliefs and a number of rarely seen inventive ceramics’ – ArtLyst Book your tickets now for the must-see exhibition of […]

18 August 2010

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Barmy Park

Do we need a little madness to set us free, or just a little freedom to be mad?  Barmy Park presents a fortnight of art, performance, poetry, music and events that explore madness in art and its potential to liberate thinking. The event brings together 30 artists and performers who tackle the taboos surrounding mental […]

17 August 2010

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matériel perdu

New work by this interesting Multimedia Artist

17 August 2010

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John Bock: New3 commissions for The Curve

The internationally-acclaimed, Berlin-based artist John Bock is renowned for his surreal installations combining performance, sculpture and film. Drawing on an idiosyncratic range of interests, Bock creates an absurd amalgamation of references from the disciplines of economics, fashion, film, politics, philosophy and music, among others. In Bock’s installation a modified mobile home lands like an alien […]

17 August 2010

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Alejandro Cesarco

Uruguayan artist Alejandro Cesarco pays special attention to the construction of narratives and the practices of reading and translating. ‘I am interested in cataloguing, classifying, appropriating and reinterpreting texts’, he has said. Through different conceptual strategies and a range of media, including prints, books, videos and installations, he explores the various meanings of words and […]

17 August 2010

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Polly Morgan “Psychopomps”

Psychopomps is Polly Morgan’s first solo exhibition with Haunch of Venison. It consists of four suspended taxidermy sculptures, each poised between metamorphosis and flight. Named Psychopomps after the mythical creatures that conduct souls into the after-life, their historical representation includes Hermes and Charon from Greek mythology, the Valkyries from Norse myth, Anubis the jackal-headed Egyptian […]

17 August 2010

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Converse DAZED 2010 Emerging Artists Award

In
 late
 April,
 Converse
 and
 Dazed
 launched
 The
 Converse/Dazed
 2010
 Emerging
 Artists
 Award,
 a
 major
 new
 art
 competition
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 to
 offer
 an
 exciting
 platform
 to
 emerging
 artists,
 offering
 a
 first
 prize
 of
 £6,000
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 an
 exhibition
 at
 Stephen
 Friedman
 Gallery,
 one
 of
 London’s
 leading
 contemporary
 art
 galleries,
 in
 July
 and
 August
 2010.
 The
 award
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16 August 2010

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Shomei Tomatsu & Daido Moriyama

The work of Daido Moryiama and Shomei Tomatsu, the two giants of the Japanese post-war movement presented side by side for the first time in the UK, will be unveiled at the Michael Hoppen Gallery on 9 September. While their photographs differ in style, sentiment is common to both. They address love, anguish and anger […]

16 August 2010

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ROBERT BERGMAN

Michael Hoppen Contemporary is pleased to present the very first European show of American photographer Robert Bergman’s color portraits, opening 14 October 2010. In the tradition of spontaneous street photography, Bergman finds fleeting moments with strangers, capturing the truth of personal emotion, lived experience and spiritual states, allowing a microscopically nuanced discovery of the indelible […]

15 August 2010

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PHOTOGRAPHY: BURTYNSKY, KANDER, POLIDORI

PHOTOGRAPHYEdward Burtynsky, Nadav Kander, Robert Polidori11 August – 11 September 2010 This exhibition brings together an exclusive selection of images by three world-renowned Flowers photographers. In a year that marks the respective culmination of the photographers’ most ambitious series to date – for Burtynsky, a decade-long survey of photographic work exploring the subject of oil; […]

15 August 2010

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DUVAL TIMOTHY

A solo exhibition of new work by London based artist Duval Timothy. The exhibition will house new video, sculpture and paintings. The title ‘ARE NA FO’ is taken from ‘OF AN ERA’ a phrase used to describe the work of artist Blinky Palermo indicating a step forward from unresolved modernist sensibilities that remain strong influences […]

15 August 2010

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Kupferstichkabinett: Between Thought and Action

The word ‘Kupferstichkabinett’ comes from the German expression meaning a  museum’s unique collection of prints and drawings. ‘Kupferstichkabinett: Between Thought and Action’ looks at role of drawing in current practice. Kupferstichkabinett has more than two hundred works on paper by a selection of the most important artists working today. This selection of drawings and prints […]