15 August 2010

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THE FAMILY AND THE LAND: SALLY MANN

This exhibition at will be the American photographer Sally Mann’s first solo exhibition in the UK. Combining several series from her long photographic career, it will reflect Mann’s artistic impulse to draw on the world around her as subject matter.

15 August 2010

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FINE THINGS TO BE SEEN

Curated by Ben Street & Tom Juneau: Edwina Ashton, Karl England, Gabriel Hartley, Eleanor Morgan, Brian Sayers and Rose Wylie  The title has been taken from the GK Chesterton poem ‘The Rolling English Road’. The poem bends pragmatic spirituality to the ancient ballad; the mythic drunkard sees harbingers of the next life in this merry […]

15 August 2010

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JESS FLOOD-PADDOCK: GANGSTA’S PARADISE

Hayward Gallery Project Space In her first solo exhibition at a major institution, the British artist Jess Flood-Paddock (b.1977) presents a sculptural scenario that explores the historical and cultural specificity of moral behaviour, populist self-help texts, the links between anthropology and infotainment, and the comedy and tragedy of scale – specifically gigantism. Often concerned with […]

15 August 2010

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ADENIYI OLAGUNJU

This is the first solo exhibition in the UK of work by British/Nigerian artist Adeniyi (‘Niyi) Olagunju. The exhibition comprises wood-based installations, made using discarded wooden-pallets, referencing global trade, and its effect on Africa. Born in 1981 in Sagamu, Nigeria, Niyi Olagunju now lives and works in Fort Worth, Texas. He studied at Lagos College, […]

15 August 2010

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BECAUSE WE ARE SMALL: DADD, EDDEN, GIZELI, LEWIS

SFSA Hackney Road studios member Betsy Dadd is showing new works as part of Because we are small, a group show at Flowers gallery, 21 Cork Street, London. Other artists exhibiting, Jane Edden, Kleio Gizeli and Tim Lewis. ‘Betsy Dadd’s animations utilise the frame as a means of harnessing a fugitive imagery that dances on the edges of visual fixity. Dadd’s moving pictures – […]

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 […]

13 August 2010

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Locate

Locate is curated by Sarah Williams, hosted at Jerwood Space. It is another London exhibition utilising the concept of the artists’s living space which they are tasked with developing their relationship with it, taking into account the location, be it  a fictional or conceptual space. The selected artists took a five month research project to […]

13 August 2010

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Jake and Dinos Chapman Childrens Art Commission Whitechapel

Jake and Dinos Chapman transform the galleries into a space for children and families to delight in the macabre. Drawing on their forthcoming book Bedtime Tales for Sleepless Nights published by Fuel, the commission includes original etchings of modern-day fairy tales told in poetry and illustrated with intricate, fantastical drawings. A Whitechapel Gallery colouring book […]

12 August 2010

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Art at the church”A dialogue”

“A dialogue” contemporary art exhibition celebrating life and death by artist Richard Bagguley  When the Reverend Dr Brian Leathard saw an unusual painting of Jesus exhibited at the Chelsea Arts Club, he asked to meet artist Richard Bagguley and thus began an unlikely collaboration. The canvas depicts Jesus dressed in a loincloth on the Northern Line tube […]

12 August 2010

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Heat Haze

Heat Haze has unusual performances every weekend throughout August, taking place throughout the numerous different spaces, predominantly performed outdoors. Weekend Breakdowns 14.08.2010 (Sat) A NEW STANCE FOR TOMORROW This exhibition removes the boundaries between art, architecture and design. It concentrates on alternative visions and innovations by artists, designers and filmmakers. It examines the occupation of […]

11 August 2010

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STELLA VINE – WE’RE IN IT FOR THE MONEY

  STELLA VINE – WE’RE IN IT FOR THE MONEY9th September – 24th September 2010 (open by appointment only)   With a personal history as colourful as her paintings Stella Vine has been catapulted to the forefront of the public’s art consciousness in recent years. Due in part to her involvement with Charles Saatchi’s New […]

11 August 2010

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this then – Locky Morris

this then is an exhibition of works by Derry-based artist Locky Morris.  The exhibition is a collaborative venture between the Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast and the Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, that sets out to examine aspects of the underlying themes and formal motifs in Morris’s practice during a period spanning three decades.   Accompanying the […]

11 August 2010

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Rhythmic Tales

Rhythmic Tales is a new collection of paintings by Alice Boyle that endeavours to stimulate the viewers’ imagination, by creating vignettes of, ‘a stylised distortion of nature’. They contain specific symbols and colours to conjure up the creation of an untold story.  Alice wants the observer to be creatively involved with the meaning of the […]

11 August 2010

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Platform X – Living Rooms

Platfrom X is a platform for artists to utilise the gallery space with creativity, invloving the public to produce an outcome. The focus in Samuel Dowd’s exhibition is the design of a contemporary living structure, examining the structure which inspires an artist’s work with the inhabited  architectural environment. Samuel Dowd has established a workshop studio […]

10 August 2010

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“Sculptures” by Pascal françois

Direct stone carving sculptures, paintings, drawings and videos by artist pascal françois.

10 August 2010

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One Minute Film and Video Festival, Aarau, Switzerland

A Film of 60 seconds duration is only limited in the dimension of time, because to the creative exploration and the wideness of experimental possibilities are set only a few boundaries, if any. Indeed, very often this extreme form of short film is a great source and inspirational platform for very concentrated, creative and extraordinary works. Susan […]

10 August 2010

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Danny Rolph: ‘Brasilia’

Solo exhibition with drawings of Danny Rolph in the Project Space of Gallery Koraalberg.

10 August 2010

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JORIS GHEKIERE

Solo exhibition of Joris Ghekiere (paintings)

10 August 2010

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Videoholica, Varna, Bulgaria

9-day festival showing video art on the theme KEEP THE ILLUSION ALIVE. 150 video art works (selected from more than 500). Susan Bowman’s video ‘Moving’ will be shown at 21:00 on 10 August at the Archeological Museum. Videoholica is part of the International Biennial for Visual Arts.

9 August 2010

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Room Divider

‘Room Divider’ is a group exhibition which celebrates the relationship between Romanticism and the machine aesthetic. At its centre is a response to the cyclical phenomenon of modernity appearing to reach critical mass. A contemporary audit, therefore, on the enduring concerns of Twentieth Century Modernism, the exhibition combines the aesthetic languages of computers, furnishing, pop […]

9 August 2010

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Close Examination: Fakes, Mistakes and Discoveries

The Fakes, Mistakes and Discoveries exhibition explores applied science in helping to understand Old Master paintings in the National Gallery. A world leader in its field, the Gallery employs advanced techniques in scientific examination, conservation and art historical research to investigate a painting’s physical properties. Misconceptions of the past are cleverly revealed with the use […]

9 August 2010

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My Mistake – Oscar Tuazon

Oscar Tuazon creates sculptures and installations that are characterised by a sense of tension. Comprised of both natural and industrial materials, Tuazon’s structures reference minimalist sensibilities, DIY aesthetics and the formal language of architecture. Great exhibition by Oscar Tuazon where you can get physically involved at the Institute of Contemporary Art, one of London’s greatest […]

9 August 2010

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I Never Stopped Loving You – Tracey Emin

Tracey Emin’s neon art work ‘I Never Stopped Loving You’, a neon text for the facade of Droit House, one of the most distinctive buildings on Margate seafront. The piece has been commissioned by Turner Contemporary and will remain in situ from 1st of May onwards and also marks the countdown to the opening of […]

9 August 2010

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The Borrowed Loop

The exhibition takes its title from Nicholas Bourriaud’s 2002 book ‘Postproduction’ in which the modern day artist’s use of appropriation is likened to the DJ’s sample or ‘borrowed loop’. As in music, the art of postproduction breaks with traditions of referencing and citation, moving instead towards a culture of ‘shareware’ in which forms, already within […]

9 August 2010

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Keep Me Posted

Posted is a temporary exhibition space in a former post office in east london that will present a series of art exhibitions, performances, screenings and workshops celebrating the post and exploring and examining our postal history and heritage. Featuring work from a variety of different artists both established and up and coming, Keep Me Posted […]

9 August 2010

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1:1 – Architects Build Small Spaces

Architecture intrinsically makes part of our experience every day. With an emphasis on illustrations, models and photographs, architectural exhibitions sometimes deny their engagement with real constructions. Using the landscape of the Museum as a test site, the V&A invited nineteen architects to submit proposals for structures that examine notions of refuge and retreat. From these […]

9 August 2010

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The Invisibles – Leah Gordon

London Photographic Exhibition Leah Gordon (b.1959 Ellesmere Port) is a photographer, film-maker and curator who has an ongoing interest in and relationship with Haiti. She first visited Haiti in 1991 and was the official photographer for the 1994 Amnesty International Report on that country.   Leah Gordon “I’m drawn to the boundaries between art, religion […]

9 August 2010

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Foto8 Summer Show 2010

Foto8 Summershow is London’s greatest photographic spectacle, an inspiring array of framed and mounted images of all shapes and sizes, installed from floor to ceiling. The third annual open exhibition of photography from Foto8. This year’s Summershow hosts over 150 prints lining the walls of HOST gallery as it becomes a salon of photography for […]

9 August 2010

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Book Show – Eastside Projects

‘Book Show’ is an exhibition of artworks, objects and structures that address the physical form of the book. The starting point for the exhibition is Ulises Carrión’s provocative series of aphorisms ‘The New Art of Making Books’ (1975). Carrión’s text establishes the specific conditions of the book as a display device:    A book is a […]

9 August 2010

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Standing Room Only

The tradition of portraiture offers us many heavenly bodies; sublimely twisted torsos adorned with carefully choreographed symbolic semaphores; bodies upon which beauty, sovereignty and majesty of history are writ large. The portraits exhibited here confront this tradition in a full frontal attack, precluding aesthetic distance and disinterested contemplation by demanding a human-scale encounter with their […]