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    

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 […]

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
 designed
 to
 offer
 an
 exciting
 platform
 to
 emerging
 artists,
 offering
 a
 first
 prize
 of
 £6,000
 and
 an
 exhibition
 at
 Stephen
 Friedman
 Gallery,
 one
 of
 London’s
 leading
 contemporary
 art
 galleries,
 in
 July
 and
 August
 2010.
 The
 award
 panel
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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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TOBY ZIEGLER: THE ALIENATION OF OBJECTS

Solo show: new site specific sculptural installation & works from the Zabludowicz Collection. his autumn, the Zabludowicz Collection present a solo exhibition by British artist Toby Ziegler. The centrepiece of this exhibition will be a vast installation featuring a new body of aluminium sculptures alongside readymades including a weather balloon and a mechanical bull. Ziegler’s […]

15 August 2010

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Geraldine Gliubislavich

New works by the France/Swiss Born Artist  who lives and works in Paris.  

15 August 2010

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CHELPA FERRO: JUNGLE JAM

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15 August 2010

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BIG SOCIETY

Space Station Sixty-Five invites you to respond to the notion of ‘Big Society’.Your contributions may be selected to make an evolving window exhibition at Space Station Sixty-Five.To take part please email us a Word, RTF or Pages document or a jpeg with an image at 300dpi.You may also post contributions, no larger that A4, to […]

15 August 2010

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NOTHING IS FOREVER

Nothing is Forever celebrates the completion of the SLG’s £2 million building project, bringing together wall paintings, drawings and text pieces by 20 British and international artists.  Seamlessly integrating art and architecture, and with each work destined to be embedded in the fabric of the buildings when painted over at the end of the show, […]

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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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 […]