Do you remember Olive Morris?, the new exhibition at Gasworks, uncovers the largely untold history of Brixton-based activist Olive Morris (1952-1979). Developed by artist Ana Laura Lopez de la Torre, this exhibition is a culmination of three years of community-led research inspired by this remarkable figure in South London‘s recent history. The exhibition serves as […]
Harun Faroki’s practice as a whole has a diverse collaboration of manipulating mass media into two split screens, or two dominant screens that interpritate various elements that surround the surrounding physical environment in other sense just as a symbolic icon that reflects what has already been experienced through Avant Garde and other aspects that interweave […]
Gillett Square is proud to present its latest art commission in clean air we fly by sound artist Kaffe Matthews, curated by Alice Sharp of the Invisible Dust series, an art venture which together with artists and scientists promotes environmental awareness. Its inaugural project in clean air we fly is an electronic symphony involving Atmospheric Chemist […]
Opening party 6.00pm -11pm 3d December 09 at Hackney Empire Marie Lloyd Bar Guest Live Performance by Stained Glassed Heroes D J appearance by Prima Volta and performance by Duncan Ward Christina Mitrentse investigates the esoteric qualities of myth through possessing a dexterity of techniques, including painting, handcrafted sculpture, drawing, installation and conceptual appropriation. […]
An American artist based out of New York and Moscow, Stephen j Shanabrook will present new works at Orel Art UK which examine the disturbing space between painful and sweet, death and beauty. One of the primary themes will be the exploration of addiction, the way its soft seductive whisper turns into the heaviness of […]
Curated by Christina Mitrentse and Jonas Ranson Dominic Allan . Nikos Alexiou . Alex Bunn . Andrew Hladky . Bern Roche Farrelly .Stine Ljungdalh . Christina Mitrentse . Jonas Ranson . Lee Wagstaff . Marc Wayland The exhibition Celestial Contrakt navigates through the terrain of the ‘celestial and ‘ethereal’ in an attempt to offer different […]
Gerry Judah’s abstract paintings of bombed-out buildings capture the terrible price of modern warfare, from Baghdad to BelgradeRuins hide things. Not just the memory of what they were, but the memories they still contain. For years after the Lebanese civil war ended, I would prowl the ruins of downtown Beirut – as a journalist, of […]
A Mixed Exhibition of many of the artists we represent including David Anthony Hall in a central London location, one of the main art streets in Europe. Opening on Tuesday 24th November until Saturday 28th November. Look at our website for more details of location and opening times.
50 invited artists including David Anthony Hall compete to depict an area of the parish of Marylebone. The Howard de Walden Estate has generously donated the prize fund, which is £4,000 for first prize, £2,000 for the second prize and £1,000 for third.
The Cartier Foundation in Paris has invited Japanese film director and actor Takeshi Kitano to transform the entire exhibition space of Jean Nouvel’s glass building with his works of art. Painting is a recurrent theme in Kitano’s films and GOSSE DE PEINTRE will be his first showing as an artist in Europe. Kitano will create […]
Cementing its reputation as one of London’s most innovative galleries, Orel Art UK breaks new ground with the first ever exhibition of Necrorealist art in Britain, one of most radical underground movements in recent Russian history. With major shows devoted to Necrorealism coming up at the State Russian Museum in St Petersburg and the Moscow […]
NO SHELTER FOR ART. TURN BACK THE TIDE OF ART THAT IS MAKING THIS CITY UNINHABITABLE FOR THOSE WHO CANNOT AFFORD A POSTCODE: PATRONISED BY INANE PUBLIC ART, COERCED BY PARTICIPATORY ART, BORED BY BANAL ARCHIVES OF OTHER PEOPLES’ HISTORY, CELEBRATED AS “DIVERSE” AND THEN SHOVELLED OFF THE STREET. . Transport: 15-20 minutes walk from […]
A new large-scale video installation, Mezzo Moderno, Mezzo Distrutto / Half Modern, Half Destroyed by Larisa Blazic will transform Dalston’s Gillett Square (London UK) with a digital ‘fourth wall’. The installation will be the first major video projection to take place in Gillett Square and will be shown on a vast, custom-designed screen. The film will run […]
American artist Jenny Holzer (b. 1950) is one of the most significant artists of our time. She has held exhibitions and presented art projects worldwide and won many awards, including the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale (1990). Fondation Beyeler is presenting her first large exhibition in a Swiss museum. Incorporating texts she has written […]
Polish artist Robert Kusmirowski transforms the gallery into a World War Two-era bunker. Encounter mysterious rooms, forgotten objects and dark tunnels as you are transported to another time and place in this highly atmospheric installation.
Authority to Remove marks the final chapter of American artist Jill Magid’s long involvement with the Dutch secret service, the AIVD. In 2005, she was commissioned by the AIVD (De Algemene Inlichtingen en Veiligheidsdienst) to create an artwork for their new headquarters. This unlikely-seeming invitation came about as the result of a stipulation under Dutch […]
Miroslaw Balka’s box of darkness is disturbing in its historical echoes but beautiful as well. The TimesMiroslaw Balka’s black hole at Tate Modern is terrifying, awe-inspiring and throught-provoking. It embraces you with a velvet chill. The Guardian The latest commission in The Unilever Series How It Is by Polish artist Miroslaw Balka is a giant […]
Photo: Lucas Samaras 1976 Shake It: An Instant History of the Polaroid Nobuyoshi Araki , Rut Blees Luxemburg , Guy Bourdin , Tim Braden, Roe Ethridge , Walker Evans, Richard Hamilton, David Hockney, André Kertész , John Latham, Robert Mapplethorpe, Jonathan Monk, Lisa Oppenheim , Lucas Samaras , Michael Snow, Juergen Teller , Andy Warhol, […]
Drawings by the underground, counter-culture artist, ROBERT CRUMB UNCOVERED27th of October 2009Robert Crumb, otherwise known as R. Crumb, is one of the leading figures of the 1966/ 67 underground comic movement. Philadelphia-born Crumb exploded onto the scene in the late 60’s, heralding a renaissance of underground sex and drug comics. His LSD-inspired characters Fritz the […]
For his first major solo public exhibition in London, Chisenhale Gallery premieres a new film by Glasgow-based artist Duncan Campbell, co-commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery; Film and Video Umbrella; Tramway, Glasgow and The Model, Sligo. Make it new John (2009) tells the story of the DeLorean car, its creator John DeLorean and the workers of the […]
‘The Kellys and the O’Kellys. There.’ Is the latest solo exhibition by Harriet Bell taking place at Millennium in St. Ives from 21st November until 14th December. Bell is an elusive artist who is often refreshingly difficult to pin down; stating, “If the work speaks, does the artist need to? If the artist speaks, does […]
THE EXHIBITION RCA Secret is an annual exhibition and sale of original postcard-sized art, made by professional artists, designers and illustrators, plus the Royal College of Art’s current postgraduate students. This year’s exhibition of over 2,000 pieces includes work by the renowned artists Gerhard Richter, Bill Viola, Julian Opie and Grayson Perry. Open at the […]
THROUGH is an exhibition that asks questions of the shared preoccupations and ideas that inform the experience of art through the practices of four contemporary artists. The artists consider THROUGH to be a multiple whole (made up of interdependent parts) that they feel play off the situation of the gallery and exhibition. The […]
“Hobby Life” Sarah Baker Covadonga Valdes Galen Riley A hobby life is the life to which people dedicate a private life toward personal reward and fulfillment. A hobby life can be a secret life, an other life, the real life. “Hobby! ” more often said these days with a condescending sneer. In this age […]
CRATE INVITES YOU TO: ‘FORMOSA’ BY JUNEAU PROJECTS LAUNCH EVENT AT THE SHELL GROTTO, 13/11/09 6-9 PM SHOW THEN OPEN AT CRATE, 15/11/09 AND 19-22/11/09 12-5PM Crate have commissioned Juneau Projects to create a new live work for Margate’s famous Shell Grotto. The piece, entitled ‘Formosa’ (the former name for Taiwan – from […]
Bricks. //EXHIBITION Type: Music/Arts – Exhibit Network: Global Date: Saturday, November 28, 2009 Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm Location: peckham Description We are conducting the next ‘Bricks’ exhibition in Area 10; a raw, industrial, artist led space, in Peckham. ‘Bricks’ exhibits artworks that are in effect their own systems existing and operating within the world they […]
Fouad Elkoury’s latest photographic series captures fragments of broken societal values, reflecting the lost ideals of a generation that once held expectations for a fair and just society. Elkoury layers text on black and white and colour photographic montages mounted on aluminium, in a poetic and personal exploration of national aspirations and the dream of […]
Childhood and transition are the subjects of this collaborative touring exhibition, showing at two Idea Stores in November. Stuart’s documentary landscapes explore the beaches of his childhood while Tim’s large scale lightboxes take a closer, personal look at his transition from Guernsey to London and into adulthood.