2 April 2010

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Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2010

The Royal Academy’s 242nd Summer Exhibition features, as ever, a wide range of work in all media including painting, printmaking, photography and sculpture by established international and amateur artists, as well as displays dedicated to architecture.One of the founding principles of the Royal Academy of Arts was to ‘mount an annual exhibition open to all […]

2 April 2010

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Phyllida Barlow:’ Bluff ‘

Installation : Studio Voltaire is pleased to announce a new large-scale commission by the British sculptor Phyllida Barlow, as well as a large number of recent drawings presented in the project studio.  This exhibition coincides with the artist’s two-person show with Nairy Baghramain at The Serpentine Gallery (8 May –13 June 2010).   The new […]

1 April 2010

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ZIMOUN : CARSTEN NICOLAI : RIOJY IKEDA : LabAU : NICOLAS SCHOFFER : VICTOR VASARELY : ARTIFICAL

Seconde Nature, Vasarely’ Fondation Aix en Provence, France June 2 – July 8, 2010 | Opening reception / Vernissage: June 2, 7-10pm Group Exhibition: Riojy Ikeda : Carsten Nicolai : Zimoun : LabAU : Nicolas Schoffer : Victor Vasarely : Artificial  

1 April 2010

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ZIMOUN : SOLO EXHIBITION : Elektra Montreal

Elektra Festival Montreal / Push Gallery, Canada May 1-9, 2010 Solo Exhibition: Zimoun           The sound sculptures and installations of Zimoun are graceful, mechanized works of playful poetry, their structural simplicity opens like an industrial bloom to reveal a complex and intricate series of relationships, an ongoing interplay between the «artificial» […]

1 April 2010

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ZIMOUN : SOLO EXHIBITION : Schichtwechsel

Art Museum Liechtenstein | Schichtwechsel   April 8 – May 8, 2010 Solo Exhibition: Zimoun Auditorium Kunstmuseum  Opening reception / Vernissage: April 8, 6pm     The works of the Swiss artist Zimoun are based on organic-vividly seeming space installations and sound sculptures, mostly including mechanics, movement and physically generated sounds. In doing so, the artist […]

1 April 2010

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The Assistant

Bearspace gallery in association with peer sessions, presents an exhibition project entitled The Assistant. Each exhibition will pair up an emerging artist, who will create the artwork, with an established artist who will instruct them. The established artist will send the emerging artist, or assistant, a list of rules one month prior to the exhibition […]

31 March 2010

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Holograms, The First 60 Years

The exhibition includes work by many of the formost hologram artists and other key innovators in the field – milestones from holographic history – along with some of the latest technical developments.         “In holography, our age is still the pioneering age, and the 1980’s and 90’s are the first age of holographic excellence. […]

31 March 2010

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Under the Table

aspex Contemporaty Art in Porthsmouth

31 March 2010

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Eija-Liisa Ahtila

Parasol unit is delighted to present a major solo exhibition by the renowned Finnish film and video artist Eija-Liisa Ahtila. It includes three important moving image installations never before seen in England.  Ahtila is best known for works that concentrate on narratives in human life together with the relationships and primal emotions that underlie them. […]

30 March 2010

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Futureversity Exhibition

FUTUREVERSITY, previously known as Tower Hamlets Summer University, is delighted to return to Oxford House to present the impressive results of this year’s www! (what we want!) project in this free exhibition. www! is a media grants scheme that gives 13-20 year olds the opportunity to express through film or photography what they feel passionate […]

30 March 2010

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‘Cartografías de la creatividad’

La exposición ‘Cartografías de la creatividad’ en el Centro del Carmen será durante tres meses un laboratorio del arte donde se darán cita las últimas tendencias del arte contemporáneo transformando el Centro del Carmen en la Sede del arte de vanguardia.    Más de 200 obras de 100 artistas ocuparán todas las salas del centro, […]

29 March 2010

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ARTWORK BY GAYLE CHONG KWAN

THE EYES SEE MORE THAN THE HEART KNOWS’. A large-scale photographic hoarding project by artist Gayle Chong Kwan, made in response to the landscape of Peckham and referencing local memory and history. A fantastical image clothes the hoardings surrounding Peckham Space during its construction and when the building is complete in summer 2010 it will […]

29 March 2010

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IRINA NAKHOVA PAVEL PEPPERSTEIN

Moscow Partisan Conceptualism’ curated by Margarita and Victor Tupitsyn

29 March 2010

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ANTHONY CARO “UPRIGHT SCULPTURES”

Contemporary sculptures created at different points throughout the artist’s career.

29 March 2010

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Foolery

This April 1st 5 emerging artists beckon you to celebrate April fool’s day and play the fool at The C.A.M.P. (City Arts and Music Project). The exhibition showcases illustration and video work based around surrealism, the bizarre and the unusual. It features exciting new work from Benedict Siddle, Jean-Paul Francisco, J M F Casey, Laura […]

29 March 2010

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Working Moments

A collaboration with Sabine Gruhn Private View: Thurs 15.04.2010, 6.30 – 8.30pm For this collaboration, photographer Sabine Gruhn and artist Noëmi Lakmaier have brought together their diverse practices to create a series of unsettling, yet humorous images taken in the offices of London based arts organisations. Presented on ultra-slim, commercial light boxes the images each […]

29 March 2010

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Céleste Boursier-Mougenot

Trained as a musician and composer, French artist Céleste Boursier-Mougenot creates works by drawing on the rhythms of daily life to produce sound in unexpected ways. His installation for The Curve will take the form of a walk-though aviary for a flock of zebra finches, furnished with electric guitars and other instruments and objects. As […]

29 March 2010

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mondo curio_(un)Natural History

8 open edition archival prints in Victorian frames Smash is pleased to announce an exhibition of photomontage by Paul Cook, the first dedicated to his work with photography.

29 March 2010

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Emily Prince

Another uncompromisingly political work that refuses to go away is Emily Prince’s ‘American Servicemen and Women Who Have Died in Iraq and Afghanistan (but not Including the Wounded, nor the Iraqis nor the Afghanis)’, currently on show at the Saatchi Gallery. Making McQueen’s proposition seem cold, hard and calculating by comparison, Prince’s self-appointed, self-flagellating task […]

29 March 2010

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Making Sense

<!– @page { margin: 2cm } P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm } –> ‘Making Sense’ is a multisensory exhibition by artists who have created interactive and tactile works. Saranjit Birdi’s installation ‘Thisability’ explores the senses of proprioception and kinesthetic sense, essential to physical movement. His video work ‘ Drawn and Quartered’ features a still life of […]

29 March 2010

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Steve McQueen: Queen and Country

McQueen’s cabinet containing sheets of facsimile postage stamps, each one dedicated to a deceased soldier. The UK-wide tour of Turner Prize winner, McQueen’s postal proposal, ‘Queen and Country’, begins its final leg at the National Portrait Gallery just as we pass the seventh anniversary of the Allied invasion of Iraq and approach a year since […]

29 March 2010

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BP Portrait Award 2010

The BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious portrait competition in the world, promoting the very best in contemporary portrait painting. With a first prize of £25,000, the exhibition has proved to be the launch pad for the careers of a number of successful portrait artists. Now in its thirty-first year at the National Portrait […]

29 March 2010

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Bridget Riley Portraits

Bridget Riley is widely celebrated for her compelling abstract paintings which engage with colour, line, space and implied movement. This display focuses on an important aspect of her art which has not been previously exhibited. Comprising early drawings from life, it features portraits of the artist’s family, friends and models. Bridget Riley Portraits illuminates the […]

29 March 2010

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Is this Modern Art? BBC4

Goldsmiths – Is this Modern Art? Goldsmiths has produced six Turner prize winners in its illustrious history, notably Damien Hirst. But what lies behind the famous institution’s unrivalled reputation for producing the artistic stars of the future? This new two-part documentary follows a group of Goldsmiths artists as they struggle to create art and make […]

29 March 2010

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GOSHKA MACUGA: THE BLOOMBERG COMMISSION

A new site specific artwork inspired by Picasso’s Guernica coming to the Whitechapel Gallery in 1939 on its first and only visit to the UK. London-based Polish artist Goshka Macuga is widely acclaimed for her sculptural installations of historic objects and documents. Creating complex networks of reference they are poignant reminders of the profound relation […]

29 March 2010

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EBERHARD HAVEKOST: GUEST

White Cube Hoxton Square is pleased to announce an exhibition of new paintings by Eberhard Havekost, his third with the gallery. Over the past fifteen years Havekost has established himself as one of the most exciting young painters to explore the limits and implications of figuration in contemporary art. ‘The point of departure for my […]

29 March 2010

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ANTONI TÀPIES: NEW WORK

Antoni Tàpies was born in Barcelona, 1923. He gained early recognition with his participation in the Venice Biennale and at the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh in 1952. A year later he had his first solo exhibition in New York at the Martha Jackson Gallery. His first retrospectives were in 1962 at the Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover and the […]

29 March 2010

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VOLKER HUELLER

New work by Berlin based German artist, Volker Hueller. Having shown at the gallery previously in group shows such as Ventriloquist (2009), this will be Hueller’s first solo exhibition in London. The show will include a series of unique etchings hand-coloured with shellac and red wine.  

29 March 2010

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AGNES MARTIN

More than 10 significant paintings and works on paper by Agnes Martin (1912-2004), including her breakthrough work Drift of Summer, 1964. VOcontent rather than ideas, and belief in the truth of unfettered inspiration over intellectualism set Martin apart from her contemporaries. The qualities of beauty and perfection evident in Martin’s paintings bear testimony to the […]

28 March 2010

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MARTIN MULL

The work is rendered in abstracted landscapes that contain realistic imagery of human figures and Americana motifs. Characters, often mimicking members of Mull’s family, are shown as cartoon figures interacting with human beings styled in 1950’s attire. The menacing figures are juxtaposed against suburban homes nestled amongst perfectly manicured greenery. The tension between the objects […]

28 March 2010

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JIM DINE

Hearts from New York, Gottingen and New Delhi 21st April – 22nd May From 21st April, Alan Cristea Gallery will be presenting a major exhibition with leading American artist Jim Dine that will span both gallery spaces. The Heart, one of his most enduring vehicles for his explorations of line and colour and one of […]

28 March 2010

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ANNI ALBERS: PRINTS AND STUDIES

Albers was born Annelise Else Frieda Fleischmann in Berlin. Her mother was from an aristocratic family in the publishing industry and her father was a furnituremaker. Even in her childhood, she was intrigued by art and the visual world. She painted during her youth and studied under an impressionist from 1916 to 1919, but was […]