Traces and Testament is the first solo exhibition of work by Hampshire based artist Chantal Powell. The exhibition presents a compelling overview of her work to date, revealing its overriding themes of loss and longing, the real and the imagined, childhood and mortality. Powell’s work elevates the relationship between found objects and our memories, […]
After Rodchenko and Popova at Tate Modern last year and Andrei Molodkin’s Liquid Modernity at Orel Art UK, celebrated curators and scholars, Margarita and Victor Tupitsyn are back in London with a major exhibition at Orel Art UK, Moscow Partisan Conceptualism: Irina Nakhova and Pavel Pepperstein, running from 25 March to 22 May at Orel […]
Admit Mirror Admissions and Observations 2010 An audio and mirrored material Art Installation at the prestigious Waterfront Hotel in Ipswich, Suffolk by a student at University Campus Suffolk. Competition set by the hotel for display opposite the entrance to the hotel, access free for all to enjoy.
Talk to Me consists of a series of installations and drawings that Ellen Bell has created to act as fictional sites and settings for intimate conversations between men and women. These pieces are part of a body of work that Bell is creating as ongoing research which examines whether men and women share an equal […]
Shown in the courtyard at 20-21, Lack features sculptures by Norwich based artist Susan Bowman. Each piece is created from a singular item of clothing soaked in plaster or acrylic solution, retaining the form of a female human figure. The title ‘Lack’ references the writings of psychoanalyst Jaques Lacan who equates lack with desire. The […]
An examination of the flood devastation and a celebration of Cockermouth and its people. It features: – Paintings by Peter Quinn– Photographs from Local People– 30 minute film footage of the floods and aftermath Please note the gallery will be open daily during this exhibition except Thursdays and Sundays.
To celebrate 400 years since its foundation, Lambeth Palace Library offers the public a fascinating exhibition ‘Treasuresof Lambeth Palace Library – 400th Anniversary Exhibition 1610-2010′, opening in London at Lambeth Palace’s GreatHall from Monday 17 May until Friday 23 July 2010. The exhibition reveals centuries of history and hints at the depthand intellectual value of […]
The Hoerengracht’ (1983–8), by American artists Ed and Nancy Kienholz, will transform the Sunley Room into a walk-through evocation of Amsterdam’s Red Light District. This highly polemical tableau explores a theme that has been investigated by artists over many centuries and echoes visual traditions well established within European art. Recalling in particular the Dutch masters […]
Opening times: Thursday-Sunday 12-6pm Artists’ talk: 2pm, Saturday 20th February Curated by Patrick Michalopoulos and Ismail Erbil Schwartz Gallery presents the work of Mark Selby and Kate Terry as part of its new series of two-person shows for 2010 questioning exhibition-making practice. The programme aims to create an innovative platform for dialogue between […]
Curated by Diana Ali Preview 19th Feb 1900-late Curator and artist, Diana Ali in collaboration with The Elysium Gallery is pleased to present the exhibition ‘Dialogues: A Fake Romance?’; an exhibition of contemporary art work exploring the dichotomies of dialogue through painting, drawing, installation, film and photography. For a dialogue to form, the […]
“Der Sinn des Fragments – the advaced body” Ist die Erinnerung eine Art Fragment oder Assemblage oder schafft das Fragment eine Assoziation in Form der Erinnerung, ein Gefüge aus Eindrücken, Bruchstücke einer Realität, die als Erfahrung oder Deutung zurückbleibt oder obejektiv als Tatsächlichkeit? Schaut man sich die Kunst der Antike an, so erfährt man durch […]
From 29 January until 14 March 2010 acclaimed British artist Michael Landy will transform the South London Gallery into a 600m³ container for the disposal of works of art. Art Bin will gradually fill up over the six week course of the exhibition to create ’a monument to creative failure’. Click here to apply to […]
This is the first of a four part series of exhibitions following the career, ideas and ideals of C.A.HALPIN, founder of The Outside World. This inaugural exhibition focuses on a series of hand drawn books made in the early nineties whilst the artist was living in France and in Spain. The show takes us through […]
Richard HamiltonShock and Awe2007-08Inkjet print on Hewlett-Packard Premium canvas200 x 100 cm© 2010 Richard Hamilton The Serpentine Gallery presents a solo exhibition by one of the world’s most respected living artists, Richard Hamilton. Hamilton has embraced many different mediums since the 1950s, including painting, printmaking, installation and industrial design. The exhibition will reassess the nature […]
Odd? In 1878 a group of English bibliophiles founded “The Sette of Odd Volumes”. In 1887 “The Club of Odd Volumes” was formed to promote, among other things, the exhibition of books. Set Of Odd Volumes is an exhibition of artists who are putting books, maps, music and love letters through extreme […]
Seed Collective: Napoleon Brousseau, Gabe Sawhney, Galen Scorer Seed is a powerful metaphor of reforestation which puts the responsibility on the members of the audience who can control and grow a forest, tree by tree, through their own mobile phone keypad and watch the results on a screen, which are reproduced in a real […]
This is a simple and elegant show, ‘Less and More: the Design Ethos of Dieter Rams’, on chief designer of German tech-company Braun, should come to the Design Museum under the directorship of Deyan Sudjic. In Sudjic’s previous guise, as design critic and author of seminal 1985 book ‘Cult Objects’, he wrote of how Dieter […]
German filmmaker Harun Farocki has only seen his star ascend in the art world in recent years. His productions make sense within it though, their director’s saturnine concerns with the intersection of filmic representation and politics chiming with – not to mention anticipating and outthinking – those of younger artists.
Saatchi’s roving eye rests on the world’s largest democracy with an exhibition of 26 artists from the Indian subcontinent, including the leading lights of its currently thriving scene such as Subodh Gupta, Bharti Kher and Huma Bhabha.
My Sister Dressed As A Bridesmaid, 1920© © The Artist’s Estate The guest curator, Paula Rego, has chosen the title Thresholds for this selection of prints, drawings and photographs that date from the beginning of the 20th century. Rego claims that the link between the 50 works on display is one of anticipation, containing an […]
Conspicuous amongst the classical paintings at the National Gallery, challenging issues permeate its first modern installation, a recreation of Amsterdam’s Red Light District. Prostitution continues to inspire strong reactions, prompting artistic interpretation over the centuries, evidenced here by paintings from 17th century Conceived by American artists Ed Kienholz and Nancy Reddin Kienholz in 1983-8, whose […]
Philip Guston is a painter’s painter: uninhibited by prevailing movements and continuously pursuing his own language of representation he has managed to move between abstraction and his own idiosyncratic forms of representation with a freedom few artists possess. The current show of his works on paper at Timothy Taylor traces Guston’s development from the […]
By Chromed Hooves It Travels Now Is a proposed show that brings together four artists that question the nature of art making in their practice, whilst producing metaphysical works, drawing, painting or sculpted objects. Collectively they explore themes of creation and why art works amount to more than their material properties. All four artists are […]
More than thirty figurative oil paintings by Valery Koroshilov including the most recent work will be shown in the heart of Bloomsbury in London, at the solo-exhibition in Baker Tilly. On show there are pictures that are based on reality, but depicting this reality with a certain degree of abstraction. Valery Koroshilov explains his approach: “The […]
Works by a diverse array of contemporary artists from all over Europe will be brought together in a new exhibition entitled To Be Confirmed at The Bristol Gallery from Saturday 16 January to Thursday 25 February 2010. As a result of new research on German art by Dr Dorothy Rowe of Bristol University’sDepartment of History […]
UNUSUAL VIEW LAUNCHFeb 4 – 20, 2010 The anticipated debut exhibition of Unusual View presented at Oh! Art Gallery showcases Unusual View group’s collection of art oddities. Based in East London, Unusual View is an innovative project to provide support and employment opportunities to unemployed and struggling artists. It does this through a scheme to […]
These Timeguards are the first in a series of works based upon the theme of the ‘time guardian.’ Kielnhofer has gone on to produce these pieces in bright and cheerful colours contradictory to their sombre forms, an unexpected juxtaposition. The series on display at the Cass Sculpture Foundation is part of his original treatment of […]