27 May 2020

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Joe Machine Unseen Spring A Virtual Exhibition – Edward Lucie Smith

Joe Machine The London Magazine Online: The pandemic, for all its woes, has brought a few benefits with it. In the art world, one of the most conspicuous of these is the multiplication and diversification of the places where you can see images, as opposed to having to trek to a gallery of some kind where you can see the supposedly ‘real thing’.

27 April 2020

The Line Launches Online To Celebrate 5th Anniversary

The Line was Established in 2015, as London’s first dedicated public art walk. Following the Line of the Greenwich Meridian between Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and The O2.

23 April 2020

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Outside The Box: Hauser & Wirth Launch First VR Exhibition 

In its Future Menorca Space Using New HWVR Technology Hauser & Wirth have announced their first VR exhibition in the new space. The exhibition features works by Louise Bourgeois, Mark Bradford, Charles Gaines, Ellen Gallagher, Jenny Holzer, Roni Horn, Luchita Hurtado, Mike Kelley, Glenn Ligon, Damon McCarthy, Paul McCarthy, Bruce Nauman, Lorna Simpson and Lawrence Weiner.

16 April 2020

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Artemisia Gentileschi A Retrospective Online – Edward Lucie-Smith

The much-anticipated Artemisia Gentileschi exhibition at the National Gallery in London has now been indefinitely postponed, to the disappointment of many.

13 April 2020

Rashid Johnson Online Coronavirus Pandemic Drawings Unveiled

With the online exhibition ‘Untitled Anxious Red Drawings,’ American artist Rashid Johnson introduces a selection of new works made since the onset of the global coronavirus pandemic.

8 April 2020

Henry Moore Foundation Edmund de Waal Show Postponed Until 2021

This Living Hand, the exhibition curated by artist and writer Edmund de Waal for the Henry Moore Foundation, has now been postponed until 2021.

12 March 2020

Gustave Moreau: The Fables A New Exhibition At Waddesdon Manor 

Gustave Moreau (1826-98) is one of the most brilliant and influential artists of the French Symbolist movement, and this exhibition reveals some of the most extraordinary works he ever made, unseen in public for over a century.

4 March 2020

Bartholomew Beal: A Heap of Broken Images – Edward Lucie-Smith

The new Masculinities show at the Barbican, excellent and comprehensive as it is, contains – for me at least – one striking omission. There was no work, or group of works, by the young British artist Bartholomew Beal.

27 February 2020

Christopher Wool To Exhibit New Works On Paper In London

Galerie Max Hetzler, London has announced an exhibition of new works on paper and sculptures by Christopher Wool. This will be the artist’s first solo exhibition in the UK since 2006 and the eighth solo show with Galerie Max Hetzler since 1989. Integrating both mechanical and analogue processes, the works on paper combine a silkscreen […]

20 February 2020

Atakan, French and Cj Hendry Three London Previews

Pi Artworks has announced ‘It still is as it always was’, the first joint exhibition by Nancy Atakan and Kalliopi Lemos; artists who have reputations for work rooted in storytelling, identity and the female experience. The show will feature the premiere of the collaborative film, ‘Necklace of Time’, several new individual works, as well as an exceptional performance based on ‘Necklace of Time’ to be staged at the opening.

10 February 2020

Jake Wood-Evans At The Gallery, Winchester Discovery Centre

Hampshire Cultural Trust, in collaboration with Unit London, is presenting an exhibition of specially created new works by the leading British artist, Jake Wood-Evans at The Gallery, Winchester Discovery Centre.

10 February 2020

Nancy Fouts Posthumous Retrospective Announced

Fags, Birds and a Couple of Guns, a retrospective dedicated to the extraordinary work of Nancy Fouts has been announced for Hang-Up Gallery, Hoxton. Her deliciously infectious smile and dry wit made her a magnet for artists – James Putnam American-born artist Nancy Fouts, who passed away in April 2019, is best known for her […]

29 January 2020

Wolfgang Tillmans First Major Solo Exhibition In Belgium Announced

WIELS inaugurates 2020 with the first large-scale solo exhibition in Belgium of the artist Wolfgang Tillmans. 

19 January 2020

Cecily Brown To Mount Major Show At Blenheim Palace

The Blenheim Art Foundation will unveil a significant solo exhibition by acclaimed British artist Cecily Brown at Blenheim Palace, running from 23 April to 5 July 2020.

19 January 2020

Larry Achiampong Unveils New Solo Show At John Hansard Gallery

A significant solo exhibition of new and existing works, by Larry Achiampong, titled ‘When the Sky Falls’, is to open at John Hansard Gallery part of the University of Southhampton.

18 January 2020

James Turrell: The Materiality of Light – Pace Gallery, London

New works by Light and Space master James Turrell is to go on show at Pace London 6 Burlington Gardens 11 February to 27 March 2020.

15 January 2020

Elizabeth Eade Hix Award Winner 2018 Solo Show Unveiled

HIX ART is presenting, “I know you are but what am I”, a presentation of new work by Elizabeth Eade, winner of the 2018 HIX Award.

15 January 2020

Richard Artschwager: A Display Of Cabinet of Curiosities – Gagosian London

Live in Your Head: Richard Artschwager’s Cabinet of Curiosities is an exhibition spanning the five decades of Artschwager’s career, and his first in London since 2003.

9 January 2020

The Baltica! Group: Baltic Region Artists Present First London Show

An exhibition of new work from international artists focusing on the Baltic Sea and the land that surrounds the waves. With a contribution from the legendary Jüri Arrak, celebrating his career in art and animation.

7 January 2020

Southampton City Art Gallery Partners With 2020 London Art Fair

In 2019, Southampton City Art Gallery celebrated their 80th anniversary. This year the Gallery has been selected to feature an exhibit at London Art Fair in January 2020.

18 December 2019

Historical Depiction Of Women Explored In New Guildhall Exhibition

A major exhibition at Guildhall Art Gallery will feature work by over 50 artists that draw upon the historical Depiction of women in enclosed and ornate spaces, including contemporary works which ‘speak back’ to the tradition.

16 December 2019

Marcia Kure: Under Skin – Royal Institute of Art Stockholm

Mixed-media installation Under Skin by United States-based Nigerian artist Marcia Kure opens on 12 December at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm, presenting a new chapter in the artist’s ongoing investigation into identities and power structures across geography and community. 

11 December 2019

Second Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art – Artists Announced

The second Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art (RIBOCA) has been announced. This major new biennial in Latvia lists participants for the event entitled ‘and suddenly it all blossoms’. 

3 December 2019

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Recommended London Art Exhibitions December 2019 – Paul Carey Kent

The noted writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent gives us his rolling ten recommended Contemporary and Modern art exhibitions in London now (December 2019).

26 November 2019

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Kiki Smith: Embodied Art – Revd Jonathan Evens

Kiki Smith creates an embodied art. She chose the human body as her subject because it is the one form that we all share; something with which each one of us has our own authentic experience. Her choice was informed by undertaking training to become an Emergency Medical Technician and also by the Catholicism of her upbringing.

21 November 2019

Artist Helen Evans Ramsaran Explores The Climate Dilemma – Isa Freeling

Mid-career artist Helen Evans Ramsaran’s sculptural contemplations from her solo show Extinction on ancient humanity and nature are inspired by her experiences traveling through Egypt, Ghana, the Ivory Coast, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe

21 November 2019

Goss-Michael Foundation Presents New Ryan Hewett Works

The Goss-Michael Foundation located in Dallas Texas is presenting Nothing New Under The Sun, a showcase of eight new works by the South African artist Ryan Hewett in association with Unit London.

9 November 2019

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Metropolitan Museum Unveils Plans For New British Decorative Arts Galleries

The Met Museum’s collection of British decorative arts is one of the most important outside the United Kingdom. Covering the 16th to 19th century

5 November 2019

Fifty International Artists Auction Exclusive Work For Torture Survivors 

A star-studded charity art auction featuring exclusive works by Quentin Blake, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Michael Craig-Martin, Howard Hodgkin, Patrick Hughes, Julian Opie, Cornelia Parker, Bridget Riley, and others is to take place from 7 November until 21st November

4 November 2019

Bahrain Launches Newest Dedicated Art Space

The Art Space is an art gallery, creative hub and cafe rooted in the Bahrain Bay Wharf, a new location for art and luxury overlooking landmarks such as the Four Seasons Hotel, Bahrain Financial Harbour and the World Trade Center.

28 October 2019

Peter Doig Curates Cult Figure Caroline Coon Exhibition

In her first solo exhibition in London, Caroline Coon is ‘The Great Offender’, displaying her large scale, didactic paintings at TRAMPS, from September 29th 2019. 

28 October 2019

Andy Warhol Tate Retrospective Announced For Spring

Andy Warhol Tate Modern retrospectivecelebrates one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. His life and work continue to fascinate and be interpreted anew. A shy, gay man from a religious, migrant, low-income family, he forged his own distinct path to emerge as the epitome of the pop art movement. Launching next spring, […]