The noted writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent gives us his rolling ten recommended Contemporary and Modern art exhibitions for July 2019 in London now.
30 June 2019
A special exhibition to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing in July 1969 curated by Ben Moore at Art Below, will be on view at The Other Art Fair hosted by Saatchi Art.
29 June 2019
The latest exhibition at Cross Lane Projects in Kendal, Cumbria opens this weekend with a group show Auto – Destruct, featuring works by Steve Carr, Jake & Dinos Chapman, Cedric Christie, Jean Luc Dubin, Lee Holden, Graeme Miller, Simon Liddiment, Stacie McCormick, Elena Montesinos, Owen Oppenheimer, Ben Philpott, Jay Price, Pascal Rousson, Rebecca Scott, Gavin Turk and Tisna Westerhof.
27 June 2019
The Syrian-Armenian artist Kevork Mourad unveils his latest exhibition Seeing Through Babel at The Ismaili Centre, London.
26 June 2019
Clifford Chance celebrates Pride with an international series of exhibitions showcasing the work of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBTQ+) and supported artists at its offices in Amsterdam, Dusseldorf London, Paris, Hong Kong, New York, Washington D.C., Sydney, Perth, Tokyo and Singapore.
24 June 2019
A new commission from internationally renowned British artist Mat Collishaw will see the artist create a site-specific installation that explores the themes of martyrdom and treason, worship and heresy at Ushaw, the former seminary in County Durham, from 5 July until 3 November.
A brand new fair focusing on Contemporary and Modern art has been announced for London during the Masterpiece/Olympia corridor.
17 June 2019
The Art Car Boot Fair is perhaps the one place to go for starter level collectors. This mid-summer art love-in awards the opportunity to buy art from the well known to the unknown.
16 June 2019
The Istanbul Biennial has grown to be the leading contemporary art event in the region and is also one of the most respected Biennials on the global art calendar.
15 June 2019
Cross-disciplinary artist Ann Grim is to have her first solo exhibition in London at the h Club (formerly The Hospital Club) running from 28 June until 4 July. A Journey To 3047 offers a reflection on the possible future outcomes of humankind, with a focus on the year 3047, while also serving as a retrospective of Ann’s previous work on the topic of social domination. Through different mediums, Ann explores critical issues such as reproduction, space migration and the evolution of human interaction.
12 June 2019
Art Night’s fourth edition launches 22 June this year with another impressive line-up, including heavy hitters Cory Arcangel, Barbara Kruger, Oscar Murillo, and Marina Abramović.
30 May 2019
Sculptural works by Michael Craig-Martin have been unveiled at Gagosian in Britannia Street.
26 May 2019
Art and science are ‘human efforts to comprehend and describe the world around us and our experience of it’.
21 May 2019
Edmund de Waal is to exhibit his profoundly beautiful Venice Biennale collateral work, ‘Psalm’, Library of Exile, at the British Museum in London in 2020. The work will also be presented at the Japanisches Palais in Dresden from November 2019 to February 2020.
Native New Yorker Lorna Simpson has creatively explored race, gender and history for over thirty years.
The first solo exhibition in twenty years of work by Maurizio Cattelan is to be mounted at Blenheim Palace this autumn, running from 12 September – 27 October 2019
2 May 2019
Holly Solomon 1968-1981 was one of the shakers and movers in New York gallery culture in the 1960s and Seventies. Now Marlborough is to present Selected Works from her Collection curated by her son Thomas Solomon.
2 May 2019
What goes around comes around and again it is time for the Venice Biennale. Now in its 58th edition and under the direction of Hayward Gallery head honcho, Ralph Rugoff, the event is bound to be a groundbreaking affair. Artlyst will be there to report on the best offerings from the international world of contemporary art.
The Irish/American artist Sean Scully unveils Human: an exhibition of recent works both new and unseen pieces at the Basilica of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice
23 April 2019
Since its inception, Art Brussels has evolved into one of the top European contemporary art fairs and is a must-see in the international art calendar. Over 26 – 28 April 2019
13 April 2019
The New Jerusalem, the visionary city, imagined in the Book of Revelation as the eternal environment for redeemed humanity, provided the initial inspiration for the current exhibition of four technology-based art installations by artist-in-residence, Michael Takeo Magruder
Grayson Perry has donated a work of art to raise funds for the leading HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust.
In September 2019, the Royal Academy of Arts will present a solo exhibition of the internationally acclaimed British sculptor Antony Gormley (b. 1950), the most significant in the UK for over a decade.
7 April 2019
The M Word exhibition is curated by local Artist and mother of three, Amy Dignam is a visual and material representation of concepts that revolve around the maternal experience, motherhood and maternal mental health.
31 March 2019
The premiere of Pastiche Mass, with five new videos and sound, works by Mark Dean corresponding to the choral parts of a mass setting, is to be held on 21 March in the Banqueting Hall at Chelsea College of Arts.
30 March 2019
After the fire in Grenfell Tower happened, the arts club Vout-O-Reenees, in London’s East End, decided to raise money to help pay for therapy units and youth services until public money became available. Putting on a night of music, a tombola and an exhibition of artworks generously donated by artists and art dealers, the club raised almost £40,000.
20 March 2019
The Freelands Foundation is presenting Fault Lines, a group exhibition curated by Edward Ball, Freelands Artist Programme Curator. The show brings together four UK-based artists working in the realm of sculpture; Jonathan Baldock, Alice Channer, Angela de la Cruz and Holly Hendry.
18 March 2019
Cross Lane Projects in Kendal opens two exhibitions this week with a consciously international list of artists in the run-up to Brexit*.
14 March 2019
Debbie Moore, OBE, owner, and CEO of the Pineapple brand, will launch a year of anniversary celebrations in Covent Garden with live sculpting by royal sculptor Frances Segelman on Thursday 21 March 2019.
Leigh Bowery (1961-1994) was one of the worlds’ most influential cult figures, performance artists, fashion designers, nightclub proprietors and art objects, in the 1980s and 1990s. He was above all an icon whose influence traversed music, art, film and the fashion world.
Writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent gives his rolling ten recommended contemporary art shows in London March 2019. He currently writes freelance including for Art Monthly, Frieze, Elephant, STATE, Photomonitor, Border Crossings and World of Interiors.
28 February 2019
The Royal Academy of Arts is presenting The Renaissance Nude, an exhibition exploring the nude and how it inspired some of the most renowned masterpieces of the western canon.