The Art Car Boot Fair Xmas elves are working hard to ensure that the fabulous venue The Workshop London is overflowing with artworks and wares and plenty of festive spirit! They promise that there will be something for everyone and at a price everyone can afford. If you are looking for something special and original, […]
That famous aphorism ‘the medium is the message’ was spouted by Marshall McLuhan, the Canadian professor, philosopher and public intellectual back 1964, when his book, Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man, set the stage for my current train journey where I overhear the students discussing their A levels.
2 December 2018
The micro and the macro can be contrasted through exhibitions of photography at the Large Glass and Flowers Galleries.
27 November 2018
Me Somewhere Else is a new exhibition featuring works by the Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota at Blain|Southern London.
20 November 2018
The Hayward Gallery is to celebrate the early work of the American photographer Diane Arbus with a new exhibition of her work. Diane Arbus: in the beginning, includes nearly 100 photographs that redefine the achievement of one of the most prominent and influential artists of the 20th century.
14 November 2018
The biennial Compass Festival in Leeds, a ten-day programme of live art encounters and interaction returns this week. Artistic Directors Annie Lloyd and Peter Reed promise an ‘Extensive City Centre takeover’ following the 2016 festival which attracted nearly 10,000 artists, participants and onlookers.
13 November 2018
The iconic British artist Michael Craig-Martin will present an exhibition of painting, sculpture and prints at The Gallery at Windsor, Vero Beach, Florida, opening 29 January 2019.
Looks like Tate Liverpool has once again trumped (if that word is still acceptable) Tate Modern or in fact all of the major London Galleries by mounting the first serious show of the late great graffiti artist Keith Haring (1958–1990).
6 November 2018
Accumulation: Legacy and Memory will bring the best of contemporary and modern art from Bahrain to London for the third edition of Bahrain Art Week in London. Showcasing and celebrating Bahrain’s rich history as one of the oldest contemporary cultures in the Middle East
Twenty-one video and film installations, 11 hours plus of imagery created by today’s most radical image makers and at the beginning is an installation that takes us back to the beginning by mixing scientific history with Creation stories belonging to religious (Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, etc.), hermetic (Kabbalah, Freemasonry, etc.), and oral (Dogon, Inuit, Navajo, etc.) traditions.
Courage Calls to Courage Everywhere, an exhibition documenting the creation of Turner Prize-winning artist Gillian Wearing’s recently- unveiled statue of Suffragist leader Millicent Fawcett, situated in Parliament Square, London.
28 October 2018
The church of the ever open door (St Martin-in-the-Fields) has just received 10 painted doors as part of A Year Outdoors, an initiative by conceptual artist Beau
24 October 2018
The first retrospective exhibition in Europe of Lee Krasner for over 50 years is opening in May 2019 at the Barbican.
20 October 2018
A new exhibition by Bruce McLean ‘MINIMAL INVISIBLE MISSING’ is opening at School Gallery.
15 October 2018
‘My way of working, the core of all my sculpture, is a theme, the soul of the piece. Sometimes it is evoked by the material, sometimes it is an idea or concept in my own mind. It is always present, regardless of the material, size or scale of what will be the finished piece.’ J. B. Blunk in interview with Woodwork Magazine, October 1999.
12 October 2018
Allan Kaprow Lives! Andrew Logan’s Alternative Miss World Competition returns to the Globe Theatre on Saturday 20 October, after a four-year hiatus. Joining Andrew as co-host will be actor Sara Kestelman. This inspirational performance art event, now in it’s 14th edition has collaborated with the late great Divine inspired General Idea and is a forerunner of Elmgreen and […]
8 October 2018
Frances Richardson: Cross Lane Projects, Kendal, welcomes a major UK sculpture award as it is shown outside of London for the first time. Frances Richardson’s exhibition Not even nothing can be free of ghosts has been developed over the period of a year, as the 15th winner of Mark Tanner Sculpture Award.
2 October 2018
‘Choose Your Hero’ is a group exhibition curated by Ben Moore at the communal Riverside studio at Re:Centre, Hammersmith.
25 September 2018
Q Park once again will host an exhibition of emerging and mid-career artists during Frieze week in its subterranean car park in Cavendish Square but this year the exhibition will spill over into the John Lewis & Partners Department store on Oxford Street.
24 September 2018
In October 2018 the Hepworth Wakefield launches the second Hepworth Prize Sculpture exhibition. This year’s shortlisted artists are Michael Dean, Mona Hatoum, Phillip Lai, Magali Reus and Cerith Wyn Evans. Each artist has created a new work for display in the exhibition.
23 September 2018
Chris Burden ‘Measured’, an exhibition of two large-scale works 1 Ton Crane Truck (2009) and Porsche with Meteorite (2013) will be unveiled at Gagosian Britannia Street
17 September 2018
Nicola Green explores Recent And Contemporary Religious Leaders At St Martin-in-the-Fields in Encounter an exhibition of the world’s most significant recent and contemporary religious leaders, this autumn at St Martin-in-the-Fields. For the past decade, artist Nicola Green has been a witness to meetings of religious leaders around the world, from the UK to Italy, Israel, […]
4 September 2018
The Redfern Gallery will celebrate the centenary of the artist Paul Feiler with a comprehensive retrospective of works (1918-2013)
3 September 2018
The Royal Academy has announced their exhibition programme for 2019 and it’s a force to be reckoned with.
1 September 2018
Glenn Brown returns to his North East roots with a new show at the Laing in Newcastle. The internationally acclaimed artist has reimagined the Laing’s permanent collection alongside his own work.
Through the subject of outland, the festival in Riga looks at local and internationally significant issue of global migration, which has brought to the forefront a row of other problems: racism, growing right-wing nationalism and intolerance towards difference.
A new exhibition featuring iconic naked images of some of the Twentieth Century’s most famous celebrities, thinkers and artists opens at Newcastle’s Laing Art Gallery, this autumn.
16 August 2018
The Bienal de São Paulo have announced the full 81 projects and more than 100 participants, totalling around 250 artworks for the 2018 edition
16 August 2018
Berlin-based artist Martin Eder (b.1968, Augsburg), will feature major new paintings alongside work spanning over a decade of Eder’s career this Autumn at the Newport Street Gallery.
The Whitechapel Gallery will be transformed by over 80 creative and cutting-edge publishers for four days.