9 June 2019

Keith Tyson – Enrique Martínez Celaya Two London Shows – Edward Lucie-Smith

If you want to take the temperature of the London art world, here are two places to do so. One is the show for Keith Tyson, at Hauser & Wirth. The other is an exhibition for Enrique Martinez Celaya at Blain/Southern. These two dealers rank very high amongst the international commercial spaces in London.

17 February 2019

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Bosco Sodi Brick By Brick – Interview Zoltan Alexander

One of my favourite galleries Blain Southern presented at the time the first exhibition of renowned Brooklyn based Mexican artist, Bosco Sodi.

4 December 2018

Chiharu Shiota:  Immersive Elegant Scarlet Threads – Blain|Southern – Edward Lucie-Smith

Today London’s official art world is full of enthusiasm for so-called ‘minority art’, made by artists of guaranteed ‘minority origin’. On the whole, however, the artists so defined and officially promoted don’t come from Asia.

27 November 2018

Chiharu Shiota Unveils Spectacular New Work At Blain|Southern

Me Somewhere Else is a new exhibition featuring works by the Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota at Blain|Southern London.

4 October 2018

Sean Scully: Architecture Of The Sublime – Edward Lucie-Smith

Sean Scully is extremely widely known as a painter. Indeed, I might go so far as to say that he is as widely known as any contemporary painter now living.

22 August 2018

Sean Scully Overview Announced For Blain|Southern During London’s Frieze Week

A new exhibition of work by the Abstract painter Sean Scully titled, ‘Uninsideout’, featuring large-scale, multi-panel paintings, as well as works on paper, sculpture and a group of his celebrated Landline paintings has been announced by Blain|Southern

22 May 2018

2 May 2018

Gallery Weekend Berlin 2018 Round-Up – Paul Carter Robinson

Gallery Weekend Berlin has been rapidly evolving, over the past fourteen years, morphing into a leading international event, to be reckoned with.

23 February 2018

Rachel Howard A Rising International Artist With Substance – Edward Lucie-Smith

Rachel Howard (b. 1969 in County Durham) is a rising star in the British art world, which is currently badly in need of new names.

25 December 2017

Rachel Howard Exhibition Announced By Newport Street Gallery For February 2018

The Newport Street Gallery, a private museum owned by Damien Hirst will present an exhibition of work by British artist Rachel Howard (b.1969), opening 21st February 2018.

29 October 2017

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Sean Scully To Be Represented By Blain|Southern London

The Irish/American Abstract Artist Sean Scully has announced that he is to be represented by Blain| Southern in London. This follows over twenty successful years with Timothy Taylor in Mayfair.

10 October 2017

Jake And Dinos Chapman – Suicide Vests And Contextualising Goya – Edward Lucie-Smith

The new show by Jake and Dinos Chapman at Blain-Southern – their first outing with this prestigious dealer, offers a full-on re-interpretation of Goya’s Disasters of War, plus, on pedestals in the centre of the room, some full-size bronze versions of suicide vests.

8 May 2017

Mat Collishaw: Forms Of Illusion And Truth By Sue Hubbard

Desire is at the basis of most human behaviour from sex and procreation to the pursuit of beauty and death. According to Freud our psyches see-saw between the two conflicting points of Eros and Thanatos. Mat Collishaw has always been interested in origins and in what goes on behind the veil of social givens and norms.