14 March 2019

Dead Artists Abound In New London Art Exhibitions – Edward Lucie-Smith

At the moment Tate Modern offers retrospective exhibitions of three very different artists – Bonnard (French), Franz West (Austrian) and Dorothea Tanning (American).

27 February 2019

Franz West: Tate Modern And David Zwirner London – Edward Lucie-Smith

The Franz West show at Tate Modern, with a smaller spin-off at the London branch of Zwirner, the late artist’s long-time dealer, presents the critic with a series of dilemmas.

27 February 2019


10 December 2018


14 May 2014


Franz West: A Major New Exhibition At Hepworth Wakefield For Summer

The Hepworth Wakefield is dedicating its gallery spaces to a large-scale exhibition of Franz West, who died in July 2012. West, one of the most prominent artists of our time, achieved worldwide fame with his Passstücke [Adaptives], as well as his sculptures for interior and exterior spaces. The focus of this loosely chronological exhibition is […]

23 February 2014

Hans Arp Franz West Myth, Body Interaction: Hauser & Wirth London

Hauser & Wirth on Savile Row’s current show, Chance – Form – Language (and a FRANZWESTigation), curated by Julian Heynen exhibits the works of both Hans Arp and Franz West. Arp was co-founder of the Dada movement in Switzerland and a significant figure in classical Modernism. The Hauser & Wirth show centers around the later […]

26 June 2013


Fred London Team Up With Kenny Schachter For Curated Summer Show

Vito Acconci, Dan Coombs, Rachel Harrison, Mary Heilmann, Kadie Salmon, Franz West This year the summer show at Fred London is presented in association with maverick curator and art aficionado, Kenny Schachter. Drawing on a shared passion for extraordinary work, Kenny and Fred have selected a group of works by artists from every career level […]

5 April 2013


Edinburgh Art Festival Announces Summer 2013 Exhibition Program

The Edinburgh Art Festival has announced the line-up for Scotland’s largest annual celebration of visual art which takes place throughout August. This event offers the chance to experience the best contemporary Scottish artists in the context of exhibitions with International artists and movements of the 20th Century and earlier. The festival attracs over 250,000 visits […]

2 October 2012


Franz West London Memorial Sculpture Exhibition Announced

A major sculpture exhibition of the late Franz West has been announced by his dealers the Gagosian Gallery.  West was actively engaged with the preparation of this exhibition up until his untimely death earlier this summer. Belonging to the generation of artists exposed to Actionist and Performance Art of the 1960s and 70s, West instinctively […]