24 September 2019

Mark Leckey: The Power of Bleakness – Tate Britain – Edward Lucie-Smith

Having just opened an exhibition devoted to the work of William Blake, who is, for all his eccentricities, a representation of art as we used to know it, Tate Britain has now

31 December 2018


Looking Forward To Art In 2019 – Edward Lucie-Smith

Looking forward to the art year ahead of us – 2019 – there are certain things one notices immediately, in the announcements so far made by various official and semi-official institutions based here in Britain and more specifically in plans announced by galleries here in London.

24 October 2016


Mark Leckey Unveils His First comprehensive U.S Survey At MoMA PS1 NY

British artist Mark Leckey is presented at MoMA PS1 NY for his first comprehensive U.S. survey of work. The largest exhibition of his work to date, Mark Leckey: Containers and Their Drivers will be on view from October 23, 2016 through March 5, 2017.

9 May 2015


Curator Kelly Large Talks To Artlyst About The Zabludowicz Collection, Appropriation, And The Body

The Zabludowicz Collection presents a major exhibition featuring over 30 leading international artists, including eight Turner Prize winners, to celebrate 20 years of the collection. Bringing together significant works, many never before seen in the UK. The exhibition reflects the attitude of bold experimentation that defines the Zabludowicz Collection. The collection was founded in 1994 […]

10 February 2015


Jeremy Deller, Simon Starling, Anish Kapoor And Other Artists Condemn Tania Bruguera’s Detention

A total of 14 artists has written an open letter to the Guardian, in which they condemn Cuban artist Tania Bruguera’s continued detention in her home country. The notable collection of signatories includes four Turner Prize winners – Simon Starling, Mark Leckey, Jeremy Deller and Elizabeth Price – as well as Sir Anish Kapoor and […]

30 September 2014


Mark Leckey Explores Vulgar Materials In New Brussels Exhibition

A new exhibition of work by the Turner Prize winning artist Mark Leckey, ‘Lending Enchantment to Vulgar Materials’ has opened at the WIELS, Contemporary Art Centre in Brussels. This is the largest exhibition to date mounted by the artist. Taking his title from a letter by Guillaume Apollinaire, where he claims that he and the […]

2 November 2013


Artist Mark Leckey Presents First RCA Visual Cultures Series Lecture

The RCA Visual Cultures Lecture Series is presenting Mark Leckey’s project The Universal Addressability of the Dumb Things – a show he curated as part of the Hayward Touring. (From February to October 2013: The Bluecoat, Liverpool, Nottingham Contemporary, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea). Leckey’s practice ranges across performance, film, sculpture and sound, […]

13 July 2013


Turner Prize Winner Mark Leckey Curates New Summer Exhibition

Mark Leckey the Turner Prize winning artist has curated an exhibition that explores the magical world of new technology, as well as tracing its connections to the beliefs of our distant past. Historical and contemporary works of art, videos, machines, archaeological artefacts and iconic objects, like the giant inflatable cartoon figure of Felix the Cat […]

24 January 2013


Mark Leckey Curates The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things

The Turner Prize winning artist Mark Leckey curates The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things, the latest of Hayward Touring’s artist-curated exhibitions. Opening at the Bluecoat, Liverpool on 16 February 2013, the exhibition includes work by Thomas Bayrle, Louise Bourgeois, William Blake, Prunella Clough, Jim Shaw and Tøyen. The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things explores the tenuous […]