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Marvin Gaye Chetwynd has a new piece unveiled this week at the Edinburgh Festival. Working across performance, sculpture, installation and painting, Chetwynd draws on a seemingly disparate array of cultural reference points (high brow and popular, historic and contemporary) to construct her exuberant, anarchic and distinctly handmade worlds. Mediaeval Mummers, Starship Troopers, 60s happenings, and contemporary cinema, have all provided inspiration for […]
Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, the Turner Prize nominated artist, has unveiled her latest project, ‘The Idol’, an artistic children’s leisure installation which is a key feature of Barking’s new £14m sports centre, was unveiled today Thursday (March 19). “I am hugely excited to be working on the soft-play commission,” Marvin said. “I am more excited about […]
Last month I went to see KP Brehmer. Real Capitalism–Production at Raven Row gallery. I came away feeling elated that such beautiful work could be so politically clever. Brehmer pushed the buttons of Capitalism using its own templates, casting comment across its growing evils using charts, graphs and maps. Brehmer’s work is quiet yet immensely […]
17 October 2014
Turner Prize nominee Marvin Gaye Chetwynd – the artist formally known as Spartacus – marks the 20th anniversary of South London-based not for profit arts organisation Studio Voltaire with her usual brand of Absurdity; a video theme also running through New Sensations prize winner Charles Richardson’s crazy work ‘Rehearsal’ – during this entertaining Frieze week. […]
Taking place during the gallery’s twentieth anniversary year, Studio Voltaire presents concurrent exhibitions by Turner prize nominated Marvin Gaye Chetwynd and American photographer Anne Collier. Both exhibitions will be the artist’s first solo presentations to take place in a public gallery in London. Marvin Gaye Chetwynd’s new film Hermitos Children 2 is the artist’s largest […]