29 October 2015

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Francis Bacon, Alex Katz, Among Representational Artists Explored At White Cube

White Cube Bermondsey presents ‘Tightrope Walk: Painted Images after Abstraction’, a group exhibition, curated by Barry Schwabsky. The exhibition brings together almost 70 paintings by some 40 artists, showing how the act of making a representational painting has been redefined over the past century, following the emergence of abstraction. The exhibition also considers the effect […]

13 June 2013

Patrick Caulfield And Gary Hume: Of Visual Excitement And Sensual Slick

The parallel retrospective exhibitions of two prominent painters make for an exciting day at Tate Britain. These exhibitions are visually stimulating and an exercise in looking at painting, challenging the viewer with new ways of seeing and representing the world in two-dimensions. Patrick Caulfield came to prominence in the 1960s and is often inaccurately connected […]

13 March 2013

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Four Hundred Years of British Art: Explored At American University Gallery

The Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery’s collections of British Art is explored in a new exhibition which constitutes the important impact that the UK has had on global art trends. This comprehensive survey will be the first of its kind in over two decades to draw on the nearly 300 British objects held by the […]

24 August 2012

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British Pop Art Prints This life So Everyday – Review

British Pop Art Prints, Bernard Jacobson Gallery- 15 August – 7 September 2012 One of the psychological tricks the English have in order to maintain their haughty defensive superiority in the face of Americans’ obvious superiority is to condemn “brashness”. This is a clever move, though not the most honest, because brashness can be made […]

14 October 2011

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Britain’s Most Important Post-War Painters New Exhibition

The Mystery of Appearance British Painting 1955-1985  07 December – 18 February 2012 London’s Haunch of Venison gallery is to mount an exhibition of ten of Britain’s most important post-war painters, revealing the story behind their art. The Mystery of Appearance is a fresh appraisal of ten artists – Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, Francis Bacon, […]