15 May 2012

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Art Life The Universe Hans Peter Feldmann Serpentine Gallery

Review – Düsseldorf-born Hans-Peter Feldmann started up an artist in the late 1960s, at a time when young people in America and in Europe were beginning to challenge authority and the prevailing social order.  The new generation wanted to explore new ways of living their lives and artists sought to reconnect art and life.  Many […]

14 May 2012

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Ai Weiwei Herzog & de Meuron Serpentine Pavilion Unveiled

The design for this years Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, designed by Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei, has been unveiled. It will be the twelfth commission in the Gallery’s annual series and the world’s first and most ambitious architectural programme of its kind. The design team responsible for creating the celebrated Beijing National (Birds Nest) […]

15 March 2012

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Serpentine Gallery appoints Jochen Volz New Programmes Head

The Serpentine Gallery has announced the appointment of Jochen Volz as Head of Programmes. He will take over from Sally Tallant, who recently was appointed Artistic Director of the Liverpool Biennial. Jochen Volz is currently Artistic Director at the Instituto Inhotim, Minas Gerais, Brazil, where he has co-curated a series of large-scale site-specific projects on […]

14 March 2012

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Hans-Peter Feldmann Serpentine Exhibition Extras

As London prepares for a major gallery exhibition by the German artist Hans-Peter Feldmann (born 1941, Dusseldorf) the Serpentine rolls out a calendar of extras. Feldman, who rose to prominence in the early 1970s earned worldwide acclaim for his expansive and encyclopaedic photographic series. Often presented in the form of books, posters, postcards and installations, […]

9 March 2012

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Ai Weiwei I Wish I Never Designed Birds Nest

Stadium creator publicly regrets his part in the Beijing Olympics Ai Weiwei, the Chinese dissident artist has stated in a Japanese newspaper that he should never have helped the Communist Party to stage a successful Olympic Games. He regrets his contribution in building the radical stadium which became a centrepiece for the promotion of a […]

6 March 2012

Serpentine Takes A Trip Down The Edgware Road

On The Edgware Road @ Serpentine Gallery – REVIEW This exhibition is the visual manifestation of work conducted under the aegis of the Edgware Road Project over the past three years – an effort to bring about collaborations between artists and local constituents, with its dazzlingly diverse output testifying to its huge value as an […]

28 February 2012

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Hurry To Serpentine To Grab Ernesto Neto Artwork

In celebration of the exhibition Lygia Pape: Magnetized Space, the Serpentine Gallery presents a set of Limited Edition artworks by Pape-inspired artist The work is called Quem pago o arrego, spray! (Who pays the bill, spray!) 2012, is made from ink on cotton rag paper, measures 76 x 56 cm, is in an edition of 45, and […]

7 February 2012

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Ai Weiwei Designs Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2012

Bird’s nest stadium team from 2008 Beijing Olympics reunite The Serpentine Gallery has announce that Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei will create the 2012 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion. It is the first time the firm will reunite with the Chinese dissident artist since the 2008 Beijing Olympics, which launched them onto the international stage. […]

23 January 2012

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Hans-Peter Feldmann Exhibition For Serpentine Gallery

The Serpentine Gallery, London  presents a brand new comprehensive survey of the German artist Hans-Peter Feldmann. The exhibition will show seminal works from throughout his career, from his influential early photographic series to new works displaying women’s handbags. Born in Germany in 1941, Feldmann soon became a key figure in the Düsseldorf art scene and […]

12 May 2011

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Leading Artists Donate Work to Benefit Serpentine Gallery

Sotheby’s has announced that an auction will take place in June to benefit the new building plans at the Serpentine Gallery. It will take place on June 30. The event will offer 46 works donated by leading contemporary artists, some with connections to the gallery. The Serpentine Gallery’s new Sackler Gallery will open in 2012 […]

1 November 2010

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New Serpentine Gallery Building For 2012

The Serpentine Gallery along with the Royal Parks have agreed to a contract for a new venue in Kensington Gardens. This will work along side the already existing Serpentine building. It is rumored that Zaha Hadid, winner of this year’s Riba Stirling prize is to renovate the existing ‘Magazine’ building to create a new and […]