30 October 2015

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New Gilbert & George Works To be Exhibited At White Cube

A new body of works by by Gilbert & George will be exhibited for the first time, at White Cube. ‘THE BANNERS’ comprises three unique copies of each of the ten ‘BANNERS’, making thirty in total. Each ‘BANNER’ is therefore individual, singular, itself. Yet collectively and graphically the ‘BANNERS’ share a defiant or controversial mood and a feeling of […]

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 […]

16 October 2015

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Frieze Trends Point To The Death Of The White Cube

Super architects Caruso St John are enjoying a ton of publicity at the moment, with the dual opening of the shiny new Hirst gallery in Newport Street (gushed over by me last week) and now the new Gagosian gallery branch in Grosvenor Hill, where Russian money flows. Such fabulous architecture commissioned by Larry Gagosian demonstrates […]

17 September 2015

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Losing The Compass Group Show To Open At White Cube

White Cube will present Losing the Compass, a group exhibition curated by Scott Cameron Weaver and Mathieu Paris at Mason’s Yard. This exhibition, the first of it’s kind in the UK, focuses on the rich symbolism of textiles and its political, social and aesthetic significance through both art and craft practice. Beginning with the metaphorically […]

20 July 2015

Life’s A Beach: Marc Quinn’s New Exhibition Explores Toxic Environmental Issues

A new exhibition of work by Marc Quinn is always an event in London. It’s not just that he’s on the short-list of successful artists from the YBA period who have made their mark in the glory days of Brit Art – but also the fact that for much of his career he has produced quality work. Some […]

4 June 2015

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Marc Quinn Announces First London Gallery Exhibition in Five Years

Marc Quinn is to have his first London gallery exhibition in five years at White Cube. He will be unveiling his latest work which is the result of two years of investigation into ‘natural phenomena’ and ‘our distanced and complex relationship with the environment’. Titled, ‘The Toxic Sublime’ the series are distorted, three-dimensional seascapes that […]

26 May 2015

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Georg Baselitz Exhibition Opens In First White Cube Glyndebourne Festival Collaboration

‘The treble clef, the lines of the staves, the notes, and things start dancing, round and round, up and down, spaced out, back and forth, shifting towards the edges…’ Georg Baselitz, 2015 White Cube have produced a collaboration with Glyndebourne Festival, starting with an exhibition of new works by the controversial German artist Georg Baselitz. The exhibition is the inaugural presentation […]

17 April 2015

Carol Bove, Joao Penalva, And Christian Rosa – Exhibition Round-up

Carol Bove: The Pastic Unit – David Zwirner David Zwirner presents Carol Bove, a New York-based artist known for assemblages disparate materials and found and made objects, in the gallery’s first exhibition ‘The Plastic Unit’. The show is a collection of large-scale sculptures made from a combination of natural and industrial materials, including slickly manufactured […]

11 March 2015

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Is Damien Hirst Recruiting Photo-realist Painters To Boost His Flagging Paintings?

Damien Hirst’s company Science UK LTD, has placed an advert for photo-realist painters. The ad, posted on the Jobs section of the Guardian, lists the following requirements for any applicant: “Experience of working with oil paint necessary, good colour matching skills, and attention to detail are essential for this position. Candidates must have a BA […]

7 March 2015

Christian Marclay: White Cube, Bermondsey – With A ‘SLOOSH’ And A ‘POP’

White Cube presents a major solo exhibition by Christian Marclay, a large new oeuvre of work encompassing the grand halls of White Cube Bermondsey. The artist continues his exploration in the relationship between image and sound, the exhibition is comprised of a series of works on canvas and paper that feature onomatopoeia taken from comic […]

15 January 2015

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Christian Marclay Major Solo Exhibition At White Cube In January

A  major solo exhibition by Christian Marclay, including a range of new work and a lively programme of weekly performances will be presented at White Cube in January. Continuing Marclay’s long-standing interest in the relationship between image and sound, the exhibition is comprised of a series of works on canvas and paper that feature onomatopoeia […]

7 October 2014

Tracey Emin: New Exhibition Continues Her Quest For Self Examination

In her first solo exhibition in a London gallery, for five years, Tracey Emin continues her fascination with self-examination and self-reflection. The work consists of drawings, bronze sculptures, large scale embroideries,  gouache paintings and neon works, mainly depicting the female nude form, in various compositions floating in front of an empty background. The work creates […]

16 August 2014

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Tracey Emin Announces Her First London Commercial Gallery Exhibition In Five Years

Tracey Emin returns to London this October with her first major gallery exhibition at White Cube, in five years. The Last Great Adventure is You’, is an exhibition of new work featuring bronze sculptures, gouaches, paintings, large-scale embroideries and neon works, the exhibition chronicles the contemplative nature of work by an artist who has consistently […]

16 April 2014

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Andreas Gursky Presented In Two Major London Gallery Exhibitions In April

White Cube Bermondsey and Sprüth Magers London are presenting major new exhibitions of the photographer Andreas Gursky. White Cube’s exhibition is his first in London since 2007 and his second with the gallery. Gursky’s photographs frequently depict the landscape and structures of late capitalism; its sites of industry, leisure and consumption with sharp and critical acuity. […]

17 December 2013

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He Xiangyu Chinese Conceptual Artist Announces First UK Show

White Cube Bermondsey is presenting the first UK exhibition of work by He Xiangyu. Part of a new generation of conceptual artists in China using a range of media to articulate cultural and social concerns, He Xiangyu is known for his provocative and ambitious work. Included in the exhibition is an iteration of He Xiangyu’s Cola […]

23 September 2013

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White Cube Takes On Artist Haim Steinbach For New London Exhibition

A new exhibition of the artist Haim Steinbach, his first with the gallery is on view at White Cube Mason’s Yard from early October. Steinbach is interested in the shared social ritual of collecting, arranging and presenting everyday objects and materials, an experience that on a basic level extends to us all, whether it’s through […]

13 July 2013

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Sao Paulo-Curator Adriano Pedrosa Selects 17 Artists For Summer White Cube Show

White Cube Mason’s Yard is presenting ‘Open Cube’, an international group exhibition organised by São Paulo-based independent curator Adriano Pedrosa. Invited by the gallery to curate an exhibition, Pedrosa launched a process of open submission via Art Agenda in January 2013, under the title ‘Call for entries: ‘Open Cube’ at White Cube Mason’s Yard’. The […]

31 May 2013

Julie Mehretu Explores Time, Place And Space At White Cube

 “I am interested in the multifaceted layers of place, space, and time that impact the formation of personal and communal identity”, states Ethiopian-born artist Julie Mehretu. Liminal Squared, her first UK solo exhibition at White Cube in Bermondsey, brings together narratives of ideology, culture, power, and personal freedoms. These concepts wrestle for meaning and order […]

24 April 2013

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First Solo Exhibition Of Julie Mehretu To Open At White Cube

A new exhibition by Julie Mehretu is opening at White Cube Bermondsey 1 May. This is Mehretu’s first major solo exhibition in London and will feature new and recent paintings, some of which will be presented within a specially constructed environment designed by David Adjaye in close collaboration with the artist. Described by curator Douglas […]

30 March 2013

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SP-Arte Brazil’s Leading Art fair Prepares For 2013 Opening

In the last few years Art in Brazil has been consolidated as one of most important markets in the world. This is reflected by a number of first rate art fairs cropping up in the country. SP-Arte has taken place since 2005 in São Paulo bringing together a mix of Modern and Contemporary art. In […]

19 March 2013

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Eberhard Havekost New White Cube Exhibition Cosmos Now

White Cube Mason’s Yard is presenting  ‘Cosmos Now’, an exhibition of new work by Eberhard Havekost, his fourth with the gallery. Havekost is known for both the playfulness and the conceptual rigour of his paintings, earning a reputation as one of the most accomplished and ambitious artists exploring the limits of figuration today. Eberhard Havekost […]

5 March 2013

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Photo Realist Chuck Close Touring Exhibition Opens At White Cube Bermondsey

White Cube Bermondsey is presenting an exhibition of the Photo Realist titled; ‘Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration’ This is a touring exhibition of the artist’s graphic oeuvre, curated and organised by the Parrish Art Museum, USA. Close made his first print in 1972 and, since then, has tirelessly explored the possibilities and limits of […]

8 February 2013

Contemporary Art Brazil: More Than Just A Carnival In 2013

Carnival is is fast approaching and besides the traditional Brazilian party, the entire country will feature important established and emerging contemporary art exhibitions. ArtLyst’s Brazil corespondent Douglas Negrisolli reveals a lineup of work from André Feliciano to Ai Weiwei – Guide : part 1 The art scene in Brazil is very hot! The economy is […]

7 December 2012

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Damien Hirst Emperor Spotted Stark Naked At Art Basel Miami

The vicissitudes of the art market have claimed another high profile scalp, according to data collected by Artnet and analysed in a Bloomberg article last week, Damien Hirst prices are static. Walking around Art Basel Miami this week there are many works by the British YBA Artist on offer, but few takers for a multitude […]

2 December 2012

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Art Basel Miami Beach London Highlights And Detox Advise

ArtLyst’s Guide To The Best Not To Be Missed Events At This Year’s Art Circus. The eyes of the art world will be firmly focused on Florida next week as Art Basel Miami Beach (6-9 December) gets under way. ArtLyst are going to be there, out in force, reporting the best and the worst of […]

27 November 2012

Antony Gormley Exhibition Challenges The Gallery’s Physical Possibilities

A new exhibition by the British sculptor Antony Gormley. Titled ‘Model’, at White Cube Bermondsey consists of an ambitious construction containing 100 tons of sheet steel forming an architectural installation which challenges the physical possibilities of the gallery space and investigates our experience of architecture through the body and of the body through. Made in […]

18 September 2012

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Runa Islam Syntax Materiality And Histories Of Visual Representation

White Cube Hoxton Square is mounting an exhibition by the artist Runa Islam. In her recent practice, she has explored the syntax, materiality and histories of visual representation, often in relation to the medium of film. Adopting diverse sculptural and cinematic approaches in the presentation of her work, she disrupts, alters and enhances visual and […]

29 August 2012

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Theaster Gates Artist Curator And Urban Activist White Cube

My Labor Is My Protest, – White Cube has announced the first exhibition with Theaster Gates. Gates is an artist, curator and urban activist whose work aims to galvanise communities and act as a catalyst for social change. For this exhibition, Gates has created a multi-faceted installation that investigates themes of race and history through […]

18 August 2012

Damian Ortega White Lines And Multiverse – Review

In an age of austerity, it has become increasingly rare for private galleries to make the space for art that is so unsellable, so uncommodifiable.  But then the White Cube is not just any gallery and Damiàn Ortega is not just any artist.  The brainchild of British Art dealer, Jay Jopling, the White Cube quickly […]

3 August 2012

Anthony Gormley Inner And Outer Body Experiences – Review

Anthony Gormley’s work is interesting for a number of reasons.  Not least, is that the conceptual foundations of his practice are rooted in eastern spirituality.  Second, his oeuvre is unashamedly centered on the human body.  Both are remarkable in the contemporary art world, which often eschews religion in art and which can be quick to […]

15 June 2012

Art Basel Recession Proof Switzerland Fuels Market Confidence

Review – Art Basel really got underway yesterday with their official opening day festivities, that is, it opened the doors to the actual public!  Basel is an affair that seems endlessly packed with previews, pre pre views, opening night galas,vernissages (both French and German) and after parties. It is a place where socialising and hanging […]

13 May 2012

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Antony Gormley Stops The Traffic In Sao Paulo

Turner Prize winning artist Antony Gormley, 61, has created a buzz in Sao Paulo where tabloid headlines have been dominating the media in the run-up to the opening of two simultaneous exhibitions of his work. ‘The Still Being’ is located in the CCBB and ‘Facts and Systems’ is in a pop up White Cube gallery […]