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 […]

1 May 2012

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Damien Hirst & Antony Gormley To Headline Frieze New York

Frieze New York is only days away. And finally we are to get a glimpse of what this inaugural event holds in store, including details of the booths of big hitters. This inaugural event will take place between the 4–7 May 2012 on Randall’s Island, Manhattan, and promises ‘the most forward-thinking galleries from around the […]

8 March 2012

Gilbert & George Lament London Horrors At White Cube

Gilbert & George: London Pictures @ White Cube – REVIEW This week White Cube bedecks the world with the largest series ever made by iconic artist duo Gilbert & George – London Pictures. These new works are composed of 3,712 tabloid headline posters, collated and sorted according subject so as to create 292 pieces – […]

1 March 2012

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British Cultural Revolution Invades Hong Kong

Jay Jopling shows Gilbert & George at inaugural White Cube HK exhibition White Cube has joined Gagosian along with leading Chinese galleries to create a new ‘Cultural Revolution’ in China. The new WCHK gallery was unveiled today for its inaugural exhibition of ‘LONDON PICTURES’ by Gilbert & George. This monumental body of 292 pictures is […]

23 January 2012

Gary Hume Makes His Nest At White Cube

Gary Hume: The Indifferent Owl @ White Cube – REVIEW The White Cube (Mason’s Yard and Hoxton Square) presents us with an exhibition of new works by Gary Hume – an artist ever-faithful to his trademark high-gloss lacquer paint on aluminum, and with a deepening interest in sculpture. Hume made his name, alongside the other […]

9 December 2011

Anselm Kiefer Does His Magic at White Cube

White Cube Bermondsey stages UK’s largest ever Anselm Kiefer exhibition to great effect Almost three years after his last show at White Cube, and the legendary sculpture/painter Anselm Kiefer is back – and back with a vengeance. Sprawling across 11,000 sq ft of crisp white gallery space, ‘Il Mistero delle Cattedrali’ is the largest ever […]

1 December 2011

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White Cube Stages Largest Anselm Kiefer Exhibition

White Cube Bermondsey is mounting a new exhibition of work by the internationally renowned artist Anselm Kiefer. Staged across 11,000 sq ft of gallery space, ‘Il Mistero delle Cattedrali’ is the largest presentation of Kiefer’s work ever made in London. The title of the exhibition is taken from the esoteric publication by Fulcanelli (published in […]

15 November 2011

Ellen Altfest Legs It To White Cube

Ellen Altfest’s White Cube exhibition ‘The Bent Leg’ grants viewers with intimate but uninspiring look at the male body Ellen Altfest: The Bent Leg is the second White Cube exhibition by the New York-based artist, and represents the culmination of a series of works started in 2006. The downstairs show presents us with a near-complete male nude […]

18 July 2011

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White Cube Gallery To Launch In China

White Cube The London Gallery owned by Jay Joppling  is to launch a new branch in China next year. The space will be located in Hong Kong. This follows Gagosian Gallery’s decision to open in Hong Kong in January 2011 and Art Basel’s takeover of the Hong Kong International Art Fair. The city continues to […]

5 June 2011

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Artist Sarah Morris Sued For Plagiarism

Sarah Morris an American artist who lives part of the year in Britain, exhibits with the White Cube gallery in London and is represented in the Tate Modern’s collection has been accused of plagiarism. The multimillion-pound claim was formed in a group action by six international Origami artists . They have stated that Morris has […]

19 February 2011

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Christian Marclay The Clock Turner Prize Contender?

Christian Marclay walks a fine line between being entertaining and mundane. His work The Clock which has been a surprise  international success closes it’s New York stint at the Paula Cooper Gallery this weekend. ‘The Clock’ which had its London debut at White Cube in Mason’s Yard in October and November is constructed out of […]