25 July 2019

Ten Questions About Ten Years Of Charlie Smith London Zavier Ellis In Conversation With Paul Carter Robinson

Zavier Ellis is the founder and director of CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, a vibrant contemporary art gallery in Shoreditch, London, which is currently celebrating their 10th Anniversary.

17 June 2017

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London Gallerist Zavier Ellis Chooses Six Works At VOLTA 13

London gallerist Zavier Ellis of Charlie Smith chooses six of the best works appearing at VOLTA, Basel’s art fair for new international art.

4 March 2017

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Armory Show Highlights By Gallerist Zavier Ellis Of Charlie Smith London

The Armory Show, which opened to the public in New York on 2 March is always one of the highlights of the art fair season. This year, the first fully under new Executive Director Benjamin Genocchio is a step to separate the fair competitors like Frieze and Art Basel. “This is not a franchise fair,” Genocchio explained to the assembled press before the doors opened on Wednesday. “This is a New York institution.”

23 December 2016

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Young Gods Celebrates Tenth Curated Exhibition Fresh From London Art Schools

The tenth edition of Young Gods, curated by Zavier Ellis, which opens at CHARLIE SMITH LONDON on 13 January is always an important exhibition to visit if you want to continue to have your ear to the ground!

6 March 2016

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Zavier Ellis Features Kerim Ragimov As His Final Volta NY Choice Part 5

Zavier Ellis choses Kerim Ragimov as his final offering for Volta New York 2016. It has been an exciting fair and we hope that this very personal selection of artists has been of interest. In 1994 Kerim Ragimov started work on several projects that reflect his interest in photo-based art. Although he uses painting as the […]

5 March 2016

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Zavier Ellis Top Choices From Volta New York 2016: Part 4 Chris Jones

Zavier Ellis is a London based curator and gallerist (Charlie Smith London) he is currently at Volta New York giving us an insiders view at some of his top choices. Volta NY runs from 2-6 March 2016, at PIER 90 in the neighborhood of Hell’s Kitchen, New York City, adjacent to The Armory Show, the longtime anchor […]

5 March 2016

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Gallerist Zavier Ellis Curates His Volta NY Favourites Yigal Ozeri Part 3

Zavier Ellis is a leading London curator of emerging art. His gallery (Charlie Smith London) shares with Artlyst his favourite works from Volta NY, which runs from 2-6 March 2016, at PIER 90 in the neighborhood of Hell’s Kitchen, New York City, adjacent to The Armory Show, the longtime anchor of Armory Arts Week on Piers 94 […]

2 March 2016

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Zavier Ellis Curates His Choices From Volta New York In Photos: Part 1 Laura Bruce

Zavier Ellis curator and gallerist (Charlie Smith London) shares with Artlyst his favourite works from Volta NY, which runs from 2-6 March 2016, at PIER 90 in the neighborhood of Hell’s Kitchen, New York City, adjacent to The Armory Show, the longtime anchor of Armory Arts Week on Piers 94 and 92. It is an invitational fair of […]

19 December 2015

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Zavier Ellis And Griffin Gallery Announce Young Gods 2016

Griffin Gallery and CHARLIE SMITH LONDON have announced their continued collaboration with the presentation of ‘Young Gods’. Curated by Zavier Ellis, the exhibition is an annual selection of London art school graduates and post-graduates. Presented simultaneously at both galleries, the 2016 edition will feature eight artists working in painting, photography, sculpture, assemblage, video, performance and […]

12 June 2015

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Podcast: Dominic Shepherd In Conversation With Zavier Ellis And Dr Gavin Parkinson

CHARLIE SMITH London is presenting Dominic Shepherd in the artist’s latest exhibition ‘Bare Foot Prophet’, where Shepherd responds to the progress of our times, channelled via his own idiosyncratic circumstances. Edging towards the end of an idyll, where development has come to interrupt a fifteen year reverie, the artist states: ‘this new body of work […]

3 February 2015

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Tom Butler Second Solo Exhibition At CHARLIE SMITH LONDON

In this new exhibition at CHARLIE SMITH LONDON Tom Butler continues to evolve his ongoing series of appropriated Victorian cabinet cards. Painted with beautifully delicate gouache, each subject is laboriously transformed, being engaged by an inexplicable shape, pattern or species. The inherent character of the card, with its clear traces of the passing of time; […]

1 February 2015

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Zavier Ellis Compares Young Gods, Misogyny, And Absurdity

The young artist/curator Zavier Ellis runs the highly regarded CHARLIE SMITH London, the gallery has a history of identifying some of London’s best new art talent. Ellis has again curated ‘Young Gods’ at Griffin Gallery, and CHARLIE SMITH London, for the third year running. The artist/curator’s annual selection of graduates from London art schools is […]

25 January 2015

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Zavier Ellis Explores Young Gods, Modernism, And Jigsaws

Young artist/curator Zavier Ellis runs the highly regarded CHARLIE SMITH London, which is renowned for identifying some of London’s best new art talent. Ellis has again curated ‘Young Gods’ at Griffin Gallery, and CHARLIE SMITH London, for the third year running. The artist/curator’s annual selection of graduates from London art schools is recognised as a […]

21 January 2015

Young Gods: At CHARLIE SMITH London – 2014’s Top Graduate Artists

CHARLIE SMITH London presents the 2015 edition of the annual exhibition ‘Young Gods’, in collaboration with The Griffin Gallery London. The show is taking place simultaneously across two locations in the west and east of London. Both exhibitions have been selected and curated by Zavier Ellis, director of Shoreditch gallery CHARLIE SMITH, and co-founder of […]

18 January 2015

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Zavier Ellis Talks To Artlyst About Young Gods, Narratives, And Toothpaste

Zavier Ellis is a young artist/curator who runs the highly regarded CHARLIE SMITH London, a gallery with a history of identifying some of London’s best new art talent. Ellis has again curated ‘Young Gods’ at Griffin Gallery, and CHARLIE SMITH London, for the third year running. The artist/curator’s annual selection of graduates from London art […]

9 January 2015

Young Gods: Zavier Ellis Brings You 2014’s Top Graduate Artists

The Griffin Gallery presents the 2015 edition of the annual exhibition ‘Young Gods’, in collaboration with CHARLIE SMITH London. The show is taking place simultaneously across two locations in the west and east of London. Selected and curated by Zavier Ellis, director of Shoreditch gallery CHARLIE SMITH London and co-founder of THE FUTURE CAN WAIT, […]

15 December 2014

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Young Gods! Graduates From London Art Colleges: Selected Artists Announced

Zavier Ellis is a young artist/curator who runs the highly regarded CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, a gallery that identifies some of London’s best new talent. Ellis has again been asked to curate ‘Young Gods’ at Griffin Gallery and CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, for the third year running. His annual selection of graduates from London art schools is […]

6 July 2014

Zavier Ellis: A Visual Salute To Witchery And Street Discontentment

Zavier Ellis presents the viewer with a contemporary ritual. The body of work acts as a salute to witchery and street discontentment. Pieces are made in an aim to translate the dark truths of society’s religious and political ideologies. In the sight of the works on show, one can not stop but to think that […]

9 June 2014

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Zavier Ellis: The End Of Days Takes Over Mark Hix’s Cock ‘n’ Bull Gallery

Zavier Ellis is mounting a new solo exhibition ‘Type 1 Zealotry’ at Mark Hix’s Cock ‘n’ Bull Gallery in Shorditch. Ellis is a local gallerist, curator and artist. As Director of CHARLIE SMITH LONDON and co-founder of THE FUTURE CAN WAIT, Ellis combines three roles, each feeding into the other. His perception of what is […]