Dog Show Unveils Dog-Related Artworks By Top Contemporary Artists




Southwark Park Galleries (formerly known as CGP London) celebrate their 35th anniversary with a contemporary art show about dogs, chosen by dogs. For Dog Show, cultured pooches who live with a variety of artists and curators have been invited to select their top dog-related artworks. With a little help from their human companions, these canine curators have artworks chosen in what is believed to be the first exhibition of its kind. Dog Show runs from 18 July until 8 September 2019 and admission is free.

The show includes a series of Joan Jonas dog drawings and performances by Krōōt Juurak & Alex Bailey, both chosen by Bedlington Whippet, Agnes who lives with curator Joyce Cronin; Border Terrier Cross Ruby has selected Martin Creed’s 2007 film work Orson and Sparky, as well as works by Adam Chodzko, Heather Phillipson and Tom Woolner; Tess, a Border Terrier who lives with gallerist Karsten Schubert has put forward Lucian Freud’s portrait of Pluto, Aged 12 and a drawing by James Pyman; art critic Louisa Buck’s canine companion Samson has selected Dog Duet

 LUCIAN FREUD 'PLUTO, AGED 12' (2000) ETCHING. COURTESY KARSTEN SCHUBERT


LUCIAN FREUD ‘PLUTO, AGED 12’ (2000) ETCHING. COURTESY KARSTEN SCHUBERT

For Dog Show, 15 cultured pooches who live with a variety of artists and curators have been invited to select their top dog-related artworks. With a little help from their human companions, these canine curators have artworks chosen in what is believed to be the first exhibition of its kind.

Heather Phillipson // Martin Creed // Adam Chodzko // Rob Pruitt // Ryan Brown // Babak Ganjei // Joan Jonas // Krōōt Juurak & Alex Bailey // Jem Finer // David Shrigley // David Harrison // William Wegman // James Moir AKA Vic Reeves // Oona Grimes // Tom Woolner // Errol Drysdale // Kathryn & Robin Klassnik // Leah Capaldi // Brian Catling // James Pyman // Abigail Lane // Simon Raven // Fani Parali // Fran Cottell // Tim Spooner // Melanie Jackson // Lucian Freud // Maryrose Sinn

Selected by:
Olive // Agnes // Ruby // Samson // Bonzo // Marj // Spencer // Jessy // Matt E Mulsion // Tess // Frank, Binky and Milou // Mini and Dora

The show includes a series of Joan Jonas dog drawings and performances by Krõõt Juurak & Alex Bailey, both chosen by Bedlington Whippet, Agnes who lives with curator Joyce Cronin; Border Terrier Cross Ruby has selected Martin Creed’s 2007 film work ‘Orson and Sparky’, as well as works by Adam Chodzko, Heather Phillipson and Tom Woolner; Tess, a Border Terrier who lives with gallerist Karsten Schubert has put forward Lucian Freud’s portrait of ‘Pluto, Aged 12’ and a drawing by James Pyman; art critic Louisa Buck’s canine companion Samson, a Cockerpoo has selected ‘Dog Duet’ and ‘The Spelling Lesson’ by William Wegman; Olive Shih Tzu/ Poodle mix has been working with gallery director Matthew Higgs to select a series of dog paintings by Ryan Brown and paintings by Babak Ganjei; Labradoodle Spencer who lives with Whitechapel curator Habda Rashid has picked two David Shrigley’s, ‘Hello There’.

Dog Show: 18 JULY – 8 SEPTEMBER 2019 // LAKE GALLERY // DILSTON GALLERY EXHIBITION OPEN: THURSDAY // FRIDAY // SATURDAY // SUNDAY // 11AM – 5PM

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