Reviews

 

9 June 2013

Tracey Emin and Peter Blake Prints Sell Out At Art Car Boot Fair

The Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair 2013 got off to an engine roaring start at midday, Sunday 9th June. Now in its 10th year...

4 June 2013

Flesh Reality: A New Exhibition At Point Zero Project Space London

Point Zero arts project space is a new addition to Dalston, East London. The district is primarily known for its fashion-forward nightlife but Point...

4 June 2013

Sarah Sze: Gravity Defying Installation American Pavilion Venice Biennale

Sarah Sze’s gravity defying installation, representing the US at the Venice Biennale this year, takes the title “Triple Point” from the singular combination of...

2 June 2013

Gui Mohallem: Brazilian Artist Inspired By Residency in Lebanon

Gui Mohallem presents 13 works at the Emma Thomas Gallery including videos, photographs and objects. Inspired by a stay in Lebanon, the birthplace of...

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...

29 May 2013

London Curve: A Dozen Of The Best Art Exhibitions For June

Paul Carey-Kent has a look at twelve of the more interesting London art offerings for June 2013. Including Painting from the Zabludowicz Collection and...

25 May 2013

Central Saint Martins Graduates Create First Rate Degree Shows

This year’s crop of Central Saint Martins graduate shows have surpassed expectations and created a first rate exhibition not to be missed. It is...

23 May 2013

Margaret Harrison: At The Forefront Of Feminist Art Practice

The stout, lumpy figure of Ena Sharples stands at the corner of a functional looking balcony staring out over the rooftops of an anonymous...

22 May 2013

IMAGE: The Occult Factor An inaugural exhibition of Esoteric Artists

Making art is indeed an alchemical act. Whether you approach it as an occultist, a practising magician, an artist or someone who has an...

21 May 2013

TRIBE : New Installation Explores Themes of Female Adolescence and Feminism

For their exhibition at Peckham Space, Sarah Cole and the TRIBE of eleven young girls (from Southwark Youth Service) played and explored around the...

20 May 2013

Video Installation Inspired By Werner Herzog film Exhibited In London

When is a video about skiing not about skiing? Melanie Manchot’s Leap after The Great Ecstasy is just that. It consists of a multi-channel...

19 May 2013

Andreas Eriksson monumental Landscape Paintings Evoking Notions Of The Sublime

Landscape painting, especially on a monumental scale, typically evokes notions of the sublime, however, Andreas Eriksson’s exhibition, “Coincidental Mapping”, leaves me with a sense...

18 May 2013

Tim Goossens Curates Two Exhibitions At Tribeca’s Temp

TEMP, located in the heart of Tribeca, is a new art space that has churned out a myriad of projects, performances, and exhibitions by...

16 May 2013

Jeff Koons: Shiny And Industrialised Commercial Gold At Gagosian

Jeff Koons is a showman, a businessman and a master manipulator first and foremost- and then comes the art. Art has become the vehicle...

14 May 2013

Leon Kossoff : Obsessive And Frenetic London Landscapes – In New Exhibition

Leon Kossoff is quoted as saying: “London is in my bloodstream. It is always moving – the skies, the streets, the buildings. The people...

11 May 2013

Installation Art : A Look At Nine Of London’s Current Best

Paul Carey-Kent explores Londons top exhibitions of Installation Art.   You could argue that the main point of going to a gallery is to...

9 May 2013

Zabludowicz Collection New York: Exploring The Balance of Sight and Sound

Have you ever walked into a gallery trying to look at the art on the wall and been distracted by the sound track from...

6 May 2013

New York’s Lower East Side Hots Up For Frieze Week

The Lower East Side has become the exciting new gallery area in New York with a concentration of over 60 galleries presenting new and...

4 May 2013

Yayoi Kusama: An Unrelenting Pursuit Of Truth And Beauty

Doyenne of the art world whose career has spanned 6 decades, Yayoi Kusama is now 84 years old, and continues to generate work in...

3 May 2013

Letha Wilson: Exploring Landmarks and Monuments With A Tactile Intimacy

The famous architect Louis Kahn said “Truly a work of Art is one that tells us,  that Nature cannot make what man can make.”...

3 May 2013

Bodies And Movement In May : Twelve London Art Exhibitions

    Paul Carey-Kent former Editor at large for Art World Magazine has a look at twelve of the best art exhibitions in London....

2 May 2013

William Eggleston Presents Metropolitan Museum of Art With Photo Legacy

William Eggleston once boldly stated that he was “at war with the obvious”.  The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s show At War with the Obvious:...

24 April 2013

Florian Maier-Aichen: Photographs Creating Illusions of the Bigger Picture

At one point, perhaps somewhere around 1911, pictures decided they wanted to stop being a window through which you could see things already in...

23 April 2013

Artist Serena Korda Creates Ritual Ballet With Monster Latex Puppet

British Artist Serena Korda explores animal symbolism and folklore with a series of three performances and two film pieces in “Aping the Beast”. The...

22 April 2013

Dorothy Iannone Challenges Tracey Emin’s Title Of Ultimate Bad Girl

When I first heard that boobs, bums, willies and acts of masturbation mischieviously fly out in the work of octogenarian American artist Dorothy Iannone,...

20 April 2013

WOMEN TAKE CHARGE: 10 LONDON ART EXHIBITIONS NOT TO MISS IN APRIL

Paul Carey-Kent highlights 10 interesting artists who happen to be women!   No sooner have I celebrated women in charge than a glut of...

20 April 2013

RANA BEGUM: PAUL CAREY KENT EXPLORES THIS LONDON BASED ARTIST IN COLOGNE

Manifold is the first full presentation of a new stream in the work of Anglo-Bangladeshi artist Rana Begum. She’s become known for fetish-finished wall-based works...

20 April 2013

Deutsche Borse Prize 2013 Promotes Debate, Frustration And Exasperation

As in past years, the jury has selected artists for what they represent rather than what they do. But you gotta love them for...

15 April 2013

Istanbul Inn London: Explore Turkey In A New Cultural Exhibition

This weekend saw the launch of Istanbul INN London, a four-day showcase in the heart of Bloomsbury giving the general public a glimpse at...

14 April 2013

Judith Braun An Act of Investigation Through Drawing

Judith Braun’s solo show, ‘May I Draw’, is an act of investigation through drawing. She seems to probe universal truths that are revealed in...

13 April 2013

Sebastiao Salgado: The future By Finding A Past Untouched In Genesis

It’s fitting that Sebastiao Salgado’s most recent monumental project be shown at The Natural History Museum as it is both as sublime as the...

8 April 2013

Ilya and Emilia Kabakov Explore The Grim Reality Of Post-Stalinist Russia

The cavernous, industrial Ambika P3, a space designed to test structural concrete has been turned over to the celebrated Russian artists Ilya and Emilia...