Listings

Joseph Cornell at the Royal Academy

Joseph Cornell at the Royal Academy

Joseph Cornell: Wanderlust Royal Academy Until 27 September 2015 “From a basement in New York, Joseph Cornell channelled his limitless imagination into some of the most original art of the 20th century. Step into his beguiling world at this landmark exhibition. Joseph Cornell hardly ventured beyond New York State, yet the notion of travel was […]

Continue Reading »

Filed in Listings by on July 19, 2015
Agnes Martin @ Tate Modern

Agnes Martin @ Tate Modern

Agnes Martin Tate Modern Until 11 October 2015   “Agnes Martin is perhaps most recognised for her evocative paintings marked out in subtle pencil lines and pale colour washes. Although restrained, her style was underpinned by her deep conviction in the emotive and expressive power of art. Martin believed that spiritual inspiration and not intellect […]

Continue Reading »

Filed in Listings by on July 16, 2015
Barbara Hepworth @ Tate Britain

Barbara Hepworth @ Tate Britain

Barbara Hepworth – Sculpture for a Modern World Tate Britain Until 25 October 2015   “Barbara Hepworth emerged in the late 1920s as a leading member of a new generation of sculptors. Her work became increasingly abstract in the 1930s and, after moving to Cornwall, she began to make sculpture in terms of her experience […]

Continue Reading »

Filed in Listings by on July 16, 2015
Kate MccGwire, Juliette Losq, Jayne Anita Smith @ Coates and Scarry

Kate MccGwire, Juliette Losq, Jayne Anita Smith @ Coates and Scarry

Kate MccGwire, Juliette Losq and Jayne Anita Smith  – Complicit Coates and Scarry Until 4 August 2015   “An oscillation between beauty and tainted beauty lies at the heart of Complicit. The places where these seemingly opposite categories overlap or blur are explored in new and recent works by Kate MccGwire, Juliette Losq and Jayne […]

Continue Reading »

Filed in Listings by on July 16, 2015

Reviews

Elizabeth Gossling at Tintype Gallery

Elizabeth Gossling at Tintype Gallery

Elizabeth Gossling – Burn Tintype Gallery 16 April to 9 May 2015   In the 1950’s and 60’s a man called John Cura set up his camera in front of his television set and shot a series that captured on-screen footage. These ‘tele snaps’ provided archive material for what was being broadcast in Britain during […]

Continue Reading »

Filed in Reviews by on July 16, 2015
Around Drawing at Rosenfeld Porcini

Around Drawing at Rosenfeld Porcini

Around Drawing Rosenfeld Porcini Until 22 May 2015 I only had one issue with this exhibition, excellent though it was: and that was its title. I knew that it was called “Around Drawing”, not “On Drawing”, or just plain “Drawing”, so I could readily infer that the works on display there wouldn’t all be drawings. […]

Continue Reading »

Filed in Reviews by on April 29, 2015
Nobody Spoke – Art and Language at Lisson Gallery

Nobody Spoke – Art and Language at Lisson Gallery

Nobody Spoke: Art and Language Lisson Gallery Until 17 January 2015 Art & Language is a collective, originally hailing from Coventry in the late 1960’s. Their goal was, and still is, to challenge the way we view conceptual art. Originally a group of four professors of Art Theory, the group expanded over the decades, and […]

Continue Reading »

Filed in Reviews by on December 3, 2014
Lizzie Fitch and Ryan Trecartin at the Zabludowicz Collection

Lizzie Fitch and Ryan Trecartin at the Zabludowicz Collection

Lizzie Fitch / Ryan Trecartin: Priority Innfield Zabludowicz Collection Until 21 December 2014 The Zabludowicz Collection was founded in 1994 by Poju and Anita Zabludowicz. It has three locations: an office at Time Square New York, three buildings on the island Sarvisalo in Finland used for artist residencies, and its head office in Chalk Farm, […]

Continue Reading »

Filed in Reviews by on November 13, 2014
Sexton Ming and Daniel Roth at Undercurrents Gallery

Sexton Ming and Daniel Roth at Undercurrents Gallery

Sexton Ming and Daniel Roth Undercurrents Gallery 3 October to 26 November 2014 After a week of working at Frieze Masters, where works sat in spotless white and grey booths, and where the tent itself sat in a picturesque corner of Regent’s Park, it was pretty refreshing, albeit surreal, to walk into the back of […]

Continue Reading »

Filed in Reviews by on October 25, 2014
Reassembling the Self at GV Art

Reassembling the Self at GV Art

Reassembling the Self GV Art Gallery Until 11 October 2014 I have to juggle everything I am holding to write down the quote from the short documentary that discusses the schizophrenic condition. That is, that schizophrenia, ‘stops you editing reality, everything you see could have an important meaning’. Perceptions can be distorted, and it is […]

Continue Reading »

Filed in Reviews by on September 30, 2014