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Venice Biennale 2017 Review by Raju Rage

In a world full of conflicts and jolts, in which humanism is being seriously jeopardized, art is the most precious part of the human being’ – Christine Macel, curator of the 57th biennale at Venice. A claim of this year’s […]

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Photo: Rhodri Cooper, Courtesy of Spacex
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Market Makers

Tired of niche proposal writing? Another exhibition declined? Juneau Projects’ Makers of the Multiverse (13 May – 10 June 2017), commissioned by Spacex, Exeter, refreshingly offset this. An open call by collaborative artists Ben Sadler and Phil Duckworth requested multiples, […]

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Creative time panel discussion at Micro Clima during the Venice Bienniale
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Precarious

I arrived in Venice and my first destination by water boat, is the Giardini. Upon my arrival I take a moment to stand and look over the river, placing my hands on the stone wall running by the Giardini Gardens. […]

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Possible Becomings by Louise Dale Chalmers

Speaking with the artist of the Possible Becomings exhibition it is hard not to acknowledge her radiating enthusiasm. Chalmers expresses this enthusiasm as well as joy in the telling of the shows appeal to the youth of today, with a young […]

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Reportrait

Philip Gurrey, Maisie Broadhead, Glenn Brown, Sasha Bowles, Paul Stephenson, Matthieu Leger, Annie Kevans, Antony Micallef, Jasleen Kaur, Samin Ahmadzadeh, Julie Cockburn, James E Smith and Jake Wood-Evans

Curated by Tristram Aver

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Chanel, C-type print mounted to polished aluminium 'snug' framed in American walnut, by Alexander James
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Is Romanticism Gone For Ever?

The artist Alexander James disagrees. He has been producing underwater photographs of flowers and people for the last three decades, always wrapped up in Romanticism: the melancholia of everything being temporary and already gone; the exquisite beauty; the fated end; […]

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Jake Moore
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Performing Gender

Featuring moving image work by; Matthew Barney, Ana Mendieta, David Wojnarowicz, Ryan Trecartin, Marianna Simnett, Jacolby Satterwhite, Mandy Niewöhner, and Jake Moore.

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Newfoundland collection, 2017
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Newfoundland

An exhibition featuring the jewellery of Romilly Saumarez Smith & the photography of Verdi Yahooda

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Benjamin Sebastian: BECOMING CONSTELLATION

“Queerness is not and can never be an identity. It is a current, or imperative. Moving through and between our bodies; it is an intersubjective process of becoming. We are more than our bodies. We are relations in time & space.” – B. Sebastian.

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Marc Hulson will be showing work Friday the 21st at Five Years London
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post-trump part i

Group exhibition regarding a future/premonition beyond Trump.
Group review by Robin Woodward. Emma Starkey and Michael Bryan

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HOW MANY ABSTRACT PAINTINGS DO WE NEED TO SEE IN THE WORLD, REALLY?

TESTING 1,2,1,2   The argument over Abstraction in art (especially painting) still drags on. In Elephant magazine, issue 29 (Winter 2016/17), the prestigious American painter Kerry James Marshall makes some interesting, if debateable, comments on “Abstract picture making” as little […]

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Mali Morris. Together, 2011. Acrylic on Canvas.
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The Nine Painters

The nine painters is an exhibition featuring multiple painters, including Sean Cummings, Mali Morris and Michael Simpson.

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Evening Over the Thames by Sarah Butterfield
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Sarah Butterfield: Contemporary Impressionism At Its Best

Sarah Butterfield is one of the best representatives of the current revival of Contemporary Impressionism. Butterfield’s brushes encapsulates the way sunlight changes the patterns over the day by the second with the precision of a skilled surgeon. Her capacity to […]

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Peter Symonds
Totem, 2016
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Peter Symonds: Flotsam and Jetsam

  Flotsam and Jetsam by Peter Symonds is a show of questioning. It asks us some fundamental questions about the nature of painting, the role of spatial depth and illusion, alongside the parameters of its production – stretcher, canvas, edge, […]

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