To my right as I enter the exhibition is a large dark brown-coloured rectangular object fixed to the wall. My eye is drawn to white bow-tie shapes that float-hover-drift on a grey surface, offshore of a nasal-peninsula-chef’s head emerging from […]
Reviews - a-n The Artists Information Company
Simon Lee Dicker works with and within nature, to produce work that unravels the stories we attach to place and time, and the emotional weight that we impart upon them. Dicker’s practice has spoken about a distance between humanity and […]
All is not as it first appears to be as Xu Zhen converts the shop at Sadie Coles Gallery into a functional Chinese supermarket.
Painting on Lace – The great power of lace inspired Fred Fabre’s exploration of the sensuality of iconic fashion accessories.
Novellist Penny Hancock reviews Victoria Rance: The Night Horse and The Holy Baboon Sculptures, Drawings, Photographs and Animations 2007-2017 at The Cello Factory 23-30 October 2017
Book Launch and Print Exhibition
30 October – 2 November 2017
Frieze London Art Fair, love it or hate it, energises the city in a way no other annual event achieves to do so. On a global scale, the movers and shakers descend into town for their annual pilgrimage. This year […]
2 August to 24 September, 2017
I first published this review as part of my blog https://loosespace.wordpress.com/
Emily Peasgood is one of the 2017 Folkestone Triennial commissioned artists. She’s created ‘Halfway to Heaven’, an acoustic piece drawing on both geological and cultural divides, neatly fitting this year’s theme ‘Double Edge’. Peasgood discusses her work with Jillian Knipe.
Perhaps I’m unusual as a visual artist but when I visit exhibitions I crave words; and usually I’m frustrated by their absence.
Marking 10 years since Northern Rock experienced a bank run, I dispensed an edition of 200 hand printed ‘bank notes’ from a free standing cash machine.
Review of Documenta 14. Funded by an a-n Bursary
Review of Documenta 14 Kassel, funded by a-n artist’s bursary.
A review of Münster Skulptur Projekte and documenta 14, Kassel, with a focus on five artists, through the lens of the parasitical use of other artist’s work within the contemporary artist’s work.
Visual Arts South West Go & See Bursary
It’s a July evening and a dozen of us are crowded into a small river boat on the Great Ouse moored on St Ives’ quayside. As the motor starts up and we begin to head upriver towards the Hemingfords, […]
A short tour and review of new and old commissions at the Münster: Skulptur Projekte 2017
Chris Ofili undertakes inaugral exhibition at Victoria Miro’s new space in Venice
Curated by Jo Welsh.
Tony Penrose, Kathleen Fox, Jane Hoodless, Jo Redpath, Jo Welsh, Katherine Reekie, Tim Riddihough and Jacob Welsh, Brian Catling RA, Mick Rooney RA, and Gus Cummins RA reveal the influence of Surrealism in their work.
A mix of local artists and RA members.
What is the point of a national pavilion? This is the question that sticks in my mind whenever I’m at the Venice Biennale. Most specifically in the Giardini, but to greater and lesser extents throughout all the 86 national participants […]
A-N funded bursary to attend
I spent 5 days at Documenta 14 supported by an A-N Bursary.
a-n Documenta14 bursary awardee Mat Do talks about his experiences of the Kassel portion of Documenta14
I spent 5 days at Documenta supported by an A-N bursary.
Artist and filmmaker Rosalind Fowler reviews a few fllms at Documenta Kassel