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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A Review by Gabrielle Mollett
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, […]
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. […]
Observations of Munster Skulptur Projekte –
Michael Asher, Jeremy Deller & Koki Tanaka
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 […]
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
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; […]
Featuring moving image work by; Matthew Barney, Ana Mendieta, David Wojnarowicz, Ryan Trecartin, Marianna Simnett, Jacolby Satterwhite, Mandy Niewöhner, and Jake Moore.
Between the 7th July and 30th December 2017, 80 Contemporary British Paintings will go on display in 4 Chinese art museums for the very first time.
An exhibition featuring the jewellery of Romilly Saumarez Smith & the photography of Verdi Yahooda
“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.
EMPIRE II – Exhibiting The Moving Image Empire II is an artist led satellite project devised and curated by Vanya Balogh for the 57th Biennale di Venezia. (Featured image: Film stills by Rebecca Scott) This intimate, immersive film hub space […]
Group exhibition regarding a future/premonition beyond Trump.
Group review by Robin Woodward. Emma Starkey and Michael Bryan
Open exhibition East Midlands
Shocking and curious dance performance art. Warning : this review contains adult themes and a couple of spoilers.
Musings on art, music, audience and re-working the past
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 […]
The nine painters is an exhibition featuring multiple painters, including Sean Cummings, Mali Morris and Michael Simpson.
A review by Tim Barnes
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 […]
An Exhibition by ACAVA Studios: Artist in Residence Nicola Winstanley
A major retrospective of sculptor Tony Cragg
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, […]
Review on current exhibition at Centrespace Gallery in Bristol. 4th – 15th February 2017.