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Now Showing #289: The week’s top exhibitions

A selection of recommended shows, including: Marcus Coates’ exploration of our relationship with the world of non-human species at Kate MacGarry, London; John Carter at the Jerwood Gallery, Hastings; plus American artist Senga Nengudi at Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh.

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Translating at Turner Contemporary

This year Turner Contemporary have this great sculpture, in place of a Christmas tree: And here’s what Turner Contemporary have to say about it: Visit Turner Contemporary this December and be inspired by Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan’s alternative Christmas tree installation […]

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Patrick Heron

The first major show of Patrick Heron’s work for 20 years has toured from Tate St Ives to Turner Contemporary, where it’s joined by previously unseen work

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Artist’s Daily Mail parody is a crowdfunding success; Turner Contemporary endorses plans for on-site hostel

In Brief: news briefing featuring national and international stories including: Canadian artist writes open letter in response to censorship of transgender themed work; celebrity secret postcard art sale for Dulwich school; Statue of suffragette Emily Davison unveiled in Morpeth; Tate Modern appoints new senior curator for photographic art.

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Walking with the Waste Land – pushing boundaries with Terminalia

  So here we have a walk in Seasalter (not Margate) in the middle of February, not a gallery in sight. Pushing boundaries with Walking with The Waste Land #icanconnect. A Photo diary of  our walk, with some commentary: http://elspethpenfold.blogspot.co.uk/2018/02/walking-with-waste-land-photo-diary-mud.html […]

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A Q&A with… Michael Armitage, painter

Michael Armitage’s vivid and dreamlike paintings are currently on show in his solo exhibition ‘Peace Coma’ at Turner Contemporary in Margate. The Kenyan-born but London-based artist talked to Fisun Güner about how his East African heritage has influenced his work, along with his interest in Western art history and the works of post-Impressionist painter Paul Gauguin in particular.

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Materialisation

Along A Path Towards Self-Destruction, Masa Weeb, 2016. Materialisation is a recent project employing a methodology of recycling found and selectively chosen organic and inorganic materials as a means of highlighting the often-negative environmental impacts of human ingenuity and intervention, raising […]

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Turner Contemporary Platform Graduate Award 2016 exhibition now open!

Myself, along with 5 other local university graduates, have each been shortlisted for this exciting opportunity. Our art will be shown alongside the current exhibition, which includes work by Leonardo Da Vinci and William Blake. On show until the 25th Sept.

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Art Car Boot Fair heads to Margate

Turner Contemporary hosts a Margate edition of the Art Car Boot Fair this weekend, with work by high-profile artists including Sir Peter Blake, Gavin Turk and Tracey Emin.

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Week 3 – Who Do I Think I Am?

Brook and I have had several interesting conversations during the past few days – I’m finding it hard to make time to edit them, but have uploaded the second today on Vimeo (Vimeo.com/patwilsonsmith  Conversation#2:Self, Feminism & the Anthropocene) Negotiating this […]

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More thoughts about portraying Self

I need to think how I might construct a final ‘Self’ for this three-week period. I’m conscious of the physicality of ‘Me’. I reflect that I’m privileged to have the time to think about these things. I’m looking through the […]

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Who do I think I am?

On Self-Portraiture, a collaboration between Brook Hobbins, a sculptor and myself.

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