Art Openings to visit during London Art Fair 2015

It’s London Art Fair time again and while the delights of Islington’s Business Design Centre are well known, there is a plethora of other exciting art in and around London at the same time. We’ve rounded up some exciting sounding openings.

Carlos Ishikawa gallery is being very tight-lipped about their new show – which makes us think it’s going to be great. There’s an exhibition by punk legend, Clash guitarist Paul Simonon and some very cool digital art stuff from @CarrollFletcher and some very strange art in a ‘Flash Exhibition’ from Zoïa Skoropadenko, Blimey!

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1. Steve Bishop: Standard Ballad Preview: Wednesday 21st January, 6-9pm www.carlosishikawa.com

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2. Paul – Wot No Bike @ICALondon Opening Wednesday 21st January 2015
Clash guitarist presents a collection of oil paintings that depict his own personal effects that include biker paraphernalia such as jackets, boots, helmets and gloves, alongside his packets of cigarettes and books.

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3. Kim Asendorf & Ole Fach | Computer’s World @CarrollFletcher Art Opening Thursday 22nd January 2015

“A bot is free of taste, in its paradigm it can act in full freedom. No rethinking, no regrets, no need for undos.”

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4. Zoïa Skoropadenko: Torso Royal Stock Exchange Rifle Club Shooting Range, 1a London Bridge, SE1 9BG
Opening Tuesday 20th 11am closes Thursday.

Torso is the third in a series of Skoropadenko’s ‘Flash Exhibitions’, exciting shows that are held only for two to three days at a time in unusual locations around the globe. In today’s world of high-speed communication where everything is instant, Skoropadenko believes in the power and immediacy of flash exhibitions.

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