Hayward Gallery’s HENI Project Space will present the most extensive exhibition of Gerhard Richter’s drawings ever shown in the UK. Over the course of a career that has spanned six decades, Richter has been widely acknowledged as one of the most influential contemporary artists in the world.
New gallery opens in Paris with Cameroonian artist Jean David Nkot’s first extensive solo exhibition in France.
Inaugurating its very first gallery space, Paris-based AFIKARIS Gallery presents rising Cameroonian artist Jean David Nkot’s first extensive solo exhibition… Read More
David Kovats Gallery has opened his second summer exhibition dedicated to the Ukrainian artist Bazil Duliskovich at the gallery’s main location, 80 Long Acre in Covent Garden.
Plenty of shows bring together paintings of figures and objects in unusual contexts or brought into unexpected conjunctions: the words ‘uncanny’ and ‘enigmatic’, ‘disturbing’ and ‘surreal’ are likely to be invoked. But, even if the paintings are good, you need more to turn such a display into a compelling whole. Two current exhibitions demonstrate how:
Damien Hirst uses real dead flies mining their myriad symbolic associations for life & fear of death.
Relics and Fly Paintings by Damien Hirst is the second phase of the artist’s yearlong takeover of the Britannia Street gallery, following the inaugural exhibition of Fact Paintings and Fact Sculptures.
A spinning Earth, a forest, bananas, portraits and riding up walls.
Hot Air seeks to explore both the playfully innocent and darker underworld of the blow-up. While momentarily buoyant, inevitably these… Read More
Arnolfini have announced a major exhibition with pioneering painter Sir Frank Bowling as part of their 60th-anniversary celebrations in 2021.
At the fringes of Mayfair, a striking pair of artists have built twinned monuments to the power of disruption and… Read More
Could You be Loved is a two-person exhibition at Gallery 57 featuring emerging Ghanaian artists Adjei Tawiah & Aplerh-Doku Borlabi.
“Making art for me it is like eating food or breathing air.” Through vivid and gestural brushwork, contemporary American artist Marcus Jansen creates complex and mesmerizing worlds of memory and life experience.
Freya Douglas-Morris “The use of memory feels like an anchor that I can tether my somewhat loose way of image-making to.”
London-based artist Freya Douglas-Morris recently sat down with art historian, writer and curator Hector Campbell to discuss her interest in memory, physical approach to art-making, experience as a mother, and her current solo exhibition ‘All paths lead somewhere’ at Lychee One
last Saturday I toured six galleries at the comparative margins – Leytonstone, Woolwich, north Bermondsey (as opposed to trendy Bermondsey Street), Camberwell and Kennington – and the standard was excellent. Nor did it prove hard to get around by bus and tube…
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art will open a major solo exhibition by multidisciplinary artist Sutapa Biswas in late June. Spanning Biswas’ extensive career, the exhibition will include a major new film commission titled Lumen.