The Top 5 Art Exhibitions to see in Mayfair, London this Autumn includes A birthday, nudity, collages, tables and Zen.
Plymouth has just opened it’s new arts and heritage complex and a lot was riding on it. There’s the £47m budget and the fact that it’s coinciding with the 400th anniversary of the launch of the Mayflower from Plymouth — the ship carrying English settlers to North America. Plus, much like everything else in art and the wider world, the launch was delayed due to the pandemic.
Michael Clark: Cosmic Dancer is a multi-faceted portrait of the groundbreaking dancer and choreographer told by and through the eyes of the creative voices and faces the artist has collaborated with since he launched Michael Clark & Company, aged only 22, in 1984.
It’s not a criticism of the art in ‘Five Hides’ to say that the biggest wow moment is seeing the space, a vast Victorian hall close to Kennington tube station which is hosting its first exhibition. The soaring 800 square metres of Manor Place, which has been left empty over the last decade, has a colourful history.
Meleko Mokgosi’s first solo exhibition in the United Kingdom has opened at Gagosian’s Britannia Street gallery. It’s an ongoing project with paintings created between 2013 and 2019. Titled Democratic Intuition, it takes its name from Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak; a scholar, theorist and feminist critic.
‘Start Again’ is the debut solo exhibition by British artist Kate Groobey at Sim Smith. ‘Start Again’ is a body of work made with the intensity and multidisciplinary approach that Groobey has become known for.
A robot, mirages, legendary artists, religion and painting.
A warped bench, virtual reality, algorithms, Picasso and camouflaged paintings.
‘Accidental art dealer’ Steve Lazarides has launched Laz Emporium, an “eclectic bazaar” reinventing the curiosity shop for our post-Covid age.
Exhibition and book launch at GALLERY46, documenting life within a circle of independent young Londoners; gifted in music, the arts and the illicit. It’s contents are the visual culmination of a lifestyle; photographed over 5 years, which developed into a long-term project as Matt’s experience and interest in photography grew parallel.
The past few years have tended to see Georg Baselitz in fine, adventurous form, at least in the studio (less so in the interview room, where his ludicrous generalisations about female painters have tended to put people off). And you have to hand it to him here: well into his ninth decade, Baselitz has come up with a series of works quite unlike anything he has done before – a whole show of hands, many of them monumental
The Top 5 Art Exhibitions to see in London include Optimism, detail, swimming, clay and eavesdropping.
The Showroom presents IN·FLO·RES·CENCE – collision of art and music to explore the socio-political power of jazz
The Showroom, a contemporary art space based in London, teamed up with Filmmaker Producer Reece Ewing to present IN·FLO·RES·CENCE – a major new project which sees 12 musicians from across the globe create new compositions in response to daily life during the pandemic.
The Top 5 Art Exhibitions to see iN London include Horses, hands, penises, London, zombies and miniatures.
Anish Kapoor’s latest exhibition is the perfect post-lockdown tonic for the soul after months of confinement. In March when the world was blind-sided by Covid-19 and galleries and museums were forced to close and move online, their gradual reopening along with alternative exhibition venues such as the magnificent Houghton Hall, is a breath of fresh air for art lovers.
I guess no one visits the Eden Project in Cornwall to look at art: to enjoy the plant life, take in the biomes and reflect on environmental sustainability, yes; to zip across the half-mile SkyWire, maybe. But there is an art trail, along with a map identifying sixteen works to see, and I followed it last week.
The Top 5 Multi-Artist Exhibitions to see right now In London include Trees, sky, tentacles, legs and royalty.
Wealth inequality, India, isolation, a grotesque London and three Queens.