10 March 2023 • Mark Westall
Opening at the Gallery of Everything, London, on Sunday 19th March 2023, Full of Days is artist Andy Holden’s personal response to another artist’s life. The exhibition is framed not as a monologue, but as a dialogue, giving the late Hermione Burton a voice, a platform and an audience.
21 October 2021 • Mark Westall
Beano: The Art of Breaking the Rules opens at Somerset House today 21st October, a major exhibition celebrating the world’s… Read More
2 March 2021 • Mark Westall
Dennis and Gnasher, Minnie the Minx, Bash Street Kids and the rest of the Beano gang take over Somerset House… Read More
ANDY HOLDEN: The Structure of Feeling (A Ghost Train Ride) “A socially distanced journey through a desolate post-cartoon landscape”
15 September 2020 • Mark Westall
The new solo exhibition by Andy Holden at Block 336 was built in the four weeks leading up to the Covid-19 enforced lock-down in Britain and was never opened to the public. Instead, it remained sealed shut like a cartoon-tomb. Transformed for a new era of cautionary and tentative exhibition viewing, it finally opens on Thursday 17th September for six weeks.
24 February 2019 • Tabish Khan
This week’s Top 5 Art Exhibitions to see include: Elephants, enlightenment, cartoons, an overweight car and a bionic chimp.
13 February 2019 • Paul Carey-Kent
Andy Holden has sourced over 400 illustrative clips, the range of references – from cave painting to Futurism to Slavoj Žižek to quantum mechanics – is dizzying, and the analogies he draws out of the material are persuasive and witty.
16 January 2019 • Eric Thorp
Over the last century cartoons and their cultural iconography have been used as a means of relaying important messages in art.
6 June 2018 • Mark Westall
Snoopy, Charlie Brown and co. are heading to Somerset House in a cultural celebration of themselves! The world’s most influential comic strip
3 May 2018 • Mark Westall
Internationally acclaimed artists Francis Alÿs, Jeremy Deller, Robert Gober, Antony Gormley, Roni Horn, Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Taryn Simon, Wolfgang Tillmans and Rachel Whiteread are among the 37 artists who have given works to create a major new fund ARTISTS FOR ARTANGEL.
29 October 2017 • Tabish Khan
Suicide vests, robots, eroticism, eggs, hands, Rodin, a shopping centre and surreal landscapes.
Have the willingness to believe in the absurd!? Then, GOSEE: MI!MS (Maximum Irony Maximum Sincerity) @Zabludowicz Collection opening Thursday 26th of September
10 September 2013 • VC Maurer
Featuring works by artist Andy Holden and other collaborative projects with other founding MI!MS artists: John Blamey, Roger Illingworth, James Macdowell and Johnny Parry, “MI!MS is about the willingness to be lied to and the will to believe! It’s about the intense sadness of our unrealistic dreams, and the intense joy of our desire for them.”
29 August 2012 • Mark Westall
Andy Holden and David Raymond Conroy have adapted for the stage a selection of pieces from Wallace’s collection of short stories.