The Hayward Gallery, opened 1968, was named after Sir Isaac Hayward, a miner and trade unionist who was the last leader of the London County Council (LCC), a few pointless local government reorganisations back.
For every previous London edition of Frieze, I have looked around and reported on what interested me. This year I couldn’t be there due to a run-in with sepsis and bowel and liver cancer.
Frieze has revealed details of Frieze Sculpture 2022 in The Regent’s Park, curated by Clare Lilley (Yorkshire Sculpture Park Director) for the tenth consecutive year.
After spending some time reflecting on mirrors, I decided to spend the rest of my week focusing on clay.
The medium took me to two shows, one at Hotel Contemporary and the other at Josh Lilley.
Fist bump a robot, sci-fi heaven, refugees, children, an upside down palm, book covers, talking heads and a fake exhibition.
Artists Jonathan Baldock and Emma Hart take on Punch and Judy in Blackpool with a bizarre, sinister show at the Grundy
Animal furniture, a derelict house, cork totems, mystical prints and a giant baby walker.
PEER, Grundy Art Gallery and De La Warr Pavilion have announced Love Life, a major new touring commission by Jonathan Baldock and Emma Hart.
This week’s top 5 features feathered sculptures, NASA photographs, Renaissance masterpieces, lots of tongue and a Stegosaurus.
The London Open 2015 goes on show 83 years after the Whitechapel Gallery’s first open submission exhibition in 1932.
London based artists Emma Hart and Jonathan Baldock’s first collaboration ‘SUCKERZ’ is a beautifully grotesque analysis of the absurdly ritualistic world of the dinner party
Folkestone Triennial runs from 30th August – 2nd November 2014
Yoko Ono, Andy Goldsworthy and Pablo Bronstein among artists announced for Folkestone Triennial 2014
‘I’m interested in characters that are not like real life characters, they’re sealed in these video worlds where they’re hyper-real’.
There’s an attractively visceral semi-obscenity to the tongue, which is like – indeed, which is – something you find inside the body.
‘Someone keeps on coughing. After a while I feel as though I might start coughing, as if embodying this strange, toxic, disconcerting environment’.