Pallant House Gallery has announced a unique response to creativity during the coronavirus pandemic. The Gallery has commissioned a model art gallery that will feature original miniature artworks from over 30 leading contemporary British artists
A selection of sculptures from a host of distinguished artists including Damien Hirst, Martin Creed, Gary Hume and Eduardo Paolozzi can be viewed on The Line, a new walk linking the O2 and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
In 1992, before the YBA phenomenon fully exploded, Gary Hume took a drastic decision: he stopped making the paintings of mundane hospital doors that had gained him critical recognition and the patronage of Charles Saatchi. It should have been the end of the line for Hume, and perhaps it should have signalled a warning to his gallerist, but both survived to demonstrate that sometimes in art doing the right thing pays off.
Rack ‘em up: British Contemporary Editions, 1990 – 2000 focusses on editions produced by the so-called YBA generation of artists. The survey, the first of its kind ever staged, brings together works by all of the leading figures of the period, including Keith Coventry, Damien Hirst, Sarah Lucas and Gavin Turk, and seeks to capture the irreverent and exuberant flavour of the era.
Many artists have experimented with painting and drawing machines: Jean Tinguely, Rebecca Horn, Richard Jackson and Angela Bulloch come to mind. On the other hand, Robert Rauschenberg’s ‘Erased de Kooning’ is a seminal piece of hard manual labour.
Every year hundreds of galleries from around the world convene at Frieze to bring to light the top projects they have been working on and artists they have been working with so we thought we would provide you with a Top 5 list of the Globe’s edgiest galleries to catch that might not be from the NYC but are doing their ‘thang everywhere else and beyond…
An exhibition with works by Sara Barker, Nina Beier, Karla Black, Carol Bove, Ben Cain, Varda Caivano, Luis Camnitzer, Marieta Chirulescu, Keith Coventry, Tony Cragg, Jason Dodge, Alex Dordoy, Nikolas Gambaroff, Gary Hume, Ian Law, George Henry Longly, Marie Lund, Benoît Maire, Victor Man, Kris Martin, Katy Moran, Anselm Reyle, Manuela Ribadeneira, Gerhard Richter, Pietro Roccasalva, David Schutter, Adam Thompson, Lesley Vance, Gary Webb, Lawrence Weiner and Alison Wilding.
The importance of the print in British art couldn’t be better illustrated than it is today when some of the most significant contemporary painters and sculptors, are also the most exciting printmakers.