Last Chance to Register for Britain’s Biggest Contemporary Painting Competition

The last chance to register for Britain’s biggest contemporary painting competition, John Moores Contemporary Painting Prize 2010, is Friday 19 February 2010. With a first prize of £25,000 (cash prize) and four further prizes of £2,500 each for the runner’s up, this is one of the most illustrious events in the British art world. The […]

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GOSHKA MACUGA The Bloomberg Commission Whitechapel Gallery, London 5 April 2009 – 18 April 2010

Forming Part of the Whitechapel Opening Weekend London-based Polish artist Goshka Macuga is widely acclaimed for her sculptural installations of artefacts and photographs, derived from art history, politics and anthropology. The artist focuses on a key moment in the history of the Whitechapel Gallery: the presentation of Picasso’s Guernica in 1939. Organised in collaboration with […]

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Whitechapel to Reopen with Site Specific Artwork by Goshka Macuga that Focuses on Guernica

After Pablo Picasso, woven by Mme J de la Baume Dürrbach, The Guernica Tapestry, 1955, Wool, 305 x 671 cm. Collection of Mrs Nelson A. Rockefeller. Photo: George Kotsovos © Succession Picasso/DACS 2009. The Bloomberg Commission launches with Goshka Macuga, who has created a new site specific artwork focusing on a key moment in the […]

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MODERN RUINS:ABRAHAM CRUZVILLEGAS, DR LAKRA, GOSHKA MACUGA, DAVID MALJKOVIC On to April 5th at Kate MacGarry

Modern Ruins brings together the practices of four artists who through very different methods create an archaeology of the present. Croatian artist David Maljkovic’s disarming photographic montage continues his exploration into the ongoing legacy of modernist architecture in the former Yugoslavian state. His work, like that of Goshka Macuga, excavates recent history while transforming its […]

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