My week in the art world – 180 to Wakefield Express

This week – besides almost losing my passport whilst Spring cleaning – I lay on a very comfortable pink carpet at 180 The Strand and then took a train to Wakefield to feel the density of Anthony McCall’s solid light sculptures and lie down on luscious green grass in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.

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NOW OPEN: History is Now: 7 Artists Take on Britain @HaywardGallery Tuesday 10th February 2015

Richard Hamilton, The State,1993 Tate, London 2014 © The Estate of Richard Hamilton, DACS 2014 (Part of Jane and Louise Wilson’s curated section) 10th February – 26th April 2015 Hayward Gallery Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX www.southbankcentre.co.uk/haywardgallery In the run up to the General Election in 2015, the Hayward Gallery exhibition History Is […]

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ART OPENING: Henry Moore: Wunderkammer—Origin of Forms @GagosianLondon Monday February 9th 2015

The observation of nature is part of an artist’s life, it enlarges his form-knowledge, keeps him fresh and from working only by formula, and feeds inspiration…I have found principles of form and rhythm from the study of natural objects such as pebbles, rocks, bones, trees, plants… There is in Nature a limitless variety of shapes and rhythms…from which the sculptor can enlarge his form-knowledge experience.

—Henry Moore

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