Whenever my wife and I drive to the west country, Swindon provides a convenient halfway break for coffee – except that it’s a standing joke between us that she always wants to stop somewhere else.
I like a nifty bit of curatorial alignment. Piano Nobile’s Aspects of Abstraction 1952-2007 (to 23 June) features particularly good William Scott, Tony Cragg and Sean Scully, two nice slices of William Pye and a fine canvas by the less-known Leo Davy
Daniel’s Value and Ideas #85: Successful Artist Thought to Himself, ‘Oops, I’ve Got a Lot of Money’…
There is a documentary in which Damien Hirst gives a tour of his Glosucestershire estate, Toddington Manor, explaining his elaborate plans for its restoration. In one spectacular room after another, with an air of affected genius and childish glee, Damien points at the space and exclaims, ‘You could put a shark in there!’.
A major exhibition of works by the late John Hoyland, one of Britain’s leading abstract painters, will be the first show at Damien Hirst’s newly-built London gallery Newport Street Gallery
WIN: Freedom not Genius – Works from Damien Hirst’s Murderme Collection we have TEN copies for you to WIN.
WIN: About Freedom Not Genius a book about Damien Hirst’s Murderme Collection.
An exhibition and auction curated in aid of the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture Reception and Auction Friday 20th November
Triple Pop by Gavin Turk, 2009, Silkscreen on paper, 70 x 100 cm Private view: Wednesday 4th November 6 –… Read More