RINA BANERJEE “Forever Foreign” at Haunch of Venison Private View Thursday 8th April

In April 2010 Haunch of Venison London will present Forever Foreign – the first UK solo show of Bengali-American artist Rina Banerjee, introducing the New York-based artist’s complex, seductive, corporeal oeuvre. Banerjee’s drawings, sculptures and assemblage depict mythical, visionary worlds, reflecting the artist’s Western and Indian backgrounds with intense colours and hybrid flora and fauna. […]

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Thomas Heatherwick SPUN Private View Tuesday 30 March 2010, 6-8pm

Thomas Heatherwick SPUN 31 March 2010 – 15 April 2010 For his second solo exhibition at Haunch of Venison London, Thomas Heatherwick has produced a startling twist on conventional furniture design: a functional chair formed from a single profile rotated through 360 degrees. Aptly titled ‘Spun ’ it transforms the domestic seat into a beautifully […]

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Leila Hekmat, The Humor of Initiation at George Polke Tuesday March 9th

info: www.georgepolke.com Terms are often misleading. In Chekhov’s Three Sisters one character insists that a word means ;garlic,; while the other says it means ;a meat dish;; they argue at length without admitting that they mean the same thing. – Vsevolod Meyerhold, Chaplin and Chaplinism, The Tulane Drama Review, 1966 The 1950’s American television game […]

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ALICE ANDERSON’S TIME REVERSAL at Rifle Maker Private View Monday 1st March

Riflemaker 79 Beak Street, Soho, London W1 2 March – 24 April 2010 The French/Algerian artist Alice Anderson (b.1976) will fill Riflemaker in Soho with thousands of metres of hair as part of an installation, including film, sculptures and photographs, based on fictional childhood memories from 1 March 2010. Anderson considers time, or more particularly […]

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Elinor Carucci. Intimacy at James Hyman Gallery from Jan 7th 2010

Batman Chromogenic Print 40.6 x 50.8 cms (16 x 20 inches)2008 07.01.2010 – 20.02.2010 Elinor Carucci is one of the most celebrated artists working in photography today. Carucci’s fresh take on the established genre of portraiture weaves together intricate strands of the artist’s own life, celebrating moments of intimacy with her extended family; her parents, […]

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‘Harun Farocki. Against What? Against Whom?’ at Raven Row Gallery Wednesday 18 November, 6–8.30pm

19 November 2009 to 7 February 2010 This is the first UK exhibition of the two-screen and multi-screen works of revered German filmmaker Harun Farocki. The survey comprises nine video installations, from his first two-screen project Interface in 1995 to Immersion, 2009, about the use of virtual reality in the treatment of traumatised US soldiers […]

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