18 November 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
Art Cologne 2023 (16-19 November) features some 200 galleries: it’s not particularly international, but that doesn’t matter much, as there are so many high-quality German and Austrian galleries. Walking around an art fair is a blend of the familiar and the surprising. Here are ten things that surprised me:
25 October 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
Alison Jacques’ new space is directly opposite Waddington Custot – where she had her first permanent gallery job.
18 October 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
Cork Street has its mojo back, with new arrivals Alison Jacques, Tiwani and Stephen Friedman adding substantially to what’s on view.
15 October 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
Frieze Masters (to 15 Oct, viewing rooms online to 18 Oct) may have plenty of relatively familiar types of work…
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Frieze London- there was also plenty I liked:
6 September 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
Tension Fine Art has operated since 2019 in the somewhat unlikely locality of Penge in South-East London.
4 September 2023 • Mark Westall
‘After the Performance’ at Tension Fine Art – It’s tempting to contrast object and performance, but a physical object often…
Read More 9 August 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
Jay Jopling set up White Cube in a small space on Duke Street, St. James’s, where 75 shows by 75 different artists were presented between 1993-2001, including several by the YBAs with whom the gallery become closely associated.
2 August 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
Ask London artists who they would most like to show with, and the answer is often ‘Sadie Coles’
26 July 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
Lehmann Maupin, though, has had a permanent presence since October 2020, when Cromwell Place became the London location of the gallery founded by Rachel Lehmann and David Maupin in New York in 1996
19 July 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
Ben Brown’s background was in the secondary market – he spent ten years at Sotheby’s, taking a particular and ongoing interest in Italian art – before he opened his eponymous gallery in London in 2004
12 July 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
The gallery was established in East London in 1995, and for much of this century was on Hopton Street, conveniently close to Tate Modern.
5 July 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
Tracking back, The Mayor Gallery was actually the first to open on the street, when founded by Fred Mayor (1903-73) in 1925.
31 May 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
Skarstedt originated in New York and now operates in Paris and London as well. It was founded in 1994 by Swedish-born Per Skarstedt
12 May 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
This year’s Photo London is above average, with two excellent special exhibitions (of Martin Parr’s recent work and ‘Writing her…
Read More 10 May 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
When I first met Andy Wicks, he was an artist (and I liked his work). But his role arranging artist-run pop-ups led him to morph towards gallerist, and Castor Projects was born in 2016.
2 May 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
Berlin has the coordination London lacks, and so it is that the annual Berlin Gallery Weekend sees 55 galleries on the official programme and at least as many other galleries all opening new shows on Friday 29 April
26 April 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
VITRINE, following the opening of a new Fitzrovia space in May 2022 and last month’s relaunch of its original Bermondsey space – a shopfront-style space – might now be seen as a mega-gallery
19 April 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
Jean Cooke: ‘Beach, Birling Gap’ 1975 Piano Nobile, 96/129 Portland Road, London, W11 4LW www.piano-nobile.com Instagram @pianonobilegallery Piano Nobile was…
Read More 13 April 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
I’ve been around long enough to remember when Pippy Houldsworth opened on Cork Street in 1999, moving west for a while before settling in Heddon Street from 2011.
29 March 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
Somers Gallery, handily placed between Euston and Kings Cross, is an unusual space which should be better known. It’s run by a Mexican, Javier Calderon, who also owns Flori Canto,
27 March 2023 • Mark Westall
In ‘Tended’, Nadège Mériau finds light and beauty in darkness and constraint through linked works emerging from the successive challenges of the Covid pandemic and her own cancer diagnosis
22 March 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
London / New York gallery Luxembourg + Co. emerged in 2020 out of Luxembourg & Dayan, founded in 2009 by Daniella Luxembourg and Amalia Dayan
13 March 2023 • Paul Carey-Kent
A Trip to TEFAF – the world’s premier wide-ranging art fair – design, jewellery, clocks, books etc, across 270 stands