In a solo exhibition of the celebrated Patrick Caulfield (b. 1936 – d. 2005), Waddington Custot will look deeper at the artist’s practice across a variety of media, from oil painting to prints and his lesser-known and rarely exhibited drawings, with particular attention to Caulfield’s preoccupation with light and shade across various times of day.
As part of Simon Lee Galleries Viewing Room programme they open an exhibition of new paintings by New York-based artist and art dealer, Joel Mesler. For his first solo exhibition in the UK, Mesler will exhibit paintings from his ongoing body of work based on the alphabet.
There are loads of art events such as private views, artists talks, and screenings happening around London, and often it is impossible to choose where to go and what to see. To help you with the choice Jenny Judova from Art Map London will be advising on what events seem worth attending this week.
Based on the subject of physicality and topicality within the delirious metropolis, Toru Ishii’s first solo exhibition in the UK aims to achieve a hybrid of expression in elements such as the past and present and the digital and analogue.
Following the overwhelming response to her debut UK exhibition last year, Scream are to present new works by Beijing-based artist Ye Hongxing. Having partnered with luxury shoe designer Christian Louboutin with pop-up exhibitions in both Miami and Hong Kong in the last year, Hongxing’s profile and reputation continues to soar as one of China’s most relevant and successful contemporary artists.
BUFF is Hannah Knox’s first solo exhibition with Ceri Hand Gallery, featuring a series of new works that utilise fabric as a ground. Reducing painting to its primary components of colour, cloth and support- they range from pink linen and black PVC to day-glo orange raw silk. The works are folded, stitched, sprayed and draped, these are paintings barely and painted barely – this is painting in the buff.
Victoria Miro is to present a new body of work by Idris Khan in his third solo presentation with the gallery. Beyond the Black marks an important departure from Khan’s photographic based works and comprises a suite of large black paintings, a monumental site specific wall drawing and a series of works on paper, all of which consider the metaphysics of creativity.
Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art presents the first major UK survey of Iran-born, American artist, Siah Armajani, who is internationally renowned for his extensive public art commissions, which include bridges, reading rooms and poetry gardens.
The show comprises of a series of paintings, videos and generic furniture, forming an installation that evokes a transport terminal. For Meisenberg it is the experience of transition, of “being and becoming” that interests him. A space with no history and no future: blank, utopian, universal, desolate, similar to a white cube.
??This exhibition by leading British artist Tom Phillips consists of an entirely new body of work. With extraordinary delicacy Phillips has dissected his previously used, discarded plastic palettes and converted fragments of them into intricate oil collages mounted on panels.
This is the artist’s eighth exhibition at Stephen Friedman gallery and follows his recently unveiled monument to Richard Wagner in Leipzig and an installation at St Elizabeth Church, Kassel, to coincide with Documenta 13.
From visionary artist Alex Noble comes his first solo exhibition; Creatures from the Kaleidoscope. The highly anticipated art and fashion-fused exhibition will display Noble’s visceral aesthetic as he unveils an immersive mixed media landscape taking the spectator deeper into the visual forms of his world.
The collages in There Must Be More to Life Than This are built from single sources, usually from advertising from the 1940s-1970s, and speak at once to a longing for coherence and completion and the inability to ever truly achieve it.