Plenty of shows bring together paintings of figures and objects in unusual contexts or brought into unexpected conjunctions: the words ‘uncanny’ and ‘enigmatic’, ‘disturbing’ and ‘surreal’ are likely to be invoked. But, even if the paintings are good, you need more to turn such a display into a compelling whole. Two current exhibitions demonstrate how:
It’s always nice when you learn things as a contingent effect of looking at interesting art.
See the most ‘cutting edge’ art in London this weekend 24 galleries across 8 London spaces