New York-based painter Jennifer Packer solo exhibition The Eye Is Not Satisfied With Seeing now open in London
4 December 2020 • Mark Westall
New York-based painter Jennifer Packer recalibrates art historical approaches to portraiture and still life, casting these enduring genres in a… Read More
Yesomi Umolu has been appointed Director of Curatorial Affairs and Public Practice at The Serpentine
20 November 2020 • Mark Westall
The Serpentine has announced the appointment of Yesomi Umolu as Director of Curatorial Affairs and Public Practice. Umolu will oversee the Serpentine’s curatorial,… Read More
8 July 2020 • Mark Westall
From today 8th July 2020, visitors to Hyde Park can virtually recreate one of the best loved public artworks of recent years, Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s London Mastaba, on their mobile phones.
22 April 2020 • Mark Westall
Earth perspectives, a new participatory artwork by Olafur Eliasson, which invites people to reflect on the co-existence of multiple world views, launches today, Earth Day: Wednesday 22 April 2020.
16 April 2020 • Mark Westall
Earth perspectives, a new participatory artwork by Olafur Eliasson, will be launched on Earth Day on Wednesday 22nd April 2020 as part of Back to Earth, a new, multi year project by the Serpentine Galleries
17 January 2020 • Mark Westall
CONNECT, BTS crosses geographical borders in a series of projects by different curators who resonated with BTS’ philosophy. It will be extensively documented online to reach a wide audience and has officially launched this week.
10 December 2019 • Mark Westall
Bettina Korek, who currently runs Frieze L.A. will start work as the new CEO of Serpentine Galleries in March and team up with the gallery’s artistic director Hans Ulrich Obrist in time for next year’s 50th anniversary.
19 November 2019 • Ksenya Blokhina
In his ambitious new installation at the Serpentine, British artist Patrick Staff has created a sickly environment that forces visitors to confront the effects of institutionalised violence and the conflation of morality with gender identity.
5 June 2019 • Mark Westall
The ground-breaking work of Faith Ringgold (b. 1930, Harlem, New York) is celebrated in an exhibition at the Serpentine Galleries, her first in a European institution.
22 May 2019 • Mark Westall
The Serpentine presents the first UK solo exhibition of works by Luchita Hurtado (b.1920, Maiqueti?a, Venezuela). The exhibition traces the trajectory of Hurtado’s expansive, 80-year career
10 May 2019 • Mark Westall
The Shape of a Circle in the Mind of a Fish with Plants is a multidisciplinary festival that brings together artists, scientists, writers, anthropologists and musicians for talks, performances, screenings and listening sessions that raise and address some of the most urgent questions facing all of us.
29 April 2018 • Mark Westall
London based non-profit collective Allied Editions partner with New York organisations to launch exclusive artist editions at Frieze New York.
6 October 2017 • Mark Westall
Allied Editions is a unique artist’s editions collective organised by Camden Arts Centre, Chisenhale Gallery, Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), South London Gallery, Studio Voltaire, Serpentine Galleries and Whitechapel Gallery.
7 September 2015 • Tabish Khan
This week’s top 5 features destruction, lifelike mannequins, bullet time photography, conflict and a centenary.
25 January 2015 • Tabish Khan
This week’s top 5 includes punching bags, buried expletives, darkness, video games and abstract photography
24 December 2014 • Paul Carey-Kent
It’s odd how little Bertrand Lavier (born 1949) has been shown in London
30 April 2014 • Mark Westall
Serpentine Galleries has collaborated with the fashion house Comme des Garçons to develop a bespoke unisex fragrance
31 October 2013 • Mark Westall
Come and See will demonstrate the range of Jake and Dinos’s output – from painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture, to film, music and literature – providing a unique insight into the complexity of their practice and their prolific career.