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Carnival of Colour at Imitate Modern | Exhibition review

Carnival of Colour at Imitate Modern
EXHIBITION REVIEW

Carnival of Colour takes place at Imitate Modern, which prides itself on being “an urban contemporary gallery with a difference”. Set in the prestigious W1 area, Imitate Modern displays exhibitions of established and renowned [read more]

Mike Nelson Selects from the V-A-C Collection at Whitechapel Gallery | Exhibition review

Mike Nelson Selects from the V-A-C Collection at Whitechapel Gallery
EXHIBITION REVIEW

Mike Nelson is the first of four prevalent artists to be invited to select and curate an exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery from the V-A-C Collection. A Russian not-for-profit organisation founded in Moscow in 2009, V-A-C is part of an [read more]

Late Turner: Painting Set Free at Tate Britain | Exhibition review

Late Turner: Painting Set Free at Tate Britain
EXHIBITION REVIEW

Bursting with frenzies of colour, dazzling golden hues and startling paradox, Tate Britain’s collection of JMW Turner’s last works from 1836 – when Tuner was 60 – challenge preconceptions of aging, topple assumptions of [read more]

Francesca Woodman: Zigzag at Victoria Miro Mayfair | Exhibition review

Francesca Woodman: Zigzag at Victoria Miro Mayfair
EXHIBITION REVIEW

The quiet and simple curatorial decisions Victoria Miro Mayfair has taken in this exhibition effortlessly supports the drama that conducts itself for the most part in the eight-by-ten-inch prints. The 25 works by American artist Francesca [read more]

Ian Francis: Endless Summer at The Outsiders Gallery | Exhibition review

Ian Francis: Endless Summer at The Outsiders Gallery
EXHIBITION REVIEW

These paintings show contemporary people in almost dreamlike settings, usually rooms, suggesting something remembered or imagined. Youngish adults, perhaps wearing elements of costume, merge into reality or abstraction, part of a story [read more]

Kendell Geers – Crossing the Line at Stephen Friedman Gallery | Exhibition review

Kendell Geers – Crossing the Line at Stephen Friedman Gallery
EXHIBITION REVIEW

In the late 1980s, with South Africa in a crisis of Apartheid, Kendell Geers made one of the first of his political stands – refusing to join the South African Defence Force, having enrolled in a Fine Arts degree to passively avoid [read more]

Balfron Season at Balfron Tower | Exhibition review

Balfron Season at Balfron Tower
EXHIBITION REVIEW

Designed by the iconic Ernö Goldfinger, Balfron Tower is a listed building; before it’s refurbished, in partnership with Bow Arts Trust, the Tower has been temporarily converted into an intimate exhibition space. Until October, [read more]

Ran Huang: An Experience Shaped by an Experience I Never Experienced at Simon Lee Gallery | Exhibition review

Ran Huang: An Experience Shaped by an Experience I Never Experienced at Simon Lee Gallery
EXHIBITION REVIEW

For the next month Simon Lee Gallery in Mayfair is playing host to a solo exhibition of works by Ran Huang (b.1982 China). The show comprises of a diverse mixture of installation, video and painting bound by a “playful interest in the [read more]

Galsworthy and WWI: Human Battles on the Home Front at Rose Theatre Kingston | Exhibition review

Galsworthy and WWI: Human Battles on the Home Front at Rose Theatre Kingston
EXHIBITION REVIEW

On becoming Chief Executive of the Rose, Robert O’Dowd envisaged the theatre’s lofty corridors as public spaces embracing art, heritage and culture. Two and a half years on and the opening of this WWI centenary audio-visual exhibition [read more]

Tony Smith at Timothy Taylor Gallery | Exhibition review

Tony Smith at Timothy Taylor Gallery
EXHIBITION REVIEW

Perhaps one of the lesser known contributors to the monumental shifts in art in the middle of the 20th century, Tony Smith (1912-1980) was an influence on and an influenced by abstract expressionism, conceptualism and even land art. [read more]

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