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Five must-see exhibitions in London for your Easter 2014

Five must-see exhibitions in London for your Easter 2014

With a four-day weekend to look forward to, Easter is the perfect time for visiting galleries. Here is a helpful line-up of some of the most exciting exhibitions to be seen in London this spring. Pangaea: New Art from Africa and Latin [read more]

Frieze Videos showcase at the Institute of Contemporary Arts

Frieze Videos showcase at the Institute of Contemporary Arts

As part of Frieze’s commitment to being what co-editor Jennifer Higgie describes as “more than just pages between two covers”, the esteemed arts magazine has embarked upon the production of an ongoing series of short [read more]

Tauba Auerbach and David Robilliard exhibitions at the ICA | Exhibition review

Tauba Auerbach and David Robilliard exhibitions at the ICA
EXHIBITION REVIEW

Tauba Auerbach’s work is to do with the fourth dimension. The fourth dimension is something only understood by people on YouTube who happen to be younger than you. It is something we can’t perceive, which for an artist is something of [read more]

Chris Marker: A Grin Without a Cat at Whitechapel Gallery | Exhibition review

Chris Marker: A Grin Without a Cat at Whitechapel Gallery
EXHIBITION REVIEW

In the first UK retrospective of celebrated French film-maker and photographer, Chris Marker, five immersive multimedia installations are brought together for the first time, presented alongside extracts from his iconic films, such as A [read more]

Berndnaut Smilde: Antipode at the Ronchini Gallery | Exhibition review

Berndnaut Smilde: Antipode at the Ronchini Gallery
EXHIBITION REVIEW

Smilde is clever certainly, but reminds one of the sort of elaborate Victorian fraud one might have found at a fairground, claiming to have a living horse in a thimble or some such. Beyond his puff of smoke trick there doesn’t seem to be [read more]

Ernesto Cánovas: An American Trilogy at the Halcyon Gallery | Exhibition review

Ernesto Cánovas: An American Trilogy at the Halcyon Gallery
EXHIBITION REVIEW

There has been, in recent years, a tendency to fetishise Americana from about 1940 to 1960. Tom Ford’s A Single Man and Mad Men are obvious points of reference. One wonders what the cause is. Note that these are not so much the 40s of [read more]

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs at Tate Modern | Exhibition review

Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs at Tate Modern
EXHIBITION REVIEW

What happens when great painters become too old or infirm to carry on painting? Do they pack away their brushes and content themselves in comfortable retirement, or do they keep on pushing, creating and making art in new ways never quite [read more]

Karim Zeriahen: It’s Taken Me All of My Life to Find You at the Lazarides Gallery | Exhibition review

Karim Zeriahen: It’s Taken Me All of My Life to Find You at the Lazarides Gallery
EXHIBITION REVIEW

Karim Zeriahen’s new work challenges “admiration of the idolatry of branded individuals” with the help of exclusive footage of Kate Moss. Exclusive you say… One rather likes it. Moss’ form appears rather dumpy [read more]

The Death of America: a conversation with Ben Turnbull

The Death of America: a conversation with Ben Turnbull

American History X: Volume 1 – The Death of America is the darkly satirical new exhibition from highly-collectable British artist Ben Turnbull. The Upcoming caught up with him to talk comic books, pop art and the USA:  You collect [read more]

Ben Turnbull: American History X | Exhibition review

Ben Turnbull: American History X
EXHIBITION REVIEW

American History X is the latest ongoing project by artist Ben Turnbull. It is planned to be shown in four separate volumes, each volume telling a unique story of its own. Volume 1 The Death of America uses comic collage and over-sized [read more]

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