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Gail Olding, Pulse, 2017
Gail Olding, Pulse, 2017
Siah Armajani, City Center no. 1, 1997
Siah Armajani, City Center no. 1, 1997

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Monkey Business: Luc Tuymans at David Zwirner

The Belgian artist's latest solo exhibition with David Zwirner Gallery, London presents a new series of works on paper and an animation...

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Evanescent Imagery: Precarity and persistence in Gerhard Richter’s paintings

Paint, or a rudimentary version of it, was landed upon tens of thousands of years ago as a basic tool for mark-making. What else is there for Gerhard Richter to say?...

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Millie Walton speaks to Bahamian artist Cydne Jasmin Coleby about her latest body of work and celebrating imperfections...

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Luciano Perna’s Luminous Still Lifes

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Hauser & Wirth Announces Two Exhibitions With Frank Bowling

Sir Frank Bowling’s inaugural exhibitions with Hauser & Wirth will be presented in both the gallery’s London and New York locations, beginning May 2021...

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Blood Tracks Through Art: Hermann Nitsch

As an artistic material blood has long been considered too powerful for use, as blasphemy, and often prosecutable. Hermann Nitsch knows this. ...

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Rachel Maclean’s Fantasy Worlds at Jupiter Artland

A solo exhibition opening this May at Jupiter Artland will showcase a four seminal works and new commission by the renowned Scottish artist...

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Drawing With Dust: History, Time and Place in Tacita Dean’s Chalk Drawings

Those old enough will recall the spine-tingling screech of chalk across classroom blackboards, the air full of dust. ...

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Blood Tracks Through Art: Hermann Nitsch

As an artistic material blood has long been considered too powerful for use, as...

Drawing With Dust: History, Time and Place in Tacita Dean’s Chalk Drawings

Those old enough will recall the spine-tingling screech of chalk across...

The Fluid Sculptures of Richard Stone

Stone suggests almost endless textures and characteristics, requiring time and...

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Mar 10 – May 9 The Shape of Colour: Misha Milovanovich

The Shape of Colour: Misha Milovanovich

Dellasposa Gallery, London London – All Day

Misha Milovanovich: Our perspective, as viewers, tells us everything; dark or light but it’s our stance that defines. 

Apr 1 – May 8 Eclipse Of The Scrolls: Gerald Chukwuma

Eclipse Of The Scrolls: Gerald Chukwuma

Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery (London Bridge), London – 00:00

Through a frenzy of chiselled, burnt and painted colours and symbols Gerald Chukwuma weaves together ancient symbols, contemporary and historic references.

Apr 15 – May 22 Country Western - Sam McKinniss

Country Western – Sam McKinniss

Almine Rech, London – 00:00

I thought I would populate the gallery with paintings drawn from the starry world of popular country music, the style befitting or derived from the rural American vernacular – Sam McKinniss

May 20 Lighting Up 2021

Lighting Up 2021

King’s College London, London – 16:00 – 17:30

A public debate about the shared language of light

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