exhibitions

Dexter Dalwood : ‘London Paintings’

Whereas his previous work featured imagined interiors and locations acting as memorials to real people, here it is the narratives which are imagined...

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Muses, monsters and mannequins : Base Gallery

Muses, monsters and mannequins, an exhibition that explores what it means to be human....

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Sigmar Polke at the Tate: Where Mao meets the Sausage Eater

Polke’s humour wasn’t sarcastic, it was a form of rebellion. His volatile artistic tendencies that leave us breathless in awe were his way of shedding each and every conceptual artistic form....

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Suspicion : Jerwood Encounters

Much of the exhibition literature talks of the legacy of film and photography, but the internet and its spawned cacophony of imagery and new modes of looking is clearly also a player in this...

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Anselm Kiefer : Royal Academy

When Kiefer is at his best we don’t need the leaden symbolism of diamonds, not when the mud and filth of paint can carry the weight of time and gold...

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Stuart Semple : Anxiety Generation

The emotive focus within Semple’s work then is desire and its role in creating anxiety, largely within the intersections of sex, power, or violence. ...

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London Drum Show

Spread over two floors, the London Drum Show was a mixture of commerce, education and performance. ...

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Essence : Lara Woolley/Susan Zeppellini

Figurative ceramics, painting and photography, exploring themes such as magical realism and mysticism through to the macabre and grotesque...

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Tom de Freston : Orpheus and the Minotaur

De Freston' s work has little to do with the emphatic and aggrandising tradition of history painting....

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Late Rembrandt

The Rembrandt in the paintings at the National Gallery... is a man who suffered: as a victim of unfortunate tragedies, and as a result of personal flaws....

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Justin Adian : Skarstedt London

Strangers, the first U.K exhibition by American artist Justin Adian...

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Simon Heijdens : NOW Gallery

Using cutting-edge technology, Heijdens will animate the gallery space through clever manipulation of sunlight and the prevalent Greenwich Peninsula wind. ...

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Caroline Piteira [Interview]

'almost everyone only ever encounters the 'cover' when meeting others, whereas I want to go behind everyone's mask and see who everyone really is'...

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Contemporary Sculpture, Zabludowicz Collection

At the Zabludowicz Collection, it is not just our perception of different media that is challenged, but also our relationships to time, scale, colour, form and materials...

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Breugel to Freud : Prints at the Courtauld

If one pauses to listen, then there are some quietly iconoclastic voices to be heard....

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British Folk Art at Tate Britain

Challenging our perceptions of art and viewing rituals in art galleries : British Folk Art....

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Kenneth Clark : Tate Britain

The career and impact of Kenneth Clark (1903–1983), one of the most influential figures in British art, will be explored in Kenneth Clark: Looking for Civilisation...

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Late Turner : Painting Set Free

Tate Britain’s Late Turner keeps Turner on the stage rather than focusing on his exit. As co-curator Sam Smiles said, these are “paintings with subjects that have resonance”. ...

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A Dialogue with Nature : Courtauld Gallery

Landscape embodied a mysterious border space to combat the creeping rise of social industrialisation and cultural European realism...

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The Princely Treasures of Liechtenstein

My senses did register the location as a slightly jarring combination of old and new, however my impressions were still that of awe and gilded opulence. ...

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The Young Dürer : Courtauld Gallery

It is through drawing the figure, that the Young Dürer became the highly celebrated Dürer. Review...

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Restless Ribeiro : An Indian Artist in Britain

A leading painter during the 60s and 70s, he was considered THE leading Indian artist resident in the UK until he was overshadowed by changing tastes and the epic rise of Anish Kapoor...

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Celina Teague : Brave New World Hits a Glitch

Teague applies a moral surface to the artwork, as such, she reveals herself as an activist and her paintings become personal tales of her protests...

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Loitered Lens : Roy Lichtenstein

Arty photos of artworks by an artist making art about art....

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Becoming Picasso : Courtauld Gallery

Picasso responded immediately to the art and culture that surrounded him in Paris – in the first part of 1901 he devoured the sights and excitement of the city and its artists. In the second part...

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Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal

A 2 year voyage for this, the largest ever collection of Andy Warhol works in Asia, which will tour from Singapore to Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing Tokyo. ...

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