Benedict Drew at Matt’s Gallery, London
Walking into the first room of Benedict Drew’s new installation at Matt’s Gallery the flat screen monitor that confronts you somehow seems to sense your presence and, showing an image…
Sarah Jones at MAUREEN PALEY
Sarah Jones is at the top of her game. No question. In her sixth show with Maureen Paley in Bethnal Green she demonstrates a technical mastery and the finely tuned sensibility…
Francis Upritchard at Kate MacGarry, London
Kate MacGarry loves a bit of an art/craft crossover: a number of her artists use ceramics and textiles as part of their vocabulary (witness the tapestries of Goshka Macuga, Renee So’s wonderful knitted works and Tiago Carneiro Da Cunha’s ceramics), and Francis Upritchard’s latest show reinforces the profile of one of London’s most distinctive and best loved contemporary galleries.
Press Release: Contemporary Art Society stages another spectacular fundraising gala
Over £250,000 was raised to benefit the charity’s mission, including stand-out prices for Roger Hiorns, Michael Landy and Daniel Silver
John Akomfrah, Phoebe Boswell, Rashaad Newsome at Carroll / Fletcher, Graham Gussin at Marlborough Contemporary
This week I am going to give a quick heads up on two shows that both opened last night: the first is a group show at Carroll / Fletcher on Eastcastle Street, just off Oxford Street.
LONDON EXHIBITIONS Abstract Drawing, Drawing Room drawingroom.org.uk 20 February – 19 April 2014 Artist Richard Deacon has selected a broad range of works by over 30 artists spanning the last 105 years…
Helen Marten uses sculptural assemblage and video to reflect upon the relationship between two and three dimensional form. Taking as a starting point the contemporary image world, the flattened digital…
Friday Dispatch: Becky Beasley, The Walk…in green, at Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
Becky Beasley’s fourth exhibition with Laura Bartlett Gallery, now in Bethnal Green, has all the elements that we have come to expect of her subtle practice as an artist. There…
Press Release: Call for entries to Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2014
For immediate release, 27 February 2014 The Contemporary Art Society is now calling for entries to the Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2014 – a unique commissioning award in the…
Ryan Mosley at Alison Jacques Gallery, London
Time was when being picked up by Charles Saatchi was all a young artist needed to launch them commercially, but our world is a more complex place now, and so…
Annual Fundraiser 2014: Works by Turner Prize winners to go on sale in Contemporary Art Society gala
Livia Firth has been appointed Honorary Chair of the gala, which raises vital funds to purchase contemporary art for museums across the UK.
Gary Webb, X7 City, at Bloomberg SPACE, London
Bloomberg SPACE in Finsbury Square, London is a fairly uncompromising, corporate architecture, that might at first look as if it offers the ideal neutrality for showing contemporary art, but can in fact sometimes prove too weighty an opponent. Gary Webb’s current show grabs the space and makes it his own.
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