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Watchlist: Richard Galpin  
9/29/11 Posted 9/29/11

(Image: Richard Galpin, Splinter Cell III, Peeled Photograph,100 X 87 cm, 2009/2010; © Richard Galpin) Richard Galpin (b. 1975, Cambridgeshire, UK) Richard Galpin’s complex art works are derived from the artist's own photographs of chaotic cityscapes. Using only a scalpel Galpin intricately scores and peels away the emulsion from the surface of the photograph to produce a radical revision of the urban form. The artist allows himself no collaging, or additions of any kind - each delicate work... [more]

20110727085501-seeing_the_unseen__experimental_model__mixed_media__2010 "Air I Breathe": Multiplicity, differentiation and quality.  
at A Foundation Rochelle School - Club Row September 9th, 2011 - October 7th, 2011
Posted 9/21/11

Gazelli Art House presents Air I Breathe, the fourth exhibition ofa series of five shows dedicated to the five elements: Fire, Earth, Water, Airand Aether. In the challenging space of the RochelleSchool, the exhibition brings together a selection of four artists very much indifferent stages of their career: from the recent graduate Yoonjin Jung to the establishedsound artist John Wynne, author of the first piece of sound art in Saatchi'scollection. Focused on the element of air, but notdirectly and straightforward,... [more]

20110812110323-387 States of Departure: Progressives to Modern Day  
K. Laxma Goud, M.F. Husain, Paresh Maity, NALINI MALINI, Akbar Padamsee, Jamini Roy, F.N. Souza at AICON GALLERY - London August 18th, 2011 - September 10th, 2011
Posted 8/29/12

Presenting 33 works on paper, this is a small, unusual show with an ambitious, but ambiguous title. 'States of Departure: Progressives to Modern Day’ forgets to clarify exactly what the 'Progressives' were trying to escape, and by what means was their output to be understood as 'progressive'. The result of this lack of engagement, therefore, presents a bizarre deadlock between the verbal summation and the physical content; the selection offered here largely contains conventional figurative and l... [more]

Andrew Grassie: On Our London Watchlist  
8/23/11 Posted 8/23/11

(Image: Andrew Grassie, Archive: after Stephan Balkenhol's 'Drei Grosse Frauenakte' installation, 1993, 2010, tempera on paper on board, 20,9 x 14,2 cm; © Johnen Galerie) Andrew Grassie (b. 1966, Edinburgh, United Kingdom) Andrew Grassie is a painter whose works engage with complex ideas. Grassie’s starting point is a re-examination of the fundamental question of what to paint. He turns this question on its head, producing paintings which present a series of compelling propositions about paint... [more]

20110729142613-lopen_2 Great event  
various artists shown at Lambeth Open October 1st, 2011 - October 2nd, 2011
Posted 7/29/11

A fantastic event last year, and looks to be even better this year. [more]

20110531030345-______________8 Art fair  
Masa Suzuki at La Galleria Pall Mall July 8th, 2011 - July 10th, 2011
Posted 7/8/11

 Fabulously diverse collection of artwork  by 130 artists.  Standard is high but the prices aren't  -  something for everyone ! Falcon by Tania Beaumont.   Oil & mixed media on antique vellum document. [more]

Watchlist:Connie Noyes  
6/28/11 Posted 6/28/11

ArtSlant Watchlist: Connie Noyes (Image: Connie Noyes, SHE LOVED TO DANCE, BUT IT WAS FORBIDDEN, 2010, tape, enamel. resin on panel, 12 x 12 x 3 inches; © Connie Noyes) Connie Noyes (b. 1955, Washington DC, USA) Working in multiple formats and media, Connie Noyes is an original with a unique vision grounded in her distinctive imagination. Whether she is painting, photographing, or constructing, Noyes' creations are inspired by the irregular shapes and involved lines that dance through her m... [more]

Maria Chevska: On Our London Watchlist  
3/25/11 Posted 3/25/11

(Image: Maria Chevska, Eye of the Blackbird, 2011; © Tank Gallery, London) Maria Chevska (b. 1948, Oxford, England) Maria Chevska’s painted cobblestones refer to the materiality of the street. Retrieved from just below the surface of the road, these slightly subterranean objects have considerable gravity as paintings. The painted stripes on the surface of the stones are records of palettes used on her main body of paintings. The cobblestones therefore act as a storage or file-code of colours.... [more]

Michael Landy: On Our London Watchlist  
2/7/11 Posted 2/7/11

(Image: Michael Landy, Art Bin; © Michael Landy) Michael Landy (b. 1963, London, UK) A member of the celebrated generation of Young British Artists, Michael Landy distanced himself from the material success that came to define his counterparts when he systematically catalogued and destroyed each of his more than 7,000 personal possessions in 2001. Break Down saw the destruction of everything from childhood photographs to kitchen utensils and socks, leaving the artist with no material m... [more]

20110117154443-072_over_above_mnt__jeru_e_copy Exhibitions & Demonstrations at Rugby Art Gallery  
Julie Debastion, Wendy Freeman, Robin Wade Russell Gain, Mark Stammers at Rugby Art Gallery & museum January 17th, 2011 - January 30th, 2011
Posted 2/3/11

This was an exciting and brilliant opportunity to see some original and innovative art, the exhibition shows a variety of art works by a selection of artists from Warwickshire and Stratford, Paintings, sculpture, jewellery, ceramics,cartoons and an installtion by Escape artists - not from prison!, but a community art group called Escape from stratford see: Feedback so far has described the show as spiritually uplifting - wonderful - delightful.   [more]

20110109182231-runrunrun_install01 Mark Stammers showing with Visual Arts Forum group at Rugby Art Gallery -Exhibitions & Demonstrations  
Emer O’Brien at The Wapping Project Bankside October 21st, 2010 - January 22nd, 2011
Posted 1/21/11

Visual Arts Forum - Exhibition & Demonstrations First Floor Gallery Rugby Art Gallery & Museum Little Elborow St Rugby Warwickshire CV21 3BZ  9.30am - 5pm, to 8pm Tues & Thurs, to 4pm Sat, & 12 -4pm Sun Tel 01788 533201 Private View Thurs 20th 6.30 - 8pm - This is an exciting and brilliant opportunity to see some original and innovative art, the exhibition shows a variety of art works by a selection of artists from Warwickshire and S... [more]

'Scopos' the Watcher  
Jonathan Bentall, Jo David, Jeannie Driver, Margherita Gramegna, Sarah Hinds, Martin Lang, Jim Lockey, Chris van Beck, Chris Yates at Kaleidoscope Gallery October 14th, 2010 - November 24th, 2010
Posted 7/2/12

An a-n reviews uneditted review by David Minton can be read here: [more]

Gizeli_1 Because we are small  
Betsy Dadd, Jane Edden, Kleio Gizeli, Tim Lewis at Flowers | Cork Street August 11th, 2010 - September 11th, 2010
Posted 9/7/10

Flowers gallery in the heart of the west end currently has not one but two intriguing  exhibitions on at the moment. When other galleries are slowing down in the summer months or just showing works they have in stock flowers gallery is coming alive (quite literally with some of the pieces of animated works).                 On the ground level is a show that any lover of photography should see. It has iconic and resonating images from Edward Burtynsky, Nadav Kander & Robert Polidori. The paint... [more]

34183 Interesting show  
Group Show at Flowers | Kingsland Road July 2nd, 2010 - July 24th, 2010
Posted 7/30/10

What a Relief incorporated a range of works by various artists, some very contemporary. All were linked by containing an element of 'relief' from the wall, but still being on the wall, thus occupying a space somewhere between painting and sculpture. The show was well conceived and curated, with a very strong selection of artwork on display. Highly recommended. [more]

Ellipsis_image_block_copy Ellipsis - into the unsayable.  
Sonia Ali, Maxime Angel, Laura Bushell, Ewan Eason, Matthew Holder, Katie Honan, Lucinda Lloyd, Lucy Whitford at Debut Contemporary July 23rd, 2010 - July 29th, 2010
Posted 7/26/10

A fascinating and exciting show with eight new artists exploring 'what's unsaid.' Avoiding shock and obvious political messaging, each artist respects the mute quality of art, it's form of speechlessness and silent writing to probe the limits of the sayable - whether in terms of language and indentity, abstract qualities of fate or time, or the language of pencil, paper, paint, neon and latex. Materials are to the fore here (and perhaps at time an echo of arte povera) and the curators are to be... [more]

Plplplp Art Review: Aviary  
Céleste Boursier-Mougenot at Barbican Art Gallery February 27th, 2010 - May 23rd, 2010
Posted 4/19/10

In a gloriously original and creative move, Céleste Boursier-Mougenot’s first UK solo exhibition taps into an audiovisual buffet of nature.  At the Barbican’s ‘Aviary’, visitors find themselves unwitting participants in a dance of nature as birds ‘perform’ in an art installation. A dark space opens into a cheerful seaside promenade, complete with wooden decking and islands of sand and grass.  Curiously, Les Paul guitars, bass, and cymbals rest in these spaces.  As your senses adjust to the surro... [more]

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