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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Early English Kings: Medieval Monuments Remade

National Portrait Gallery    westminster
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE, United Kingdom
+44 020 7321 6620
April 3rd, 2012 - March 31st, 2013 - closing today
added over 3 years ago

Before the fifteenth century accurate portraits were rare. One place in which the likenesses of kings were recorded was in their tombs, where effigies were often modelled on death masks. In the late nineteenth century the Gallery commissioned an Italian mould maker, Domenico Brucciani to make plaster casts of some of the most important original tombs in Westminster Abbey, Gloucester Cathedral and C...   [more]

Opening: April 3rd, 2012   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Andrew McConnach: Solo Exhibition

St Martin-in-the-Fields    westminster
Trafalgar Square
London WC2N 4JJ, United Kingdom
020 7766 1100
March 5th, 2013 - March 31st, 2013 - closing today
added almost 3 years ago

Layering a variety of images, Andrew McConnach explores the language of ‘mandalas’ a geometric design representing the entire universe. Andrew’s work aims to broaden our perspective of the world through compassion, mindfulness and meditation.  Please note: The Gallery will be closing early to the public on the following days during the exhibition: Friday 8 March – 11.00am – 12...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b 'Les Bons Sauvages' By Joram Roukes

StolenSpace Gallery    shoreditch, hoxton
17 Osborn Street
London E1 6TD, United Kingdom
+44 (0) 207 247 2684
March 15th, 2013 - March 31st, 2013 - closing today
added over 2 years ago

Joram Roukes is a Netherlands based artist, living and working in the city of Groningen. His predominantly large scaled oil paintings are reflections of everyday life situations, observed, filtered and reassembled in a collage like way. The resulted paintings pose a fragmented yet cohesive view on today's society and human behaviour. For his upcoming show at StolenSpace Gallery titled 'Les bons...   [more]

Opening: March 14th, 2013   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Making the Renaissance Sword

The Wallace Collection    westminster
Hertford House Manchester Square
London W1U 3BN , United Kingdom
+44 (0)207 563 9500
May 17th, 2012 - March 31st, 2013 - closing today
added over 3 years ago

Contemporary texts and illustrative sources, coupled with modern science have enabled modern scholars to understand much of how the art of sword-making developed during the sixteenth century. Featuring stages in the construction of a swept-hilt rapier, this display reveals that the Renaissance swordsmith relied on a continuous tradition of craftsmanship dating back to the early Middle Ages. This dis...   [more]

Opening: August 18th, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Stuart Brisley, Jackson Pollock, David Hockney, Niki de St. Phalle, Cindy Sherman, Jack Smith, Helena Almeida: A Bigger Splash: Painting after Performance

Tate Modern    london bridge, southbank
London SE1 9TG, United Kingdom
+44 020 7887 8888
November 14th, 2012 - April 1st, 2013 - closing today
added about 3 years ago

This exhibition will take a new look at the dynamic relationship between performance and painting since 1950. Contrasting key paintings by Jackson Pollock and David Hockney, the exhibition considers two different approaches to the idea of the canvas as an arena in which to act: one gestural, the other one theatrical. The paintings of the Vienna Actionists or the Shooting Pictures of Niki de St Pha...   [more]

Opening: November 14th, 2012   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Kurt Schwitters: Collages and Assemblages 1920-1947

Bernard Jacobson Gallery    other (outside main areas)
28 Duke Street St. James's
London SW1Y 6AG, United Kingdom
+44 020 7734 3431
January 28th, 2013 - April 3rd, 2013 - closing today
added almost 3 years ago

"I could see no reason why used tram tickets, bits of driftwood, buttons and old junk from attics and rubbish heaps should not serve well as materials for paintings; they suited the prupose just as well as factory-made paints... It is possible to cry out using bits of old rubbish, and that's what I did, gluing and nailing them together."-Kurt Schwitters Bernard Jacobson Gallery is proud to ann...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Joe Tilson: A Survey

Marlborough Fine Art    mayfair
6 Albemarle Street
London W1S 4BY, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7629 5161
March 6th, 2013 - April 5th, 2013 - closing today
added almost 3 years ago

Marlborough is pleased to announce the forthcoming survey exhibition of work by Joe Tilson, which will include paintings, constructions and reliefs from 1956 to the present.  Tilson was originally associated with the British Pop Art movement and was a contemporary of Peter Blake at the Royal College of Art.  Having previously worked as a carpenter and joiner he began to construct reliefs in wood.  The vib...   [more]

Opening: March 5th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Takashi Murakami, Gerhard Richter, Sam Francis, Yayoi Kusama, Andy Warhol, Wang Guangyi: Contemporary Masters

Olyvia Fine Art    westminster
17 Ryder Street
London SW1Y 6PY, United Kingdom
+44(0) 20 7925 2986
March 4th, 2013 - April 5th, 2013 - closing today
added over 2 years ago

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Helen MacAlister: At the Foot o' Yon Excellin' Brae

Art First Contemporary Art    fitzrovia, bloomsbury
21 Eastcastle Street
London, W1 8DD , United Kingdom
+44 020 7734 0386
February 28th, 2013 - April 6th, 2013 - closing today
added almost 3 years ago

 ‘This exhibition penetrates deep into language. In so doing, it creates a new medium of itself that leaps gaps and generations… There are core elements of concrete poetry and the choice essentials of cryptic clues…’ Roddy Murray, Director of An Lanntair, Stornoway, commissioned MacAlister’s exhibition over 6 years ago and gave it time to evolve before launching it in the Summer of 2012. The extra...   [more]

Opening: February 27th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b William Stein: Dreams Hurt More in the Dark

Art First Contemporary Art    fitzrovia, bloomsbury
21 Eastcastle Street
London, W1 8DD , United Kingdom
+44 020 7734 0386
February 28th, 2013 - April 6th, 2013 - closing today
added almost 3 years ago

William Stein’s practice as a painter centres on the tension between rigid formalism and intuitive, ‘automatic’,-­‐mark-­‐making.-­‐These-­‐conflicting disciplines combine in exquisite compositions of line and colour across the smooth surfaces of Stein’s gessoed panels. Stein also weaves the written word into his work through a kind of concrete poetry that feeds into drawing. The paintings themselv...   [more]

Opening: February 27th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Anna Barriball, Dan Shaw-Town, Sara Barker, Aleana Egan, Knut Henrik Henriksen, Alice Channer, Bojan Šarčević: Drawing: Sculpture

Drawing Room    london bridge, southbank
12 Rich Estate, Crimscott Street
London SE1 5TE, United Kingdom
+44 207 394 5657
February 14th, 2013 - April 6th, 2013 - closing today
added almost 3 years ago

Late Night opening Friday 22 February and Friday 29 March until 8pm The exhibition explores whether the languages of drawing and sculpture are intertwined or simply parallel. Drawing has always been an essential tool to the sculptor, and many sculptors have carried their experimentation with materials into work on paper.  For many sculptors there is a clear demarcation between the two disciplines, and...   [more]

Opening: February 13th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Richard Slee: Fit for Purpose

Hales Gallery    shoreditch, hoxton
7 Bethnal Green Road, Tea Building
London E1 6LA, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7033 1938
March 1st, 2013 - April 6th, 2013 - closing today
added almost 3 years ago

Hales Gallery is pleased to present its second solo exhibition of new works by Richard Slee, one of Britain's most important ceramic artists. Slee rarely approaches an exhibition with a focused idea or agenda. Instead, he prefers to intuitively select objects and forms to act as starting points for his vast array of sculptures. The works come together to form instinctively produced installations and...   [more]

Opening: February 28th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Julia Pfeiffer: Julia Pfeiffer: Figures of the Thinkable

Maria Stenfors    fitzrovia, bloomsbury
Unit 10, 21 Wren Street
London WC1X 0HF, United Kingdom
+44 (0)207 837 0819
February 27th, 2013 - April 6th, 2013 - closing today
added almost 3 years ago

Pfeiffer’s work is a symbiotic practice of ceramics and black & white photography. The ceramic sculptures are vessels, figurative and abstract objects. Made with different techniques and both glazed and unglazed. The ceramic objects are often echoes of utilitarian objects or a replacing the action of the body, with a strong connection to art history. The photographs are staged in the artist’s studio...   [more]

Opening: February 26th, 2013   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b PAKPOOM SILAPHAN Empire State

Scream    fitzrovia, bloomsbury
27 – 28 Eastcastle Street
London W1W 8DH, United Kingdom
+44 (0) 207 268 9857
February 22nd, 2013 - April 6th, 2013 - closing today
added almost 3 years ago

“Pop Art looks out into the world. It doesnʼt look like a painting of something, it looks like the thing itself.” Roy Lichtenstein Scream are proud to present Pakpoom Silaphanʼs third solo exhibition at the gallery, Empire State. Silaphanʼs practice examines notions of globalisation, mass consumerism and the universal reach of cultural icons across the world. Primarily using found-objects such as o...   [more]

Opening: February 21st, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Kutluğ Ataman: Journey to the Moon

Thomas Dane Gallery    westminster
3 & 11 Duke Street, First Floor
London SW1Y 6BN , United Kingdom
44 020 7925 2505
February 27th, 2013 - April 6th, 2013 - closing today
added almost 3 years ago

The Directors of Thomas Dane Gallery are pleased to present Journey to the Moon (duration 80 mins) an ambitious double-screen projection by Turkish artist and filmmaker Kutluğ Ataman.    The story is set in a remote village in Anatolia, one of the most archaic areas of Turkey, bordering Iraq. There, villagers are reported to have attempted space-travel on board a minaret converted into a rocket. The...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Oliver Payne: Solo Exhibition

Herald St    hackney
2 Herald Street
London E2 6JT, United Kingdom
+44(0)20 7168 2566
March 2nd, 2013 - April 7th, 2013 - closing today
added almost 3 years ago

Opening: March 1st, 2013   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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