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Fences

by David Yu
Concrete at the Hayward Gallery is an exciting and understated space located within the Hayward Southbank building. The name Concrete reflects the bare grey material of the 1960’s brutalist architechture which was prevalent during the time this area of London was being developed. Though the rotating program of artists that they exhibit are brilliant for the space and follow contemporary art trends rather closely, the one downfall that this space suffers from is the fact that it is based within a café/ bar. I am very skeptical about inserting artwork in restaurants, bars, and cafes. Do... [more]
Posted by David Yu on 9/12/10