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Yinka Shonibare MBE

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I Know Something About Love   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Yang Fudong, Yinka Shonibare MBE, Shirin Neshat, Christodoulos Panayiotou at Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art March 9th, 2011 - May 22nd, 2011
Posted 4/10/11
          On some level I suspect we all think we know a little about love, or at least the fundamentals of human relationships. Some get lucky and fall for the one next door, whilst it takes the rest of us – the vast majority – a few more goes before the right one makes their entrance. With each fall we learn a bit more, not only about how best to pick ourselves up, but also what we need in a soul mate. I would imagine that the four artists who have contributed to this show have lived... [more]
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GSK Contemporary: Aware   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Marina Abramović, Azra Akšamija, Maja Bajevic, Handan Börüteçene, Hussein Chalayan, Alicia Framis, Meschac Gaba, Marie-Ange Guilleminot, Andreas Gursky, Mella Jaarsma, Kimsooja, Claudia Losi, Susie MacMurray, Marcello Maloberti, La Maison Martin Margiela, Yinka Shonibare MBE, Alexander McQueen, Yoko Ono, Maria Papadimitriou, Grayson Perry, Cindy Sherman Hon RA, Gillian Wearing RA, Dai Rees, Katerina šedá, Helen Storey, Acconci Studio, Rosemarie Trockel, Sharif Waked, Yohji Yamamoto, Andrea Zittel at Royal Academy of Arts January 12th, 2011 - January 30th, 2011
Posted 1/23/11
  There are many that argue that art is elitist; a medium enjoyed only by those specifically educated to decipher and appreciate it, or sufficiently “cultured” to willingly choose paintings and sculpture over pursuits with more mass-appeal.  These sceptics are right in that whilst art is available to everyone, not everyone is interested, and by default this makes art the premise of the few rather than the many.  On the other hand, being able to wander around the Royal Academy on a Sunday... [more]
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Nothing is Forever   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Fiona Banner, Robert Barry, Ernst Caramelle, Brian Chalkley, Sam Dargan, Dustin Ericksen, Craig Fisher, Yinka Shonibare MBE, Penny McCarthy, Paul Morrison, Henna Nadeem, Dan Perjovschi, David Shrigley, Gary Simmonds, Milly Thompson, Mark Titchner, Lily van der Stokker, Lawrence Weiner, Gary Woodley at South London Gallery June 25th, 2010 - September 19th, 2010
Posted 8/29/10
        The difficult question of what should be the inaugural exhibition of the newly extended South London Gallery is cleverly resolved in Nothing is Forever. It is all about the building. The garden. The café. The flat for artists residencies. All have been treated to artistic intervention of the oldest kind, bringing together wall paintings, drawings and text pieces by 20 British and international artists. The original gallery floor was designed by Walter Crane in the 19 century and... [more]