Tim Kent – A Man & His Madness

On a frigid winter’s night, Tim Kent hurries me off the snowy and windswept streets into his Bushwick studio.

April 12, 2017 | ArtsPainting


Howard Hodgkin at the National Portrait Gallery

Stepping into the new Howard Hodgkin retrospective at the National Portrait Gallery in London, you’ll need to forget everything you think you know about a portrait.

April 5, 2017 | ArtsPainting


Maria Lassing at Hauser & Wirth London

You may not be familiar with the name Maria Lassnig, but a new exhibition split across the blue-chip giant Hauser & Wirth’s two galleries on Savile Row is bringing the Austrian artist firmly centre stage.

March 17, 2017 | ArtsPainting


I, Claude Monet – The Life and Art of Monet Alive on Screen

The latest in the pioneering series of Exhibition On Screen films directed by Phil Grabsky, I, Claude Monet offers a different approach from the usual.

February 27, 2017 | ArtsPainting


‘Bruegel – Defining a Dynasty’ at Bath’s Holburne Museum

If you’ve ever been confused by the Bruegel family tree, you’re not alone.

February 13, 2017 | ArtsPainting


ZIGZAG: Ecriture 1983-1992, Park Seo-Bo at White Cube, Mason’s Yard

South-Korean artist Park Seo-Bo’s latest solo show at White Cube Mason’s Yard has just opened in London; ZIGZAG: Ecriture 1983-1992 and it divulges a series of paintings that bring the heart of the the Dansaekhwa movement to London.

February 1, 2017 | ArtsPainting


John Baldessari: Miró and Life in General at Marian Goodman Gallery

A promised and provocative distraction from those cold and wet January blues is presented in the form of the generously reflective Miró and Life in General – a solo show of new works by the institutional conceptual artist, John Baldessari.

January 17, 2017 | ArtsPainting


Picasso Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery and Restaurant

Picasso’s portraits are some of the most well-known and instantly recognisable paintings of the 20th century.

January 13, 2017 | ArtsPainting


Australia’s Impressionists at the National Gallery

Australias’s Impressionists, ever heard of them? Yes, No? Well, I hadn’t.

January 3, 2017 | ArtsPainting


Bruce McLean: A Hot Sunset & Shade Paintings at Bernard Jacobson

With occupations that include action sculptor, painter, ceramicist, filmmaker and performance artist to his name, Bruce Mclean’s latest solo show at Bernard Jacobson presents a warming reprieve from December in London.

December 10, 2016 | ArtsPainting


An Interview with Fabienne Verdier; Rhythms and Reflections at Waddington Custot

Fabienne Verdier is known for her fusion of Western and Eastern artistic values in her painting.

December 5, 2016 | ArtsPainting


Victoria Miro Mayfair hosts ‘Sim’ by Maria Nepomuceno

As the winter nights draw in closer, the opportunity to attend the private view of the Brazilian artist Maria Nepomuceno was a delightful reprieve from the Autumnal gloom.

November 17, 2016 | ArtsPainting


Africa My Africa – Connecting Boundaries at GAFRA

This week, the Gallery of African Art (GAFRA) in collaboration with Lahd Gallery, opened their joint exhibition, Africa My Africa – Connecting Boundaries.

November 9, 2016 | ArtsPainting


Beyond Caravaggio: Dark Matter and Salivating Detail

  The National Gallery’s winter blockbuster is here – and it isn’t one to miss.

October 28, 2016 | ArtsPainting


Pedro Paricio and Halcyon Gallery – Pop Meets Dreamy Surrealism

Pedro Paricio is a Spanish artist hailing from Tenerife, who has been creeping up on the contemporary painting scene in recent years, with great acclaim.

October 10, 2016 | ArtsPainting


Georgia O’Keeffe at the Tate Modern – Breaking Free From Gender Politics

Georgia O’Keeffe radically broke from tradition and this summer the Tate celebrates the artist and pioneer of American abstraction that remains absent from British collections in an enthralling retrospective.

August 15, 2016 | ArtsPainting


Graphic Artist Ben Eine at Casa Havana pop-up in London

A two-week long Cuban-themed pop up is about to take residency in Soho, organised by the classic Cuban rum creators, Havana Club, which will explore the highlights of Cuban culture through the three godly pillars of food, music and colour.

August 9, 2016 | ArtsPainting


Caravaggio and the Painters of the North at Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid

Caravaggio, the master of Baroque, has for a long time been the fascination of art historians, lauded as the man of mystery and the one of the most celebrated painters ever.

June 27, 2016 | ArtsPainting


Omer Tiroche Contemporary Art – Niki de Saint Phalle: Je Suis Une Vache Suisse

At a time when many central London galleries – particularly in Cork Street – are closing it is exciting to find a new venture in the heart of traditional Mayfair.

June 24, 2016 | ArtsCeramicsPainting


Stuart Davis at The Whitney, New York – All That Jazz?

Stuart Davis will be taking center stage at the Whitney this summer.

June 10, 2016 | ArtsPainting