John Kørner at Victoria Miro – a journey of discovery

Copenhagen born John Kørner uses his painting as a method to exercise the mind – his images are mysterious visions that often feel like snap shots of an ambient dream.

April 19, 2016 | ArtsPainting


Exhibition on Screen – Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse

Whether you’ve already enjoyed the beautiful Royal Academy exhibition or are not able to visit before it closes next week, this film – the latest in the current series produced by Exhibition on Screen – is essential viewing.

April 14, 2016 | ArtsPainting


Proprioception – Manuele Cerutti at the ICI in London

Pro-pri-o-cep-tion: a word used primarily in the medical world, it refers to our body’s sense of its own movements and awareness of its positioning in space.

April 1, 2016 | ArtsPainting


Reza Derakshani: The Breeze at Dawn, at Sophia Contemporary Gallery – Iranian Abstract Art

Sophia Contemporary is the latest in a series of country specific galleries to open its doors in Mayfair.

March 17, 2016 | ArtsPainting


Jackson Pollock: A Collection Survey, 1934 – 1954 at Museum of Modern Art, New York

Throughout the first half of the twentieth century, numerous artists, writers, critics and scholars pushed the boundaries of social thought and practice, revolutionised the arts and thereby developed the concept of Modernism.

February 8, 2016 | ArtsPainting


Nikolai Astrup – Norway’s Forgotten Painter

It is likely that you have heard of Edvard Munch.

February 7, 2016 | ArtsPainting


Lucien Freud – A Closer Look at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark – A touching insight

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark recently showed a collection of etchings by one of the greatest British artists of the last century – Lucien Freud.

December 3, 2015 | ArtsDrawingPainting


Hugh L. Beattie – ‘London Ancient & Modern’

Hugh Beattie’s recent paintings, currently exhibited at the Royal Opera Arcade in Mayfair, are a paean to the creative and enterprising spirit of London.

December 1, 2015 | ArtsPainting


Peter Blake: Portraits and People at Waddington Custot Galleries

While you might know him for his iconic cover design for the Beatles’ Sgt.

November 26, 2015 | ArtsPainting


Exhibition On Screen launches ‘Goya – Visions of Flesh and Blood’

Open-air screenings of opera and ballet have become something of a summer event.

November 12, 2015 | ArtsFilmPainting


An interview with the artist Rebecca Grant

Rebecca Grant is a woman in high demand.

November 9, 2015 | ArtsPainting


Limor Gottlieb in conversation with the artist Secundino Hernández

Everyone Wants A Piece Of Secundino Hernández.

October 29, 2015 | ArtsPainting


Drawing Blood: Graham Humphreys’ macabre posters find new life

Graham Humphreys draws blood.

October 29, 2015 | ArtsBooksFilmPainting


John Armstrong: Paintings 1938-1958 – An Enchanted Distance at Piano Nobile

John Armstrong’s paintings are an enigma.

October 27, 2015 | ArtsPainting


Rachel Maggart’s New Britannia: Reinventing British Iconography – a punk two fingers up at painting metaphors

New Britannia: Reinventing British Iconography is a series of ten painted collages on display from 12 October at Roast Restaurant in Borough Market by Rachel Maggart.

October 25, 2015 | ArtsPainting


First Impression – An Exhibition by Edward Akrout at Hoxtown Gallery

Guests gathered under fairy lights whilst sipping gin cocktails on the garden patio of the effortlessly cool Hoxton Hotel in London – the creative crowd had turned out in support of actor and artist Edward Akrout at the opening of his latest exhibition First Impression at Hoxtown Gallery.

October 19, 2015 | ArtsPainting


Kate MacGarry and Peter McDonald at Frieze – the magic of the one artist booth

In a few hours of this being written, the curtains will be closing on another week of London art fair crazy, as it shifts itself over to Paris for FIAC and another few days of hard selling.

October 18, 2015 | ArtsPainting


Frank Auerbach at The Tate – a Tour de Force

I’ll bet you’ve heard, at one point or another, of some cinematic masterpiece praised as a tour de force; a defining role.

October 14, 2015 | ArtsPainting


Alberto Bertoldi – Clouds, a series of paintings at Moatti Masters|Contemporary – A refreshing approach to galleries.

Moatti Masters|Contemporary is the new venture by the established gallery-owner Emmanuel Moatti.

September 24, 2015 | ArtsPainting


Judy Chicago: Star Cunts & Other Attractions at Riflemaker

  ‘Star Cunts & Other Attractions’ is a fittingly lurid title for this exhibition of Judy Chicago’s early works on display at Riflemaker in Soho.

September 23, 2015 | ArtsCeramicsPainting