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

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