Decaying and charred jute sack, disassembled wooden boxes and old flip-flops are items more likely to be found in a junk yard than the White Cube, one of London’s most prestigious commercial art galleries.
A mechanical, groaning grating noise greeted me above the din of chatter at the opening of the solo exhibition of Swiss artist, Jean Tinguely (1925-1991), at Nahmad Projects on London’s Cork Street.
Barry Flanagan is pregarded as one of the fathers of British conceptual sculpture.
The Swiss artist Mark Bern has had a quite unorthodox journey into the art world.
When one thinks of Venetian glass, images of grand pastel coloured chandeliers I strict symmetrical forms are what usually comes to mind.
Alexander Calder (1898-1976) was one of the truly ground-breaking artists of the 20th century and, as a pioneer of kinetic sculpture, played an essential role in shaping the history of modernism.
Famously, Post-Impressionist painters flocked to the south of France in search of the area’s unique late summer light.
Also known as ‘The Palace of the Peaks’, Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, is undoubtedly one of the country’s best-known and best-loved country houses.
Coming soon to Tate Britain is a retrospective of sculptures by the world-renowned British artist Dame Barbara Hepworth.
Yayoi Kusama is one of Japan’s most important living artists.
Enter a theatrical landscape occupied by tortured half-beings and toxic colour.
Mind-blowing would be the term that best describes the experience at Joan Fontcuberta’s exhibition.
It’s impossible to ignore the fact that Damien Hirst has a solo show in Central London this month and the queue along Museum Street in the pouring rain on opening night proved the PR machine is definitely in full working order.
COMING TO AN END – Malevich – Until 26 Oct The first UK retrospective of Kazimir Malevich, held at Tate Modern, is ending this month.
Fusing art with politics is a challenge that many contemporary artists are now accepting with great zeal, as the creative sphere of the twenty-first century is able to pose an increasing threat to social norms.
Showcasing the future of design practice, Central Saint Martins’ recent graduates show off their latest projects at the Restless Futures exhibition as part of London Design Festival.
What’s love got to do with it? Well, the artists exhibiting in the Hayward’s Project Space all have varying opinions on the subject.
Candid sits down with Florentijn Hofman – charismatic Dutch artist and creator of the famous floating Rubber Duck sculpture – at the building site of his first ever UK commission for Totally Thames, launching on 2nd September.
COMING TO AN END – Adrian Ghenie, Golems, Finishes on the 25th Adrian Ghenie’s show Golems finishes on the 25th this month.
Life and death have always been closely connected and their symbols are always present.