Tightrope Walk: Painted Images After Abstraction, curated by Barry Schwabsky, at White Cube Bermondsey, London
For those of you not sensibly leaving town for the holidays, the next week or two offers the opportunity to take a more leisurely approach to getting round town to…
Contemporary British Masterpieces for our Collections: A New Scheme to Acquire Great Works
The Great Works scheme, generously supported by the Sfumato Foundation, aims to address the absence in museums across the UK of works by British contemporary artists who have established international reputations over the last 20 years.
Mark Leckey, Dream English Kid 1964 – 1999 AD, at Cabinet, London
Mark Leckey’s new film showing at Cabinet Gallery was premiered earlier this autumn at the BFI Film Festival in London. Leckey won the Turner Prize in 2008, and is an…
Catch the Turner Prize in Glasgow with shortlisted artist Janice Kerbel, whose work we have just purchased for Bury Art Museum. In London, the Serpentine Gallery is holding Michael Craig Martin’s first solo exhibition in the capital since 1989.
McLuckie is creating a new story for the craft of beading whilst also developing his own practice.
Richard Rigg, Reoccurring Rose Garden, at Workplace London
I’ve been having a lot of conversations, these last few weeks, about how to negotiate a world that seems dominated by event-driven enthusiasm for art fairs, versus the old fashioned gallerist’s ‘craft’ of nurturing a stable of artists and presenting considered, coherent gallery exhibitions that introduce bodies of new work.
Stephen Sutcliffe and Graham Eatough Win The £40,000 Contemporary Art Society Annual Award 2015
Sutcliffe and Eatough will create a film based on the first and last chapters of Anthony Burgess’ Enderby novels, premiering for the centenary of the author’s birth in 2017.
Ragnar Kjartansson, The Visitors, at The Vinyl Factory Space, London
Take the time to visit the exhibition of Ragnar Kjartansson at the Brewer Street Car Park in Soho, as music and architecture create a rare emotional charge; an aspect typical of this…
Nicholas Byrne, Finish your sentence, at Vilma Gold, London
In approaching the work of Nicholas Byrne, one must first and foremost consider the physicality of his paintings. Yes, they do feature elements of figuration: isolated heads, disembodied lips and…