2017

Pascal Hachem, back to square one, 2017. Irons, flour, metal structure, step motor and electrical board. Photograph by Andy Stagg, courtesy of The Mosaic Rooms.
Friday Dispatch 17 Nov 2017 By Ali MacGilp

Pascal Hachem at The Mosaic Rooms and Fatma Bucak at Pi Artworks

Although rooted in a Middle-Eastern context, both exhibitions resonate strongly in what feels like a divided and febrile Britain.

Image: Installation view of Women to Watch UK: Metal at Phillips, 14 - 21 November 2017. Courtesy of Phillips.
Friday Dispatch 10 Nov 2017 By Caroline Douglas

Women to Watch UK: Metal at Phillips London

A great opportunity to see some very substantial work by artists one does not often see in such a prominent space in central London.

Catherine Opie, David, 2017 (Detail). © Catherine Opie, Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles and Thomas Dane Gallery, London
Friday Dispatch 3 Nov 2017 By Christine Takengny

Catherine Opie: Portraits and Landscapes at Thomas Dane Gallery

Only when we take time to slow down and immerse ourselves into the intimate studies of her friends can we explore the vulnerability and intimacy of each sitter and the humanity of Opie’s subjects above all.

KwieKulik, Forma Otwarta -­ Gra na twarzy aktorki / Open Form -­ Game on an Actress’s Face, 1972. Video, colour, silent, 2 min 29 sec. © Kontakt. The Art Collection of Erste Group and ERSTE Foundation
Friday Dispatch 27 Oct 2017 By Ali MacGilp

Everything we see could be otherwise (My sweet little lamb) at The Showroom, London

A timely show that invites us to look again at work produced on what were once considered the peripheries of the art world – Yugoslavia and the former Communist Bloc

Fata Morgana Teahouse ©winter/hoerbelt
Art Consultancy 26 Oct 2017 By teamcas

Open Eddington: Public Art for North West Cambridge

Last month the North West Cambridge Development opened its doors to the public, with a programme of events celebrating the near-completion of Phase One of the project. Over the course…

Alina Szapocznikow, Autoportrait I, 1966. Marble, polyester resin. Private collection. © ADAGP, Paris 2017. Courtesy The Estate of Alina Szapocznikow / Piotr Stanislawski / Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris. Photo Fabrice Gousset.
CAS Recommends By Marcus Crofton

November 2017

Hepworth Wakefield is holding a highly acclaimed exhibition of the work of Polish artist Alina Szapocznikow (1926–1973), which highlights how the artist’s work developed from classically figurative sculptures to her later, politically charged, ‘awkward objects’.

Thomas J Price, Frieze Sculpture 2017, installation view, Photo Charlie Littlewood (LR)_CROP
Artist to Watch By Charlotte dos Santos

Thomas J. Price

Through sculpture, moving image and photography Price attempts to push at the subconscious social boundaries around the image of black males in society.

Lothar Götz, Retreat for the Good Shepherd, 2017. Acrylic on board, 120 x 90 cm. Presented by the Contemporary Art Society, 2016/17
Recent Acquisitions By Charlotte dos Santos

Painting by Lothar Götz donated to The Collection and Usher Gallery, Lincoln

The acrylic on board painting is a unique example of the colours and forms that Götz uses for his large scales murals and immersive architectural displays.

Aaron Angell, Platter, 2017. Reduced stoneware with ash glaze and dead frog residue. Courtesy of Rob Tufnell.
Friday Dispatch 20 Oct 2017 By Caroline Douglas

Juha Pekka Matias Laakkonen at Corvi-Mora and Aaron Angell at Rob Tuffnel, 139 Lambeth Walk

We visit two shows in South London rooted in the natural world, with elements of the fantastical

Helen Cammock Shouting in Whispers installation view, Cubitt Gallery, 2017. Photography by Mark Blower, courtesy of Cubitt Artists.
Friday Dispatch 13 Oct 2017 By Christine Takengny

Helen Cammock: Shouting in Whispers, at Cubitt Gallery

Cammock challenges us to reflect on how we commemorate and represent historical moments and people and to think about who is rendered invisible or unacknowledged by history and present culture.

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