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Image courtesy of Xavier Solé Mora
Art Consultancy 21 Feb 2018 By teamcas

Artist Xavier Solé Mora to create a new digital work inspired by Francisco Goya’s ‘Follies’ for Aspen Digital Art Award 2017/18

For the past four years, Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited (Aspen) and the Contemporary Art Society Consultancy have been working together to uncover the most exciting young talent in the field of digital art.

Nicholas Pope, 'Sofa of the Seven Deadly Sins and Coffee Table of Virtue', 1998-2018. Mixed media, 300 × 390 × 460 cm. Image courtesy of the artist and The Sunday Painter. Photographer: Lewis Ronald
Friday Dispatch 21 Sep 2018 By Ilaria Puri Purini

Nicholas Pope: Sins and Virtues at The Sunday Painter

Nicholas Pope is part of the history of British Sculpture, and thanks to the dynamic trio of The Sunday Painter he is now being rediscovered.

Image: Candida Höfer, Zoologischer Garten Paris II, 1997 © Candida Höfer / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn and DACS, London 2018
Friday Dispatch 6 Jul 2018 By Ilaria Puri Purini

A Postcard from Margate

More established artists have also moved here, notably painter Sophie von Hellermann, who benefited from more space and also the northern light, that same light that fascinated the romantic painter J. M. W. Turner 230 years ago.

Dineo Sheshee Bopape, Untitled (Of Occult Instability) [Feelings], 2016–18. Courtesy Dineo Seshee Bopape, Jabu Arnell, Lachell Workman, Mo Laudi, Robert Rhee, Photo: Timo Ohler
Friday Dispatch 15 Jun 2018 By Ilaria Puri Purini

A Postcard from the Berlin Biennale

The title of this edition, ‘We Don’t Need Another Hero’, references the idea of abandoning a single powerful figure to embrace the collective and the multiple.

Noemie Goudal: Telluris, installation view. Copyright studio Will Amlot, courtesy Edel Assanti
Friday Dispatch 8 Jun 2018 By Ilaria Puri Purini

Noémie Goudal: Telluris at Edel Assanti

Goudal’s fascination with multiple viewpoints plays with perceptions, illusion and deception

Phoebe Collings-James, Don’t Knock Twice, I Will Eat You, 2018. Installation view at Relative Strength, Arcadia Missa, London. Courtesy the Artist and Arcadia Missa. Photo: Tim Bowditch
Friday Dispatch 18 May 2018 By Ilaria Puri Purini

Phoebe Collings-James: Relative Strength at Arcadia Missa

Strength and weaknesses are subverted in Phoebe Collings-James powerful display.

Tamar Guimarães  (Film stills)  Canoas 2010 13:30 16mm transferred to video Colour, sound, Portuguese with English subtitles  Courtesy of the artist and Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo.
Friday Dispatch 27 Apr 2018 By Ilaria Puri Purini

‘I blew on Mr.Greenhill’s main joints with a very ‘hot’ breath’ at De La Warr Pavilion

Less than two hours from London, along the Sussex coast, stands the De La War Pavilion, an example of modernist dreams of unison and transformation.

Johann Arens, Motion Tracks, Public Commission by Kettle’s Yard, 2016
Artist to Watch 25 Apr 2018 By Ilaria Puri Purini

Johann Arens

Johann Arens’ practice can be encountered in unusual settings – watch out for his new installation at Bold Tendencies later this month. A German artist based in London, Arens looks…

Installation view of Secret of the Landscape at Frith Street Gallery. Courtesy the Artists and Frith Street Gallery; Photo: Steve White
Friday Dispatch 6 Apr 2018 By Ilaria Puri Purini

Secret of the Landscape at Frith Street Gallery

The show at Frith Street expands our ideas of what a landscape can be. Far from the traditional art historical concept of the figurative genre, the artists exhibited, each in different ways, have exposed the manifold definitions of landscape as an immersive phenomenon and one held at a distance.

Image: Clementine Keith-Roach, Kore, 2018. Ceramic, plaster, paint, Roman ring. 52 x 30 x 27 cm. Photo: Damian Griffiths. Courtesy the artist and Hunter / Whitfield Gallery.
Friday Dispatch 23 Mar 2018 By Ilaria Puri Purini

Interiority – Hunter / Whitfield Gallery, London

Entering the exhibition Interiority at the new Hunter / Whitfield space in St James’s, the viewer steps into a dwelling like no other. Strangely animated furniture pieces, dreamlike and convulsive forms characterise the artworks in this group show.

Rachal Bradley, Interlocutor, 2018. Installation view. Commissioned and produced by Gasworks. Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Andy Keate.
Artist to Watch 22 Feb 2018 By Ilaria Puri Purini

Rachal Bradley

Bradley studied law before committing to visual arts. It might have been her legal thinking that shaped Bradley’s curiosity towards structures: laws are made, applied, respected, augmented. Similarly, art’s rules can be set, coded, moved, and played with.

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