Friday Dispatch

Danh Voh, Alphabet (J), 2011. Photo courtesy of the Danjuma Collection © the artist.
Friday Dispatch 10 Oct 2014 By CAS Team

One Man’s Trash (is Another Man’s Treasure) at Danjuma Collection, London

Neil Beloufa, Simon Denny, Matias Faldbakken, Cyprien Gaillard, Nicholas Hlobo, Yngve Holen, Rashid Johnson, Moshekwa Langa, Klara Liden, Glenn Ligon, Sarah Lucas, Ernest Mancoba, Julie Mehretu, Nandipha Mntambo, Chadwick Ratanen,…

Olivier Castel, ONCE ACROSS THE BRIDGE, PHANTOMS CAME TO MEET THEM, 2014. Image courtesy the artist and ANDOR. Photograph: Tom Carter
Friday Dispatch 3 Oct 2014 By CAS Team

Olivier Castel, ONCE ACROSS THE BRIDGE, PHANTOMS CAME TO MEET THEM, at ANDOR, London

Olivier Castel’s exhibition at ANDOR Gallery on Hackney Road begins before you step off the pavement and into the gallery.  Installed over the gates is a large scale LED display,…

Dorothea Tanning, Reality, 1973-83, oil on canvas, © The Estate of Dorothea Tanning. Courtesy The Dorothea Tanning Foundation and Alison Jacques Gallery, London. Photograph: Michael Brzezinski
Friday Dispatch 26 Sep 2014 By CAS Team

Last chance to see – Dorothea Tanning, Web of Dreams, at Alison Jacques Gallery, London

But afterwards I wandered up to Alison Jacques Gallery, and the show of predominantly late paintings by Dorothea Tanning, who died in 2012 aged 101. Tanning’s surrealising paintings of female figures in interiors, distorted bodies and tangled limbs seemed like a continuation of the lunchtime conversation.

On The Devolution Of Culture, 2014, installation view detail including work by Hayley Tompkins, Steven Claydon, Ricky Swallow, Alex Frost, Jason Dodge and Simon Martin. Image courtesy Rob Tufnell, London. Photo: Andy Keate.
Friday Dispatch 19 Sep 2014 By CAS Team

On The Devolution Of Culture at Rob Tufnell, London

Rob Tufnell’s gallery – for those who have yet to visit – is located just a five-minute walk from Tate Britain, in the direction of Horseferry Road. It occupies one…

John Hilliard, 1,2,3 (2), 2004, iris print on museum board, 91 x 120cm. © John Hilliard. Courtesy Richard Saltoun Gallery
Friday Dispatch 12 Sep 2014 By CAS Team

John Hilliard, Not Black And White, at Richard Saltoun Gallery, London

This week’s Dispatch is an urgent call out to all those serious collectors of photography who have not yet seen the current exhibition at Richard Saltoun’s gallery, just an aerodynamic…

Rebecca Ackroyd, CARBURETTOR, installation view detail, 2014, courtesy Kinman, London
Friday Dispatch 5 Sep 2014 By CAS Team

Rebecca Ackroyd, CARBURETTOR, at Kinman, London

The penultimate exhibition at Henry Kinman’s subterranean space in Curtain Road is an engaging and confident solo show by 27-year-old Rebecca Ackroyd, who is still studying for a Post-Graduate Diploma…

Yvonne Rainer: Dance Works, Raven Row, 2014. Trio A, 1966, dancers in training with Pat Catterson and Yvonne Rainer, July 2014. Photo: Eva Herzog
Friday Dispatch 25 Jul 2014 By CAS Team

Yvonne Rainer at Raven Row, London

On a sultry morning I threaded my way from Liverpool Street, through the narrow alleys around Spitalfields market to the wonderful Raven Row gallery. Alex Sainsbury has established a widely…

Thomas Hirschhorn, Indoor Van Gogh Altar, 2014. Photo: Stefan Altenburger
Friday Dispatch 18 Jul 2014 By CAS Team

Les Rencontres 2014 and Vincent Van Gogh Foundation, Arles, France

Today’s dispatch comes to you from Arles, baking beneath the intense blue skies of Provence. Poised on the brink of change, this ancient walled city of pale golden stone is offering up…

July (installation view), 2014. Photo courtesy The Approach, London.
Friday Dispatch 11 Jul 2014 By CAS Team

July at The Approach, London

Phillip Allen Forrest Bess Vittorio Brodmann Stuart Cumberland Clive Hodgson Allison Katz Alastair MacKinven Lucy Stein Walter Swennen Caragh Thuring Sam Windett What happens in the “summer slot” in a…

HOUSE (installation view), 2014. Belén Uriel, Good Companion Rooms (old and new side by side), 2011, inkjet photographs printed on cotton paper, 45 x 40cm each; Belén Uriel, Manual, 2012, nickel-plated tubular modular steel structure and okume drilled wood panels, 200 x 350 x 100cm; Lubaina Himid, Venetian Palace, 1997-1998, acrylic on canvas, 110 x 146cm; Karl Holmqvist, Give Posters a Try, 2013, A1 size wallpaper. Photo courtesy Hollybush Gardens, London.
Friday Dispatch 27 Jun 2014 By CAS Team

HOUSE at Hollybush Gardens, London

A late lunch, a quick detour to drop something at the framers, and then a solitary walk through the backstreets to Hollybush Gardens. These last days of June in London…

Rachael Champion, Primary Producers, 2014, mixed media, Perm Gold pebble dash, fresh water wild algae, 386 x 510 x 893cm. Image courtesy Hales Gallery, London, © the artist.
Friday Dispatch 20 Jun 2014 By CAS Team

Rachael Champion, Primary Producers, at Hales Gallery, London

Rachael Champion is another noteworthy alumnus of the Royal Academy schools and her first solo show at Hales Gallery in the Tea Building near Liverpool Street Station is an opportunity…

Bridget Riley,The Stripe Paintings 1961 – 2014, installation view,  David Zwirner, London. Image courtesy David Zwirner, © the artist.
Friday Dispatch 13 Jun 2014 By CAS Team

Bridget Riley, The Stripe Paintings 1961 – 2014, at David Zwirner, London

This sparkling summer’s day, I want to send you to Mayfair to see one of the most glorious shows of the year. In a new collaboration between David Zwirner and Karsten Schubert, Bridget Riley is showing a group of 15 stripe paintings and a small collection of studies on paper.

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