Hobson’s Choice – Eddie Peake at White Cube
Eddie Peake is an artist who has become fashionable over the past couple of years – despite still being a student at the Royal Academy Schools – for a multi-faceted practice that ranges across photography, painting, neon sculpture and performance.
Hobson’s Choice – Jeff Keen at Kate MacGarry
May I urge you all to go and see the new exhibition that has just opened at Kate MacGarry gallery, which provides the opportunity to become acquainted with one of the most significant – and underappreciated – British artist-filmmakers of the post-war period, Jeff Keen, who sadly died last year.
Hobson’s Choice – Richard Prince at Sadie Coles
This is a great show which offers much food for thought, not least of all of the enduring relevance of the representation of the female form in art and society – but visit soon, as the show closes in a week!
Hobson’s Choice – Paul Chiappe at Carslaw St* Lukes
Paul Chiappe’s meticulous drawings are so painstakingly produced it has taken him more than a year to produce the eight small drawings that are currently on display at Carslaw St* Lukes.
Hobson’s Choice – Anna Parkina at Wilkinson Gallery
Young Russian artist Anna Parkina has attracted international critical attention for her collages which mix photography, drawing and text and usually incorporate bold geometric forms and colours.
Hobson’s Choice – Peles Empire, FORMATION, at Cell Project Space
Cell Project Space is currently showing a striking new body of work by Peles Empire. Founded in 2005, Peles Empire is a collaboration by Katharina Stoever and Barbara Wolff.
Hobson’s Choice – Fiona Rae at Timothy Taylor Gallery
Fiona Rae’s new paintings at Timothy Taylor are well worth a visit if you have not yet been. To my mind, some of the strongest work in recent years by a highly influential painter.
Hobson’s Choice – John Kørner at Victoria Miro Gallery
Victoria Miro gallery is currently showing an exhibition of new works by the Danish artist John Kørner, called Fallen Fruit From Frisland.
Hobson’s Choice – Nicholas Byrne at Vilma Gold
Opening tonight at Vilma Gold in Bethnal Green is the second solo exhibition at the gallery of new paintings by young British artist Nicholas Byrne, whose work I absolutely love!
Hobson’s Choice – James Lee Byars at Michael Werner Gallery
Michael Werner Gallery in Mayfair has just opened a stunning exhibition of important works by the late American artist James Lee Byars, entitled Early Works & The Angel.
Hobson’s Choice – Sachin Kaeley at Seventeen Gallery
My new year has begun with an encounter with the interesting paintings of recent RCA graduate, Sachin Kaeley.