Friday Dispatch

Image: James Lee Byars, The Angel, 1989, 125 glass globes, each: diameter 20 cm. Courtesy Michael Werner Gallery, London and New York.
Friday Dispatch 18 Jan 2013 By CAS Team

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.

Sachin Kaeley, Acrylic and spray paint on board, Plaster and spray paint on board, 2013, 30 x 48cm installed. Courtesy the artist and Seventeen Gallery, London
Friday Dispatch 11 Jan 2013 By CAS Team

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.

John Skoog, Sent på Jorden and Förår, installation view, 2012, Courtesy the artist and Pilar Corrias Gallery
Friday Dispatch 21 Dec 2012 By CAS Team

Hobson’s Choice – John Skoog at Pilar Corrias Gallery

John Skoog is a young Swedish artist based in Frankfurt who is currently showing two moving image works at Pilar Corrias Gallery just north of Oxford Street.

Paul Johnson, PKBJ, sculpture, paper, 2012. Courtesy the Nunnery Gallery (photo: Hailey Ford)
Friday Dispatch 14 Dec 2012 By CAS Team

Hobson’s Choice – Madge Gill & Paul Johnson at the Nunnery Gallery

Paul Johnson is currently showing a very nice body of works at the Nunnery Gallery, Bow Arts Trust in response to materials held in the London Borough of Newham’s Heritage and Archive Service by artist Madge Gill (1882 – 1961).

Josiah McElheny, Interactions of the Abstract Body, White Cube Mason's Yard, London (16 November 2012 - 12 January 2013), © Josiah McElheny. Photo: Hugo Glendinning, Courtesy White Cube
Friday Dispatch 7 Dec 2012 By CAS Team

Hobson’s Choice – Josiah McElheny, Interactions of the Abstract Body, at White Cube

Visiting galleries with some friends last weekend, we enjoyed an interesting show at White Cube Mason’s Yard in St James by American artist, Josiah McElheny.

Bernd Ribbeck, installation view, Alison Jacques Gallery, 2012. Courtesy Alison Jacques Gallery, London.
Friday Dispatch 30 Nov 2012 By CAS Team

Hobson’s Choice – Bernd Ribbeck at Alison Jacques Gallery

Alison Jacques gallery in Fitzrovia is currently showing a very nice group of new works by German artist, Bernd Ribbeck.

Alexandra Bircken, Recent Work, installation view, Herald St, London 2012. Image courtesy Herald St, London
Friday Dispatch 23 Nov 2012 By CAS Team

Hobson’s Choice: Alexandra Bircken at Herald St, London

Alexandra Bircken is an artist who has attracted interest for her sculptures and installations that combine knitted elements with organic and lowly materials.

Chris Hipkiss, L.I.E.S.1 (detail), 2011, courtesy the artist and Ancient and Modern
Friday Dispatch 16 Nov 2012 By CAS Team

Hobson’s Choice: Chris Hipkiss, L.I.E.S., at Ancient & Modern

Chris Hipkiss produced extraordinary figurative drawings ranging in size from miniatures to expansive panoramas.

Image: Kiki Smith, Behold, installation view, 2012, courtesy the artist and Timothy Taylor Gallery
Friday Dispatch 9 Nov 2012 By CAS Team

Hobson’s Choice: Kiki Smith, Behold, at Timothy Taylor Gallery

Kiki Smith is best known for her symbolic depictions of the human form through which she explores ideas from natural science through to cosmology and mythology.

Image: Young London, installation view, 2012, courtesy V22 London. Photo: Joe Clark.
Friday Dispatch 2 Nov 2012 By CAS Team

Hobson’s Choice: Young London at V22, London

This show is simply a ‘must see’ for anyone interested in the next generation of artists working here in London!

© Michael Dean, thoughts, 2012, Cubitt Gallery installation view
Friday Dispatch 26 Oct 2012 By CAS Team

Hobson’s Choice: Michael Dean, thoughts, at Cubitt Gallery

For those of you suffering from visual fatigue after Frieze and FIAC, may I recommend you visit Michael Dean’s minimal exhibition at Cubitt in Islington as a way of cleansing your weary eyes.

David Brian Smith, I'm In A Dancing Mood (detail), 2012, oil on herringbone linen, 180 x 150cm. Image courtesy the artist and Carl Freedman Gallery
Friday Dispatch 19 Oct 2012 By CAS Team

Hobson’s Choice: David Brian Smith, Goodwill and The Unknown Man, at Carl Freedman Gallery

Smith is a young British painter who currently has a solo show at Freedman’s new gallery space in Hoxton.

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