Friday Dispatch

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

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 teamcas

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 teamcas

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 teamcas

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 teamcas

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 teamcas

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 teamcas

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 teamcas

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 teamcas

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.

Clare Woods The Bad Neighbour 02110
Friday Dispatch 15 Oct 2012 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: Clare Woods, The Bad Neighbour, at Modern Art

Woods is a painter whom I much admire and I know many of you do too.

Thomas Houseago, Monumental Woman Reclining I (Pour), 2012. courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth London
Friday Dispatch By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: Thomas Houseago at Hauser & Wirth London

It has been hard to miss the somewhat meteoric rise of Thomas Houseago in recent years.

G L Brierley, Fud, 2012, oil on wood, 46 x 53cm. Image courtesy the artist and CARSLAW St* Lukes
Friday Dispatch 8 Oct 2012 By teamcas

Hobson’s Choice: G L Brierley at CARSLAW St* Lukes

G L Brierley is an intriguing young British painter who creates domestic scale and larger works that overtly allude to the history of painting.

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