Christiana Soulou, ‘Sonnet to the Nile’ at Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
Soulou’s meticulous drawings manage to captivate the viewer with their intensity and precision of line. Within a contemporary art context, they are a rarity.
Jim Nutt at Cabinet Gallery
Art critics have conjured the names of Van Eyck, Salvador Dali and Ingres to try to encapsulate the extreme technical facility, the sophistication and the strangeness of Nutt’s work, but it is as emphatically original as it is pleasing.
Marvin Gaye Chetwynd performs her first solo show in Scotland at the CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow, whilst in Edinburgh the Fruitmarket Gallery brings together the work of two of South Africa’s foremost visual artists, William Kentridge and Vivienne Koorland.
Maurer is intrigued by illusion and scale, and says that her fascination for projection could have its origins in the urge to “get something large-scale from the smallest source”.
Jewellery by Bettina Speckner acquired for Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery
Her Amber Girl (2015) brooch makes connections with traditional pendants, brooches and rings in the Gallery’s jewellery collection, and also links to their collections of portrait miniatures and fine-art photography.
London Art Fair 2017: Private View Invitation
Wednesday 18 January 6pm-9pm The 29th edition of London Art Fair, the UK’s premier Modern British and contemporary art Fair, takes place from 18-22 January at Islington’s Business Design Centre….
Expanding Aspen’s international art collection
CAS Consultancy have selected over 20 new artworks for Aspen’s offices in Singapore and three offices in the USA: Hunt Valley, Rocky Hill and Houston.
‘Love Life: Act 1’ at PEER, Jonathan Baldock and Emma Hart
Basing their collaboration around the domestic drama of Punch and Judy brings a rich and magical world of childhood pleasure to this work, but also the senseless and maniacal violence
Major new work by Glenn Brown acquired for the Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, through the Great Works scheme
The work was made specifically for the museum and is the first piece by the artist to enter into a UK museum collection
SHOW WINDOW at Kate MacGarry
A delicately poised yet probing exhibition featuring the work of Céline Condorelli, Laura Gannon, Donna Huddleston, Goshka Macuga, Corin Sworn, Patricia Treib
Silke Otto Knapp, ‘Seascapes’ at greengrassi
The artist’s new show creates a solemn atmosphere for her new paintings of landscapes and figures
The inaugural Hepworth Prize for Sculpture at The Hepworth Wakefield has a highly impressive shortlist (Phyllida Barlow, Steven Claydon, Helen Marten and David Medalla) that makes this exhibition a must-see. In London this year’s Bloomberg New Contemporaries arrives at the ICA having exhibited in Liverpool, giving a good snapshot of emerging trends in art.