Huma Bhabha at Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
A brilliant and very contemporary take on figuration in sculpture, catch this show while you can.
In her practice, Wilson frequently collaborates with specialists to create performative sculptural works that illuminate the relationship between materiality, memory and tacit or experiential knowledge.
To raise the profile of one of the pioneers of the British Black Arts Movement, Spike Island, Nottingham Contemporary and Modern Art Oxford are running concurrent presentations of Lubaina Himid’s work from January 2017.
Jesse Wine commission for The Crown Estate’s Princes House
Sketched in intense blue pigment on white glazed ceramic tiles, the artwork captures architectural fragments of the historical facade of Princes House.
Work by Noémie Goudal acquired for UH Galleries, University of Hertfordshire to reinforce their photography collection
Work by Noémie Goudal acquired for UH Galleries, University of Hertfordshire to reinforce their photography collection Her series Southern Light Stations reflects the artist’s interest in man-made interventions in the natural world and our fascination with the sky above us.
“…hounded by external events…” – curated by Michael Bracewell, at Maureen Paley, London
Michael Bracewell’s exhibition at Maureen Paley in Bethnal Green provides a sober ending to the year – entirely congruent with the prevailing mood.
£90,000 raised for museum acquisitions at the Artist’s Table with Antony Gormley
All funds raised will go toward the acquisition of important new work by contemporary artists for our 70 Museum Members across the UK.
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.