Friday Dispatch

Ivan Seal, installation view, Carl Freedman Gallery, London, 2013. Courtesy the artist and Carl Freedman Gallery, London.
Friday Dispatch 19 Apr 2013 By CAS Team

Hobson’s Choice – Ivan Seal at Carl Freedman Gallery

Ivan Seal is a British painter who has attracted critical interest for his paintings which appear to be still lives but are in fact painted from his imagination.

Alison Wilding, Aerial, 2008. Laser cut mild steel, ink on Japanese paper, 77 x 99 x 6 cm. Installation view, North South Divine, WW Gallery, 2013. Courtesy the artist and WW Gallery.
Friday Dispatch 12 Apr 2013 By CAS Team

Hobson’s Choice – North South Divine at WW Gallery

Leaving behind the bustling jewellery shops and markets of Hatton Garden in London and diving down a tiny alleyway packed with character, one arrives at the WW Gallery’s new exhibition space.

Pedro Reyes, Imagine (Double Psaltery) (detail), 2012. Recycled metal, 28 x 75 x 30cm. ed.unique. Courtesy the artist and Lisson Gallery
Friday Dispatch 5 Apr 2013 By CAS Team

Hobson’s Choice – Pedro Reyes at Lisson Gallery

Pedro Reyes has taken hundreds of guns seized by the government in the city of Ciudad Juarez in the North of Mexico, and transformed them into sculptural musical instruments that are installed throughout the gallery, alongside collages where machines of war and musical instruments are combined.

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, The Love Without (installation view), 2013. Courtesy Corvi-Mora, London and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Photo: Marcus Leith.
Friday Dispatch 28 Mar 2013 By CAS Team

Hobson’s Choice – Lynette Yiadom-Boakye at Corvi-Mora

Lynette Yiadom Boakye is a British artist of Ghanaian descent living and working in London who creates un-heroic portraits of sitters and figures in landscapes – mostly dark skinned – drawing on the compositional and painterly conventions of nineteenth and twentieth century Western portraiture.

Eddie Peake, 'Adjective Machine Gun', Inside the White Cube, North Galleries, Bermondsey, London (6 March - 21 April 2013) © Eddie Peake Photo: Ben Westoby Courtesy White Cube
Friday Dispatch 22 Mar 2013 By CAS Team

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.

Jeff Keen, 2013, courtesy Kate MacGarry, London
Friday Dispatch 15 Mar 2013 By CAS Team

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.

Richard Prince, installation view, Sadie Coles, London (1 February to 16 March 2013). Copyright the artist, courtesy Sadie Coles HQ, London
Friday Dispatch 8 Mar 2013 By CAS Team

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!

Paul Chiappe, Drawing iii, Drawing Series 2012 and Drawing iv, Drawing Series 2012, pencil and acrylic on paper, each 10 x 7.5cm. Courtesy the artist and Carslaw St* Lukes
Friday Dispatch 1 Mar 2013 By CAS Team

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.

Anna Parkina, Evacuation (detail), 2013, collage of laser jet photo prints, 35.2 × 40cm. Courtesy the artist and Wilkinson Gallery.
Friday Dispatch 22 Feb 2013 By CAS Team

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.

Image: Peles Empire, FORMATION (installation view), 2013. Courtesy the artists and Cell Project Space. Photo: Mariell Amélie
Friday Dispatch 15 Feb 2013 By CAS Team

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.

Fiona Rae, New Paintings (installation view), 2013. Courtesy the artist and Timothy Taylor Gallery
Friday Dispatch 8 Feb 2013 By CAS Team

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.

John Kørner, Fallen Fruit From Frisland (installation view), 2013. Courtesy the artist and Victoria Miro, London
Friday Dispatch 1 Feb 2013 By CAS Team

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.

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