Science has been co-opting art for a while, perhaps to make itself more consumable or “user-friendly”. What does it mean, though, when an artist uses science as a platform to create a body of work? When is art science and science art? According to Naomi Campbell, an artist who finds herself as comfortable in the […]
In her latest exhibition at Flowers Gallery, entitled Body/Being, Aleah Chapin embraces the imperfections of the human form to explore and celebrate gender and gender fluidity in contemporary society. The works exhibited, a series of large-scale hyper-realistic nudes, were, according to the gallery’s press release, inspired by her cousin Qwill’s coming out as being gender […]
I think a painter has two choices: he paints the world or himself. And I think the best painting that’s done here is when he paints himself, and by himself I mean himself in this environment, in this total situation.’
– Philip Guston, 1960
New York… Beginning 26 April 2016, Hauser & Wirth will present ‘Philip Guston: […]
For the second iteration of The Cable Guys, Future Gallery invited Ory Dessau to curate the show in the brand new gallery space at Schönberger Ufer in Berlin, facing the wonderful building of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s Neue Nationalgalerie.
The fundamental idea the exhibition The Cable Guys II stems from is that photography transformed the […]
White Cube Bermondsey is currently presenting a major exhibition of works by Georg Baselitz, including new large-scale paintings, sculpture and works on paper. This exhibition draws together two familiar strands within the artist’s practice: portraiture and the process of ‘remixing’, whereby images are repeated and reinterpreted over time using different techniques and mediums.
For the new, monumental […]
For their second solo show at WENTRUP, Peles Empire has designed a large-scale installation which is based on their many years of exploring the relationship between original and copy, and whose concrete starting point is the ensemble of spaces in the gallery on Tempelhofer Ufer. Strategies of optical flattening out and illusion, the transformation from […]