Viewing articles from 2016/08
Barbican Centre, Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS
The works on show – spanning performance, music, film, painting and drawing – take viewers on an emotional journey through humour and seriousness, from the ridiculous to the sublime. Rosie Ram reviews Ragnar Kjartansson at the Barbican.
The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DF
In ‘States of Time’, rather than seeing found, industrial fragments, we see a collection of handmade objects whose structure appears to have been compromised by erosion or conjured by the wind. Review by Joy Harris
Jerwood Visual Arts, Jerwood Space, 171 Union Street, Bankside, London SE1 0LN
William Rees reviews Jerwood Solo Presentations, an exhibition of newly commissioned works by artists Lucy Parker, Rachel Pimm and Katie Schwab nominated by former Jerwood Visual Arts Writers in Residence.
Division of Labour, 13-19 Herald Street, Bethnal Green, London E2 6JT
The pieces gathered here seem on the whole quite proud to show off their rough edges, pleased with their stodginess and lumpiness, and are happy to sit somewhat awkwardly before us. Tim Dixon reviews this exhibition curated by artist Mark Essen.