Viewing articles tagged with 'Sculpture'

Peacock Visual Arts, 21 Castle Street, Aberdeen AB11 5BQ

Fiona Macdonald: Woodland Portrait Project

Fiona Macdonald, Woodland Portrait Project, installation view, Peacock Visual Arts, 2015

Fiona MacDonald acts as a master collaborator - her work is in alliance with nature, with self-organizing, intelligent organic systems and natural mineral processes, rather than totally created by her hand alone. Review by Giuseppe Marasco

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Metro Pictures, 519 West 24th Street, New York, NY 10011

Nina Beier

Nina Beier, installation view, 2015, Metro Pictures New York

In her solo exhibition at Metro Pictures, Nina Beier collapses image and object, or causes each to haemorrhage within the other. Review by James Gormley

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Campoli Presti, 223 Cambridge Heath Rd, London E2 0EL

The Pleasure of the Text

Installation view, Kerstin Bratsch, Amy Sillman, Joan Snyder

Roland Barthes' seminal text provides some context for Campoli Presti's 'The Pleasure of the Text'. But as Laura Davidson finds, it is pleasing to find his ideas applied to objects that are not necessarily linked to theories of the internet and technology.

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Space In Between, Unit 26 Regent Studios, 8 Andrews Road, London, E8 4QN & Off-Site at SPACE, 129-131 Mare St, London E8 3RH

Freddy Dewe Mathews: Eternal Soup, Sudden Clarity

Eternal Soup, Sudden Clarity, Installation View at SPACE

Freddy Dewe Mathews’ solo exhibition ‘Eternal Soup, Sudden Clarity’ is a striking new body of work presented across two sites: SPACE and Space In Between at Regents Studios, which takes inspiration from the landscape of the Swiss Alps, the writing of Thomas Mann and Modernist design. Review by Lily Hall.

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Kunsthalle Wien, Museumsplatz 1 1070 Vienna, Austria

Destination Vienna 2015

Destination Vienna 2015, Installation View

'Destination Vienna 2015' is a synopsis of over 70 positions in contemporary art featured at both Kunsthalle Wien‘s locations at Karlsplatz and Museumsquartier.

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Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

Christine Borland & Brody Condon: Circles of Focus

Christine Borland and Brody Condon, Hypostatis Circle - Turf kiln-fired polygons, Orkney Clay

There is a curious feeling of being a permitted observer, a guest who has unwittingly blundered into a study and begun to poke and pry into the collections of obscure information neatly organised in enigmatic order. Review by Alexander Storey Gordon

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Cell Project Space, 258 Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9DA


Barbara T. Smith, Pink, 1965, Vitrine Barbara T. Smith, Rebellion, Joy, The Poetry Sets, 1965-1966 & Dena Yago, Standard Remote, 2011–2015

Columbidae probes the effect of work on our body and mind, dispersing the subjects into a rolling narrative of anxiety-induced productivity with neither start nor finish. Review by Louisa Lee

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Division of Labour at Edel Assanti, 74A Newman Street, London W1T 3DB

Andrew Lacon

Installation view

A rich pattern of interlocking reflections on the peripheral technologies of sculptural display, from colour, to plinths, backdrops and photographic documentation - Tom Overton reviews Andrew Lacon's current exhibition at Edel Assanti.

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Hauser & Wirth, 23 Savile Row, London W1S 2ET

Isa Genzken: Geldbilder

Installation view, 'Isa Genzken: Geldbilder', Hauser & Wirth London, 2015

Isa Genzken’s punkish sense of humour is alive and kicking in her current exhibition of paintings and sculptures at Hauser & Wirth. Helena Haimes reviews

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Baltic 39, 31-39 High Bridge, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 1EW

The Curves of the Needle

Jim Lambie, Whole Lotta Shakin' 2012 Record Sleeves, black acrylic paint, duct tape, safety pins, The Curves of the Needle, Group exhibition, BALTIC's project space at BALTIC 39

There is no real doubt as to the subject of the latest exhibition at Baltic 39. Downstairs one is confronted by an assortment of vinyl records affixed to the wall, while the main exhibition space offers a choice of two halves. Review by J.D.A Winslow

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New Museum, 235 Bowery, New York, NY 10002

2015 Triennial: Surround Audience

2015 Triennial: Surround Audience, installation view

Like its two predecessors, ‘Surround Audience’ showcases the work of emerging artists, collecting together the works of fifty-one practitioners from over two dozen countries with the purpose of investigating the relationship(s) between human beings, media, and art within an increasingly globalised and technologically-advanced world. Review by Arthur Ivan Bravo

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AirSpace Gallery, 4 Broad Street, City Centre, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 4HL

Indefinable Cities

Measuring Memory

Indefinable Cities provides an international dialogue between two artistic sensibilities and practices married by one multidimensional theme: the city and its possibilities. Review by Dominika Mackiewicz

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