Viewing articles tagged with 'Sculpture'

The Royal Standard, Unit 3, Vauxhall Business Centre 131 Vauxhall Road, Liverpool L3 6BN UK

External Machines

External Machines, Installation View

Group show 'External Machines' investigates the tension between ideas of constriction and relief - whether they be theoretical, physical, self-imposed or out of necessity.

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Hauser & Wirth New York, 511 West 18th Street, New York NY 10011

Subodh Gupta: Seven Billion Light Years

Installation view, ‘Subodh Gupta. Seven Billion Light Years’, Hauser & Wirth New York, 18th Street, 2015

Materiality, communication and the collapse of global and local spheres are combined in Subodh Gupta’s large-scale exhibition at Hauser & Wirth, New York. Review by Louisa Lee

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Museo Guggenheim Bilbao, Avenida Abandoibarra, 2 48009 Bilbao, Spain

Niki de Saint Phalle

Bathing Beauty, 1967-68, Dancing Nana Anna, 1966, Black Nana Upside Down, 1965-66, Nana with her Leg in the Air, ca. 1966

Anneka French reviews a retrospective of Niki de Saint Phalle, finding that the best of the artist’s works draw deeply from the intensity of her personal experiences.

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Edel Assanti, 74A Newman Street, London W1T 3DB

Jodie Carey

Installation view

Jodie Carey explores the monumental juxtaposed with materials that evoke fragility and vulnerability. Zoë Lippett reviews Carey's new works conceived for Edel Assanti's new gallery space.

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TG, Primary 33 Seely Road, Nottingham NG7 1NU

Occasional Table

Installation view of Occasional Table #1: Chora organised by Géraldine Beck & Benjamin Rosenthal, November 21st - December 6th.

In the recent programme at TG, the ‘Occasional Table’ is both the title of an expanded exhibition and a presentation device for the work contained within it. Review by Niki Russell

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The New Art Gallery Walsall, Gallery Square, Walsall, West Midlands WS2 8LG

Darren Banks: The Raven

Darren Banks: The Raven, The New Art Gallery Walsall, 2015

Within his current show ‘The Raven’ Darren Banks examines the nature of institutional and personal collections and their overlaps around the eclectic life of British sculptor and cult figure Churton Fairman, A.K.A Mike Raven (1924-1997). Review by Christian Luebbert

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David Roberts Art Foundation, Symes Mews, London NW1 7JE

The Violet Crab

Carter Mull, Disney / Warm Flame / Cool Flame, 2015 (courtesy the artist and Lindon Gallery); John Cecil Stephenson, Sketch For Solar House, 1955 (David Roberts Collection); Luiz Roque, Alvorada [ Dawn ], 2014 (courtesy the artist); Francois-Xavier

Gallery spaces are transformed into a cloakroom, backstage, main stage, lounge and shadow theatre through the elaborate staging of The Violet Crab at David Roberts Art Foundation. Jaime Marie Davis reviews

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Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX

History is Now: 7 Artists Take On Britain

Tony Cragg, View of Britain from the North, 1981 and Reg Butler, Working Model for The Unknown Political Prisoner, 1955–6.  Installation View at Richard Wentworth's curated section at Hayward Gallery, History Is Now: 7 Artists Take On

History is Now asks, in the lead up to the general election, how to think about the last 70 years of British history and begins by answering, we need an artist to do it. Edwina Attlee reviews

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Seventeen, 270-276 Kingsland Road, London E8 4DG

Morphing Overnight & Olivia Erlanger: Meat Eater

Meat Eater, Installation View

Seventeen gallery presents 'Morphing Overnight' - a group show which reflects on the intersection between economics, technology and finance at the turning point of the millennium, alongside a solo show from New York based artist Olivia Erlanger.

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Giò Marconi, Via Tadino 20, I-20124 Milan

YES WE’RE OPEN

YES WE’RE OPEN: group show, Installation view at Giò Marconi, Milan, 2015

To celebrate their new gallery space and its twenty fifth year of business, Giò Marconi has designed a group exhibition showcasing works by twenty-seven of its own artists. Review by Marialuisa Pastò

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Rowing, 3 Leighton Place, London NW5 2QL

M’m! M’m! Good!

Mm! Mm! Good!, 2015, installation view. Rowing, London.

Art has a longstanding relationship with food and consumer culture. ‘M’m! M’m! Good!’ explores alternative ideas of sustenance, interrogating contemporary culture’s relationship with food and food production. Phoebe V. Bradford reviews

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Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA

Emma Smith: 5HZ

 Emma Smith: 5Hz, 2015

The evolution of language was originally believed to have a social function rather than an informational one and lends itself freely to song. Review by Rory Duckhouse

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