Viewing articles tagged with 'Sculpture'

Waddington Custot Galleries, 11 Cork Street, London W1S 3LT

Barry Flanagan: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral

Installation view, Barry Flanagan, Animal, Vegetable, Mineral at Waddington Custot Galleries, 4 March-14 May 2016

Edward Ball reviews an exhibition of work by Flanagan, finding that within a diversity of form and material, and a malleability of language and meaning, there is much still to be asked of sculpture.

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MonCHERI, 67 rue de la Régence, 1000 Brussels

Michael Manning: I Hate Mondays

I Hate Mondays, Installation View

MonCHERI presents a solo show by Los-Angeles based artist Michael Manning which encompasses painting, video and installation. Manning's work explores alternative approaches to producing and distributing traditional art objects using technology and social networking.

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Van Abbemuseum, Bilderdijklaan 10, Eindhoven

The 1980s. Today’s Beginnings?

The 1980s. Today's Beginnings?, Installation View

'The 1980s. Today’s Beginnings?' explores the 1980s from six European perspectives, examining the relevance of this transformative decade for today. This collaborative project comprises a diverse mix of artworks, music, TV, graphic and archival material, exploring a wide set of socio-political themes through the lens of culture.

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Various venues,Sheffield, UK

Art Sheffield 2016: Up, Down, Top, Bottom, Strange and Charm

Hannah Sawtell, @dividend_plus, 2016.

Bergen Kunsthall Director Martin Clark’s return to Sheffield (he studied at Sheffield Hallam in the 1990’s) to curate the 2016 edition of Art Sheffield - ‘Up, Down, Top, Bottom, Strange and Charm’ - is underpinned by an intimate knowledge of the city’s industrial noise and post-industrial landscapes. Review by Cathy Wade

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Serpentine Sackler Gallery, W Carriage Dr, London W2 2AR


DAS INSTITUT, installation view, Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, 3 March - 15 May 2016

Paul Black reviews DAS INSTITUT, an exhibition of works by collaborators Kerstin Brätsch and Adele Röder exploring communication, humour and performativity.

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Kelvin Hall, 1445 Argyle Street, Glasgow G3 8AW

Claire Barclay: Bright Bodies

Claire Barclay: Bright Bodies, installation view at Kelvin Hall, 2016

In ‘Bright Bodies’, a new installation for Glasgow International, Barclay’s sensitive and highly physical choreography is engaged in a course of action through the history, archives and social spaces of Kelvin Hall. Review by Alexander Hetherington

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Space In Between, Unit 26 Regent Studios, 8 Andrews Road, London E8 4QN

Jennifer Bailey: A brief history of girliness


Bailey’s (de)construction requests us to duck and dive to navigate the show. Each wall has a visual clue or reminder pushing our investigation further along – the tiniest of photographic prints document what looks to be a construction site witnessed through the stand-offish glance of a voyeur alongside bodily x-rays. Review by Sophie Risner

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waterside contemporary, 2 Clunbury Street, London N1 6TT

Chiara Fumai: The Book of Evil Spirits

The Book of Evil Spirits, Vitrine II

Fumai summons historical figures through physical fragments, the show itself becoming a kind of séance. She has collected and catalogued snipped up photographs of hands and faces, hair, lace gloves, a white ruffled shirt and scarf, candle wicks and holders, and a Ouija board, part of a larger installation that re-enacts their narratives. Review by Cassie Davies

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von Bartha, Kannenfeldplatz 6, 4056, Basel, Switzerland

Florian Slotawa

Installation View

In his second exhibition at von Bartha, the conceptual artist Florian Slotawa presents a selection of new works in which he pairs objects painted in car paint lacquers with readymade objects in matching or complementary colours.

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M Woods, D-06, 798 Art Zone, No. 2 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100015

All Means are Sacred

All Means are Sacred, Installation View

M WOODS presents 'All Means Are Sacred', an exhibition which brings together works by artists across fifteen centuries in a focused examination of reverence, energy, and the spirit. Staging an encounter between contemporary and pre-contemporary works, the exhibition will confront the means by which art seeks to transcend, often in unconventional ways, the materials and conditions of its making.

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New Museum, 235 Bowery, New York, NY 10002

Pia Camil: A Pot for a Latch

Pia Camil: A Pot for a Latch, 2016

Participants are required to imagine their own reasons for the objects being chosen for the show rather than it being made clear why they were included. 'A Pot for a Latch' is an Internet of 'things' predicated upon community and storytelling instead of explicit information. Review by Dylan Schenker

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Hospitalfield Arts, Hospitalfield Road, Arbroath DD11 2NH

Graham Fagen

Graham Fagen at Hospitalfield, 2016

The slight oppressiveness of the Hospitalfield house marries well with Fagen’s work. Presiding over the bass notes and burning eyes of Ghetto Priest in the Cedar Room installation, portraits of the Allan-Fraser family (with obligatory dog) loom large. We are guests, albeit invited ones, just as Fagen’s exhibition is also a guest. Review by Sacha Waldron

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Collective Gallery, City Observatory & City Dome 38, Calton Hill, Edinburgh EH7 5AA

Katie Schwab: Together in a Room

Together in a Room, installation view, 2016

Katie Schwab’s exhibition ‘Together in a Room’, currently showing at Collective Gallery in Edinburgh, brings together voices and histories spanning over a century through an installation of textiles, video and furniture. Review by Joy Harris

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Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 27 Shaul Hamelech Blvd, POB 33288, The Golda Meir Cultural and Art Center, 61332012 Tel Aviv, Israel

Elmgreen & Dragset: Powerless Structures

Powerless Structures, Installation View

Elmgreen & Dragset's first exhibition in Israel, 'Powerless Structures', features eight works positioned throughout Tel Aviv Museum of Art's various galleries and sculpture garden. The artists subvert the power of various structures, disrupting our original associations and expectations, and creating a resounding sense of unease, with space for reflection and hope.

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