Viewing articles tagged with 'Sculpture'

Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, Glasgow G41 2PE

Laura Aldridge: California wow!

Laura Aldridge, California wow! installation view at Tramway (2015)

In ‘California wow!’ Aldridge’s artistic process takes centre stage, and the colossal Tramway 2 gallery gives the artist space to draw from all areas of her practice to fully immerse us into her world. Review by Laura Campbell

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SculptureCenter, 44-19 Purves Street, Long Island City, New York 11101

Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook

Village and Elsewhere: Jeff Koons’ Untitled, Cindy Sherman’s Untitled, and Thai Villagers, 2011

In presenting the overarching themes behind Rasdjarmrearnsook’s oeuvre, this retrospective ultimately succeeds in letting the artist speak for herself, and concedes how cryptic and culturally specific her work can often seem. Review by Arthur Ivan Bravo

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

Natalie Dray: DRAY

Installation view, DRAY

For the casual visitor, it is difficult to tell exactly where factory fabrication ends and handcraft begins. Marianne Templeton reviews Natalie Dray: DRAY at Cell Project Space.

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IMT Gallery, Unit 2/210 Cambridge Heath Road, London, E2 9NQ UK

Luke McCreadie: Ref

Fragment Dolphin (film still)

Revolving around his 'In Hinterland' project, Luke McCreadie's latest solo show at IMT Gallery continues the artist's construction of an apocalyptic narrative.

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Dark Arts International, Justo Sierra 71, Col. Centro Mexico DF

Under A Thawing Lake

Under a Thawing Lake, Installation View

'Under a Thawing Lake’ is a group show featuring eighteen artists brought together by the collective Dark Arts International. In an exhibition which runs simultaneous to Mexico City's Material Art Fair, the collective explore alternative platforms for the exhibition and contextualisation of artworks in contrast to the art fair's inherently commercial nature.

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Workplace Gallery, The Old Post Office 19/21 West Street, Gateshead NE8 1AD

EXHIBITION

EXHIBITION, installation view at Workplace Gallery (2015)

EXHIBITION delves into the structures, exchanges and mechanisms that manifest in the gallery space, and refreshingly, the main recourse is not bloated theory, but humour. Review by Thomas Hopkin

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Spor Klübü, Kolonie Wedding e.V. Soldiner Str. 92 13359 Berlin

The Absolute Outside

The Absolute Outside, Installation view at Spor Klübü (2015)

The works in 'The Absolute Outside' represent positively varied approaches to imaging and imagining. Review by Suvi Lehtinen

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Oriel Myrddin Gallery, Church Lane, Carmarthen SA31 1LH

Thin Place

Thin Place, installation view at Oriel Myrddin, 2015

On encountering a thin place, rarely does a visual sign alert its presence. Instead there’s a peculiar, instinctual, bodily sense: a prickling awareness that cannot be described but is there nonetheless. Review by Rowan Lear

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90036

Pierre Huyghe

Pierre Huyghe, Untilled, 2011-12

In search of what the artist has termed a “non-knowledge zone,” Huyghe approaches an existing system—such as an institution, a situation, or an area of knowledge—and creates a speculative proposition: a “what could be.”

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Carroll / Fletcher, 56 - 57 Eastcastle St, London W1W 8EQ

Helen Carmel Benigson: Anxious, Stressful, Insomnia Fat

Installation view, Anxious, Stressful, Insomnia Fat

Benigson's exhibition is an investigation into a paranoid state of mind bordering on hysteria. It's a condition that contemporary culture offers to its women and traps them within. 'Anxious, Stressful, Insomnia Fat' is reviewed by Beverley Knowles.

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

David Conroy

Installation view, Seventeen

Laura Davidson finds the descriptions of David Conroy's work read like a drunken Amazon Wishlist: a pair of men’s Mr Hare leather shoes, Lancome Youth Activating Concentrate, lighters, a dehydrated Big Mac and Quarter Pounder, an empty bottle of Becks Blue and a pair of black Levi 501s.

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