Viewing articles tagged with 'Sculpture'

Tenderpixel, 8 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4HE

The Infinite Lawn

The Infinite Lawn. Installation View.

'The Infinite Lawn' navigates the ambiguous object of labour via material margins, centralising marginality. James Gormley reviews

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Picnic Picnic, 155 John Street, Sheffield S2 4QX

Tuff Crowd

Tuff Crowd, installation view, 2015

Taking its inspiration from the punch-lines and pitfalls of creating entertaining and amusing work, 'Tuff Crowd' invites artists whose practice absorbs and highlights the humour in the act of being an artist, asking the audience to broaden their understanding of what conceptual art can be. Review by Lindsey Mendick

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Berloni Gallery, 63 Margaret Street, London W1W 8SW

Ben Woodeson: Obstacle

I love you, I want you, I need you... (Hot for Carl), 2015

Woodeson’s modernism is more hot than cool. Despite employing techniques of repetition and reduction, the work has a striking emotional impact. Not only do we become aware of the materiality of the objects in the space, but of our own flesh. Review by Philomena Epps

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Jerwood Visual Arts, Jerwood Space, 171 Union Street, Bankside, London SE1 0LN

Jerwood Makers Open

Installation view

Fiona Haggerty explores the potential of artists and makers working within the realms of what has traditionally been termed the applied arts to challenge and redefine this area.

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L21, San Martí, 1 Palma de Mallorca 07012, Spain

A Room with a View

A Room with a View, Installation View

Despite its literary counterparts, the title of this exhibition is taken from a Madrid band called A Room with a View (1990-2000). In the same way the group began to distance itself from the premises of hardcore music to explore less related sound modules, these featured artists use photography to rehearse other connected discourses with a language – visual – in continuous transformation.

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fiebach minninger, Venloer Str. 26 50672, Cologne, Germany

TRANSITION

TRANSITION, Installation View

The exhibition ‘TRANSITION’ deals with delineating the terms figuration and abstraction that still function as opposing binaries.

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British Pavilion, Viale Giardini Pubblici, 30122 Venezia, Italy

Sarah Lucas: I SCREAM DADDIO

Sarah Lucas, I SCREAM DADDIO, Installation View, British Pavilion 2015

The heavily political and theoretical tone of this year’s Biennale makes Lucas’ work seem even brasher and somehow at odds with the other, sometimes earnest and frequently socially engaged, works on display. Review by Will Gresson

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Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue, NY 10065

Philippe Parreno: H {N)Y P N(Y} OSIS

Installation view of H {N)Y P N(Y} OSIS at Park Avenue Armory, by Philippe Parreno

This being a trademark Philippe Parreno production, visitors are constantly compelled to experience the physicality of the exhibition and its components, and to cognitively soak in its sounds and images. Review by Arthur Bravo

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The Sunday Painter, 1st Floor, 12-16 Blenheim Grove, London SE15 4QL

The Spirit of the Staircase

Installation view

The exhibition title derives from a French term conjured up by eighteenth-century art critic Denis Diderot to describe the occasion when a person is left speechless upon hearing something, and only later thinks of a response. Review by Sam Johnson

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Pace, 6 Burlington Gardens, London, W1S 3ET

Signal Failure

Signal Failure, Installation View

Drawing inspiration from Agnes Martin’s oeuvre, 'Signal Failure' looks to emerging artists whose work resists the fast-pace of mass media culture and the ever-expanding proliferation of digital imagery.

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The Fruitmarket Gallery, 45 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DF

Phyllida Barlow: set

Phyllida Barlow, untitled: blockade, 2015, Installation view: set, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, 2015

Barlow’s sculptures coalesce as performative actions realised in material form: prop and propped, balancing and collapsing, folded for unfolding, solid for dropping. Review by Alexander Hetherington

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Hauser & Wirth Somerset Durslade Farm, Dropping Lane, Bruton, Somerset BA10 0NL

Jenny Holzer: Softer Targets

Softer Targets, Installation View, Hauser & Wirth Somerset, 2015

‘Softer Targets’ is a major solo exhibition by Jenny Holzer, featuring new work and a selection of significant pieces drawn from over three decades of the artist’s career.

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Assembly Point, 49 Staffordshire Street, London SE15 5TJ

Back to the Things Themselves

Installation view

Zoë Marden reviews the inaugural exhibition at Assembly Point, in which eight artists explore materials, textures and forgotten objects.

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