In ‘Counterbalance: The Stone & The Mountain’ curated by Lee Daehyung, artists Cody Choi and Lee Wan use the individual to explore the contradictions of life within the global capitalist system. Amy Jones reviews
‘Minimalist Anyway’ held at White Rainbow presents a dialogue between the works of two artists with Japanese origins: Lydia Okumura and Kazuko Miyamoto, considering how the legacy of minimalism has impacted upon the reading of their work. Review by Rafael Barber Cortell
The variant practice of partners and creative collaborators, Stefan and Franciszka Themerson, encompasses painting, photography, film, theatre, literature, concrete poetry, book design and satirical drawing. This multi-faceted approach to making not only renders any supposition of a single ‘discipline’ redundant, but as their exhibition at Camden Arts Centre demonstrates, ideas of connectivity and permeation are an inherent part of the Themersons’ artistic formulae. Review by Joseph Constable
Alex Ebstein's pieces are somewhere between paintings and collages. Ebstein uses yoga mats to investigate the space between abstraction and figuration, suggesting the body through material rather than direct depiction. Stefano Calligaro's own visual slang is built up around acrylic columns, pizza boxes and shopping-lists-on-rhymes freely hung in the space of the gallery, translating the clichè symbols of Rome into a new visual alphabet of signs.
Inspired by movies such as '13 Going on 30', 'Freaky Friday' and '17 Again', Jasmin Werner and Jan Domicz have collaborated with an American ghostwriter to produce a fictional script, employing the works on view in their exhibition 'Reverse Time Your eyes will lie' as film props.
An unprecedented coupling of two of the most significant artists of our time, David Hammons Yves Klein / Yves Klein David Hammons explores points of aesthetic harmony within two seemingly different practices.