9 September 2011

Rothko Archives Shed Light On 1961 Whitechapel Exhibition

Rothko In Britain Whitechapel Gallery 9 Sept 2011 – 26 Feb 2012 Rothko in Britain is an exhibition about an exhibition. It recreates, at least through archival material, the Whitechapel Gallery’s ground-breaking 1961 show that displayed the works of Mark Rothko in Britain for the very first time. Despite only having one actual Rothko painting […]

8 September 2011

Jack Smith Underground Film Legend ICA Review

Jack Smith A Feast for Open Eyes is uncompromising until 18 September ICA London The ICA’s fortnight of films, events and symposia dedicated to the legendary American artist, filmmaker and actor, Jack Smith (1932-1989), opened last night with a screening of his best-known, and perhaps most controversial film, Flaming Creatures. The film was introduced by […]

5 September 2011

Wimbledon College of Art MA Show Match-Point

The Wimbledon College of Art MA Show 2011 is diverse as it is large, sprawling across the entire Wimbledon site and including a wide variety of work-types from painting, drawing, and film, to sculpture, and installation. We are proudly told that the exhibition this year is particularly strong because those involved ‘are first artists, and only […]

31 August 2011

MA Innovators Close Central Saint Martins Soho Campus

Fine Arts MA Degree Show Opens For Final Charing X Exhibition This year’s Central Saint Martins MA Fine Art Show is an historic event, signalling not only the end of the MA Fine Art course in its present form, but also waving goodbye to the iconic Charing Cross Road address hitherto synonymous with the Central […]

31 August 2011

Ryan Gander Forcing The Door

‘Locked Room Scenario’ the latest Artangel triumph Ryan Gander’s ‘Locked Room Scenario’ is immediately unnerving. Having been ushered through the gates of a Hoxton warehouse (by appointment only), I suddenly find myself alone and confronted at the door by two unfriendly punks apparently oblivious to why I might be invading their patch. The plot thickens, […]