Jonny Briggs combines photography, performance, and sculpture to explore issues around childhood and identity.
One can distinguish no fewer than seven diverse yet thematically linked streams of work in Tania Kovats’ show ‘Oceanic’ (at Parafin to 20 November).
26 October 2021
Welcome to this new series of monthly artist interviews by critic Paul Carey-Kent. Paul has written for Art Monthly and Frieze Magazine
1 September 2021
Brazilian artist Alexandre da Cunha has a major show at Brighton’s CCA. ‘Duplex’ (to 25 Sept) articulates ‘his engagement with cultures
In his current exhibition at Lisson Gallery (‘Only the hand that erases writes the true thing’, to 31 July), Spencer Finch presents new works
4 May 2021
Skarstedt’s fascinating new exhibition Painter / Sculptor brings together a sculpture and a painting by nine artists who says the gallery, ‘have mastered both painting and sculpture.
The noted writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent gives us his rolling ten recommended Contemporary and Modern art exhibitions for August 2019 in London now. Paul currently freelances for Art Monthly, Frieze, Elephant, STATE, Photomonitor, Border Crossings and World of Interiors, and has a weekly online column at FAD Art News.
The noted writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent gives us his rolling ten recommended Contemporary and Modern art exhibitions for July 2019 in London now.
Paul Carey- Kent is in Basel for the worlds weightiest art fair Here are his top picks from the week the art world focused on its own form of sustainability.
The noted writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent gives us his rolling ten recommended contemporary art exhibitions May 2019
The noted art writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent gives us his rolling ten recommended contemporary art shows for London Art Exhibitions February 2019.
The noted writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent gives us his rolling ten recommended contemporary art shows in London now.
Ahhh London in the Summer, and what better way to soak up the weather but to see a few shows. Paul Carey-Kent picks the best London exhibitions not to miss in July 2018
31 March 2018
The noted writer and curator Paul Carey-Kent gives us his rolling ten recommended contemporary art shows in London for April 2018. Paul currently freelances for Art Monthly, Frieze, Elephant, STATE, Photomonitor, Border Crossings and World of Interiors, and has a weekly online column at FAD Art News.
Up Now in London – Paul Carey-Kent chooses his favourite exhibitions for March 2018.
2 January 2018
With Christmas 2017 and New Year 2018 behind us we return to the normality of the London art gallery offerings.
Paul Carey-Kent chooses his top exhibitions for 2017
8 December 2017
It’s hard to complain about the big institutional shows on display just now
29 October 2017
London is awash with more must see international exhibitions than perhaps any other city in the world. Paul Carey-Kent is out and about visiting many of the great shows on offer.
13 September 2017
Up Now in London – Paul Carey-Kent chooses the best of the Autumn season’s start.
There’s seems to be more on than usual over August, partly due to a new trend for shows running July-September
5 June 2017
Paul Carey-Kent Offers Artlyst his choice of the best London Art Exhibitions to see in June 2017
18 May 2017
Paul Carey-Kent has sifted through Photo London the UK’s leading photography fair to put together this themed pick of what caught his eye. The most impressive Photo London yet runs 18-21 May. Art Fairs are not by their general nature intimate experiences, but photography as a medium is certainly capable of intimacy. So it was interesting to hunt down the latter within the former…
28 February 2017
Paul Carey-Kent publishes his March Choices 2017 – Up Now in a London Gallery near you.
19 January 2017
The verdict: “It seemed a little more even – and so a little duller – than usual this year”: less dire stuff, less outstanding material.
5 December 2016
Paul Carey- Kent chooses his pick for December 2016 through the new year.
2 October 2016
Paul Carey-Kent gives us his selection of what to do in London during Frieze week. There’s quite the overload of art. So if you have time for Frieze and Frieze Masters, here are a dozen other things to do. Seni Awa Camara: Maternité Submergente, 1986 at Magnin-A, Paris 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair (Thurs-Sun at Somerset House). I […]
The START fair (15-18 Sept) is well-served by the Saatchi Gallery as a venue, and it’s an interesting mix of 60+ galleries from 35 cities. I won’t pretend that the quality is generally high. It’s badged as focusing on emerging artists, but most of those shown will probably never be all that visible. But it’s not a […]
12 September 2016
Paul Carey-Kent gives us his pick of the best London Art Exhibitions for September 2016 David Korty @ Sadie Coles, 1 Davies St – Mayfair To 1 Oct: www.sadiecoles.com I wasn’t fully convinced by David Korty’s last series of paintings, which lined up objects on shelves, white against a blue backdrop. But this development out of […]
31 July 2016
Now in London: Paul Carey Kent unlocks his choices of the best exhibitions in town in August 2016. Sam Lewitt and Lucy Raven: Wild Sync & Weak Vocals @ Piar Corrias, 54 Eastcastle St – Fitzrovia To 5 Aug: www.pilarcorrias.com Installation view of Sam Lewitt: A Weak Local Lexicon (MHTL), 2016 Entering Pilar Corrias, a well-established tease […]
6 July 2016
Art critic Paul Carey-Kent gives Artlyst his recommendations for London Art Exhibitions around the Capital for July 2016. There are still a number of great things to see before the August drought. Katherine Murphy: Decay @ Patrick Heide, 11 Church St – Edgeware Road To 17 Sept: www.patrickheide.com Labour + Repetition = Decay (no.9), 2015Katherine Murphy gives obsession […]