Friday, 21 June 2013

Thomson & Craighead: Never Odd Or Even

London Wall W1W, 2013

Twitter, spam emails and the other flotsam and jetsam of the internet all make an appearance in this fascinating survey of the work of Thomson & Craighead.

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Melanie Manchot: Leap after The Great Ecstasy

Leap (videostill), 2011

Melanie Manchot’s exhibition at Carslaw St Lukes gallery in London takes us into the world of professional ski jumping, revealing scenes of control and perfectionism alongside the odd humorous moment.

Friday, 1 March 2013

Olafur Eliasson's magical light show


Olafur Eliasson's beautiful installation Model for a Timeless Garden provides the highlight of the Hayward Gallery's latest blockbuster exhibition, Light Show. Here's a film of the piece to whet your appetite.

Monday, 14 January 2013

Helen Marten: Plank Salad

In ‘Plank Salad’, Helen Marten has reconfigured the space at Chisenhale in London with a seductive installation that uses ephemera from both high and low culture to explore the social codes and messages contained within our physical world.

Friday, 30 November 2012

Barbican Art Gallery: Everything Was Moving

Bruce Davidson, Black Americans, New York City. From the series 'New York (Life)', 1961-65. © Bruce Davidson/Magnum Photos

The Barbican’s excellent group show of photography from the 60s and 70s demonstrates the multitude of ways the medium can be used to document history, while exploring the blurring lines between art and photography during the period.

Sunday, 30 September 2012

A short interlude

Things have been a little quiet here of late, as I'm due to have a baby this week, which seems to take quite a bit of preparation - who'd have thought it. I'll be back posting soon!

Thursday, 30 August 2012

New art from Tokyo part 3: Shohei Takasaki

Few colours in the dark, 2012

The third (and final) artist that I wanted to share from my Tokyo trip earlier this year is Shohei Takasaki, who has a show of new work opening this weekend in the city, if any of you are lucky enough to be in the vicinity.