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Deivis Slavinskas: Textures of the Collective Unconscious

21 June – 15 July 2011 The Gallery at Willesden Green Centre, 95 High Road, Willesden, London NW10 2SF, UK Maria Robertson reviews Deivis Slavinskas’s solo exhibition The solo exhibition ‘Textures of the Collective Unconscious’ by Deivis Slavinskas is not a passive experience. It is a call to explore, to revel and respond with dreams and imaginings. Each painting has a uniq ...[Read More]

557 Shadows

557 Shadows is a new group exhibition at the Crypt Gallery, St Pancras Church. In the evocative setting of the Crypt, six artists will present a series of works exploring the beauty and mystery of the human form. 557 Shadows combines classical craftsmanship with modern interpretation to give unique views of the body in life and death that question what it means to be human, with the title referenc ...[Read More]

I AM A FANTASY EXHIBITION

Margaret Harrison, one of Britain’s best-known feminist artists, creates satirical drawings and watercolours of figures from popular culture like Captain America with comedy breasts and high heels, Hugh Hefner as a Bunny Girl and David Walliams as Batman. Working alongside Margaret Harrison are performance artists The Girls who have created a new static performance that evokes ill-fated fairy tale ...[Read More]

Deptford X Visual Arts Festival – 24 September – 3 October 2010

Now in its twelfth successful year and most ambitious to date, Deptford X has invited Mark Titchner (shortlisted for the Turner Prize in 2006) and local resident as this year’s lead artist. Interested in art that will that “tap into the fabric of everyday life in Deptford”, Titchner has composed a statement of intent, as well as producing large-scale billboard some departing from his familia ...[Read More]

A moving plan B – chapter ONE Selected by Thomas Scheibitz @ The Drawing Room

A moving plan B – chapter ONE Selected by Thomas Scheibitz 16 September – 31 October 2010 (Private view 15 September 2010) Gallery open Wednesday – Sunday 12.00 – 18.00. Admission free. Dirk Bell, Bogdan Bogdanovic, Carlfriedrich Claus, Robert Crumb, Tacita Dean, Thomas Demand, Öyvind Fahlström, Hermann Glöckner, Mathew Hale, Hirschvogel, Lisa Junghanβ, Manfred Kuttner, Maria Lassnig, A.R. P ...[Read More]

Conversation on Making: Lavinia Greenlaw & Cornelia Parker

Friday 1 October 7 – 8.30pm Tickets £5, no booking fee Call 020 7091 9650 to book To continue with last year’s series of Conversations on Making, Siobhan Davies Studios welcomes Lavinia Greenlaw and Cornelia Parker to the building to talk about how they make their work. Siobhan Davies asks ‘What kind of constructions, limitations or questions do you put in place in order to begin and sustain a cre ...[Read More]

Own-it at Illumini: shedding light on copyright

When: 15the September 2010 at 16:00 Where: Basement, Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old Street, London, EC1V 9LT As part of Illumini Event 2010, Own-it is organising a seminar on copyright for artists. The event will be an introduction to law for artists whose artistic practices are outside the more traditional art forms, such as conceptual, appropriation or installation art. Do installations attract c ...[Read More]

The Secret Art Show

The Secret Art Show at York City Screen is an art exhibition with a difference, aiming to raise £10,000 for the Multiple Sclerosis Trust and offering visitors the chance to buy a mini-masterpiece for only £45 With over 400 originals to choose from, the collection includes work by well known international artists, who can command prices upwards of four figures, right through to those not usually kn ...[Read More]

Jacob Epstein and Blackpool

Midway through its showing at Blackpool’s Grundy Art Gallery is the insightful, Jacob Epstein and Blackpool exhibition. This display tells the story of the controversial sculptor Jacob Epstein and his ground-breaking statue ‘Adam’, which was displayed in the holiday town throughout the summer of 1939. The exhibition examines through the media of press clippings, photography, film and ephemera how ...[Read More]

über kitsch – german contemporaries

über kitsch – german contemporaries takes place at the Vyner Studio in East London, 2nd til 4th September 2010. Celebrate the First Thursday in East London the German way! 7 young artists from fine art academies in Nürnberg and München combine living tradition with a playful freudian irony to create a happy but broken nostalgia. Colourful camp oil paintings, animation videos and quirky photo ...[Read More]

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