‘World Domination’ with Todd James at Lazarides, London

World Domination

6th Mar – 11th Apr 2013

Part of his iconic Somali Pirates series, the New York-based artist’s paintings depict pirates, often in headgear and masks, brandishing AK-47s and performing a range of quotidian activities. A selection of gouache on paper works will also be on display, many featuring singular brand of All-American girl as cheerleader of the Apocalypse, bearing arms and baring ass. Continue reading “‘World Domination’ with Todd James at Lazarides, London”

Gallery Show
Wieland Payer in ‘What’s He Building Out There?’
at the Man & Eve Gallery, London

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1st March 2013 to 20th April 2013

Wieland Payer’s first London solo exhibition brings together recent works on paper, sculpture and painting. Payer is best known for his intricate drawings in charcoal and pastel depicting mountains and woodland, from which protrude strange objects and buildings that seem to have been plucked from some future era — but which may equally be derelict altars to modernism, projected into post-apocalyptic landscapes. More

Adel Abdessemed’s ‘Cri’ at David Zwirner, London

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Taken from the well-known photograph of children fleeing a napalm attack during the Vietnam War, ‘Cri’ depicts the young girl running naked with her arms outstretched and her mouth open in a scream. Made entirely in mammoth ivory, Her life-sized figure is accompanied by a series of drawings featuring soldiers in full gear.

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Raqib Shaw at the Manchester Art Gallery

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Raqib Shaw has created a dazzling response to George Stubbs ‘Cheetah and Stag with Two Indians’  for this exhibition. Inspired by the impression the painting made on the artist as a young boy, this provocative new work is on display alongside the original (shown below) from the Manchester Art Gallery’s collection.

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Other works including Adam and a selection from Shaw’s recent series Of Beasts and Super- Beasts will be on display until 26th May, 2013. More info

‘The Future’s Not What it use to be’ at the Newlyn Art Gallery

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9th February – 27th April 2013

The Future’s Not What it use to be is a group show exploring the past, present and future featuring work by Vernon Ah Kee, Matt Byrans , Susan Hiller, Patricia Piccinini, Jeremy Milllar, Tony Albert, Darren Almond, Marjectica Potrc, Ged Quinn and Amie Seigel.

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