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”
Ai Weiwei’s ‘Ton of Tea’ is made from dried and compressed leaves of a Chinese blend known as Pur Er. The work is on display in ‘No Borders’ until the 2nd June 2013. More
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
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.
Continue reading “Adel Abdessemed’s ‘Cri’ at David Zwirner, London”
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.
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
For the Undergrounds 150th anniversary, ‘Poster Art 150’ will show 150 of the greatest posters, produced for the Underground. Chosen from 3,000 illustrated posters, The London Underground has a long and distinguished heritage of commissioning leading artists to produce its advertising posters.
Continue reading “Poster Art 150 at the London Transport Museum”
Conor Harrington’s paintings are currently on display in ‘A Whole Lot of Trouble for a Little Bit of Win’ at The Outsiders, London. On show until the 16th of March.
Continue reading “Conor Harrington at The Outsiders, London”
The Long Awaited by Patricia Piccinni
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.
Continue reading “‘The Future’s Not What it use to be’ at the Newlyn Art Gallery”