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Friday, July 25 2014

Overload: Exhibition @ Graffik Gallery / Friday 25th July – 7th August 2014

139TIME AND PLACE:

11:00 – 18.30 Everyday

@ Graffik Gallery
284 Portobello Road,
London,
W10 5TE

Entry: £FREE

www.graffikgallery.com

Graffik Gallery is proud to be hosting the first UK Solo Show for Jade Doreen Waller entitled “Overload”.

Jade Doreen Waller, an innovative young artist from Cape Town, is creating a stir in the interdisciplinary visual art industry with her unique approach to Urban Contemporary art. Having presented the highly successful solo exhibition Between Ourselves in Cape Town two years ago, Waller is ready to deliver her second show, Overload. For Overload the artist created an entire new body of work that shows off her creativity and skill. Waller’s concepts are deeply rooted in Urban Contemporary subculture, evident in the multiple layers of images in her work.

Wednesday, July 9 2014

Radical Geometry @ Royal Academy of Arts / until 28th September 2014

kvaaglkl9wois95831drTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Sat-Thu 10:00-18:00
Fri 10:00-22:00

@ Royal Academy of Arts, The Sackler Wing, Burlington House, Piccadilly Site, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD

www.royalacademy.org.uk

Tickets: £10 book online

From radical innovations in the use of colour and form to new materials like neon and interactive, kinetic sculpture, this exhibition reveals some of the most original art of the last 100 years.

The time: 1930s. The place: South America. The stage was set for a major innovation in art. Over the next 50 years, artists across five cities would pioneer a new visual language to express their deeply held beliefs about art and its power to change the world around them.

Radical Geometry brings together work from the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros by some of the great innovators of South American modern art, from Torres-García in Uruguay to Lygia Clark in Brazil, from Maldonado in Argentina to Gego in Venezuela. Inspired by European artists such as Mondrian and Kandinsky, their bold experiments with space, movement and colour radically transformed the relationship between art and viewer.

Wednesday, June 25 2014

Dancer Master @ Hang-Up Gallery / until 9th August 2014

Dancer Master at Hang-Up GalleryTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: Tue-Sun 12:00-18:00

@ Hang-Up Gallery 56 Stoke Newington High Street, London N16 7PB

Free entry

www.hanguppictures.com

Dancer Master, the vibrant and energetic multi-media show by the talented RUN – artist, muralist and street artist. Dancer Master will celebrate painting, rhythm, body language and dynamism in a new body of work created exclusively for Hang-Up.

Revealing his core inspirations behind the show, RUN explains, “Many years ago when visiting South India, a taxi driver that was driving me around the streets of the city of Colombo took me to a Hindu temple. Pointing to a statue of a divinity he said to me, “Here lies the dancer master”. The statue was beautiful; full of colours, with hands and arms that were made to give the viewer the impression of a dance of the spirit”.

Since then, RUN’s work has taken the direction of multiculturalism and has a distinct ethnic flavour. His signature style can be defined as traditional craft meets fine art with a modern touch of the urban, street art influence. Fascinated with life, feelings, cultures and ideas, RUN welcomes us to a new world – complex, but full of colours, spiritual and vivacious. Known for his love of travel and experiencing diverse, unfamiliar cultures, the artist returns to London with ‘Dancer Master’ to push the boundaries of the known and expected and give a totally different meaning of life and art as we know it.

Thursday, May 1 2014

Artcade @ Beach London / until 29th June 2014

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00
18:00-22:00 on 1st May

@ Beach London, 20 Cheshire Street, London E2 6EH

Free entry

www.beachlondon.co.uk

For their new exhibition Beach London have invited six artists to produce a piece of artwork inspired by a vintage arcade machine from the ‘Golden Era’ of coin-operated gaming.

Cabinets on show will be Pac Man, Galaxian, Space Invaders, Asteroids, Donkey Kong and Street Fighter II. Exhibiting artists include Gemma Shiel (Lazy Oaf), Anthony Burrill, Pete Fowler, Ellie Andrews, Rosy Nicholas and Malarky.

During the show Beach will be recording the top scores on each machine. At the end, each cabinet’s top-scorer will win the artwork that accompanies it.

Wednesday, April 16 2014

From Jamaica To Notting Hill – Rudi Patterson’s Visions In Colour @ Leighton House Museum / until 11th June 2014

From Jamaica To Notting Hill - Rudi Patterson's Visions In Colour at Leighton House MuseumTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Mon, Wed–Sun 10:00–17:30

@ Leighton House Museum, 12 Holland Park Road, London W14 8LZ

Tickets: £7

www.rbkc.gov.uk

For over forty years, following a career as an international model and actor, Rudi Patterson dedicated himself to painting. From the three successive council flats he lived in around Notting Hill he produced a vast body of work, exhibiting widely in London, the UK and internationally – from New York to Melbourne – throughout the 1970s, 80s and 90s.

Following his death last year, this exhibition explores a single theme; Rudi’s extraordinarily potent and vivid representations of his native Jamaica. Including many works never previously exhibited, these depictions of montane landscapes, plantation villages, luxuriant tropical vegetation, rivers and beaches conjure a compelling sense of place, intuitively made from the vantage point of a west London window.

Wednesday, April 9 2014

Men in Pants @ De Morgan Centre / until 26th April 2014

Men in Pants at De Morgan CentreTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Tue-Fri 12:00-16:00
Sat 11:00-17:00

@ De Morgan Centre, 38 West Hill, Wandsworth, London SW18 1RX

Tickets: £4 (admission to Men in Pants is included in the admission charge to the centre)

www.demorgan.org.uk

This exhibition of Evelyn De Morgan’s highly celebrated drawings and sketches explores her time at the Slade School of Fine Art and sheds new light on the experiences of female Victorian artists.

Evelyn De Morgan began her artistic career at the Slade School of Fine Art, where she was able to develop her interest in drawing the human body, winning prizes for her life drawing.

The Slade was the first school in Britain to offer female students the opportunity to attend classes in life drawing alongside the traditional practice of drawing from classical sculptures. While the male life models were partially covered to make the classes acceptable to female students, this remained a bold innovation in art training, attracting much criticism.

Saturday, March 22 2014

Wall To Wall @ Hang-Up Gallery / from 22nd March – 27th April 2014

Wall To Wall at Hang-Up GalleryTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: Wed-Sun 12:00-18:00 or by appointment

@ Hang-Up Gallery, 56 Stoke Newington High Street, London N16 7PB

Free entry

www.hanguppictures.com

Explore rare original works by the best and most exciting artists including Banksy, KAWS, Faile, Swoon, Futura, Matt Small, Shepard Fairey, David Choe and Ben Eine.

The main gallery space will recreate the organised chaos of a street artist’s studio to intensify the viewing experience.

Expect paint splattered walls, empty spray paint cans, collage material cuttings and tools of the craft transporting the you deep into the creative process of how and where art is made.

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Wednesday, March 12 2014

Benedict Drew: Heads May Roll @ Matt’s Gallery / until 20th April 2014

Benedict Drew Heads May Roll at Matts GalleryTIME AND PLACE:

Doors: Wed–Sun 12:00-18:00

@ Matt’s Gallery, 42–44 Copperfield Road, London E3 4RR

Free entry

www.mattsgallery.org

For his first solo commission at Matt’s Gallery, Benedict Drew presents a large-scale installation. The work scrutinises the effect and intent of mediated images, synthesised voice and the fractured narrative of instructional speech.

This immersive exhibition attempts to make sculptural the absurdity of a life spent staring into a screen and the social anxiety induced by ‘smart’ objects via an alternative sci-fi stage set comprising of a landscape of objects, sound and projection. Its content responds to the super saturated, psychedelic properties of LCD technology and the disorientating potential of electronic sound. Drew critiques contemporary consumption via a fantastical future world in which the image, word and body are exhausted.

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Tuesday, March 11 2014

Martin Creed @ Hayward Gallery / until 27 April 2014

Martin Creed at Hayward GalleryTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Mon 12:00-18:00
Tue-Wed, Sat-Sun 10:00-18:00
Thu-Fri 10:00-20:00

@ Hayward Gallery, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX

Tickets: £12.75 book online

www.southbankcentre.co.uk

Over the past two and a half decades British artist Martin Creed has pursued an extraordinary path by confounding the traditional categories of art.

Winner of the 2001 Turner Prize, Creed is recognised around the world for his minimalistic approach that strips away the unnecessary, but preserves an abundance of wit, humour and surprise.

Crossing all artistic media and including music, his art transforms everyday materials and actions into surprising meditations on existence and the invisible structures that shape our lives.

This exhibition will be the first major survey of Martin Creed’s work, spanning its most minimal moments and extravagant room-sized installations.

Wednesday, February 26 2014

Dale Chihuly: Beyond the Object @ Halcyon Gallery / 5th April 2014

Dale Chihuly - Beyond the Object at Halcyon GalleryTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Mon-Sat 10:00-18:00
Sun 11:00-17:00

@ Halcyon Gallery, 144-146 New Bond Street, London W1S 2PF

Free entry

www.chihuly.com
www.halcyongallery.com

The new exhibition by Dale Chihuly is open at Halcyon Gallery. Dale Chihuly: Beyond the Object sees the American artist respond to the interior architecture of the building – transforming the New Bond Street gallery space with his distinctive hand-blown glass sculptures.