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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.

Friday, February 7 2014

United Visual Artists (UVA): Momentum @ Barbican Art Gallery / from 13th February – 1st June 2014

United Visual Artists UVA - Momentum at Barbican Art GalleryTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Art Gallery
Daily 10:00-18:00 (Thu-Fri until 21:00)

The Curve
Daily 11:00-20:00 (Thu-Fri until 21:00)

@ Barbican Art Gallery, Level 3, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS

Free entry

United Visual Artists invites you to experience a carefully choreographed sequence of light, sound and movement, which responds to the unique space of the Curve. Explore the installation at your own pace and discover how your perception of time and space change.

UVA is an art practice that use design processes to combine a wide range of disciplines including sculpture, installation, live performance and architecture.

Tuesday, January 28 2014

Hannah Höch @ Whitechapel Gallery / until 23th March 2014

Hannah Höch at Whitechapel GalleryTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Mon closed
Tue-Sun 11:00-18:00 (until 21:00 Thur)

@ Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX

Tickets: £10 book online

Hannah Höch was an artistic and cultural pioneer. A member of Berlin’s Dada movement in the 1920s, she was a driving force in the development of 20th century collage.

Splicing together images taken from fashion magazines and illustrated journals, she created a humorous and moving commentary on society during a time of tremendous social change.

Höch was admired by contemporaries such as George Grosz, Theo van Doesburg and Kurt Schwitters, yet was often overlooked by traditional art history.

As the first major exhibition of her work in Britain, the show puts this inspiring figure in the spotlight.

Thursday, January 23 2014

Nettie Wakefield: Solo Exhibition ‘Reversed’ @ Rook & Raven Gallery / until 6th February 2014

Nettie Wakefield Solo Exhibition Reversed at Rook and Raven GalleryTIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Tue-Fri: 11:00-18:30
Sat 11:00-17:00

@ Rook & Raven Gallery, 7 Rathbone Place, London W1T 1HN

Free entry

www.rookandraven.co.uk

Nettie Wakefield is a strikingly talented young artist with an acute eye for detail. Wakefield’s reverse portraits evoke a sense of intrigue and the unbeknownst, setting an imaginary boundary between the artist and viewer.

By conceptualising the most traditional of methods, the artist has made the familiar unfamiliar, inducing unique and abstracted sensibilities into an otherwise ordinary practice.

 

Monday, January 6 2014

Bill Woodrow RA: A Cut Above @ Royal Academy of Arts / until 16th February 2014

Bill Woodrow RA - A Cut Above at Royal Academy of ArtsTIME AND PLACE:

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

@ Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD

Tickets: £8 book online

www.royalacademy.org.uk

This exhibition presents the first comprehensive survey of work by the sculptor Bill Woodrow RA. Comprising around 50 works, the exhibition spans Woodrow’s entire career and explores the themes of his oeuvre from the early 1970s to the present day, highlighting his humour and inventiveness and underpinning his influential role in contemporary sculpture. The exhibition is held in Burlington Gardens, the Royal Academy’s new venue for contemporary art.