Tag: contemporary

Petra Cortright: Pale Coil Cold Angel at Nahmad Projects until 20 July 2018

Solo exhibition by Petra Cortright featuring works in 2D, 3D, and video. The artist presents stone sculptures for the first time in the form of three works carved from white Carrara marble, with a six-metre wide quadriptych being the largest painting by the artist to date. 🎨

A video installation is the latest in her “painting video” series. Cortright is a twenty-first century painter using contemporary tools. The Los Angeles-based artist is a celebrated member of a diffuse group known as “post internet” artists, who explore the effect of digital culture on the development of fine art.

After a series of critically acclaimed webcam performances distributed on YouTube, the artist consolidated her practice by using Photoshop to make paintings using brushes and images mined from internet search engines. Her use of platforms like Pinterest subverts traditionally gender normative content such as flowers and interiors, freeing this imagery into expansive digital landscapes.

The title of the show is also drawn from search terms used online. A final painting is a captured still from a master file that could be modified endlessly, so while her two-dimensional objects are static, they suggest dynamic change in reference to their source.


Nahmad Projects, 2 Cork Street, London W1S 3LB

10am – 6pm Monday – Friday

Free entry

The APART London Winter Exhibition @ The Old Sorting Office / until Thursday 20th December 2012


Doors: 11:00 – 19:00

@ The Old Sorting Office, 222 – 224 Westbourne Grove, London W11 2RH

Free entry


Apart was opened by Adrian Palengat in London in December 1999. Known for its early work with a significant number of established artists and for its playful, pop influenced eye, the gallery has more recently become known for its overseas show programme, with its shows in Europe, Asia and the United States. The gallery has operated as a fulltime popup since 2006.

100 Word Exhibition @ 47 Tanner St / Tuesday 4th December 2012


11:00 – 19:00

@ 47-49 Tanner street,

Entry: £FREE


What are Beddow ‘n’ Battini’s new exhibition? well here let me get them to tell you.

What can you say about London in 100 words? Enough to say how you got there. Enough to say why you stayed, why you left. Enough to reply to what it said to you. Aim? To speak about London, but London spoke to us; You are Londoners, but there is much of me that you don’t understand. We looked further than we had before. Confirmed what we knew; things we didn’t. Then wrote it in 100 words so you could follow our tracks, return anything we missed, and anything you find yourselves. Here are the things that they brought back.

The Climax of an ongoing Project.
Writers sent out around london to special locations! Create stories with interesting plots and characters.

The City of London to 100 WORDS!

Visual Artist take theses stories and characters and make Narrative/Sequential based Illustration from the writers Genius! and Wala! we have your Typical/Unique BnB Exhibition mix!

Sponsored by O2thinkbig and in union with Southwark Arts Council, this will be BeddownBattini’s [bnb] most exciting event to date, boasting a host of interaction where the stories of each artist’s progression and writer’s journeys are told through visual arts, multiplatforms and Augmented Reality.

If you have a Smart phone, Tablet or a device that can download apps bring them along! you’re going to need a companion pilgrimage to London, hosted by London’s Unique Story telling Collective.

Crane.tv Curates: One Room, Three Global Names @ St Martins Lane Hotel / Until 30th January 2012


Doors: 11am – 8pm
(Monday – Sunday)

St Martins Lane Hotel
45 St Martin’s Lane
London, WC2N 4HX

Entry: £Free


A unique collaboration, Crane.tv Curates: One Room, Three Global Names invites the public into the personal world of Crane.tv at The Front Room, St Martins Lane Hotel from Monday 9th January until Monday 30th January.

The series, starting with Sir Terence Conran, famed for transforming the look of the British home will be showcasing his most loved work from his retrospective at London’s Design Museum. The following week, artist Kate MccGwire will present a cabinet of curiosities, objects, which she has collected over the years that continue to inspire her work. Closing the week is digital artist and founder of ‘Universal Everything’ Matt Pyke who will exhibit digital wonders like ultraviolet trees grown out of mathematical formulas and 3D-printed figurines borne from code.

The unique and insightful installations will be presented next to a state-of-the-art series of films, created by Crane.tv, showcasing intimate profiles of the chosen artists to give the viewer an insight into the process and inspirations behind their celebrated careers.

9th January – Sir Terence Conran
16th January – Kate MccGwire
23rd January – Matt Pyke

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Goldfish Salvation by Riusuke Fukahori @ ICN Gallery / Monday 9th January 2012


12:00 – 19:00

11:00 – 19:00

@ ICN Cafe, 96 – 98 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4RH


ICN gallery is contemporary art gallery based in London that actively seeks to showcase and share with the UK public upcoming & young contemporary artists from Japan and other Asian countries.

Current Exhibition: Goldfish Salvation by Riusuke Fukahori

Artist Riusuke Fukahori’s London debut exhibition “Goldfish Salvation” transforms ICN gallery into the world of goldfish. When struggling with artistic vision, Fukahori’s pet goldfish became his inspiration and ever since his passion and lifelong theme. His unique style of painting uses acrylic on clear resin which is poured into containers, resulting in a three-dimensional appearance and lifelike vitality. This exhibition features twenty new painting works by this leading Japanese contemporary artist.

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Mr Brainwash exhibition @ The Opera Gallery / 6th-31st October 2011


Opening hours:
Monday-Saturday: 10am – 7pm
Sundays: 1pm – 7pm

@ The Opera Gallery
134 New Bond Street,
London, W1S 2TF

Entry: £Free

www.operagallery.com / www.mrbrainwash.com

Mr Brainwash launches new street art show in London.

The work of street artist Mr Brainwash, real name Thierry Guetta, is the subject of a new exhibition at London’s Opera Gallery. The French-born artist came to prominence after being featured in Banksy’s Oscar-nominated documentary Exit Through The Gift Shop.

Los Angeles-based Guetta has collaborated closely with Banksy, leading to some speculation that he is a cover for the notoriously enigmatic street artist. Initially the subject matter of Exit Through The Gift Shop, the self-protective Banksy eventually turned the camera on amateur film-maker Guetta.

The Opera Gallery London has a collection of contemporary and modern painting and sculpture, displaying a permanent collection of the most renowned international artists, and special exhibitions every two months.

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PINTA Art Fair London @ Earls Court Exhibition Centre / 7 – 9 June 2011


Tue – Wed: 1pm – 9pm
Thur: 1pm – 8pm

@ Earls Court Exhibition Centre
Warwick Road
London, SW5 9TA

Entry: £15 General Admission
Student £8 / Groups (8+) £12


PINTA is a unique event that takes place annually – participating galleries have the opportunity of exhibiting and selling the best of Latin American art. After its first successful London edition, and four editions in New York City, PINTA is opening its second show in London.

The fair organisers have invited the most prestigious galleries from the United States, Latin America and Europe to participate in this event. Thus, PINTA will be an exclusive fair which will include the participation of fifty select art galleries showing museum-quality works representative of abstract, concrete, neo-concrete, kinetic and conceptual art, as well as of other contemporary art movements.

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FUTURE EVENT: The King & The Minotaur @ Labyrinth Gallery / 8th-30th April 2011


Doors: 7pm -12am

@ Labyrinth Gallery
The Courtyard
7 St Pancras Way
King’s Cross
London, NW1 0PB

Entry: £7


A unique collection of art and performance is hidden away amongst the corridors and chambers of this surreal Gallery. Step into the Labyrinth to engage not only with works of art but also with a rare piece of architecture that would otherwise be cut off from public access. An 1850’s barn forms the structure which governs the route. Those who venture inside have only the transformed space to guide them.

A retreat from the chaos of the city; a place for introspection and investigation – visitors can find refuge in the space, or choose to be challenged by it.

Works of art including contemporary dance, film, theatre and sculpture lie hidden within the Labyrinth,waiting to be discovered.

The King & The Minotaur has been created by Wignall & Moore.

Exhibition launches on 8th April 2011.


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