All posts tagged gallery

Ultra Vie/ David Hockney

Review: David Hockney Exhibition

The David Hockney exhibition at the Tate Britain has been the fastest selling showcase in the Gallery’s history and displays over 250 works from his long, and diverse, artistic career. […]

Josie Durney/edwinonwalls

Edwin & Dont Fret: THE DISTINCT SOUND OF LAUGHTER IN THE DISTANCE

Art. What is it? Cue the pretentious discussion on art is life, life is art. But hold up. I live in Bethnal Green and on my walk to the station […]

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Victoria Miro Gallery Presents Njideka Akunyili Crosby: Portals

Njideka Akunyili Crosby, a Los Angeles-based artist who relocated from Nigeria to the USA when she was sixteen, intuitively draws on historical, political and personal references within her artwork. This […]

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‘On the Verge of Insanity’, An Exhibition

Over the summer I visited Amsterdam and coincided my visit with a trip to the Van Gogh Museum to see their recent exhibition On the Verge of Insanity. The exhibition combines his works with pieces documenting the development and presence of his illness including the doctor’s note when he cut off his ear and the supposed gun he shot himself with. One of the most powerful effects of an exhibition is that it presents to you a train of thought to piece the works along and map the connections between a lifetime of art; so here is my run-down of the exhibition.

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The Magic of Graphic Design

London is well-known for its various connections with Harry Potter. Tourists and Londoners alike rush to Kings Cross’s makeshift 9 and ¾ platform every September 1st, Leadenhall Market was the […]

MJ Colegate

Review/Interview: MJ Colegate’s ‘Repeat After Me’

MJ Colegate’s installation ‘Repeat After Me’ is displayed in a temporary window directly facing the Whitechapel Gallery. The project seeks to address audiences directly, singling people out of the dense […]

Josie Durney

REVIEW: TATE MODERN NEW WING

One of the key events in this year’s art calendar was the opening weekend of the new wing of the Tate Modern (17th-19th June). The new building called the Switch […]

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Have smartphones/social media ruined the gallery experience?

One of the things that I could not help notice during my experience at the Yayoi Kusama exhibition in the Victoria Miro gallery was the presence of smart phones. The […]

Tate Angles

Indefinite Angles: Finding the Familiar in Modern Art

Consuming art is a funny old thing. Connecting with a painting, a sculpture – anything really – is an intensely intimate experience to go through. Here is something made by […]