James Richards, Requests and Antisongs

James Richards, Rosebud 2013, James Richards and Leslie Thornton, Crossing, Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, 2017 and Requests and Antisongs, Book, Sternberg Press, 2016 James Richards talks about his processes of collaging together digital fragments to create immersive audiovisual installations. “I was really into making an exhibition space where there would be nothing to look at”. Combining fragments of… Continue reading James Richards, Requests and Antisongs

Ports 1961, Pre-Fall 2017

Ports 1961,  Pre-Fall 2017, London, 2017 Ports 1961 is one of those sleeper labels, which, once discovered, women tend to be evangelically enthusiastic—if not, quietly smug—about wearing. Since Natasa Cagalj took over the direction of the womenswear here, she’s been developing a set of strengths—the things she does with shirts, pants, knitwear, and coats, in… Continue reading Ports 1961, Pre-Fall 2017

Christopher Kane Fall 2016, Ready To Wear, London

 Christopher Kane, Ready To Wear, Fall 2016, London “Our mum used to embarrass us when she picked us up from school wearing one of those plastic rain hats,” said Tammy Kane, Christopher Kane’s sister. The very private world of the Kanes and their memories of growing up outside Glasgow in the ’90s will always inform Christopher… Continue reading Christopher Kane Fall 2016, Ready To Wear, London

Martine Syms, Fact and Trouble, ICA London, Exhibition

Martine Syms, Fact and Trouble, Lessons I-XXX, 2014, Motivational Text Message and Installation View of Fact and Trouble, 2016 Fact & Trouble is an exhibition by American artist Martine Syms that examines the space between lived  experience and its representation. Syms’s video series Lessons (ongoing), on view at the ICA, is a long, incomplete poem in… Continue reading Martine Syms, Fact and Trouble, ICA London, Exhibition

Seventeen Gallery, London

Co-founder of Seventeen Gallery, Hoyland, came to London from Shropshire to study at Chelsea College of Art & Design. “I wanted to be a ground-breaking performance artist.” Instead, in the late 1990s he went to work at Coskun Fine Art in Knightsbridge, run by Gul Coskun: “High heels, short skirts and Warhols. The hardest-working woman… Continue reading Seventeen Gallery, London

Wilkinson Gallery, London

After cutting his curating teeth running a project space for three years based in the front room of his Paddington Flat, Anthony Wilkinson opened his first gallery behind an unshowy grey façade on Cambridge Heath Road in 1998, at a time when you could still count the number of commercial galleries in the area on… Continue reading Wilkinson Gallery, London

Hauser & Wirth, Art Gallery

Hauser & Wirth is a gallery of contemporary art and modern masters, with locations in Zurich, London, New York, Somerset and Los Angeles. Hauser & Wirth was founded in Zurich in 1992 by Iwan Wirth, Manuela Wirth and Ursula Hauser. In 1996, the gallery’s first permanent location, Hauser & Wirth Zürich, opened in the former… Continue reading Hauser & Wirth, Art Gallery

Artist: Mark Leckey

Mark Leckey, From the Exhibition, See We Assemble, 2013 Mark Leckeyis a British artist, working with collage art, music and video. His found art and found footage pieces span several videos, most notably Fiorucci Made Me Hardcore (1999) and Industrial Lights and Magic (2008), for which he won the 2008 Turner Prize. Through a multi-disciplinary practice… Continue reading Artist: Mark Leckey

Exhibition: Takesada Matsutani, A Matrix

Takesada Matsutani, A Matrix, 2013 Takesada Matsutani A Matrix, 18 May – 27 July 2013 Hauser & Wirth London, Savile Row This will be the gallery’s first solo show with Osaka-born, Paris-based artist, Takesada Matsutani and also marks the first time his works will be shown in the UK. ‘A Matrix’ features never before seen… Continue reading Exhibition: Takesada Matsutani, A Matrix

Isa Genzken, Hauser & Wirth London, Sawille Row

Isa Genzken, 15 November 2012-12 January 2013, Hauser & Wirth London,Savile Row “I have always said that with any sculpture you have to be able to say, although this is not a ready-made, it could be one. That’s what a sculpture has to look like. It must have a certain relation to reality”.  Isa Genzken in conversation… Continue reading Isa Genzken, Hauser & Wirth London, Sawille Row

Exhibition: Bjarne Melgaard, A House to Die In, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

Bjarne Melgaard, From the Exhibition, A House to Die In, 2012 A House to Die In, 25 September – 18 November, 2012 Institute of Contemporary Arts, London A House to Die In is New York based Norwegian artist Bjarne Melgaard’s first solo exhibition in the UK. The Lower and Upper Galleries feature two of his collaborative projects, which investigate the dynamics… Continue reading Exhibition: Bjarne Melgaard, A House to Die In, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London