David Medalla, who pioneered kinetic art, has died at the age of 82. Born in Manila, Philippines, he was admitted to Columbia University at 14 and later moved to the United Kingdom in the 60s.
Curated by Artvisor’s director, Nico Epstein, Polaroids/Composites features a brand new body of work, and a selected highlights drawn from recent years by Cyrus Mahboubian.
Works by recent graduates from the main London art schools shine in Saatchi Gallery's latest large-scale exhibition.
The Portuguese artist offers a totalising incubation and transformation of the Whitechapel’s East Wing comission space.
We take a look at some of the museums, galleries and exhibitions in the capital that we're most looking forward to visiting again.
Last week’s Contemporary Art sales at Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips saw established names achieving stellar results. William Kentridge’s The Pool set a record for a work on paper at the hammer price £447,000 at Sotheby’s on Wednesday. At Christie’s the day before, Gerhard Richter’s Musa (2009) achieved £1,031,250, a world record for a tapestry by...
In our world of the digital and the concrete, the sight of high-rises and fluorescent screens have left us thirsty for green space as well as headspace. By returning to the dynamic forms of nature and humanity, British artists Nicholas Johnson and Rory Menage offer us reprieve from the monotony of technological precision. Fantasies of...
Tumultuous global relations, the consolidation of the technological revolution and an ever-louder call for populist ideologies have guaranteed 2019 to significantly develop from the status quo of 2018. Whilst artists and institutions are being urged to reflect on and contribute to the current socio-political zeitgeist, the question remains: how is the contemporary art world responding?...
Founded: London, January 1998 Current Exhibition: ‘The Enchanted Room: Modern Works from the Pinacoteca di Brera,’ Estorick Collection, 24 January 2018 - 8 April 2018 The only gallery in Britain devoted to Italian modernism has just celebrated its twentieth anniversary. To mark this momentous occasion, the museum has curated an exhibition with works from one [...]