Posts tagged Exhibitions
A Review of Slippage at The Post_Institute, Brixton, London

The corpus of postmodern abstraction and contemporary gambits on show demonstrated a clear hypothesis: the increasingly discursive fabric of painting in the expanded field. Drawing from this open legacy is the inaugural show of The Post_Institute, Slippage: Performative Utterances in Painting, an exhibition of five artists which similarly educes the hermeneutics of painting and its increasingly heterogeneous vernacular.

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A Review of Oceans Without Surfers, Cowboys Without Marlboros at PM/AM, London

Situated on the Old Marylebone Road, the white facade of the West London gallery PM/AM juxtaposes the surrounding red brick buildings. The gallery's white neon sign is reminiscent - not in a sleazy sense - of those found in the red light district of Amsterdam. It's punchy, memorable and certainly entices you into their space. Originally a garage for collectable cars, the interior remains

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The 'Closer to the Veg' Exhibition at the Fitzroy Park Allotments, London

The ordered chaos of the Fitzroy Park Allotments on the edge of Hampstead Heath has lately been invaded. It has been besieged by a series of installations and site-specific artworks in an exhibition entitled Closer To The Veg, so that it's now overrun with the likes of ring-necked parakeets. So different is this exhibition curated by Olga Mackenzie and Sasha Galitzine that it's drawn many curious Londoners to see work by 16 artists. 

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A Review of Painting Made Me Do It at The Dot Project in Chelsea, London

Painting Made Me Do It is a group show focused on the physical act of painting with ideas drawn from Michael Blackwood’s documentary A Life Lived about Philip Guston. It features work from Hannah Bays, Asger Harbou Gjerdevik, George Little and Jessie Makinson - all of which have attracted serious interest across the London art world from the likes of  Saatchi and Marcus Harvey of Turps Banana. 

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