Art

Blue Chicken flies into Trafalgar Square

Blue Chicken flies into Trafalgar Square

The latest sculpture on the fourth plinth at Trafalgar Square is certainly colourful.  Katharina Fritch’s 14ft (4.3m) work has now been unveiled, not without controversy.  You either love it or hate it, but the rooster is keeping a careful watch on Nelson.  Perhaps in reality it would be better outside Tate Modern where is could […]

Saatchi sale

Charles Saatchi is auctioning some of his larger artworks in October to help fund the continuing success of his gallery in Chelsea.  It should be worth going to the viewing just to see this collection of art.  Read More… Tweet

Lowry at the Tate – too sombre

Lowry at the Tate – too sombre

A large exhibition at Tate Britain, but sadly it was not completely representational.  As Brian Sewell in his review in the Evening Standard commented, a suggestion that he was on par with the best French artists of his day is a little overdone, and this appears to have influenced the selection of paintings.  While all […]

Have You Seen Me Here Before?

Have You Seen Me Here Before?

Again at the Whitechapel Gallery, complimentary to the Spirit of Utopia exhibition is this small exhibition from the Collection Sandretto Re Rebaudengo. It includes a range of colourful work from leading international artists, as part of the Gallery’s ongoing programme showing rarely-seen public and private collections. Read More…. . Tweet

What is the future? Spirit of Utopia at the Whitechapel Gallery

What is the future? Spirit of Utopia at the Whitechapel Gallery

The main galleries at the Whitechapel have been taken over by ten artists and collectives from around the world who are seeking suggesting answers to the future of the economy, the environment and society itself, asking, ‘what if?’  Inevitably some are optimistic; some pessimistic, but generally they are thought-provoking.  The installations include a live studio […]