The Best of London Art Fair 2014: 32 Artworks

According to their newsletter which I received on my mail this week, over 30,000 people have visited the London Art Fair 2014. A good number of galleries are also saying that they’ve had fantastic sales on all price points. Great news all in all and a really great…

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Come and See: Jake and Dinos Chapman at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery

I’ve been told many times by friends that the Chapman brothers are overrated. Whatever. I know for a fact that I am always entertained, provoked, perplexed every time I see an exhibition from this duo – with all the flurry of emotions when I see great art. Even in the…

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Blogger's Event on Castiliogne: the Lost Genius - Queen's Gallery, Royal Collection

Castiliogne? Does the name ring a bell? For the Blogger’s Event held at the Queen’s gallery, Buckingham Palace, Senior curator of Prints and Drawings Martin Clayton sat down and asked me whether I knew Castiliogne. I was in fact invited to this event, the first of its kind…

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Li Songsong: We Have Betrayed the Revolution, Pace Gallery (until Nov 9)

Li Songsong’s exhibition at thePace Gallery is just simply superb. I am actually campaigning to have this exhibition extended because it’s that good. Even Ai Weiwei himself has given his stamp of approval by writing two essays about this artist in the show catalogue. For this show, Li…

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Ten Royal British Society of Sculptors Bursary Award Winners 2013

Frieze is here! But before you get into that Frieze pandemonium mode again, you have two days to visit the Bursary Awards 2013 exhibition at the Royal British Society of Sculptors. Before Frieze, please do check out the works of some of the top emerging contemporary sculptors chosen by RBS.…

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Sarah Morris: Bye Bye Brazil and Marcius Galan: Geometric Progression - White Cube Bermondsey

Hello, I’m back from a five month blogging hiatus. I’ve seen a lot of exhibits these past few months but never had a chance to write about them – like Anthony Caro’s Park Avenue series at the Gagosian gallery and the amazing Souzou: Outside Art from Japan at…

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Pedro Reyes - Disarm: Make Music, Not War

If John Lennon’s song Imagine can be transformed into a visual language, it would be something like this Disarm exhibition at the Lisson gallery. I think Pedro Reyes’ weapons-cum-musical instruments really tune into what is probably the closest thing I’ve ever seen visual arts do to call for…

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Design Museum: Seven Category winners - Design of the Year 2013 Awards

The ‘Designs of the Year’ winners have just been announced – covering seven categories in the field of architecture, product, fashion, digital, fashion, transport and graphics. Some of my favourite designs did not win – like Heatherwick’s Olympic cauldron or Olafur Eliasson’s Little Sun – but this does not diminish the…

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Spinning Yarn: Pae White: Too Much Night, Again at the South London Gallery

Whether it be smoke image tapestry or works that defy the lines between applied and fine art  multi-media artist Pae White never fails to craft temporal artworks into monumental pieces. In her new exhibition ‘Too Much Night, Again’ at the South London Gallery, the American artist has transformed the main…

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27 of my Favourite Artworks from the @Art13 London Fair

Art 13 – the new contemporary art fair that graced London this week was a success: Artinfo reports the positive sales incurred during the show and it signals a bright future for this art newcomer. For me, despite not seeing the presence of major London galleries here, what I really enjoyed…

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