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Gallery run 13th February
Bram Bogart at White Cube with really thick paint, plus other extenders.
Dorothea Tanning at Alison Jacques with the gorilla and bike used as symbols arrested evolution and contemplative travel.
Jordon Wolfson at Sadie Coles with animations on spinning fan blades. The blades are invisible (except on the photograph) and provide the support or substrate for the hologram image to be formed on.
James Turrell at Pace Gallery London with striking light pieces.
France Lise McGurn at Simon Lee with colourful figurative works.
Flowers and graffiti on the Regents Canal towpath.
Christine Rebet at Parasol Unit with animated drawings.
Basil Beattie at Hales Gallery with great abstract work from the early 80’s.
Hertford Union Canal.
Gallery run 7th February
Stan Douglas at Victoria Miro Gallery. Split-screen film with two narratives.
A returning astronaut occupies two realities simultaneously. One is hostile one is friendly.
Kings Cross cranes.
Li Qing at Almine Rech with double-paintings (amongst other works) which suggest “this” or “that” of various experiences.
Melvin Edwards at Stephen Friedman. Metal chains, locks , and here barbed wire symbolise imprisonment and containment, pertinent especially to slavery.
Hedda Sterne at Victoria Miro Gallery with horizontally divided paintings suggestive of seascapes with added layers to complete the composition.
Isa Genzken at Hauser And Wirth with an in-flight experience.
Alina Szapocznikow at Hauser And Wirth with resin sculptures depicting human forms and states.
An My Le at Marian Goodman Gallery with photos that evolved from Vietnamese photo- journalism, focussing on politics.
Massimo Bartolini at Frith Street Gallery with a sound organ artwork. The rotating drum yanks at pull-chords for loud blasts and catches hanging metal strips for delicate chimes.
Gallery run 29th January
Leake Street, love the different fonts.
Joe Bradley at Gagosian London with vivid abstract piece in a group show.
Edward Ruscha at Gagosian London with a painting of a blown out truck tyre on an open road.
Edward Hopper at Gagosian London in a group show.
Duan Hanson sculpture at Gagosian London. It really does make you do a double-take even with the expectation of seeing such a piece.
Josh Blackwell at Kate MacGarry with artworks made from bags that have been joined together into single artworks, perhaps using a hot press.
Katy Moran at Stuart Shave Modern Art showing abstracts that have used repurposed old paintings as a source of paintable surface and perhaps also of inspiration and context.
Rubem Valentim at Approach Gallery with sculpture and paintings that develop a Brazilian symbolism.
Josh Brand with quirky photographs at Herald Street.
Gallery run 23rd January
Richard Artschwager at Gagosian !!!
Alex Katz at Timothy Taylor.
Ruth Asawa at David Zwirner. She studied at Black Mountain College and developed these intricately woven sculptures.
Benode Behari Mukherjee at David Zwirner with drawings and collages made after he went blind in the late 50’s.
Adam Buick at Corvi Mora as part of Condo Art.
Juha Pekka Matias Laakkonen at Corvi Mora with a woven rope floor sculpture.
Pae White at Corvi Mora with a vivid. Embroidered, fabric artwork.
Ellen Gronemeyer at Greengrassi with delicate paintings.
Gallery run 16th January
Hertford Union Canal.
Joanna Billing at Hollybush Gardens with a film in which a dance troupe carried heavy glass panels. These drew attention to the concrete block architecture of Raslatt in Sweden.
Paul Anthony Harford at Sadie Coles, Condo Art with drawings that have occasional surreal scenes.
Lucie Stahl at Sadie Coles, Condo Art with resin-covered collages.
Christian Flamm at Sadie Coles, Condo Art.
Jos De Gruyter and Harald Thys at Sadie Coles, Condo Art.
Alex Israel at Gagosian with thought images.
Sofia Mitsola at Pilar Corrias, Condo Art with simplified female figures painted large scale.
Sedrick Chisom at Pilar Corrias, Condo Art with painted canvas scrolls.
Gallery run 8th January
Abigail Fallis on The Line sculpture trail by the River Lea.
Some DIY sculpture on the Regents Canal.
Raphaela Simon at Michael Werner with simple-looking but complex paintings. Also, interesting sewn sculptures of figures.
Antony Gormley at Thaddaeus Ropac with a figure embedded amongst the interlocking rods.
Joseph Beuys at Thaddaeus Ropac.
Valie Export at Thaddaeus Ropac in a show featuring her 1980 Venice Biennale works.
Marcin Maciejowski with acerbic commentary on art appreciation, delivered in nicely painted images.
Gabriela Giroletti at Bloomberg New Contemporaries showing at South London Gallery.
Yulia Losilzon at Bloomberg New Contemporaries in South London Gallery.
Gallery run 18th December
The Old Kent Road tank has had a new paint job. Photographed at the beginning of today’s run. Thank you @julianlowepaintings for telling me about the new paint job.
Egg-shaped sculpture by the River Lee. Who is the artist?
Ed Baynard at Stephen Friedman Gallery with stylised still-lifes.
Jessi Reaves at Herald Street with re-purposed household items elevated to high art.
Bruce Conner at Thomas Dane Gallery with rapidly changing images, some forming coherent sequences others seemingly random.
Ana Jotta at Greengrassi with intriguing combinations of objects that also have a theatrical feel to them.
Glenn Sorensen of Corvi Mora with images that seem like glimpses of nature.
Chris Gilvan Cartwright at Bloomberg New Contempories.
Xiuching Tsay at Bloomberg New Contempories.
Gallery run 11th December
Richard Forster at Timothy Taylor with photorealistic drawings.
Jockum Nordstrom at David Zwirner with a shadow display of moving figures.
Kara Walker at Sprueth Magers with cutouts and films that have used them.
Leo Villareal at Pace Gallery with vivid images on giant LED displays.
Guy Ben Ner at Sadie Coles with a lighthearted mimed film to the soundtrack of Spielberg’s War of the Worlds.
Antony Gormley of White Cube with block-based figurative sculpture.
Helen Johnson at Pilar Corrias with paintings containing layered imagery.
Roy Oxlade at Alison Jacques Gallery with imaginative and interesting paintings.
Gallery run 5th December
William Blake at Tate Britain. From Dante’s Divine Comedy. At the gates of Purgatory
Drinking Fountain by Alison Wilding in Rathbone Square, London.
James Welling of Maureen Paley with digital photographs of ancient Roman and Greek artefacts. The photos themselves have been “aged” through their own printing process.
John Cage artefact (a famous one) at the Whitechapel Gallery.
Leo Fitzmaurice in the City Sculpture In The City.
Jyll Bradley Sculpture In The City.
A contemporary sculpture with bag over the head as depicted in various photos of recent wars. By Reza Aramesh Sculpture In The City.
Saroj Patel at Tension Fine Art showing also with Becky Lyon. Organic plant-like forms.