Gallery run 8th December

Battersea Park, Hyde Park.

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Magnus Plessen at White Cube with painted portraits of him and pregnant wife.

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Zaha Hadid at the Winton Gallery of the Science Museum.

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Richard Oelze at Michael Werner with slightly surreal landscapes.

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Zaha Hadid early paintings at Serpentine Gallery. This is London with a skewed viewpoint in the artist’s customary (as we discover) style.

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Gavin Turk with his famous blue plaque given pride of place in Newport Street Gallery. There is plenty more and a great show.

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Huma Bhabha at Stephen Friedman with carved polystyrene figures.

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Lee Friedlander at Pace Gallery with an ironic take on the subject object relationship in photography. It’s his shadow not mine!

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Peter Peri at Almine Rech with circular heads on the bronzes made of cast tape rolls and loo rolls.

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David Shrigley of Stephen Friedman Gallery exhibiting on the 4th plinth.

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Gallery run 24th March

Drawing by David Shrigley and Keren Cytter. A simple but effective film and miniature sculptures in a show called Junkie. Lastly, yellow voids.141
At Pace Gallery. Wang Guangle presents much brighter vods than the black openings in earlier work. The X shape comes from successive layering.

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Keren Cytter, Ocean, at Pilar Corrias. Much of the art making paraphernalia becomes subject matter along with the animals and organisms expected from the title.

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David Shrigley at Stephen Friedman.

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David Shrigley, my favourite in the 2013 Turner Prize shortlist, exhibiting at Stephen Friedman. 4th plinth commission is on its way later in the year.

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This lovely little video piece looks like micro-organisms being gently wafted around in a fluid. Tiny points of light beat rhythmically. But it is actually the artist’s own heartbeat and the moving points of light, we are told, come from a glitzy reflective top that moves gently to the rhythm.

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Jac Leirner at White Cube with a show called Junkie. The spirit levels are still present in the new show and now mixed with drug paraphernalia. The tiny head is made of cocaine.