Carsten Holler @ Hayward Gallery

Of course, the London sky decided to have a torrential downpour on the day that I had booked my ticket to see the Carsten Holler survey at the Hayward Gallery. The rain led to the slides and flying machines being closed and the friends who had booked to go in the same slot as me […]

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Pipilotti Rist @ Hayward Gallery

Currently outside the Southbank’s Hayward Gallery are dozens of pairs of white underpants hanging on multiple washing lines, lighting up at night like fairy lights. These undergarments are the work of Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist whose video art is currently on display inside the gallery. I became acquainted with the artists work on a visit […]

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George Condo @ Hayward Gallery

The Southbank Centre’s Hayward Gallery is currently hosting the first major retrospective of New Yorker George Condo. Showcasing work spanning three decades, beginning in 1982, the appropriately titled ‘Mental States’ juxtaposes raw emotion with the fantastical and grotesque. The show is set out thematically, with three foci: portraiture, abstract figuration and mania and melancholy. Condo, the […]

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