Azeri Art @ Gazelli

Amongst dozens of white-cube style Mayfair galleries filled with contemporary, modern and old-master art that predominantly originates from Europe and North America, one of the exhibition spaces has been taken over by work from a location that does not often become part of the conversation of the London art scene. her shey qayidacaq* at Gazelli […]

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Gallery Girl meets Cairo Clarke

In the space of just one year Cairo Clarke has held a week long series of performance based exhibitions at Yinka Shonibare’s Guest Projects, collaborated with London’s Art Night and organised a show at Century Club in Soho. Gallery Girl spoke with Clarke about her curatorial approach, the artists she works with and her plans […]

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Alex Da Corte @ Josh Lilley

Somewhere in the heart of Fitzrovia lies a gallery that has been given a psychedelic makeover. Neon signs, fluorescent lighting and 90s style box-televisions have taken over the traditional gallery environment so that not an inch of white wall space at Josh Lilley remains in sight. This surreal utopia is what makes up BAD LAND, […]

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Wim Wenders @ The Photographer’s Gallery

 “[Polaroids] are all about present tense…powerfully present, unrepeatable, one of a kind.” – Wim Wenders  The current exhibition of Polaroids taken by Wim Wenders between the 1960s and 1980s at the Photographer’s Gallery in London is a gentle love letter to the mode of instant photography first produced in 1948. Across two floors of the […]

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Gallery Girl meets Afruz Amighi

The drawings and sculptures that comprise Afruz Amighi’s current exhibition Echo’s Chamber at Sophia Contemporary in London were inspired by the permanent collections housed inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. A result of an urge to move the Greco-Roman sculptures out of the Museum’s sunlit atrium and swap them with their Oceanic […]

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Rose Wylie @ Serpentine Sackler

Many of us will have memories of going to the river to feed the ducks as children. It might seem apt then, that Rose Wylie’s current exhibition at the Serpentine Sackler in the middle of Hyde Park, and a stone’s throw from the Serpentine River, has been titled Quack Quack. Rose Wylie received her MA […]

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Latif Al Ani @ Coningsby

Imagine Iraq between the years 1950 and 1970. What does it look like to you? In the west our idea of the country is of a hostile place, ravaged with war. But Iraq is an ancient place. Historically, what we now know as Iraq was Mesopotamia, it was known as the cradle of civilisation, where […]

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