Nudes @ Sadie Coles

The bare body has been a constant subject of representation in visual culture across all cultures throughout history. Nearly always described as nude and nearly never as naked, the unclothed human figure has both captivated and divided audiences for centuries. In their spring exhibition at Davies Street in London Sadie Coles HQ uses the work […]

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Fred Wilson @ Pace

‘You can’t forget anything that hurt so badly, went so deep, and changed the world forever.’ Curation is an artform. Putting together objects and artworks in order to tell a story or reveal something that might previously have been hidden is a skill that is often overlooked. In Fred Wilson’s Afro Kismet exhibition at Pace […]

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Chikako Yamashiro @ White Rainbow

  Japan is famous for its breathtaking nature. Cherry blossoms, mountains, cranes; the image most people of the country is of a serene, gentle place, where everything is delicate and beautiful. In Chikako Yamashiro’s exhibition Shapeshifter at White Rainbow in London the viewer is exposed to the natural side of Japan, but it is not […]

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Basma Alsharif @ Mosaic Rooms

We are sick with an illness that cannot be cured If only I can alleviate the pain That I have myself created in you A pain that only you can relieve me of So that we will never be free Basma Alsharif’s trio of film installations at the Mosaic Rooms is a delicate and sensual […]

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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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