Gavin Turk @ Newport Street

The Gavin Turk retrospective at Newport Street Gallery asks all the fundamental questions about modern art. Who? What? When? Where? How? Why? They are all covered in the show’s title, however, I personally don’t think that either Turk or his audience has found the answers just yet. Turk’s oeuvre is an explorative one. References to […]

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Jeff Koons @ Pompidou Centre

Jeff Koons is the king of the American contemporary art world. His work is bright and controversial. He has had a career that has spanned over three decades that was the subject of a major retrospective show at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York last year. It has now come to the […]

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Duchamp @ Pompidou

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last century (and I say this because my brother evidently had been) you will be familiar with Marcel Duchamp as the father of conceptual art. Duchamp changed the art world when he put his ‘fountain’ (the urinal) into a gallery in 1917. He is most […]

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Man Ray @ National Portrait Gallery

From Dada to Surrealism, throughout the visual and literary arts, everyone from Picasso to James Joyce were photographed by Man Ray. For more than fifty years, the artist captured the faces of his age to immortalise them in photographs which continue to be greatly revered today. Now the National Portrait Gallery are showcasing more than […]

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