Peggy Guggenheim @ Ordovas

Peggy Guggenheim (1898-1979) is probably best known for her Venice collection, but the American born socialite turned art collector actually first exhibited her pieces in London and New York before settling in Italy. In fact, she even established a gallery in Britain, Guggenheim Jeune, which ran between 1938 and 1939, and which is now the […]

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Mask @ Kamel Mennour

The mask is an object that can both conceal and divulge information about its wearer. At times a disguise and others a means of protection, it can also fright or shock. The current exhibition Mask at Kammel Mennour reveals the many different sides of the facial covering through sculpture and photography. While the mask is […]

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Christabel MacGreevy @ LAMB Arts

Inspired by the Virginia Woolf novel Orlando – which sees a medieval nobleman become a woman at the helm of the wheel driving through country lanes in the 1950s – Christabel MacGreevy’s first solo show Glut at LAMB Arts is an exploration of gender fluidity through drawing, sculpture and tapestry. Orlando was published in 1928, […]

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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 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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Classic American Photography @ Pace

The current exhibition of ‘American Classics’ at Pace Gallery is stunning. The show displays the photographs of artists whose careers began in the USA shortly after the close of the two world wars. The black and white documentary style images present an historical snapshot of American culture and politics in a striking and moving display. […]

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Jeff Koons @ Almine Rech

There is something oddly appealing about the current display of Jeff Koons new work at Almine Rech on Grosvenor Hill. The exhibition comprises of two sculptures, some ready mades and the beguiling ‘Gazing Ball’ series. The Gazing Ball works are made up of 50 images, although just a select handful are on display in London. […]

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