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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Musee Fesch @ Corsica

I have just returned from a post-masters degree break to Ajaccio, Corsica. Before heading off on my trip of relaxation I knew next to nothing about the town apart from the fact that it was significantly warmer than London and that Napoleon Bonaparte was born there. All of my research skills had been spent on […]

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Gallery Girl is FOUR today! I started the blog just before enrolling into university as a place to document the exhibitions that I was going to. Who would have believed that four years later I would have completed two degrees as well as the blog, which has now seen me invited to exhibitions all over […]

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Richard Hamilton @ National Gallery

When Richard Hamilton passed away last year he was working on an exhibition for the National Gallery. The British Pop artist famed for works such as ‘What is it that makes today’s homes so different? So Appealing?’, was known for his up-to-date, modern and ironic work. However it appears the artist’s work was also deeply […]

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Mystery of Appearance @ Haunch of Venison

Inscribed on the walls of the Haunch of Venison gallery in mayfair are the words: ‘To me, the mystery of painting today is how appearance can be made. I know it can be illustrated, I know it can be photographed. But how can this thing be made so that you catch the mystery of appearance […]

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Wilhelm Sasnal @ Whitechapel

Wilhelm Sasnal is a Polish painter and filmmaker who lives and works in Krakow. His exhibition on show at the Whitechapel Gallery gives its audience a fresh view of history, politics and contemporary art. While there has been extensive comparison between Sasnal and Gerhard Richter, after having seen Panorama at the Tate Modern earlier this […]

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Twombly&Poussin @ Dulwich

This summer saw the somewhat unlikely coupling of Cy Twombly and Nicolas Poussin sharing an exhibition at the Dulwich Picture Gallery. The exhibition which was built on Twombly’s quote: ‘I would have liked to be Poussin, if I’d had a choice, in another time’, showcases 21st century expressionism alongside classicism from the 17th century. Both […]

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