Abstract Expressionism @ RA

Abstract Expressionism was the first artistic movement that saw the centre of the art world move out of Paris and into New York City. The term, which is now largely associated with American artists like Jackson Pollock, was actually first used in a German magazine in 1919. Alfred Barr, the first director of New York’s […]

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Rothko & Sugimoto @ Pace

For its inaugural exhibition at its second London location at Burlington Gardens, New York gallery Pace opens with Mark Rothko and Hiroshi Sugimoto. The gallery space which has previously been occupied by Haunch of Venison and is neighbour to the Royal Academy has been renovated by Sir David Chipperfield. The predominantly dark show is the […]

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Rothko @ Whitechapel

Currently on display at the Whitechapel Gallery in east London is a replica of the first solo British exhibition by Russian-born American, Mark Rothko. The show was originally displayed at the Whitechapel Gallery in 1961 and the 2011/12 display marks its 50th anniversary. The reconstructed version however, is not an exact reproduction; it is a […]

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