Latest Reviews of Exhibtions in London

Eddie Peake

For this special commission at the Barbican, London-based artist Eddie Peake brings together a combination of installation, sculpture, video, and a live performance featuring nude dancers. Peake explores desire, jealousy, and love through a startling and immersive gallery environment: a... Read More!

John Hoyland: Power Stations

For nearly two decades, John Hoyland was considered one of the most important artists of his generation. A solo exhibition of his work, John Hoyland: Power Stations, inaugurates Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery. You know what it’s like when you... Read More!

Goya - The Portraits

A rare opportunity to see an exhibition at the National Gallery that focuses on seventy of Goya’s portraits, some of which go on display to the public for the first time As painter to the Spanish court for more than... Read More!

Bridget Riley: Learning from Seurat

Bridget Riley became one of the leading artists of her generation. The Courtauld Gallery’s exhibition, Bridget Riley: Learning from Seurat, looks closely at the influence Georges Seurat has held throughout Bridget Riley’s fifty year career. Georges Seurat died forty years... Read More!

The Amazing World of M.C. Escher

The Dulwich Picture Gallery presents the first major UK exhibition dedicated to the fascinating and intricate world of Dutch graphic artist, M.C. Escher. As an incredibly accomplished draftsman with a distinctive style and a huge imagination, M.C. Escher has all... Read More!

Jon Rafman

This exhibition in London’s Zabludowicz Collection is Canadian post-internet artist Jon Rafman’s first major solo show on these shores. Rafman is best known for his video and sculptural works made using image and text culled from the darkest recesses of... Read More!

GIACOMETTI: PURE PRESENCE

This is a good year for Alberto Giacometti. His sculpture ‘Pointing Man’ sold for a record-breaking $141 million in May, and now an exhibition of his portraits opens at the National Portrait Gallery. In the summer of 1983, I met... Read More!

Jimmie Durham: Various Items and Complaints

Jimmie Durham delights in subverting traditional forms of presenting objects, such as the museum vitrine or the exhibition caption, as can be seen throughout Various Items and Complaints, his current exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery. Throughout this wide-ranging survey, Durham’s... Read More!

Judy Chicago: Star Cunts & other attractions…

The 75-year-old American feminist Judy Chicago comes to town with two exhibitions featuring her iconic work using dinner plates and car bonnets. The Riflemaker gallery is, perhaps, an incongruous setting for American artist Judy Chicago’s art, given her overtly feminist... Read More!

Ai Weiwei

The first major survey of the output of Ai Weiwei reveals the indomitable spirit of the Chinese artist and a body of work with politics at its heart. Ai Weiwei comes to the RA this autumn in a show that... Read More!
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