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Mayoral Barcelona springs a Dalí surprise
Aug16

Mayoral Barcelona springs a Dalí surprise

  A 1937 work by Salvador Dalí not seen in public for more than 25 years will be the star display at Barcelona’s Mayoral gallery from October 2015 to January next year. Anatomies is a painting Dalí (1904-1989) did in oil on cardboard stuck to a plank, 50 centimetres high and 64 centimetres across (pictured above). The gallery’s forthcoming exhibition, SALVADOR DALÍ: Master at metamorphosis, includes about 30 other...

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Rough Music at Cass Sculpture
Aug11

Rough Music at Cass Sculpture

New sculptural works fired in a wood-burning outdoor kiln are the highlight of Rough Music (27 August – 8 November 2015) at Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, Chichester, England. The exhibition title is a nod to an English folk practice in the 18th and 19th centuries. Individuals seen to have offended the community through some misdemeanour or other got subjected to public ridicule in rowdy and cacophonous performances outside...

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Book Review: Under the Guise of Spring: The Message Hidden in Botticelli’s Primavera
Jun10

Book Review: Under the Guise of Spring: The Message Hidden in Botticelli’s Primavera

Gabrielle Langdon reviews Gene Lane-Spollen’s Under the Guise of Spring: The Message Hidden in Botticelli’s Primavera. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 2014 | ISBN 9780856832963 | 207pp This careful, handsome study of Sandro Botticelli’s Primavera (c1480-85) will appeal to Renaissance scholars and especially to admirers of the artist’s exquisite masterwork, writes Gabrielle Langdon. Firstly, the humanistic culture that flourished...

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Guillaume Bottazzi’s monumental painting
Feb11

Guillaume Bottazzi’s monumental painting

French painter Guillaume Bottazzi’s new monumental painting is on display at La Défense, Paris. Commissioned by Sogecap and co-financed by Bouygues Immobilier, Sogeprom and Epadesa, the six-canvas polyptych comprises six canvases of six metres square. Bottazzi began painting it on 15 September 2014. Bottazzi creates works in situ in urban surroundings but insists on an aesthetically enriching non-provocative style which avoids...

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Richard Tuttle survey at Tate, Whitechapel
Oct13

Richard Tuttle survey at Tate, Whitechapel

The UK’s largest ever survey of American sculptor and poet Richard Tuttle takes place in London this October (2014), comprising a major exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery surveying five decades of his career, a large-scale sculptural commission in Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall and a new publication. I Don’t Know . The Weave of Textile Language was devised by the artist and focuses on the particular importance of textiles in his work....

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Virgile Ittah & Kai Yoda at Lychee One
Oct09

Virgile Ittah & Kai Yoda at Lychee One

Virgile Ittah  and Kai Yoda are showing their collaborative work in an exhibition, Here’s Looking At You, at east London’s Lychee One in an event accompanied by textual interventions from Alexander García Düttmann and Angels Miralda. Kai Yoda was born 1982 in Tokyo and lives and works in London. Virgile Ittah was born 1981 in Paris and recently graduated from  the Royal College of Art and showed her work at Saatchi during...

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