This year’s Serpentine Gallery Pavilion was created by Herzog & de Meuron with Ai WeiWei – the team also responsible for the Beijing Olympic Bird’s Nest stadium. The structure is build into the ground, and crowned with a floating pond of water. The interior is furnished with seating and stools made of cork, while the exterior gives an incredible visual perspective on to the pond which is surrounded by a luscious green lawn. Note, you cannot walk on the grass, […]
Spring Studios in London is where many of the important fashion editorials are shot. With great anticipation Spring Studios has launched a gallery exhibition space, inaugurating the opening is impressive Norwegian photographer, Solve Sundsbo. Sundsbo’s portraits are often very simple, constructing an architecture of the body. This is a great concept for the state of contemporary photography. As fashion photographers gradually gain esteem in the acedemic threshold, launching galleries in conjunction with studios!! bravo Spring Studios!!
The Gagosian on Davies Street London, its more of a Vitrine than a gallery. The perfect location to exhibit the works of Tim Nobel and Sue Webster, famous for their trash heap sculptures which produce hyper realistic shadows on the wall. Their sculptural works are a sardonic commentary on narcissistic nature of consumer society. Sacrificial Heart, is a large rotating sculpture, it spins as the lights roll on and off. A take off on Vegas and tatoos, shot gun weddings […]
St. Paul’s, Duomo, set of 8 silk screen prints, glazed the sprinkled with diamond dust. Damien Hirst interprets famous church stain glass by kalidescopic butterfly silkscreens. This is a refreshing change from typical Damien Hirst oeuvre. The Gagosian Madison Avenue, gives us a small Hirst show romantic illusion to relgion, beautiful works. I saw a recent exhibition at the White Cube where Hirst used the same technique with silkscreened blood cells, collaging human hair and scalpel blades upon the canvas […]
Jeff Koons new paintings at the Gagosian in London. Here is my brother Jeff and I doing our own little hommage to the HULK!! Jeff Koons has a sense of humour, especially in this vibrantly colourful exhibition featuring subject matter seemingly stolen out of a toystore. We have seen inflatable balloons by Jeff Koons in sculpture, but the exhuberance of the collaging of trains, monky heads, and the Incredable Hulk playful in a poprevolution way so uniquely Koons.
At London’s Haunch of Venison Gallery, a witty humorous exhibition by Jamie Shovlin. Using a wall sized map of the USA Shovlin runs a hilarious and insightful commentary on the Miss America Pagent and the famous question ” What would you do if you won Miss America?” Flagged by fortune cookie wisdom sized tags, tacked to the map with a single pin, it was hard to overlook the abundance of winners from California