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Walid Raad at Whitechapel

December 29, 2010


On entering Walid Raad: Miraculous Beginnings you will be met by a spidery diagram sprawling high and wide across the wall: a graphic explanation of the  Atlas Group. The Atlas Group is a fictional collective that is building an archive of fake documents that form a history of the oh-so-real Lebanon. A little confused? I was. This exhibition […]

James Turrell at the Gagosian Gallery

December 7, 2010


There are just a few days left now to check out James Turrell at the Gagosian Gallery in King Cross and I can not recommend it enough. The exhibition features Turrell’s recent installations, sculptures and prints that play with light and space. The centerpiece is his interactive installation Dhatu (2010), and is the one the hoards have […]

Shadow Catchers: Camera-less Photography at the V&A

December 3, 2010


The five artists, exhibiting in Shadow Catchers: Camera-less Photography at the V&A museum, have not chosen straightforward careers for themselves. Their work is caught in a limbo between photography and painting; art and craft; acceptance and disregard. The lowly lit exhibition space swathed in black is reminiscent of a dark room and indicative of their […]