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Paper at Saatchi

October 3, 2013

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Just a quick note to say how much I enjoyed this exhibition. It’s a curious mix of works on paper and works made out of paper. The latter was far more interesting. There are some incredibly intricate and beautiful sculptures on display. From tiny and delicate trees constructed out of high street shopping bags, to […]

Is the Soul for Sale? The Museum of Everything: Exhibition #4

August 21, 2011

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This article was originally written for MouthLondon magazine It all began back in 2009 with Exhibition #1 (ambitiously named, you might think). The Museum of Everything‘s first exhibition was comprised of a collection of artworks created by relative unknowns, but chosen by leading artists, curators and cultural figures, such as Grayson Perry, Jarvis Cocker and Nick Cave. This innovative exhibition […]

Preview: Art in Large Doses

July 18, 2011

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This article was originally written for MouthLondon magazine Many will be familiar with the health benefits that a pleasant view is believed to bring hospital patients, but what about other kinds of visual stimulation? Since its foundation in 1959, the charity Paintings in Hospitals has been providing artworks for a range of healthcare sites. The presence of an […]

The Urethra Postcard Art of Gilbert George at White Cube

February 19, 2011

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“We are the most disturbed people we have ever met”. This statement was carefully written, rewritten and signed by the artistic duo 13 times. Then the 13 postcards were arranged into a square with a single postcard in the middle, an arrangement they state symbolises the urethra and is a direct reference to Charles Webster Leadbeater, […]

The Museum of Everything: Exhibition #3

January 7, 2011

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This article was originally written for MouthLondon magazine Snuggled in amongst the gastro-pubs, the mock bohemian coffee shops and the learn-to-stitch (-and-bitch) studios on the picture perfect postcard streets of Primrose Hill the Museum of Everything awaits discovery. In this, Exhibition #3, the Museum’s founder James Brett has collaborated with the innovator of British Pop Art and renowned […]

Walid Raad at Whitechapel

December 29, 2010

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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 […]

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

December 3, 2010

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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 […]