Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Serpentine Gallery in London presents Brazilian artist Lygia Pape’s ‘Magnetized Space’

December 8, 2011 by  
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LONDON.- Lygia Pape (1927–2004) was a leading Brazilian artist whose work brought together daring experimentation and formal rigour. Magnetized Space is the first major exhibition of Pape’s work to be presented in the UK. The exhibition brings together well-known and previously unseen works, spanning sculpture, performance, paintings, films, poems, engravings and collages. Pape was a founding member of the Neo Concrete movement, which was dedicated to the inclusion of art into everyday life. Pape’s early work developed out of an interest [...]

Wolfgang Tillmans’ First Major Exhibition in London Since 2003 Opens

June 26, 2010 by  
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LONDON.- The Serpentine Gallery presents Wolfgang Tillmans’ first major exhibition in London since 2003. Conceived by the artist for the Serpentine Gallery, the exhibition will present both abstract and figurative work. Over the past 20 years, Tillmans has redefined photography and the way it is shown. Known by the early 90s for the seemingly casual images of the world he inhabited, his work reassessed photographic conventions and reflected the identity politics of the time, capturing the fragility of human life [...]

New Work from Contemporary Chinese Artists Lu Chunsheng and Jia Aili at Iniva

March 30, 2010 by  
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LONDON.- Iniva presents new work by two contemporary Chinese artists at Rivington Place, with the European premiere of a film by Lu Chunsheng who showed in the Serpentine Gallery’s exhibition of contemporary Chinese art at Battersea Power Station. This is also the first solo exhibition in Europe, “Make Believe…”, by emerging artist Jia Aili. Both artists reflect on industrial progress, social corrosion and the individual’s struggle in the machine age. Lu Chunsheng’s film, “The first man who bought a juicer [...]