Andrew Witt

DAS INSTITUT

Serpentine Galleries

April 2016

Kerstin Brätsch and Adele Röder, who collaborate under the name DAS INSTITUT, conjure polymorphic forms that merge painting with cosmology. Brätsch’s series of prints, “Unstable Talismanic Rendering,” 2014/16, mimics the psychedelic… READ ON

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“NEO-PAGAN BITCH-WITCH!”

Evelyn Yard

February 2016

As if assembled by a whirlpool of dead matter, Tamara Henderson and Julia Feyrer’s sculpture System of the Hag, 2016, is a ragpicker’s fantasy. For this group exhibition, Henderson and Feyrer have cooked up a witches’ brew of disparate… READ ON

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Darren Bader

Sadie Coles | 62 Kingly Street

February 2016

What better example is there of the corrupted flesh of the contemporary art object than a resplendent sculpture, its gleaming surface polished within an inch of its life, stuffed with rotting garbage? Darren Bader’s exhibition, “such are… READ ON

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Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa

Gasworks

January 2016

Shattered fluorescent minerals, illuminated by ultraviolet light, hover and spin theatrically in Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa’s exhibition “God’s Reptilian Finger.” These sculpted stones, carved from polystyrene, disperse light like a … READ ON

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Thea Djordjadze

South London Gallery

October 2015

An aesthetics of recovery and recollection animates Thea Djordjadze’s installation Ma Sa i a ly e a se – de, 2015, which alternates between austere sculptural reliefs and floor works constructed from reclaimed timber, paint, and Plexiglas.… READ ON

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Peles Empire

Project/Number

October 2015

A large jesmonite slab sits against a side wall of the project space. Molded within a Perspex frame, DUO 14 (all works 2015) mixes jesmonite with digital prints, paper, and pigments, resulting in a surface as luxuriously mineral as it is … READ ON

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Agnes Martin

Tate Modern

September 2015

Within this retrospective, there is a small, darkly lit room containing a collection of works on paper made throughout Agnes Martin’s career. The room functions as a miniretrospective, where drawing is positioned as a spiral from which to… READ ON

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Günther Förg

White Cube | Mason's Yard

June 2015

No conventional geometry distinguishes Günther Förg’s late series, “Lead Paintings,” 1987–94. Förg’s compositions are polymorphic. Muted blocks of paint are set against an agitated surface. In a few instances, squares of acrylic… READ ON

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Lauren Godfrey

Kingsgate Project Space

June 2015

Lauren Godfrey’s Entrée, Stage Left, 2015, on view in her latest exhibition, closes the distance between aesthetic and culinary experience. The work treats the gallery as a theatrical three-course meal. One enters the exhibition space and… READ ON

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Wendelien van Oldenborgh

The Showroom

June 2015

The central work in this exhibition, Wendelien van Oldenborgh’s film Left to Night, 2015, unfolds over two days and three locations around West End London’s Edgware Road. The work brings together five characters who reflect on political… READ ON

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