Grace Beaumont

Pipilotti Rist

Hauser & Wirth London | Savile Row

December 2014

“Worry Will Vanish” is one of two exhibitions of Pipilotti Rist’s new video works presented by Hauser & Wirth, in London and Somerset. In this space, visitors enter the dimly lit gallery and are first encouraged to remove their shoes.… READ ON

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Mohammed Qasim Ashfaq

Hannah Barry Gallery

October 2014

Mohammed Qasim Ashfaq’s latest exhibition is a cold, dark cosmos of almost entirely monochrome new sculptures and works on paper. From afar, the graphite drawing BLACK HOLE IV, 2013–2014, appears to be a solid, gray orb, but up close it’s… READ ON

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Charles Avery

Pilar Corrias

December 2013

A young woman with curly red hair and a sketchbook tucked under her arm puzzles over an artwork by Sigmar Polke. Three small children play beside Sol LeWitt’s Cubic Construction, 1971, poised to climb it at any moment, while a stressed … READ ON

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Bill Viola

Blain | Southern

July 2013

In the first room of Bill Viola’s latest museum-scale exhibition is the piece Chapel of Frustrated Actions and Futile Gestures, 2013, where unproductive scenarios are played out across nine horizontal wall-mounted screens that are arranged… READ ON

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Keith Tyson

Pace Gallery | 6 Burlington Gardens

March 2013

Panta rhei, or “everything flows” in Ancient Greek, is a concept that refers to the world’s state of never-ending flux, and it is the title of Keith Tyson’s exhibition at Pace London. Here, in sixteen new paintings inspired by poetry,… READ ON

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Sarah Lucas

The Henry Moore Institute

September 2012

At the top of the steps to the Henry Moore Institute, two large concrete squashes, Untitled, 2006–12, flank the entrance to Sarah Lucas’s latest exhibition. Lucas is known for phallic foodstuffs, and these two also call to mind her … READ ON

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Katie Paterson

Haunch of Venison London | Eastcastle Street

April 2012

A small sound, almost a middle C, is emitted into Haunch of Venison’s new space in Fitzrovia via a sensor on the door and a speaker on the far wall. Brief and almost undetectable, it mimics the noise made by a dying star and is part of … READ ON

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Gert and Uwe Tobias

December 2011

Occupying two floors at the gallery, the Tobias brothers’ first solo exhibition in London features large-scale woodcut prints, mixed-media works, collage, and ceramic objects, in a space where the walls have been painted dark blue to create… READ ON

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Mario Garcia Torres

September 2011

Mario Garcia Torres is often concerned with reconfiguring the past, bringing a new significance to previous events. For “September Piece,” he has assembled photographs, slides, and artifacts relating to the 1968 exhibition “9 at Leo … READ ON

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