ART: THE FIVE BEST SHOWS IN LONDON

Click to follow
The Independent Culture
1

CRW Nevinson Imperial War Museum

A retrospective for the Vorticist painter and printmaker famous for his dynamic images of the First World War; less so for his later bizarre allegories. To 30 Jan 2000

2

Lucio Fontana Hayward Gallery

Italian sculptor-painter, slasher and slitter, reaches his best and strangest in The End of God - a suite of egg-shaped burst and punctured canvases. To 9 Jan 2000

3

Ana Maria Pacheco National Gallery

Brazilian sculptor, current Gallery in-house artist, stages a tableau of chunky, wide-eyed, over-human-size, painted-wood effigies surrounding a stark Sebastian, arrowed. They're alive. To 9 Jan 2000

4

Gary Hume Whitechapel Gallery

Hume fills the Whitechapel Gallery with sherbet-coloured, gloss- paint images of flowers, angels, friends and birds, in tangly meshed line and flat colouring-book shapes. To 23 Jan 2000

5

Peter Kennard Gimpel Fils

Photomontages from Kennard's Domesday Book, gathering work from the last 20 years - millennial visions of missiles, financial markets and clutching, tearing hands. To 22 Jan 2000

Comments