ART / Openings


ICA Fiona Rae. New paintings by one of Goldsmiths' famous daughters. Bright, complicated semi-abstracts, which seem more concerned with mark-making than meaning. 17 Dec-6 Feb 1994. And Jimmie Durham. Contemporary Cherokee Indian art for the politically aware. New meanings from ethnographic artefacts. 17 Dec-20 Feb 1994. The Mall, SW1 (071-930 3647). Daily 12.00-7.30, Tue to 9.00; pounds 1.50.

MALL GALLERIES Drawings and watercolours of India by Angela Coleman. All proceeds to the Macmillan Nurses for India fund. The Mall, SW1 (071- 930 6844). 14-22 Dec. Daily 10.00-5.00.

RCA A tribute to Lucy Dupre. Exhibition of work by students and teaching staff of the RCA in memory of their fellow illustrator, who died suddenly, earlier this year. All proceeds from the sale of works will go into a special fund for her four children. Artists exhibiting include Chloe Cheese, Paul Cox, Quentin Blake, Dan Fern, Linda Kitson and others. Seminar Room One, Kensington Gore, SW7 (071-225 1487). 14-17 Dec. 10.00-6.00.

TATE GALLERY The Patrons of New Art. A decade of collecting for the nation by the Tate's powerful body of contemporary art benefactors. Among the acquisitions are works by Julian Opie, Rachel Whiteread, Alison Wilding, Rebecca Horn, Anselm Keifer, Steven Campbell and Paula Rego. Millbank, SW1 (071-887 8000). 14 Dec-18 Jan. Mon-Sat 10.00- 5.00, Sun 2.00-5.00; free.

WHITECHAPEL GALLERY Bill Viola. The seminal American video artist brings his more recent works to London on the start of a European tour and shows that the art-form can be used with sensitivity and intelligence. Coincides with a show at Anthony d'Offay. Whitechapel High St, E1 (071- 377 5015). 17 Dec-13 Feb 1994. Tue-Sun 11.00-5.00, Wed to 8.00; free.



EDINBURGH College of Art Design and crafts exhibition by four Master of Design graduates. Lauriston Place (031-221 6000). 16-21 Dec. Daily 10.00-5.00; free.

NORWICH Contact Gallery 'A sense of well being'. Three artists whose work is influenced by past illness. Jan Marshall, Wayne Cheetham and Jillian Hughes. 56 St Benedicts St (0603 760219). 14 Dec-26 Mar. Mon, Wed, Fri 10.00-5.00; free.

PORTSMOUTH Aspex Gallery Under the title '777 Distance Communication', seven artists from Portsmouth show work on the theme of the breaking- down of boundaries across Europe. Six simultaneous shows go on view in Arhus, Amsterdam, Bratislava, Duisburg, Moscow and Reykavik. 27 Brougham Rd, Southsea (0705 812121). 14 Dec-30 Jan 1994. Tue-Sat, 12.00-6.00, Sun 2.00-5.00; free.

ST ALBAN'S Hertfordshire School of Art and Design Fine art degree show. Eighteen young artists show their work in a variety of media and styles. In particular look out for Marion Bolitho, Veronica Goonewardene, Carol Wagner and David Weston. 7 Hatfield Rd. 16-18 Dec. Thur 10.00-7.00, Fri 10.00- 5.00, Sat 10.00-1.00.


CADOGAN GALLERY Christmas exhibition. Mary Fedden, Flora McDonnell, Michael Heseltine and others. A percentage of the sales will be donated to the NSPCC. 163 Draycott Ave, SW3 (071-581 8732). 14-23 Dec. Mon-Fri 10.00-6.00, Sat 10.0-5.00.

COEXISTENCE ART Pep Duran Esteva. Prints, sculpture and collages which marry images of everyday objects with key words. 17 Canonbury Lane, N1 (071-226 8382). 15 Dec-31 Jan 1994. By appt.

JILL GEORGE GALLERY Small paintings and works on paper by Harry Holland. Softly painted nudes with a sinister subtext. And Photographs by Stak. 38 Lexington St, W1 (071-439 7343). 14-24 Dec. Mon-Fri 10.00-6.00, Sat 11.00-4.00.

MICHAEL PARKIN GALLERY Walter Burgess. Etchings of old Chelsea by the local Victorian artist, alongside drawings of the area by Walter Greaves. 11 Motcomb St, SW1 (071-235 8144). 15 Dec-14 Jan. Mon-Fri 10.00-6.00, Sat 10.00-1.00.

108 ROSEBERY AVENUE A new window installation by Maggie Ellenby, entitled 'Security'. A fluorescent yellow curtain and a security camera draped with fairy lights confront the passer-by. Spooky. 108 Rosebery Ave, EC1 (071-278 7368). 18 Dec-6 Feb 1994. Daily, all day.

SYZ Exquisite paintings and drawings by 18th-century Venetian masters, including Tiepolo, Veronese, Guardi, hang above fine examples of 18th-century Venetian painted furniture. 94 Eaton Place, SW1 (071-235 4572). To 17 Dec. Mon-Sat 10.00-5.00.

Arts and Entertainment
Secrets of JK Rowling's Harry Potter workings have been revealed in a new bibliography
arts + ents
Arts and Entertainment
Fearne Cotton is leaving Radio 1 after a decade
radio The popular DJ is leaving for 'family and new adventures'
Arts and Entertainment
arts + ents
Arts and Entertainment
Public Service Broadcasting are going it alone
Arts and Entertainment
Eddie Redmayne as transgender artist Lili Elbe in The Danish Girl

First look at Oscar winner as transgender artistfilm
Arts and Entertainment

Oscars 2015 Mexican filmmaker uses speech to urge 'respect' for immigrants

Arts and Entertainment
The Oscar nominations are due to be announced today

Oscars 2015 Bringing you all the news from the 87th Academy Awards

Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Arts and Entertainment

ebooksNow available in paperback
Arts and Entertainment

Arts and Entertainment
Lloyd-Hughes takes the leading role as Ralph Whelan in Channel 4's epic new 10-part drama, Indian Summers

TV Review

The intrigue deepens as we delve further but don't expect any answers just yet
Arts and Entertainment
Jason Segal and Cameron Diaz star in Sex Tape

Razzies 2015 Golden Raspberry Awards 'honours' Cameron Diaz and Kirk Cameron

Arts and Entertainment
The Oscars ceremony 2015 will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles
Oscars 2015A quiz to whet your appetite for tonight’s 87th Academy Awards
Arts and Entertainment
Sigourney Weaver, as Ripley, in Alien; critics have branded the naming of action movie network Movies4Men as “offensive” and “demographic box-ticking gone mad”.
TVNaming of action movie network Movies4Men sparks outrage
Arts and Entertainment
Sleater Kinney perform at the 6 Music Festival at the O2 Academy, Newcastle
musicReview: 6 Music Festival
Arts and Entertainment
Sleater Kinney perform at the 6 Music Festival at the O2 Academy, Newcastle
musicReview: 6 Music Festival
Kristen Stewart reacts after receiving the Best Actress in a Supporting Role award for her role in 'Sils Maria' at the 40th annual Cesar awards
A lost Sherlock Holmes story has been unearthed
arts + ents Walter Elliot, an 80-year-old historian, found it in his attic,
Arts and Entertainment
Margot Robbie rose to fame starring alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in The Wolf of Wall Street

Film Hollywood's new leading lady talks about her Ramsay Street days

Arts and Entertainment
Right note: Sam Haywood with Simon Usborne page turning
musicSimon Usborne discovers it is under threat from the accursed iPad
Arts and Entertainment
A life-size sculpture by Nick Reynolds depicting singer Pete Doherty on a crucifix hangs in St Marylebone church
arts + ents
Arts and Entertainment
Escalating tension: Tang Wei and Chris Hemsworth in ‘Blackhat’
filmReview: Chris Hemsworth stars as a convicted hacker in Blackhat
Arts and Entertainment

Oscar voter speaks out

Arts and Entertainment
The Oscars race for Best Picture will be the battle between Boyhood and Birdman

Arts and Entertainment
Anne Boleyn (Claire Foy), Thomas Cromwell (Mark Rylance)
tvReview: Wolf Hall
Arts and Entertainment
Tom Meighan of Kasabian collects the Best Album Award
Arts and Entertainment
Best supporting stylist: the late L’Wren Scott dressed Nicole Kidman in 1997
Arts and Entertainment
Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan as Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey in Fifty Shades of Grey


Arts and Entertainment
Mick Carter (Danny Dyer) and Peggy Mitchell (Barbara Windsor)
tv occurred in the crucial final scene
Arts and Entertainment
Glasgow wanted to demolish its Red Road flats last year
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?

ES Rentals

    Independent Dating

    By clicking 'Search' you
    are agreeing to our
    Terms of Use.

    HIV pill: Scientists hail discovery of 'game-changer' that cuts the risk of infection among gay men by 86%

    Scientists hail daily pill that protects against HIV infection

    Breakthrough in battle against global scourge – but will the NHS pay for it?
    How we must adjust our lifestyles to nature: Welcome to the 'Anthropocene', the human epoch

    Time to play God

    Welcome to the 'Anthropocene', the human epoch where we may need to redefine nature itself
    MacGyver returns, but with a difference: Handyman hero of classic 1980s TV series to be recast as a woman

    MacGyver returns, but with a difference

    Handyman hero of classic 1980s TV series to be recast as a woman
    Tunnel renaissance: Why cities are hiding roads down in the ground

    Tunnel renaissance

    Why cities are hiding roads underground
    'Backstreet Boys - Show 'Em What You're Made Of': An affectionate look at five middle-aged men

    Boys to men

    The Backstreet Boys might be middle-aged, married and have dodgy knees, but a heartfelt documentary reveals they’re not going gently into pop’s good night
    Crufts 2015: Should foreign dogs be allowed to compete?

    Crufts 2015

    Should foreign dogs be allowed to compete?
    10 best projectors

    How to make your home cinema more cinematic: 10 best projectors

    Want to recreate the big-screen experience in your sitting room? IndyBest sizes up gadgets to form your film-watching
    Manchester City 1 Barcelona 2 player ratings: Luis Suarez? Lionel Messi? Joe Hart? Who was the star man?

    Manchester City vs Barcelona player ratings

    Luis Suarez? Lionel Messi? Joe Hart? Who was the star man at the Etihad?
    Arsenal vs Monaco: Monaco - the making of Gunners' manager Arsene Wenger

    Monaco: the making of Wenger

    Jack Pitt-Brooke speaks to former players and learns the Frenchman’s man-management has always been one of his best skills
    Cricket World Cup 2015: Chris Gayle - the West Indies' enigma lives up to his reputation

    Chris Gayle: The West Indies' enigma

    Some said the game's eternal rebel was washed up. As ever, he proved he writes the scripts by producing a blistering World Cup innings
    In Ukraine a dark world of hybrid warfare and murky loyalties prevails

    In Ukraine a dark world of hybrid warfare

    This war in the shadows has been going on since the fall of Mr Yanukovych
    'Birdman' and 'Bullets Over Broadway': Homage or plagiarism?

    Homage or plagiarism?

    'Birdman' shares much DNA with Woody Allen's 'Bullets Over Broadway'
    Broadchurch ends as damp squib not even David Tennant can revive

    A damp squib not even David Tennant can revive

    Broadchurch, Series 2 finale, review
    A Koi carp breeding pond, wall-mounted iPads and a bathroom with a 'wellness' shower: inside the mansion of Germany's 'Bishop of Bling'

    Inside the mansion of Germany's 'Bishop of Bling'

    A Koi carp breeding pond, wall-mounted iPads and a bathroom with a 'wellness' shower