London’s young art enthusiasts were keen to adopt the fashion tips of the Spanish painter
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Sunday 03 June 2012
Gigantic bronze sculptures that fight for attention in public squares get a quiet place of their own
Sunday 24 July 2011
There's plenty going on indoors, too, including some brand-new attractions.
Wednesday 22 June 2011
Friday 20 May 2011
Imagine the art exhibition as a blockbuster action movie: perhaps something like The Expendables (2010), in which hefty stars like Sylvester Stallone and Bruce Willis are brought together (at last!) to spray bullets, pummel and high five: powerful presences brought together. Mark Leckey, in his first major public gallery show in London since winning the Turner Prize in 2008, has brought together some other powerful presences – brands – as though they were the stars of his show. Artists, galleries, electronics companies: all flattened into brands. Samsung! Henry Moore! Serpentine! Fiorucci! Hyde Park! Entering the Serpentine, one is confronted with a trailer for this exhibition – the one that is happening now – announcing the presence of these in his show.
Wednesday 18 May 2011
Mark Leckey, a Turner prize-winning artist, has likened a Henry Moore sculpture to a Samsung refrigerator, calling them both highly marketable brands that trade off the legacy of their names.
Friday 25 February 2011
Was it a rage against the dying of the light that caused Henry Moore to produce so much in his last two decades?
Monday 24 January 2011
Sunday 23 January 2011
Friday 26 November 2010
Thursday 09 September 2010
A crumbling barnyard, a room full of page three girls and a previously undisplayed work by Damien Hirst will be among the artworks included in the first retrospective of 20th century British sculpture to be held in this country for nearly three decades.
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