Got a few spare quid/bucks/euro/Bitcoin? Not sure how to balance Harvard Business Review’s expert market analysis, art futures predictions, auction data and your unreasonable passion for abstraction? In this brief article I take a biopsy of the various ‘organs’ of the body corporate and offer a view on where things might be headed. Caveat Emptor as always of course!
Guided tour of the exhibition with Professor Neil Powell
Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK
Saturday 8 April, 3pm
Join us for a tour of the exhibition on the ground and first floor galleries with Neil Powell, Pro Vice-Chancellor at Norwich University of the Arts.
This event is free to the public, but booking is advised. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
Source: Claudio Parmiggiani Finissage
Image courtesy of Simon Lee Gallery/The Artist 2017
Some thoughts on the work of artist James Casebere as seen in ‘Emotional Architecture’ at Sean Kelly Gallery, NYC
My January 2017 article for Wall Street International, ‘Shipwreck with Spectators’ (Naufragio con Spettatore), which describes the experience of an installation-based work in Parma, Italy, by the Italian metaphysical sculptor and poet, Claudio Parmiggiani. Read more here
Laughing, but not Cavalier: As we ponder the po-faced narratives around the latest Turner Prize and of the cryptic assemblages of the winner, how about something festively cheery, more seasonal? The works of HPF are pointed, honed and have something of the Rake’s Progress about them…read more here
Picture credit: (above) Hans-Peter Feldmann – Untitled – Oil on Canvas – 51 x 34 cm (20 1/8 x 13 3/8 in.) (SLG-HPF-09222) – Courtesy of the artist and Simon Lee Gallery.
A few words on Nigel Hall at Annely Juda, London; “penetrating the form”… as they say. Hall is one of the unsung heroes of the past 5 decades of art, too often overlooked, fashionably unfashionable one might say…
Some collected thoughts on blockbuster shows, audiences and bean counting within the context of history,. Questions also of perceived (as opposed to ‘real’) greatness.
image: the Armory Show: Courtesy Sheeler.