How Contemporary Sculpture Was Shaped By 1960s Feminism

Making It, a group exhibition dedicated to a generation of pioneering women sculptors who came to prominence in the late 1960s and early 1970s, opens at Cork Street’s Waddington Custot on 1 October and will run until 13 November 2021. Taking an unexpected approach to their chosen media: fusing gold leaf with linen for instance,…

Lola Olufemi & Imani Robinson On Curating ‘Abolition: In Defence of Translation’

Today Somerset House Studios launches Grounding Practice, a new year round programme of workshops, presentations and conversations as a resource shaped by and for creative practitioners and critical thinkers. With contributors to the programme including director and moving image artist Akinola Davies Jr., feminist writer Lola Olufemi, curator Imani Robinson, and performance artist Florence Peake,…

Inside Provence’s New Richard Rogers-Designed Floating Gallery

Imagine stepping into a gallery that cantilevers off a steep hillside, floating in the forest. The bright Provence light sifts inside with you, and its rays wrap the artworks like a glaze. Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Richard Rogers, the compelling building was the last work produced by the architect before his retirement from Rogers…

Theaster Gates: A Clay Sermon

Launching this September, London’s Whitechapel Gallery, the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) and Serpentine are set to present a major multi-venue exhibition dedicated to artist Theaster Gates’ clay practice for 2021-22. The programme features a major solo exhibition of the artist’s clay-based work, collection displays and new commissions. This ambitious collaboration is led by Whitechapel…

Artistic Director Eva Langret On The Launch Of Frieze’s Major New Exhibition Space

Frieze reveals details of the inaugural programme for No.9 Cork Street, the art organisation’s major new initiative, offering flexible exhibition space for visiting galleries in the heart of Mayfair, London. Launching 7 October, the Matheson Whiteley-designed gallery opens with ambitious exhibitions from James Cohan, Commonwealth and Council and Proyectos Ultravioleta, running through 23 October 2021….

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