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PINK FLOYD: THEIR MORTAL REMAINS

AN EXHIBITION CELEBRATION THE CULTURAL IMPACT OF THE ICONIC BAND: Pink Floyd, the V&A Museum and Iconic Entertainment Studios have teamed up for “Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains”, an exhibition set to open 13th May at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. [caption id="attachment_5590" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Metal Heads, a recreation of Pink Floyd’s album art for The Division Bell at the V&A. Photograph: Tim P Whitby/Getty Images[/caption] The multimedia celebration of the band’s cultural impact on the world since the release of their first single “Arnold Layne” in 1967 consists of a comprehensive study of Pink Floyd’s 50 years of live rock performance and the 200 million records sold in the process. The exhibition was announced last year on 31st August outside the...

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CHILDREN SHOULDN’T PLAY WITH DEAD THINGS

children shouldn't play with dead things

YEJI KIM’S FIRST SOLO EXHIBITION & WINNER OF THE KOREAN CULTURAL CENTRE’S OPEN CALL PROGRAMME: Perhaps one of the most encouraging platforms currently out there for emerging Korean artists is the Open Call programme, organised by the Korean Cultural Centre as a springboard within the UK’s extremely competitive art scene. It is open to various forms of artistic expression and communication, and it aims to give UK-based Korean artists a stronger voice on the contemporary art stage. This year, the Open Call jury – consisting of Matt Williams, Curator at the ICA; Kirsty Ogg, Director of Bloomberg New Contemporaries; and Aaron Cezar, Founding Director of the Delfina Foundation – awarded Yeji Kim and Jeongwon Eom with solo exhibition opportunities within the Korean...

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Riptide: New Dialogues and Narratives with Koo Jeong A

REDRAWING CONTEMPORARY ART AND COLLABORATIONS THROUGH THE WORKS OF KOO JEONG A: The Korean Cultural Centre in London has made a beautiful habit out of its annual award programme, which introduces key figures from Korea’s vibrant contemporary art scene to UK audiences. Eminent artist Koo Jeong A was the recipient of the ‘2016 Artist of the Year’ award by KCCUK, for her undeniable contributions not only to Korean contemporary art, but also to the global art stage. Riptide’s concept started out as a solo exhibition with Civilising Process, one of the 1001 line drawings from ‘Koo Jeong A: R’ (2006) – the beginning for a number of projects meant to open up the possibilities of creating new narratives and stories. [caption id="attachment_3161"...

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Ed Ruscha: Extremes & In-Betweens

New Paintings by the American Artist at Gagosian London Opening on 5th October and ending on 17th December this year, the London Gagosian Gallery will present a unique collection of new paintings by Ed Ruscha. In the restrained art works that compose Extremes and In-betweens, all completed in 2016, Ruscha sets in motion a dynamic interplay of words and their meanings in ascending and descending shifts of scale and tone that echo the relation of macrocosm to microcosm. [caption id="attachment_2747" align="aligncenter" width="460"] Ed Ruscha photographed in Los Angeles by Dennis Hopper, 1964 (Photo Credit: The Telegraph)[/caption] A distinct group of four paintings take up the recurring mountain motif in Ruscha's oeuvre, which first appeared in the 1990s. Underscoring other references to cinematic devices across...

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Mathieu Lehanneur at Carpenters Workshop Gallery

A Fluid Season: ‘Spring’ Comes to London Opening at the meeting point between summer and autumn, ‘Spring’ is a show of French designer Mathieu Lehanneur’s fluid chemistry of works at the latest Carpenters Workshop gallery exhibition in London. [caption id="attachment_2602" align="aligncenter" width="495"] Spring Lamp, Irish green marble (Photo Credit: Mathieu Lehanneur / Wallpaper)[/caption] Preceding his forthcoming ‘Liquid Marble’ installation opening at the V&A for London Design Festival next week, ‘Spring’ is another incursion into Lehanneur’s unique melding of technology with domestic design pieces. In an array of lighting and tables, his signature style takes center stage, as materials are transfixed between solid, liquid and gas. [caption id="attachment_2601" align="aligncenter" width="497"] S.M.O.K.E. Onyx (Photo Credit: Mathieu Lehanneur / Wallpaper)[/caption] Glass never has ridged lines and aluminium is...

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David Bowie’s Art Collection at Sotheby’s

The late pop icon’s superb private collection will be featured in three different auctions this autumn This November, world-renowned auction house Sotheby’s will stage Bowie/Collector, a three-part sale of about 400 items from the private art collection of the legendary musician. [caption id="attachment_1998" align="aligncenter" width="640"] David Bowie[/caption] Bowie is best known for his revolutionary approach to music, art and fashion, and has built a name upon his famously inquisitive mind that ultimately led him to collect stunning Outsider Art, Surrealism and Contemporary African art, as well as pieces by eccentric Italian designer Ettore Sottsass and the Memphis Group. The icon’s diverse and eclectic tastes nurtured this extensive archive of important works from celebrated and yet less widely-known artists, in a collection of unparalleled artistry. From...

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Bjork Digital at Somerset House

An immersive virtual reality exhibition from the Icelandic music icon The European premiere of Bjork Digital will take place at Somerset House this year, from 1st September until 23rd October. The exhibition encompasses digital and video works resulting from Bjork’s collaborations with some of the finest visual artists and programmers in the world. It also coincides with a special performance scheduled to take place at the Royal Albert Hall. [caption id="attachment_1990" align="aligncenter" width="755"] Bjork Digital (Photo Credit: Somerset House)[/caption] The music icon has been known to challenge the status quo over the span of decades, pushing the boundaries of what is possible in music, art and even technology. The exhibition itself invites visitors to engage with Bjork’s work through the latest in VR...

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FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHER WOLFGANG TILLMANS AT MAUREEN PALEY GALLERY

WOLFGANG TILLMANS 9 June – 31 July Maureen Paley presents the eighth solo exhibition by fine-art photographer Wolfgang Tillmans at the gallery. Featuring new and previously unseen work, the show focuses on the visible and invisible borders that define and sometimes control us. Central to the downstairs gallery is a large unframed print of The State We’re In, A (2015) that documents the open water of the Atlantic Ocean where international time lines and borders intersect. This displays alongside imagery made at the Northern and Southern European Observatories that look beyond our national boundaries. [caption id="attachment_1062" align="alignright" width="420"] Exhibition view, ground floor gallery, Maureen Paley, London, 2016[/caption] Also on show are photographs that study the visual effects of the Sun’s light entering our planet’s atmosphere...

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