Friday Dispatch

On The Devolution Of Culture, 2014, installation view detail including work by Hayley Tompkins, Steven Claydon, Ricky Swallow, Alex Frost, Jason Dodge and Simon Martin. Image courtesy Rob Tufnell, London. Photo: Andy Keate.
Friday Dispatch 19 Sep 2014 By teamcas

On The Devolution Of Culture at Rob Tufnell, London

Rob Tufnell’s gallery – for those who have yet to visit – is located just a five-minute walk from Tate Britain, in the direction of Horseferry Road. It occupies one…

John Hilliard, 1,2,3 (2), 2004, iris print on museum board, 91 x 120cm. © John Hilliard. Courtesy Richard Saltoun Gallery
Friday Dispatch 12 Sep 2014 By Team

John Hilliard, Not Black And White, at Richard Saltoun Gallery, London

This week’s Dispatch is an urgent call out to all those serious collectors of photography who have not yet seen the current exhibition at Richard Saltoun’s gallery, just an aerodynamic…

Rebecca Ackroyd, CARBURETTOR, installation view detail, 2014, courtesy Kinman, London
Friday Dispatch 5 Sep 2014 By Team

Rebecca Ackroyd, CARBURETTOR, at Kinman, London

The penultimate exhibition at Henry Kinman’s subterranean space in Curtain Road is an engaging and confident solo show by 27-year-old Rebecca Ackroyd, who is still studying for a Post-Graduate Diploma…

Yvonne Rainer: Dance Works, Raven Row, 2014. Trio A, 1966, dancers in training with Pat Catterson and Yvonne Rainer, July 2014. Photo: Eva Herzog
Friday Dispatch 25 Jul 2014 By Team

Yvonne Rainer at Raven Row, London

On a sultry morning I threaded my way from Liverpool Street, through the narrow alleys around Spitalfields market to the wonderful Raven Row gallery. Alex Sainsbury has established a widely…

Thomas Hirschhorn, Indoor Van Gogh Altar, 2014. Photo: Stefan Altenburger
Friday Dispatch 18 Jul 2014 By Team

Les Rencontres 2014 and Vincent Van Gogh Foundation, Arles, France

Today’s dispatch comes to you from Arles, baking beneath the intense blue skies of Provence. Poised on the brink of change, this ancient walled city of pale golden stone is offering up…

July (installation view), 2014. Photo courtesy The Approach, London.
Friday Dispatch 11 Jul 2014 By Team

July at The Approach, London

Phillip Allen Forrest Bess Vittorio Brodmann Stuart Cumberland Clive Hodgson Allison Katz Alastair MacKinven Lucy Stein Walter Swennen Caragh Thuring Sam Windett What happens in the “summer slot” in a…

HOUSE (installation view), 2014. Belén Uriel, Good Companion Rooms (old and new side by side), 2011, inkjet photographs printed on cotton paper, 45 x 40cm each; Belén Uriel, Manual, 2012, nickel-plated tubular modular steel structure and okume drilled wood panels, 200 x 350 x 100cm; Lubaina Himid, Venetian Palace, 1997-1998, acrylic on canvas, 110 x 146cm; Karl Holmqvist, Give Posters a Try, 2013, A1 size wallpaper. Photo courtesy Hollybush Gardens, London.
Friday Dispatch 27 Jun 2014 By teamcas

HOUSE at Hollybush Gardens, London

A late lunch, a quick detour to drop something at the framers, and then a solitary walk through the backstreets to Hollybush Gardens. These last days of June in London…

Rachael Champion, Primary Producers, 2014, mixed media, Perm Gold pebble dash, fresh water wild algae, 386 x 510 x 893cm. Image courtesy Hales Gallery, London, © the artist.
Friday Dispatch 20 Jun 2014 By teamcas

Rachael Champion, Primary Producers, at Hales Gallery, London

Rachael Champion is another noteworthy alumnus of the Royal Academy schools and her first solo show at Hales Gallery in the Tea Building near Liverpool Street Station is an opportunity…

Bridget Riley,The Stripe Paintings 1961 – 2014, installation view,  David Zwirner, London. Image courtesy David Zwirner, © the artist.
Friday Dispatch 13 Jun 2014 By Team

Bridget Riley, The Stripe Paintings 1961 – 2014, at David Zwirner, London

This sparkling summer’s day, I want to send you to Mayfair to see one of the most glorious shows of the year. In a new collaboration between David Zwirner and Karsten Schubert, Bridget Riley is showing a group of 15 stripe paintings and a small collection of studies on paper.

Céline Condorelli, 2014, installation view at Chisenhale Gallery. Photo: Andy Keate. Commissioned by Chisenhale Gallery for How to work together a shared project with The Showroom and Studio Voltaire.
Friday Dispatch 6 Jun 2014 By Team

Céline Condorelli at Chisenhale Gallery, London

To the Chisenhale Gallery this week, the redoubtable incubator and R&D division for contemporary art that has been powering away in the East End for so many years, and is currently thriving under the directorship of Polly Staple.

Jan Pleitner, untitled, 2013, oil on canvas, 100 x 70cm, courtesy Ancient & Modern, © Jan Pleitner
Friday Dispatch 30 May 2014 By Team

Jan Pleitner / Lee Lozano, ‘doowylloh’, at Ancient & Modern, London

I would like to draw your attention today to the work of Jan Pleitner whose new paintings are currently on show at Ancient & Modern in Whitecross Street.

Haris Epaminonda, installation view, 2014, Rowing, London. Photo: Plastiques photography
Friday Dispatch 23 May 2014 By teamcas

Haris Epaminonda & part wild horses mane on both sides, Part I / Part II at Rowing, London

This week I want to send you to the diminutive Rowing gallery in Kentish Town. Tucked away up a slightly shabby side street, and inhabiting a former piano factory, this outfit has been running since summer 2012 and works with an ultra-cool list of young artists that includes Andy Holden, Samara Scott and Rachel McLean.

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