Norbert Hirschhorn finds mythic significance behind a word & image collaboration between an artist and a poet
Matisse’s original idea of producing this cut and paste art form in the 1940s, was a major breakthrough in minimalism. The genius of a great artist is to make complex work in a simple way.
One of the more unlikely joys of Brussels life is the rotating EU presidency. Every six months, a different member of the 28-strong European Union takes on the task of presiding over policy-making. For the citizens of Brussels, it’s a chance for a cultural mini break without the expense and inconvenience of braving the airport.
In Brussels, art nouveau found its most complete expression in the architecture of Victor Horta. Now the Brussels’ Musees Royaux des Beaux Arts has devoted a huge new “Fin-de-Siecle” section, a museum in itself, to the artistic context in which he thrived.
Turner Contemporary has a knack for intelligently organising its exhibitions. The Alex Katz retrospective is prefixed by works chosen by the artist that have either influenced or affected him in some way.
Londongrip retrospective art exhibition – Michael Horovitz The paintings on this page are a selection from the work of Michael Horovitz, well-known British poet, performer and artist
LONDON GRIP exhibition Sandra Walker R.I. – Six Watercolours: New York – what painting makes of photography
A London Grip online exhibition of Girlie Paintings by Daphne Plessner
The Painting of Modern Life: Contemporary Photography and the Everyday Ruth Rosengarten explores an exhibition that enquires what painting makes of photography
400 Women: an exhibition by Tamsyn Challenger Curator: Gemma Rolls-Bentley
An art istallation in a West Dulwich church
Michael Sangster takes a close look at Fra Angelico – Predella of the high altarpiece in San Domenico, Fiesole (c.1423) & Andrea del Sarto – Portrait of a Young Man (1517-18)