Review: Fresh Hell at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris

Review by Rosa Rankin-Gee There is something life-affirming about the queues to see art in Paris. Perennially long, and slow, and full of people complaining…

About A Minute – The Gopher Hole, London

Review by Carla MacKinnon The Gopher Hole is a brand new venue and project space nestling beneath El Paso Restaurant at 350-354 Old Street in…

Review: From Back Home at the National Media Museum, Bradford

Review by Ceri Restrick The National Media Museum sets the bar for exhibiting world class art and culture. Swedish photographers, Anders Petersen (b. 1944) and…

Review: MK2Morrow: One Small Step for Milton Keynes

Review by Nicola Mann A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away urban designer and theorist Melvin M. Webber devised a radical plan…

Review: Turner Prize 2010

Review by Joseph Ewens Now in its 26th year, The Turner Prize has become an epicentre for contemporary art debate. Its mission to highlight the…

Review: 10 Dialogues at the RSA, Edinburgh

Review by Colin Herd Timed to coincide with Richard Demarco’s 80th birthday, the current show in the impressive and expansive galleries of the Royal Scottish…

Filmmaker Series – Part 2 Q&A with the Runners-up The Varava Brothers

Below is a Q&A with Jared Varava from the American filmmaking duo, the Varava Brothers. As one of the longer shorts on the Aesthetica Shorts…

Review: Fade Away at Transition Gallery, London

Review by Charles Danby Following hot on the heels of Transition’s inaugural ART BLITZ auction, a call to arms against impending arts cuts in the…

Review: High Society at the Wellcome Collection

Review by Robert J. Wallis, a Professor of Visual Culture & Director MA in Art History at Richmond The American International University in London. “Every…

Filmmaker Series – Q&A with Finalists from the Aesthetica Short Film Competition

To celebrate the launch of the Aesthetica Shorts 2011 DVD, there is a feature on the nature of short films and a discussion of the…

Re-visualising the cinematic: Angela Bulloch at Simon Lee Gallery

Angela Bulloch’s (b. 1966) Discrete Manifold Whatsoever opened early this autumn in London at Simon Lee Gallery, marking her first solo exhibition in the UK…

Art & Architecture – The Wider Debate – Interview with Carson Chan

Looking at the wider definitions of architecture, Marcin Szczelina chats with Carson Chan, co-director of PROGRAM in Berlin. To continue the debate, read the current…

The Democracy of Hunger at Open Show Studio, Athens

By Stephanie Bailey Taking over Sofia Touboura’s independent project space, Open Show Studio, for a one week programme of live poster painting sessions, sound performances…

Who are you? Where are you going?

Review by Jenny Thompson Answering these two questions initially seems easy. However, if we consider our social and emotional histories, we begin to uncover a…

The Manchester Contemporary 2010: Q&A with Director John Dare

For 2010 the second edition of The Manchester Contemporary (28 -31 October) continues to harnesses cutting-edge and critically engaged contemporary art in the North West…

Review: Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2010, A Foundation Liverpool

By Kenn Taylor Bloomberg New Contemporaries is an open-submission showcase for art students and recent graduates, which takes emerging artists and their works out of…

Gallery Update: TOM WESSELMANN at Haunch of Venison, London

TOM WESSELMANN: Works 1958–2004 opened earlier this month in London at Haunch of Venison, marking the most extensive exhibition of his work to date in…

Art & the Owner

In the early 20th century, Duchamp posed the question of ownership in art and yet despite all the ensuing discussions surrounding postmodernism, authorship and everything…

Liverpool Biennial Round-Up 2010

By Kenn Taylor The Liverpool Biennial, now in its sixth incarnation, is the largest festival of contemporary art in the UK. It’s a huge undertaking…

Q&A with Simon Oldfield, Director of the Simon Oldfield Gallery, London

The Simon Oldfield Gallery opened in Covent Garden earlier this year and with an exciting exhibition programme, the gallery offers a platform for emerging artists…