Clay Perry photographs on exhibition in Brazil
Clay Perry’s photographs of London’s art scene of the late 1960s, in particular his images of Latin American artists working in London and exhibiting at the legendary Signals gallery, are the subject of the exhibition Vangarda de Londres at Galeria Transversal in São Paolo, Brazil.
Chris Kenny and Satomi Matoba in Mappa Mundi in Lisbon
1 February–25 April 2011
Chris Kenny and Satomi Matoba are represented in the exhibition Mappa Mundi at the Berardo Museum Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal. The exhibition, curated by Guillaume Monsaigneon, “assembles artists who, over the past 40 years, have worked on maps and who have questioned cartographical representation.”
Other artists in the exhibition include Alighiero e Boetti, Joseph Kosuth, Kathy Prendergast, Susan Stockwell, Michelangelo Pistoletto and Guillermo Kuitca.
Vézelay: Modern British Sculpture at the Royal Academy
22 January–7 April 2011
London’s Royal Academy of Arts presents the first exhibition for 30 years to examine British sculpture of the 20th century. The show will represent a unique view of the development of British sculpture, exploring the meaning of the terms British and sculpture by bringing the two together in a chronological series of themed galleries. Paule Vézelay’s Five Forms (1935-36) – acquired from England & Co by Tate in 2000 – is displayed in the exhibition.
Harald Smykla performs Movie Protocols at QUAD
13 November 2010–16 January 2011
Over the weekend of 25-28 November, Harald Smykla will be making Movie Protocols of films on the first floor mezzanine of QUAD in Derby while the films are simultaneously being screened in the QUAD cinemas as part of the ID Fest programme. An exhibition of these, and other Movie Protocol drawings will be on view at QUAD until 16 January 2011.
The Barans: Camera-less Photography at the V&A
13 October 2010–27 March 2011
Zafer and Barbara Baran are included in the display A History of Camera-less Photography accompanying the exhibition Shadow Catchers: Camera-less Photography at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The display explores the camera-less image from the 1850s to the present and includes works by Man Ray, László Moholy-Nagy, Frederick Sommer, the Barans and Cornelia Parker. Zafer and Barbara Baran will be discussing their working process on 24 Nov, 1–4pm, in the Sackler Centre Digital Studio at the V&A.
UnSpooling in Manchester with Harald Smykla
2 October 2010–9 January 2011
A performance by Harald Smykla will feature at the launch event of UnSpooling – Artist & Cinema, at Cornerhouse, Manchester, in conjunction with the AND (Abandon Normal Devices) festival of new cinema and digital culture. The exhibition will feature the work of 19 international artists, including David Claerbout, Elizabeth McAlpine, Gebhard Sengmüller, Ming Wong.
Brian Griffin: Exhibitions in Birmingham and Paris
Birmingham, 30 September–21 November 2010; Paris, 18 November 2010–23 January 2011
Birmingham-born photographer Brian Griffin is celebrated by three complementary exhibitions in his home city, including Face to Face, a major retrospective exhibition of his portraits. Griffin’s exhibition The Black Country – based on his childhood memories – is currently at the College des Bernardins in Paris.
Stuart Brisley: Tate acquisitions from England & Co
Tate have acquired three works by Stuart Brisley this year. Two works – an early, untitled painting from 1960, and a copy of the film Arbeit Macht Frei (1972-73) – were purchased from England & Co, with a third film, Sweating the Hole (2006), given by the artist.
Sara Bevan’s Soul House at the the Petrie Museum
21 September – 2 October 2010
Following a year-long project funded by the Arts Council of England and UCL Museum and Collections, Sara Bevan exhibits a series of digital collages inspired by the space and atmosphere of the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology and its collection of Egyptian artefacts. With an additional display of these images outside 1–10 Torrington Place, London WC1, the exhibitions mark the official re-opening of the museum.
John Dugger returns to Ikon
20 July – 5 September 2010
John Dugger traveled from California to Birmingham to install works – including Star Weaver – in This Could Happen to You: Ikon in the 1970s. This is the second exhibition tracing the history of the Ikon gallery’s artistic programme. Other artists include David Medalla, Stuart Brisley, David Hepher and Jeremy Moon.