by ANNA McNAY
The first exhibition in this series, New Order: British Art Today, showcases the work of 17 up-and-coming artists.
The works on display are disparate, ranging from sculpture to painting, oils to industrial materials, kings and politicians to underpants and banana skins, but they are united by their shared investigation of 21st century living, in a culture where we are perpetually bombarded by imagery.
Nathan Cash Davidson
Dominic From Luton
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Alice Anderson: ‘I don’t refuse this world, I just need to explore alternatives to live with it today’
The artist talks about her unique method of “memorising” and “recording” objects in copper wire, and explains how this helps her to slow down and maintain an intimacy with the world around her
Virgile Ittah: ‘I think it’s in an artist’s genes – they never follow the rules’
The artist talks about her unique wax modelling technique, her current collaboration, and explains why she feels gender is no longer an issue
Nathan Cash Davidson: ‘I’m two different artists in the same person’
The artist discusses his current exhibition at the Hannah Barry Gallery, his interest both in recreating the past and in sci-fi, using collage to help create his compositions, and what it is to be both a painter and a rapper
The Shape of Things to Come: New Sculpture
Fragility in strength, destruction in creation, nature in artifice, beauty in abject deformation – these are just a few of the myriad paradoxes which confront the audience at the Saatchi Gallery’s current exhibition, The Shape of Things to Come: New Sculpture. Showcasing works by 20 international artists, and exploring an incredible range of materials, this survey show marks the first time the entire gallery has been devoted to works in 3D.