People Make Television
People Make Television, Raven Row, London 2023.
The offbeat East London gallery Raven Row returns with a treasure trove of 1970s participatory TV, providing a panoramic social history of a tumultuous time
Beneath the Surface, installation view, Lehmann Maupin, London, 2023. Photo: Eva Herzog.
This show brings together six artists, including Heidi Bucher, Lubaina Himid and Shirazeh Houshiary, using water as a motif by which to view history, culture and identity.
Sunshine State © Steve McQueen. Courtesy the artist, Thomas Dane Gallery and Marian Goodman Gallery. A Commission for International Film Festival Rotterdam 2022.
For this new installation, commissioned by the International Film Festival Rotterdam, Steve McQueen merges his family’s history with footage from the first ‘talkie’ in Hollywood cinema.
Ceyda Oskay. Photo courtesy John Beasley, Cork, 2022.
Oskay talks about her residency at Cork Printmakers in Ireland as part of a project that supports artists who are asylum seekers or refugees, and her work around the theme of migration.
Joseph Beuys. Untitled, 1954. Watercolour on brown paper, 35 x 24.5 cm (13.77 x 9.64 in). Photo: Charles Duprat. © Joseph Beuys Estate / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn, 2023.
Two concurrent exhibitions of Beuys’ work consider his drawings, the first spanning 40 years of his output and the second, curated by Antony Gormley, which explores the strong relationship the latter has developed with the German artist’s work.
Kyriaki Goni. Photo: Jules Lister.
The Greek artist discusses the interplay of technology with humans and nature that underpins her work, the influence of philosophy, botany and geology, and how she weaves these together with analogue and digital art to create powerful multimedia installations.
Behrang Karimi: Dinge Weltweit. Exhibition view, Maureen Paley, London, 2023. © Behrang Karimi, courtesy Maureen Paley, London. Photo: Mark Blower.
The longer you look at Karimi’s work, the less you understand it, as his dreamy, fragmentary paintings draw the viewer into his enigmatic world.
David Mach speaking to Studio International at his London studio, January 2023. Photo: Martin Kennedy.
Before his show Heavy Metal, now on at Pangolin London, we spoke to Mach about what fuels his inclination to work at scale and the importance of necessary extravagance when making art with the stuff of everyday life, from matches to shipping containers as well as architecture.
Portrait of Jenkin van Zyl. Photo courtesy the artist.
The artist and film-maker guides us through his fantastical world of dancing rats, pneumatic tubes, dance marathons and inflatable hellmouths.
Victoria Sambunaris. Untitled, (rider), Joshua Tree, California, 2021. Copyright Victoria Sambunaris. Courtesy of the artist and Yancey Richardson, New York.
In panoramic scenes of the Californian desert, Sambunaris captures the vastness and grandeur of the land, seeing it through the lens of social, political and environmental concerns.
Osman Yousefzada. Photo courtesy the artist.
He has dressed Beyoncé, wrapped Selfridges in Birmingham in a giant canvas, had a solo show at the V&A and written a memoir about his childhood as the son of immigrant parents. Here, he discusses his multidisciplinary approach to work and trying to open up ideas about culture.
Pierre Dunoyer. Photo: Laurent Lecat.
For his first solo exhibition in France in more than three decades, the French artist is celebrated through a retrospective of 14 paintings. He talks about his career and explains how working with young schizophrenics led to him overcoming his fear of becoming a painter.
Luca Massimo Barbero. Photo: Fredrick Nilsen Studio, courtesy Hauser & Wirth.
As the second in a trilogy of exhibitions dedicated to Lucio Fontana takes place at Hauser & Wirth New York, Luca Massimo Barbero, who curated it in collaboration with the Fondazione Lucio Fontana, explains why the artist is so important and what the three shows hope to achieve.
Frank Auerbach, Mornington Crescent, Summer Morning II, 2004. Oil on board, 51 x 51 cm. Ben Uri Collection. Acquired for the Ben Uri Collection in 2006 through the support and generosity of the Art Fund, MLA/V&A Purchase Grant Fund, Daniel and Pauline Auerbach, Frank Auerbach and Marlborough Fine Art London.
A virtual exhibition that leaves one visitor feeling more like a student on completing an essay than a gallery-goer having had a visceral encounter with 18 fabulous works of art.
David Altmejd. The Man and the Whale, 2022. Expanding foam, epoxy, glass eyes, acrylic paint, coloured pencil, steel, concrete and wood, overall: 174.6 × 60 × 57.3 cm (68 3/4 × 23 5/8 × 22 9/16 in). © the artist. Photo: © White Cube (Theo Christelis).
The Canadian sculptor welcomes visitors to his uncanny menagerie, filled with human-hare hybrids, creatures with multiple faces and disembodied mouths.
Sabine Marcelis. Photo: Cleo Goossens.
The Dutch designer talks about her installation at the Vitra Schaudepot, which shines a fresh light on the collection of the Vitra Design Museum in Germany, and explains how her passion for sport and nature has informed her work.
Uta Barth. Sundial (07.4), 2007. Chromogenic prints. © Uta Barth.
Leaving the buzz to the glamorous new spaces that international mega-galleries are opening in Los Angeles, an exhibition marking the 20th anniversary of the Getty Center is introducing the next generation of collectors to a new way of seeing.
Zineb Sedira talking to Studio International, London, December 2022. Photo: Martin Kennedy.
Sedira discusses her acclaimed French Pavilion for the 2022 Venice Biennale, as well as how the sea became a leitmotif for transnational identity in Can’t You See the Sea Changing?, her solo exhibition at De Le Warr Pavilion and Dundee Contemporary Arts.
Forrest Bess, Untitled (Rainbow with Arc), n.d. Oil on canvas, unframed: 25.2 x 30.5 cm (9 7/8 x 12 1/8 in), framed: 27.4 x 32.9 cm (10 3/4 x 13 in). Collection of Beth Rudin DeWoody. Photo: Robert Glowacki.. Courtesy Modern Art, London.
An alluring and alarming exhibition gathers the work and words of Forrest Bess, postwar America’s strangest visionary artist.
Jim Eyre. Photo: Ben Bisek.
Jim Eyre discusses working with – and creating - landmark structures, Battersea Power Station’s reinvention, how to avoid being starchitects and the steady growth, collaborative model he and his founding partner, Chris Wilkinson, established.
Saba Farhoudnia: Reflection. Installation view, Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, Jamaica, NY. Photo: Farzan Ghasemi.
Reflecting on violence, particularly against women and minorities, Farhoudnia’s paintings force us to see that the stories depicted in her works concern all of us and that we should not take freedom of choice for granted.
Anna Park. Last Call, 2021. Charcoal on paper on panel, 80 x 180 in. Courtesy of the artist and Blum & Poe, Los Angeles / New York / Tokyo.
Park is a prodigiously talented young artist whose charcoal drawings pulsate with manic, freakish figures and imagery from the internet and contemporary culture in a social comment on the modern American dream.
Thomas Cooper Gotch, Alleluia, exhibited 1896. Oil on canvas. Tate.
An exhibition that educates and enchants in equal measure, showcasing works by the ‘third wave’ pre-Raphaelites, who explored the spiritual, the subconscious, the social and the symbolist.
Sam Jury, This You Must Remember, 2022. Installation view, Cultural Centre of Belgrade. Three channel video installation with sound by Rob Godman, 39 min. Photo © Sam Jury.
War in Abkhazia in 1992-93 resulted in deaths, displacement and the loss of its national archive, wiping out centuries of material. In this exhibition, film-maker Sam Jury, composer Rob Godman and poet Anton Ochirov dig into conceptual notions of a ‘post-conflict’ scenario.
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