Sunday, 15 August 2010

Art events from 16.8.10 from Richard Martin

Dear artpops

To view in pictures and videos recent art show adventures in the London Art scene see - for those who are having trouble getting my e mails because of spam filters -you can get all the listings on
pv= art opening show party - all welcome no invitations needed

ON MONDAY 16-8-10
pv 6.30-8 pm Menier gallery 51 Southwark st e1 Group photography show - EXCALIBUR FINE ART present- ABOVE AND BELOW - landscape and underwater/seascape photos by IAN CLARKE and Michael Gerken contact
i may take a look in at this early on

ON TUESDAY 17-8-10
pv 6.30- 9.30pm A and D GALLERY 51 Chiltern st w1 LITTLE WONDER - show of major artists - prints and ephemera - Andy Warhol - Jasper Johns - David Hockney - Jenny Holzer etc i shall be here - the gallerists here are really great - i buy lots of art presents here [ some for myself - in fact mostly for myself] - i bought a great jasper johns - double picasso head print 1972 - for a bargain price recently

pv 6-8 pm Orange Dot gallery 54 Tavistock Place wc1h 9rg
Lost Villages - Sam Seager - photographic images of Japanese village life in remote locations -
this sounds interesting show - i hope to take a look in here

pv 6.30-9 pm Dream Space gallery 1-3 Dufferin st ec1y 8na BEHIND THE LINES - photographic portraits of poets i may go here - it looks a beautiful gallery space

pv 6-9pm coningsby gallery 30 tottenham st w1 DECKED group show of designers skateboard designs on skateboards - [good way to brake a leg] should be an eclectic show - with a passing nod to ethnographic tribal art me thinks

pv 6-8 pm AOP GALLERY -ASSOCIATION OF PHOTOGRAPHERS 81 leonard st ec2 open competition photography show

pv 6.30 to 10 pm ART at 42 gallery 42 Pembridge st Nottinh Hill w11 3hn POET artist Michael Horovitz GRAPHICS / POEMS rsvp to simon godley Michael is a lovely guy and a wonderful poetry galviniser - it's a pity he recently came only second in the oxford university poet post -

pv 6-8 pm [but unconfirmed so dont blame me if wrong] KINGS PLACE galleries 90 york way n1 9ag
Anthony Whishaw - Large paintings - Images on the edge of perception- very good 80 year old RA painter - i have really liked his paintings over the years - so will be going to this - the show proper starts friday so am guessing the pv is thursday
Also Art from Cape Farewll - leading artist's responces to climate change [the future looks grim climate /earth ecology wise but hey my operative words are -hay and shine]

ON FRIDAY 20.8.10
launch party PORTOBELLO FILM FESTIVAL 2010 at Portobello Pop-up Cinema 3 ackham road w10 5ty
6-9 PM LATE NIGHT opening at National Gallery Trafalgar SQUARE see FAKES AND FORGERIES SHOW for free - plus free music events

3-5 PM London Biennale art group and David Medalla -picnic and art debate- on the lawn in front of TATE MODERN bankside - CUT / UNCUT debate on - hazards, perils and perplexities of contemporary life and art - bring your own refreshments - The London Biennale art group is a uniquely democratic art group - anyone can join and be an art biennale artist - come and find out more at the picnic - David Medalla is one of my all time art pop favourites - he is an inspiring communicator
[for early birds-starting off early at 1pm taking a look in at William Blakes coloured etchings at TATE BRITAIN then at 2 pm taking Tate ferry boat to Tate Modern down the river ]

PV 6-9 PM Model Gardeners gallery 74 Brighton road stoke newington n16 beg
MATT WESTBROOK - Perpetual Stew - stew as a metaphor for art - artist will be serving lamb stew at pv - as well as his art concoctions and chatting about fatherhood - making things and Bruce Nauman -a heady mix

pv 6-9 pm FLOOR TEN GALLERY 42 warren house bromley high st e3 3hb - tube bow road
new work by Richard and michael Whitby

ON SUNDAY 22-8-10
1-7 PM OPEN STUDIO of multi media -artist Herve Constant - studio 29 -10 Martello st e8 [ also on saturday 21-8-10 1-7pm ] an alladins cave of powerful work - i have got a beautiful painting in oil and encaustic by Herve entitled - myth of sisyphus
Herve has very hospitable openings and film nights check his web site

ON MONDAY 23-8-10
6-8 PM artists talk and catalogue launch at JERWOOD ART SPACE 171 UNION ST SE1 0LN - i will go to this - current show - LOCATE - group show on theme of 'site"

ON TUESDAY 24-8-10
pv 6-8 pm Marlborough gallery 6 albermarle st w1 Caroline Walker - paintings it may be best to rsvp by e mail or phone - for an invite

Croatian Susak Art Biennale Expo 2010 23-29 august 2010
FAMILY - group art show - artists collaborations with their kids - curated by Cedric Christie and Vanya Balogh
private view 28 august 2pm see lots of artpops famous and not so famous including me [ and my son Lewis] - do collaborative art works with their offspring - check out the web site-
wish i could get to this show on the beautiful car free Croatian island of Susak

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ARTPOPS new websites
BARBARA DELANEY abstract art par excellence - particularly love the drawings
CHRIS MENDOZA - usa new york ,mural street artist par excellence - i have bought one of his drawings - we met at BASEL art fair

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cheers richard

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