Martin Creed, Work No. 2656, Understanding
2016, Digital Film
TRT 3:11, © Martin Creed, Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth

Down on the Farm with Martin Creed

Country Life

Hauser & Wirth have galleries in Zurich, London, New York and now Los Angeles, but in rural Somerset, England, Iwan and Manuela Wirth have created…
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Dorothy Cross

Dorothy Cross

Frith Street Gallery / LONDON

The Irish artist Dorothy Cross’ explorations of the links between human activity and the natural world often possess great lyricism and poetic insight. Born in…
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Exterior of Newport Street Gallery.

The London Report

Damien Hirst's Newest Adventure

For years he was the bad boy of the art world, known for his sawn-in-half cows, his pickled sharks and his diamond-encrusted skull that cost…
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Hannah Collins, Thin Protective Coverings, 1986.

Hannah Collins

Camden Arts Centre / London

Space and architecture constitute, for Gaston Bachelard in his book, The Poetics of Space, a site for our memories, which become real and find a…
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James Lingwood, Artangel 
co-director, photo by Julian Abrams.

LONDON CALLING

Poetic Politics at the Heart of Artangel with James Lingwood

 James Lingwood arrives at the Artangel office in a fluorescent yellow cycling jacket, having just ridden across London from another meeting. He looks like an…
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Dexter Dalwood,Interior at Paddington, 2014

LONDON CALLING

Dexter Dalwood: London Paintings at Simon Lee Gallery

“To articulate the past historically does not mean to recognize it the way it really was,” wrote Walter Benjamin. “It means to seize hold of…
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Emma McNally, Choral Fields 1-6, 2014, © Linda Nyland.

LONDON CALLING

Mirrorcity at Hayward Gallery

London is one of the world’s leading centers for contemporary art and also has a history that reaches back beyond Roman times. It’s a place…
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Cerith Wyn Evans,
installation view,
© 2014 READS
Sponsored by Bloomberg 
Philanthropies, ©Cerith Wyn Evans/White Cube

LONDON CALLING: Cerith Wyn Evans

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

In a brick-arched space of the Serpentine Sackler Gallery—a Grade 1-listed 19th-century building in the middle of Hyde Park, originally designed to store gunpowder during…
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Polly Morgan, The Fall, 2012, fiberglass, various taxidermy, silicone casts.

LONDON CALLING: Polly Morgan

How I work

There are artists for whom the process of making art has become primarily a lucrative business: the brands of Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst come…
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Martin Creed, “What’s the point of it,” installation view,work no. 1092,2011, Hayward Gallery. © the artist. Photo Linda Nylind

London Calling

MARTIN CREED @ HAYWARD GALLERY

Martin Creed’s new exhibition—he of the 2001-Turner-prize-winning-light-bulb-turning-on-and-off-fame—is witty, playful, occasionally insightful and often very irritating. The exhibition spans the entire Hayward gallery and ranges from a…
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Eddie Martinez, The Feast
2010, © Eddie Martinez, 2010, Image courtesy of the Saatchi Gallery, London

LONDON CALLING: Body Language

Saatchi Gallery

Painting is like the proverbial zombie. It’s supposed to be dead but it won’t lie down. The last 50 years in British art has been…
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London Calling

London Calling

Phyllida Barlow, “Rift,” a site specific installation in three parts, 2012: Untitled: hoardings, 2012, courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth, London, photo by Maksim…
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