The Manchester-based artist uses techniques from the Northern Renaissance in an attempt to investigate our present-day celebrity worship.
How should we take all this buffoonery? In part, it looks like satire. But what exactly are they poking fun at?
In her new exhibition at White Cube Bermondsey, the artist presents works that loom and cower, at one moment inviting us in, at the next shutting us out.
BASEL, Switzerland — How many works by Alexander Calder are out there?
LONDON — Losing the Compass, at White Cube in London’s Mason’s Yard, aspires to critique geographical, aesthetic, and other sorts of hierarchies.
LONDON — Theaster Gates’s latest show at White Cube is, surprisingly, largely limited to paintings and sculptures.
Out across the pond, there’s an art fair going on. Only slightly overshadowed by the Ai Weiwei Turbine Hall installation debacle, London’s Frieze Art Fair has been soldiering on nonetheless to bring collectors to the art, and vice versa. We’ve combed over the internet to bring you some impressions of the fair, the quality of the work on display, and the possibility of a newly invigorated market. Optimism still hasn’t frozen over!