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Lost in Fathoms at GV Art, London

Anaïs Tondeur is an artist who delights in expeditions. Whether tracing the nascent wildlife burgeoning in the exclusion zone around the Chernobyl nuclear plant (Chernobyl’s Herbarium, 2011), or following the migration of a graphite pencil from its geological origins to … Continue reading

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Souzou: Outsider Art from Japan at the Wellcome Collection

Somewhat belatedly, here is my feature, written for Asian Art News, on the Wellcome Collection’s “Souzou: Outsider Art from Japan” show which ran from 28th March – 30th June 2013.

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William Utermohlen Retrospective, GV Art

The last time I wept at an exhibition was probably at the Imperial War Museum’s Holocaust display a decade ago. I don’t recall ever being moved to tears by an exhibition of art; this unprecedented event occurred at last week’s … Continue reading

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Polymath Exhibition, GV Art, London

Polymath is not only the title of GV art’s latest group exhibition; in many ways the word is an expression for the gallery’s raison d’etre, championing as it does artists whose work exists at the nexus between art and science, … Continue reading

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Reflections on Kinetica Art Fair 2012

When I bought my ticket for the Kinetica Art Fair, which took place from 9 – 12 February 2012 in Ambika P3, in the bowels of a former University of Westminster’s School of Engineering building near Baker Street, it was … Continue reading

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The beauty of Trauma

Trauma, the title of GV art gallery’s current group exhibition, is a word that carries various resonances, none of them benign. Trauma – whose etymology stems from the Greek “wound” – can be an injury or shock wrought upon the … Continue reading

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Sense of Taste: a delicious solo exhibition at GV Art

The exquisite sculptures on show in GV Art’s Sense of Taste, a solo exhibition of works by Ken and Julia Yonetani, have such myriad layers of meaning that you could stand contemplating them for an age. But to begin with … Continue reading

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