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Monthly Archives: June 2012


The rebellious wit of Derek Boshier / Paul Gorman


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British rock music and art have always been closely aligned. Alongside their exhibition Peter Blake and Pop Music, Pallant House Gallery feature an examination of Derek Boshier’s work alongside The Clash and David Bowie.   Writer Paul Gorman examines the fifty-year career of an artist who remains fascinated with the cultural power of music.     Continue Reading »


Posted on June 29, 2012 at 1:53 pm

Richard Wilson: “I looked at the site and I thought… My God! The Italian Job”


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One of the most thrilling artistic responses to the idea of the Olympic year is Richard Wilson’s artwork Hang On a Minute Lads, I’ve Got A Great Idea… Playing on the notion of “going for gold” by recreating the final scene one of cinema’s most iconic bullion robberies, Wilson’s commission for the RELAY programme places  Continue Reading »


Posted on June 29, 2012 at 11:34 am

Review: Horizon (Five Pounds a Belgian)


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John Smith’s film at the Turner Contemporary as part of RELAY meticulously draws in the viewer, says Amanda King.   It seems perverse to be sitting in a dark, enclosed room watching John Smith’s wonderful film; Horizon (Five Pounds A Belgian) when its subject matter, the spectacular Margate seascape, is only a few steps away.  Continue Reading »


Posted on June 26, 2012 at 8:49 am

Platform / Lauren Stanton


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Partner: MK Gallery Exhibition title: Journeys  Exhibition dates: 30 August – 5 September 2012   Lauren Stanton, a graduate of The University of Northampton, is inspired by the spontaneity within drawing. Through repetitive movement and obsessive mark making, Stanton believes she is able to represent the emotional, physical and psychological states of the body and mind.  Continue Reading »


Posted on June 25, 2012 at 10:48 am