Browsing Category: 20th century

  • Preview: Star City – The Future Under Communism

    Exhibition: Star City: The Future Under Communism, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, February 13 – April 18 2010 With horizons sealed off by climate change and economic meltdown, it may be time to look backwards in order to start looking forwards again. Star City at Nottingham Contemporary presents visions of the future from behind the Iron Curtain. …

    February 6, 2010
  • Art must-sees of the month: February

    After a freakishly cold January, it is time to take a reading of the artistic temperature up and down the land. Here’s our guide to what’s hot in February. Afro Modern: Journeys through the Black Atlantic, Tate Liverpool Europe, North America, Africa and South America are connected by two important things, black culture and a …

    February 5, 2010
  • Preview: Modern Times at Kettle's Yard

    Modern Times – Responding to Chaos, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, until March 14 2010 Attempts to build a world order invariably result in chaos. Some of the outcomes can be seen at a new exhibition at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge. Modern Times: Responding to Chaos is the first of a series of shows in which creative protagonists …

    January 28, 2010
  • The Scottish Colourists at Pallant House

    Published on Culture 24 The Scottish Colourists – Paintings from the Fleming Collection, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, until November 1 2009 Between 1909 and 1912, Edinburgh was closer to Paris than London. The French capital was awash with new artistic ideas and two Scottish painters were already making a name for themselves as Fauvists. Samuel …

    July 30, 2009