Browsing Category: conceptual

  • Real icons at the NPG

    Published on Culture 24 Fabiola, Francis Alÿs, National Portrait Gallery, London, until September 20 2009 Amid the many famous faces at the National Portrait Gallery are two rooms packed with 300 images of a fourth century Christian saint. It’s doubtful they capture her likeness, but they bear a striking resemblance to one another. On all …

    July 4, 2009
  • Chichester's Material World

    Published on Culture 24 Contemporary Eye: Material Matters, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, until September 2009 The courtyard of Pallant House Gallery is a place of contrasts. The red brickwork of the historic townhouse lies opposite the cool exterior of a modern exhibition space. It’s a stone’s throw from Chichester town centre, and today the birdsong …

    July 4, 2009