Browsing Category: installation

  • Mens Suits by Charles LeDray

    Published on Culture 24 Mens Suits by Charles LeDray, The Fire Station, London, until September 20 2009 First, note the missing apostrophe from the title of this show, in which attention to detail is everything. It’s an intentional flaw which reads like a warning to expect something from the lower end of fashion. The typo …

    July 24, 2009
  • Cold Corners by Eva Rothschild

    Published on Culture 24 Cold Corners by Eva Rothschild, Duveens’ Commission, Tate Britain, London, until November 29 2009 Sometimes less space can be more. Tate Britain’s Duveens Galleries aren’t quite as large as the Turbine Hall just down the river at Tate Modern, but the neo-classical surroundings offer quite different possibilities. When commissioned to fill …

    July 24, 2009
  • The Elephant Bed by John Grade

    Published on Culture 24 John Grade – The Elephant Bed, Fabrica, Brighton, until August 31 2009 Brighton and Hove rests on a layer of powdered elephant, but do not be alarmed. The pachyderms in question lived in prehistoric times, sharing the region with buffalo and deer. Their remains are collected in a strip of shale …

    July 24, 2009
  • Mauritania via Shoreditch

    Published on Culture 24 Currents of Time: New work by Zineb Sedira, Iniva at Rivington Place, until 25 July 2009 From the window of Rivington Place, three photos offer a mirthless reproach to a comedy café opposite. Boats sink into a menacing sea. Time and the elements blacken what remains. The camera freezes each vessel …

    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