Tag Archives: performance art
Posted on January 20, 2017 by Toothpicker
Matt Mullican: The Sequence of Things at Camden Arts Centre
I am not a fan of mega blockbuster art exhibitions, often I find them over-hyped and mentally exhausting. There are some smaller and out-of-the-centre art centres/galleries that I love visiting and Camden Arts Centre (in Hampstead) is one of them.
Recently, I went to [...]
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Posted on November 12, 2014 by Toothpicker
Top: Haggerston; Bottom: Hanqing Miao's performance
I used to spend much my time hanging out at the ICA, yet since summer, I have been frequently visiting another new arts/cultural space, The Proud Archivist in Haggerston (an area where I was not familiar with before). I have never eaten in the restaurant downstairs [...]
Posted on July 12, 2014 by Toothpicker
Ai Weiwei's 'Forever'
Last month, I visited Lisson Gallery to see the new exhibitions of two renowed contemporary conceptual artists, Ai Weiwei (until 19th July) and Richard Long (just ended).
I have quite mixed feelings towards Ai Weiwei because I often think that his political activism, colourful character and public relations seem to outshine [...]
This post was posted in London, Exhibitions, Art, Theatre & performance art, Chinese art and was tagged with London, art and design exhibitions, Chinese art, Marina Abramovic, Ai Weiwei, Richard Long, performance art
Posted on October 9, 2013 by Toothpicker
Art on the tube: Stop, look, listen! performance at Bermondsey tube station; Bottom right: Ladyrinth by Mark Wallinger
As the art world gets ready for Frieze and many other alternative art fairs next week, a newly launched Art Licks weekend took place 2 weeks before the art craze week.
Art Licks is an artist-led [...]
Posted on August 18, 2013 by Toothpicker
Previously, I have written about performance artist, Marina Abramovic's documentary, "The Artist Is Present". Now the NY-based artist is pledging on Kickstarter for backers to contribute towards her latest, ambitious and ground-breaking project, Marina Abramovic Institute.
The buzz lately has been mostly about the fundraising video featuring Lady Gaga naked practicing the performance [...]
Posted on July 14, 2013 by Toothpicker
I missed Barbican's Rain room installation earlier in the year because there were always long queues outside ( 12 hours was the record!) and I lack the patience for queuing... Luckily, the new outdoor installation supported by Barbican is most accessible, and it is perfect for this hot July!
Dalston House is an [...]
Posted on January 28, 2013 by Toothpicker
The Bruce Lacey experience at Camden arts centre
I have heard of the eccentric British artist Bruce Lacey before, but I wasn't familiar with his work until his exhibition at the Camden Arts Centre ( one of my favourite galleries in London which is not actually in Camden) back in the summer.
The exhibition [...]
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