Abstract Critical

What’s On – July

Written by Sam Cornish

Lygia Clark, Machine â Medium, 1962, Golden aluminum, approx. 48.2 x 66.1 x 61 cm. Coleccion Patricia Phelps de Cisneros c. The World of Lygia Clark Cultural Association

Lygia Clark, Machine â Medium, 1962, Golden aluminum, approx. 48.2 x 66.1 x 61 cm. Coleccion Patricia Phelps de Cisneros c. The World of Lygia Clark Cultural Association

‘Radical Geometry: Modern Art of South America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection’, Royal Academy, 5 July – 28 September 2014. Developments across the continent from the 1930s until the 1970s. abstract critical will review later in the month.

Phillip King, King Blue Blaze installed at Le Consortium, Dijon, 2013 Courtesy the artist and Thomas Dane Gallery, London

Phillip King, King Blue Blaze installed at Le Consortium, Dijon, 2013
Courtesy the artist and Thomas Dane Gallery, London

‘Phillip King’, Thomas Dane Gallery, 11 June – 26 July; Phillip King: An Outdoor Exhibition of Sculpture’, Ranelagh Gardens, Chelsea, June 25- August 25. Both exhibitions include sculptures by King from the early sixties until the present. King’s sculptures of the sixties and seventies can be startling – the later work often repeats the same formulas, but perhaps to diminished effect.

John Bunker, Falling Figure, 2014, mixed media collage on MDF, 54 x 52.5cm

John Bunker, Falling Figure, 2014, mixed media collage on MDF, 54 x 52.5cm

‘John Bunker: Six Fugues’, Westminster Reference Library, St Martin’s Street, 1-15 July (disclaimer – I organised the exhibition). Bunker is also showing collages in his studio: ‘Ram Raiders, Snake Charmers and Rope Burns’, 11-17 July, open Saturday 12th & Saturday 13th, 1-6pm, and by appointment (07837571184), Unit 3 Projects Space, ASC Studios, Empson Street.

Sam Francis, Untitled, 1962, acrylic and gouache on paper, 35.5 x 49.5 cm. Courtesy of Bernard Jacobson Gallery

Sam Francis, Untitled, 1962, acrylic and gouache on paper, 35.5 x 49.5 cm. Courtesy of Bernard Jacobson Gallery

‘Sam Francis’, Bernard Jacobson Gallery, 5 June – 31 July. Paintings and works on paper from the 1950s to the 1990s.

Berendes, Bick

‘Conversations around Marlow Moss’, work by Eva Berendes and Andrew Bick

Conversations around Marlow Moss’, & Model, Leeds, 12 June – 18 July: work by Eva Berendes, Andrew Bick, Katrina Blannin, Liadin Cooke, Cullinan Richards, Adam Gillam, Maria Lalic, Peter Lowe, David Saunders, Jean Spencer, Jeffrey Steele. The exhibition is curated by Andrew Bick and Katrina Blannin in response to the Leeds City Art Gallery’s Moss exhibition, on until 7 September.

Cheyney Thompson Drunks,, Installation view, 7 June – 26 July 2014, Campoli Presti, London Courtesy of Campoli Presti, London / Paris

Cheyney Thompson, Drunks, Installation view,Courtesy of Campoli Presti, London / Paris

‘Cheyney Thompson: Drunks’, 7 June – 26 July 2014, Campoli Presti, London.

Gwennan Thomas, Untitled, 2014, oil on linen, D 30cm

Gwennan Thomas, Untitled, 2014, oil on linen, D 30cm

‘Infinity: One’, Dalla Rosa, June 13 – July 19, Paintings and works on paper by Karl Bielik, Terry Greene, Gwennan Thomas, and David Webb.

Also on: ‘Wunderkammer’, Bartha Contemporary, July 4 – September 13. Including works by William Burroughs, Enio Iommi, Imi Knoebel, Mike Meiré, Giullia Ricci, Beat Zoderer; ‘Ian Homerston: Whereas’, Cole London, 28 June – 28 July; ‘Prabhavathi Meppayil: Nine Seventeen’, Pace, Lexington Street, 26 June – 2 August; ‘Paul Jenkins: On Canvas and Paper 1989-2009′, Redfern Gallery,  4 June – 29 August; ‘Signals London (1964-1966)’, England & Co, 17 June – 26 July; ‘Automatic Art: human and machine processes that make art’, GV Art Gallery, 4 July – 26 July; ‘The Visual Revolution: Russian Avant-Garde Photography’, Richard Saltoun, 9 July – 29 August; ‘Bridget Riley: The Stripe Paintings 1961-2014′, David Zwirner, 13 June – 25 July; ‘Toby Ziegler’, The New Art Centre, 12 July – 7 September; ‘Mondrian and Colour’, Turner Contemporary, Margate, 24 May – 21 September; ‘Mondrian and his Studios’, Tate Liverpool, 5 June – 5 October;  ‘Abstract America Today’, Saatchi Gallery, 20 May – 28 September; ‘International Exchanges: Modern Art and St Ives 1915-1965′, Tate St Ives, 17 May – 28 September; ‘Malevich: Revolutionary of Russian Art’, Tate Modern, 16 July – 26 October.

 

 

 

  1. Robert Devcic said…

    Thanks for mentioning Automatic Art. We have extended the show until 10 September. Kind regards, Robert

  2. Sam said…

    The John Bunker exhibition has been extended until the 19th, this Saturday…

  3. nick moore said…

    oops sorry should be 5th July!

  4. nick moore said…

    Blimey, what a busy Summer; I would like to add to the list ‘Material:Gesture’, paintings by Nick Moore and Andrew Hardwick at the Sidcot Arts Centre, nr. Bristol, 5th June to 16th August, Thursdays and Fridays 11am to 6pm, Saturdays 10am to 4pm.
    ta