A PROGRAMME OF SPECIAL EVENTS AT GALLERIES IN LONDON EC1 & WC1

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A PROGRAMME OF SPECIAL EVENTS AT GALLERIES IN LONDON EC1 & WC1

Within walking distance of Angel and Barbican tube stations.

22 GALLERIES AND AN ARTISTS’ STUDIO IN LONDON WC1 AND EC1 WILL BE OPENING THEIR DOORS AND EXTENDING OPENING HOURS ON SATURDAY 18 MAY 2013 FROM 12 TO 8PM – MANY ARE HOSTING SPECIAL EVENTS, TALKS, BOOK LAUNCHES AND DRINKS. CUBITT GALLERY ON THE FRINGE OF WC1 OFF PENTONVILLE ROAD AND STRANGELOVE STUDIOS AT ST MARK’S CLERKENWELL WILL ALSO BE TAKING PART AND THROWING THEIR DOORS OPEN.

1. ANCIENT & MODERN 12NOON-8PM
201 WHITECROSS STREET, EC1Y 8QP
020 7253 4550
EXHIBITION: ALAN KANE – PUNK SHOP
ALAN KANE FUSES THE JOKE SHOP WITH HIS FIRST ADULT ART EXPERIENCE IN 1977 ON ENTERING SEDITIONARIES – VIVIENNE WESTWOOD AND MALCOLM MCLAREN’S BOUTIQUE ON THE KING’S ROAD. FINAL DAY OF THE EXHIBITION.
EVENT: ARTIST SIGNING OF LIMITED EDITIONS AND FINNISSAGE WITH APERITIFS 4-6PM.
2. ARCADE 12NOON-8PM
87 LEVER STREET, EC1V 3RA
020 7608 0428
EXHIBITION: POLITICS – CECILIE GRAVESEN, RUTH HÖFLICH, SARA KNOWLAND, FERNAND LÉGER, MARIA ZAHLE
3. ART REVIEW (NOT OPEN)
1 HONDURAS STREET, EC1Y 0TH
020 7107 2706
4. BREESE LITTLE 12NOON-8PM
30D GREAT SUTTON STREET, EC1V 0DU
07984 950951
EXHIBITION: DIMITRI KOZYREV
DIMITRI KOZYREV’S FIRST SOLO EXHIBITION IN LONDON. HIS COMPLEX PAINTINGS NEGOTIATE PHYSICAL AND MENTAL EXPANSIVE VISTAS REFERENCING MODERN HISTORY AND THE AVANT-GARDE THROUGH ABSTRACTION.
5. CABINET (CONTACT FOR DETAILS)
APT 6, 49-59 OLD STREET, EC1V 9HX
020 7251 6114
6. CARSLAW ST LUKES 12NOON-8PM
137 WHITECROSS STREET, EC1Y 8JL
020 7490 3667
EXHIBITION: MELANIE MANCHOT – LEAP AFTER THE GREAT ECSTASY
INSPIRED BY WERNER HERZOG’S GREAT ECSTASY OF WOODCARVER STEINER AWARD-WINNING FILM MAKER MELANIE MANCHOT OBSERVES DANGEROUS QUESTS FOR PERFECTION IN THE DESIRE FOR SKI JUMP WORLD CUP GLORY.
7. CHARLIE DUTTON GALLERY 12NOON-8PM
1A PRINCETON STREET, WC1R 4AX
0207 831 0889
EXHIBITION: WE SELL PORNOGRAPHY HERE
GROUP SHOW WITH MARIA BAJT, CECILIA BONILLA, LILLI HARTMANN, ALY HELYER AND KATE LYDDON. THE HUMAN CONDITION HERE IS SPEWED UP AND OFFERED FREELY, WITH LITTLE RESPECT FOR SOCIAL MORES OR POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, EXPECT THE WORK OF THESE FIVE ARTISTS TO BE ALARMING; UNNERVING; AND OMINOUS IN TONE.
8. CONTEMPORARY ART SOCIETY 12NOON-8PM
59 CENTRAL STREET, EC1V 3AF
020 7017 8400
EXHIBITION: IVAN SEAL
THE SOCIETY ENCOURAGES APPRECIATION OF CONTEMPORARY ART BY WIDE AUDIENCES DONATING WORKS BY NEW ARTISTS TO MUSEUMS – ART GALLERIES SUCH AS NORWICH CASTLE TO WHOM IVAN’S EXHIBITED WORK WAS GIFTED.
9. CUBITT GALLERY 12NOON-8PM
8 ANGEL MEWS, N1 9HH
020 7278 8226
EXHIBITION: AARON FLINT JAMISON
THE ARTIST PRESENTS A NEW COMMISSION FOR THE GALLERY. JAMISON IS EDITOR OF ACCLAIMED PUBLISHING PROJECT VENEER MAGAZINE AND OVERSEEING EXHIBITIONS ON IAN HAMILTON FINLAY AT YU HIS ARTS CENTRE IN PORTLAND, OREGON.
10. DALLA ROSA GALLERY 12NOON-8PM
121 CLERKENWELL ROAD, EC1R 5BY
EXHIBITION: CATRIN MORGAN – THE AGE OF WIRE AND STRING
CATRIN’S ILLUSTRATIONS ARE FOR BEN MARCUS’ BOOK THE AGE OF WIRE AND STRING (GRANTA BOOKS, MAY 2013), A CLASSIC OF INNOVATIVE FICTION. OTHER ILLUSTRATIONS ENVISION IDEAS ABOUT THE WORLD CONJURED UP BY THE NOVEL.
11. DOMOBAAL 12NOON-8PM
3 JOHN STREET, WC1N 2ES
07801703871
EXHIBITION: FLOOD/Ní BHRIAIN/VARI
DAMIEN FLOOD / AILBHE Ní BHRIAIN / MHAIRI VARI
EVENT: DAVID GATES PRESENTS THE RURAL COLLEGE OF ART’S OPEN DAY 2013:
POP DOWN TO THE COLLEGE TAKING UP TEMPORARY RESIDENCY IN A 1730S BRICK COAL VAULT 12 NOON – 8PM
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BÜRO: OFFERING A SELECTION OF DOMOBAAL EDITIONS / GUEST PUBLICATIONS / COLLABORATIONS / HANDMADE BOOKS / CHAPBOOKS / NEWSPRINT EDITIONS / EDITIONS / BEERMATS / ALL AVAILABLE AT ATTRACTIVE RATES ON THIS DAY ONLY
TERMS: CARDS / CASH / PAYPAL / SWAPS
12. EAGLE GALLERY 12NOON-8PM
159 FARRINGDON ROAD, EC1R 3AI
0202 7833 2674
EXHIBITION: JULA FARRER – HELICAL LINKS
THE AWARD WINNING ARTIST’S 3RD SOLO EXHIBITION WITH EAGLE GALLERY INVESTIGATING THE AMORPHOUS GEOMETRY OF SPACE AND ITS CONSTRUCTED FORM, TWISTING AND ROTATING STRUCTURES CREATING ILLUSIONS OF 3D.
EVENT: POP-UP FOR THE DAY: EMMA JEFFS/N&N WARES TEXTILE SURFACE DESIGNS ON SCARVES.
13. FOLD GALLERY 10AM-8PM
15 CLERKENWEL CLOSE, EC1R 0AA
020 7207 4845
EXHIBITION: GROUP SHOW – SPEAK, CLOWN!
MORE OF AN EXPERIENCE THAN SHOW, CONCEIVED IN KINSHIP WITH SURREALISTS, PRE-SURREALIST VISIONARIES AND PSYCHOPATHOLOGICAL ART, THE WORKS COVER THE GAMUT OF THE COMIC, DISTURBING, AMUSING AND CONFUSING.
14. GAGOSIAN GALLERY 10AM-8PM
6-24 BRITANNIA STREET, WC1X 9JD
020 74933020
EXHIBITION: RACHEL WHITEREAD – DETACHED
WHITEREAD’S SCULPTURE EXPANDS ON MINIMALISM BY IMPLICATING THE TRACES OF INDIVIDUAL PRESENCE LEFT ON OBJECTS AND NEGATIVE SPACES FROM WHICH THEY ARE CAST. HUMAN EXPERIENCE TOUCHES HER CONSTRUCTIONS.
15. MARIA STENFORS 12NOON-8PM
UNIT 10, 21 WREN STREET, WC1X 0HF
020 7837 0819
EXHIBITION: MARTIN GUSTAVSSON – INDENTATIONS
A MAJOR NEW SERIES OF PAINTINGS BY THE ARTIST REVEALING A PHYSICAL ROTATION THROUGH A FIXED VIEWPOINT LIKE SNAPSHOTS OF A FILM OF A SCULPTURE IN ITS DYSFUNCTIONAL DISJOINTEDNESS.
EVENT: JOIN THE ARTIST FOR DRINKS, GRAVLAX AND OTHER SCANDANAVIAN SPECIALITIES.
16. MARSDEN WOO GALLERY 12NOON-8PM
17-18 GREAT SUTTON STREET, EC1V 0DN
020 7336 6396
EXHIBITION: MARTIN SMITH AND ANJA MARGARETHE BACHE
17. ROD BARTON 12NOON-8PM
ONE PAGET STREET, EC1V 7PA
020 728 3259
EXHIBITION: BRYAN DOOLEY – RABBIT IS RICH
BRYAN DOOLEY’S FIRST LONDON SOLO SHOW BREACHES PHOTOGRAPHIC CONVENTIONS WITH CONTENTS WHICH SPILL OUT OF THEIR BORDERS RUPTURING SPACE THROUGH SURFACE MANIPULATION.
18. ROKEBY 12NOON-8PM
5-9 HATTON WALL, EC1N 8HX
020 7193 5034
EXHIBITION: ELI CORTIÑAS – BIRD, CHERRY, LOVER
ELI CORTIÑAS’ FIRST SOLO EXHIBITION IN LONDON OF FOUND FOOTAGE VIDEO WORK EXAMINES THE CONSTRUCTION OF FEMALE IDENTITY ASKING THE VIEWER TO READ MEANING INTO THEM AND CONSIDER THE CONTEXTS OF THE ORIGINALS.
19. THE ARTS CATALYST 12NOON-8PM
50-54 CLERKENWELL ROAD, EC1M 5PS
020 7251 8567
EXHIBITION: PATRICK STEVENSON-KEATING – ELASTIC DIMENSIONS
ARTS CATALYST COMMISSION ART THAT CRITICALLY ENGAGES WITH SCIENCE. PARTICK’S QUANTUM PARALLELOGRAPH IS A PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT PROJECT CONCERNING QUANTUM PHYSICS AND MULTIPLE UNIVERSES TO SEE ALTERNATE REALITIES.
EVENT: BOOK SALE COVERING 20 YEARS OF PROJECTS AND VIDEO DOCUMENTATION OF SOME OF THEM.
20. TINTYPE 12NOON-8PM
3RD FLOOR, 18 ST CROSS STREET, EC1N 8DX
07946 545 978
EXHIBITION: ADAM GILLAM – IDEAL PASTE
TINTYPE WILL BE SHOWING ADAM GILLAM’S SOLO SHOW. HIS COMIC, DELICATE SCULPTURES HAVE AN IMPROMPTU QUALITY, AKIN TO A MAKESHIFT MOMENT WHICH IS GIVE FORM.
EVENT: ADAM GILLAM AND LOUISE HOWLETT WILL BE PLAYING RECORDS FROM THEIR COLLECTION.
21. WORK 12NOON-8PM
10A ACTON STREET, WC1X 9NG
0207 713 5097
EXHIBITION: DAVID EVANS – THE ART OF WALKING: A FIELD GUIDE
TO CELEBRATE ITS PUBLICATION, WORK IS HOLDING A ONE-DAY EXHIBITION OF WORK FEATURED IN THE BOOK THE ART OF WALKING: A FIELD GUIDE (BLACK DOG PUBLISHING). IT IS THE FIRST SURVEY OF WALKING IN CONTEMPORARY ART.
EVENT: 3-4.30PM EDITOR DAVID EVANS AND ARTIST-WRITER DAVID COMPANY WILL TALK ABOUT WALKING AND ART. PLACES ARE FREE BUT LIMITED: PLEASE RESERVE BY RSVP TOpress@workgallery.co.uk
22. WW GALLERY 12NOON-8PM
34/35 HATTON GARDEN, EC1N 8DX
01753 342 128
EXHIBITION: BROUGHTON & BIRNIE BERLIN THE FORGER’S TALE: QUEST FOR FAME AND FORTUNE
AN IMMERSIVE, EXPERIENTIAL, NARRATIVE, MUSEUM-STYLE INSTALLATION, IN WHICH BROUGHTON AND BIRNIE PUT ON THEIR CONTEMPORARY TAKE ON THE WEIMAR ERA: DEGENERATE ART BECOMES REGENERATE, AUDIENCE IS CABARET.
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SPECIAL GUESTS:
ST. MARK’S CRYPT, MYDDELTON SQUARE, EC1R 1XX
07954 336173
STRANGELOVE STUDIOS, LOCATED IN THE CRYPT OF ST MARK’S CHURCH, WILL PRESENT ARTWORKS, INTERVENTIONS AND EVENTS IN AND AROUND THE CHURCH, INCLUDING A CIRCUMNAVIGATING HEARSE AND PERFORMANCES IN THE BELL TOWER, BY RESIDENT ARTISTS: NAT BREITENSTEIN, JASON AUGUSTINE CARR, PHILIPPA HADLEY CHOY, WILLIAM HORNER AND CHRISTOPHER ROUNTREE
EVENT: SALON PARTICULIER WILL HOST AN EVENING SALON OF TALKS AND DINNER AT 8PM: WITH SPEAKERS REV ELIZABETH ADUEKUNLE, ARTIST TOM ELLIS AND DR PATRICIA LYONS TICKETS AVAILABLE AT SALONPARTICULIER.ORG
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