‘System.Painting. Construction. Archive’, showing at Lion and Lamb Gallery and featuring work by Clare Kenny, has been reviewed by Andy Parkinson on his website, ‘patternsthatconnect’. Parkinson says of Kenny’s work – ‘I am reminded of that old notion of painting as ‘a window on the world’, this particular ‘window’ being also physically blind-like, in that the paper support is folded, creating a material object that could function as a blind, obscuring the window’. Read the whole piece here.
Leah Capaldi will be participating in the Onion Series at the Royal College of Art on Sunday 23 June. She will be sharing her experiences since graduating in the roundtable discussion, Flourish or Fade – How to survive after art school, which begins at 3 pm. More information on the program can be found on ‘The Onions Discussion’ blog.
Saturday, 22 June | 3pm. Please join us at Cafe Gallery to mark the final weekend of ‘Mass. En Masse. Mass Medium’, curated by Alys Williams (Vitrine Director). Leah Capaldi’s performance ‘Lido’ will be happening within the installation; Alys Williams (exhibition curator) and Natasha Rees (artist and co-producer of the accompanying publication project) will give a tour of the exhibition and take questions; and artist James Lewis will present his lecture ‘Beyonce and Miami’, part of an ongoing enquiry into the sentiment ‘everything is material’. More details… here
Paul Carey-Kent has selected the group show system . painting . construction . archive at the Lion and the Lamb as one of a dozen highlights for June in his ArtLyst feature. The exhibition features Vitrine’s Clare Kenny alongside Andrew Bick, Cullinan Richards, Stuart Eliot, Robert Holyhead, Maria Lalic, Karim Noureldin, David Rhodes and Brandon Taylor. The piece can be viewed on ArtLyst as well as on Carey-Kent’s personal blog, Paul’s Art World.
Learn more about John Walter’s practise and solo show at VITRINE Bermondsey Street in his newly released interview with Velour. The piece covers the challenges in the run-up to the show and Walter’s reflections’s now that his exhibition is in full flow. Read it here.
John Walter has been commissioned by Smart Consultants in Aberdeen to curate a new mural for Aberdeen Inspired at McCombie Court in the heart of the city centre. The 7 metre long digitally printed vinyl mural depicts images and personalities associated with the region and this historic site and is a permanent new public artwork. Fine more information here.
Wil Murray’s work will be shown alongside the work of thirty other artist from Canada in The Painting Project Part 2: A Snapshot of Painting in Canada. Curated by Julie Bélisle and Louise Déry, the show will take place at GALERIE DE L’UQAM in Montréal, Québec, opening on 6 June and running until 6 July 2013. More information here.
Justin Eagle’s work will be included in the group show ‘Prop Up’ at Johnson’s Place, 107 Tanner’s Hill, London SE8 4QD. The show opens on 31 May and runs until 13 June. More information can be found here.