Affinities: Jasmine Thomas-Girvan & Chris Ofili’ at David Zwirner – EXHIBITION REVIEW

I wanted ‘Affinities: Jasmine Thomas-Girvan & Chris Ofili’ at David Zwirner in Mayfair to be a lot better than it was. I’d never been before. Waiting until 10 past 6 to make the final move from Green Park to the Private View, I walked past one corporate gallery after another, boutiques that looked like galleries, … Continue reading Affinities: Jasmine Thomas-Girvan & Chris Ofili’ at David Zwirner – EXHIBITION REVIEW

Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life at Tate Modern – EXHIBITION REVIEW

Olafur Eliasson is attempting to celebrate shared experience through the art that is dominating the Tate Modern, but it just feels like everyone is sharing your experience. Phones jostle for the best view, flashes ruin the darkest moments, illuminated faces reveal the magic of what could be a powerful moment, should we be feeling something … Continue reading Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life at Tate Modern – EXHIBITION REVIEW

“Wherever I go, I take Ikon with me” – Interview with Jonathan Watkins, Director of Ikon Gallery

Jonathan Watkins leans back, folds his arms and crosses his legs before searching his mind for an artist suitable for articulating his point, looking at you through those dark-rimmed and impossibly circular glasses, glasses that have aided the eyes that have overseen the development of Ikon Gallery throughout the last 20 years. Twenty years. Twenty … Continue reading “Wherever I go, I take Ikon with me” – Interview with Jonathan Watkins, Director of Ikon Gallery