Frank Bowling Awarded Knighthood in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Frank Bowling in his South London studio, 2020, photo by Sacha Bowling, courtesy the artist

Artist Frank Bowling OBE RA has been given the honour of Knight Bachelor conferred upon him in the Birthday 2020 Honours List by Her Majesty The Queen. The Birthday Honours list recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom. During his six-decades long career, Bowling’s relentless pursuit of excellence … Read more

London Exhibitions. Gallery 1957. New works by Serge Attukwei Clottey, Yaw Owusu and Tiffany Alfonseca

Tiffany Alfonseca, Salena, 2020, charcoal, acrylic paint, and glitter, 30x40, courtesy the artist and Gallery 1957

Gallery 1957 presents new works by Serge Attukwei Clottey, alongside Yaw Owusu, Tiffany Alfonseca and more at 1-54 Contemporary AfricanArt Fair, London 8-10 October 2020 Gallery 1957 participates for a fifth year running at 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, held at Somerset House in London, from 8 – 10 October 2020. The presentation will include … Read more

London Exhibitions. Maureen Paley. GILLIAN WEARING 16 September – 25 October 2020

Maureen Paley is pleased to present the seventh solo exhibition by Gillian Wearing at the gallery. Gillian Wearing continues her exploration of identity, fiction, reality and the mask presenting a series of new works on paper, board, sculpture and film. Conceived over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the exhibition focuses mainly on works made … Read more

Maggi Hambling: 2020. Marlborough, London

From 15th October, Marlborough Gallery presents Maggi Hambling: 2020. This exhibition of recent paintings coincides with Hambling’s 75th Birthday, marking both a moment of looking in – a self-reckoning – as much as a commentary on the world, responding to the seismic events of the present. Hambling’s ‘twenty twenty’ clarity of vision, her search for the … Read more

Michael Werner Gallery. Georg Baselitz – I Was Born into a Destroyed Order

Michael Werner Gallery, London is pleased to present an exhibition of major works by German painter Georg Baselitz, one of the most important painters of the second half of the twentieth century. I Was Born into a Destroyed Order begins in the 1960s and surveys the first three decades of the artist’s career. A selection of seminal … Read more

Howard Hodgkin: Memories at Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert

An exhibition of paintings by Howard Hodgkin (including loans from Tate and private collections) provides insight into the master colourist’s fascination with memory In Autumn 2020, Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert presents an exhibition devoted to the art of Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017), widely regarded as one of the leading British painters of the last fifty years. Bringing together … Read more

Dana Schutz: ‘Shadow of a Cloud Moving Slowly’ at Thomas Dane Gallery

Dana Schutz. Shadow of a Cloud Moving Slowly. Opening: 12 September, 12-6pm. Exhibition dates: 16 September – 20 December 2020 ‘I think it’s interesting how narrative works in a painting — it’s not dictated in real time, but it does have its own time. So you can read the painting and it can unfold, but … Read more

BP Portrait Young Artist winner, Ania Hobson, celebrates modern women in her debut London show

Rising star of the UK art scene, Ania Hobson will showcase new work at her debut London solo exhibition. The artist will unveil an exciting collection at The Catto Gallery this September where, in her newest set of paintings, she builds on the contemporary figurative style that won her national acclaim. Two years ago, Hobson … Read more