Current Events #42. A selection of UK art exhibitions and events for week 42 of 2017.
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Woolwich Print Fair
20-23 October 2017
With over 150 specialist artists and exhibitors, Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair is the only print fair in London to deal solely in contemporary printmaking, and the largest of its kind in the UK. Celebrating every aspect of printmaking – from etching and lithography, to woodblock and screen-printing, exciting emerging artists and established practitioners such as Chris Ofili, Paula Rego and Norman Ackroyd RA.
Woolwich Print Fair
Building 10, Major Draper Street, Royal Arsenal Riverside
26 October – 18 November 2017
An exhibition of the work of eight female contemporary abstract painters curated by Beth Davis-Hofbauer.
Unit 59, Osbonre Mall, Fareham Shopping Centre
Iconoclasts: Art out of the Mainstream
27 September 2017 – 7 January 2018
Maurizio Anzeri, Matthew Chambers, Daniel Crews-Chubb, Josh Faught, Aaron Fowler, Danny Fox, Makiko Kudo, Dale Lewis, Thomas Mailaender, Kate MccGwire, Renee So, Douglas White, Alexi Williams Wynn.
Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York’s HQ
VOICE – By Gavin Maughfling
23 – 28 October 2017
Stilled images and mute paint record fast-flowing narratives.
Westminster Reference Library
35 St Martin’s Street
Beyond the Trace
28 September – 12 November 2017
A solo exhibition of “psycho figuration” drawings by Nicola Tyson.
Unit 8 Rich Estate, 46 Willow Walk
A MANY SIDED THING: A Residency of Collaborations
16 – 27 October 2017
the first of four exhibitions in the 2017/18 Wimbledon Space programme, along the theme of Against Static: Technologies and Processes of Drawing. Tony Blackmore, Terrence Brett, Camilla Brueton, Alison Carlier, Jill Evans, Fiona Grady, Helen Goodwin, Barry Haskins, Sharon McElroy, Esperanza Perkins, Lisa Solovieva. Drinks Reception: Thursday 19 October 5-8pm.
Wimbledon College of Arts, Merton Hall Road
Peter Waldron: Odyssey
11 October 2017 – 18 November 2017
Peter Waldron’s abstract paintings are inspired by the rhythm, colour and energy of natural forms. This exhibition explores the artist’s life and career to date and brings together a selection of his paintings and sketches.
Swindon Museum and Art Gallery
Bath Road, Old Town
Jurassic Coast Art Exhibition
21-27 October 2017
The first in a series of exhibitions of the work of East Devon-based artist Colin Bentley who is working on a three-year artistic collaboration with the Jurassic Coast Trust. This first exhibition will present paintings from the Triassic section of the World Heritage Site, ranging from Orcombe Point in Exmouth to Seaton.
4 October – 17 November 2017
An exhibition of new editions, including screen, digital, and relief prints, laser etched panels, and tape drawings by Michael Craig-Martin.
Alan Cristea Gallery
43 Pall Mall
Origins: Alice Cescatti & Laura Fishman
17 – 27 October 2017
Two painters interested in nature. Opening: 19 October 2017, 6-9pm.
508 Kings Road Gallery
508 Kings Road
Chisenhale Art Place Open Weekend
20-22 October 2017
A weekend of open studios, tours, exhibitions and workshops. Events take place across the building, so it is an opportunity to explore Chisenhale Dance Space, Chisenhale Gallery and Chisenhale Studios at one time.
Open Studios – All of the 40 artist studios will be open throughout the weekend hours, to meet the artists, see their work and learn about their working processes:
Nicholas Cheveldave, Gail Pickering, Diane Martin, Virginia Phongsathorn, Fritha Jenkins, David Blackmore, Kate Hardy, Jo Stockham, Malcolm Jones, Matt Calderwood, Nigel O’Neill, Di Livey, John Fuller, Jon George, Kevin Harrison, Amikam Toren, Sheena Macrae, Marta Bakst, Sarah Kate Wilson, Ingrid Kerma, Vincent Milne, Charlotte Mew, Edward Chell, Dan Turner, Zoë Mendelson, Paulina Michnowska, Jeremy Hutchison, Richard Layzell, Karen Russo, John Askew, Joy Girvin, Sean Dawson, Lee Maezler, Shezad Dawood, Monika Oechsler, Sam Hodge, Alicia Paz, Diana Taylor, Andy Ridley, Mark Fairnington, Kevin Dunbar.
Chisenhale Art Place
64-84 Chisenhale Rd
11 October – 2 November 2017
The artists Denise de Cordova and James Fisher are at once theatrical director, set designer, toy-maker, mistress of ceremonies and costume designer. They exhibit paintings and sculpture with imagery in the form of toys as objects, objects as toys, children’s book motifs and strange landscapes, suggestive of folk-lore and myth. Curated by Katrina Blannin. Artist talk: Tuesday 31 October 5:00 – 6:30pm.
Level 5, Sherfield Building, Imperial College, South Kensington Campus, Exhibition Rd
From Land to Sea
12-28 October 2017
Paintings by Martin Laurance. Facebook event page.
21 St Nicholas St.
Drawings at the Triforium
11-26 October 2017
An exhibition of selected finalists of the Discerning Eye Drawing Bursary: Alex Blum, Meghana Bisineer, Jessie Brennan, Sophie Charalambous, Beatrice Haines, Emma Knowles, Anne Lynch, Fraser Scarfe, and Andre Wallace.
The show is open Monday – Friday, usually 10am – 4pm, but with some exceptions. Note: there is no entry fee if you are just visiting the exhibition.
The Temple Church
Mali Morris: Pearled and Pasted and other new paintings
19 October – 25 November 2017
Paintings by Mali Morris, part of her exploration of abstract painting that stretches back over forty years. Private view: 19 October 2017. Facebook event page.
158 New Cavendish Street
The Biscuit Factory Autumn Exhibition
8 September – 13 November 2017
A range of contemporary fine art, craft and design work from more than 200 artists. Still life painter Raquel Alvarez Sardina headlines with her new collection of paintings.
The Biscuit Factory
Newcastle upon Tyne
17-22 October 2017
Eight artists present a range of works: Mavis Barber, Javier L Cazenave, Kanwal Dhaliwal, Susan Keshet, Marguerite Knight, Ekaterini Koliakou, Philip Leevers, and Claire Weinstock. Private View: Thursday 19 October 6-9pm.
159 Bethnal Green Road
London E2 7DG
(Just off Brick Lane in East London)
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The image at the top is:
2016, Acrylic on paper, 25x18cm
by Nicola Tyson who is showing at The Drawing Room.