Category Archives: Art exhibition

Countdown to Documenta 14

I am off the Document 14! This is a great treat, especially as I had pleasure of attending DocumentA 13 in 2012. It is amazing to have the opportunity to attend consecutive Documenta instalments, which occur once every five years. … Continue reading

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Look Van Gogh, it’s Ofosu without paint, brush or canvas!

GalleriaClic is excited to promote Edward Ofosu’s first solo exhibition of essentially iPad art. One of Ofosu’s artistic heroes is David Hockney. And why should Ofosu not admire Hockney, after all, the pioneering artist not only experimented with iPad art, … Continue reading

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Banksy’s Pigeons versus Exhibit B: Lessons in how to and how not to

For about 24 hours in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, a contemporary work of art resonated with us as a contemporary audience, while being effortlessly clever and intelligent. Then it was stopped dead in its tracks. But this need not matter, thanks to … Continue reading

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Turner Prize 2014: A retort

‘It’s about owning images and disorientating them’: Turner prize 2014 nominee James Richards should not need to explain his work(!)

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Mishka Henner: The Brutal Beauty of Prophetic Photography

Of nine exhibiting photographers, the images of Mishka Henner captured the theme of “Consumption” in the Prix Pictet exhibition of shortlisted photographs at the Victoria & Albert Museum. In this instalment of Prix Pictet’s efforts to “harness the power of … Continue reading

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Thinking Big: Pondering on anarchy and futility

‘All is futile’ laments Solomon in the Bible and its all “pretentious crap” agrees Zhivago Duncan in Christie’s and Saatchi Gallery’s Thinking Big. So nothing new through the passage of time then! Futility along with anarchy seems to be the big story in … Continue reading

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Naughty by nature: Art by Alexis van El

It is easy and hence forgivable to be misled by the look of Alexis van El’s sculptures. Yes the inspiration for the sculpture van El refers to as “bookforms” or metal books is nature, but not from what might seem … Continue reading

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