Four Upcoming Group Shows

‘Make Believe’ part of ‘Concrete and Glass’.

3rd – 20th Oct 2008, PV 2nd Oct.

Curated by Catherine Loewe.

Nicholls & Clarke Building, 3-10 Shoreditch High Street,London. E1 6PG (Entrance at Blossom Street).

See www.concreteandglass.co.uk for map.

“If Art concerns the manifestation of an idea through the handling of material, this exhibition presents a renewed emphasis on the productive gap between practice and product. Tyco track, icing sugar, feather, lard, wood, plaster, paint, paper, porcelain, video and photography: in a seductive array of media, this show highlights the artiwork’s passage from base materiality to symbolic form.”

Artists include: Jacqueline Brown, Jodie Carey, Ruth Claxton, Katarina Forss, Robert Fry, Nick Hornby, Ryan Mosley, Daniel Pasteiner, Boo Ritson and Ceal Warnants.

RSVP catherine@loewecontemporary.com

‘Beautifully Crafted’, National Glass Centre, Sunderland.

25th Oct 2008 – 22nd Feb 2009. PV 24th Oct.

10th Anniversay celebration weekend 25/26 October.

“A showcase of ingenuity, exquisite workmanship, innovation and delight, ‘Beautifully Crafted’ explores the way contemporary artists and designers create works that fuse cultural histories and ancient techniques with new technologies and new ways of working. This exhibition pays homage to artisan techniques, from glass making to taxidermy, lace making to marquetry, and objects that have been created with meticulous attention to ‘making’.”

’10’, 1998-2008 The Chris Orr Years, Private View Thursday 16th October 2008, 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Exhibition dates – 17th – 26th October 2008. Open: 10am – 6pm daily (except Sunday 26th, 10am – 3pm). The Entrance and Upper Gulbenkian Galleries, Royal College of Art, Kensington, London. SW7 2EU.

RSVP printmaking@rca.ac.uk

Celebrating a decade of printmaking at the Royal College of Art, in conjunction with the work of notable artists including Tracey Emin, Paula Rego, Edd Pearman and Michael Craig-Martin.

‘Affordable Art Fair, Recent Graduates’ Exhibition’, Battersea Park. 23rd – 26th Oct.

“Situated at the front of the marquee, the Recent Graduates’ Exhibition showcases the range of diverse talent emerging from Britain’s art schools. Curated to reflect the excitement of what is being produced, the emphasis is on work which achieves a balance between concept and craftsmanship. The exhibition provides a valuable platform for the participating artists to exhibit their work to a large audience, and for you, an opportunity to enjoy and buy work produced by potential stars of the future.”

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