Matt Dorey

A bird is sitting on the grass with a kite

Mira Schendel at Tate Modern

Mira Schendel

Mira Schendel was a Brazilian artist considered to be one of South America’s best artists. I visited her retrospective at Tate Modern in 2013.

Werner Bischof: “Point of View” and “Helvetica”

The Elysée in Lausanne is currently staging two exhibitions of photography by Werner Bischof. “Point of View” explores his international work spanning the years 1945 to 1954, while “Helvetica” explores his earlier work while isolated from travel in Switzerland during the second world war.

LS Lowry At Tate Britain

“Sometimes excessive homage can start to feel like satire or exploitation instead.”

“Art Under Attack” at Tate Britain

An exhibition exploring the history of art vandalism in Britain over the last five hundred years.

Ellen Gallagher at Tate Modern

“[A] …collective obsession, no matter how surreal, lends those engaged in it the very conformity that they seek to avoid.”

Ibrahim El-Salahi At Tate Modern

Some thoughts on the Ibrahim El-salahi retrospective at Tate Modern.

George Bellows At RA

Today I went to see “George Bellows 1882-1925 Modern American Life” at the Royal Academy of Arts.

Choucair At Tate Modern

This is a short but entertaining show that will introduce you to a talented and underrated artist. This is as important thing to see in the Tate Modern as the greats and I highly recommend it.

Lichtenstein At Tate Modern

A retrospective for the real king of Pop…

Yayoi Kusama at Tate Modern

Went to the Yayoi Kusama exhibition at the Tate Modern yesterday. It was a fine retrospective and explained the various phases of her career in a clear and interesting way. Some of her pieces are truly magical, all of them are exciting and engaging. Go while it is still on!