Exhibitions I’m looking out for in 2014: Louise Bourgeois: I Give Everything Away Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, On until 23 February 2014 I Give Everything Away is a look at Louise Bourgeois’ late 2D works, completed between 1994 and 2010 (the year that she died.) In the downstairs of the Fruitmarket Gallery is a series of … Continue reading

Mauro Bonaventura at Venice Projects

                                Venice is, asides from the Biennale, a traditional city. It’s changed very little since its golden age, desperate to still shine of that golden age. This includes the production and sale of Murano glass. If I’d have known this … Continue reading

Architettura Biennale, Venice

Architecture has always felt to me a limited breed of art: tied as it is to functionality but often desperate to be more than just a good solution to the repetitive problems of how and where do we live. David Chipperfield – the convenor of the thirteenth Architecture Biennale – opens the citywide exhibition with … Continue reading

Ron Mueck at Hauser & Wirth

I’ve been drawn to Ron Mueck’s absurdly lifelike sculptures for some time – charmed by his attentive remake of ‘reality’, and intrigued by the ‘reality’ he selects to represent. As far as appearances go, art has never been closer to the truth (we may have to briefly parenthesise photography in this definition of art), and … Continue reading