The Marguerite To Do List
- October 2019 -
A curated edit of thE Ten Things to see, Do and listen to this month.
CARl freedman gallery
open now until 15 December
Fancy a day out of the big smoke? Head to Margate where Carl Freedman Gallery is presenting GOSSAMER, an exhibition curated by artist Zoe Bedeaux that brings together 22 artists who all work with the medium of tights or stockings. The second exhibition at the gallery’s new Margate space features works from early-twentieth century pioneers including Man Ray and Louise Bourgeois through to celebrated figures including Sarah Lucas and extend to contemporary talent such as Enam Gbewonyo and Ma Qiusha.
Hyundai Commission: Kara Walker
2 October – 5 April 2020
Based in New York, Kara Walker is renowned for her candid explorations of race, sexuality and violence. She is best known for her use of black cut-paper silhouetted figures, referencing the history of slavery and the antebellum South in the US through provocative and elaborate installations. Her works, including drawings, sculptures, film and more recently large scale installations, have featured prominently in exhibitions around the world since the mid-1990s.
Frieze London & Frieze Masters
This year's fairs bring together the world's leading galleries, innovative curated sections, a dynamic series of talks with cultural influencers, the Frieze Projects program of artist commissions and the city's most talked about restaurants, all in a bespoke structure in Regent's Park.
The Great Women Artists Podcast by Katy Hessel
Created off the back of @thegreatwomenartists Instagram, this new podcast is all about celebrating women artists. Presented by art historian and curator, Katy Hessel, this podcast interviews artists on their career, or curators, writers, or general art lovers, on the female artist who means the most to them. First up: Curator, Eleanor Nairne speaking about Lee Krasner.
The Store X The Vinyl Factory presents ‘Other Spaces’ with United Visual Artists
2 October – 8 December
180 The StranD
Other Spaces is a new exhibition by the multi-disciplinary collective UVA, in collaboration with the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris. Featuring three large-scale installations – Our Time, The Great Animal Orchestra and Vanishing Point, this a/v exhibition is a multi-sensory exploration of light and sound.
Tim Walker: Wonderful Things
Open Now until 8 March 2020
Experience the extraordinary creative process of one of the world's most inventive photographers through his pictures, films, photographic sets, and special installations – including ten new series of photographs influenced by the V&A's collections.
Straight Lines are a Human Invention | A solo show by Dafna Talmor
open now until 26 October
Sid Motion GallerY
Dafna Talmor's recently opened solo exhibition 'Straight Lines are a Human Invention' at Sid Motion Gallery includes new works from her Constructed Landscape series.
The works in this unique series are made by the artist slicing and reconfiguring original colour negatives to form a collage. Her editioned hand prints are then made through this newly collaged negative - reimagining a landscapes that blurs place, memory and time, and which allows traces of her process to be revealed.
The artist will give a walk through of the exhibition on Saturday 5th October | 11am-12noon, and there is a conversation with Dafna Talmor and Shoair Mavlian, Director of Photoworks, hosted by the gallery on Saturday 26th October from 5-6pm. Please RSVP to email@example.com for both events.
I’ve grown roses in this garden of mine
3 October – 2 November 2020
Goodman Gallery London
The inaugural exhibition at Goodman Gallery London seeks to create a space in which to imagine possibilities for social repair.
I’ve grown roses in this garden of mine takes it’s title from South African artist Gabrielle Goliath’s latest work This song is for…, a cycle of dedication songs chosen by survivors of rape, that evokes for audiences a sensory world of memory and feeling. This work sets the framework for a wider exploration of processes of healing from multiple geographies and generations. The exhibition explores how varying approaches to exposing painful collective memories and experiences could initiate healing.
Penelope by Roberto Ruspoli
Alex Eagle Studio
Roberto Ruspoli is a Roman born, Paris based artist whose work draws on classical form and figures and reimagines them for the modern world. His lovely Roman youths, finely wrought profiles and clean lines expand beyond the canvas onto walls, ceramics and sculptural light fittings, transforming the classic and familiar into something modern and new. His show will feature two large, and twenty smaller drawings which shall be exhibited in the upstairs space of Alex Eagle Studio.
The private view will take place 6-9pm on Thursday 3 October.
Talk Art Podcast hosted by Russell Tovey & Robert Diament
Actor, Russell Tovey and Director of Carl Freedman Gallery, Robert Diament host Talk Art, a podcast dedicated to the world of art featuring exclusive interviews with leading artists, curators & gallerists, and even occasionally their talented friends from other industries like acting, music and journalism. Listen in to explore the magic of art and why it connects us all in such fantastic ways. Listen in for their most recent interview with Jasmin Tsou of JTT Gallery in New York’s Lower East Side.
Want more? See Marguerite’s upcoming events to see what we have in store this month!