England

Video Art

Rewind the BETAMAX of life: Nam June Paik at Tate Liverpool and FACT

Rewind the BETAMAX of life: Nam June Paik at Tate Liverpool and FACT

Posted January 18th, 2011

England, Shows, Video Art

Rhizome: “Nam June Paik (1932 – 2006) is an artist fabled for what he has achieved, as the instigator of video art, the pioneer of media art and through his influence on the indebted MTV generation. It’s as if his career is almost made for… Read More

Galleries

'Gallery rage' mars the Tate's record-breaking Gauguin show

'Gallery rage' mars the Tate's record-breaking Gauguin show

Posted January 17th, 2011

Discussions, England, Galleries

Gauguin has drawn the crowds. Photograph: Rex/Ray Tang The Guardian: “The crowds were huge, the buzz a testimony to the booming interest in Britain’s major art galleries. But was the much-heralded Gauguin exhibition at London’s Tate Modern, which closes today, just a bit too successful… Read More

Videos

Monty Python's "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" – The Very Expensive Sing-Along Version

Monty Python's "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" – The Very Expensive Sing-Along Version

Posted January 17th, 2011

England, Religion, Satire, Videos

“Not The Messiah (He’s a Very Naughty Boy)” DVD, Blu-ray and Soundtrack still available everywhere or at www.notthemessiahmovie.com/

Videos

Never mind the Sex Pistols – Here's "The Complete Great Rock'n'Roll Swindle" (1980)

Never mind the Sex Pistols – Here's "The Complete Great Rock'n'Roll Swindle" (1980)

Posted January 14th, 2011

Documentaries, England, Music, Videos

Oh, joy, we finally found a complete version of this classic art movie you really don’t want to miss! Spice up your weekend with some jolly good fun from England. You will find the rest of this splendid Steampunk movie over here! Youtube: ”How Malcolm McLaren… Read More

England

It’s a steal! Gilbert & George nick Standard posters for art’s sake

It’s a steal! Gilbert & George nick Standard posters for art’s sake

Posted January 12th, 2011

Contemporary Art, England

This is London: “The impeccably-dressed duo spent decades collecting the sex advert fliers that makes up their latest exhibition. But they have also been stealing newspaper bills for another show set to take place later in the year. Unveiling the plans — a subject they… Read More

Videos

Iain Sinclair on Susan Philipsz's 'Surround Me'

Iain Sinclair on Susan Philipsz's 'Surround Me'

Posted January 10th, 2011

Audio, Awards, England, Videos

TateShots: “The eerie silence of London’s financial district at the weekend inspired Susan Philipsz’s first commission in the capital. Her unaccompanied voice singing Elizabethan folk songs resonates through empty streets around the Bank of England, across postwar walkways and medieval alleyways and along the banks… Read More

Shows

England: Art exhibitions of 2011

England: Art exhibitions of 2011

Posted December 28th, 2010

England, Shows

Toulouse-Lautrec and Jane Avril: Beyond the Moulin Rouge, The Courtauld Gallery (16 June – 18 September 2011) Telegraph: “As always, it’s at the British Museum we’ll see the kind of shows no other institution in this country does or could do. In March we see… Read More

Videos

British Style Genius: The Street Look

British Style Genius: The Street Look

Posted December 27th, 2010

Documentaries, England, Fashion, Popculture, Videos

BBC Documentary about Teds, Punks, Mods and other fashion victims.

England

Turner Prize winner Susan Philipsz: an expert view by Adrian Searle

Turner Prize winner Susan Philipsz: an expert view by Adrian Searle

Posted December 8th, 2010

Awards, Contemporary Art, England

The Guardian: “Susan Philipsz winning the Turner prize is the right result, and I feel the same pleasure in her win as I did when painter Tomma Abts won in 2006. In both cases I was impressed by the artists’ originality – not a word you hear… Read More