Archive for the ‘abstract expressionism’ Category

Exhibition: Modern Times, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea, until June 13 2010 Somewhere between art and architecture sits a drawing by minimalist sculptor Fred Sandbeck. His pencil and chalk plan for a Zurich gallery construction hovers in mid air, reminding us of the Utopian potential of pictorial space. The architectural role of this work would […]


Exhibition: Back Buffer: New Arena Paintings, The Hannah Maclure Centre,  Dundee, February 13 – April 30 2010 It is hard to imagine Jackson Pollock on a computer. But artist and inventor Julian Oliver has developed what you might call virtual action painting. Instead of attacking a canvas, Oliver uses software which gamers have long been […]


Modern Times – Responding to Chaos, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge, until March 14 2010 Attempts to build a world order invariably result in chaos. Some of the outcomes can be seen at a new exhibition at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge. Modern Times: Responding to Chaos is the first of a series of shows in which creative protagonists […]