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Jock Mooney: The Eyes Turn`d Inward for the Nightmare was Real

Jock Mooney: The Eyes Turn`d Inward for the Nightmare was Real

Jock Mooney constructs a world populated by grotesque characters, weird animals, lurid flowers and morphed effigies of historical, mythical and religious figures. Equally bizarre objects, composed of fingers, bones and fried eggs, take the form of memorial wreaths. Mooney creates a carnivalesque horror show that raises a distorted mirror to the modern world.

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Form and Malfunction

Form and Malfunction

The American architect Louis Sullivan’s now famous maxim ‘Form follows function’ was one of the primary principles of Modernist architecture and design, and contributed to the geometric reductivism of Modernist painting and sculpture. This language has been revisited a number of times since, but recently artists have responded more irreverently.

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Kerstin Drechsel: If you close the door

Kerstin Drechsel: If you close the door

Kerstin Drechsel’s investigation of everyday culture, artistic production and individual taste is orientated towards the rhythms of popular music, film and daily occurrences.

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Henny Acloque at the Ceri Hand Gallery

Henny Acloque at the Ceri Hand Gallery

Henny Acloque's second solo exhibition at the gallery features new paintings, (all 2011), that draw on her family's collections of auction catalogues and postcards featuring landscape paintings.

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Who could mistake this rubbish bin for art? - The Daily Mail and The Turner Prize

Who could mistake this rubbish bin for art? - The Daily Mail and The Turner Prize

The Daily Mail's coverage of The Turner Prize is almost an event in itself and this year their article's headline epitomises everything I find fun about their coverage. It typifies how tabloidesque newspapers sell articles on contemporary art to their centre-right conservative readership.

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