Monthly Archives: October 2014

NEIL CARROLL, The Year of Disillusionment, University Art Gallery, University of Ulster, Belfast, 19th September – 11th October, 2014

    “The slicing of a large- scale painting into several stand-alone pieces, the dismembering and pulling apart, suggest an act of undoing. An attempt to invalidate or challenge its current form, to free it from formal constraints and any implied historical … Continue reading

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Angelo Garoglio: Come Elegia, Galleria Don Chisciotte, Torino, 2014

It is about Garoglio’s obsession with sculpture by Medardo Rosso ( 1858-1928), this time mostly with and Garoglio worked with variants of both the above from a private collection in Milan. Please, browse,  the book: Come_Elegia for Garoglio’s photographs related to the … Continue reading

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Gary Shaw: Ocular, at Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, September 4 – 25, 2014

    Pristine, precise, poignant, poetic – they tell of human consciousness meticulously coding imaginative power of colour.Which one, where, how much, at what angle  – those are

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LISA STANSBIE, PLATFORM ARTS, BELFAST, 5 -26 SEPTEMBER 2014

  A photograph  of the artist who as a qualified  swimmer  obeys the rules overseen by official bodies, The Channel Swims and Piloting Federation or Channel Swimming Association. That hierarchy  is somewhat undermined by her  determined stare  signalling her being … Continue reading

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