So, there should be some good stuff happening this Autumn in London. Gosh, Autumn already...
I met Tash in 2006 when we did a study exchange. She came to Vancouver and hung out at Emily Carr while I went to Chelsea and spent lunch at the Tate Britain. We were able to meet at the beginning and the tail end of our travels. She has since completed her MFA in Amsterdam and traveled the world participating in artist residencies from Shenzhen to Utica. Tash is a very hard worker and very cool. She will be having a solo show at Hidde van Seggelen Gallery from this Thursday, September 9th until October 17th.
The design for the site and the gorgeous press release was created by the extremely talented (and equally hard working) illustrator/ Madmen co-conspirator, Karolin Schnoor.
The London Art Book Fair
Art books, who doesn't love them? The fair will be held at the Whitechapel Gallery and there will be lots of talks and workshops offered throughout the weekend. Word is, there will be lots of deals, up to 40% off publications. Many of the events are free. I've just booked a free talk for Jake and Dinos Chapman AND a free ticket for the screening of Pull My Daisy, with cameos by Allen Ginsberg and Alice Neel (who, by the way, has an amazing retrospective at Whitechapel until the 17th)!
This neat-o book fair will take place September 24th to the 26th.
And me, showing at the Terrace Annual 2010, my new painting, Swamp Pop. It's better in real-life, I promise. Click on the image to really zoom into the swampy mess. Please come down to the private view Saturday, 25th September 2010 3-7pm, at 4-17 Frederick Terrace, London, E8 4EW.
I'm not going to get into how I feel about Gauguin as a person and his choices in life,(as interpreted through text, rather than first person time-travel, duh), BUT I will say he lays down a mean palette. Can't wait to have my retinas massaged (and maybe kicked around) by his tropical hues. Oh man, oh man...
Tate Modern from September 30th to January 16th.
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