Posts Tagged ‘Tate Britain’

Elizabeth Price Turner Prize win + Mark Titchner, Black Sabbath, & Samuel Beckett. The last week of Red White and Blue

Elizabeth Price 'Monument to Dematerialisation' 2006 from the exhibition The Affirmation at CHELSEA space

Congratulations to Elizabeth Price on winning the Turner Prize at Tate Britain. Elizabeth, who featured in CHELSEA space #17, The Affirmation , gave a short but perfectly pitched speech remembering the late Mike Stanley and quietly sending the message to the Government and the State Secretary for Education Michael Gove that she would not have pursued a successful career as an artist had it not been for a strong arts curriculum at school and … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Neue Slowenische Kunst ends at CHELSEA space

Ivan Novak speaks for Laibach in 'A Film From Slovenia' at CHELSEA space

After five very interesting and eventful weeks Neue Slowenische Kunst 1984-1992 comes to an end at CHELSEA space. Our show was the opening section of a London-wide co-operation between Tate Modern, Calvert22 and CHELSEA space; the events have kept rolling and the people kept coming.

Dragan Zivadinov with Donald Smith at CHELSEA space

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NSK State’s Peter Blase plus Henry Moore Indoors

Peter Blase at CHELSEA space

The NSK State artist Peter Blase came to visit Neue Slowenische Kunst 1984-1992 at CHELSEA space this week. Peter is currently showing some excellent work in the exhibition NSK Folk Art at Calvert 22 gallery as part of the London-wide co-operation on Neue Slowenische Kunst between CHELSEA space, Calvert 22 and Tate Modern.

Peter Blase's NSK State passport

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IRWIN visit CHELSEA space

IRWIN's Miran Mohar in conversation with the Director of Tate Britain, Penelope Curtis, at CHELSEA space

After Miran Mohar came from Ljubljana for the private view of Neue Slowenische Kunst 1984 – 1992 we were delighted this week that other members of IRWIN came to CHELSEA space to meet us and view the exhibition.

Dusan Mandic (IRWIN), Haris Hararis (NSK archivist), Roman Urjanek (IRWIN) photo: Manca Bajec

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Private View Launches Neue Slowenische Kunst 1984-1992

Neue Slowenische Kunst private view

Over two hundred people turned out for the private view of Neue Slowenische Kunst 1984 -1992 at CHELSEA space on Tuesday 20th March.

curator Michele Drascek with Director of Tate Modern Chris Dercon and CHELSEA space Director Donald Smith

One of the first to arrive was Chris Dercon, Director of Tate Modern where there will be a symposium and a Laibach  concert in the Turbine Hall … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

More rehearsals from Aurea Romero + Seth Seigelaub and other visitors

A body in space - Aurea Romero working with Peter Downsbrough's AND HERE

Twice a week during Peter Downsbrough’s installation AND HERE at CHELSEA space,  a series of open rehearsals are taking place exploring spatial relationships between the human body in motion and the artist’s work. Dancer Aurea Romero receives choreographic notes and prompts from curator/choreographer Anna Manubens in Barcelona and a film document is made of Romero’s interpretation of the suggested choreography and her intuitive movements in response to Downsbrough’s placement of lines, … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

Tuesday – PETER DOWNSBROUGH – Wednesday – DAVID TREMLETT – a great week ahead

This week coming we are involved with two of the most significant artists to emerge in the 1970’s and two new site-related works

Peter Downsbrough 'AQUI' 2008. Angels Gallery Barcelona

Tuesday 8th November 6-8.30pm Peter Downsbrough AND HERE + A PLACE TO BE opens at CHELSEA space . This show is Downsbrough’s first UK outing since his 1973 show at Jack Wendler Gallery, London, a subject that curator Teresa Gleadowe covered for us here at CHELSEA space  in the excellent Dematerialised: Jack Wendler Gallery 1971 … More To Follow: Read The Full Text Here

a home win for ideal private view

artist Crispin Chetwynd leans on a Richard Woods 'Drystone Wall on Wheels'

ideal home had a  fantastic private view and a brilliant first week with lots of great visitors during the London Design Festival and the Icon Design Trail. Here’s a few private view images, a full set will go up on the CHELSEA space archive in the near future.

Director of Tate Britain, Penelope Curtis, with artist Jeff Dennis

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David Tremlett invigorates the Tate stairs, whilst Bob and Roberta Smith, David Bowie, and Keith Richards add touches to the ideal home

David Tremlett with his wall drawing on the Tate Britain Manton staircase

David Tremlett has removed the scaffold to reveal his epic new wall drawing for Tate Britain’s Manton staircase. The difficult task of creating this work, discussed in a recent CHELSEA space blog, has all been worthwhile and Tate Britain has an important new work to show its many visitors.

David Tremlett's epic new wall drawing for Tate Britain

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Can you see what it is yet? David Tremlett under wraps and Fred Pradeau blindfolded

scaffold and coverings on Tate's vast Manton staircase during the installation of David Tremlett's landmark new work. photo: Donald Smith courtesy Tate

Something exciting and unique is happening on the Manton Staircase at Tate Britain: artist David Tremlett and his assistants are working on a major wall drawing following the stairwell from the lower ground up almost to the full height of this grand but difficult space.

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