|Sean Scully, Doric Night|
- Sean Scully, Doric Night. (see above). Far and away the best thing in the show for me - this fabulous painting occupies the prime space in the first major room curated by O'Donoghue. (NB see also blog entry for Scully's concurrent show Kind of Red)
- Mitra Tabrizian, Leicestershire. This photograph of a derelict industrial site is from a series about
‘cultural and political displacement’ but ironically conveys considerable
Mitra Tabrizian, Leicestershire
- Frank Bowling: 4 grand paintings by Bowling dominate the second of the rooms curated by O'Donoghue.
Frank Bowling, Buttoned It Up Again For Barney and Marco
- David Nash, Tumble Block.
David Nash, Tumble Block
- In joint 5th place and getting my prize for curatorial juxtaposition are Phil Shaw and Glen Baxter. The former's 'Mondrian' print of bookshelves of books on Mondrian is next to the latter's drawing, A Recently Discovered 'Lost' Mondrian Receives Authentication From Two Leading Experts In Dutch Paintings Prior To Auction In New York. (No image available.)
Phil Shaw, For Piet's Sake II
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- Richard Wentworth, Not Now. (Books, steel cable and bricks - no image available.)
- Geoff Hodgson, Shelter at Twilight. I was delighted to see this beautiful photograph by Geoff Hodgson - an alumnus of the BA Fine Art Photography course at University of Gloucestershire (2005-8).
Geoff Hodgson, Shelter at Twilight
- Anselm Kiefer, Kranke Kunst. (No image available.)
- Basil Beattie, Top Up.
Basil Beattie, Top Up