27 July 2015
Curated by Holly Willats and Alma Zevi 1 August – 27 September 2015   In line with the New Art Centre's important history of supporting forward-thinking young artists, each artist represented in the group exhibition GROUNDWORK is at a significant point in their early careers. Miriam Austin, Rob Chavasse, Freddy Dewe Mathews, Tom Lovelace and David Murphy are London-based and of the same generation, providing an illuminating showcase of current concerns in emerging contemporary practices. GROUNDWORK has been curated by Holly Willats and Alma Zevi. Exhibited is a broad selection of media: sculpture, film, drawing and photography, with each artist making new work for..
13 July 2015

Cologne-based artists Melike Kara and Şirin Şimşek are opening a new off-space in the Agnesviertel district of Cologne. The inaugural show is a two-person presentation of up-and-coming artists Tamina Amadyar and Christiane Blattmann. The concept is to have a loose, open and international programme, offering curators the chance to present work by exciting emerging artists.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Don't miss the opening this Friday, 17th July!                                                                 www.agnesmaybach.com
03 June 2015
American-Brazilian artist Juliana Cerqueira Leite has a studio in Brooklyn that is housed in a converted industrial building and spans two entire blocks. Cerqueira Leite’s work is intensely physical, using the body to mould and shape clay that is then cast in plaster or resin to produce monumental sculptures. The preparation is physically exhausting and requires a significant level of structural engineering. About a third of the studio was taken up by the wooden scaffold that will be used for her next sculpture where she will turn her body while being encased in clay. This will be cast to create..
05 May 2015

James Capper, SIX STEP, 2015 (digital render)

I am pleased to present SIX STEP, a major new sculpture by British artist James Capper. On display for the first time, this sculpture was conceived for Venice – a city where water and ground cannot be separated. Given this setting, the sculpture’s amphibious nature needs little by way of context, indeed perhaps it is better to let our minds wander alone into the possibilities of a glossy, powder-coated, yellow sculpture that could hold its own on the streets and in the canals of the city. What does need context is the unique world of Capper’s tremendous sculptures. Capper cuts and..
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