Abstract Expressionism

Abstract Expressionism At The Royal Academy

Dan Einav | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK Entertainment
Dan Einav

Abstract Expressionism is serious, grown-up stuff. It's about existential anxiety and overwhelming emotions. It's about death and the absurdity of lif...

Review: Abstract Expressionism, Royal Academy 'Utterly Extraordinary'

Victoria Sadler | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Where to begin when you don't know where to begin... Simply put, the Abstract Expressionism show at the Royal Academy of Arts is extraordinary, utterly extraordinary. Wandering around these large galleries - the beautiful high-ceilinged walls smothered, crammed to capacity, with these vast revolutionary canvases - I felt both lost for words and completely overwhelmed.

Sculptures by the Post-War Italian Artist Bonalumi Exhibited in Mayfair for the First Time

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

Arte Povera, literally poor art, and other artists not included in this movement such as Bonalumi succeeded in challenging preconceptions in the use of materials such as 12 alive horses presented in an art gallery or the traditional definition of media.

Theatre Review: From Morning to Midnight, National Theatre

Victoria Sadler | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

Georg Kaiser's From Morning to Midnight is a piece of expressionist theatre where more emphasis has been placed on the staging rather than any emotional involvement with the characters. Now, this makes for a few interesting visual spectacles and set-pieces but when these dry up, you find yourself locked in to a interminably over-earnest piece of work.

Changing Our View of Art History: Abstract Expressionism Re-Examined

Martin Newman | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Martin Newman

Revolutions often start with a shocking moment or a dramatic gesture, and when David Park backed his car up to the city dump in Berkeley, California, in 1950, maybe that's what he had in mind.

Time Travelling With Atsuko Tanaka

Anne Charnock | Posted 25.10.2011 | UK Entertainment
Anne Charnock

Atsuko Tanaka wore her extraordinary flashing "Electric Dress" - with its layering of multicoloured lights bulbs and light tubes - at an exhibition of...