Frith Street Gallery

Golden Square

17-18 Golden Square, London W1F 9JJ
T +44 (0)20 7494 1550 ~ F +44 (0)20 7287 3733

  • ANNA BARRIBALL

    ANNA BARRIBALL

    Anna Barriball’s typographic artwork About 60 miles of beautiful views is the latest commission by Art on the Underground to go on display on the Tube network. Barriball will display a collection of evocative phrases taken from the back of found photographs.

    Printed in London Underground’s classic New Johnston font, the texts will be displayed on posters in advertising spaces across the network. Travellers will encounter unexpected phrases like ‘About 60 miles of beautiful views.’ or ‘On way to birthday party.’ or ‘Looking back the way we had come.’ These cryptic texts are loaded with personal memory, yet connect with individual reasons for travel and the millions of private thoughts we carry on our journeys.

  • Daphne Wright: Mirror of Secret Desires

    Daphne Wright: Mirror of Secret Desires

    Group exhibition at The Hamburger Kunsthalle
    6 June – 5 October 2008

    The Hamburger Kunsthalle presents its major summer exhibition The Mirror of Secret Desires, which includes more than 150 works from five centuries. The exhibition is formed by over fifty sensuous and opulent still-life paintings from the Baroque period which enter into a dialogue with sculptures and installations by contemporary artists.

  • ANNA BARRIBALL: More and More - performance of reduction

    ANNA BARRIBALL: More and More - performance of reduction

    Camden Arts Centre, London
    3 – 11 June 2008

    Last chance to see Anna Barriball’s new site specific work created for the Artists’ Studio program at Camden Arts Centre.

    More and More takes the concept of using reduced means and imposed rules as a facilitator for artistic production.

    Open late Wednesday 11 June until 9pm.

  • John Riddy: Utopia

    John Riddy: Utopia

    Groups exhibition at Museu Berardo, Lisbon
    30 May – 27 July 2008

    The works in this exhibition of photography ‘UTOPIA’ focuse on a common point, the architecture of the 50s and 60s. In those decades several architects spread over the four corners of the world envisaged buildings constructed for a visionary utopia.

  • Tacita Dean

    Tacita Dean

    Dia:Beacon, NY, USA
    17 May – 1 September 2008

    This installation consists of six distinct films depicting legendary choreographer and dancer Merce Cunningham performing Stillness, his singular choreography to John Cage’s radical 1952 composition, 4’ 33”. In each film, the fixed camera remains focused on Cunningham, who sits in a chair and assumes a variety of attitudes. This static scene is broken twice, when Trevor Carlson, director of the Cunningham Dance Company, marks the three parts with a simple gesture. Subtly different, each performance has been filmed from a different camera angle. Each is presented on a screen whose dimensions are calibrated to render the image of Cunningham life-size.

    Tacita Dean will also take part in the Folkestone Triennial
    14 June – 14 September 2008

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