Paradise Row presents the first solo show of Jean Charles de Castelbajac. Throughout his ground breaking career as a fashion designer, Castelbajac has employed a strategy of ‘cultural hijacking’ – the appropriation, recycling and synthesis of images, signs, symbols and styles from both popular culture and high art to create still newer designs and visions. In keeping with his openness to the ever-shifting world of contemporary visual culture, Castelbajac has collaborated with artists including Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol, Bettina Rheims and Loulou Picasso.
Gallery 16 presents Cold Turkey, an exhibition of new work by Bruno Fazzolari.
His work reflects a keen interest in the uncanny, humorous and awkward features of vernacular and popular expression. His cross disciplinary practice has included sculpture, sound, performance and painting.
Organized by Art Center Nabi, Robert Seidel’s new work, vellum – a virtual sculpture of 100 x 125 x 80 meters, is exhibited at COMO on SKT Tower in Seoul. The multiple LED screens of COMO provide several thinly sliced views into this gigantic translucent formation, revealing time and space within the otherwise invisible as well as impossible structure. The perceived transformation is based on the sculpture wandering through the building seen from a fixed point of view. In “vellum” motion is form and form is motion…
The first edition of FILE is just released with an exclusive limited print by Geoff Mcfetridge. FILE is a bi-annual magazine focusing on graphic design, art and visual communication. Its accompanying DVD, featuring over 2 hours of short films, music videos and interviews, and a commissioned limited print for each issue. FILE is a survey of the current visual culture. The magazine (39 x 30 cm) is printed on improved newspaper and is stabled into a 235 gsm uncoated cover. Available in stores from the 17th March and can be purchased online from www.file-magazine.com.
© 2008, Matthew Mitros, something (detail), resin, photo by the artist
Gallery4Culture presents Wanderlust, a selection of wall mounted and free standing constructions of resin and wood by sculptor Matthew Mitros. Mitros presents recent work exploring the tension created visually through the fusion of organic and machined forms.