Galleries - November 2015

NOVEMBER 2015GALLERIES 45 f LLEWELLYN ALEXANDER GALLERY 124–126 The Cut, Waterloo, London SE1 8LN opposite The Old Vic Theatre John Yardley RI. Until Nov 18. Eminent English watercolourist – fine collection of paintings featuring Venice, Vienna, Oxford and Seville as well as English rural scenes and still lifes. A Feast of Food in Art: Christmas Show. Nov 24–Jan 6. Leading figurative painters who love to paint food and all that is associated with it. On the menu are Liz Balkwill, Susan Bower ROI, Edna Bizon SWA, Holly Brodie, Peter Graham ROI, Lisa Graa Jensen RI, Pamela Kay NEAC RWS RBA RCA, Chris Kendrick and Steven Outram RBA. Tue–Sat 10–7.30 t 020 7620 1322/24 g LONDON GLASSBLOWING STUDIO AND GALLERY 62-66 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3UD Christmas Open House and Sale. Nov 20–Dec 24. Whether you’re looking for the perfect bespoke Christmas gift, a studio piece at a generously reduced price, or the chance to watch the experts in action, London Glassblowing has it all this Christmas. Mon–Sat 10–6, Sun 11–5 during exhibition t 020 7403 2800 t @LDNglassblowing f LDNglass h MENIER GALLERY 51 SouthwarkStreet, London SE1 1RU Laurel Holloman: The Innocents. Nov 17–21. *pr *ad First solo exhibition in London for painter Laurel Holloman. The exhibition takes us on an emotional journey and an exploration of how life changes us as we age, with portraits of women and children aged from 18 months to their late 80s. Dust of Colours: Group exhibition. Nov 23–28. *ad Shadi Fardjadnia, Barri Faryad, Roya Khalili, Fereshteh Kiasati. An exciting range of figurative painting, drawings and still life by Iranian Contemporary Female artists. see Menier website for shows’ opening times f LaurelHollomanStudio i MORLEY GALLERY 61 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7HT London Potters’ Open Exhibition. Nov 11–25. Annual members’ exhibition celebrates clay in all its forms and functions. Showcasing work of 90 artists both new and well known makers. All exhibits for sale at very accessible prices. Mon–Fri 11–6, Sat 12–4, free admn t 020 7450 1826 j SKYLARK GALLERIES - A rtist- R un 1.09 Oxo Tower Wharf, London SE1 9PH first floor riverside Two friendly galleries on London’s South Bank present an exciting range of contemporary paintings, prints, ceramics, sculpture and photography. Tue–Sun 11–6, free admn t 020 7401 9666 5 Gabriel’s Wharf, SE1 9PP daily winter 12–5, summer 11–6 t 020 7928 4005 k SOUTHBANK PRINTMAKERS Gabriel’s Wharf, 56 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PP near the Oxo Tower Artist run Gallery; contemporary printmakers showing a wide variety of images and techniques. All work is original and limited edition. Examples of etching, lithography, silkscreen, linocuts, woodcuts and engraving. Mon–Fri 11.30–5, Sat/Sun 10–7 t 020 7928 8184 l TATE MODERN Bankside, London SE1 9TG Abraham Cruzvillegas: Hyundai Commission 2015, Turbine Hall. Until Apr 3. Mexican artist Abraham Cruzvillegas creates sculptural works from local found objects. The World Goes Pop. Until Jan 24. A groundbreaking exhibition revealing how artists globally engaged with the spirit of Pop. Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture. Nov 11–Apr 3. The UK’s largest ever exhbition of Alexander Calder. Sun–Thu 10–6, Fri–Sat 10–10 t 020 7887 8888 m WHITE CUBE 144-152 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3TQ manages to do both tasks equally well; the buildings, whether famous London sights like Mansion House or St Martin in the Fields, or a scruffy London vernacular street, described with an affectionate accuracy of observation that is nicely matched by the warmth and vitality with which he portrays the people who pass by them. What then binds the two together is the exuberant, painterly touch and pitch perfect colour. NU