Time Out says
Posted: Thu Oct 18 2012
Formerly a director at the Lisson and Haunch of Venison, famed collector Pilar Corrias opened this Rem Koolhaas-designed art gallery in October 2008 with a giant aluminium Christmas tree by acclaimed sculptor Philippe Parreno. The two-floor gallery covers 3,800 sq ft and lies just north of Oxford Street. Despite being a relative newcomer, it has won plaudits for its solo shows and large-scale projects that go outside the gallery's physical boundaries. Other artists represented by Pilar Corrias include Tala Madani and Keren Cytter, as well as the ever-innovative Francis Alÿs. The focus is firmly on cutting-edge contemporary talent.
What's on at Pilar Corrias
- Rating: 3/5
Walking around the main cluster of sculptures in Tunga’s exhibition, you immediately get the sense of something dreamlike, of some sort of esoteric, magical scenario. There are spindly metal structures supporting primeval-looking urns or bell-like forms,...