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.
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54 Eastcastle St
|Opening hours:||Mon-Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 11am-6pm|
|Transport:||Tube: Oxford Circus|
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Mary Ramsden: Swipe
Abstract paintings by the London-based painter allude to smudges and marks on screen based devices from computers to mobile phones. Ramsden further emphasizes the act of touching through different applied textures from dripped paint to sandpapered su...Contemporary art Fri January 30th 2015 - Sat February 28th 2015 FreeRead more54 Eastcastle St London London W1W 8EF