White Cube Bermondsey

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  • Address:

    White Cube Bermondsey 144-152 Bermondsey St
    London
    SE1 3TQ

  • Venue phone:

    020 7930 5373

  • Venue website:

    www.whitecube.com

  • Opening hours:

    Tue-Sat 10am-6pm; Sun noon-6pm

  • Transport:

    Tube: London Bridge/Borough

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    1. White Cube Bermondsey
      • 144-152 Bermondsey St
        London
        SE1 3TQ
      • 020 7930 5373
      • www.whitecube.com
      • 51.498943,-0.081321

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The White Cube gallery is closed till the 30th of April.

Emma-Jane Walsh

There were 2 exhibitions running simultaneously: Sarah Morris' video and paintings in the South and Marcius Galan's sculptures, installations, photos and video in the North. Marcius Galan's structures and installations were interesting, if rather minimalist. 'Three Sections' was definitely my favourite piece, watching people walk inside, it you had the feeling of watching people walk into a mirror, It presents a reality that cannot be possible, and is possibly the easiest piece to appreciate, It is rather welcome after the pieces in 'Intersection 0' and 'Folded Flag' which suggested to me absences that could not be made whole (or should not be?) and delineation from the norm, that may not and will not be corrected. Along with Eclipse, 9 x 9 x 9, and Erased Composition. The collection appears to be an observation on how life, nature, and even man made forms, are not as whole, as unchanging, and as predictable as we wish them to be, and a question mark over our desires and preconceptions. I particularly enjoyed Sarah Morris' work as I have just returned from traveling and her work accurately captures the wonder of observing a culture that is both alien and incredibly familiar. The disparity of the scenes shown throughout the video capture the surrealism of traveling and a sort of voyeuristic fascination with her subject. The video shows scenes of Brazil from the glossy and beautiful, to the mundane and sometimes even grotesque, but it imposes no meaning, either positive or negative. At the same time the exhibition as a whole seems like a celebration of a vibrant and bewitching nation that is fizzing with life. The canvases perfectly complement the film and vice versa, the collection is seamless and feels balanced. Enjoyable and thought provoking.