Moving from its original Bow warehouse location to a new premises south of the river, Matt's Gallery's legacy in London's art scene is not to be underestimated. What started over 30 years ago in Robin Klassnik's studio has developed into an exemplary model of what a not-for-profit organisation can accomplish on little money but lots of enthusiasm, support and vision. Matt's (named after a dog wouldn't you know) has been transformed over the years by some of contemporary arts most significant artists; Richard Wilson adapted the fabric of the building on more than one occasion and created his slump oil installation 20:50 (1987) and Mike Nelson constructed his seminal work, Coral Reef in 2000. The dynamic exhibition schedule continues for a third decade.
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Leah Capaldi: Lay Down
Think performance art isn’t for you? Hold your horses. In her first major solo exhibition, young London-based artist Leah Capaldi treads the usual body-as-art performance territory, but she manages to make it her own with a blend of short film and live...Until Sunday December 18 2016 FreeRead more