ORGAN THING: Is Gavin Turk really taking the piss?

ORGAN THING: Is Gavin Turk taking the piss?  Gavin Turk – Piscio d’Artista, “Let’s produce, can, sell and ship a new body of work—from the artist’s own body” so reads the headline on his Kickstarter, hey, we’re just giving you the signposts, the link, and it is all about the value, the originality, “be part…

ORGAN: Five Music Things – Wyndow, The Kundalini Genie, Danny Elfman remixed by Squarepusher, the post-folk of Pleine Lvne, Silverbacks, even more from Gustaf and some Floating Anarchy from Here and Now…

The Five music thing again for whatever it might be worth? Five? The five music things thing again? Already? Five more? Again? Do we need a new editorial yet? Is there a point? is there any point? Was there ever? What do points make? What is the point? Again and again and again (and again).…

ORGAN: Five Recommended Art Things – Jonny Green at New Art Projects, D*Face, Kai & Sunny, and Shepard Fairey at StolenSpace, Sara Barker at the Approach, that Hugh Mendes Retrospective, SAKI&Bitches at Sway, Late Works 4 at Gallery 46 and…

Where were who or what? Still still poking at things like we did here last week? Same stuff, different day (or week or year). We already said all this, we almost certainly do need to (or maybe don’t need to do?) do that five art things thing again don’t we? We probably should? The so…

ORGAN THING: Hugh Mendes, twenty years on from that day, a powerful retrospective, a provoking exhibition, the role of a painter? A dirty job but someone’s got to do it…

Hugh Mendes – 2021: A Retrospective: It was 20 years ago today…  – presented by Charlie Smith London at The Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, East London It really is hard not to appreciate Hugh Mendes, hard not to like his art, hard to not really (really) like his work – is ‘like’ the right word?…

ORGAN PREVIEW: Van Der Graaf’s Guy Evans steps in for Chris Cutler at this weekend’s much anticipated Yumi Hara residency at London’s Cafe Oto…

Ahead of Yumi Hara’s much anticipated two day residency at North London’s Cafe OTO, Yumi has just sent us this bit of almost last minute information. “Chris Cutler has had to withdraw from the Yumi Hara Residency at Cafe Oto to self-isolate. We are glad to announce that we’ve been able to persuade Guy Evans…

ORGAN PREVIEW: Colin Currie Group Premiere Steve Reich at London’s Southbank…

“Percussion masters the Colin Currie Group are joined by Synergy Vocals for four decades of Reich, including the minimalist icon’s latest work, Traveler’s Prayer. Steve Reich’s philosophy of ‘music as a gradual process’ has attracted listeners from all traditions, ages and nationalities. This concert combines Reich’s mesmeric, vibrating musical canvasses with his emerging interest in…