Five Art Things to check out

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Schalk van der Merwe

The Five Art Things feature is intended as a regular, almost certainly weekly, or something like weekly, a weekly round up of recommended art events, five shows exhibitions and things we rather think might be worth checking out. Mostly London for that’s where we currently operate and explore, and with no claims that these are “the best five” or the “Top Five”, we’re not one of those art websites that ignore most things whilst claiming to be covering everything and proclaiming this or that to be the “top thing” or the “best thing”. this is simply just regular list of five or so art things coming up soon that we think you might find as interesting as we do…..

Of course if you have something you think should be covered then please do make contact, direct e.mail is best (communication is a good thing), you can’t be moaning about the lack of coverage if you’re not communicating

The latest five…

15th October 2020 – ORGAN: Five Recommended Art Things – Cathrin Hoffmann at Public, SAKI&Bitches back at Sway, Iain Faulkner at Albemarle Gallery, Six Painters at The Koppel Project, Susie MacMurray at Pangolin…

11th September 2020 –  ORGAN: Five Recommended Art Things – The Art Car Boot Fair goes viral, Zachari Logan back at New Art Projects, Kathryn MacNaughton’s Heatwave, D*Face at StolenSpace, David Shillinglaw at Jealous East…

23rd July 2020 – ORGAN: Five Recommended Art Things – Demsky at StolenSpace, Howard Dyke, Julie F Hill at Glass Cloud, Isn’tses at Gallery 46, We’re All Going To Die Of Something at Blasé House…

15th July 2020 – ORGAN: Five Recommended Art Things – Santiago Parra at JD Malat, Al Braitwaite at Ruby Cruel, Mevlana Lipp at Public, Sue Fitzgerald at Catto, Dale Lewis at Edel Assanti…

7th July 2020 – ORGAN: Five Recommended Art Things – Luke Jordan live from Gallery 46, Hell Gette at Annka Kultys Gallery, Khadija Saye, Breath is Invisible, Luke Ratz at Cave Pimlico, Expectations is reopening at Emalin…

11th June 2020 –  ORGAN: Five Recommended Art Things – Evengy Antufiev, Emalin at Art Basel, Robert Sample, Joseph Loughborough and Bael at Ben Oakley Gallery, Unchartered Territory from North Wales, This One and friends on Brick Lane, Judy Chicago at Baltic…

22nd May 2020 – ORGAN: Five Recommended Art Things – What’s Jimmy Cauty doing? Tanya Goel at Nature Morte, Fringe Arts Bath goes on line, Side By Side via Victoria Miro and David Zwirner, Rebel Dykes, (Far from the) Turmoil and…

7th May 2020 – ORGAN: Five Recommended Art Things – Inside-Outside Part 2, Rowdy, Dscreet and co via BSMTspace, Richard Cartwright at John Martin Gallery, (Far from the) Turmoil, Gordon Dalton at Aleph Contemporary…

7th April 2020 –  ORGAN: Five Recommended (on-line) Art Things – Yoon Hyup at StolenSpace, James Irwin at Annka Kultys Gallery, Cultivate’s #43Artists, Jakob Kudsk Steensen, Sarah Lucas at Sadie Coles…

11th March 2020 –  ORGAN: Five Recommended Art Things – Rob Voerman at New Art Projects, Turps Painters Open Studios, We Consume at Ugly Duck, Insert (Title Here), Geraline Swayne at Charlie Smith, Ben Eine and co. at Jealous, Sarah Lucas at Sadie Coles…

26th Feb 2020 –  ORGAN: Five Recommended Art Things – Nancy Fouts at Hang Up, SweetArt at West Contemporary, Nothing is Square Pt.2, Stine Deja at Annka Kultys, Sara Cwynar at The Approach, The Making of Tatty Devine…

13th Feb 2020 –  ORGAN: Five Recommended Art Things – Hugh Mendes at Charlie Smith, Stik and Thierry Noir’s wall, Dave Buonaguidi at Jealous, Cathie Pilkington, Pierre Molinier and Morton Bartlet, Ed Hadfield, at Cable Depot, Henrique Paris at Nudawn…

5th Feb 2020 – ORGAN: Five Recommended Art Things – Marc Almond, Sadie Lee, Show Don’t Tell, Saki&Bitches at Atom, Toby Mott at Cultural Traffic, Melvin Edwards and Kendell Geers at Stephen Friedman Gallery, Ages of Innocence at James Freeman Gallery…

29th Jan 2020 – ORGAN: Five Recommended Art Things – A Tom French retrospective at Unit, Kelly Sweeney at Horse Hospital, Emmanuelle Moureaux at Now, Hunter Potter at Public Gallery, Patrick Goddard at Matt’s, Street Art Animals & Other Creatures at Viva Dalston…

22nd Jan 2020 – ORGAN: Five Recommended Art Things – Christine Rebet at Parasol Unit, Jah Wobble at Vout-O-Reenee’s, France-Lise McGurn at Simon Lee Gallery, Memory and Landscape, Dorothea Tanning at Alison Jacques Gallery…

16th Jan 2020 – ORGAN: Five Recommended Art Things – Louise Bonnet at Galerie Max Hetzle, Thirteen Paintings Inspired by Nick Cave, Richard Artschwager, Vivian Suter, Them at Redfern Gallery, The Offending Article at Transition…

7th Jan 2020 – ORGAN: Five Recommended Art Things – Cacotopia 04, Jim Threapleton at No20, Ridiculous! at Elephant West, Punk 4 Mental Health at Vout-O’Reenee’s, Gill Burton at James Freeman and will Condo be a little more engaging this year?

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Jim Threapleton

30th Oct 2019 – ORGAN: Five Art Things To Check out – Can I Get A Slice at Atom Gallery, Nothing Is Square, My Dog Sighs at Nelly Duff, Howard Hodgkin, Susie Hamilton & Mimei Thompson at Transition, Chips, Starz, What Would Joan Jett Do?

10th Oct 2019 –   ORGAN: Five Art Things to check out – Andrew Logan & Jennifer Binnie, Mr Jago at Unit, Marton Nemes, Schalk van der Merwe at Nardia Arnold, Mexican street artist Saner at Dorothy Circus and an Extinction Rebellion Writers Marathon…

26th Sept 2019 – ORGAN: Five Art Things to check out – Rhiannon Salisbury at Delphian, Darren Coffield at Dellaposa, TAA, Kat Anderson at Block 336, Lisa Brice, Jonathan Baldock, Stefan Gunnesc and off to Margate…

19th Sept 2019 – ORGAN: Five Art Things to check out, Susan Hiller at Matt’s, Fruit Flies like Turps Bananas, Art Car Boot Fair goes to Margate, Notice the Small Things at Jealous, Hunter Barnes at David Hill Gallery, Donk, Ben Ryder, Skeleton Cardboard, Anthony Gormley, End Of The Line at the Nomadic Gardens and…

12th Sept 2019 –  ORGAN: Five Art Shows to check out, Dominic Shepherd, at Charlie Smith, Laurence Edwards at Messums, Graffestival at the Nomadic Community gardens, Julie Cockburn at Flowers, Francesca DiMattio’s Caryatid at Pippy Houldsworth Gallery…

2nd Sept 2019 –  ORGAN: Five art shows to check out, Norman Ackroyd back at Eames, more from Skip Gallery, Dave Buonaguidi at Nelly Duff, Charlotte Edey, James Johnston, Harry Pye, Miss Bugs goes North and…

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Ricardo Cavolo at StolenSpace, East London, May 2019

8th May 2019 – ORGAN: Five Art Things – Pins at YKK, Frea Buckler back at Jealous, Recreational Grounds V, Jason Martin at Lisson Gallery, Unfolding Nature at Streatham Space Project…

1st May 2019 – ORGAN: Five Art Things – Ricardo Cavolo at StolenSpace, Fani Parali’s new performance The Terrace of Lungs, Yulia Robinson, Bertrand Fournier at Delphian, What Kind Of Spirit Is This? at Sim Smith…

29th March 2019 –  ORGAN: Five Art Things – Sam Windett at The Approach, Lisa Oppenheim, Villain at Atom, Anita Klein at Eames, The Fruit Shop, The Fields Beneath at St. Augustine’s Tower and…

22nd March 2019 –  ORGAN: Five Art Things To Check out – Beth Collar’s Daddy Issues, last chance for Hyon Gyon at Parasol Unit, Dale Grimshaw back at Well Hung, Black Stuff at Unit 3, the date of this year’s Art Car Boot Fair Announced…

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Hyon Gyon

14th April 2018 –  ORGAN: Five Art Things to check out; Anne Hardy at Maureen Paley, the Semi Skimmed take over at Jealous, Women Can’t Paint at Turps, LG White at Underdog,  Norbert Bisky at König London…

7th March 2018 –  ORGAN: Five art things with Andrew Millar at Well Hung, Helen Bur, Will Thompson in an East London tube station, Aslan Gaisumov at Emalin, Howard Dyke…

15th February 2018 – ORGAN: Five Art Things, five more art recommendations with Faith Ringgold, Matthew Day Jackson’s Still Life and the Reclining Nude, Charlie Evaristo-Boyce’s pop art, Context at Charlie Smith London, Jan Frank’s New Paintings at Nahmad Projects…

24th January 2018 –  ORGAN: Five Art Things, five art recommendations – Lydia Ourahmane at Chisenhale, Danny Pockets at Atom, Charming Baker at Jealous, Dollyoili Open Studio at Hackney Wick, Richard Batty at Ply…

10th January 2018 –  ORGAN THING: Another five recommended slices of art with William Tillyer’s experimental works, Cultivate’s Intent at BSMT Space, JR at Lazinc, David Austen at Matt’s Gallery, Borderlines at James Freeman Gallery…

7th December 2017 –  ORGAN: Five more recommended art shows with Dani Ploeger, Anne Pigalle and Never Mind The Jackson Bollocks, Sweet Toof and Rolfcarlwerner at BSMT Space, Two 7s Clash, Pam Glew at The Exhibitionist Hotel….

27th November 2017 –  ORGAN THING: five upcoming art events with Lee Maelzer, Jaykoe, Peter Rich, a slice of Joe Sangre attitude at BSMT Space, Sophie Jung at Blain/Southern, Rose Wylie at the Serpentine, Victor House Open Studios over in Hackney…

17th November 2017 –  ORGAN: Your five recommend art things – David Walker at Lawrence Alkin Gallery, Gavin Turk in a skip, Evgeny Antufiev at Emalin, Women & the Law Collective, Charlie McFarley, vandal with Care…

10th November 2017 –  ORGAN: Five more recommended art things: David de la Mano at Hang-Up, Pussy Riot, Richard Woods at Chelsea Space, Interstices at Stour Space, Same Same but Different at Guest Projects…

30th October 2017 –  ORGAN: Five more recommended art things – Ally McIntyre at Jealous, Paul Catherall’s Brutalism / Modernism at Eames, Something And Nothing, Alexander Chappell at Stolen Space and those accidental marks made while making art…

19th October 2017 – ORGAN: Five art things with David Shillinglaw, Joseph Goddard’s brutalism, Anita Ford and Alfred Huckett at Menier Gallery, Stick ‘Em Up at Well Hung, the Chisenhale open weekend…

27th September 2017 – ORGAN: Your five art things, Naomi Edmondson at Atom Gallery, Rising at St John on Bethnal Green, Ben Slow at Jealous, Female Troubles at the Bomb Factory and Sam Windett at The Approach…

18th September 2017 –  ORGAN: Your five recommended art things, Aida Wilde, Bella Easton, Tal R, Mark McClure and Cosey Fanni Tutti…

12th September 2017 –  ORGAN: Your five recommended art things – Deborah Lanyon, Stinkfish, Rachel Whiteread, Constellations, Fourthland, Rosalind Fowler and the problem with Organ’s art coverage according to shouty man…

6th September 2017 –  ORGAN: Five recommended art things – Frank Bowling, Earth Wind & Fire, W.A.K.E Festival, Tommy Gurr, Quiet British Accent, Harland Miller, Ben Cove…

26th August 2017 –  ORGAN PREVIEW: Five art things to explore, Delores de Sade, Norman Ackroyd, Herakut, Jawbone Jawbone, The Folkestone Triennial, the Fringe and…

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