ORGAN THING: Cultivate’s Insert (Title Here) opened last night, a whip, a Germanica Caeruleum, some brutalism and some very edible paint…

Cultivate presents Insert (Title Here) at Shipton Street Gallery, London E2, March 2020 –   Insert (Title Here) opened last night, a group show that brings together six artists, mostly painters, although the plinths have been handed to self-declared “Artist, taxidermist, antiques collector and fetishist” Mia Jane Harris. The walls are mostly about paintings, Cultivate founders…

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…

Every inventor is a potential dissenter? Geranium mines on Orkney? That’s what I heard anyway. Peter Maxwell Davies? Five Recommended Art Things? Back to the grindstone? The squares have been squared now, all about inserting titles this week, not quite so intense this time  Five more upcoming art things to check out this coming week…

ORGAN THING: Miss June’s leftfield guitar driven alt pop does have something demanding about it, they’ve just released a new video and announced some UK dates…

Organ Thing of The Day: New Zealand’s Miss June are a band we’ve featured before on these fractured pages, their left field guitar driven alt pop may not be anything that massively different but the do have something about them, that thing we one called x factor backthere in the days before the term got…

13 QUESTIONS FROM ORGAN: Painter John Gathercole’s turn – there’s a prolificness to his current body of work, an almost rapid evolution, an excitement…  

Now then, fresh from the recent Nothing is Square pt.2 show and on the eve of the latest Cultivate group show, a collection of artists, painters, sculptors, do’ers and such, a show called Insert (Title Here) at East London’s Shipton Street Gallery, we subjected painter John Gathercole to our ongoing Thirteen Questions thing… “John Gathercole…

ORGAN THING: Amputate Corporate Art? The K? Sh*t Day? The K Group? Rikki who? I’m gonna scream gonna shout gonna play my guitar until your body’s rigid and you see stars…

A rather apt Organ Thing of the Day today, and a rather quick one. for there are other places to be today. This May Belgium noise-rock trio The K. return with their third studio album ‘Amputate Corporate Art’, we’re told to expect “a brutal and explosive ten track collection of hefty guitars and anthemic song…

ORGAN THING: Simon Fisher Turner and Edmund de Waal, the collaboration came about when renowned ceramicist Edmund de Waal invited composer Simon Fisher Turner to create a sound work for an installation….

Where were we? Monday, we’ve been busy with an art show and such, there’s only so much we can do in terms of multi-tasking or listening to things again and again and again and again.  “I thought you guys were into the weird and unique so figured this was a good fit, maybe next time”…