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?…

Cultivate presents Self – An on-line art exhibition…

Self? A self-portrait is a representation of an artist that is drawn, painted, photographed, or sculpted by that artist. Self, a show (hopefully) alive with artists challenged to produce self portraits. Following five on-line shows from Cultivate during this destructive Covid period that started with the #43Artists show back in April 2020, Self is another…

ORGAN PREVIEW: Self, the forthcoming on-line exhibition from Cultivate Gallery, a show of carefully cultivated self portraits, opens on February 23rd…

Organ preview: Once again the forthcoming Cultivate Gallery on-line exhibition, Self, will be hosted right here on these pages. All of Cultivate’s on-line exhibitions so far have been hosted on the Organ website (there is a close relationship between Organ and Cultivate of course). The previous shows can all be explored here. There’s been Self…