ORGAN THING: Fred Coppin’s painterly optimism down Rivington Street…

FRED COPPIN – Angles And Optimism – Rivington Street, Shoreditch, East London, August 2018 – Spied the show half way along Rivington Street, can’t pass an unexpected art show, don’t know much about Fred Coppin, well nothing actually, not heard of him, didn’t catch any of pre-show publicity (assuming there was some), apparently this is…

ORGAN THING: Desire Lines, David Small and Jeremy Willett’s paintings and wallpaper conversations at East London’s Studio 1.1 gallery…

DESIRE LINES, DAVID SMALL and JEREMY WILLETT at STUDIO 1.1, REDCHURCH STREET, SHOREDITCH, EAST LONDON, August 2017. Desire Lines… “David Small’s extravagantly coloured (yet finely controlled) abstract paintings will be exhibited upon the severe optic disruptions of Jeremy Willett’s black and white wallpapers, themselves abstracted from photographs of brutalist urban wallscapes”. from correspondence between the…

ORGAN PREVIEW: Cosey Fanni Tutti in conversation with Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina in celebration of a book from one and a new exhibition from the other…

Organ Thing of The Day? A quick parish notice or a signpost or preview or whatever you want to call it… “In celebration of the publication of Riot Days by Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina and a new exhibition of Cosey Fanni Tutti’s art which opens at Cabinet Gallery (London), join these two visionary figureheads in a talk…

ORGAN PREVIEW: There’s a fundraising event for the next Meeting of Styles festival this weekend, a block party, or so they say, at the Nomadic Community Garden, Shoreditch…

A quick parish notice: There’s a fundraising event for the next Meeting of Styles festival this weekend, a block party, or so they say, at the Nomadic Community Garden, Shoreditch “Meeting of Styles UK is a free, family friendly, block party for the graffiti and hip hop community – a celebration of spraycan art and…

ORGAN THING: Thirteen galleries, several pints, the further exploration of East London’s art – Athena Papadopoulos at Emalin, the Brains & Lip Takeover at Hix, William Mackrell at The Ryder, Elizabeth Magill’s opening night at Wilkinson, Rckay Rax back at Residence…

  Thirteen galleries, several pints, this particular Friday afternoon started with another quick look at Jonathan Baldock’s bed over the street at Space . At least someone has made this particular bed and not left their discarded shoes and their empty bottles of vodka from last night all over it (I do prefer an unmade lived-in…