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 PREVIEW: Nothing Is Square Pt.2 – a very square group show, 38 artists, 140 identically sized art works, opening next week, East London, nothing is ever square…

Nothing is Square Pt.2 – a Carefully curated painterly group show, 38 artists, 140 identically sized square pieces. Opening night Thursday February 27th, 6pm until 9pm. The show will happen at Shipton Street Gallery, Shipton Street, Columbia Road, London, E2 7RZ. All work ON 20cm x 20cm canvas, all work will be on sale at…

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…

Fruit shops and things, Over and Over (Again and Again), April was pretty much all about the latest Cultivate Columbia Road takeover for us, two rather busy art shows in that beautiful old East London shop that has been Shipton Street Gallery for the last dozen or so years now. There was no time for…

13 QUESTIONS FROM ORGAN: Yulia Robinson, she’s an exciting painter, something about the energy in the marks she makes…

Yulia Robinson is an exciting painter, something about the energy in the marks she makes, the colour she uses, the ambition in her paint, the spontaneity, her blowing and dripping, her bleaching, her multi-layered paintings that involve both figurative forms and an abstract language, Yulia’s paintings are rich in texture, alive with personality, with commitment,…