Ikon Gallery, Birmingham

Damián Ortega interview: The matter of energy (2016)

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R.J. Preece - 24 Oct 16

Damián Ortega interview: The matter of energy (2016) Narratives about Damián Ortega highlight his early shift from political cartoonist to artist, thereby conjoining his wit and sense of playfulness to incisive critique and intellectual rigor. Even more interesting, however, are the variety of...

Yinka Shonibare at Ikon Gallery (1999)

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R.J. Preece - 01 Sep 99

Yinka Shonibare at Ikon Gallery (1999) Review of exhibition Dressing Down in Birmingham, England. Yinka Shonibare at Ikon Gallery Over the past few years, Yinka Shonibare has increasingly gained attention with his work shown in London, including the Royal Academy’s “Sensation” in 1997, and his...

Keith Piper at IKON Gallery, Birmingham (1998)

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R.J. Preece - 01 Oct 98

Keith Piper at IKON Gallery, Birmingham (1998) Keith Piper at Ikon Gallery With Relocating the remains, British artist Keith Piper presented a technically superb retrospective/re-presentation of his work that addressed "historical legacies, modern stereotypes, and new technologies—on a...

Ikon in the City Program, Birmingham (1997)

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R.J. Preece - 01 Dec 97

Ikon in the City Program, Birmingham (1997) Review of exhibition including work by Rigo 97, Edwina Fitzpatrick, Rozalind Drummond, Simon Grennan and Christopher Sperandio (1997). Ikon in the City Program With the closure of its John Bright Street location and preparations for the March 1998...