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REVIEW

  • Zoltan Alexander

nº18 / ALEXANDER MCQUEEN - SARABANDE / ILYA KABAKOV - TATE MODERN / WOMIN PARK - CARPENTERS / LONDON

It is a story about three remarkable places in London, which share nothing in common, but they are unique and revolutionary in their own way.






LONDON ART EXHIBITIONS WINTER 2018

Not everyone will be taken to the future

Ilya Kabakov



 


Interviews and featured galleries, artists by Zoltan Alexander


Trino Verkade of Lee Alexander McQueen Sarabande Foundation (London), Ilya and Emilia Kabakov at Tate Modern (London), Loïc Le Gaillard and Julien Lombrail of Carpenters Workshop (London), Vincent Dubourg, Andrea Branzi and Wonmin Park at Carpenters Workshop (London, Paris, New York)


 


Lee Alexander McQueen Sarabande Foundation + Ilya & Emilia Kabakov at the Tate Modern + Carpenters Workshop / © video by Zoltan Alexander ZOLTAN+MEDIA



Art galleries opening all over the city with art as international as innovative. Given London, more than 1.500 galleries, its current art scene is one of the world’s biggest market; a strong rival to Paris, Los Angeles, New York or Shanghai.


Now, that Soho is no longer the shabby but lively area it once was and has largely lost its reputation as a bohemian enclave, in retrospect, from the mid-1930s through to the mid-1980s numerous artists, writers, and others congregated in Fitzrovia and Soho, today artists and the contemporary art scene moved to the East End with the exception of Mayfair alone. The art scene wasn’t the same until the late 80s, when a bunch of kids out of Goldsmiths, the Young British Artists, changed all that.


Our review, however, is not about them; it is a story about three remarkable places and people in London who share nothing in common, but they are uniq