Issue Number: 107
The theme of the Summer Exhibition this year is ‘Raw’. Stephen Chambers RA, the co-ordinator, tells Richard Cork what rawness in art means to him...Read more
In American artist Bill Viola's nine-channel installation Chapel of Frustrated Actions and Futile Gestures (2013), on view at Blain Southern’s show of his latest works, nine episodes unfold in simply sketched-out, quotidian environments. Viola moves from the general towards the particular, with everyday actions as his subject - such as the digging of a hole, or the pouring of water in a bowl.