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Our pick of this week’s art events: 25 April - 1 May

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Published 25 April 2014

From a new sculpture at Heathrow to photojournalism from the set of La Dolce Vita.

  • Richard Wilson RA, Slipstream

    Terminal 2 Heathrow Airport, permanent display
    Richard Wilson’s Slipstream was unveiled this week at Heathrow’s Terminal 2. Inspired by the manoeuvres of stunt planes, the gleaming 80 metre long sculpture zooms through the atrium and captures the exhilaration of flight.

  • Richard Wilson, Slipstream

    Richard Wilson, Slipstream.

    At Heathrow’s Terminal 2 | The Queen’s Terminal.

    Photograher David Levene. © LHR Airports Limited.

  • Video

    From the archives: In July 2013 we spoke to Richard Wilson RA about the concept behind 'Slipstream' and how it was coming together

  • John Virtue: The Sea

    Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, 26 April – 24 August 2014
    Since moving to the north Norfolk coast in 2009, John Virtue has produced a body of turbulent monochrome seascapes. Drawing from both Turner and American Expressionism, the paintings, drawings, and sketchbooks on view at the Sainsbury Centre invite viewers to share in Virtue’s awe of nature.

  • John Virtue, Number 10

    John Virtue, Number 10, 2012 - 13.

  • Julian Schnabel: Every Angel has a Dark Side

    Dairy Arts Centre, 25 April – 27 July 2014
    Dairy Arts Centre presents a diverse selection of recent paintings by Julian Schnabel, the American artist and Oscar-nominated filmmaker who achieved fame in the 1980s for controversial works such as his broken crockery paintings. The show is Schnabel’s first major UK exhibition in 15 years.

  • Julian Schnabel, The Unknown Painter and The Muse He Will Never Meet

    Julian Schnabel, The Unknown Painter and The Muse He Will Never Meet, 2010.

    Oil on polyester. 289.6 x 345.4 cm. Photo by Tom Powel Imaging.

  • The Years of the Dolce Vita

    Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 30 April – 29 June 2014
    Fellini fans should visit the Estorick Collection’s exuberant new exhibition of photographs from the archive of photojournalist Marcello Gepetti. Including images from the set of La Dolce Vita, the show immerses viewers in the glamour of Italian filmmaking during the 1950s and 60s.

  • Arturo Zavattini, Set of 'La Dolce Vita'. Assistant cameraman Ennio Guarnieri, Nico Otzak and Federico Fellini

    Arturo Zavattini, Set of 'La Dolce Vita'. Assistant cameraman Ennio Guarnieri, Nico Otzak and Federico Fellini, 1960.

    Solares Fondazione delle Arti.

  • Zhang Huan: Spring Poppy Fields

    Pace London, 25 April – 31 May 2014
    Seven years after his Three Legged Buddha sculpture for the Royal Academy courtyard, Zhang Huan returns to Burlington House with a new exhibition of paintings at Pace London. Though these works appear abstract from a distance, their hallucinatory colours and skull imagery represent Huan’s continued exploration of Buddhist mysticism.

  • Zhang Huan

    Zhang Huan

    Copyright Zhang Huan studio

  • Tara Contractor is a contributor to RA Magazine.


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