Paradise row, one of East London's highly acclaimed contemporary art gallerys is on the move. It has left 17 Hereford Street, it's home since 2006 and is in the process of relocating to the West End. In the meantime, it is holding a group show in a pop-up space located in a large 4 -storey old London town house on Upper Brook Street, in collaboration with Prakke Contemporary.
The exhibition entitled Play: A Festival of Fun, explores the manifestations of play in contemporary art with a program of performances and events themed on the subject of Play. The exhibition brings together contemporary art stars such as Jake & Dinos Champman and Carsten Holler with a new generation of breakthrough artists including Gosha Ostretsov, Aaron Young, Shezad Dawwod, and Mounir Fatmi. Plus works by Sol Lawitt and Macel Duchamp.
Chapman Bros. Fucking with Nature, 2009
The performance program curated by The Wallis Gallery features the like of Awst & Walther, LPR Homer, Alexander Brenchley, Lee Campbell, Mary Cork, Eloise Fornieles & Kate Hawkins, Ian Giles, Alex Groves, Kirstie Macleod, Harry Meadows, Kerry Leatham, Von Morgan, Steven Ounanian, Olympia Scarry, Patrick Shier, Amelia Whitelaw, Jack Catling, Julia Calver & Esmeralda Valencia, William Kherbek, Katie Guggenheim, plus others.
The exhibition runs until 28th November, 50 Upper Brook Street, London W1.