1. Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair 2016

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    Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair returns to London on 12th June. The iconic event that sees the art world let its hair down returns to the Truman Brewery on Brick Lane for one day only. This year’s theme is ‘The Hand’, and promises a hand-selected line-up of established and up-and-coming artists who will be personally pitching up and selling their original...
  2. Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair 2015

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    Art Car Boot Fair 2015 Teaser from Minky Productions on Vimeo.Located at the Brick Lane Yard,the Art Car Boot Fair welcomes established and up-and-coming artists, including Rachel Howard, Mischa Milovanovich, Polly Morgan, Boo Saville, Sir Peter Blake, and Tracey Emin. The artists personally sell their original and limited edition artworks out of the back of new and vintage Vauxhall cars. Artists are also set to sell limited edition...
  3. Boo Saville - Polycephaly

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    British artist Boo Saville is showing at TJ Boulting, 59 Riding House Street, London from 16th October 2014 until 15th November 2014. Her solo show 'Polycephaly' refers to a condition derived from the Greek words for 'many headed,' which in turn refers to Saville's current practice. Saville has perhaps been better known for piercing monochrome biro drawings that explore existence, archaeology, myth, philosophy and...
  4. Old Rope curated by Polly Morgan

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    11 July 2014 – 30 August 2014Pippy Houldsworth Gallery presents Old Rope, a group show curated by artist Polly Morgan, from 11 July to 30 August 2014. Bringing together new work by Susan Collis, Martin Creed, Tracey Emin, Boo Saville, Amba Sayal-Bennett and Sue Webster, Morgan wishes to explore how each of these artists engages with the term ‘Money for Old Rope'. The expression...
  5. Boo Saville at Start Art Fair

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    START Art Fair, Saatchi Gallery26 – 29 June 2014The fair is dedicated to supporting international galleries that are less than eight years old. The first edition will bring together exhibitors from the world’s most exciting emerging markets alongside young, cutting-edge galleries from Asia, Europe, UK and USA.TJ Boulting will be taking part in the inaugural START art fair for internationally selected...
  6. Untitled (unconscious)

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  7. Alteria Art's open studio & talk for The Human Body

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    In Conversation With the Artists and Printmaker Behind “THE HUMAN BODY”Saturday 23rd March 2013, Alteria Art, Arcane Studio, 1st Floor, 22-27 The Oval, E2 9DT 1pm – 10pm Open studio & Exhibition 5.30pm – 7pm Talk by artists Hugo Wilson & Byzantia North with printmaker Ian Steadman RSVP is essential. To reserve your place or for further information email info@alteriaart.comAlteria...
  8. The World, The Flesh and The Devil

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    TJ Boulting is delighted to present the third solo show with the gallery of British artist Boo Saville. This new series of drawings and paintings, whilst using her trademark biro pens and oil paint, is a departure to previous representational work, and consists of large format abstract colour fields. The first works were begun over a year and a half...
  9. Boo Saville - The World, The Flesh and The Devil at TJ Boulting, London

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    05 Sep 12 - 04 Oct 12TJ Boulting is delighted to present the third solo show with the gallery of British artist Boo Saville. This new series of drawings and paintings, whilst using trademark biro pens and oil paint, is a departure to previous representational work, and consists of large format abstract colour fields. The first works were begun over...
  10. 'Fraternise - The Salon' at Beaconsfield

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    Fraternise – the SalonBeaconsfield2 April – 29 May 2011Edwina fitz Patrick, Flights of Fancy, 2007, paper, cork pads, pins, image courtesy the artistFraternise – the Salon gathers a cohort of artists in a curated, fundraising exhibition, to support the future existence of Beaconsfield – the pioneering, non-profit organisation that has provided a laboratory and presentation space for artists since 1995.Fraternise –...
  11. EXTENDED: Collective Noun now runs until 27th January

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    Faggionato Fine Arts in collaboration with Trolley Gallery are delighted to present Collective Noun, a show of new and recent work by twelve artists from the Trolley Gallery programme, co-curated and exhibited at Faggionato Fine Arts.Whitney McVeigh, Kelly-Anne Davitt, Nina Gehl and Jennifer Taylor share a preoccupation with the recently archaic, relocating objects, images and references from their original, often...
  12. Boo Saville in Collective Noun

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    COLLECTIVE NOUN A collaboration with Trolley Gallery Faggionato Fine Art 49 Albemarle Street London W1S 4JRExhibition: 25th November - 14th January 2010 Private View: Wednesday 24th November 2010
  13. ManiFesten at Trolley Gallery

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    Join the Trolley Gallery for an unforgettable dinner party where the set, food and entertainment has all derived from the minds of artists.Dine on a sculptural construction created by set designer Robert Storey, where individual chairs move towards the ceiling and in turn, the table is lowered towards the diners. Experience bread rolls suspended in mid-air from artist Caroline Hobkinson...
  14. Shoebox Art Auction for Kids Co

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    Kids Company and the Bryan Adams Foundation are delighted to host Shoebox Art, a unique auction and exhibition of work by leading artists. In support of Kids Company's work with vulnerable children, each artist has recreated a room from their childhood inside a shoebox. The public have a chance to place for bid for these unique sculptures before the private...
  15. Boo Saville in conversation

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    Boo Saville will be in conversation with James Putnam, curator of the Freud Museum, this Wednesday 10th March. The pair will be discussing the artist's current solo show, Totem, at  Trolley Gallery, London.RSVP essential: hannah@trolleygallery.com
  16. Preview Boo Saville's Totem

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    Boo Saville will be exhibiting at Trolley Gallery from Friday 5th Feb - Saturday 13th March 2010. Visit the preview of Totem on Thursday 4th February and read more on the exhibition on the press release below.

    To see Saville's work with Other Criteria, click here.



    5th February – 13th March
    Private View Thursday 4th February, 7-9pm

    Trolley Gallery is proud to present a second solo show by artist Boo Saville. Entitled ‘Totem’, this new body of work encapsulates the unifying anthropological and archeological aspects evident in her work, and her representation of the deceased captured through an exploration of various forms of mark-making, itself a reflection of human expression and representation.

    Saville constantly researches source material from a wide variety of documentary and scientific origins; books, journals and resources such as the Wellcome Institute. The internet also offers an almost limitless exploration of imagery and keywords, the small, often low resolution images becoming the direct subject matter in the final work, where the colours and often gnarled compositions of a deceased human translate into a delicate and detailed painting and drawing. “There is beauty and creativity in the process of destruction. I am interested in decay not as a negative reduction but as a unifying symbol of matter, of our bodies. There is a clarity for me when something is stripped down to the bare bones and studied or just observed.”

    The anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss argued that human thought was equal in both Western civilized and savage minds, while the use of a totem, or a physical representation to project a figurehead in tribes, was only in the absence of their understanding of ‘abstract entities’. Here, Saville’s subject matter varies from a nineteenth-century explorer preserved under the ice, the terrain of the skin rendered as visible as the striped cotton shirt he wears, to tribal shrunken heads in the tropics, Egyptian mummies, and twentieth century forensic photographs of death scenes. In the absence of a traditional totemic figure, we interpret the various geographical and chronological locations of Saville’s human subjects as incorporating this idea of a ‘totem’, a classification system and a unifying kinship that brings together the life form apparent in death.

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  17. Talk: Black Dog/Yellow House

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    Black Dog / Yellow House a show curated by Rachel Howard 26th November – 16th January 2010 Trolley Gallery, 73a Redchurch Street London. E2 7DJ Mon-Sat 12-6pm or by appointmentTo reserve a place at the talk, contact Trolley Gallery.Visit our previous blogs for more information on the group show Black Dog/Yellow House, or go directly to the Trolley Gallery website.
  18. Photos: Boo's launch

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    Another great turn-out at last night's launch of Boo Saville's Ghost and Ghost Proof prints at the New Bond St store. Thank you to everyone who joined us.Boo SavilleOlivier Garbay
  19. Virtual Tour: Trolley Gallery

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    Take a virtual tour of Black Dog/Yellow House currently on show at Trolley Gallery, London. Curated by artist Rachel Howard, the show brings together the work of four artists brought to Howard's attention throughout her career as a painter. The artists are: Matthew Burrows, Colin Glen, Adam Dix and Boo Saville.Below are a few snapshots of the work and the...
  20. SAVE THE DATE - Boo Saville

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    Boo Saville's Ghost and Ghost Proof projects with Other Criteria resulted in an edition of 25 etchings as well as a series of 31 unique works. Join us on 9th December to celebrate the launch of them and to view them all together in their full glory. If you can't wait till then - check them out here. Press release...

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