From the number of events to be seen @ Somerset house this spring The Crisis Commission, located in the East Wing Galleries, was our favorite. This small exhibition shows new works by heavyweights as Tracey Emin, Yinka Shonibare or Antony Gormley as well as upcoming talents such as Nika Neelova. They were all asked to create pieces on themes and issues related to homelessness. The show will be on display till April 22. At the beginning of May all exhibited pieces will be auctioned by Christie’s, raising money for Crisis, UK’s national charity for homeless people.
Also on display @ the Somerset house: contemporary graphic art fair Pick Me Up (rather disappointing, unfortunately), Mondrian || Nicholson: In Parallel @ the Courtauld Gallery, focusing on the relationship between Piet Mondrian and Ben Nicholson (still need to see this one) and a pretty flowery courtyard installation Out of Sync by London–based Chilean artist Fernando Casasempere.
(Image credits by Mark Bourdillon: Nika Neelova As yet untitled, 2012; Tracey Emin Trust Me, 2011; Antony Gormley Contract, 2011)