These six shows, currently on view in London, will be a real treat for lovers of painting: Luc Tuymans @ David Zwirner, Caragh Thuring @ Chisenhale Gallery (last call, closes on Sunday), Katy Moran @ Parasol Unit, Bill Lynch @ The Approach, Wilhelm Sasnal @ Sadie Coles and, starting on Tuesday @ Tate Modern, a retrospective of Marlene DumasSee further for photos, links and detailed info.


Luc Tuymans “The Shore” | David Zwirner | till 2 April
Ten new paintings layered with dark and/or controversial meaning. Themes span from Scottish independence, through colonialism to cannibalism. See, think, shiver.
Press Release

Caragh Thuring | Chisenhale Gallery | till 1 Feb
Fresh, playful and diverse work, united in a coherent and original setup.
Press Release

Katy Moran | Parasol Unit till 8 March
Small abstract paintings that absorb your attention and stir imagination. The longer you look, the better they get.
Press Release Katy talks about her painting process

Bill Lynch | The Approach till 15 Feb
Genius painter; suffers from schizophrenia; completely overlooked during his life; dies (2013) and receives post-mortem praise. Sounds familiar? Buy while stock lasts.
Press Release | Roberta Smith on Bill Lynch

Wilhelm Sasnal Sadie Coles HQ till 21 Feb
Feast of various styles, techniques and topics. All brilliant.
Press Release

Marlene Dumas “The Image as Burden” Tate Modern | 5 Feb – 10 May
Extensive and probably the most significant exhibition of Dumas’ work to date in Europe. Opening on Tuesday, so photos will follow shortly.
Press Release and related events

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