Pelham Picks

An exclusive look at the most illustrious private views for the week ahead

Jo Melvin, Luke Skrebowski and Jon Wood in conversation at Waddington Custot Galleries

Jo Melvin, Luke Skrebowski and Jon Wood will be in conversation at Waddington Custot Galleries discussing Barry Flanagan’s sculptural legacy and central position within British Conceptual Art. Jo Melvin is a Curator, writer and Reader in Archives and Special Collections at Chelsea College of Arts, UAL, and Senior Research Fellow at the Henry Moore Institute. Melvin is currently working on a monograph on Noel Forster The Seth Siegelaub Source Book and on Barry Flanagan’s catalogue raisonné.
Luke Skrebowski is a Fellow and Director of Studies in History of Art at Churchill College, University of Cambridge. His writing has appeared in journals including Art History, Grey Room,Manifesta Journal, Tate Papers,Third Text, as well as in numerous anthologies and exhibition catalogues. 
Jon Wood is Research Curator at the Henry Moore Institute, He specialises in twentieth-century and contemporary sculpture, with a particular and ongoing research interest in the artist’s studio.
Public Talk: Tuesday 10 May, 6:30pm


Laurence Kavanagh at Marlborough Contemporary



This new body of work further develops Kavanagh’s ongoing Calendar Series, which will consist of twelve interrelated sets of works, to represent each month of the Gregorian calendar. Through a combination of different media such as sculpture, collage and photo-montage, the artist has engaged with the cinematic as a privileged ground of investigation for his practice

Private View: Tuesday May 10th 6pm - 8pm

Open to the public: Wednesday 11th May 2016 - Saturday 18th June 2016


Antony Gormley at  Alan Cristea Gallery



Antony Gormley has made a series of works that consider how our physical freedom and imaginative potential is increasingly conditioned by the built environment. Installed across both galleries are a number of large woodblock prints based on seven distinct body poses. They reinterpret anatomy in the language of architecture and relate to a key work in the artist’s recent practice.
Private View: Thursday 12th May 6pm
Open to the public: Friday 13th May - 2nd July 2016