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Late night arty parties at First Thursdays

Posted at 2:00 pm, March 1, 2012 in Arts & Entertainment
Hemali Bhuta: Stepping Down, 2010 Dimension: Variable, wax sticks of various lengths and cotton threads. Copyright the artist and Project 88

Art lovers rejoice, it’s First Thursdays in the East End tonight with a host of late openings and evening events in galleries across the area. Here is a few choice happenings to get you started…

Adrian Esparza: Here and Now, 2010 Zarape, nails, and wood Photo courtesy of Kurimanzuto Gallery Mexico City, Mexico

Head to Parasol Unit’s new group exhibition ‘Lines of Thought‘ which explores how artists including Richard Long and Sol LeWitt have explored the idea of the line.

Hugh Mendes 'Obituary Amy Winehouse'It’s a case of (still life) and death at Charlie Smith gallery where artist Hugh Mendes is introducing his show of paintings of newspaper obituaries of late famous faces from Amy Winehouse to Alexander McQueen.

The Forgetting of Proper Names, Installation shot, Photo: Steven White, Courtesy of the artist and Calvert 22Or for an insight into contemporary Polish art head to Calvert 22 where curator Dominik Czechowski will be conducting a personal tour of work by three Polish artists on themes of memory, language and translation.

For info, see firstthursdays.co.uk.

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