James McLardy: White Teeth in the Planetarium @ The Royal Standard, Liverpool
REVIEW BY LINDA PITTWOOD.
PUBLISHED 23 APRIL 2013
Link to the review in the Skinny
The Royal Standard, Liverpool, specialises in bringing to the city contemporary artists who might be described as ‘emerging’. Currently, this means exhibiting White Teeth in the Planetarium, a new…
“Science fiction writers have posited parallel worlds closely similar to the world we know, but in which our counterpart selves pursue lives very different from our own. The story […] left me with an uncanny sense of such a world.”
At the beginning of The Separateness of Things,…
Jack Welsh talks to Glasgow based sculptor James McLardy about his current solo exhibition White Teeth in the Planetarium at The Royal Standard, Liverpool.
Jack Welsh: What inspired the title of your exhibition at The Royal Standard?
James McLardy: The title, White Teeth at the Planetarium, comes…
Private view – 12th April 6-9pm
Drawing influence from either side of the Modernist movement, ‘White Teeth in the Planetarium’ presents a series of dystopian sculptures made from pigmented wax, fiberglass, clear acrylic, paint and plastic laminate. Monumental forms and fragmented arrangements are dressed up in fake-façades,…
‘LEGACY: FIVE SCHEMES FIRST VARIATION’
GWENAËL BÉLANGER / BLUE CURRY / KAREN HENDERSON / JAMES McLARDY / RICHARD STONE
CURATED BY CARL SLATER
High Cross House in Dartington, managed by the National Trust is one of the UK’s most important modernist sites for contemporary buildings. Designed by …
From ‘Last Chance’ exhibition text, SWG3
LAST CHANCE presented eight artists with the opportunity to show a work for the first time, a piece that has been sitting in the studio or in the artist’s mind for a while.
It’s our Playground ‘Can you…
SWG3 Gallery is glad to invite you to:
Rachel Adams, Tom Godfrey, James Hutchinson, Lorna Macintyre,
James McLardy, Michael Stumpf, Hayley Tompkins, Sue Tompkins.
08.12.2012 – 19.01.2013 | weds-sat 12-6pm
Christmas break 22.12.2012 – 09.01.2013
at SWG3 Gallery, Glasgow
Friday 07.12.2012 – 7-9pm
After Party: 9pm-2am
LAST CHANCE will be the opportunity to show a…
Enjoyable exhibition questioning the inherent value and fakeness of sculpted pieces
Source: The List
Date: 3 August 2012
Written by: Talitha Kotzé
James McLardy’s solo show ‘The Swan and Hostage’ is the result of his six-week residency at the Duchy gallery in the east end of Glasgow. The title echoes the pub-like…
James McLardy | The Swan and Hostage
28 July – 25 August 2012
The Duchy is pleased to present The Swan and Hostage, a solo show of new work by Glasgow artist James McLardy.
McLardy’s work explores hierarchy within the use of colour, material and effect, collaging the fake and the real…
Over the last few weeks I’ve been in residence at The Duchy developing new work for a solo exhibition in the gallery, ‘The Swan and Hostage’.
I’ve been working with key materials and techniques including brightly cast wax and copper leaf together with carved and painted MDF surfaces. Through continuously questioning…
Cities rise and cities fall again; words are spoken and retracted; we meet and talk and things will not be the same again.
PETROSPHERE is part of a series of projects between 5 artists based in Glasgow, and 5 artists based in Athens.
Vibrant, difficult, beautiful, caustic; full of friction and full…
A new sculpture exhibition ‘You, Me, Something Else’, opened at GOMA last week. The show includes work by Claire Barclay, Karla Black, Nick Evans, Alex Frost, Lorna Macintrye, Andrew Miller, Mary Redmond, Joanne Tatham and Tom O’Sullivan… and myself.
In a new work for this show entitled…
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PETROSPHERE is an exchange between 5 artists based in Glasgow: Ruth Barker, Helen de Main, Niall Macdonald, James McLardy and Ciara Phillips; and 5 artists based in Athens: Antonakis Christodoulou,Vassilis H, Margarita Myrogianni, Aliki Panagiotopoulou, and Kostas Sahpazis, working across the media of sculpture, installation,…
It was the install day yesterday for the final few elements of the MCH art programme. With the weather being fine and sunny we were able to get everything finished and up in one day. For more info on this project visit public art programme and the beginning of stage…
Work commences on the final stage of the MCH public art programme.
With production underway it’s only a matter of weeks before the final artworks are installed in the hospital grounds and members of the community can put their spades into the soil… Hooray!
More info on this…
This five week residency at the Danish Art Workshops with it’s spacious studio and access to this institutions amazingly well equipped workshops enabled an involved period of production to develop work for my part in a group exhibition ‘Between here and Somewhere Else’ at Overgaden, Institute of Contemporary Art. A special…
Very excited to be at Cove Park and be surrounded by an fantastic group of artists, writers and designers.
Alan Currall, Ruth Ewan, Maria Fusco, Will Holder, Panel and myself are all here for the next six weeks as part of Cove Park’s Visual arts creative development residency programme.
Further info at…