Would-be attendees of a private view of a Lee Bul exhibition at the Hayward were deterred after an artwork, partially made of rotting fish, caught flame.
Only ‘superficial’ damage was dealt to the newly restored gallery.
One wonders what went through organisers’ minds when they hosted a performance titled ‘Flooded with Ice / Hell Fire Can’t Scorch Me’ the next day.
Jeremy Deller explores the legacy of the Industrial Revolution through original works, folk art, popular ballads and 1970s wrestling, but stops short of lamenting a lost world, says Zakia Uddin
The Hayward Gallery’s show about artificial light in art features some rare, sometimes thrilling installations, but also some misses, says Laura McLean-Ferris.
Affordable 3D printers are bringing fantasies of home production closer to fulfilment, but the objects produced on them so far have been of relatively poor quality. In this issue, however, we look into the future at the possibilities rapid prototyping might offer – from cities that replicate themselves, to the “biologically inspired” designs our cover star Neri Oxman is creating at MIT.
In tackling home furnishings for the Hayward’s summer blockbuster, artists are catching up with design.