All white art

This week I queued and squeezed my way into the opening of Jay Joplin’s new White Cube space in Bermondsey. I wrote a review of the space for Art Pie here’s a snippet…

White Cube Bermondsey, Photo: Ben Westoby.

Funding cuts aplenty and rent price hikes it’s no wonder galleries are tiptoeing around trying to make the best decisions when it comes to their businesses. So there was surprise when art collector Jay Joplin announced the opening of his third London space – White Cube Bermondsey.

Already coveting two sort-after addresses in Mayfair and Hoxton this new venture seems to be taking on not only a larger space – in fact 58,000 sq ft of interior space-  but a different vibe too. Set in 1970s warehouse it is the largest of the gallery’s three London sites and has been re designed by Casper Mueller Kneer Architects. The result is what on the opening last night looked like a cross between a spaceship and a multi-storey car park entrance…

For the full review skip on over to the street, modern and contemporary art site Art Pie, follow their latest ‘tweetings’ here @art_pie 

Stay tuned for my review of the Affordable Art Fair next week! In the mean time see my list of to do’s this week below for some great projects and exhibitions! x

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