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Castor Projects: Trade
29 August – 10 September 2014
16 Little Portland Street, London W1W 8BP
In extolling the virtues of the un-
On first appearances, many works in Trade adhere to the conventions of minimalist
sculpture through their favouring of plain, factory-
Alan Magee’s Return to Glory (2014) is a knowingly witty piece in which the artist
seals up the holes in hula-
Andy Wicks’ understated geometric forms are the most formally reductive works in
Trade. His work has a literal presence, independent of the figurative references
of (for example) Matt Blackler’s oversized cast-
A confident presentation of contemporary sculpture, Trade explores an implied minimalist abstract space within a wider vernacular of restrained figuration.
Charley Peters, September 2014
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