For Dog Show, 14 cultured pooches who live with a variety of artists and curators have been invited to select their top dog-related artworks. With a little help from their human companions, these canine curators have selected artworks in what is believed to be the first exhibition of its kind.
The show includes a series of Joan Jonas dog drawings and performances by Performances for Pets, both chosen by Bedlington Whippet, Agnes who lives with curator Joyce Cronin; Border Terrier Cross Ruby has selected Martin Creed’s 2007 film work ‘Orson and Sparky’, as well as works by Adam Chodzko, Heather Phillipson and Tom Woolner; Tess, a Border Terrier who lives with gallerist Karsten Schubert has put forward Lucien Freud’s portrait of ‘Pluto, Aged 12’ and a drawing by James Pyman; art critic Louisa Buck’s canine companion Samson, a Cockerpoo has selected ‘Dog Duet’ and ‘The Spelling Lesson’ by William Wegman; Olive Shih Tzu/ Poodle mix has been working with gallery director Matthew Higgs to select a series of dog paintings by Ryan Brown and paintings by Babak Ganjei; Labradoodle Spencer who lives with Whitechapel curator Habda Rashid has picked two David Shrigley’s, ‘Hello There’ and ‘I’m Dead’. Also on show are works by Oona Grimes, Rob Pruitt, Brian Catling, Errol Drysdale, Leah Capaldi, Jem Finer, Tim Spooner, Abigail Lane, David Harrison, Vic Reeves / Jim Moir, Kathyrn Klassnik, Simon Raven, Melanie Jackson, and Fran Cottell.
Sunday 14th of July, 2019
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tube: Canada Water (10 min walk)
Train: Surrey Quays (6 min walk)