Carla Busuttil


Gallery News for Carla Busuttil

Congratulations to Carla Busuttil on being shortlisted for the John Moores Painting Prize

Carla Busuttil is one of 60 artists to be nominated from 2,700 applicants for the 2018 John Moores Painting Prize – one of the highest accolades awarded to painters in the United Kingdom. As part of being nominated, Busuttil’s work, Trophy of a Dull Man, will be shown at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool (14 July – 18 November) as part of the Liverpool Biennial.

Carla Busuttil on Artist Alliance group show in New York

For a group exhibition at New York’s Cuchifritos Gallery, titled Scenes From A Chasm (15 June – 29 July), Carla Busuttil is one of just four artists invited to show work that ‘reflects on shadows cast by global wealth inequality and its impact on society, culture and an ever-shifting workplace.’ Paradise No.7 (lucky for sum), a series by Busuttil made for the exhibition, feature drawings on pages from the infamously leaked Paradise Papers which illustrate the connection between British colonialism to the current murky waters of global finance.

Carla Busuttil collaborates with designer Sadie Williams on new work

Carla Busuttil has been commissioned by the British Fashion Council and the Royal Academy of Arts to collaborate with London fashion designer Sadie Williams in producing a new work that crosses art forms. The work will be on exhibition and auction at Christies in London, March 2018.

Carla Busuttil in Picturing People

A painting by Carla Busuttil has been included in a new Thames and Hudson publication titled Picturing People by Charlotte Mullins. The book attempts to address the question of how societies represent themselves through the practice of figurative art. Busuttil is profiled along with nearly sixty artists including Kara Walker, Grayson Perry, Cindy Sherman and Kehinde Wiley. Charlotte Mullins has been the editor of Art Review, V&A Magazine, and Art Quarterly.

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  • Solo exhibitions

    Carla Busuttil / Choice. Click. Bait / 2016

    Carla Busuttil / Post-National Bliss / 2013

    Carla Busuttil / Exit Mode / 2012

    Group exhibitions

    New Revolutions: Goodman Gallery at 50

    Edge of Silence / 2015

    Advance/...Notice / 2012

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  • Press for Carla Busuttil

    Carla Busuttil / Time Out London / June 2017

    Five things we learned at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition by Eddy F (471.1 KB)

    Carla Busuttil / Fad Magazine / November 2016

    Carla Busuttil Explores Fear and Classism in South Africa by Marcelle Joseph (449.5 KB)

    Carla Busuttil / Elephant / November 2016

    Now Showing: Carla Busuttil: The Super- Suburb Defence Authority (1.4 MB)

    Carla Busuttil / Artthrob / April 2016

    Disconcerting Securities by Nicola Kritzinger (266.2 KB)

    Carla Busuttil / 10and5 / April 2016

    On wealth, colonial pasts and private security: Carla Busuttil’s Choice.Click.Bait by Dave Mann (4.7 MB)

    SP-Arte / Folha de S.Paulo / Brazil / 3 April 2015

    Carla Busuttil / Platinum Love Magazine / 22 April 2014

    In Conversation Anne Lass X Carla Busuttil by Anne Lass (436.9 KB)

    Carla Busuttil / Mahala / 11 April 2012

    Exit Mode review by Layla Leiman (503.5 KB)

    Carla Busuttil / City Press / 06 April 2012

    Accidental Monsters by Percy Mabandu (1.9 MB)

    Carla Busuttil / Wanted / September 2011

    Carla Busuttil by Sean O'Toole (1.2 MB)

    Carla Busuttil / Mail & Guardian / 20 January 2011

    SA painter's brush with VerSaatchi by Jeremy Kuper (88.3 KB)