Reviews & articles: for Modern Painters, Royal Academy Magazine, Galleries Magazine, BBC Radio 4, Abstract critical and other online platforms.

Art History talks & catalogue essays: for The National Gallery London (Artists Eye 2011), Kettles Yard Gallery Cambridge (Roger Hilton 2008), The Estorick Collection London (Zoran Music 2010), Colchester School of Art (Writing on Water 2014), Birkbeck London University (Artists & India 2007), Broadbent London (Sam Francis 2001), BBC Radio 4 (Artists & Colour 1996, Artists & the Sea 1997).  Curating: Genius Loci (Galeria Ceribelli, Italy 2008), Another Country (Estorick Collection, London 2010), Vital Signs (Clifford Chance, London 2015)

 

Recent Essays & Articles 

  • The West & India in Contemporary Art 2007 Masters dissertation, Birkbeck University of London 2007

  • Roger Hilton 2008 Catalogue text for exhibition Roger Hilton, Swinging out into the Void at Kettle's Yard, Cambridge University 2008

  • Genius Loci catalogue 2008 Ceribelli Gallery Italy This catalogue is available for download here

  • Zoran Music 2010 The Landscapes of Zoran Music by Luke Elwes: catalogue essay for Another Country, Estorick Collection 2010

  • Turner's Evening Star 2011 Text of the talk given at the National Gallery, June 2011

  • Cecily Brown, recent paintings Abstractcritical.com August 2011 Read here

  • Contemporary drawing Abstractcritical.com September 2011 Read here

  • Robert Motherwell, work on paper Abstractcritical.com October 2011 Read here

  • Contemporary Art Collectors Abstractcritical.com October 2011 Read here

  • Tess Jaray Abstractcritical.com October 2012 Read here

  • Julie Mehretu Abstractcritical.com May 2013 Read here

  • The Edge of Painting Abstractcritical.com December 2013 Read here

  • Phyllida Barlow & Richard Smith Abstractcritical.comJune 2014 Read here

  • Tomma Abts | Serpentine gallery Instantloveland.com 2018 Read here

 

Backlist of Reviews and Articles 1988 -2006

  • Georg Baselitz Anthony D’Offay Gallery Galleries Magazine Jan 1988

  • Ross Bleckner Waddington Galleries Galleries MagazineJune 1988

  • The Art of Papunya Tula Rebecca Hossack Gallery Galleries MagazineJune1989

  • Indian Miniatures Albemarle Gallery Galleries MagazineOct 1989

  • Turner: Painting & Poetry Tate Gallery Galleries MagazineMay 1990

  • Frank Auerbach Marlborough Fine Art Galleries MagazineSept 1990

  • Carlos Forns Bada Raab Gallery Galleries MagazineDec1990

  • Corot Manchester & Norwich Museums Royal Academy MagazineMay 1991

  • ConstableTate Gallery Galleries MagazineJuly 1991

  • Estelle ThompsonPurdy Hicks Gallery Galleries MagazineSept 1991

  • The Japan Festival Victoria & Albert Museum Royal Academy Magazine Oct1991

  • Alan Davie Gimpel Fils Gallery Royal Academy Magazine Jan 1992

  • Klaus FriedebergerWoodlands Art Gallery Galleries MagazineNov 1992

  • Artist Responseto Natalie Wheen's essay Modern PaintersDec 1992

  • Georgia O’ Keeffe Hayward Gallery Royal Academy Magazine Apr 1993

  • Images of ChristSt. Paul’s Cathedral Royal Academy Magazine July 1993

  • Russian IconsV& A Museum Royal Academy Magazine Oct1993

  • Passport To PaintLuke Elwes Traveller Magazine Oct 1993

  • Spanish Still LifeNational Gallery Royal Academy Magazine Mar 1995

  • Fred WilliamsMarlborough Fine Art Galleries Magazine Nov 1995

  • A Christmas Storyby Luke Elwes Harpers & Queen Dec 1995

  • Shows in New York Modern Painters June1996

  • Mysteries of Ancient China British Museum Royal Academy Magazine Oct1996

  • Lamu by Luke Elwes Readers Digest Dec 1996

  • Letter from Himalayas by Luke Elwes Harpers & Queen Mar1997

  • Looking not Thinking by Luke Elwes Modern PaintersOct 1997

  • Patrick Heron Tate Retrospective Royal Academy MagazineMay 1998

  • Landscape NowLondon Gallery Survey Galleries MagazineJuly 1998

  • Caro LiddellRebecca Hossack Gallery Galleries MagazineOct1998

  • Charlotte VerityBrowse and Darby Gallery Galleries MagazineDec 1998

  • Burmese Art British Museum Royal Academy MagazineMay 2000

  • Nina MurdochBlue Gallery Galleries MagazineOct2000

  • Pip DickensElgin Gallery Galleries MagazineFeb2001

  • Sam Francis A Floating World Broadbent Gallery, catalogue essayJune 2001

  • TerryFfyffe Lamont Gallery Galleries Magazine Sept 2001

  • The Blind man & the Elephant by Luke Elwes Modern PaintersMar2001

  • Rites of Passage Survey of recent Art GraduatesRoyal Academy MagazineOct2001

  • Anthony FryBrowse and Darby Galleries MagazineOct2002

  • New York Letter by Luke Elwes Modern Painters Jan2003

  • Tom Hammick Eagle Gallery/Emma Hill Galleries Magazine Mar2003

  • Maurice CockrillArcheus Fine Art Galleries Magazine Mar2004

  • Cy TwomblyGagosian Gallery Birkbeck, London University, June 2004

  • Christina Rodriguez by Luke Elwes Exhibition Catalogue Mar2006

  • Trevor Bell Said Gallery, Oxford Galleries MagazineJuly 2006