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CURRENT EXHIBITS [182]


selected dates: 5/25/12-5/25/12 [clear]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Ben Nicholson: Paintings, Reliefs and Drawings

Bernard Jacobson Gallery    other (outside main areas)
28 Duke Street St. James's
London SW1Y 6AG, United Kingdom
+44 020 7734 3431
http://www.jacobsongallery.com
April 4th, 2012 - July 13th, 2012
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As two major museum exhibitions currently on show in London demonstrate Ben Nicholson is a master of 20th Century Art. 'Picasso and Modern British Art' at the Tate shows him as a young man intoxicated by the European avant-garde, working through the issues and ideas raised by Picasso and the cubists. Whereas the exhibition at the Courtauld Gallery, 'Mondrian and Nicholson in Parallel', shows him...   [more]

Opening: April 3rd, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Shannon Finley: Century Entropy

Bischoff/Weiss    mayfair
14a Hay Hill
London W1J 8NZ, United Kingdom
+44 (0)207 629 5954
http://www.bischoffweiss.com
May 23rd, 2012 - June 30th, 2012
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BISCHOFF/WEISS is pleased to present Century Entropy, an exhibition of new work by Shannon Finley on view from May 22 - June 30, 2012. The artist's first solo exhibition at the gallery features a series of acrylic on canvas paintings. Through an intensive process, Finley applies numerous, translucent layers of acrylic paint and industrial polymers onto canvas with specially designed palette knives. T...   [more]

Opening: May 22nd, 2012   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Michael Joo: Exit From the House of Being

Blain|Southern London Hill Street    mayfair
6 Hill Street
London W1J 5NF, United Kingdom
+44(0) 20 7493 4492
http://www.blainsouthern.com/
April 25th, 2012 - June 30th, 2012
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For his inaugural exhibition with Blain|Southern, Exit From the House of Being, Michael Joo has created a series of new sculptural works which aim to challenge and reformulate our understanding of space. Bringing together three groups of works so that they exist in dialogue, each engages the viewer in an assessment of spatial territory, referring to social, natural and personal boundaries. The wa...   [more]

Opening: April 24th, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Zoe Leonard: Observation Point

Camden Arts Centre    camden town
Arkwright Road
London NW3 6DG, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7472 5500
http://www.camdenartscentre.org
March 31st, 2012 - June 24th, 2012
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This spring, New York-based artist Zoe Leonard (b. 1961, New York) transforms Gallery 3 into a camera obscura. Daylight filters-in through a lens, projecting an image of the world outside onto the floor, walls and ceiling, creating a spatially immersive experience. Alongside this, Gallery 1 is filled with a new series of photographs of the sun and in Gallery 2 there is an installation of found pos...   [more]

Opening: March 31st, 2012   4:00 PM - 6:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Rachael Champion: Artist-in-Residence: Rachael Champion - The Ornithopter Garden

Camden Arts Centre    camden town
Arkwright Road
London NW3 6DG, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7472 5500
http://www.camdenartscentre.org
April 23rd, 2012 - June 24th, 2012
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Rachael Champion takes up residency in the Artists' Studio later in April, working in response to Zoe Leonard's exhibition and the garden spaces. Champion's practice is based around large scale constructions and architectural interventions, typically fabricated environments which convey humanity's shifting and uncertain relationship with technology and the natural world. There will be a series of opp...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Max Clendinning: Avant-Craft: Furniture by postmodernist architect and interior designer

CHELSEA space    westminster
16 John Islip Street
London SW1P 4JU, United Kingdom
+44 078 4178 3129
http://www.chelseaspace.org
May 16th, 2012 - June 16th, 2012
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CHELSEA space presents a rare opportunity to see the painted plywood furniture of renowned architect and interior designer Max Clendinning. Born in 1924 in County Armagh, Northern Ireland, Clendinning’s designs, painted in flat, occasionally bright, gloss colours are highly original, enigmatic, and difficult to classify and have been variously described as ‘Postmodernist’, ‘Pop’ or ‘Late Modern’.  ...   [more]

Opening: May 15th, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Larissa Sansour, Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, Marwa Arsanios, Sherif El-Azma, Wafaa Bilal, Akram Zaatari, Khaled Hafez (Egypt), Sharif Waked, Ahmad & Mohammad Abu Nasser (Tarzan & Arab): Subversion

Cornerhouse    united kingdom
70 Oxford Street
Manchester, United Kingdom
Admin Line: 0161 228 7621
http://www.cornerhouse.org
April 13th, 2012 - June 5th, 2012
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A unique group show of new and recent contemporary art that explores and rethinks modern Arab identity. Spanning an array of techniques including installation, video, photography and sculpture, the 11 artists in the exhibition collectively illustrate fragments of the distorted imagination that often preoccupies the Arab world, uncovering the contrasts of existence in a disputed political region. Bu...   [more]

Opening: April 13th, 2012   12:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Glenn Sorensen: Tenderbelly

Corvi-Mora    london bridge, southbank
1A Kempsford Road
London SE11 4NU
020 7840 9111
http://www.corvi-mora.com
April 26th, 2012 - June 16th, 2012
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Opening: April 26th, 2012   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Designs of the Year 2012

Design Museum    london bridge, southbank
28 Shad Thames
London SE1 2YD, United Kingdom
+44 087 0833 9955
http://www.designmuseum.org
February 8th, 2012 - July 4th, 2012
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The Design Museum’s Design Awards, ‘the Oscars of the design world’, showcase the most innovative and progressive designs from around the world, spanning seven categories: Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Furniture, Graphics, Product and Transport. A high profile judging panel will decide the best entries in each of the seven categories. Category award winners and the overall winner of the Design of...   [more]

Opening: February 8th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:45 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Christian Louboutin: Christian Louboutin

Design Museum    london bridge, southbank
28 Shad Thames
London SE1 2YD, United Kingdom
+44 087 0833 9955
http://www.designmuseum.org
May 1st, 2012 - July 9th, 2012
added almost 3 years ago

The Design Museum presents the first UK retrospective of iconic French shoe designer Christian Louboutin, celebrating a career which has pushed the boundaries of high fashion shoe design. This exhibition celebrates Louboutin’s career to date and showcases twenty years of designs and inspiration, revealing the artistry and theatricality of his shoe design from stilettos to lace-up boots, studded sneakers...   [more]

Opening: May 1st, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:45 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Christopher Hanlon: Disseminatus

DOMOBAAL    fitzrovia, bloomsbury
3 John Street
London WC1N 2ES, United Kingdom
+44 020 7242 9604
http://www.domobaal.com
April 27th, 2012 - June 2nd, 2012
added over 2 years ago

Mushrooms are essential – without them ground is not fertile and plants don't grow. Mushrooms are ephemeral – some species even grow over night silently and unseen only to disappear the next day in the rain. The Fairy Inkcap Coprinus Disseminatus, sometimes called the Trouping Inkcap or Trooping Crumble Cap, is a species that forms dense masses on rotting tree stumps and roots. These gregarious littl...   [more]

Opening: April 27th, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Graphology

Drawing Room    london bridge, southbank
12 Rich Estate, Crimscott Street
London SE1 5TE, United Kingdom
+44 207 394 5657
http://www.drawingroom.org.uk
May 10th, 2012 - June 30th, 2012
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Gallery closed during Diamond JubileeDue to unforseen circumstances the gallery will not be open on Saturday 2nd June. As planned the gallery will also be closed on Monday 4 & Tuesday 5 June, reopening on Wednesday 6 June.  Graphology considers the range of graphic devices, used by artists working across the disciplines of film, photography, painting and sculpture, to mediate direct experience.  T...   [more]

Opening: May 9th, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Edward Burtynsky: Monegros - Dryland Farming

Flowers | Cork Street    mayfair
21 Cork Street
London W1S 3LZ, United Kingdom
+44 020 7439 7766
http://www.flowersgalleries.com
May 23rd, 2012 - June 23rd, 2012
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I’m always interested in how humans shape the landscape. All my work is really about the pristine landscape being pushed back as a result of the expanding human footprint. And I kept thinking of farming as one of the largest terraforming events that humans have exercised on the planet. Edward Burtynsky Edward Burtynsky’s latest series Dryland Farming depicts the agricultural region of Monegros,...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Julie Cockburn: Portraits & Landscapes

Flowers | Cork Street    mayfair
21 Cork Street
London W1S 3LZ, United Kingdom
+44 020 7439 7766
http://www.flowersgalleries.com
May 23rd, 2012 - June 23rd, 2012
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Julie Cockburn’s embellishment of found paintings and photographs by embroidering, painting and reassembling, delivers the images out of redundancy into a meaningful present. The very stuff of Portraits and Landscapes is, indeed, portraits and landscapes. Hand-tinted studio portraits of the 50s show the persistence of lives recorded in an instant: a mother and daughter, the vignetted emanation of a...   [more]

Opening: May 22nd, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Dana Popa: After the New Man

FOTO8 Gallery    city, barbican
1-5 Honduras Street
London EC1Y 0TH, United Kingdom
+44 0 20 7 253 2770
http://www.hostgallery.co.uk
April 26th, 2012 - June 9th, 2012
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In After the New Man, Dana Popa revisits her homeland, Romania, and the generation who were born just before or after the fall of the communist regime. This body of work is an intimate portrayal of youth and the fleeting memories of a bygone era that still permeate the individuals and landscape.Traces of Popa’s own childhood pervade not only through the blocks of flats and the cars from another era, but in the...   [more]

Opening: April 26th, 2012   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Louise Bourgeois: Louise Bourgeois: The Return of the Repressed

Freud Museum London    camden town
20 Maresfield Gardens
London NW3 5SX, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7435 2002
http://www.freud.org.uk
March 8th, 2012 - May 27th, 2012
added almost 3 years ago

The Freud Museum London is delighted to announce an exhibition of works by Louise Bourgeois. Louise Bourgeois: The Return of the Repressed will show original documents from the artist’s recently discovered psychoanalytic writings, as well as drawings and sculptures, in the house of the founding father of psychoanalysis. Following its first showing in Latin America, the exhibition has been re-imag...   [more]



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