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selected dates: 2/26/13-2/26/23 [clear]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Wukun Wanambi: Larrakitj: Aboriginal memorial poles by Wukun Wanambi

The British Museum    holborn, covent garden
Great Russell Street
London WC1B 3DG, United Kingdom
http://www.britishmuseum.org/
March 12th - May 25th
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This contemporary art installation by Aboriginal Australian artist Wukun Wanambi addresses a series of important ideas about ancestral power, the significance of land and the search for meaning. Aboriginal Australian memorial poles – known as larrakitj – are hollow coffins created to hold the bones of the dead in secondary burial. Placed in groups on significant sites and painted wit...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd The prince and the pir dervishes and mysticism in Iran and India

The British Museum    holborn, covent garden
Great Russell Street
London WC1B 3DG, United Kingdom
http://www.britishmuseum.org/
March 11th - July 8th
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This small display presents works on paper and objects exploring depictions and attributes of Sufi dervishes from the 16th to the 19th centuries. The relationship between a ruler and his spiritual adviser in the Islamic world has historically been an important one. In the Persian-speaking contexts of Iran and India, a holy man known as a pir or shaykh often provided spiritual guidance. After the 12...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd BP Portrait Award 2015

National Portrait Gallery    westminster
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE, United Kingdom
+44 020 7321 6620
http://www.npg.org.uk
June 18th - September 20th
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‘The BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery is the portraiture Oscars’Mail on Sunday, June 2013 The Portrait Award, now in its thirty-sixth year at the National Portrait Gallery and twenty-sixth year of sponsorship by BP, is the most prestigious portrait painting competition in the world. With a first prize of £30,000, and a total prize fund of £61,000, the Award i...   [more]

Opening: June 18th   10:00 AM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jack Smith: Abstract Portraits

National Portrait Gallery    westminster
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE, United Kingdom
+44 020 7321 6620
http://www.npg.org.uk
March 18th - August 31st
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This display brings together four abstract portraits by the distinguished British painter Jack Smith (1928-2011). Three of these paintings were made in the 1980s: two representing the composers Harrison Birtwistle and Colin Matthews, and the third the choreographer Ashley Page. The fourth is a self-portrait dated 1997. None of these works functions as a portrait in a conventional way. Rather t...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Frames in Focus: Sansovino Frames

National Gallery    westminster
Trafalgar Square
London WC2N 5DN, United Kingdom
+44 020 7747 2865
http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk
April 1st - September 13th
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Often overlooked and seldom the focus of an exhibition, it is frames not paintings that take centre stage in this exploration of one of the most inventive and exuberant types of picture frame. So enduring was the reputation of architect and sculptor Jacopo Sansovino that in the late 19th century the term ‘Sansovino’ was coined to describe frames created in an elaborate, early-...   [more]

Opening: April 1st   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd El Greco: El Greco at the National Gallery

National Gallery    westminster
Trafalgar Square
London WC2N 5DN, United Kingdom
+44 020 7747 2865
http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk
February 26th - August 2nd
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This temporary display marks the exceptional loan of El Greco’s altarpiece, The Crucifixion with Two Donors, from the Musée du Louvre, Paris, alongside which the National Gallery’s holdings of El Greco’s works have been brought together. An additional painting, The Agony in the Garden, related to the Gallery’s own studio variant shown nearby, is on loan from a privat...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Room&Book Art Book Fair

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)    westminster
The Mall
London SW1Y 5AH, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7930 0493
http://www.ica.org.uk
May 22nd - May 24th
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For its second year Room&Book will return to the Nash & Brandon Rooms at the ICA. Bringing together 20 of the best book dealers from the UK, USA, Europe and beyond, Room&Book is a unique book fair, offering visitors the chance to meet legendary specialists under one roof, and the opportunity to buy important out-of-print and new publications on art, photography, fashion, counterculture and design. T...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Shifting Visions: Collections, Memories and Archives

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)    westminster
The Mall
London SW1Y 5AH, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7930 0493
http://www.ica.org.uk
March 25th 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Other added 5 days ago

Curator Karen Alexander chairs a panel discussion in response to Ydessa Hendeles: From her wooden sleep… Panellists including curator Philip Larratt-Smith discuss the installation with reference to collections, memory, archives and the contemporary.   [more]

Other


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Gallery Tour: Gregor Muir

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)    westminster
The Mall
London SW1Y 5AH, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7930 0493
http://www.ica.org.uk
April 30th 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Tour added 5 days ago

Join ICA Executive Director Gregor Muir on a gallery tour of the archival display FB55. Gregor Muir is Executive Director of the ICA. He was previously Director of Hauser & Wirth gallery in London, as well as having worked for Tate and having curated numerous exhibitions.   [more]

Tour


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jean-Michel Basquiat: A Matter of Life and of Death

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)    westminster
The Mall
London SW1Y 5AH, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7930 0493
http://www.ica.org.uk
April 25th 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Thirty years after the ICA’s 1984/85 Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition, the artist’s only UK solo presentation, art historian and senior Jungian analyst Irene Cioffi Whitfield presents a lecture on the psychological life and work of this artist. This is given in partnership with the Guild of Analytical Psychologists. Jean-Michel Basquiat: A Matter of Life and of Death examines an explosive genius who created a full...   [more]

Lecture


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Wu Tsang: Artist’s Talk: Wu Tsang

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)    westminster
The Mall
London SW1Y 5AH, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7930 0493
http://www.ica.org.uk
April 23rd 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Artist talk added 5 days ago

Los Angeles-based artist Wu Tsang discusses his filmmaking and performance work during his participation in ICA exhibition Looks. Wu Tsang (b. 1982, Massachussets, USA) graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and now lives and works in Los Angeles. Recent solo exhibitions include Not in my language, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich; A day in the life of bliss, Gal...   [more]

Artist talk


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Francis Bacon: FB55: Discussing Francis Bacon

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)    westminster
The Mall
London SW1Y 5AH, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7930 0493
http://www.ica.org.uk
April 15th 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Examining the significance of Francis Bacon’s 1955 ICA exhibition, this panel discussion focuses on questions connected to the artist’s relationship to the social and artistic context of the time, specifically pop and queer culture. This panel accompanies ICA Fox Reading Room exhibition FB55, an archival display of Francis Bacon’s 1955 show held at the ICA's former premises on D...   [more]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Culture Now: Adrian Clark discusses Peter Watson

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)    westminster
The Mall
London SW1Y 5AH, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7930 0493
http://www.ica.org.uk
April 10th 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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"This is the first time anyone has discussed the work of ICA founder Peter Watson in any great detail since his death. The ultimate patron saint, he supported all the young artists of the day. I’d strongly recommend that anyone with any interest in the history of the ICA should come to this talk." Gregor Muir, ICA Executive Director Biographer Adrian Clark and writer Charlie Porter disc...   [more]

Other


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Dena Yago: Culture Now: Dena Yago

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)    westminster
The Mall
London SW1Y 5AH, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7930 0493
http://www.ica.org.uk
March 27th 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Artist talk added 5 days ago

Los Angeles-based artist and poet Dena Yago discusses her practice with curator Laura McLean-Ferris at the time of her participation in London group show Columbidae (curated by McLean-Ferris, Cell Projects, 26 Mar – 17 May). Attending to the city and effects of urban environments, her recent work as a poet and artist embeds the language of consumer culture and communication. Yago is a founding memb...   [more]

Artist talk


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Shout Out! UK Pirate Radio in the 1980s

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)    westminster
The Mall
London SW1Y 5AH, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7930 0493
http://www.ica.org.uk
May 26th - July 19th
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Shout Out! UK Pirate Radio in the 1980s is an archival exhibition looking back at the early tower block pirate radio movement which emerged in the UK during the 1980s, prompting a new musical phenomenon that would change the face of British music. Pirate radio is often associated with the off-shore broadcasting of the 1960's, but in the early 1980s it enjoyed a renaissance. This time stations were b...   [more]

Opening: May 26th   11:00 AM - 11:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Juliette Bonneviot, Andrea Crespo, Morag Keil, Wu Tsang, Stewart Uoo: Looks

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)    westminster
The Mall
London SW1Y 5AH, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7930 0493
http://www.ica.org.uk
April 22nd - June 21st
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Looks is a group exhibition, including Juliette Bonneviot, Andrea Crespo, Morag Keil, Wu Tsang and Stewart Uoo, that explores the ways in which mass digital culture informs how identity is constructed, performed and challenged. Using methods that are playful and resourceful, many artists today engage with notions of a post-human world, particularly in relation to gender and sexuality. Today, the body...   [more]

Opening: April 22nd   11:00 AM - 11:00 PM



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