Current must see exhibitions

18 Jun

No matter if you live in London, currently study here or are just here for vacation -we believe it is always lovely to enrich yourself with some great exhibition. Have a look at our selection of current exhibitions and feel free to share your experience with us. We’re looking forward to hearing from you! And now enjoy some great London Art!

 

Final Call: KAFFE FASSETT – A LIFE IN COLOUR

Location: Fashion and Textile Museum London
Date: 22 March – 29 June 2013

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“Kaffe Fassett – A Life in Colour’ is a celebration of the work of one of the great practitioners of contemporary craft. This exhibition, the first in London since Kaffe Fassett’s record-breaking show at the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1988, features over 100 works within a dramatic installation designed by Sue Timney.” Read on

More information: http://ftmlondon.org/ftm-exhibitions/kaffe-fassett/

 

last chance to see the
DESIGNS OF THE YEAR 2013

Location: Design Museum
Date: 20 March – 07 July

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Installation and invitation graphics for Bauhaus:Art as Life exhibition, by A Practice for Everyday Life, commissioned by the Barbican (via Creative Review)

 

If you can not make it you might want to have a look at the video of the Designs of the Year Awards 2013​

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visitor Vote “To celebrate the closing weeks of Designs of the Year, the Design Museum is holding a Visitor Vote. Come along to the exhibition’s pop-up polling station and place your sticker on the design that YOU think deserves to win. The winner will be announced on Friday 5 July.” Read on

More information:
http://designmuseum.org/exhibitions/2013/designs-of-the-year-2013

 

SKY ARTS IGNITION: MEMORY PALACE

Location: V&A, Victoria and Albert Museum, Porter Gallery
Date: 18 June 2013 – 20 October 2013

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“If you could keep only one memory, what would it be? This summer the V&A presents a dramatic vision of the future through an immersive exhibition experience. Sky Arts Ignition: Memory Palace is a walk-in story that brings to life a new work of fiction by the author Hari Kunzru.” Read on

http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/exhibitions/exhibition-sky-arts-ignition-memory-palace/about-the-exhibition/

 

ESTUARY

Location: Docklands Museum
Date: 17 May – 27 October 2013

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“Estuary brings together the work of 12 artists who have been inspired by the outer limits of the Thames where the river becomes the sea. The exhibition marks the 10th anniversary of the Museum of London Docklands, a converted Georgian warehouse on West India Quay.” Read on

More information:
http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/Docklands/Whats-on/Exhibitions-Displays/Estuary.htm

 

Sebastião Salgado: Genesis

Location: Natural History Museum, Waterhouse Gallery
Date: 11 April – 8 September 2013

Mursi village of Dargui in Mago National Park, near Jinka, Ethiopia, 2007. Image: © Sebastião Salgado/Amazonas Images/nbpictures

Mursi village of Dargui in Mago National Park, near Jinka, Ethiopia, 2007.
Image: © Sebastião Salgado/Amazonas Images/nbpictur

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The world premiere of Sebastião Salgado: Genesis unveils extraordinary images of landscapes, wildlife and remote communities by this world-renowned photographer.” Read on

Have a look at the Exhibition Highlights​ Slideshow

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit-us/whats-on/temporary-exhibitions/salgado-genesis/index.html

 

GARY HUME

Location: Tate Britain
Date: 5 June – 1 September 2013

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“Part of the internationally celebrated group of ‘Young British Artists’ that studied at London’s Goldsmiths College in the late 1980s, Gary Hume (born 1962) has gone on to become one of Britain’s most highly respected painters. Tate Britain  presents a focused survey spanning Hume’s career that explores the breadth and vitality of his work.” Read on

More information:
http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/exhibition/gary-hume

 

CLAIRE AHO: STUDIO WORKS

Location: The Photographers’ Gallery
Date: 19 April – 21 July 2013

Photographers_Gallery Claire Aho

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
“Claire Aho’s career is defined by her pioneering editorial photography and innovative colour techniques.” Read on

More information:
http://thephotographersgallery.org.uk/claire-aho-studio-works-3

 

ELLEN GALLAGHER: AxMe ELLEN

Location: Tate Modern
Date: 1 May – 1 September 2013

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“Ellen Gallagher is one of the most acclaimed contemporary artists to have emerged from North America since the mid-1990s. Her gorgeously intricate and highly imaginative works are realised with a wealth of virtuoso detail and wit.” Read on

More information:
http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/exhibition/ellen-gallagher-axme

 

OPENED UP: 200 YEARS OF THE HUNTERIAN MUSEUM

Location: Royal College of Surgeons, Qvist Gallery
Date: 14 May –  9 November 2013

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“Over the last two-hundred years, the Hunterian Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons has boasted renowned collections of human anatomy and pathology as well as natural history and works of art.” Read on

http://www.rcseng.ac.uk/museums/hunterian/exhibitions

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