Barbican Exhibitions – Magnificent Obsessions & Roman Signer

7 Apr

Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector

12th February – 25th May 2015

Standard ticket £12

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This is the first major exhibition in the UK to present the fascinating personal collections of post-war and contemporary artists. Ranging from mass-produced memorabilia and popular collectibles to one-of-a-kind curiosities, rare artefacts and specimens, these collections provide insight into the inspirations, influences, motives and obsessions of artists.

 

 

Roman Signer: Slow Movement

4th March – 31st May 2015

Free admission

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Internationally renowned for sculptural installations and video works, Swiss artist Roman Signer presents Slow Movement, a new installation for the Curve using the kayak, a longstanding symbol and form in his work for three decades. Specifically made for this show, a kayak navigates the 90-metre long gallery as if moving through a canal.

 

 

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