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Jean-Michel Basquiat at The Barbican

12 Sep

£16

The first large-scale exhibition in the UK of the work of American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960—1988).

Discover the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, the pioneering prodigy of the 1980s downtown New York art scene. This unprecedented exhibition at The Barbican brings together an outstanding selection of more than 100 works from international museums and private collections.

Engage in the explosive creativity of Basquiat who worked with Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and Blondie, among others. Featuring rare film, photography and archive material, the show captures the spirit of this self-taught artist, poet, DJ and musician whose influence, since his death at 27 in 1988, has been enormous.

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Opera: Passion, Power and Politics – V&A Museum

3 Sep

Opening 30th September 2017
Entry: £19

Told through the lens of seven premieres in seven European cities, this immersive exhibition at the V&A Museum takes you on a journey through nearly 400 years, culminating in the international explosion of opera in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Beazley Designs of the Year 2017

31 Aug

18 October 2017 – 28 January 2018
Entry: £10
Design Museum

The annual Beazley Designs of the Year exhibition returns, presenting the very best in innovative and contemporary design from the past year.

Now in its 10th year, the exhibition will bring together over 60 global projects across six categories: Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Graphics, Product and Transport. Nominated by renowned academics, critics and designers each project has been recognised for its outstanding contribute to design.

The public vote will be open online from October 2017 and a jury of industry experts will decide on the award winners in January 2018.

 

 

LONDON DESIGN FAIR 2017

22 Aug

Old Truman Brewery
21–24 September 2017

The London Design Fair is a four day industry event that brings together 500 exhibitors from 2 countries, in the creative heart of East London. The exhibitors include; independent designers, established brands, international country pavilions, features and exhibitions.

Public and student visitors can attend all areas of the show on Saturday & Sunday. Visitors will be able to purchase discounted tickets online and tickets for £15 on the door throughout the duration of the exhibition.

For more visiting information please see: www.londondesignfair.co.uk/visiting-information

 

Perfume at Somerset House

1 Apr

21st June – 17th September 2017

£11

Multi-sensory exhibition at Somerset House featuring ten extraordinary perfumes and their pioneering creators, who have radically changed our perceptions of fragrance over the last 20 years.

Discover a vibrant new perfume scene, the contemporary cult perfumes shaking up scent culture and the unseen works of art worn on our skin.

From the self-taught to the classically trained, the exhibition explores perfumers reworking their palette of ingredients to construct original and outrageous signatures which assault all of the senses. Providing insights into processes, engaging in discussions and even taking inspiration from customers, they have offered a much more accessible approach to perfumery that’s unlike anything seen before.

Wifredo Lam at Tate Modern

30 Aug

14th September 2016 – 8th January 2017
£16 entry

x62246One of the most notable Cuban artists of the twentieth century, born of mixed heritage, Wifredo Lam (1902 – 1982) pursued a successful artistic career within avant-garde circles on both sides of the Atlantic, and was closely associated with twentieth-century artistic and literary icons such as Pablo Picasso, André Breton, Aimé Césaire, Lucio Fontana and Asger Jorn. His work addresses themes of social injustice, nature and spirituality, and was greeted internationally with both consternation and acclaim.

This exhibition, sponsored by EY, at Tate Modern, celebrates Lam’s life and work and confirms his place at the centre of global modernism.

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The London Design Festival 2016

25 Aug

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Held annually to celebrate and promote London as the design capital of the world, The London Design Festival acts as the gateway to the international creative community.

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This year, London Art Portfolio’s tutor, Matteo, will be participating in a joint exhibition and pop-up shop with 1 millimetre and Matter of Stuff.

They will be unveiling their ‘SLIT’ table along with previous work.
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