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Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

May 30, 2017 - February 18, 2018
Victoria & Albert,
Cromwell Road
London, SW7 2RL
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Discover how Cristóbal Balenciaga’s exquisite craftsmanship and innovative designs shaped modern fashion This exhibition examines the work and legacy of influential Spanish couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga, with over 100 pieces crafted by ‘the master’ of couture, his protégées and contemporary fashion designers working in the same innovative tradition.   Find out more »

Melancholia, a Sebald variation

September 21, 2017 - December 10, 2018
King’s College London,
Strand Campus
London, WC2R 2LS United Kingdom
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An exhibition organised by John-Paul Stonard and Lara Feigel Albrecht Dürer’s 1514 engraving Melencolia I remains one of the foundational images of European art. The winged figure of genius slouches despondently; the hourglass shows time hastening to its end. Five centuries later, this became the mood of that archetypal melancholy European, W G Sebald. There […] Find out more »
Free

Leonor Antunes: the frisson of the togetherness

October 3, 2017 - April 9, 2018
Whitechapel Gallery,
77 – 82 Whitechapel High Street
London, E1 7QX United Kingdom
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Opening on 3 October 2017, the Whitechapel Gallery’s new site-specific commission by Portuguese artist Leonor Antunes (b.1972, Lisbon) is the artist’s first solo exhibition in a public gallery in the UK. Antunes creates sculptures that respond to the architectural and historical context in which they are presented. Her works often reference overlooked figures in the […] Find out more »
Free

Laurent Grasso: The Panoptes Project

October 4 - December 9
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 66 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 9, 2017
Olivier Malingue,
First Floor
London, W1S 2TP United Kingdom
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Olivier Malingue has invited winner of the 2008 Prix Marcel Duchamp, Laurent Grasso, to present his one-off project The Panoptes Project, opening October 2017. Coinciding with the gallery’s first participation in Frieze Masters, Grasso takes advantage of Malingue’s extensive access to modern masters, presenting classics including Max Ernst, René Magritte and Francis Picabia alongside his […] Find out more »
Free

Laurent Grasso: The Panoptes Project

October 10 - December 15
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 66 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 9, 2017
Olivier Malingue,
First Floor
London, W1S 2TP United Kingdom
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Olivier Malingue has invited winner of the 2008 Prix Marcel Duchamp, Laurent Grasso, to present his one-off project The Panoptes Project, opening October 2017. Coinciding with the gallery’s first participation in Frieze Masters, Grasso takes advantage of Malingue’s extensive access to modern masters, presenting classics including Max Ernst, René Magritte and Francis Picabia alongside his […] Find out more »
Free

Laurent Grasso: The Panoptes Project

October 16 - December 21
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 66 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 9, 2017
Olivier Malingue,
First Floor
London, W1S 2TP United Kingdom
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Olivier Malingue has invited winner of the 2008 Prix Marcel Duchamp, Laurent Grasso, to present his one-off project The Panoptes Project, opening October 2017. Coinciding with the gallery’s first participation in Frieze Masters, Grasso takes advantage of Malingue’s extensive access to modern masters, presenting classics including Max Ernst, René Magritte and Francis Picabia alongside his […] Find out more »
£5 - £50

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

October 20, 2017 - February 28, 2018
British Library,
96 Euston Rd
London, London NW1 2DB United Kingdom
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Journey to where magic and myth began Have you ever wanted to delve into Divination, ponder the peculiarities of Potions and discover enchanting creatures? Now you can. We unveil rare books, manuscripts and magical objects from the British Library’s collection, capturing the traditions of folklore and magic which are at the heart of the Harry […] Find out more »
Free

Laurent Grasso: The Panoptes Project

October 22 - December 27
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 66 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 9, 2017
Olivier Malingue,
First Floor
London, W1S 2TP United Kingdom
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Olivier Malingue has invited winner of the 2008 Prix Marcel Duchamp, Laurent Grasso, to present his one-off project The Panoptes Project, opening October 2017. Coinciding with the gallery’s first participation in Frieze Masters, Grasso takes advantage of Malingue’s extensive access to modern masters, presenting classics including Max Ernst, René Magritte and Francis Picabia alongside his […] Find out more »
Free

Laurent Grasso: The Panoptes Project

October 28, 2017 - January 2, 2018
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 66 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 9, 2017
Olivier Malingue,
First Floor
London, W1S 2TP United Kingdom
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Olivier Malingue has invited winner of the 2008 Prix Marcel Duchamp, Laurent Grasso, to present his one-off project The Panoptes Project, opening October 2017. Coinciding with the gallery’s first participation in Frieze Masters, Grasso takes advantage of Malingue’s extensive access to modern masters, presenting classics including Max Ernst, René Magritte and Francis Picabia alongside his […] Find out more »
Free

Laurent Grasso: The Panoptes Project

November 3, 2017 - January 8, 2018
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 66 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 9, 2017
Olivier Malingue,
First Floor
London, W1S 2TP United Kingdom
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Olivier Malingue has invited winner of the 2008 Prix Marcel Duchamp, Laurent Grasso, to present his one-off project The Panoptes Project, opening October 2017. Coinciding with the gallery’s first participation in Frieze Masters, Grasso takes advantage of Malingue’s extensive access to modern masters, presenting classics including Max Ernst, René Magritte and Francis Picabia alongside his […] Find out more »

Voila!Europe Theatre Festival

November 8 - November 18
The Cockpit,
Gateforth Street
London, NW8 8EH United Kingdom
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Voila! is back for its fifth year and stronger than ever, as Voila! Europe: more Shows, more Venues and more Languages! Why? To give pan-European theatre makers a focus in London. But more than that, because we believe in language as culture and culture as change. For The Cockpit, culture is about change and adaptation, rather than […] Find out more »
Free

Laurent Grasso: The Panoptes Project

November 9, 2017 - January 14, 2018
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 66 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 9, 2017
Olivier Malingue,
First Floor
London, W1S 2TP United Kingdom
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Olivier Malingue has invited winner of the 2008 Prix Marcel Duchamp, Laurent Grasso, to present his one-off project The Panoptes Project, opening October 2017. Coinciding with the gallery’s first participation in Frieze Masters, Grasso takes advantage of Malingue’s extensive access to modern masters, presenting classics including Max Ernst, René Magritte and Francis Picabia alongside his […] Find out more »
Free

Laurent Grasso: The Panoptes Project

November 15, 2017 - January 20, 2018
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 66 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 9, 2017
Olivier Malingue,
First Floor
London, W1S 2TP United Kingdom
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Olivier Malingue has invited winner of the 2008 Prix Marcel Duchamp, Laurent Grasso, to present his one-off project The Panoptes Project, opening October 2017. Coinciding with the gallery’s first participation in Frieze Masters, Grasso takes advantage of Malingue’s extensive access to modern masters, presenting classics including Max Ernst, René Magritte and Francis Picabia alongside his […] Find out more »
Ongoing
£16

Basquiat: Boom for Real

September 21, 2017 | 10:00 am - January 28, 2018 | 6:00 pm
Barbican Centre,
Silk Street
London, EC2Y 8DS United Kingdom
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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 brings together an outstanding selection of more than 100 works from international museums and private collections. Engage in the […] Find out more »

Later is Now

October 3 | 10:00 am - November 18 | 6:00 pm
Workplace Gallery London,
61 Conduit Street
London, Alabama W1S 2GB United Kingdom
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WORKPLACE is pleased to announce Later Is Now, a group exhibition curated by Portuguese artist Hugo Canoilas at Workplace London.  Bringing together works by Sónia Almeida (b. 1978, Lisbon, Portugal), Eduardo Batarda, (b. 1943, Coimbra, Portugal), Kris Lemsalu (b. 1985 in Tallinn, Estonia), Musa Paradisiaca (b. 1986, Lisbon, Portugal) and Jannis Varelas (b. 1977, Athens, Greece
) Later is Now, borrows the title […] Find out more »
£3 - £5

Reading Group at the Institut Français

October 12 | 7:00 pm - December 7 | 7:00 pm
Institut français in London,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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Delphine de Vigan credit Delphine Jouandeau
The Reading Group is back at the Institute Français for a brand new season of discussing and reviewing French literature. Have a look here and join us for a literary discussion with a little French twist! All sessions start at 7.00pm | duration: 1h30 | in English and (easy) French Thu 12 Oct | Based on a True Story, […] Find out more »
£20

Cézanne Portraits

October 26, 2017 | 10:00 am - February 11, 2018 | 6:00 pm
National Portrait Gallery,
St Martin's Place
London, WC2H 0HE United Kingdom
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This major international exhibition brings together for the first time over fifty of Cézanne’s portraits from collections across the world, including works which have never been on public display in the UK. Paul Cézanne (1839-1906) is one of the most influential artists of the nineteenth century and his unique method of building form with colour […] Find out more »

Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge

November 7 | 6:30 pm - November 30 | 4:00 pm
Cine Lumiere,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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Film Screening on Marie Curie 100 mins (in French, German, English & Polish with EN subs) DEU/FRA/POL | 2016 | dir. Marie Noëlle, with Karolina Gruszka, Sabin Tambrea, Charles Berling Marie Noëlle depicts the most turbulent years in the life of a genious woman, Marie Curie. First woman to receive, not only one, but two Nobel […] Find out more »
11:00 am
Free

reTHINK Hungary and the V4

November 18 | 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Black Swan Studios,
2-3 Black Swan Yard, Bermondsey Street
London, SE1 3XW United Kingdom
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reTHINK Hungary A Central European design fair in London The reTHINK Hungary and the V4 is a whole-day design fair in central London organised by the Hungarian Cultural Centre with the participation of the Visegrád 4 countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia). The event focuses on the topic of recycling and rethinking with the aid of […] Find out more »
4:30 pm

Les Bonnes feuilles de Quentin Blake

November 18 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Institut français in London,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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In a special public appearance as part of the 20th South Ken Kids Festival, beloved illustrator and festival patron Quentin Blake will talk about his enthusiasm for France, for Voltaire, La Fontaine and Cyrano de Bergerac, along with readings and illustrations from Candide and The Comical History of the States and Empires of the Moon. More info here. Find out more »
5:00 pm
Free

Uprooting Ghosts: A Queer ‘Fantasia on National Themes’ + Q&A

November 18 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hackney Showroom,
Hackney Downs Studios, Amhurst Terrace
London, London E8 2BT United Kingdom
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dir. Rafal Morusiewicz / Austria, Poland 2017 / 47′ (UK premiere) This mash-up work of experimental re-searching unearths the frenetic, oppressive mood of political and social realities in 1952-1989 Poland and Hungary, through fragments of queer desire and the resistance of our very existence. The work combines samples of banned and rare films Hands Up! (dir. Jerzy Skolimowski, 1982), […] Find out more »
5:30 pm
£7

Impro! at South Ken Kids Festival

November 18 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Institut français in London,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
Impro - Jacques Telllitocci
It’s the South Ken Kids Festival’s 20th birthday! Come celebrate 20 years of amazing children’s illustration and writing with our magical live drawing and music jam, to the sound of Jacques Tellitocci’s vibraphone. An exceptional line-up of past and present guests of the festival will be taking part! In English | for kids (5+) and families More […] Find out more »
£5

Paris is Voguing

November 18 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hackney Showroom,
Hackney Downs Studios, Amhurst Terrace
London, London E8 2BT United Kingdom
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dir. Gabrielle Culand / France 2016 / 64′ The world of Paris Ballroom culture seen through the bickering and banter of House Mothers Stephane Mizrahi & Lasseindra Ninja. These two are known as the pioneers of Paris Vogue, and we see them rehearse, teach and compete in this burgeoning ballroom scene. Fierce battles on and […] Find out more »
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