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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 »
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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
Venice Biennale 2
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 »
£19.70

The EY Exhibition: Impressionists in London, French Artists in Exile

November 2, 2017 - May 7, 2018
Tate Britain,
Millbank
London, SW1P 4RG
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Camille Pissarro, Charing Cross Bridge, London, French, 1830 - 1903, 1890, oil on canvas, Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon
The story of the artists who fled to Britain to escape war in France. This exhibition presents captivating works by Monet, Tissot, Pissarro and their compatriots. In the 1870s, France was devastated by the Franco-Prussian war and insurrection in Paris, driving artists to seek refuge across the Channel. Their experiences in London and the friendships […] Find out more »

Physical Energy – Royal Academy of Arts

November 20, 2017 - March 20, 2018
Royal Academy of Arts,
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair
London, Greater London W1J 0BD United Kingdom
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The renowned equestrian sculpture by GF Watts, first displayed in the Royal Academy’s courtyard in 1904, returns 113 years later in a new bronze cast. In collaboration with Watts Gallery Trust, we’re presenting a new bronze cast of Physical Energy by George Frederic Watts RA, cast at the foundry of Pangolin Editions. Royal Academician George […] Find out more »
£19.70

MODIGLIANI at Tate Modern

November 23, 2017 - April 2, 2018
Tate Modern,
Bankside
London , SE1 9TG United Kingdom
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See some of the most memorable art of the 20th century at Tate Modern’s comprehensive retrospective of Modigliani’s work. During his brief and turbulent life Modigliani developed a unique and instantly recognisable pictorial style. Though meeting little success during their time, his emotionally intense portraits and seductive nudes are now among the best-loved paintings of the […] Find out more »
Ongoing
£10 - £12

Andreas Gursky Talks Programme

February 12 | 8:00 pm - April 9 | 10:00 pm
Hayward Gallery,
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London , SE1 8XX United Kingdom
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The Goethe-Institut London is supporting Andreas Gursky’s exhibition with a talks programme at the Hayward Gallery. Gursky, known for his large-scale, often spectacular pictures that portray emblematic sites and scenes of the global economy and contemporary life, is widely regarded as one of the most significant photographers of our time. Driven by an interest and […] Find out more »

Vienna – London: Passage to Safety

March 15 | 7:00 pm - April 27 | 9:00 pm
Austrian Cultural Forum London,
28 Rutland Gate
London, SW7 1PQ United Kingdom
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Vienna-London: Passage to Safety is a photographic documentary project by Marion Trestler that highlights the life stories of 21 Austrians who fled to the United Kingdom during the 1930s to escape National Socialism and remained there. Many of them arrived in Britain on the Kindertransport. All 21 contemporary witnesses are portrayed in a SYNEMA book Vienna-London: Passage […] Find out more »
3:00 pm

Journée de la Francophonie

March 20 | 3:00 pm - 8:10 pm
Institut français in London,
17 Queensberry Place
London, SW7 2DT United Kingdom
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Every year on 20 March, countries around the world celebrate Francophonie through cultural events honouring the French language. This year, Francophonie UK (gathering the representations of France, Canada, Switzerland, Monaco, the Federation of Wallonie-Bruxelles and Quebec in the UK) have decided to place schools in the spotlight by organising a grand competition, the Joutes Oratoires […] Find out more »
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