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Melancholia, a Sebald variation

London,King’s College London21 Sep - 10 Dec
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 is the rootlessness of exile and displacement in The Emigrants; the disappearance of old Europe in Austerlitz; the ruins of the bombed cities in On…
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Leonor Antunes: the frisson of the togetherness

London,Whitechapel Gallery3 Oct - 9 Apr
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 history of Modernism, particularly female architects, artists and designers including Anni Albers, Ruth Asawa, Lina Bo Bardi, Eileen Gray and Greta Grossman. Examples of traditional…
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Laurent Grasso: The Panoptes Project

London,Olivier Malingue4 Oct - 9 Dec
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 original sculptures, paintings, neons and audio-visual. The Panoptes Project creates parallels between Grasso’s work and historical, academic, Surrealist, and materialist understandings of the eye. Known…
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Harry Potter: A History of Magic

London,British Library20 Oct - 28 Feb
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 Potter stories. Marvel at original drafts and drawings by J.K. Rowling and illustrator Jim Kay, both on display for the first time. See the gargantuan…
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MODIGLIANI at Tate Modern

London ,Tate Modern23 Nov - 2 Apr
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 20th century. Modigliani’s nudes are a highlight of the exhibition – with 12 nudes on display, this is the largest group ever reunited in the…
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33° 3′ 45” East

London,The Cyprus High Commission23 Nov
33° 3′ 45” East is the culmination of ongoing independent and joint research that visual artist Yorgos Petrou and ancient historian Dr Ersin Hussein have undertaken on the themes of geological stratification, borders and identity formation. In the process of preparing for this event they have also paused to consider the nature of their collaborative work . Yorgos and Ersin are both based in the UK and regularly travel to Cyprus to produce work and conduct research in their respective…
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Garri Bardin: A Life in Animation

London,Cine Lumiere25 Nov
Collection of 4 short animation films |46 mins A master of detail, an experimenter and a minimalist, Garri Bardin has dedicated his life to making animation films stressing the theme of freedom (or lack of), from the Soviet times to this day. The Russian Film Week pays tribute to this 70-something enfant terrible in a series of short animation films from the last three decades. Followed by a masterclass with Garri Bardin Programme includes: Listening to Beethoven, 2016 Animation /…
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