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Mads Holm: About Common Ground

Mads Holm: About Common Ground

London,Embassy of Denmark18 Mar - 17 Mar
This year’s winner of the Danish Embassy Art Prize, art photographer Mads Holm, will be exhibiting his work at the Danish Embassy in London. Holm has previously studied photojournalism in New York, but has moved away from journalistic photography towards more artistic work where his photographs serve as personal reflections of reality; something he has been cultivating at Glasgow School of Art since 2013. To make an appointment to see the exhibition, please use the contact information provided.
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Luc Tuymans: Glasses

London,National Portrait Gallery4 Oct - 26 Mar
A display of portraits of sitters wearing glasses made and selected by the internationally renowned Belgian painter Luc Tuymans. Since the 1970s Tuymans has been preoccupied with how we perceive people and things. His work, with its use of found images and photographs and its meditations on history and memory, makes the banal striking, in this case the everyday phenomenon of spectacles, which are now so ubiquitous as to go almost unnoticed.
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Josef Frank

London,Fashion and Textile Museum28 Jan - 7 May
Explore the work of designer and artist Josef Frank (1885-1967) in the first-ever UK exhibition of his textiles. The Austrian-born architect moved to Sweden in 1933, where he developed his colourful brand of modernism, working with Estrid Ericson on furniture, glassware, lighting and interior design ideas. Together they redefined what is regarded as Swedish Modern. This exhibition in association with Millesgården, Stockholm highlights Frank’s vibrant fabric designs for Svenskt Tenn alongside a number of his previously unknown watercolours.
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Ena Bán – RESTART

London,Embassy of the Slovak Republic10 Feb - 9 Mar
The Embassy of Slovakia is pleased to invite you to experience an exhibition by artist Ena Bán. RESTART presents what this emotionally empty “official“ world marked by unforeseeable changes associated with ever-accelerating technological development needs. Ena Bán creates images spontaneously – collages, reinterpretations of art and adverts: The Spring of Love, Pleasure, The Use of Delight, Do not Leave Children Unattended!, Don’t underestimate your feeling, By-Product, “Extraplate” for Refugees. Ode to Joy… Ena Bán, whose birth name is Lena Lešková – Bubánová,…
AMBIT: INSIDE TERRAIN VAGUE

AMBIT – Inside Terrain Vague

London,Umlaut Space10 Feb - 27 Feb
‘Inside Terrain Vague’ is another edition of the ongoing project series ‘Another Spot to Visit’, a collaboration between Sophie Staub and Roland Brauchli, through which they explore questions in design and art. Expanding the idea of uneven ground and undefined spaces within the urban context to a more general reflection about the idea of an open state of possibilities and its role in the process of design, Sophie Staub and Roland Brauchli have curated an interior that invites the notion…
Bruegel: Defining a Dynasty

Bruegel: Defining a Dynasty

Bath,The Holburne Museum11 Feb - 4 Jun
The Holburne Museum is proud to announce the UK’s first exhibition devoted to the Bruegel dynasty, including recent attributions for two paintings from the Museum’s own collection. Bruegel: Defining a Dynasty unravels the complex Bruegel family tree, revealing the originality and diversity of Antwerp’s famous artistic dynasty across four generations through 35 works, including masterpieces from the National Gallery, Royal Collection Trust, the National Trust, the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Ashmolean Museum and the Barber Institute of Fine Arts. A key…
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Black Hole Generation: The Kings are Back

London,The Dot Project12 Feb - 27 Feb
The first London exhibition Black Hole Generation (B.H.G.) features Martin Lukáč from Slovakia and David Krňanský and Julius Reichel from Czechia. The Kings are Back is an exhibition of Black Hole Generation’s examination of contemporary culture and its propensity to overload us with visual stimulation. The exhibition features twelve new paintings and six prints from Krňanský, Lukáč and Reichel. The paintings suggest much but disclose very little. Although visual clues lie within the canvases – arrows that point to something…
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Alfred Basbous: Modernist Pioneer

London,Sophia Contemporary Gallery17 Feb - 24 Mar
Lebanese sculptor Alfred Basbous will be the subject of a mini-retrospective. Focused on the aesthetic principles of shape, movement, line and material, his sculptures display a deeply ingrained sincerity and a search for the essence of beauty. Working in the tradition of sculptors such as Auguste Rodin, Jean Arp and Henry Moore, Alfred Basbous explored the potential of noble materials such as bronze, wood and marble to express the sensuality and purity of the human form. This aversion towards frivolous…
Transfashional Lab Opening Event

Transfashional Lab

London,Austrian Cultural Forum London27 Feb
Ahead of London Fashion Week, Austrian Cultural Forum of London presents an exhibition exploring the intersection between fashion and art. Featuring artists and designers from Austria, Poland and the UK the exhibition explores the ways in which art and fashion can shape new positions and contribute to current social, economic, cultural and environmental debates. The pieces on display are more than just wearable and functional items; they can be seen as tools for reflection, experimentation and self-expression. The exhibition, conceived…
Waddington Custot: Colour is

Waddington Custot: Colour is

London,Waddington Custot1 Mar
Waddington Custot is pleased to present ‘Colour is’, a group exhibition which focuses on the wide-ranging and sometimes contradictory investigations of colour by artists from the mid-twentieth century to the present. The exhibition draws together painting and sculpture from an international group of artists who consider colour central to their practice: Etel Adnan, Josef Albers, David Annesley, David Batchelor, Anthony Caro, Ian Davenport, Paul Feeley, Sam Gilliam, Peter Halley, John Hoyland, Donald Judd, Joseph Kosuth, Kenneth Noland, Hélio Oiticica, Yuko…
Susana Medina, Paul Louis Archer: Object Lessons

Susana Medina, Paul Louis Archer: Object Lessons

London,Instituto Cervantes London – new address off the Strand2 Mar
Screening, reading and discussion: an evening of objects, literature and gorgeous photography. ‘Susana Medina: Object Lessons,’ an audio-visual story by photographer Paul Louis Archer in collaboration with the author, has the power of objects at its core, the main theme of Medina’s critically acclaimed book, Philosophical Toys, and a subject Archer has skilfully explored in his visual work. After a reading and a screening, the photographer and writer will discuss their creative process as well as the collaboration which led…
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Architecture on Stage: Peter Märkli

London,Barbican Centre10 Mar
Zurich-based architect Peter Märkli has developed a body of work of unusual individuality, securing him cult status among his peers. The publication Everything One Invents is True is a major new survey of his work published by Quart Verlag. The lecture will also coincide with the opening of an exhibition of his highly influential drawings at the London gallery Betts Project, near the Barbican. Märkli has been one of the most striking protagonists of German-Swiss architecture since the founding of…
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All About Piano

London,Institut français in London31 Mar - 2 Apr
All About Piano! returns to the Institut français for its 5th edition, with a programme as exciting as ever: from concerts to talks, cine-concerts, masterclasses, free tuitions, kids’ activities and even an art exhibition: there is an event to suit all! Come and join us for three days of music and fun.
Alberto Giacometti at Tate Modern

Alberto Giacometti at Tate Modern

London ,Tate Modern10 May - 10 Oct
Tate Modern presents the UK’s first major retrospective of Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti for 20 years Celebrated as a sculptor, painter and draughtsman, Giacometti’s distinctive elongated figures are some of the most instantly recognisable works of modern art. This exhibition reasserts Giacometti’s place alongside the likes of Matisse, Picasso and Degas as one of the great painter-sculptors of the twentieth century. Through unparalleled access to the extraordinary collection and archive of the Fondation Alberto et Annette Giacometti, Paris, Tate Modern’s ambitious and wide-ranging exhibition…
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