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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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Serpentine Pavilion by Francis Kéré

London ,Serpentine Pavilion23 Jun - 8 Oct
The Goethe-Institut London is proud to be supporting the Serpentine Pavilion 2017, designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré. The Berlin-based architect from Burkino Faso has designed a bold, innovative structure that brings his characteristic sense of light and life to London. Inspired by the tree that serves as a central meeting point for life in his home town of Gando, Francis Kéré has designed a responsive Pavilion that seeks to connect its visitors to nature – and each other. An expansive roof,…

Chalton Gallery presents BYZANTIA HARLOW: DUPLICATE

London,Chalton Gallery1 Sep - 16 Oct
Chalton Gallery is pleased to present the solo exhibition of Byzantia Harlow: Duplicate (No one will drink the water of your well if you yourself do not drink it). The exhibition uses the metaphor of sustenance from an impure source to question what is genuine and what is artificial – whether truth really matters when both can give pleasure. Can a contaminated source of water be purified enough to maintain life through rituals involving stolen gestures? The mirrored movements an…
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Nomeda and Gediminas Urbonas at the Folkestone Triennial

Kent,Creative Foundation2 Sep - 5 Nov
Creative Foundation is delighted to announce details of the artists taking part in the fourth edition of Folkestone Triennial, one of the UK’s most ambitious art exhibitions. This year triennial features Lithuanian artists Nomeda and Gediminas Urbonas. Nomeda and Gediminas Urbonas have designed a Folk Stone Power Plant (working title) to stand behind the Town Hall in the ancient Market Place. The stone is inspired by the writings and drawings of Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) the polymath founder of bio-geography, geomagnetic and meteorological monitoring,…

Future Fictions

London,The Assembly Point7 Sep - 14 Oct
Future Fictions is an exhibition exploring the different effects of digital capitalism in everyday life. The show will present new and recent mixed media works by Pakui Hardware, Joey Holder, Core.Pan and Viktor Timofeev. The exhibition will be open to the public until the 14th of October. The artists will investigate and challenge the effect of automation and algorithms on digital lives and existence. They will address the making of objects and production of performances under the rules of digital…
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Red Naomi by Radek Brousil

Glasgow,16 Nicholson Street8 Sep - 29 Oct
Taking it’s title from Red Naomi, one of the most popular roses exported from Kenya to Europe, and celebrated for its “high petal count, improved longevity and resistance to transport”, Radek Brousil’s project deals with the symbolism and impact of our fondness for flowers. It circulates freely around Glasgow botanical gardens glass house and its marble sculpture of a ‘Nubian Slave’, touching on the Czech textile company VEBA and its textile designs for the African market, Naomi Campbell and the…

Markéta Othová and Aleksandra Vajd

Glasgow,Street Level Photoworks9 Sep - 5 Nov
The two critically acclaimed artists explore the medium of photography in very different but equally striking ways. Markéta’s large scale minimalist black and white images and Aleksandra’s experiments with photographic paper and colour complement each other in their first ever joint exhibition. Part of Czech Season in Scotland 2017 in colaboration with Street Level Photoworks

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…

Exhibition: A Selection of Works of Turkish Calligraphy

London,Yunus Emre Enstitüsü London22 Sep - 13 Oct
This exhibition focuses on Turkish Calligraphy and includes forty works from the collection of the Albaraka Turk Participation Bank in Istanbul. While calligraphy is an independent art on its own, its beauty is dressed by the art of illumination. Born centuries ago in Central Asia, the Islamic art of manuscript illumination developed through the stylization into abstract motifs of plant and animal forms. These are painted with gold ink and various pigments, thus they acquired superb colors. The illumination on…

Sisters From Another Mister at Depford X Festival

London,Deptford X Festival22 Sep - 1 Oct
Sisters From Another mister is a jointly authored artistic identity of Milda Lembertaitė (’87,Klaipėda, Lithuania) and Amelia Prazak (‘87, Vira Gambarogno, Switzerland). As a collective, they work with a free-wheeling practice employing gender play, witty sculptural forms, musical interludes and video works. Humorous scenarios function as a pretext for more complex personal and public topics and critical positions. Their approach to technology is a bodily and emotional one: the use of video as an extension of the physical self.
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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 Panotpes 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…

Finnish Village at The Lakes International Comic Arts Festival

How better to celebrate the centenary year of Finnish independence than at The Lakes International Comic Arts Festival’s Finnish Village? The Finnish Village is  focussing on the work and legacy of internationally-famous artist and writer  Tove Jansson, featuring an archival exhibition on the life of Tove Jansson and screenings of  Tove Jansson documentaries and a feature length Moomin animation. There will also be an exhibition of the best of contemporary Finnish comics and a comics marketplace with Onni Mustonen from…
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