Events

DON’T MISS

to 24 January 2020

Fiona Banner aka The Vanity Press: PERIOD

Fiona Banner aka The Vanity Press: PERIOD
A series of interventions in ‘found’ seascapes on which Fiona Banner has painted out seafaring vessels, battleships and destroyers, replacing them with big black full stops.
Golden Square Frith Street Gallery, 17-18 Golden Square, London W1F 9JJ, UK

to 25 January 2020

Richard Quinn’s, floral chair and living mannequin. London, 2016 © Tim Walker studio

Tim Walker: Wonderful People
‘Wonderful People’ celebrates Tim Walker’s portraiture, and runs alongside the Victoria & Albert Museum’s solo retrospective. This show will be the first private gallery exhibition of Tim Walker’s photography, which has graced the pages of magazines around the world for more than fifteen years.
Michael Hoppen Gallery, 3 Jubilee Place, London SW3 3TD, UK

Above: Tim Walker, Richard Quinn’s floral chair and living mannequin, 2016 © Tim Walker studio. 

See ‘Walker’s riddles’ in Eye 99.

to 26 January 2020

Pioneers: William Morris and the Bauhaus

Pioneers: William Morris and the Bauhaus
The exhibition uses Morris’s key principles of Unity, Craft, Simplicity and Community as a lens to explore the early years of the Bauhaus, from its establishment as a radical new school in the conservative city of Weimar, to its move to a purpose-built campus in Dessau.
William Morris Gallery, Lloyd Park, Forest Road, Walthamstow, London E17 4PP, UK

Above: Gerhard Marcks, Small altarpiece, 1920.

27 January 2020

Telling stories with pictures

Telling stories with pictures
This lecture will be held in the intimate setting of St Bride’s Passmore Edwards Room. Tickets are limited to 30 places and a complimentary drink is included in the ticket price. Clare Walters will talk about her collection, her research into wordless picturebooks for children and the power of pictures to tell complex stories without words. See also Walters’ website wordlessbooks.co.uk, Instagram account @wordlessbooks and her Eye 85 article ‘Told in pictures’.
St. Bride Library, 14 Bride Ln, London EC4Y 8EQ, UK

7.00-8.30pm (Doors 6.30pm) Tickets: £10-15

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ONGOING

to 1 February 2020

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Heartfield: One Man’s War
Revisiting the father of photomontage, John Heartfield. 33 of Heartfield's scathingly satirical artworks are shown alongside a fascinating collection of historic artefacts.
Four Corners, Ground Floor, 121 Roman Rd, Globe Town, London E2 0QN

Above: John Heartfield, The Hand Has Five Fingers, 1928

See ‘Scissor Action’, John L. Walters’ review of John Heartfield: Laughter is a Devastating Weapon in Eye 91.

to 2 February 2020

Cuban Poster: Cinema and Revolution

Cuban Posters: Cinema and Revolution
60 years after the Cuban revolution, ‘Cuban Posters’ surveys what has retrospectively been labelled the ‘golden age’ of the Cuban poster. Drawing from their own collection of 1960s and 70s Cuban posters, this exhibition includes around 250 posters.
The Museum of Decorative Arts, 107-111, rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France

to 2 February 2020

William Blake 'Europe' Plate i: Frontispiece, 'The Ancient of Days' 1827 (?) © The Whitworth, The University of Manchester

William Blake
With over 300 original works, including his watercolours, paintings and prints, this is the largest show of Blake’s work for almost 20 years. 
Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG, UK

Above: William Blake, ‘Europe’ Plate i: Frontispiece, ‘The Ancient of Days’, 1827 (?). © The Whitworth, The University of Manchester.

to 2 February 2020

Kazumasa Nagai, ‘Human Rights’ - Living Together, 1989. Collection Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Colorful Japan: 226 Posters from the Collection
Colorful Japan is the Stedelijk Museum’s posthumous tribute to Japanese graphic designer Shigeru Watano (1937-2012) and features 226 Japanese posters on display in the Gallery of Honor. The exhibition showcases a cross-section of Japan’s unique graphic design with work by designers such as Hiroshi Ochi, Kazumasa Nagai, Ikko Tanaka, Yusaku Kamekura, Mitsuo Katsui, Shigeo Fukuda, U.G. Sato, Ken Miki and Eiko Ishioka. The oldest poster dates from 1937, the most recent from 2018.
Stedelijk Museum, Museumplein 10, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, Netherlands

Above: Kazumasa Nagai, ‘Human Rights’ – Living Together, 1989. Collection Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. 

to 2 February 2020

Sound In Mind: Yuri Suzuki
The Design Museum, 224 - 238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG, UK

 

to 2 February 2020

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Cuban Caricature and Culture: The Art of Massaguer
The Wolfsonian – Florida International University, 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139, US

Above: Pamphlet, Come to Cuba, c. 1930, Conrado W. Massaguer (Cuban, 1889–1965), illustrator Cuban National Tourist Commission, Havana, publisher Sindicato de Artes Gráficos de la Habana, S.A.

to 8 February 2020

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Knowledge in Images – Information Design Today
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich – Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 94, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

to 9 February 2020

Kelvin Brodie for The Sunday Times Magazine, 1968 © Times Newspapers Ltd

Shot In Soho
Shot in Soho is an original exhibition celebrating Soho’s diverse culture, community and history of creative innovation as well as highlighting its position as a site of resistance.
The Photographers’ Gallery, 16–18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW, UK

Above: Kelvin Brodie, Photograph for The Sunday Times Magazine, 1968 © Times Newspapers Ltd.

to 9 February 2020

Nam June Paik TV Garden 1974-7 (2002)

Nam June Paik
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, UK

Above: Nam June Paik, TV Garden 1974-7 (2002) Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (Düsseldorf, Germany) © Estate of Nam June Paik Photo: Tate (Roger Sinek).

to 9 February 2020

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Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art
An exhibition surveying the influence of American gallerist Edith Halpert, who opened the Downtown Gallery in New York City in 1926 and, for the next forty years, shifted the public’s opinion of whose voices mattered in the art world. 
The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St, New York, NY 10128, US

Above: Stuart Davis, Egg Beater No. 1, 1927. Oil on linen. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York Gift of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. Artwork © Estate of Stuart Davis / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. 

to 9 February 2020

Jo Ann Callis, Untitled, 1994, from the series ‘Forbidden Pleasures’ © Jo Ann Callis Courtesy the artist and Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, California.

Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography
An exhibition exploring the rich history of food photography through some of the leading figures and movements within the genre. 
The Photographers’ Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW, UK

Above: Jo Ann Callis, Untitled, 1994, from the series ‘Forbidden Pleasures’ © Jo Ann Callis Courtesy the artist and Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, California.

to 9 February 2020

Gérard Ifert, Pendule, 1952, Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI

Photographics: Klein, Ifert, Zamecznik
With works by William Klein, Gérard Ifert, and Wojciech Zamecznik, ‘Photographics: Klein, Ifert, Zamecznik’, conceived by the Centre Pompidou in Paris and adapted by the Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, illuminates the intensive dialogue between abstract photography and graphic design in the 1950s and 1960s. 
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96
8005 Zurich, Switzerland

Above: Gérard Ifert, Pendule, 1952, Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI.

to 9 February 2020

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Beazley Designs of the Year 2019
A survey of the most innovative designs across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design from the past 12 months, as nominated by the public and design experts from around the world. Curated by Beatrice Galilee.
The Design Museum, 224 - 238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG, UK

Above: Play Nice, ILoveYou and UK Student Climate Network, Downloadable placards, 2019.

to 9 February 2020

Fischli / Weiss, In den Bergen, 1979 Colour photograph, 68 x 98.5 cm Kunsthaus Zürich, Vereinigung Zürcher Kunstfreunde, Gruppe Junge Kunst, 1989, © Peter Fischli / David Weis

The New Photography: Upheaval and new beginnings 1970–1990
This exhibition focuses on the exploration of new artistic avenues in photography during the 1970s and 1980s, both in Switzerland and internationally, when the old concept of craftsmanship came up against new artistic ideas.
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland

Above: Peter Fischli and David Weiss, In den Bergen, 1979. 

to 10 February 2020

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Air Signs: Brian Griffiths & Frank Kent
Air Signs is an ongoing series of sculptural works presented as photographs. Here objects from Brian Griffiths and Frank Kent’s shared studio are presented in a wooden cube, a framing device that presses objects into action and flattens three-dimensional space.
Karsten Schubert, Room 2, 44 Lexington Street London W1F 0LF

Opening hours: Tuesday–Friday, 11am–5pm

to 10 February 2020

A poster from the 2017 Women’s March in Boston, MA. Designer unknown.

Three Years Later: The 2017 Women’s March & Where We Are Today
A showcase of works from the Women’s March held on January 21, 2017, in cities across the United States that brought together people of all types for a demonstration in response to the election of President Donald J. Trump. This exhibition will present a full spectrum of voices, sometimes conflicting, which discuss to the many challenges facing Americans today.
Poster House, 119 W. 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011, US

Above: Designer unknown, Poster from the 2017 Women’s March in Boston, MA, 2017.

to 16 February 2020

Trevor Paglen, Four Clouds: Scale Invariant Feature Transforn; Maximally Stable Extremal Regions; Skimage Region Adjacency Graph; Watershed, 2017 © Trevor Paglen. Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York.

Trevor Paglen: From ‘Apple’ to ‘Anomaly’
Artist Trevor Paglen’s new Curve commission takes as its starting point the way in which AI networks are taught how to ‘see’ and ‘perceive’ the world by taking a closer look at image datasets.
The Curve, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS, UK

Above: Trevor Paglen, Four Clouds: Scale Invariant Feature Transforn; Maximally Stable Extremal Regions; Skimage Region Adjacency Graph; Watershed, 2017 © Trevor Paglen. Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York.

to 16 February 2020

Coming to America by Sowwy, 1990

Baptized By Beefcake: The Golden Age of Hand-Painted Movie Posters from Ghana
An exhibition of works from the ‘Golden Age’ of Ghanaian hand-painted film posters, a period that began with the country’s adoption of the VHS tape in the mid-1980s. This exhibition is curated by Angelina Lippert. 
Poster House, 119 W. 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011, US

Above: Sowwy, Coming to America, 1990.

to 16 February 2020

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Mary Quant
The first international retrospective for nearly 50 years on the fashion designer Mary Quant and her revolutionary aesthetic. Focused on the two decades between 1955 and 1975, this exhibition includes over 200 objects, a number of which have never been displayed before.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

Above: Mary Quant and models at the Quant Afoot footwear collection launch, 1967 © PA Prints 2008 

to 16 February 2020

Jeanine Behaeghel, Poster, 1965

Off the Grid: Belgian graphic design from the 1960s and 1970s as seen by Sara De Bondt
Graphic designer Sara De Bondt explores the origins of graphic design in Belgium in the 1960s and 70s, a history which has largely been undocumented until now. The exhibition stages a rich array of printed matter, logo objects, self-published book sculptures and poster designs by designers such as Paul Ibou, Corneille Hannoset, Boudewijn Delaere, Sofie Alouf, Rob Buytaert, Herman Lampaert and Jeanine Behaeghel among many others.
Design Museum Gent, Jan Breydelstraat 5, 9000 Gent, Belgium

Above: Jeanine Behaeghel, Poster, 1965.

to 23 February 2020

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Radical Women: Jessica Dismorr and her Contemporaries
Pallant House Gallery, 8-9 North Pallant, Chichester PO19 1TJ

Above: Jessica Dismorr, Izidora / Isadora (named for dancer Isadora Duncan), illustration in Rhythm Vol. 1 No. 2, Autumn 1911.

to 23 February 2020

Giovanni Schiaparelli, First map of the surface of Mars, 18th century.

Moving to Mars
The exhibition features immersive environments, about 200 objects including contributions from NASA, the European Space Agency and SpaceX; NASA’s 3D-Printed Mars Habitat Challenge winners, AI SpaceFactory; robotic builders by Foster & Partners; the first sustainable urban design for Mars, Mars City Design, the first spacesuit designed for the Mars surface; and Christopher Raeburn's new fashion collection inspired by Mars.
The Design Museum, 224 - 238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG, UK

Above: Giovanni Schiaparelli, First map of the surface of Mars, 18th century.

to 23 February 2020

Derek Jarman: Protest!

Derek Jarman: Protest!
‘Protest!’ is a major retrospective of the work of acclaimed British artist and filmmaker Derek Jarman (1942-1994), marking 25 years since his death. This is the first time that the diverse strands of his practice will be brought together in over 20 years.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8, D08 FW31, Ireland

Above: Derek Jarman, ‘Journey to Avebury’, 1971, still from Super8 film, courtesy LUMA Foundation. 

to 1 March 2020

Ivan Navarro

Iván Navarro: Bifocal 
MACBA: ​Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Buenos Aires, Av. San Juan 328, C1141 Buenos Aires, Argentina

to 8 March 2020

Tim Walker, Tilda Swinton, Renishaw Hall, Derbyshire, 2018 (c) Tim Walker Studio

Tim Walker: Wonderful Things
A survey of photographer Tim Walker through his pictures, films, photographic sets, and special installations. The exhibition, which is designed by Shona Heath and curated by Susanna Brown, includes ten new series of photographs influenced by the V&A’s collections. Walker’s film The Steadfast Tin Soldier, can also be seen (for free) in the V&A’s Photography Centre.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

Above: Tim Walker, Tilda Swinton, Renishaw Hall, Derbyshire, 2018 © Tim Walker Studio.

See ‘Walker’s riddles’, John L. Walters’ preview of the show in Eye 99.

to 15 March 2020

Vivian Suter, Nisyros (Vivian’s bed), 2016–17 © Courtesy of the artist and Karma Internaional, Zurich and Los Angeles; Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels; House of Gaga, Mexico City; and Proyectos Ultravioleta, Guatemala City

Vivian Suter
The first solo display of Vivian Suter’s work in the UK.
Tate Liverpool, Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, Liverpool L3 4BB, UK

Above: Vivian Suter, Nisyros (Vivian’s bed), 2016–17.

to 18 March 2020

Ad Snijders, Untitled (detail), 1965, collage on hardboard, 213 x 330 cm.

Ad Snijders: Free painting
A retrospective exhibition on the work of the Eindhoven artist Ad Snijders (1929 – 2010). Snijders was self-taught and started to paint during the years after the Second World War. His oeuvre can be read as a lifelong celebration of freedom. A freedom that was not to be taken for granted, but one that had to be conquered by brush, chalk or pencil every day.
Van Abbemuseum, Bilderdijklaan 10, 5611 NH Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Above: Ad Snijders, Untitled (detail), 1965.

to 22 March 2020

Wim Crouwel, poster for the Vormgevers exhibition, 1968.

Wim Crouwel: Mr. Gridnik
Stedelijk Museum, Museumplein 101071 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Above: Wim Crouwel, poster for the Vormgevers exhibition, 1968.

to 3 April 2020

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Social Revolution: Women's liberation and gay liberation in the 1970s and 80s
An exhibition that marks 50 years since the beginnings of two significant social movements in the UK: the first women’s liberation conference in Oxford and the first UK meeting of the Gay Liberation Front at LSE.
LSE Library, 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD, UK

to 5 April 2020

Herbert Bayer: Bauhaus Master
Cooper Hewitt, 2 East 91st Street (between 5th and Madison Avenues), New York, New York 10128, US

to 11 April 2020

Tullio Crali_A Futurist Life

Tullio Crali: A Futurist Life
Opening times: Wednesday to Saturday 11.00 - 18.00; Sunday 12.00 - 17.00;  closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 39a Canonbury Square, London N1 2AN, UK

to 12 April 2020

The Hoodie Exhibition

The Hoodie
This exhibition explores the role of a fashion garment as a socio-political carrier. The hoodie tells many stories – tales of social inequality, youth culture, subculture, police brutality, racism, privacy, fear and style.  Popularised by Champion in the 1930s, the hoodie was a practical solution for workmen; it is now, arguably, Western Fashion’s last truly political garment.
Het Nieuwe Instituut, Museumpark 25, 3015 CB Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Above: Devan Shimoyama, February II, 2019.

to 19 April 2020

Kitching in Ditchling

Kitching in Ditchling: The London Series
‘Alan Kitching’s A to Z of London’, Kitching’s new series with Karoline Newman, captures his favourite haunts in the city, marrying the individual letters of the alphabet with its significant buildings, monuments, sports grounds and retailers. The 26 prints will be accompanied by a number of Kitching’s other prints that celebrate the capital.
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, William + Margaret Rowling Gallery, Lodge Hill Lane, Ditchling, East Sussex BN6 8SP, UK

to 19 April 2010

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Cars: Accelerating the Modern World
An exhibition that looks at the way the car has revolutionised manufacturing, transformed how we move, forever changing our cities, environment and economies.
The Sainsbury Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road London SW7 2RL, UK

 

to 19 April 2020

RWH Jones, Saltdean Lido, East Sussex, 1938. Photographed by John Maltby  ©John Maltby/RIBA Collections

Into the Blue: The origin and revival of pools, swimming baths and lidos
This display explores the architectural, cultural and social history of indoor and outdoor swimming baths and pools in the United Kingdom through drawings, models, photographs and film footage.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

Above: RWH Jones, Saltdean Lido, East Sussex, 1938. Photographed by John Maltby  ©John Maltby/RIBA Collections.

to 25 April 2020

Maureen Scott, Mother and Child at Breaking Point (1970)

The Four Ages of Woman
Diverse representations of women’s mental health and life experiences across childhood, youth, middle age and old age, including work by Madge Gill, Anna Kavan, Bibi Herrera, Imma Maddox, Cynthia Pell and Maureen Scott.
Bethlem Museum of the Mind, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BX, UK

Above. Maureen Scott, Mother and Child at Breaking Point (1970).

until Spring 2020

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25 Years of Neon: A Collection by Kerry Ryan
Neon Specialists, 18 Marine Drive, Margate CT9 1DH, UK

See ‘Neon: names in lights’ on the Eye blog.

to 17 May 2020

Off We Go into the Wild Blue Yonder, 1977, by Susanna Lewis (Private collection) Photo by Otto Stupakoff © Julie Schafler Dale

Off the Wall: American Art to Wear
A survey of the late 1960s American art movement, in which artists were drawn to the body as a mechanism to express both personal vision and their relation to the cultural, historical and social concerns of the period. The exhibition includes works made during 1967 and 1997, and features over 100 works by over 50 artists. 
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130, US

Above: Susanna Lewis, Off We Go into the Wild Blue Yonder, 1977, (Private collection) Photo by Otto Stupakoff © Julie Schafler Dale.

to 3 June 2020

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Mga Mumu, Multo, at Maskara – Lydia Ortiz
Max Occupancy . (a gallery operated out of the stairwell of San Francisco design studio Volume Inc.) Fridays 12-5pm (Ring bell for entry).
725 Filbert Street San Francisco, CA 94133 US

Above: Lydia Ortiz, Oops.

to 5 July 2020

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Dóra Maurer
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, UK

Above: Dóra Maurer Relative Quasi Image 1996 © Dóra Maurer Photo: Vintage Galéria / András Bozsó.

to 5 July 2020

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Op Art in Focus
Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool L3 4BB, UK

Above: Walter Leblanc, Mobilo Static, 1960 © Estate of Walter Leblanc.

to 31 December 2020

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Poster Stories
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Ausstellungsstrasse 60, 8031 Zurich, Switzerland

ongoing 2020

Schaukelwagen (“Rocking Car”), design: Hans Brockhage, manufacturer: Siegfried Lenz, Berggießhübel bei Pirna, 1950

Everyday Life: GDR
Dokumentationszentrum Alltagskultur der DDR, Erich-Weinert-Allee 3
15890 Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany

ongoing 2020

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Scenes from the Collection
The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St, New York, NY 10128, US

Above: Mel Bochner, The Joys of Yiddish, 2012. Courtesy: The Jewish Museum, New York.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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JANUARY 2020

29 January 2020

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Nadine Chahine – Politics of Arabic Type Design
Lecture for the Letterform Archive at San Francisco Public Library, Koret Auditorium. Free admission, 6–7.30pm.

See Reputations interview with Nadine Chahine in Eye 94.

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FEBRUARY 2020

4 February 2020 — 28 March 2020

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As, Not For
A non-exhaustive historical overview of the work of African American graphic designers, proposed by graphic designer and curator Jerome Harris. This exhibition aims to promote the inclusion of the work of African-American and black graphic designers in the field of design and its mediation, but also to question the omnipresence of white and anti-black aesthetics in this same field.
Les Chiroux, Place des Carmes 8, B-4000 Liège, Belgium

9 February — 2 May 2020

Dorothea Lange, Kern County, California, 1938.

Dorothea Lange: Words and Pictures
MoMA’s first major exhibition of Lange’s work in 50 years displays iconic works from its collection, alongside lesser-known photographs, to map Lange’s complex relationship to words. 
The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 Street, New York, NY 10019, US

Above: Dorothea Lange, Kern County, California, 1938.

11 February 2020

Behind the Books: An evening with Rory McGrath and Jonas Voegeli
McGrath is a member of the jury of the The Most Beautiful Swiss Books competition. He co-founded Studio OK-RM in 2008 and the InOtherWords imprint in 2015. He will share some insights as a jury member, book designer and publisher. Voegeli is a Swiss graphic designer. He is the recipient of the 2018 Jan Tschichold Award for outstanding achievements in book design and will present a selection of books designed during his career.
Tenderbooks, 6 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4HE, UK

11 February — 27 March

James Turrell at Pace

James Turrell

Pace Gallery, 6 Burlington Gardens, London W1S 3ET

20 February 2020

Where does the art go? Making art in the public realm

With Mark Titchner

St Bride Library, 14 Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ
7.00-9.15pm (Doors 6.00pm) Tickets: £8-12.50

 

20 February — 17 May 2020

Masculinities: Liberation through photography
Barbican Art Gallery, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS

21 February 2020

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A Slideshow and Talk by Diane Arbus
Originally recorded in 1970, A Slideshow and Talk by Diane Arbus is a unique opportunity to hear the late, famed artist discuss her own work. This narrated slideshow highlights her own works as well as photographs, snapshots and clippings from her own collection.  Compiled and edited in 2005 by Neil Selkirk, Doon Arbus and Adam Shott from original materials in the Diane Arbus Archive.
Jackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4

Above: Diane Arbus during a class at the Rhode Island School of Design, 1970. Photo © Stephen A. Frank.

26 — 28 February 2020

Design Indaba
Artscape Theatre, D.F. Malan St, Cape Town, South Africa

27 — 29 February 2020

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LADFest
Lima, Peru

22 February — 17 May 2020

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Diane Arbus: Photographs, 1956–1971
For the first time, images from the full sweep of Arbus’s career will be presented chronologically. Early works reveal an artist gripped by the range of humanity and life as it unfolded on the street, while later works created using a larger format mark her emergence as a mature and compelling artist.
Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4

Above: Diane Arbus, Three female impersonators, N.Y.C., 1962, 1962. Gelatin silver print; printed 1962–1963, 27.9 x 35.6 cm. Anonymous gift, 2016. Copyright © Estate of Diane Arbus. 2016/757.

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MARCH 2020

3 March 2020

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Type Tuesday

Eye’s first Type Tuesday of 2020, our quarterly event about type, graphic design and visual culture. With guest speakers, presentations, films, panel discussions and a chance to chat with friends and buy rare bargain back issues of Eye magazine.

6.30 for 7pm start at Bridewell Hall, St Bride Printing Library, 14 Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ

Tickets £8-£12.50. All profits support the St Bride Foundation.

St Bride Library, 14 Bride Lane, London EC4Y 8EQ, UK

 

12 March — 7 June 2020

Baba Beaton as 'Heloise' in 'Great Lovers Pageant' by Cecil Beaton, 1927

Cecil Beaton’s Bright Young Things
A survey of the ‘Bright Young Things’ of the 1920s and 1930s through the lens of British photographer Cecil Beaton. Alongside Beaton’s portraits, the exhibition will also include paintings by his contemporaries Rex Whistler, Henry Lamb, and Augustus John.
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin’s Place, London WC2H 0HE, UK

Above: Cecil Beaton, Baba Beaton as ‘Heloise’ in ‘Great Lovers Pageant’, 1927.

15 March 2020

The Flatplan

The third edition of magCulture’s masterclass in the art of making magazines. Expert editors, designers, printers and distributors present everything you need to know about creating a successful publication.

10am-4pm, magCulture Shop, 270 St John Street, London EC1V 4PE
Tickets £150.00

30 March — 1 April 2020

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AIGA Design Conference 2020
AIGA’s annual conference, chaired by Richard Ting. The conference includes workshops, portfolio reviews and host of speakers including Giorgia Lupi, David Carroll and Rumman Chowdhury.
David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15222, US

Tickets available here

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APRIL 2020

3 — 5 April 2020

Offset 2020

Offset Dublin 2020 
Offset returns for its eleventh edition in Dublin. The line-up includes The lineup includes April Greiman, illustrators Olaf Hajek and Laura Callaghan, puppet-maker Andy Gent, Irish agency CI Studio, THISISPOPBABY (with Jennifer Jennings and Niall Sweeney), Rory Simms (Pentagram), DixonBaxi, Oscar Hudson, Acrylicize, Jens Kronvold Frederiksen and Leslie David, plus Zeynep Orbay and Macie Soler-Sala (Wieden+Kennedy).
The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Grand Canal Square Docklands, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland

23 — 25 April 2020

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JUNE 2020

2 June 2020

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Type Tuesday

Come to Eye’s quarterly event about type, graphic design and visual culture. Speakers, presentations, films, panel discussions and a chance to chat with friends and buy rare bargain back issues of Eye magazine.

6.30 for 7pm start at Bridewell Hall, St Bride Printing Library, 14 Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ

Tickets £8-£12.50. All profits support the St Bride Foundation.

16 — 26 June 2020

DRUPA: Embrace the Future

Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre, D-40474 Düsseldorf, Am Staad (Stockumer Höfe), Germany

26 June — 20 September 2020

Retopistics: A Renegade Excavation

Julie Mehretu
Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014, US

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SEPTEMBER 2020

12 — 20 September 2020

8 September 2020

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Type Tuesday

Come to Eye’s quarterly event about type, graphic design and visual culture. Speakers, presentations, films, panel discussions and a chance to chat with friends and buy rare bargain back issues of Eye magazine.

6.30 for 7pm start at Bridewell Hall, St Bride Printing Library, 14 Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ

Tickets £8-£12.50. All profits support the St Bride Foundation.

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NOVEMBER 2020

24 November 2020

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Type Tuesday

Come to Eye’s quarterly event about type, graphic design and visual culture. Speakers, presentations, films, panel discussions and a chance to chat with friends and buy rare bargain back issues of Eye magazine.

6.30 for 7pm start at Bridewell Hall, St Bride Printing Library, 14 Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ

Tickets £8-£12.50. All profits support the St Bride Foundation.

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DECEMBER 2020

3 — 7 December 2020

Addis Foto Fest, sixth edition
The Addis Foto Fest (AFF) was established in 2010 by award-winning photographer and cultural entrepreneur, Aida Muluneh. The festival is organized by Desta for Africa Creative Consulting PLC. AFF is a biennial international photography festival held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It has previously featured exhibitions, portfolio reviews, conferences, projections and film screenings in many different renowned venues. It is also the first and only international photography festival in East Africa.