18 July 2019


Death Wins a Goldfish
Illustrator Brian Rea will be signing his first book Death Wins a Goldfish.
The English Bookshop, Södermannagatan 22, 116 23 Stockholm, Sweden.

See ‘Books received #39’ on the Eye blog.

17 — 25 July 2019

Eloise-Salter_MA-Fashion-Design_Nottingham Trent University

Public view: Mastered 2019, School of Art & Design Masters Exhibition
An exhibition of projects from students on the Masters courses within Nottingham Trent University’s School of Art & Design. The exhibition includes work from programmes such as Fashion Management, Marketing and Communication, Fashion and Textiles, Visual Arts, and Visual Communication.
Bonington Gallery and Atrium Space, Bonington building, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Shakespeare Street, Nottingham NG1 4GG, UK

Above: Eloise Salter, MA Fashion Design, 2019. 

11 July 2019 — 5 January 2020


Olafur Eliasson: In real life
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, UK

Above: Olafur Eliasson, Your uncertain shadow (colour), 2010. Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Collection, Vienna © Olafur Eliasson.

20 July — 11 August 2019

Printshop goes Large

Printshop goes Large!
‘Part-exhibition, part-participatory experience’, this year’s Printshop! includes a collaborative artwork by Edwin Pickstone and Claire Barclay, alongside a series of weekend workshops.
Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, Glasgow G41 2PE, UK

to 28 July 2019


2016-19: Aleхandra Sukhareva
Osnova Gallery, 4th Syromyatnichesky Pereulok 1/6
105120, Moscow, Russia

AboveView of the "2016-19" exhibition, Osnova Gallery, Moscow, Russia. 

to 14 September 2019

Design and Politics Season at Arcade East

Design and Politics Season
This summer, Arcade East’s free programme of events, performances and debates focuses on Design and Politics. The programme looks at the precarious nature of our current political climate, investigated from both global and local angles. 
Arcade East, London College of Fashion, 182 Mare Street, London E8 3RE, UK



to 24 July 2019

Beyond The Road

Beyond the Road: Journeys in Sound and Space
Created by Colin Nightingale & Stephen Dobbie (Punchdrunk) and James Lavelle (UNKLE) in collaboration with the Saatchi Gallery, ‘Beyond the Road’ is an immersive exhibition that merges visual arts with music and film.
Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York's HQ, King's Road, London SW3 4RY, UK

See ‘Unkle’s erotic box’ in Eye 76.

to 28 July 2019

Robby Müller, Santa Fe, Mexico, 1985.

Robby Müller: Like Sunlight Coming Through the Clouds
An exhibition of polariod photographs by the Dutch cinematographer Robby Müller, curated by Andrea Müller-Schirmer, art historian, Image Editor for the Dutch art magazine Kunstschrift, and the artist’s wife. Over 100 images, taken between the 1970s and 1990s, will be on display alongside a series of ephemera and editioned prints as part of the Les Rencontres d’Arles Photography Festival.
Place de la République 12, Arles, France

Above: Robby Müller, Santa Fe, Mexico, 1985.

to 28 July 2019

The World Illustration Awards Exhibition

The World Illustration Awards Exhibition
An exhibition of 200 shortlisted works judged by an independent jury to reflect the ‘cultural importance of contemporary illustration across the world’. Entry is free. 
Embankment East Galleries, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA, UK

to 28 July 2019

Abram Games, BOAC (1956), Lithograph

Artful Impact: The posters of Abram Games
An exhibition of works by British designer Abram Games. Alongside his well-known posters, the display will also include several of Games’s postage stamp designs, covers for Penguin Books, and a documentary on his life and work, ‘Maximum Meaning, Minimum Means’. The exhibition was curated by Lavinia Lascaris and David Mihaly, and designed by Lavinia Lascaris along with HMCT Creative Director Simon Johnston.
The Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography (HMCT), 950 South Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, California 91105, US

Above: Abram Games, Poster design for BOAC, 1956. 

to 28 July 2019

MONSTER © 1995 Naoki URASAWA / Studio Nuts

This is Manga: The Art of Urasawa Naoki
A survey of Japanese manga, the popular art form, told through the work of the artist Urasawa Naoki. The exhibition will display over 400 original drawings and storyboards. 
Japan House London, 101-111 Kensington High Street, London W8 5SA, UK 

Above: Urasawa Naoki, Monster, 1995. © Naoki Urasawa / Studio Nuts. 

to 1 August 2019

Visual Memoranda The IBM Poster Program: 1969–1979

Visual Memoranda: A Selection of Posters from the IBM Poster Program 1969-1979
An exhibition showcasing the work of the IBM Poster Program, initiated by staff designer Ken White in the late 1960s. The display has been curated by Robert Finkel and Shea Tillman of Auburn University, and is accompanied by a partnering website
Type Directors Club, 347 W 36th St Suite 603, New York, NY 10018, US

Above: Tom Bluhm, Family Day poster.

to 1 August 2019

The Art of Clay Pipe Music - Prints and Graphics by Frances Castle

The Art of Clay Pipe Music: Prints and Graphics by Frances Castle
An exhibition of works by illustrator, musician and record label founder Frances Castle and her Clay Pipe imprint. The display will include several Clay Pipe album covers alongside Castle’s other illustrative work, including her recently published graphic novel, Stagdale
Colours May Vary, Unit 1a Munro House, Duke Street, Leeds LS9 8AG, UK

to 3 August 2019

Artwork © Michael Craig-Martin

Michael Craig-Martin: Sculpture
An exhibition of works by conceptual artist Michael Craig-Martin. The display includes six new powder-coated steel sculptures that explore the relationships between objects and images.
Gagosian Gallery, 6–24 Britannia Street, London WC1X 9JD, UK

to 4 August 2019

Video still: Kathy Acker in conversation with Angela McRobbie at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1987

I, I, I, I, I, I, I, Kathy Acker
An exhibition that explores Kathy Acker’s written, spoken and performed work and its relationship to the dynamics of power. The exhibition, and its corresponding programme, focus on the Acker’s concerns around identity, sexua desire, mythology, piracy and the body. 
The Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH, UK

Above: Video still of Kathy Acker in conversation with Angela McRobbie at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1987

to 4 August 2019


Beggarstaffs: William Nicholson & James Pryde
The Fitzwilliam Museum, Trumpington St, Cambridge CB2 1RB, UK

Above: The Beggarstaff Brothers, ‘Kassama’ Corn Flour, 1894.
© Desmond Banks / Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

to 17 August 2019

Lola Flash, Sadako, New York, 2008. From the series [sur]passing. Courtesy the artist.

Lola Flash: [sur]passing
An exhibition of works by photographer Lola Flash that challenge stereotypes and preconceptions of gender, sexuality, and race. At the center of this exhibition is the [sur]passing series, which emphasise the varying skin tones of its subjects.
Autograph, Rivington Place, London EC2A 3BA, UK

Above: Lola Flash, Sadako, New York, 2008. From the series [sur]passing. Courtesy the artist.

to 17 August 2019

Berenice Abbott, ‘Gunsmith', 1937. © Berenice Abbott / Museum of the City of New York

Resist: be modern (again)
An exhibition that explores the practices of groundbreaking women artists, designers and writers of the 1920s and 30s through the work of nineteen contemporary artists.
John Hansard Gallery, 142-144 Above Bar St, Southampton SO14 7DU

Above: Berenice Abbott, ‘Gunsmith', 1937. © Berenice Abbott / Museum of the City of New York

to 18 August 2019

Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976–1986 at Museum of Arts and Design

Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976–1986
2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019, US

to 25 August 2019


Michael Rakowitz
An exhibition of Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz’s most important projects from two decades. Eight installations draw on architecture, cultural artefacts, cuisine and geopolitics from 750BC to today. This exhibition coincides with the display in London of the artist’s Lamassu sculpture for the Fourth Plinth, part of his ongoing attempt to recreate every cultural artefact lost or destroyed during the Iraq war.
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX, UK

to 25 August 2019

Fiona Banner aka The Vanity Press

Fiona Banner aka The Vanity Press
This exhibition focuses on Banner’s Heart of Darkness, published in 2015 by The Vanity Press in collaboration with Four Corners Press, in which Banner’s remake of Joseph Conrad’s 1899 novella takes the form of a glossy luxury magazine. In addition, the exhibition reflects on earlier works such as The Nam and Trance (1997), including Banner’s verbal remake of Apocalypse Now.
Libby Leshgold Gallery, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, 520 East 1st Avenue, Vancouver BC V5T 0H2, Canada

to 26 August 2019

Hagio Moto-Poe clan (approved)

The largest exhibition of Manga in Britain, ‘Manga’ explores the art form’s global appeal and cultural crossover, showcasing original Japanese manga and its influence across the globe, from anime to ‘cosplay’ dressing up.
The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, UK

AboveCover of Flower magazine, 2018

See Liz Farrelly’s ‘Astro boy and the sex wars’ in Eye 5. 

to 27 August 2019

Making Your Mark

Writing: Making Your Mark
An interactive exhibition that spans five milliennia to explore the past and consider the future of writing.
The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB

to 30 August 2019

Ernest C. Withers, Sanitation workers assemble in front of Clayborn Temple for a solidarity march, Memphis, TN, March 28, 1968, © The Estate of Ernest C. Withers

Ernest C. Withers: Civil Rights and the Memphis Blues
An survey of the work of news photographer Ernest C. Withers. Working in America in the middle of the Twentieth Century, Withers captured the period’s sense of change for prominent African American newspapers across the US.
Michael Hoppen Gallery, 3 Jubilee Place, London SW3 3TD, UK

See David Crowley’s ‘I am a poster’ in Eye 92.

to 31 August 2019

Rikke Flensburg,  Darkness is Empty Space, 2015

Her Ground: Women Photographing Landscape
An exhibition showcasing work from eight international female contemporary artists, each approaching ideas of landscape in different ways.
Flowers Gallery, 82 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DP

Above: Rikke Flensburg, Darkness is Empty Space, 2015, Fine art print

to 1 September 2019

V&A_Christian Dior Designer of Dreams exhibition_Atelier section (c) ADRIEN DIRAND (13)

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
Spanning 1947 to the present day, this exhibition traces the history and impact of one of the 20th century's most influential couturiers, exploring the enduring influence of the fashion house, and Dior's relationship with Britain.
V&A Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

to 1 September 2019

Exhibition view: Jenny Holzer: Proteja–Me do Que Eu Quero, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, 1999. © 1999 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Courtesy: Jenny Holzer / Art Resource, NY. Photo: Beto Felício

Jenny Holzer: The Whole Truth
A site-specific exhibition in which the medieval architecture of the Sala delle Capriate plays host to the poetic installations of American artist Jenny Holzer. The exhibition includes projected and engraved texts, which were selected by Holzer and touch on themes of identity, gender, and dialogue, and foreground the issues surrounding the European migrant crisis. The exhibition is curated by Lorenzo Giusti.
Palazzo della Ragione, Piazza Vecchia 8A, 24129 Bergamo, Italy

Above: Exhibition view: Jenny Holzer: Proteja–Me do Que Eu Quero, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, 1999. Courtesy: Jenny Holzer / Art Resource, NY. Photo: Beto Felício. 

to 1 September 2019

Sound of Waves: The Art of Collaboration, Michela Picchi and Masanori Ushiki

Sound of Waves: The Art of Collaboration
An exhibition of collaborations between handpicked photographers, painters, illustrators and animators that reflect the theme of adventure, exploration and freedom.
Park Hotel Tokyo (floors 25, 31, 34), 1-7-1 Higashi Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo Shiodome Media Tower, Tokyo, Japan

Above: Artwork, Michela Picchi and Masanori Ushiki.

to 1 September 2019

Sheila Metzner. Joko. Passion. 1985

The Magic of Metzner
A retrospective of American photographer Sheila Metzner, the first female photographer to work consistently with Vogue magazine and the first female art director of the advertising agency Doyle Dane Bernbach. This is the first time Metzner’s photographs have been displayed for the first time in Russia. 
The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography, 3 Bolotnaya embankment, Bld 1, Moscow 119072, Russia

Above: Sheila Metzner, Joko, Passion, 1985

to 1 September 2019

The Nibelungen. Pictures and equipment of Carl Otto Czeschka. © Simon Malz

Movement is here. Nouveau. Yesterday in the day with a view of Offenbach.
Klingspor Museum, Herrnstraße 80, 63065 Offenbach am Main, Germany 

Above: The Nibelungen. Pictures and equipment of Carl Otto Czeschka. © Simon Malz

to 6 September 2019

New Anthems VI

Inkahoots: New Anthems VI (Berlin)
An interactive installation by Australian design studio Inkahoots in collaboration with Buchstabenmuseum Berlin and experimental arts space A–Z. LED screens and a mix of historic letters from East and West Berlin are used to display user content, inviting creative participation in a public dialogue about national identity. The opening takes place on Friday 14 June 2019 at 7 pm, and includes a talk with Inkahoots artist Jason Grant. 
A–Z, Torstr. 93, 10119 Berlin-Mitte

See ‘Calling Australia’ on the Eye blog, for an account of Inkahoots’ participatory typographic installation at Brisbane Airport by artist Jason Grant.

to 8 September 2019

Claudette Johnson, Reclining Figure , 2017. Image courtesy of the artist and Hollybush Gardens. Photo by Andy Keate. H alamish Collection, London.

Claudette Johnson: I Came to Dance
An exhibition of works by British figurative artist Claudette Johnson, and her first solo show at a major institution in almost three decades. The display includes approximately 30 paintings alongside drawings in pastel, paint, ink, and charchoal, and ranges from the 1980s to works newly produced for this exhibition.
Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke St, Oxford OX1 1BP, UK

Above: Claudette Johnson, Reclining Figure , 2017. Image courtesy of the artist and Hollybush Gardens. Photography by Andy Keate. 

to 9 September 2019

Jenny Holzer, of Truisms (Truisms, 1977-79), 1977  © 2019 Jenny Holzer

Jenny Holzer: The Indescribable
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Avenida Abandoibarra, 2, 48009 Bilbao, Spain

to 12 September 2019

Maxim Velčovský, Little Joseph, 2006

The Story of Czech Design - 30 Years of New Identity
An exhibition of traditional Czech industrial and ethnic craftwork such as Bohemian glass, as well as other unique art forms and design products that resulted from the fusion of Czech art with contemporaneous aesthetic forms from America and Europe. Some of the designs, such as TON chairs, have been part of the Czech cultural heritage and are an inseparable part of Czech identity.
Czech Centre London, Embassy of the Czech Republic in London, 30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London W8 4QY, UK

Above: Maxim Velčovský, Little Joseph, 2006.

to 14 September 2019

Dave Swindells, Tribal Dance, 1990

Sweet Harmony: Rave | Today
An immersive study of the new world that emerged from the acid house scene and the ascendancy of rave culture with the youth of today. The exhibition is curated by the Saatchi Gallery’s Director Philly Adams and Kobi Prempeh. 
Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York’s HQ, King’s Road, London SW3 4RY, UK

Above: Dave Swindells, Tribal Dance, 1990.

to 14 September 2019

Potter & Printmaker, Deborah Hopson-Wolpe in her studio

Pots and Prints by Deborah Hopson-Wolpe
An exhibition of works by potter and printmaker Deborah Hopson-Wolpe, the daughter of typographer and graphic designer Berthold Wolpe, and sculptor and silversmith Margaret Wolpe. 
Bucks County Museum, Church Street, Aylesbury HP20 2QP, UK

to 15 September 2019

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Smoke and Mirrors: The psychology of magic
A major new exhibition at Wellcome Collection, is the first ever to focus on the relationship between magic and psychology.
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BE, UK

Above: Image from the Harry Price Library of Magical Literature, Senate House Library, University of London.

to 15 September 2019


Posy Simmonds: A Retrospective
Posy Simmonds’ sharp satire and progressive female characters have defined a career spanning 50 years. The exhibition will feature her early career pastiches, cartoon strips for The Guardian and children’s books such as Fred, which became an Oscar-nominated film. The retrospective will also include True Love, the first British graphic novel, unseen pages from Tamara Drewe and drawings from Simmonds’ most recent book, Cassandra Darke.
House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, King’s Cross, London, N1C 4BH, UK

to 15 September 2019

Cindy Sherman_National Portrait Gallery 2019

Cindy Sherman
A retrospective survey of works by contemporary artist Cindy Sherman, exploring the development of her practice from the mid-1970s to the present day.
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin’s Place, London WC2H 0HE, UK

Above: Cindy Sherman, Untitled Film Still #15, 1978. Image courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York.

to 15 September 2019


Reading Between the Lines: Drawing Illustrations
The Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1679, US

Above: Jean-Baptiste Oudry, The Plague-stricken Animals (from the Fables of La Fontaine), 1731. The J. Paul Getty Museum.

to 17 September 2019

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, directed by Stanley Kubrick (1963-64; GB/United States). The Conference table in the War Room. Still image. © Sony/Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.

Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition
An insight into director Stanley Kubrick’s vast archive of props, costumes, set models and rare photographs. The exhibition will also trace the design story behind Kubrick’s work and his fascination with design and architecture, including his collaborations with Hardy Amies, Eliot Noyes, Milena Canonero and Saul Bass. 
The Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High St, Kensington, London W8 6AG, UK

Above: Still from Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, directed by Stanley Kubrick, 1964. © Sony/Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.

to 22 September 2019


A Way With Words: The Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society exhibition
A major touring exhibition celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society, with almost 100 selected pieces of calligraphic and lettering work, in a variety of media, to show the huge range of ways to express words visually and beautifully.
The Lettering Arts Centre, Snape Maltings, Snape, Suffolk IP17 1SP, UK

to 22 September 2019


Post Medium: International Biennale of Graphic Design 2019
The second edition of Chaumont’s International Biennale, an extension of the famous poster festival of Chaumont. Alongside a number of lectures, workshops and conferences, the Biennale will also host the Post Medium exhibition, showing works by artists such as Roosje Klap, Laura Knoops, Josh Schaub, and, for the first time in its history, a series of animated posters. 
The Sign, National Center of Graphic Design, Place des Arts, 52000 Chaumont, France

to 30 September 2019

Comic Creators, the Famous and the Forgotten
An exhibition celebrating the world of comics, curated by Cartoon Museum’s Comics curator Steve Marchant.
The Cartoon Museum, 63 Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1A 3AE

to 6 October 2019

Ataúlfo Pérez Aznar Argentina (b. 1955) Desaparecidos, Calle 6 entre 46 y 47, La Plata, 1983 © Courtesy of the artist

Urban Impulses: Latin American Photography From 1959 To 2017
Featuring the work of over seventy photographers and artists, Urban Impulses embraces half a century of Latin American photography, from 1959 to 2017. Curated by María Wills and Alexis Fabry. 
The Photographers’ Gallery, 16–18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW, UK

Above: Ataúlfo Pérez Aznar, Desaparecidos, Calle 6 entre 46 y 47, La Plata, 1983 © Courtesy of the artist

to 6 October 2019

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2013

Rudolf Stingel
A display of works by Italian artist Rudolf Stingel including abstract and photorealist paintings alongside a series of site-specific works using the museum’s carpets and insulation panels. The exhibition has been conceived and staged as a collaboration between Stingel and guest curator Udo Kittelmann.
Fondation Beyeler, Baselstrasse 101, CH-4125 Riehen/Basel, Switzerland

to 6 October 2019

Alphonse Mucha, Monaco Monte Carlo, 1897

Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau/Nouvelle Femme
A survey of the work of poster designer Alphonse Mucha, and his use of ‘alluring, strong women’ to symbolise a new world of social and market agency. 
Poster House, 119 W. 23rd Street , New York, NY 10011, US

Above: Alphonse Mucha, Monaco Monte Carlo, 1897.

to 6 October 2019

Cyan, Magmec Berlin, 1991

Designing Through the Wall: Cyan in the 1990s
An exhibition of works by the German Cyan studio, formed by Detlaf Fiedler and Daniela Haufe after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Cyan would go on to become some of the first poster artists to utilise early desktop publishing tools like Photoshop and QuarkXPress into their work, while also looking back and drawing from the intellectual history of the famous Bauhaus art academy.
Poster House, 119 W. 23rd Street , New York, NY 10011, US

Above: Cyan, Magmec Berlin, 1991.

to 6 October 2019

Rhiannon Adam Cushana and the Frigates, Down Landing, from the series Big Fence/ Pitcairn Island, 2015 – 2018

The Photographers’ Gallery (TPG) New Talent
A group showcase of the eight artists selected for the inaugural TPG New Talent (TNT) mentoring programme.
The Photographers’ Gallery, 16 - 18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW, UK

Above: Rhiannon Adam Cushana and the Frigates, Down Landing, from the series Big Fence/ Pitcairn Island, 2015 – 2018. 

to 13 October 2019

[Color Study]

Bauhaus Beginnings
The Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1679, US

Above: Joost Schmidt, Form and color study, ca. 1929–1930. The Getty Research Institute.

to 13 October 2019

Walid Raad, I want to be able to welcome my father to my house_July 31-5,1989. 1990/2018. Pigmented inkjet print, 50 x 64,6 cm. Courtesy the artist & Sfeir-Semler Gallery Hamburg / Beirut

Walid Raad: Let’s be honest, the weather helped
An exhibition covering the work of the Lebanese-American artist Walid Raad, and his philosophical, political, yet witty, vision of the Lebanese Civil War and recent developments in contemporary art in the Middle East. The exhibition features video, photography, multimedia installations, performances and a new work drawing on Raad’s recent projects.
Stedelijk Museum, Museumplein 10, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

to 13 October 2019

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Barrie Tullet: The Typographic Dante
A display of 100 typographic illustrations, each of which responds to a canto of Dante’s unfolding narrative, giving an opportunity to experience the whole journey of the Divine Comedy in one visual experience. Each work was made using a different ‘obsolete’ technology: wood and metal type, a typewriter and Letraset.
The National Centre for Craft and Design, Navigation Wharf, Carre Street, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 7TW, UK

to 20 October 2019

Kapwani Kiwanga, Flowers for Africa, 2013 – ongoing

Undefined Territories: Perspectives on Colonial Legacies
Curated by Hiuwai Chu, this exhibition considers the notion of territory within the framework of colonial legacy. Addressing identity, culture, history and time, the exhibition presents works from a diverse range of geographies to articulate the role of previously imposed colonial structures in today’s culture. 
Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, Plaça dels Àngels, 1, Barcelona 08001, Spain

Above: Kapwani Kiwanga, Flowers for Africa, 2013 – ongoing.

to 10 November 2019


Sol Calero: El Autobús
Tate Liverpool, Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, Liverpool L3 4BB, UK

Above: Sol Calero, Interiores 2017. Installation view, Dortmunder Kunstverein. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Simon Vogel.

to 12 December 2019


One Hundred Years with Hermann and Gudrun Zapf
An exhibition commemorating the 100th anniversary of two great artists: Hermann Zapf and Gudrun Zapf von Hesse. Gudrun Zapf created typographies of world recognition, such as Diotima, Smaragd, Ariadne, Nofret, Shakespeare, Carmina, Alcuin and Christiania. 
Escola Llotja Sant Andreu, Carrer del Pare Manyanet 40, Barcelona 08027, Spain

to 31 December 2019

PRIDE: Photographs of Stonewall and Beyond by Fred W. McDarrah
Staged to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, this exhibition displays a selection of images captured by Fred W. McDarrah. McDarrah’s photographs include images of the initial Stonewall uprising, portraits of significant figures in the LGBTQ rights movement, and photographs of pride marches, protests, and public events.
Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue 103rd St, New York, NY 10029, US

to 31 December 2019


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

ongoing 2019


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.

to 5 January 2020

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

Shaping Everyday Life: Bauhaus Modernism in the GDR
An exhibition that maps the interaction between political developments in the GDR and shifting attitudes to Bauhaus design within its tightly guarded borders. Through household goods, printed matter, architecture and urban planning, the curators assess the application of a functional design ideology east of the wall. 
Dokumentationszentrum Alltagskultur der DDR, Erich-Weinert-Allee 3
15890 Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany

to 2 February 2020


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 16 February 2020

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

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 5 July 2020


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

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




JULY 2019

25 July 2019


Typefounding: An introduction to Monotype punchcutting and hot-metal casting
An evening consisting of two talks. The first, by Richard Ardagh, will introduce the engraving of Monotype punches and the precision tools required to achieve ten-thousandths-of-an-inch tolerances as standard. The second, by Ian Gabb, will discuss the casting of hot-metal type on Monotype composition and supercasters with their thousands of custom-engineered moving parts.
The Type Archive, 100 Hackford Road, London SW9 0QU, UK



5 August


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

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

23 August — 20 October 2019

Oliver Laric, Versions (Missile Variations)

Ballarat International Foto Biennale
A two-month program that includes 30 exhibitions, 70 open programs, a series of contemporary video works, an extensive special events and public program, alongside the presentation of both the Marin Kantor Portrait Prize and the Alane Fineman New Photography Award.
Multiple locations across Ballarat, Australia

Above: Oliver Laric, Versions (Missile Variations).



September 2019 — January 2020

Fabian Muir, The Hands that Rock the Cradle, North Korea

Portrait of Humanity
A touring exhibition featuring the 50 winners of the Portrait of Humanity award, a global photography award established by 1854 Media and Magnum Photos. 

September 2019
Organ Vida International Photography Festival, Zagreb, Croatia

October – November 2019
LagosPhoto Festival, Lagos, Nigeria

November 2019
National Centre For Photography, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

November 2019 – January 2020
Louisiana State Museum as part of PhotoNOLA Festival, New Orleans, US

Above: Fabian Muir, The Hands that Rock the Cradle, North Korea. 

Tuesday 3 September 2019


Type Tuesday

Alongside entertaining and provocative talks, there’s also a free glass of fizz on arrival and a chance to buy bargain back issues of Eye magazine.

Look out for further details by signing up for the editor’s regular newsletter here and visit the St Bride ‘What’s On’ page.

11 September 2019 — 2 February 2020

William Blake
Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG, UK

14 — 22 September 2019


London Design Festival
Various locations, London

19 September — 24 November 2019

Halleluja. Corinna Krebber © Corinna Krebber

Express Scripture
An exhibition with works by Corinna Krebber, Daniel Ben Hur and Barbara Fahrner.
Klingspor Museum, Herrnstraße 80, 63065 Offenbach am Main, Germany

Above: Halleluja. Corinna Krebber © Corinna Krebber

20 September — 1 December 2019


Artist Rooms: Diane Arbus
Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum, Royal Pump Rooms, The Parade, Leamington Spa CV32 4AA, UK

Above: ARTIST ROOMS: Diane Arbus, The Burton by Bideford, 2018.

21 September — 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 curated by Susanna Brown, also includes ten new series of photographs influenced by the V&A’s collections. 
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

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

24 September 2019


AGI Open Rotterdam 2019
Various locations, Rotterdam, Netherlands

28 September 2019 —19 January 2020

Kiki Smith, Cathedral , 2012. Jacquard tapestry © Kiki Smith

Kiki Smith: I am a Wanderer
The first solo show of German-born American Kiki Smith in the UK for nearly 25 years, this exhibition focuses on three distinctive areas of Smith’s practice: small sculptures, printmaking, and her intricate Jacquard tapestries.
Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke St, Oxford, OX1 1BP

Above: Kiki Smith, Cathedral, 2012 © Kiki Smith. 

28 September 2019 — 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.



3 — 6 October 2019

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Graphic Days Torino
A four-day festival of visual communication that includes workshops, talks, performances, and exhibitions that celebrate the fusion of visual arts. 
Toolbox Coworking, via Agostino da Montefeltro, 2, Torino 10134, Italy

14 — 27 October 2019

17 October 2019 — 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).

26 October — 20 November 2019


International Biennial Poster Design Terras Gauda: Francisco Mantecon Competition 2019
An international poster competition that invites entries from graphic designers, universities and design studio from around the world. The winners will receive a share of €16,000 euros and have their work shown as part of the International Biennial exhibition at the Maritime Station of Vigo in Spain.
Rúa Cánovas del Castillo, 5, 36202 Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain

Competition deadline: September 30, 2019
Exhibition: 26 October — 20 November 2019
Awards ceremony: 22 November

Further details can be found here



5 — 7 November 2019

Radical Imagination Biennial: International Art and Design conference

Integrated 2019: Radical Imagination
Under the banner ‘Radical Imagination’, Integrated 2019, an international conference of art and design, is inviting leading international artists, designers, architects, scientists, politicians and activists to contemplate a radically different view of the world and of our future.
deSingel, Desguinlei 25, 2018 Antwerpen, Belgium

7 November 2019

DEMO Festival, 2019

DEMO Festival
A digital exhibition of international motion design, in which, for twenty-four hours, display screens on the platforms and in the hall of Amsterdam Central Station will showase a series of motion design works. Curated by Liza Enebeis (creative director at Studio Dumbar), interdisciplinary designer Koos Breen, and graphic and motion designer Xavier Monney.
Amsterdam Central Station, Stationsplein, 1012 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands

7 November 2019

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magCulture Live
magCulture’s annual day of talks celebrating the culture of magazines. Speakers include Matt Willey, art director of the New York Times Magazine (see Eye 96), head of editorial at gal-dem, Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff, and L’Obs’ creative director Serge Ricco. 
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL, UK

10 November 2019 — 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.



December 2019


Bienal Brasileira de Design Gráfico
Curitiba, Brazil

Above: Bienial identity by Maikon Nery and Pablo Blanco.



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.


MARCH 2020

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


APRIL 2020

23 — 25 April 2020


JUNE 2020

26 June — 20 September 2020

Retopistics: A Renegade Excavation

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