Events

DON’T MISS

to 22 July 2018

Figure 5 (c) Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

America’s Cool Modernism
Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, UK

Above: Charles Demuth, I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold, 1928.
© Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

to 22 July 2018

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Daniel Pudles: Tentoonstelling De Gitieren
Tirando Akoestische Gitaarschool, Dampoortstraat 42, 9000 Gent, Belgium, Gent, Belgium

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ONGOING

to 27 July 2018

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Collaboration by Nature
An exhibition celebrating twenty years of collaboration between the architects Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, communication design studio Thomas.Matthews, and landscape architects Grant Associates. ‘Collaboration by Nature’ displays a series of global projects that showcase each studio’s commitment to an ethical and sustainable practice.
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, 20 Tottenham Street, London W1T 4RG, UK

Above: A found object sculpture from the ‘Never Turn your Back on the Ocean’ campaign, 2015. © Thomas.Matthews. 

See: ‘Living and decaying in the plastic age’ in Eye 94.

to 4 August 2018

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There is no such thing as a New Zealand typeface: Kris Sowersby
An exhibition showcasing Kris Sowersby’s National typeface, released in 2007 to speak to the locale of New Zealand, which can now be found on everything from the front cover of the Anthology of New Zealand Literature to the branding of Victoria University. 
Objectspace, 13 Rose Road, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021, New Zealand

Above: National typeface by Kris Sowersby. Photography by Alistair Guthrie ©.

to 10 August 2018

Boris Mikhailov: Yesterday’s Sandwich

Boris Mikhailov: Yesterday’s Sandwich
Sprovieri Gallery, 23 Heddon St, Mayfair, London W1B 4BJ, UK

Above: Boris Mikhailov, Yesterday’s Sandwich, late 1960-70s. © 

to 10 August 2018

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FOOTB-ALL MIX: Posters for a Passionate Game
To celebrate the FIFA World Cup in Russia this summer, 32 graphic designers – one from each of the 32 countries participating in the series – were invited to create an original poster expressing their passion for the game. The exhibition, held in several locations worldwide, is organised by designers Felipe Taborda (Brazil) and Susana Machicao (Bolivia).
Brick City Gallery, Brick City complex, 215 W. Mill Street, Springfield, Missouri, US

Above: poster designed by Fons Hickman.

to 12 August 2018

Paloma Varga Weisz’s Bumped Body (2007)

ISelf Collection: Bumped Bodies
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St, London, E1 7QX, UK

Above: Paloma Varga Weisz’s Bumped Body, 2007.

to 12 August 2018

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Hope to Nope: Graphics and Politics 2008-18
‘Discover how graphic design and technology have played a pivotal role in dictating and reacting to the major political moments of our times.’
Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG, UK

Above: Women’s march, Washington DC, January 2017. Image credit: Chris Wiliams Zoeica.

to 12 August 2018

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Julie Becker: I must create a Master Piece to pay the Rent 
The Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH, UK

Above: Julie Becker, Whole (Screen), 1999, C-print on aluminium. Courtesy Greene Naftali, New York.

to 19 August 2018

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The Dark Side of Dick Bruna
Kunsthal Rotterdam, Museumpark, Westzeedijk 341, 3015 AA Rotterdam, Netherlands

to 22 August 2018

Print! Tearing it up

Print! Tearing It Up
Explore the history and impact of the British independent magazine scene today. This exhibition charts the evolution of polemic and progressive print publications and celebrates the current diverse industry of innovative independent magazines.
Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA, UK

to 27 August 2018

Annette Lemieux (b. 1957), Black Mass, 1991. Latex, acrylic, and oil on canvas, 95 13/16 × 105 × 1 13/16 in. (243.4 × 266.7 × 4.6 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; promised gift of Emily Fisher Landau P.2010.173. © Annette Lemieux

An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1940–2017
Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

Above: Annette Lemieux, Black Mass, 1991. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; promised gift of Emily Fisher Landau © Annette Lemieux.

to 27 August 2018

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Antony Gormley:  Subject
Kettle’s Yard, University of Cambridge, Castle Street, Cambridge,
CB3 0AQ, UK

to 2 September 2018

Dorothea Lange and Vanessa Winship

Dorothea Lange / Vanessa Winship: A photography double bill
A double bill of exhibitions that surveys the work of twentieth century documentary photographer and activist Dorothea Lange, and 21st century photographer Vanessa Winship.
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS, UK

Above: (left) Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, 1936 © The Dorothea Lange Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. (right) Vanessa Winship, Untitled from the series ‘She Dances on Jackson’, 2011 – 2012 © Vanessa Winship.

to 2 September 2018

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Protest! Resistance Posters
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8031 Zurich, Switzerland

to September 2018

Doube Take

Jojakim Cortis and Adrian Sonderegger: Double Take
Curated by Sascha Renner, this exhibition plays with the iconic images of international photographic history. Scenes reproduced through a ‘meticulous bricolage of cardboard, sand, wood, fabric, cotton wool and plaster’ are subverted by the inclusion of the studio environment in the final image. Through a series of reconstructed photographs, ‘Double Take’ questions the stability of our perception amongst endless reproductions. 
Fotostiftung Schweiz, Grüzenstrasse 45, Zürich CH-8400, Switzerland

Above: Jojakim Cortis & Adrian Sonderegger, Making-of “Tian’anmen” (von Stuart Franklin, 1989), 2013. © Jojakim Cortis & Adrian Sonderegger. 

to 9 September 2018

12.An Old Crab and a Young

Edward Bawden
Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, Dulwich, London SE21 7AD, UK

Come to our event on Fri 13 July, See ‘Bawden galore’ on the Eye blog.

to 9 September 2018

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The Alphabet Museum
An exhibition presenting a collection of work, much of it newly commissioned, that celebrates and explores the origins and development of the alphabet.
Lettering Arts Centre, Snape Maltings, Snape, Suffolk IP17 1SP, UK

to 23 September 2018

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Aftermath Art in the Wake of World War One
The exhibition includes work by George Grosz, Otto Dix, Hannah Höch, André Masson, Pablo Picasso, Winifred Knights, Fernand Léger and
C R W  Nevinson.
Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG, UK

Above: Winifred Knights, The Deluge, 1920.

See ‘Futurist at the front’ on the Eye blog

to 23 September 2018

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Pho­to­g­ra­pher’s Name: Aenne Bier­mann
Museum Ludwig, Heinrich-Böll-Platz, 50667 Cologne, Germany

Above: Aenne Biermann, Porträt [Portrait], ca. 1929. Museum Ludwig, Cologne. Reproduction: Rheinisches Bildarchiv Köln/ Cologne.

to 30 September

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The Great British Seaside
National Maritime Museum, Royal Museums Greenwich, Romney Rd, London SE10 9NF, UK

Above: Martin Parr, Clacton on Sea Essex, 2017. © Martin Parr / Magnum Photos.

to 4 October 2018

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Visible Girls: Revisited
Touring 2017 — 2018
Hull Artlink, 7 July – 11 August 2017
Exeter Phoenix, 17 November – 21 December 2017
Norwich Arts Centre, 7 February – 14 March 2018
Bristol 3CA, 6 September – 4 October 2018

to 7 October 2018

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Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976-1986
The exhibition is curated by director Andrew Blauvelt and Jeanne and Ralph Graham Collections Fellow Steffi Duarte, with the generous assistance of Andrew Krivine.
Cranbrook Art Museum, 39221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48303-0801, US

Above: Installation photo by P. D. Rearick.

to 7 October 2018

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Paul Kooiker - Untitled (Nude)
FOMU - Fotomuseum, Waalsekaai 47, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

Above: Paul Kooiker, from the series ‘Sunday’, 2011.

to 7 October 2018

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Juegen Teller – Enjoy Your Life!
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Grüzenstrasse 44 + 45, CH-8400 Winterthur, Switzerland

Above: Juergen Teller, Enjoy Your Life! Junior, no. 74, 2017.

to 14 October 2018

Corita Kent

Corita Kent: Get With The Action
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, Lodge Hill Lane, Ditchling, East Sussex BN6 8SP, UK

See the ‘All you need is love: pictures, words and worship’ about Sister Corita Kent in Eye 35.

to 14 October 2018

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Shape of Light: 100 years of photography and abstract art
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, UK

See Rick Poynor’s Photo Critique ‘Enigmas of abstraction’.

Above: Aleksandr Rodchenko, Radio Tower Station 1929.

to 14 October 2018

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I Was Raised on the Internet
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, US

Above: Sophia Al-Maria, Installation view of Black Friday at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Photo: Ronald Amstutz.

to 28 October 2018

Bawden at Home
Edward Bawden CBE RA was educated at Friends’ School Saffron Walden and spent his last nineteen years living in the town at Park Lane. This exhibition includes more than 200 artworks and other items. The exhibition also forms part of the Royal Academy’s 250th anniversary celebrations. There will be an accompanying programme of events throughout the season.
The Fry Art Gallery, 19A Castle St, Saffron Walden, Essex CB10 1BD, UK

See ‘Bawden galore’ on the Eye blog.

to 28 October 2018

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Stanley Kubrick Photographs: Through a Different Lens
Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, US

Above: Stanley Kubrick, ‘Rosemary Williams, Show Girl’ for Look magazine, 1949. Courtesy of SK Film Archives / Museum of the City of New York.

to October 2018

Appetite Engineers—The New Machinery (2017)

The New Machinery
The first public showing of Martin Venezky’s Appetite Engineers’ ongoing series, The New Machinery. Showing in the pre-security area of the San Francisco International Airport, Venezky’s images are extended by their context, seeing the airport itself as ‘a gigantic machine’. 
San Francisco International Airport, Terminal 3, Departures Level, San Francisco, CA 94128, US

Above: An image from the The New Machinery series (2017) © Martin Venezky's Appetite Engineers.

to 4 November 2018

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John Vernon Lord: Illustrating Carroll and Joyce
An exhibition of John Vernon Lord’s pen and ink drawings for five books, including Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and James Joyce’s Finnegan’s Wake and Ulysses.
House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, King’s Cross, London N1C4BH, UK

Above: An illustration from Finnegans Wake © John Vernon Lord

 

to 11 November 2018

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London Nights
Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN, UK

Above: A group of ‘teddy boys’ outside a burger bar; 1962 © Henry Grant Collection / Museum of London.

to 6 January 2019

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Amsterdam, The Magic Centre: Art And Counter Culture 1967-1970
An exhibition surveying the artistic and social developments of the late Sixties, a period synonymous with protest and rebellion. The exhibition explores Amsterdam’s position as a ‘vibrant international hub and laboratory’ for transnational visual culture. 
Stedelijk Museum, 10 Museumplein, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Above: Cover of Gandalf, volume 6 1969/70, no 40. Photo: Studio Gandalf. Collection Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.

to 27 January 2019

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Fashioned From Nature
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

Above: Suit, Richard James, 1998, England. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

to January 2019

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Poster Girls
London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2E 7BB, UK

to 10 February 2019

LaRaza

La Raza
The exhibition examines the photography of the influential bilingual newspaper La Raza (1967-1977) and the alternative press of the Chicano Movement, positioning photography as an artistic medium and a powerful tool of social activism.
The Autry Museum in Griffith Park, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462, US

Above: Police in front of Lincoln High School, East L.A. c. 1970. La Raza Newspaper & Magazine Records. Coll. 1000. Courtesy of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center.

to 12 May 2019

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In Focus: Scottish Photography
City Art Centre, 2 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DE, UK

Above: Maud Sulter, Terpsichore, 1989. © Maud Sulter / The Estate of Maud Sulter (Photo: Street Level Photoworks).

to 31 December 2019

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

ongoing 2017-2019

Charles Demuth (1883‑1935), Buildings, Lancaster, 1930. Oil and graphite pencil on composition board, 24 1/8 × 20 1/8in. (61.3 × 51.1 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of an anonymous donor 58.63

Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1900–1960
Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014, US

Above: Charles Demuth (1883‑1935), Buildings, Lancaster, 1930. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

ongoing 2018-2019

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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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JULY 2018

21 July 2018 — 2 June 2019

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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.

21 July 2018

Still from The Horse, János Szikora and Gyula Pauer, 1983. Part of Infermental 3 (1983 – 1984). Courtesy: ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe.

Looking into the Camera: Amateur Films, Surveillance, and Video Art in Cold War Hungary
A screening of excerpts from Peter Forgács’s Picturesque Epochs (Private Hungary 18) and Gabor Bódy’s influential video art magazine Infermental 3. Comprised of family movies and underground experiments, these excerpts highlight the innovative ways in which Hungarian filmmakers utilised the camera during the Cold War period. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Peter Forgács and is staged in promotion with ‘Promote, Tolerate, Ban: Art and Culture in Cold War Hungary’, an exhibition on view at the Wende Museum of the Cold War from 20 May to 26 August 2018.
The Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049, US

Above: Still from The Horse, János Szikora and Gyula Pauer, 1983. Part of Infermental 3 (1983 – 1984). Courtesy: ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe.

28 July — 2 September 2018

Covers: Retracing Reggae Record Sleeves in London

Covers: Retracing Reggae Record Sleeves in London
UK Exhibition tour 2018
New Art Exchange, 39 – 41 Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 6BE, UK
Rough Trade Nottingham, 5 Broad Street Nottingham NG1 3AJ, UK

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AUGUST 2018

4 — 5 August 2018

Typetersburg
Two day conference.
Saint Petersburg, Russia

16 — 19 August 2018

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Letterheads 2018: London Calling
Letterheads 2018 will draw signwriters and lettering professionals from around the world. In addition, the event will include a free public exhibition, film screenings, demonstrations and lettering & typography tours.
Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London SE1, UK

31 August — 18 November 2018

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Robert Delaunay and the City of Light
One of the largest collections of Delaunay’s work in Switzerland shows his innovativeness in abstract art and focuses on themes of light and color. Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, CH–8001 Zurich, Switzerland

Above: Robert Delaunay, Formes Circulaires, Soleil, Lune, 1913.

31 August 2018 — 6 January 2019

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Do­ing the Doc­u­ment: Pho­to­graphs from Diane Ar­bus to Pi­et Zwart
The Barten­bach Do­na­tion
Museum Ludwig, Heinrich-Böll-Platz, 50667 Cologne, Germany

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SEPTEMBER 2018

1 September 2018 to 7 January 2019

Printing R-Evolution and Society, 1450-1500
Venice, Museo Correr – Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana

 

3 — 15 September 2018

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Peter Strain: TYPEface
The Coningsby Gallery, 30 Tottenham Street, London W1T 4RJ, UK

6 — 7 September 2018

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Reasons to: Design, Code, Create, Share & Think Differently
Brighton Dome, Church Street, Brighton BN1 1UE, UK

Tickets available here.

8 September — 14 October 2018

Covers: Retracing Reggae Record Sleeves in London

Covers: Retracing Reggae Record Sleeves in London
UK Exhibition tour 2018
Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield St, Wolverhampton, West Midlands
WV1 1DU, UK

8 September 2018 — 24 February 2019

Vox the Dog + Blizzard Games

Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL, UK

11 — 15 September 2018

ATypI 2018 Antwerp: Type Legacies
ATypeI’s annual conference brings together a community of designers, typographers, type designers and type enthusiasts to celebrate international typography. This year’s theme, ‘Type Legacies: honouring the heritage, designing type today’, reflects upon the ways in which traditional methods can inform and inspire contemporary practice. 
Arenberg Theatre, 28 Arenbergstraat, Antwerpen 2000, Belgium 

13 — 14 September 2018

17 — 22 September 2018

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Corn Shuk Mei Ho / The Black Series: Night Swims
An exhibition of illustrative work influenced by late night swimming.
The Coningsby Gallery, 30 Tottenham Street, London W1T 4RJ, UK

19 — 21 September 2018

Printing R-Evolution and Society 1450–1500
Fifty years that changed Europe
Palazzo Ducale, Sala dello Scrutinio
Venezia, Piazza San Marco

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OCTOBER 2018

1 October 2018 — 17 November 2018

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Anni Albers
A retrospective exhibition of Anni Albers’ (1899 - 1994) prints, accompanied by unseen archival material.
Alan Cristea Gallery, 43 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5JG, UK

Above: Anni Albers, Camino Real, 1967.

3 October 2018 — 6 January 2019

Metahaven, Still from Eurasia (Questions on Happiness), 2018. © Metahaven

Metahaven: Version History 
Co-commissioned and produced by the ICA, ‘Version History’ is a moving-image installation that centres around Metahaven’s latest work, Eurasia (Questions of Happiness). Incorporating features of science fiction, poetry, essays and folk tales, this work examines ‘neo-medieval interface politics’ and the political and cultural forces that destabilise concepts of objective reality. Eurasia will be shown alongside Metahaven’s recent films Information Skies and Hometown.
Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH, UK

Above: Metahaven, Still from Eurasia (Questions on Happiness), 2018. © Metahaven.

See: ‘Borderline’ in Eye 71.

11 October 2018

Vox Pop London

Typographic Voices: Empowerment
St. Bride Foundation, 14 St. Bride Lane, London, EC4Y 8EQ, UK

Tickets available here.

12 October 2018 — 17 March 2019

Josef Frank, Anakreon. Textile print for Svenkst Tenn, 1938 © Svenkst Tenn, Sweden.

Josef Frank
An exhibition of work by Austrian-born architect and designer Josef Frank. Spanning his work in the fields of architecture, urban planning, furniture and textile design; ‘Josef Frank’ investigates the designer’s defining contribution to concepts of postwar Nordic design. Curated by Sebastian Hackenschmidt and architect Hermann Czech, this exhibition is the largest overview of Josef Frank’s work produced to date.
Designmuseo, 23 Korkeavuorenkatu, 00130 Helsinki, Finland

Above: Josef Frank, Anakreon. Textile print for Svenkst Tenn, 1938 © Svenkst Tenn, Sweden.

13 October 2018 — 3 February 2019

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Alexan­der von Hum­boldt: Pho­tog­ra­phy and Le­ga­cy
Museum Ludwig, Heinrich-Böll-Platz, 50667 Cologne, Germany

Above: Paul de Rosti, Mexiko [Mexico](from the album Aufnahmen aus Mexiko und Venezuela 1857–1858 [Photographs from Mexico and Venezuela 1857–1858], gift to Alexander von Humboldt, 1858), 1857/1858. Albumin paper on cardboard. 28.9 x 40.4 cm. Museum Ludwig, Cologne. Reproduction: Rheinisches Bildarchiv Köln/ Cologne.

20 October 2018 — 10 February 2019

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25 Years! Shared Histories, Shared Stories
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Grüzenstrasse 44 + 45, CH-8400 Winterthur, Switzerland

Above: Aneta Grzeszykowska & Jan Smaga, from Acrobat Book, 2008.

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NOVEMBER 2018

8 November 2018

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Talk, Poster Girls: History under wraps
Part of a talk series as part of the ‘Poster Girls’ exhibition programme.
London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2E 7BB, UK

24 November 2018 — Spring 2019

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Municipal Art Acquisitions 2018: Freedom of Movement
‘Freedom of Movement’ is the theme for the Municipal Art Acquisitions 2018 exhibition. Bringing together 20 selected artists to explore notions of political agency within the field of time-based media – through film, video, performance, dance, theatre, new media, sound and internet art.
Stedelijk Museum, 10 Museumplein, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Above: Basit Mahmood, Monument of Arrival and Return, 2016. Video installation, 9:36 minutes, courtesy the artist.

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JANUARY 2019