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THE EDIT

WHAT’S ON IN LONDON

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AUTUMN / WINTER 2018


SHAPE OF LIGHT100 YEARS OF PHOTOGRAPHY AND ABSTRACT ART

TATE MODERN

Until 14 October 2018

This is the first major exhibition to explore the relationship between the two, spanning the century from the 1910s to the present day. It brings to life the innovation and originality of photographers over this period, and shows how they responded and contributed to the development of abstraction. 

Bankside; London, SE1; United Kingdom
www.tate.org.uk


HOME FUTURES

DESIGN MUSEUM
7 November 2018 – 24 March 2019

Explore today’s home through the prism of yesterday’s imagination. Are we living in the way that pioneering architects and designers throughout the 20th century predicted, or has our idea of home proved resistant to real change?

224-238 Kensington High St, Kensington, London W8 6AG
designmuseum.org


VIDEOGAMES: DESIGN/PLAY/DISRUPT

V & A

Until 24 February 2019

This exhibition provides a unique insight into the design process behind a selection of ground-breaking contemporary videogames. Design work, including concept art and prototypes, feature alongside large-scale immersive installations and interactives.

Cromwell Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW7 2RL

www.vam.ac.uk

 

RADICAL RESIDENCY II 

UNIT 1 GALLERY | WORKSHOP

Exhibition dates: 23 – 29 October 2018 

This dynamic and innovative opportunity provides 10 artists from across the world with a communal studio space for 4 weeks, culminating in a group exhibition featuring works created on the premises. For the second Radical Residency 10 places have been awarded to a multi-disciplined group of artists from 5 different countries and with an age range of almost 40 years. 

1 Bard Road, London W10 6TP

www.unit1gallery-workshop.com


RENZO PIANO: THE ART OF MAKING BUILDINGS

ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS

Until 20 January 2019

From The Shard in London to the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the buildings of Renzo Piano have enriched cities across the globe. The RA reveals the vision and invention behind his pioneering work, showing how architecture can touch the human spirit.

Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 0BD

www.royalacademy.org.uk





BLACK MIRROR: ART AS SOCIAL SATIRE, 

SAATCHI GALLERY

Until 13 January 2019

Reflect on the murky truths of modern life as the Saatchi Gallery showcases the satirical impact of art. Black Mirror is a major new exhibition bringing together works from 26 contemporary artists in order to interrogate the relationship between political unrest and creativity.

Duke of York's HQ, King's Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 4RY

www.saatchigallery.com


YAYOI KUSAMA EXHIBITION

VICTORIA MIRO

3 October - 21 December 2018

This exhibition features new paintings, painted bronze pumpkin and flower sculptures and a large-scale Infinity Mirrored Room created for this presentation. This is Yayoi Kusama’s outstanding twelfth exhibition at the gallery. 

Victoria Miro, 16 Wharf Road, London N1 7RW

www.victoria-miro.com


SPACE SHIFTERS

HAYWARD GALLERY

Until 6 January 2018

Bringing together sculptures and installations that explore perception and space, the exhibition features 20 artists and spanning a period of roughly 50 years, including minimalist sculpture from the 1960s and recent works that extend the legacy of this ‘optical’ minimalism in different ways.

Southbank Centre, 337-338 Belvedere Rd, London SE1 8XX

www.southbankcentre.co.uk/venues/hayward-gallery


MICHAEL JACKSON: ON THE WALL

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY 

Until 21 October 2018

This landmark exhibition explores the influence of Michael Jackson on some of the leading names in contemporary art, spanning several generations of artists across all media. Curated by Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery, our summer exhibition has opened to coincide with what would have been Michael Jackson’s 60th birthday (on 29 August 2018).

St. Martin's Pl, London WC2H 0HE

www.npg.org.uk


LONDON NIGHTS
MUSEUM OF LONDON

Until 11 November 2019

A dramatic, nocturnal study of the city that fuses portraiture, documentary, conceptual photography and film, revealing the capital at night. Over 200 works by 60 photographers are displayed, ranging from the late 19th century to the present day, some never seen before. 

Museum of London, 150 London Wall, EC2Y 5HN

www.museumoflondon.org.uk


IMAGES: DESIGN MUSEUM, V & A, VICTORIA MIRO AND NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY.