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During the 1930s, Dora Maar’s photomontages became celebrated icons of surrealism. Her eye for the unusual also translated to her commercial photography, including fashion and advertising, as well as to her social documentary projects. In Europe’s increasingly fraught political climate, Maar signed her name to numerous left-wing manifestos – a radical gesture for a woman […]
A major exhibition exploring the non-stop nature of modern lives. Curated by Somerset House and Sarah Cook, the exhibition takes visitors on a journey from the cold light of the moon to the fading warmth of the sunset through a series of interactive installations and interrogations of 24/7 life. The exhibition is inspired by the book of the same title by art critic and essayist Jonathan Crary (Verso, 2013).
Instituto Cervantes in London has organised a commemorative programme which pays tribute to the Spanish Republican exiles on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. The programme is entitled “Skies so unlike their own: a celebration of Spanish exile in the UK, 1939” and will feature conferences, round tables, […]
Eco-Visionaries is an exhibition composed of film, installation, architectural models and photography that reflects on how architecture art and design are reacting to a rapidly changing world, beyond mainstream notions of sustainability.
The Spanish artist Enrique Brinkmann and the Uruguayan Verónica Vázquez will showcase their works at the rosenfeld porcini Gallery in London, which collaborates with Piero Atchugarry Gallery in this exhibition. The intense responses which the artworks of both Enrique Brinkmann and Verónica Vázquez conjure up in us relate to one of the principle dilemmas which […]
Major advances in ceramics engineering and craftsmanship have opened new routes for innovation, triggering the re-emergence of ceramics as a sensory and culturally inspiring material in architecture. The Building Centre celebrates the resurgence of ceramics in contemporary architecture, bringing together the designers, artists, manufacturers and ceramicists working on ground-breaking projects in this versatile material. Ceramic […]