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SOTHEBY'S S|2 GALLERY LONDON

31 St. George Street, W1S 25J
020 7293 5502

www.sothebys.com/S2
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Weekdays 10-6, admission free

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SIGNALS
Apr 20 - Jul 13, 2018
From 20 April to 29 June S|2 London will present an exhibition in the spirit of Signals London. Between 1964 and 1966, Signals brought together a network of Latin American, European, Asian, and North American artists. The history of Signals as a creative platform for experimental international art has rarely been told and holds just as
much relevance today as it did during the early 1960s in London.

HOUSE OF THE SLEEPING BEAUTIES
Feb 14 - Mar 28, 2019
From 14 February to 28 March, S│2 London will present House of the Sleeping Beauties; an exhibition touching upon the concepts of the erotic, the body, surrealism, performance and theatricality in art from the 19th century to present day. The exhibition will be accompanied by a reprint of Yasunari Kawabata’s 1961 novella of the same name. Artists such as Francis Picabia, Joseph Cornell and Marcel Duchamp will be exhibited alongside artists of the sixties and seventies such as Renate Bertlmann, ULAY, Natalia LL to artists such as Keith Vaughan, Wally Hedrick, John Tweddle, and Kurt Seligmann who have remained on the edges of mainstream art history to contemporary artists such as Issy Wood, Lili Dujourie and Diane Kotila that are re-interpreting these themes today. Diverse in both geographical and temporal terms, the works of the artists in the exhibition exist in a state of open-endedness, coaxing discreet visual connections at all times, bleeding from the corporeal reality to the unconscious dream-state.

Click to enlargeFLÁVIO DE CARVALHO
Apr 11 - May 24, 2019
This April, S│2 London will present the first UK exhibition of the influential Brazilian artist Flávio de Carvalho. Born in Rio de Janeiro in 1899, Flávio de Carvalho was a painter, sculptor, scenographer, dress designer, journalist, writer and playwright. A veritable polymath, Carvalho used his many talents and eccentric, irreverent forms of expressions to shock the bourgeoisie.

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