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UNION GALLERY

94 Teesdale Street, Bethnal Green, E2 6PU
020 8281 4448

www.union-gallery.com
sales@uniongallery.com

Thur-Sat 12-6 & by appt

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EXHIBITIONS TBA
May 1 - Jul 1, 2021

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VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM

Cromwell Rd, SW7 2RL
020 7942 2000

www.vam.ac.uk
vanda@vam.ac.uk

Thur–Sun 11–7. Pre-book timed entry tickets online

undergroundS. Kensington / Bus C1, 14, 74, 414



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Click to enlargeBAGS : INSIDE OUT
Dec 12, 2020 - Jan 16, 2022
From rucksacks to despatch boxes, Birkin bags to Louis Vuitton luggage, Bags: Inside Out will explore the style, function, design, and craftsmanship of the ultimate accessory.

ALICE: CURIOUSER AND CURIOUSER
May 22 - Jul 1, 2021
Exploring its origins, adaptations and reinventions over 158 years, Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser will offer an immersive and mind-bending trip down the rabbit hole, exploring the cultural impact of Alice in Wonderland across film, performance, fashion, art, music and photography. It charts the evolution of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland from manuscript to a global phenomenon beloved by all ages.

EPIC IRAN
May 29 - Jul 1, 2021
Exploring 5,000 years of art, design and culture, Epic Iran will shine a light on one of the greatest historic civilisations, its journey into the 21st century and its monumental artistic achievements, which remain unknown to many.

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WADDINGTON CUSTOT

11 Cork St, W1S 3LT
020 7851 2200

www.waddingtoncustot.com
mail@waddingtoncustot.com

Mon-Fri 10-6

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PAUL FEELEY: SPACE STANDS STILL
Apr 12 - Jun 6, 2021
Waddington Custot is pleased to present Paul Feeley: Space Stands Still, the first solo exhibition of Feeley’s work in the UK for over 50 years. The exhibition shines a light on this significant but relatively overlooked artist who worked with Clement Greenberg and played a pivotal role in the careers of many seminal abstract artists, including Helen Frankenthaler.
 
This exhibition charts the development of Feeley’s abstraction over the course of his brief but prolific career, presenting pieces from the 1950s through to those created just before his untimely death in 1966 at the age of 55. Works by Feeley, including oil on canvas paintings and three-dimensional sculptures in wood, are shown in the UK for the first time. The works are characterised by Feeley’s distinctive approach to symmetry and pattern through curving shapes in vibrant colours. The central forms and repeated motifs, often in symmetrical clusters, are reminiscent of vertebrae and teeth, molecular structures or jacks.

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WATERMANS ART CENTRE

40 High St, Brentford, TW8 0DS
020 8232 1019

www.watermans.org.uk

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Click to enlargeANNA JOCHYMEK : CROWD CRYSTAL
Jan 14 - Jun 13, 2021
Crowd Crystal is a performative video project that explores the concept of the 'Space of Fear' where viewers follow a female inline skating soldier. Curated by Klio Krajewska.
Through her performative action - that took place in London between 2017 and 2019 in the aftermath of the Brexit referendum vote - Anna Jochymek explores the concept she developed and named the ‘space of fear.’ She came up with this concept because she felt that there is a lack of terminology to express her personal experience of the dynamic of ongoing socio-cultural transformation. The project is driven by a need to speak up about the issue of limitation of perspectives, its relationship to power and how it affects the social atmosphere of our time.
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MICHAEL WERNER GALLERY

22 Upper Brook Street, W1K 7PZ
020 7495 6855

www.michaelwerner.com
london@michaelwerner.com

Tue-Fri 10-6

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Click to enlarge'MARKUS LÜPERTZ: RECENT PAINTINGS'
Opening 13th April 2021

JAMES LEE BYARS: THE MILKY WAY AND THE STAR MAN
Opening 21 May 2021

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WHITE CUBE BERMONDSEY

144-152 Bermondsey Street, SE1 3TQ
020 7930 5373

www.whitecube.com
enquiries@whitecube.com

Tue-Sat 10-4. Advance booking is required.

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TAKIS
May 12 - Jun 26, 2021
Born Panagiotis Vassilakis in Athens in 1925, Takis took art into realms previously the domain of physicists and engineers. Organised in close collaboration with the artist’s estate, this exhibition, the first in Europe following his death in 2019, features key works from his private collection. Including important examples from his best-known series from the 1950s to the 2000s, the selection reflects Takis’ lifelong exploration of invisible energies as a ‘fourth dimension’ in art. Marcel Duchamp famously dubbed him the ‘ploughman of magnetic fields’, and this presentation highlights the many profound and poetic innovations of this singular, self-described ‘intuitive scientist’.
 
The exhibition features works made throughout Takis’ long career, starting with early bronze sculptures of the 1950s inspired by ancient Cycladic figurines; then his breakthrough ‘Magnetrons’ of the 1960s that use magnetism to suspend objects in space; and a number of 1980s sculptures, including a large, outdoor ‘Aeolian’ that rotates in the wind and a bronze, body-cast ‘Erotic’ that explores ‘magnetic’ attraction between humans. Later works of the 1990s include the reconfigurable, monochrome ‘Magnetic Wall – The 4th Dimension’ paintings, which use the invisible forces connecting magnets and iron wires to create an infinite number of compositions on the surface of the canvas.

BRONWYN KATZ
May 12 - Jun 26, 2021
White Cube is pleased to present an exhibition of new works by South African artist Bronwyn Katz titled ‘I turn myself into a star and visit my loved ones in the sky’. Her first solo show in London, it includes ten new sculptures that deal with materiality, narrative and social history and address how each of these are intrinsically interconnected.
 
Developing her thinking around ‘earth matter: its origins [and] relationship to the celestial’, the title of the exhibition affirms the continuity and transmutability of bodies, qualities which cannot be contained nor controlled. A focus on social identity, and the relationship this has to language and ancestry, is a key theme that runs throughout the exhibition. However, employing subtle acts of resistance in her work, Katz also draws attention to the resonance of place, social constructs and artificial distinctions: ‘There are places that have previously felt important to me because they are the places where most of my known ancestors lived and were buried, but now understanding that I have ancestors as old as time, no specific place holds more importance than another.’ For Katz, the earth cannot be delineated; it cannot be divided into parts by boundaries or borders, for as she states: ‘the soil from here remembers the soil from there’.

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WHITE CUBE MASON'S YARD

25-26 Mason's Yard, SW1Y 6BU
020 7930 5373

www.whitecube.com
enquiries@whitecube.com

Tue-Sat 10-4. Advance booking is required.

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JULIE CURTISS: MONADS AND DYADS
May 14 - Jun 26, 2021
White Cube is pleased to present ‘Monads and Dyads’, Julie Curtiss’ first exhibition in London, featuring new paintings, works on paper and sculptures. Curtiss’ paintings are carefully composed, framed and cropped with a cinematographic instinct for arresting image and a keen eye for the absurdities of everyday life. With their saturated colour, crisp detail, and scenarios which are at once banal and bizarre, they have a dreamlike quality.
 
Curtiss’ visual language draws on a history of figuration that includes 18th- and 19th-century French painting, as well as the Chicago Imagists and the ‘pop’ imagery of comic books, manga and illustration. Through the use of unexpected juxtapositions of subject with object, of the seen and the implied, and exaggerated cartoon-like forms, her paintings are infused with a direct and deadpan humour, revealing the uncanny within the familiar and the grotesque and surreal undertones of human characteristics and behaviour. Known for her surrealist re-workings of archetypes of femininity, in this new body of work the artist expands from the intimate and subjective to broader themes of the individual and society.

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WIMBLEDON SPACE

Wimbledon College of Arts, Merton Hall Road, SW19 3QA
020 7514 9705

www.arts.ac.uk/wimbledon
wimbledonspace@wimbledon.arts.ac.uk

Mon-Fri 10-5 (closed Bank Hols)

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EXHIBITIONS TBA
May 1 - Jul 1, 2021

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YAMAMOTO KEIKO ROCHAIX

19 Goulston Street, E1 7TP
020 7247 1167

www.yamamotokeiko.com
news@yamamotokeiko.com

Wed-Sat 12-6 during exhibitions.

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MAGDA STAWARSKA-BEAVAN: SPACES AND MOMENTS
Sep 25, 2020 - May 15, 2021 FINAL WEEK
In her London debut solo show 'Spaces and Moments', Stawarska-Beavan investigates the collective lost memory with video/sound installations and various paper works. Shadows and traces haunting a once-great industrial city are vehicles for Stawarska-Beavan to reconstruct possible present-day perception of what is now gone.
 
Through a process of listening to first-hand accounts of Polish Jewish women’s lives, days spent walking the streets of Lodz in her native Poland and hours of perusing through street plans, maps and architectural drawings in the archive, Magda Stawarska-Beavan has embarked upon a project which allows us to glimpse the traces of lives obliterated, songs unheard, clothes unmade and fabulous buildings replaced by busy parking lots and scruffy children’s parks. What have the natives leave to share about the city, and what can a stranger hear and see more clearly because of unfamiliarity?
 
Her desire to help audience remember what has been lost or forgotten has driven the artist to create the exhibition, quiet in appearance, but daring in concept. This desire is lined with tender affection: the artist painstakingly unfolds the city’s hidden narratives by tracing its history with much care, always with deeply felt connection with the subjects. This sense of connection, of roots, or belonging, is what makes this show feel unambiguously humane.
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Click to enlargeCHESNEY/HIMID/STAWARSKA-BEAVAN: INVISIBLE NARRATIVES2
May 22 - Jun 19, 2021
Private view Sat May 22 1am - 7pm
Yamamoto Keiko Rochaix is pleased to announce the book launch for ‘Invisible Narratives’ and an exhibition ‘Invisible Narratives2’ both of which explore the work of three artists, Rebecca Chesney, Lubaina Himid and Magda Stawarska-Beavan who consider the poetic investigation of place, space and time, through painting, sound installation and place-based research.
 
All three artists use their work to uncover the hidden, understand a place as it is experienced by those who know it well, and remember apparently unknown histories. The investigation is made all the more intricate as each artist brings in her sensibility and layers to the infinitely-intertwined picture.
 
Some of the questions being asked include; when places are on the edge of time and memory, how can we see what is there and talk about what appears not to be there, while there are issues no one wants to acknowledge. Or how can we examine trauma by picturing the sublime; can incomprehensible events and dilemmas eventually provide openings for new political formations. Listening also comes into play; for some people sounds are familiar because they are heard every day, for others they seem familiar but at the same time unknown.

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ZABLUDOWICZ COLLECTION

176 Prince of Wales Rd, NW5 3PT
020 7428 8940

www.zabludowiczcollection.com
info@zabludowiczcollection.com

Thur-Sun 12-6 & by appt. during exhibitions. By appt. at all other times.

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Click to enlargeTRULEE HALL
Oct 8, 2020 - Jun 13, 2021
Debuting her newly commissioned project alongside works from the Collection and a number of videos, paintings and sculptures, the exhibition presents work made over the past two years.
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INVITES: TAL REGEV
May 20 - Jun 27, 2021
Zabludowicz Collection is delighted to present an exhibition of paintings by Tal Regev. Primarily depicting the human figure, Regev creates luminous and ethereal spaces on the surface of her canvases. Bodies and objects oscillate in mysterious territories conjured from light washes of colour, often threatening to slip from a viewer’s grasp completely.

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DAVID ZWIRNER

24 Grafton Street, W1S 4EZ
020 3538 3165

www.davidzwirner.com
london@davidzwiner.com

Open by appt - book your slot: www.davidzwirner.com/appointments-london

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FRANK WALTER
Apr 15 - May 22, 2021
Art is a festival in which a narrative is told.
It makes its drama constantly; and speaks
In human flesh, the actor ever bold,
On canvas, wood or paper, an audience it seeks.
 
—Frank Walter, from the poem ‘What Art Is’
 
David Zwirner is pleased to present an exhibition of work by Antiguan artist, writer, and polymath Frank Walter (1926–2009) at the gallery’s London location. Organised in collaboration with the artist’s family, the exhibition will mark the first solo presentation of Walter’s work in London. Building upon his recent, celebrated retrospective at the Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, the presentation will showcase the immense depth of Walter’s intellect and creativity and his prolific artistic output. It will include several works that have never been exhibited before.

LUC TUYMANS : MONKEY BUSINESS
Apr 15 - May 22, 2021
David Zwirner is pleased to announce Luc Tuymans: Monkey Business, a presentation of new works on paper and an animation by the Belgian artist on view in The Upper Room at the gallery’s London location. This follows on an eponymous presentation of recent works on David Zwirner Online, organized on the occasion of FIAC 2021.

BRIDGET RILEY : PAST INTO PRESENT
Jun 3 - Jul 31, 2021
David Zwirner is pleased to present paintings by renowned British artist Bridget Riley (b. 1931) at the gallery’s London location. The exhibition will feature new works from Riley’s current series Measure to Measure and Intervals. Viewed together, these works underscore both the consistency of Riley’s decades-long investigation of colour and form and her relentless experimentation with perception.

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