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A River Runs Through It at the Oxo Gallery

Tom Cox (tomcoxstudio.com), one of London’s foremost young art curators, will be exhibiting his latest work, along with: LoveJordan, the much sought-after duo who caused quite a stir with their sell-out shows in London and New York. (LoveJordan.net) Susan Bunn, shortlisted for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. (Susanbunn.co.uk) Michael Wallner, a former television producer who …

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Nicholas Pope at The Sunday Painter: ‘sins and virtues’

The Sunday Painter is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of British artist Nicholas Pope (b. 1949). Opening on 15 September 2018, the exhibition will include the first London showing of the artist’s large-scale installation, The Conundrum of the Chalices of the Seven Deadly Sins and Seven Virtues, as well as a number of drawings …

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The Strange Parade: Textile Art by Emmanuel Bathellier

The gentrification of London is a mixed blessing. As house prices soar and neighbourhoods change, often something beautiful emerges. SEEN has the good fortune to live in Nunhead, an area designated as a ‘London Village’ by Boris Johnson when he was the Mayor. So now we have a deli, beer shop, a wine bar specialising …

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Jacket Required Presents Kill Me Now

Stop what you’re doing and check out what’s going on at Old Truman Brewery tomorrow, art lovers. Pop Artist and Psychedelic Illustrator Luke McLean continues to evolve as a creative force. With work featured on everything from album sleeves, to fashion, homeware and even beer bottles – McLean has amassed a diverse range of international …

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London in Flux: A Drawing Workshop led by Alexandra Blum

One of London’s most talented artists and SEEN fave, Alexandra Blum invites you – whatever your level of experience – to a new drawing workshop focussing on the fascinating Thames Barrier area, on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th August 2018 from10.30am – 4.30pm. In the current heatwave (set to continue) this is undoubtedly the place …

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Robert Adam: Thirst for Hirst

If you’re near Grafton Street, pop in and have a look at the Summerscapes Exhibition, on until the 29th July at D-Contemporary. Robert Adam will be exhibiting 4 works including the above Thirst for Hirst, (meretricious). Often SEEN finds the titles of paintings as enlightening as the images themselves and it’s refreshing to view works …

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Yayoi Kusama at Victoria Miro

Victoria Miro is delighted to announce a major exhibition of new work by Yayoi Kusama. Taking place across the Wharf Road galleries and waterside garden, the exhibition will feature new paintings, including works from the iconic My Eternal Soul series, painted bronze pumpkin and flower sculptures, and a large-scale Infinity Mirror Room, created for this …

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Pigeon Power: Fly By Night London – Duke Riley

Fly By Night London by American artist Duke Riley will begin tonight as part of 1418 Now, LIFT Festival and the Greenwich & Docklands International Festival. Riley has created a breathtaking performance over the River Thames, with 1500 beautiful homing pigeons that he’s been training over three months. Each of the birds wears an LED …

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Photography On a Postcard at Photo London

Can there be any more perfect size for an artwork than a postcard? SEEN certainly thinks there’s a perfection to the format. With works from Bruce Gilden, Mark Power, David Hoffman, Dougie Wallace, Maggie Taylor, Karine Laval, Nick Brandt, Alison Jackson, David Titlow and Laura Pannack, there was sure to be something to entice everyone …

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We are the readers and now so are you

SEEN is always intrigued by new venues for art exhibition. Matt Tate and his fellow students at the RCA Visual Communication course did just this at Tenderbooks. This happy marriage of art and the written word serves to illustrate (pun intended) how effectively different non-gallery spaces can enrich the culture of the city. Readings took …