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Type Tuesday
Eye’s final Type Tuesday of 2019, with Kirsty Carter and Emma Thomas from A Practice for Everyday Life (Apfel), Melanie Mues and Elizabeth Glickfield.
St Bride Library, 14 Bride Lane, London EC4Y 8EQ, UK

DON’T MISS

21 November 2019

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The Rodina: When the Work is Done
Opening of a new exhibition by The Rodina (Tereza and Vit Ruller). The Rodina invents ways in which experience, knowledge and relations are produced and preserved. In their work, Tereza and Vit often explore and investigate theoretical framework around Body presence, Labour, Surface, and Action.
A—Z, Torstr. 93, 10119 Berlin-Mitte, Germany

22 November 2019—18 January 2020

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Leo Villareal
Pace Gallery, 6 Burlington Gardens, London W1S 3ET, UK

22 November — 26 November 2019

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Graphic Design Festival Scotland
GDFS is a programme of workshops, talks, discussions, exhibitions, music and public artwork, that aims to promote the best of international graphic design and visual communication. In addition, the festival also hosts an International Poster Competition, judged by an international jury. 
The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3NY, UK
City of Glasgow College, 190 Cathedral Street, Glasgow G4 0RF, UK

Tickets are available here

23 November 2019 — 19 April 2010

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Cars: Accelerating the Modern World’.

The Sainsbury Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road London SW7 2RL, UK

An exhibition that looks at the way the car has revolutionised manufacturing, transformed how we move, forever changing our cities, environment and economies.

to 24 November 2019

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Design Manchester 2019: Smart Thinking, Thinking Smart

Manchester’s seventh annual festival of design – with conference, exhibitions, debate, workshops, talks, movies, parties and much more. Speakers include: Paula Scher (Pentagram), Cosey Fanni Tutti (in conversation with writer Jon Savage), Daljit Singh (ANNA), Neil Hubbard (Heatherwick Studio), Hansje van Halem, Clive Russell & Charlie Waterhouse (Extinction Rebellion), Harris Elliott, Pfadfinderei (Moderat).
Various locations across Manchester, UK

to 24 November 2019

Rock Paper Pixel Exhibition_The Lettering Arts Trust

Rock Paper Pixel
This exhibition will bring together an eclectic and diverse selection of artists and designers who all demonstrate that they are willing to try something new. In doing so, the exhibition sets up a dialogue between the different lettering disciplines encouraging the visitor (and the participants) to consider how the cross-pollination of ideas can benefit the continuing development of lettering and design.
The Lettering Arts Centre, Snape Maltings, Snape, Suffolk IP17 1SP, UK

See ‘From stone to screen’, by curator Mark Noad, on the Eye blog.

to 24 November 2019

Halleluja. Corinna Krebber © Corinna Krebber

Express Scripture
An exhibition with works by Corinna Krebber, Daniel Ben Hur and Barbara Fahrner.
Klingspor Museum, Herrnstraße 80, 63065 Offenbach am Main, Germany

Above: Halleluja. Corinna Krebber © Corinna Krebber

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ONGOING

1 November — 1 December 2019

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Bona Pop
Daniel Edwards and Ladypat – two contemporary gay artists who draw inspiration from popular culture. Curated by DuoVision.
Free admission, 12 noon – 4pm daily
The Gallery, 41 Stanhope Street, Liverpool L8 5RE, UK

to 1 December 2019

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Artist Rooms: Diane Arbus
Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum, Royal Pump Rooms, The Parade, Leamington Spa CV32 4AA, UK

Above: ARTIST ROOMS: Diane Arbus, The Burton by Bideford, 2018.

to 9 December 2019

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Prix Pictet 2019: Hope
The world’s leading prize for photography and sustainability.
The Porter Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

Admission free. Opening Hours: Daily 10.00—17.45; Friday: 10.00—22.00

Above: Robin Rhode, Principle of Hope, 2017.

to 12 December 2019

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One Hundred Years with Hermann and Gudrun Zapf
An exhibition commemorating the 100th anniversary of two great artists: Hermann Zapf and Gudrun Zapf von Hesse. Gudrun Zapf created typographies of world recognition, such as Diotima, Smaragd, Ariadne, Nofret, Shakespeare, Carmina, Alcuin and Christiania. 
Escola Llotja Sant Andreu, Carrer del Pare Manyanet 40, Barcelona 08027, Spain

to 31 December 2019

PRIDE: Photographs of Stonewall and Beyond by Fred W. McDarrah
Staged to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, this exhibition displays a selection of images captured by Fred W. McDarrah. McDarrah’s photographs include images of the initial Stonewall uprising, portraits of significant figures in the LGBTQ rights movement, and photographs of pride marches, protests, and public events.
Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue 103rd St, New York, NY 10029, US

to 31 December 2019

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Poster Stories
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Ausstellungsstrasse 60, 8031 Zurich, Switzerland

ongoing 2019

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Scenes from the Collection
The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St, New York, NY 10128, US

Above: Mel Bochner, The Joys of Yiddish, 2012. Courtesy: The Jewish Museum, New York.

to January 2020

Fabian Muir, The Hands that Rock the Cradle, North Korea

Portrait of Humanity
A touring exhibition featuring the 50 winners of the Portrait of Humanity award, a global photography award established by 1854 Media and Magnum Photos. 

September 2019
Organ Vida International Photography Festival, Zagreb, Croatia

October – November 2019
LagosPhoto Festival, Lagos, Nigeria

November 2019
National Centre For Photography, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

November 2019 – January 2020
Louisiana State Museum as part of PhotoNOLA Festival, New Orleans, US

Above: Fabian Muir, The Hands that Rock the Cradle, North Korea. 

to 4 January 2020

Charles Burns, Ghouls' Night Out, The New Yorker, 1994

Charles Burns
A monographic exhibition of the American cartoonist Charles Burns.
Pavillon Blanc Henri Molina Médiathèque | Centre d’art de Colomiers, 4 Place Alex Raymond, 31770 Colomiers, France

Above: Charles Burns, ‘Ghouls’ Night Out’, The New Yorker, 1994.

to 5 January 2020

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Baptized By Beefcake: The Golden Age of Hand-Painted Movie Posters from Ghana
An exhibition of works from the ‘Golden Age’ of Ghanaian hand-painted film posters, a period that began with the country’s adoption of the VHS tape in the mid-1980s. This exhibition is curated by Angelina Lippert. 
Poster House, 119 W. 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011, US

Above: Sowwy, Coming to America, 1990.

to 5 January 2020

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Olafur Eliasson: In real life
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, UK

Above: Olafur Eliasson, Your uncertain shadow (colour), 2010. Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Collection, Vienna © Olafur Eliasson.

to 5 January 2020

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Three Years Later: The 2017 Women’s March & Where We Are Today
A showcase of works from the Women’s March held on January 21, 2017, in cities across the United States that brought together people of all types for a demonstration in response to the election of President Donald J. Trump. This exhibition will present a full spectrum of voices, sometimes conflicting, which discuss to the many challenges facing Americans today.
Poster House, 119 W. 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011, US

Above: Designer unknown, Poster from the 2017 Women’s March in Boston, MA, 2017.

to 5 January 2020

Schaukelwagen (“Rocking Car”), design: Hans Brockhage, manufacturer: Siegfried Lenz, Berggießhübel bei Pirna, 1950

Shaping Everyday Life: Bauhaus Modernism in the GDR
An exhibition that maps the interaction between political developments in the GDR and shifting attitudes to Bauhaus design within its tightly guarded borders. Through household goods, printed matter, architecture and urban planning, the curators assess the application of a functional design ideology east of the wall. 
Dokumentationszentrum Alltagskultur der DDR, Erich-Weinert-Allee 3
15890 Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany

to 12 January 2020

Anna Maria Maiolino,  IN-OUT (Antropofagia) (detail), da série Fotopoemaçào. 1973–2000. Courtesy the artist and Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan

Anna Maria Maiolino: Making Love Revolutionary
The first UK retrospective of Anna Maria Maiolino, one of the most pioneering artists working in Brazil today. ‘Making Love Revolutionary’ includes 150 works, many never exhibited in the UK before. 
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX, UK

Above: Anna Maria Maiolino,  IN-OUT (Antropofagia) (detail), da série Fotopoemaçào. 1973–2000. Courtesy the artist and Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan. 

to 19 January 2020

Day of the Heroic Guerilla, 1968 © Helena Serrano, OSPAAAL, The Mike Stanfield Collection

Designed in Cuba: Cold War Graphics
An exhibition of graphic design from Cuba’s ‘golden age’. It brings together 100 posters and 70 magazines distributed across the globe by OSPAAAL: Fidel Castro’s Organisation of Solidarity of the People of Asia, Africa and Latin America, an organisation founded to promote cooperation between socialist countries and liberation movements.
House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, Kings Cross, London N1C 4BH, UK

AboveDay of the Heroic Guerilla, 1968 © Helena Serrano, OSPAAAL, The Mike Stanfield Collection

to 19 Jan 2020

Erna Schmidt-Caroll, Chansonette (Singer), c.1928 © Estate Erna Schmidt-Caroll.

Into the Night: Cabarets & Clubs in Modern Art
An exhibition that explores the history of cabarets, cafés and clubs in modern art across the world, from London to New York, Paris, Mexico City, Berlin, Vienna, and Ibadan. ‘Into the Night’ features over 200 works of art, many rarely seen in the UK, as well as life-size recreations of avant-garde spaces.
Barbican Art Gallery, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS, UK

Above: Erna Schmidt-Caroll, Chansonette (Singer), c.1928 © Estate Erna Schmidt-Caroll.

to 19 January 2020

Kiki Smith, Cathedral , 2012. Jacquard tapestry © Kiki Smith

Kiki Smith: I am a Wanderer
The first solo show of German-born American Kiki Smith in the UK for nearly 25 years, this exhibition focuses on three distinctive areas of Smith’s practice: small sculptures, printmaking, and her intricate Jacquard tapestries.
Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke St, Oxford, OX1 1BP

Above: Kiki Smith, Cathedral, 2012 © Kiki Smith. 

to 20 January 2020

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Joost Swarte everywhere
Kunstal, Museumpark, Westzeedijk 341, 3015 AA Rotterdam, Netherlands

Above: Love Stories, cover for The New Yorker, 2014. © Joost Swarte.

to 20 January 2020

A visitor experiences Curiosity Cloud designed by mischer’traxler studio. Photo by Thomas Loof.

Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial
This exhibition, co-organized with Cube design museum, presents the work of 62 international design teams. Collaborations involve scientists, engineers, advocates for social and environmental justice, artists, and philosophers.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2 East 91st Street, New York NY 10128, US

Above: A visitor experiences Curiosity Cloud designed by mischer’traxler studio. Photo by Thomas Loof.

to 25 January 2020

Richard Quinn’s, floral chair and living mannequin. London, 2016 © Tim Walker studio

Tim Walker: Wonderful People
‘Wonderful People’ will celebrate Tim Walker’s portraiture, and will run alongside the Victoria & Albert Museum’s solo retrospective. This show will be the first private gallery exhibition of Tim Walker’s photography, which has graced the pages of magazines around the world for more than 15 years.
Michael Hoppen Gallery, 3 Jubilee Place, London SW3 3TD, UK

Above: Tim Walker, Richard Quinn’s floral chair and living mannequin, 2016 © Tim Walker studio. 

to 1 February 2020

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Heartfield: One Man’s War
Revisiting the father of photomontage, John Heartfield. 33 of Heartfield's scathingly satirical artworks are shown alongside a fascinating collection of historic artefacts.
Four Corners, Ground Floor, 121 Roman Rd, Globe Town, London E2 0QN

See ‘Scissor Action’, John L. Walters’ review of John Heartfield: Laughter is a Devastating Weapon in Eye 91. 

Above: John Heartfield, The Hand Has Five Fingers, 1928

to 2 February 2020

Cuban Poster: Cinema and Revolution

Cuban Posters: Cinema and Revolution
60 years after the Cuban revolution, ‘Cuban Posters’ surveys what has retrospectively been labelled the ‘golden age’ of the Cuban poster. Drawing from their own collection of 1960s and 70s Cuban posters, this exhibition includes around 250 posters.
The Museum of Decorative Arts, 107-111, rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France

to 2 February 2020

William Blake 'Europe' Plate i: Frontispiece, 'The Ancient of Days' 1827 (?) © The Whitworth, The University of Manchester

William Blake
With over 300 original works, including his watercolours, paintings and prints, this is the largest show of Blake’s work for almost 20 years. 
Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG, UK

Above: William Blake, ‘Europe’ Plate i: Frontispiece, ‘The Ancient of Days’, 1827 (?). © The Whitworth, The University of Manchester.

to 2 February 2020

Kazumasa Nagai, ‘Human Rights’ - Living Together, 1989. Collection Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

Colorful Japan: 226 Posters from the Collection
Colorful Japan is the Stedelijk Museum’s posthumous tribute to Japanese graphic designer Shigeru Watano (1937-2012) and features 226 Japanese posters on display in the Gallery of Honor. The exhibition showcases a cross-section of Japan’s unique graphic design with work by designers such as Hiroshi Ochi, Kazumasa Nagai, Ikko Tanaka, Yusaku Kamekura, Mitsuo Katsui, Shigeo Fukuda, U.G. Sato, Ken Miki and Eiko Ishioka. The oldest poster dates from 1937, the most recent from 2018.
Stedelijk Museum, Museumplein 10, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, Netherlands

Above: Kazumasa Nagai, ‘Human Rights’ - Living Together, 1989. Collection Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. 

to 2 February 2020

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Cuban Caricature and Culture: The Art of Massaguer
The Wolfsonian – Florida International University, 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139, US

Above: Pamphlet, Come to Cuba, c. 1930, Conrado W. Massaguer (Cuban, 1889–1965), illustrator Cuban National Tourist Commission, Havana, publisher Sindicato de Artes Gráficos de la Habana, S.A.

to 9 February 2020

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Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art
An exhibition surveying the influence of American gallerist Edith Halpert, who opened the Downtown Gallery in New York City in 1926 and, for the next forty years, shifted the public’s opinion of whose voices mattered in the art world. 
The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St, New York, NY 10128, US

Above: Stuart Davis, Egg Beater No. 1, 1927. Oil on linen. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York Gift of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. Artwork © Estate of Stuart Davis / Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. 

to 9 February 2020

Gérard Ifert, Pendule, 1952, Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI

Photographics: Klein, Ifert, Zamecznik
With works by William Klein, Gérard Ifert, and Wojciech Zamecznik, ‘Photographics: Klein, Ifert, Zamecznik’, conceived by the Centre Pompidou in Paris and adapted by the Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, illuminates the intensive dialogue between abstract photography and graphic design in the 1950s and 1960s. 
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96
8005 Zurich, Switzerland

Above: Gérard Ifert, Pendule, 1952, Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI.

to 9 February 2020

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Beazley Designs of the Year 2019
A survey of the most innovative designs across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design from the past 12 months, as nominated by the public and design experts from around the world. Curated by Beatrice Galilee.
The Design Museum, 224 - 238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG, UK

Above: Play Nice, ILoveYou and UK Student Climate Network, Downloadable placards, 2019.

to 16 February 2020

Trevor Paglen, Four Clouds: Scale Invariant Feature Transforn; Maximally Stable Extremal Regions; Skimage Region Adjacency Graph; Watershed, 2017 © Trevor Paglen. Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York.

Trevor Paglen: From ‘Apple’ to ‘Anomaly’
Artist Trevor Paglen’s new Curve commission takes as its starting point the way in which AI networks are taught how to ‘see’ and ‘perceive’ the world by taking a closer look at image datasets.
The Curve, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS, UK

Above: Trevor Paglen, Four Clouds: Scale Invariant Feature Transforn; Maximally Stable Extremal Regions; Skimage Region Adjacency Graph; Watershed, 2017 © Trevor Paglen. Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York.

to 16 February 2020

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Mary Quant
The first international retrospective for nearly 50 years on the fashion designer Mary Quant and her revolutionary aesthetic. Focused on the two decades between 1955 and 1975, this exhibition includes over 200 objects, a number of which have never been displayed before.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

Above: Mary Quant and models at the Quant Afoot footwear collection launch, 1967 © PA Prints 2008 

to 16 February 2020

Jeanine Behaeghel, Poster, 1965

Off the Grid: Belgian graphic design from the 1960s and 1970s as seen by Sara De Bondt
Graphic designer Sara De Bondt explores the origins of graphic design in Belgium in the 1960s and 70s, a history which has largely been undocumented until now. The exhibition stages a rich array of printed matter, logo objects, self-published book sculptures and poster designs by designers such as Paul Ibou, Corneille Hannoset, Boudewijn Delaere, Sofie Alouf, Rob Buytaert, Herman Lampaert and Jeanine Behaeghel among many others.
Design Museum Gent, Jan Breydelstraat 5, 9000 Gent, Belgium

Above: Jeanine Behaeghel, Poster, 1965.

to 23 February 2020

Giovanni Schiaparelli, First map of the surface of Mars, 18th century.

Moving to Mars
The exhibition features immersive environments, about 200 objects including contributions from NASA, the European Space Agency and SpaceX; NASA’s 3D-Printed Mars Habitat Challenge winners, AI SpaceFactory; robotic builders by Foster & Partners; the first sustainable urban design for Mars, Mars City Design, the first spacesuit designed for the Mars surface; and Christopher Raeburn's new fashion collection inspired by Mars.
The Design Museum, 224 - 238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG, UK

Above: Giovanni Schiaparelli, First map of the surface of Mars, 18th century.

to 23 February 2020

Derek Jarman: Protest!

Derek Jarman: Protest!
‘Protest!’ is a major retrospective of the work of acclaimed British artist and filmmaker Derek Jarman (1942-1994), marking 25 years since his death. This is the first time that the diverse strands of his practice will be brought together in over 20 years.
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 8, D08 FW31, Ireland

Above: Derek Jarman, ‘Journey to Avebury’, 1971, still from Super8 film, courtesy LUMA Foundation. 

to 8 March 2020

Tim Walker, Tilda Swinton, Renishaw Hall, Derbyshire, 2018 (c) Tim Walker Studio

Tim Walker: Wonderful Things
A survey of photographer Tim Walker through his pictures, films, photographic sets, and special installations. The exhibition, which is designed by Shona Heath and curated by Susanna Brown, includes ten new series of photographs influenced by the V&A’s collections. Walker’s film The Steadfast Tin Soldier, can also be seen (for free) in the V&A’s Photography Centre.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

Above: Tim Walker, Tilda Swinton, Renishaw Hall, Derbyshire, 2018 © Tim Walker Studio.

See ‘Walker’s riddles’, John L. Walters’ preview of the show in Eye 99.

to 22 March 2020

Wim Crouwel, poster for the Vormgevers exhibition, 1968.

Wim Crouwel: Mr. Gridnik
Stedelijk Museum, Museumplein 101071 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Above: Wim Crouwel, poster for the Vormgevers exhibition, 1968.

until Spring 2020

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25 Years of Neon: A Collection by Kerry Ryan

Neon Specialists, 18 Marine Drive, Margate CT9 1DH

See ‘Neon: names in lights’ on the Eye blog.

to 19 April 2020

RWH Jones, Saltdean Lido, East Sussex, 1938. Photographed by John Maltby  ©John Maltby/RIBA Collections

Into the Blue: The origin and revival of pools, swimming baths and lidos
This display explores the architectural, cultural and social history of indoor and outdoor swimming baths and pools in the United Kingdom through drawings, models, photographs and film footage.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

Above: RWH Jones, Saltdean Lido, East Sussex, 1938. Photographed by John Maltby  ©John Maltby/RIBA Collections.

to 17 May 2020

Off We Go into the Wild Blue Yonder, 1977, by Susanna Lewis (Private collection) Photo by Otto Stupakoff © Julie Schafler Dale

Off the Wall: American Art to Wear
A survey of the late 1960s American art movement, in which artists were drawn to the body as a mechanism to express both personal vision and their relation to the cultural, historical and social concerns of the period. The exhibition includes works made during 1967 and 1997, and features over 100 works by over 50 artists. 
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130, US

Above: Susanna Lewis, Off We Go into the Wild Blue Yonder, 1977, (Private collection) Photo by Otto Stupakoff © Julie Schafler Dale.

to 5 July 2020

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Dóra Maurer
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, UK

Above: Dóra Maurer Relative Quasi Image 1996 © Dóra Maurer Photo: Vintage Galéria / András Bozsó.

to 5 July 2020

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Op Art in Focus
Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool L3 4BB, UK

Above: Walter Leblanc, Mobilo Static, 1960 © Estate of Walter Leblanc.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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NOVEMBER 2019

26 November 2019

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Type Tuesday
Our next Type Tuesday, ‘From Apfel to normcore’ on 26 November, features Kirsty Carter and Emma Thomas from A Practice for Everyday Life (Apfel), designer Melanie Mues and writer Elizabeth Glickfield who will be talking about type and identity design.

There will be a free glass of fizz on arrival and a chance to buy bargain back issues of Eye magazine. Tickets are available here

St Bride Library, 14 Bride Lane, London EC4Y 8EQ, UK

29 November 2019

Fantastic Automatic

A V&A Friday late linked to the exhibition ‘Cars: Accelerating the Modern World’.

Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road London SW7 2RL

29 November — 1 December 2019

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EyeMyth Media Arts Festival 2019
EyeMyth is the only Media Arts Festival in India, and is unique in its intersection of Indian and Global art, culture and technology. This year’s festival includes over 50 artists, designers and technologists from India, Australia, Switzerland and the UK.
Deepak Cinema, Lower Parel, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400012, India

Tickets are available here

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DECEMBER 2019

3 December 2019

Milton Glaser and Walter Bernard with Anne Quito, ” Mag Men: Fifty Years of Making Magazines”

Milton Glaser and Walter Bernard with Anne Quito: Mag Men: Fifty Years of Making Magazines
Milton Glaser and Walter Bernard will look back at some of their most important and compelling projects, from the creation of New York magazine to redesigns of such publications as Time, Fortune, Paris Match, and The Nation, explaining how their designs complemented a story and shaped the visual identity of a magazine. Their talk will be moderated by the book’s writer/editor and D-Crit alum Anne Quito.
SVA MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism, 136 West 21st Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10010

5 December 2019

A Line Which Forms a Volume (III)

A Line Which Forms a Volume III: Launch & Symposium
MA Graphic Media Design (MA GMD) invites you to join us for the launch of the third issue of A Line Which Forms a Volume. The symposium will present a critical reader of graphic design-led research that is authored, edited, designed and published by MA GMD course participants
London College of Communication, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 6SB, UK

Tickets are free and available here

December 2019

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Bienal Brasileira de Design Gráfico
Curitiba, Brazil

Above: Bienial identity by Maikon Nery and Pablo Blanco.

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FEBRUARY 2020

to 9 February 2020

Jo Ann Callis, Untitled, 1994, from the series ‘Forbidden Pleasures’ © Jo Ann Callis Courtesy the artist and Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, California.

Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography
An exhibition exploring the rich history of food photography through some of the leading figures and movements within the genre. 
The Photographers’ Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW, UK

Above: Jo Ann Callis, Untitled, 1994, from the series ‘Forbidden Pleasures’ © Jo Ann Callis Courtesy the artist and Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, California.

to 9 February 2020

Kelvin Brodie for The Sunday Times Magazine, 1968 © Times Newspapers Ltd

Shot In Soho
Shot in Soho is an original exhibition celebrating Soho’s diverse culture, community and history of creative innovation as well as highlighting its position as a site of resistance.
The Photographers’ Gallery, 16–18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW, UK

Above: Kelvin Brodie, Photograph for The Sunday Times Magazine, 1968 © Times Newspapers Ltd.

to 9 February 2020

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Nam June Paik
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, UK

Above: Nam June Paik, TV Garden 1974-7 (2002) Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (Düsseldorf, Germany) © Estate of Nam June Paik Photo: Tate (Roger Sinek).

9 February — 2 May 2020

Dorothea Lange, Kern County, California, 1938.

Dorothea Lange: Words and Pictures
MoMA’s first major exhibition of Lange’s work in 50 years displays iconic works from its collection, alongside lesser-known photographs, to map Lange’s complex relationship to words. 
The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 Street, New York, NY 10019, US

Above: Dorothea Lange, Kern County, California, 1938.

27 — 29 February 2020

Ladfest

LADFest
Lima, Peru

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MARCH 2020

12 March — 7 June 2020

Baba Beaton as 'Heloise' in 'Great Lovers Pageant' by Cecil Beaton, 1927

Cecil Beaton’s Bright Young Things
A survey of the ‘Bright Young Things’ of the 1920s and 1930s through the lens of British photographer Cecil Beaton. Alongside Beaton’s portraits, the exhibition will also include paintings by his contemporaries Rex Whistler, Henry Lamb, and Augustus John.
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin’s Place, London WC2H 0HE, UK

Above: Cecil Beaton, Baba Beaton as ‘Heloise’ in ‘Great Lovers Pageant’, 1927.

30 March — 1 April 2020

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AIGA Design Conference 2020
AIGA’s annual conference, chaired by Richard Ting. The conference includes workshops, portfolio reviews and host of speakers including Giorgia Lupi, David Carroll and Rumman Chowdhury.
David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15222, US

Tickets available here

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APRIL 2020

3 — 5 April 2020

OFFSET Dublin 2020

Offset Dublin 2020 
Offset returns for its eleventh edition at The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in Dublin.
The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Grand Canal Square Docklands, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland

to 19 April 2020

Kitching in Ditchling

Kitching in Ditchling: The London Series
‘Alan Kitching’s A to Z of London’, Kitching’s new series with Karoline Newman, captures his favourite haunts in the city, marrying the individual letters of the alphabet with its significant buildings, monuments, sports grounds and retailers. The 26 prints will be accompanied by a number of Kitching’s other prints that celebrate the capital.
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, William + Margaret Rowling Gallery, Lodge Hill Lane, Ditchling, East Sussex, BN6 8SP

23 — 25 April 2020

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JUNE 2020

26 June — 20 September 2020

Retopistics: A Renegade Excavation

Julie Mehretu
Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014, US