If you already miss the buzz of the London Design Festival, there is still plenty of good news for Londoners this month. During October you can fill your free time with some of the most exciting events of the year. Discover some of the most unmissable exhibitions in London this coming month and enjoy!
The World of Charles and Ray Eames, Barbican Centre
On 21st October the renowned Barbican Centre will open an exhibition on Charles and Ray Eames. “The World of Charles and Ray Eames” is a journey through Eames’ works in a series of meet-ups and guided tours. Eames Demetrios and curator Catherine Ince will guide you through a unique journey in one of the most unmissable exhibitions in London this year!
From 21st October until 14th February 2016
Agnes Martin, Tate Modern
If you haven’t seen it yet, now is your last chance to visit the Tate Modern and see Agnes Martin’s retrospective. Having been considered a key-figure on the 1950’s and 1960’s abstract scene in New York, Agnes abandoned the city in order to find tranquility. It was in New Mexico that she continued to create extraordinary paintings until her death in 2004.
Until 11st October
Shoes: Pleasure and Pain, V&A Museum
There are also exhibitions in London this month for fashion aficionados. At “Shoes: Pleasure and Pain” you can find the most extreme footwear in the world, with a collection of 200 pairs of shoes. From ancient Egypt to the most cutting-edge contemporary designs, learn about the evolution of this much needed piece of design.
Until 31st January 2016
The World Goes Pop, Tate Modern
If you love pop art, then this is without doubt one of the best exhibitions in London. With over 200 works by artists from all around the globe, this exhibition celebrates the many faces of pop art, going way beyond Andy Warhol’s Factory in New York or Richard Hamilton’s studio in London. A must-see!
Until 24th January 2016
Ai Weiwei, Royal Academy of Arts
China’s most influential artists and activists can be seen this October at the Royal Academy of Arts with brave and provocative works. Ai Weiwei’s work already featured at the Tate Modern in 2010 with the renowned sunflower seeds installation, but you will now be able to experience the first major institutional survey of his work ever held in the UK. An absolutely unmissable event!
Until 13rd December