Victoria Miro Wharf Road, London.
Milton Avery exhibition tour with Edith Devaney, Contemporary Curator, Royal Academy of Arts, London
Monday 10 July 2017
Doors 6pm, tour 6:30pm
Victoria Miro Mayfair
A talk about the work of Milton Avery by Edith Devaney, author of the catalogue for the current exhibition.
Booking essential; RSVP here
Now available: an extensively illustrated, 116-page hardback book examining the development of Milton Avery’s career and his influence within the canon of American art. Essay by Edith Devaney
Hilton Als in conversation with Tim Adams
Wednesday 12 July 2017 (FULLY BOOKED)
Doors 6:30pm, talk 7pm
Victoria Miro, 16 Wharf Road
Pulitzer-Prize winning critic and author Hilton Als talks to The Observer’s Tim Adams about Alice Neel, Uptown, with a reading from the accompanying book
An accompanying book, jointly published by David Zwirner Books and Victoria Miro, includes essays by Hilton Als and new scholarship by Jeremy Lewison
Isaac Julien’s Looking for Langston is celebrated in a special evening in association with Queercircle and The Vinyl Factory
Thursday 27 July 2017, 7-9pm
Victoria Miro, 16 Wharf Road
Josh Rivers from Gay Times talks with Isaac Julien about Looking for Langston. Artist and poet Travis Alabanza gives a special performance and The Vinyl Factory launches the soundtrack of the film. Limited availability; booking essential. RSVP here
Thursday 20 July, 7-9pm, Tate Britain
A rare screening of Looking for Langston in its original 16mm format, followed by a talk with Isaac Julien and Tate curator Zoe Whitley. Book here
A limited edition artist’s book, designed by Olu Odukoya, accompanies the exhibition “I dream a world” Looking for Langston. Lavishly illustrated, it includes texts by Isaac Julien and Hilton Als, alongside rare archival material.
Watch Isaac Julien and Hilton Als discuss the genesis of Looking for Langston here.
Summer in London
The Interpretation of Movement (a 9:8 in blue) is the artist’s most ambitious mechanical work, turning methodically above the station concourse at St Pancras International.
A major exhibition of new works touching on themes including popularity and art, masculinity, and the current political and cultural landscape. Serpentine Galleries, until 10 September 2017.
Alice Neel’s 1977 portrait of the artist Faith Ringgold features in this upcoming exhibition at Tate Modern, curated by Mark Godfrey and Zoe Whitley. 12 July – 22 October 2017.
“Weaving Magic is all a liquid dance, potent and dangerous as a cocktail, lovely and sinuous as a snake. I’m bitten.” Adrian Searle, ***** The Guardian.
The National Gallery, until 28 August 2017
Ongoing in London
Varda Caivano, Secundino Hernández, Isaac Julien, Wangechi Mutu, and Conrad Shawcross, Summer Exhibition 2017, The Royal Academy of Arts, until 20 August.
Isaac Julien: The Place is Here, South London Gallery, until 10 September
Isaac Julien: Into the Unknown – A Journey Through Science Fiction, Barbican Centre, until 1 September
Conrad Shawcross: Into the Unknown – A Journey Through Science Fiction, Barbican Centre, until 1 September