Victoria Miro Newsletter: Summer 2017

Chris Ofili, Poolside Magic 8, 2012. Charcoal, watercolour and pastel on paper. Courtesy the Artist and Victoria Miro, London © Chris Ofili

Victoria Miro, London.

Summer Gallery Programme

Chris Ofili
Poolside Magic

Victoria Miro Venice
Private view: Tue 9 May, 5:30-7:30pm
Until 1 July 2017

Inaugural exhibition of the new gallery in Venice. Poolside Magic comprises a suite of pastel, charcoal and watercolour works on paper, which are being shown together for the first time. A catalogue accompanies the exhibition.


Alice Neel, Benjamin, 1976. Acrylic on board, 75.9 x 52.7 cm, 29 7:8 x 20 3:4 in. © The Estate of Alice Neel. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London and Victoria Miro, London.

Alice Neel, Uptown
Curated by Hilton Als

Victoria Miro
Private view: Tue 16 May, 6-8pm
Exhibition 18 May – 29 July 2017

Pulitzer Prize winning writer and critic Hilton Als curates paintings and drawings Alice Neel (1900 – 1984) made during the five decades she spent living in Upper Manhattan, first in Spanish Harlem and later the Upper West Side. A catalogue accompanies the exhibition published by David Zwirner Books and Victoria Miro.



Isaac Julien, Film-Noir Staircase (Looking for Langston Vintage Series), 1989/2016. Ilford classic silver gelatin fine art paper, mounted on aluminum and framed. Framed size 74.5 x 58.1 cm, 29 3/8 x 22 7/8 in.

Isaac Julien
“I dream a world” Looking for Langston

Victoria Miro
Private view: Tue 16 May, 6-8pm
Exhibition 18 May – 29 July 2017

Julien’s seminal work Looking for Langston (1989/2017) is the focus of an exhibition at Victoria Miro, and a special presentation at Somerset House during Photo London (18 – 21 May). A limited edition artist’s book accompanies the exhibition.


Milton Avery, French Landscape, 1953. Oil on canvas, 111.8 x 86.4 cm, 44 x 34 in. © Milton Avery Trust 2017

Milton Avery

Victoria Miro Mayfair
Private view: Tue 6 June, 6-8pm
Until 29 July 2017

The gallery’s first exhibition by Milton Avery (1885 – 1965) features paintings and works on paper from throughout his career. A solo presentation of works will be at Art Basel, Booth R7 (15 – 18 June). A new book with essay by Edith Devaney is published by Victoria Miro in June.

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