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September 2019

05
September
Thursday

Moyra Davey @ Greengrassi

5 September 2019 - 26 October 2019
Greengrassi Gallery,

Moyra Davey is always aware of the inevitable end, she constructs a practice conscious of its own past and reliant on radical self-doubt. Her photographs, films, and essays cross-reference and depend on one another as she makes a subject of her own process and its intentions, fears, and failures.

06
September
Friday

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye @ Corvi-Mora

6 September 2019 - 26 October 2019
Corvi-Mora,

"A Mind For Moonlight", is an exhibition of new work by Lynette Yiadom-Boakye. The exhibition features a new group of paintings, including portraits and figures in landscapes. Her subjects, black men and women, are bold, often confronting the viewer; the works evoke a narrative that is up to the viewer to reconstruct.  

12
September
Thursday

Julie Cockburn @ Flowers Kingsland Rd

12 September 2019 - 2 November 2019
Flowers Gallery, 82 Kingsland Road
London, E2 8DP United Kingdom

In the nineteenth century, long before the current era of fake news, Emily Dickinson wrote a meditation on truth in her poem Tell all the Truth but Tell it Slant. With a title alluding to the poem, this exhibition, Telling it Slant, of Julie Cockburn’s latest work similarly excavates authentic stories by circuitous means. Using a rich material language, Cockburn embarks on a visual journey to delicately reveal narrative histories and layered meanings in lost and discarded images. Cockburn partially obscures the images in a…

12
September
Thursday

Leonor Serrano Rivas @ Arcade

12 September 2019 - 19 October 2019
Arcade Fine Arts,

Above the Eye Level is an exhibition of works in textile by Leonor Serrano Rivas.

12
September
Thursday

Mona Hatoum @ White Cube Bermondsey

12 September 2019 - 3 November 2019
White Cube, Bermondsey, 144-152 Bermondsey Street
London, SE1 3TQ United Kingdom

Mona Hatoum’s work reflects on subjects that arise from our current global condition, including systems of confinement, the architecture of surveillance and themes of mobility and conflict. Channelling the poetic charge and metaphoric resonance of a wide range of materials from steel, brick and concrete, to rubble, glass and human hair, in this exhibition, Remains to be Seen, she explores the elemental forms of the grid and the sphere, drawing on both the geometric rigour of Minimalist sculpture and the possibilities…

12
September
Thursday

Harmony Hammond @ White Cube Bermondsey

12 September 2019 - 3 November 2019
White Cube, Bermondsey, 144-152 Bermondsey Street
London, SE1 3TQ United Kingdom

This exhibition by Harmony Hammond. features early and recent works, ranging in date from 1971 to 2019. As artist, curator, author and activist, Hammond was a pivotal figure in the feminist art movement in New York during the 1970s.  Her early work combined gender politics with both a minimal and post-minimal understanding of materials and process, a focus that continues to this day.  

12
September
Thursday

Women to Watch: Paper Work Vernissage

12 September 2019 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sotheby’s Gallery,

Join us to celebrate the sixth Women to Watch programme, this year featuring female artists who focus on paper as a means of expression.    The Women to Watch exhibition series features emerging or underrepresented artists from the states and countries in which NMWA has outreach committees. From illustrative to sculptural, this year’s exhibition explores paper as an artistic medium and features worksby Sophie Auslander Bouvier; Mary Evans; Ludovica Gioscia; Charlotte McGowan-Griffin; and Abigail Reynolds. We open our UK exhibition of…

12
September
Thursday

Women to Watch: Dinner with Artists

12 September 2019 at 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Details TBC but save the date for a very special opportunity to meet the artists over dinner in a private home in South Kensington after the Vernissage at Sotheby's. This key note event for UK Friends of NMWA will help us to defray the costs of mounting the show, and sending the British artist selected by the National Museum of Women in the Arts to Washington DC in June 2020 to represent the UK at the US exhibition.   We thank…

13
September
Friday

Women to Watch: Paper Work — tour with curators

13 September 2019 at 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Start the day with UK Friends of NMWA and Women to Watch: Paper Work.  We open the exhibition with a guided walk-through of the exhibition with one of our curators.   Details TBC.  

18
September
Wednesday

Joanna Rajkowska @ L’etrangere

18 September 2019 - 31 October 2019
L’etrangere,

Joanna Rajkowska has produced a series of photographs, Avant-garde for Insects, which offers a different context for reflections on the environment and post-human nature. They show six rooms of an insect-house, where insects are exposed to the classics of the Avant-garde in an old doll's house.  It is a long term project to observe how the insects interact with the doll's furniture and the mess they create.  A miniature selection of the reproductions of classic modernist artworks are placed on the walls…

19
September
Thursday

Rebecca Harper @ Huxley Parlour

19 September 2019 - 14 October 2019
Huxley Parlour Gallery,

Concrete Shadows is an exhibition of new large-scale paintings by Rebecca Harper. These new works, build and expand on themes that Harper has explored throughout her career. The five works exhibited explore ideas of transience, displacement and nostalgia. Harper is interested in how we interact with the world around us, specifically connected to the ideas of displacement and alienation, and the subjects of her recent paintings are situated in what Harper describes as ‘middling space’: camping, tree climbing or mid-road trip.

20
September
Friday

Dayanita Singh @ Frith Street Gallery

20 September 2019 - 9 November 2019
Frith Street Gallery, 17-18 Golden Square
London, W1F 9JJ United Kingdom

Dayanita Singh's art uses photography to reflect and expand on the ways in which we relate to photographic images. Her recent works, drawn from her extensive photographic oeuvre, are a series of mobile museums that allow her images to be endlessly edited, sequenced, archived and displayed.   Based on her interest in the archive, Singh's installations present photographs as interconnected bodies of work that are replete with both poetic and narrative possibilities.

26
September
Thursday

Anne Krinsky & others @ St. Augustine’s Tower

26 September 2019 - 6 October 2019
St. Augustine’s Tower,

Three artists explore materiality and the passage of time in Hackney's Oldest Building.  Anne Krinsky, Carol Wyss and Susan Eyre present an exhibition of site-specific works in response to the history and architecture of Saint Augustine’s Tower. Through their respective interests in the land, the body and the cosmos, Krinsky, Wyss and Eyre explore relationships between time and materiality. Their exhibited works, Reading Stones provide singular “readings” of phenomena such as the erosion of gravestones, (re)configurations of human bones and the cosmological orbits of rocky…

28
September
Saturday

Ann Craven @ Southard Reid

28 September 2019 - 2 November 2019
Southard Reid,

An exhibition entitled, American Birds (Endangered, Extinct, After Audubon), by Ann Craven.

October 2019

01
October
Tuesday

Marketa Luskacova @ Martin Parr Foundation

1 October 2019 - 5 October 2019
Martin Parr Foundation,

Markéta Luskačová celebrates in the exhibition of her ‘By the Sea: Photographs from the North East, 1976-1980’.

02
October
Wednesday

Betty Parsons @ Alison Jacques Gallery

2 October 2019 - 9 November 2019
Alison Jacques Gallery, 16-18 Berners St
London, W1T 3LN United Kingdom

The Queen of the Circus is an exhibition of works by Betty Parsons (1900 - 1982), one of the most influential and dynamic figures of the American avantgarde. The paintings and sculptures Parsons produced during her six-decade career formed part of a rigorous and experimental artistic practice that centred on abstraction and drew on diverse sources, from natural phenomena and the cosmos, to Native American culture and Asian spiritual practices.

02
October
Wednesday

Tschabalala Self @ Pilar Corrias

2 October 2019 - 9 November 2019
Pilar Corrias,

Tschabalala Self’s new series, Street Scenes, pays homage to the energy of the city, from the frenetic visual culture of bodegas to the communal experience of waiting at a bus stop. These large-scale printed, painted, and collage works create a cityscape that brings the vibrancy and energy of Harlem into focus. Growing up nearby and inspired by her return to Harlem through this residency, Self creates fictional figures rooted in daily rhythms and routines in and around the neighborhood.

02
October
Wednesday

Faye Wei Wei @ Cob Gallery

2 October 2019 - 2 November 2019
Cob Gallery,

Faye Wei Wei’s exhibition- ‘I Have Always Been A Weeper At The Cinema’, features a new suite of paintings, created over a summer in Berlin. Filled with iconography and steeped in the romanticism that Wei Wei’s paintings have become known for, the new works are inspired by seduction and the experience of love, personal memory and, more directly they emote the rhythms found in poetry. Meanwhile, the exhibition features a group of large scale floral paintings - which energetically fluctuate between the figurative…

03
October
Thursday

Mamma Andersson @ Stephen Friedman Gallery

3 October 2019 - 6 October 2019
Stephen Friedman Gallery @ Frieze London, Stand D3, Regents Park
London, United Kingdom

This exhibition is the work of two separate solo projects by Mamma Andersson and Tonico Lemos Auad at Frieze London. Both artists have produced new bodies of work especially for the fair. Auad has made a new series of geometric textiles that disrupt traditional modes of weaving, whilst Andersson has completed a small group of new paintings that continue her poetic exploration of fictionalised memories. Both artists are united in their celebration of subtle, overlooked aspects of everyday life

03
October
Thursday

Shani Rhys James @ Martin Tinney Gallery

3 October 2019 - 29 October 2019
Martin Tinney Gallery,

Shani Rhys James is arguably the most exciting and successful Welsh artist of her generation and her considerable reputation, both in Wales and beyond, continues to grow apace. This latest exhibition, Sunflowers and Scissors, consists of approximately twenty-five new paintings, all executed in Shani’s bold style, with sumptuous colours and rich textures, confirming her painterly and expressionist mastery.

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