19 — 27 October 2019

Paper City at Dutch Design Week

Paper City at Dutch Design Week
Paper City is a project that uses paper as a medium and a material to create the systems, the architecture and the infrastructure of the urban landscape. Alongside an exhibition, there will be workshops that allow visitors and collaborators to experiment and stretch the limitations of paper. The exhibition and the workshops will focus on both the the small and large scale systems, models and structures of a speculative ‘Paper City’.
Temporary Art Centre, Vonderweg 1, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

19 October 2019 — 19 April 2020

Kitching in Ditchling: The London Series

William + Margaret Rowling Gallery
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft
Lodge Hill Lane, Ditchling, East Sussex, BN6 8SP

‘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.

18 October 2019 — 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.

23 October — 23 November 2019


Present Tense : Wāhine Toi Aotearoa
Enjoy Contemporary Artspace, 211 Left Bank, Cuba St, Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Pōneke/Wellington,  Aotearoa/New Zealand

Above: Kate Cameron-Donald, More Than Pretty, 2019.

to 23 October 2019

deValence—Systems as Playgrounds

deValence—Systems as Playgrounds
The first exhibition of French graphic design studio deValence in Japan. Alongside showcasing deValence’s comprehensive body of work, the kyoto ddd gallery will also host a series of discussions and conferences with Japanese graphic designers and curators.
kyoto ddd gallery, 10 Uzumasakamikeibu-cho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-shi 616-8533, Japan


18 October 2019 — 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.

17 October 2019 — 5 January 2020

Coming to America by Sowwy, 1990

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.

17 October 2019 — 5 January 2020

A poster from the 2017 Women’s March in Boston, MA. Designer unknown.

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.

17 October 2019 — 9 February 2020

Nam June Paik TV Garden 1974-7 (2002)

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).

18 October 2019 — 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 20 October 2019

Kapwani Kiwanga, Flowers for Africa, 2013 – ongoing

Undefined Territories: Perspectives on Colonial Legacies
Curated by Hiuwai Chu, this exhibition considers the notion of territory within the framework of colonial legacy. Addressing identity, culture, history and time, the exhibition presents works from a diverse range of geographies to articulate the role of previously imposed colonial structures in today’s culture. 
Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art, Plaça dels Àngels, 1, Barcelona 08001, Spain

Above: Kapwani Kiwanga, Flowers for Africa, 2013 – ongoing.

to 20 October 2019

Oliver Laric, Versions (Missile Variations)

Ballarat International Foto Biennale
A two-month program that includes 30 exhibitions, 70 open programs, a series of contemporary video works, an extensive special events and public program, alongside the presentation of both the Marin Kantor Portrait Prize and the Alane Fineman New Photography Award.
Multiple locations across Ballarat, Australia

Above: Oliver Laric, Versions (Missile Variations).



to 27 October 2019


Anno’s Journey: the world of Anno Mitsumasa
This exhibition explores the work of Anno Mitsumasa, best known for his wordless (or mostly wordless) picturebooks made from the late 1960s onwards. The display illustrates the story of his life and creative journey and features a library with many of Anno’s 300 published books.
‘Anno’s Journey’, the first UK exhibition dedicated to Anno, includes his early picturebooks and kirigami papercuts (exploring themes such as maths, science, language and folklore), the full set of drawings from Anno’s Britain and to depictions of historical and contemporary life in Japan.
Japan House, 101-111 Kensington High Street, London W8 5SA

Admission free.

See also ‘Told in pictures’ (about wordless picturebooks for children) in Eye 85, and a post about Anno’s Journey on


A Child of Books

Join a young boy on his journey into the world of make-believe with a display of nineteen prints from A Child of Books, the collaboration between Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston.

Second Floor Gallery, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB

See Clare Walters’ review of A Child of Books in Eye 94.


to 2 November 2019

Laurence Jones, Pool with Orange Float, 2019.

Laurence Jones: How to Live in Los Angeles
An exhibition of fifteen new paintings by British artist Laurence Jones, each of which focus on psychological space, and play with ideas of narrative and the cinematic in art.
Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, 2a Conway Street, Fitzroy Square, London W1T 6BA, UK

Above: Laurence Jones, Pool with Orange Float, 2019.

to 3 November 2019

Typotheque – What You Hear When You Read
This exhibition presents Typotheque’s work in type design, graphic design, editorial design, publishing, scenography and modern dance.
See Mark Thomson’s Reputations interview with founder Peter Bil’ak in Eye no. 75.
Kunstmuseum Den Haag, Stadhouderslaan 41, 2517 HV The Hague, Holland

to 3 November 2019


Marie Neurath: Picturing Science
An exhibition showcasing the work of Marie Neurath, who – working with writers and illustrators – designed a series of books for children at the Isotype Institute in London, using ‘picturing techniques’ such as magnification, cross-section and comparison. Staged in partnership with the University of Reading and Design Science, supported by the Arts & Humanities Research Council.
House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, King’s Cross, London N1C 4BH, UK

to 3 November 2019


Present Tense : Wāhine Toi Aotearoa
Ilam Campus Gallery, University of Canterbury, Fine Arts Lane, Ōtautahi/Christchurch 8041, New Zealand

Above: Jordan Bostock, I Am More, 2019.

to 6 November 2019


Happenstance by Russell Mills
An exhibition staged as part of Brantwood’s celebrations of John Ruskin’s bicentenary, Happenstance is informed and inspired by ideas of chaos and order, control and surrender. Mills’ works mirror and explore many of Ruskin’s ideas about nature: as matter, as force, as school, as metaphor for transformation, and as being profoundly political and economic.
Brantwood, East of Lake, Coniston LA21 8AD, UK

See ‘Winding up with Mills and Beckett’ on the Eye blog. 

to 8 November 2019

Patrick Thomas: PULP

Patrick Thomas: PULP
A new body of work by Berlin-based graphic artist Patrick Thomas, which explores the reality of living in an age of ‘truth decay’. Using randomly sourced daily newsprint, Thomas layers a variety of graphic forms to create a selection of abstracted prints. Appreciated for their visual beauty, these prints also reveal a darker suggestion of manipulation and concealment.
A-Z, Torstrasse 93, 10119 Berlin

See (Typographic) Noted #90 on the Eye blog, for Patrick Thomas’s revised Protest Stencil Toolkit.

to 9 November 2019

Stasys Eidrigevičius: Images—Representations of Memories

Stasys Eidrigevičius: Images—Representations of Memories
This exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Poland and Japan by presenting the work of one of Poland’s leading artists, Stasys Eidrigevičius. 
Musashino Art University Museum Gallery, 1 Chome-736 Ogawacho, Kodaira, Tokyo 187-0032, Japan

to 10 November 2019


Sol Calero: El Autobús
Tate Liverpool, Royal Albert Dock Liverpool, Liverpool L3 4BB, UK

Above: Sol Calero, Interiores 2017. Installation view, Dortmunder Kunstverein. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Simon Vogel.

to 11 November 2019


The Unrelenting Flame: The Intrepid March of the Collection of the Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires
This exhibition includes 300 artworks by more than 100 artists narrating the history of the institution as it pushes the limits of what constitutes art and goes in search of permanent movements and transformations in the city and country.
MAMBA: Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Av. San Juan 350, San Telmo. Buenos Aires, Argentina

Above: Installation photograph of ‘The Unrelenting Flame’.

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

to 1 December 2019


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 12 December 2019


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


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

ongoing 2019


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


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

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


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 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


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 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 9 February 2020

UK Student Climate Network placards_DOTY 2019

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

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

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 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.

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 5 July 2020


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


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

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





24 — 27 October 2019

Barbara Stauffacher Solomon_Sea Ranch Supergraphics_detail

Milano Design Film Festival
The annual film festival promises a rich programme of screenings, talks and workshops, including documentaries and fiction, including the fifteen-minute Barbara Stauffacher Solomon: Visions Not Previously Seen. Guest curator Alice Rawsthorn’s selection includes films such as One Week (Keaton) and Two or Three Things I Know About Her (Godard).
Milan, Italy

Above. Detail of Sea Ranch supergraphics by Barbara Stauffacher Solomon.

25 October 2019 — 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. 

26 October — 20 November 2019


International Biennial Poster Design Terras Gauda: Francisco Mantecon Competition 2019
An international poster competition that invites entries from graphic designers, universities and design studio from around the world. The winners will receive a share of €16,000 euros and have their work shown as part of the International Biennial exhibition at the Maritime Station of Vigo in Spain.
Rúa Cánovas del Castillo, 5, 36202 Vigo, Pontevedra, Spain

Competition deadline: September 30, 2019
Exhibition: 26 October — 20 November 2019
Awards ceremony: 22 November

Further details can be found here

30 October 2019 — 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



1 — 3 November 2019


Three-day multidisciplinary design conference with speakers such as Elaine Ramos, Alejandro Ros, Laura Costafreda, Amadeo Gonzales and Eye’s assistant editor Sarah Snaith, among many others.
Rambla de los Lobos — Mar del Plata, Bvrd. Marítimo 2280, Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires 7600, Argentina

1 — 3 November 2019

Cheltenham Design Festival 2019

Cheltenham Design Festival 2019
Cheltenham Design Festival returns after three years to feature speakers from design in the widest sense, including graphic designers Craig Oldham and Jim Sutherland and type designer Steve Matteson.
Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham GL50 3AA, UK

2 November 2019


Glasgow Print Fair 2019
Glasgow Print Fair is the first of its kind print festival in Glasgow. It's a one day event allowing people who are passionate about print to buy and browse print works from over 50 artists across the UK and beyond. We'll also have a screen printing workshop in collaboration with local artist Emer Tumilty and charity Refuweegee.
The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow G1 3NU, UK

10am-5pm - free entry.

5 — 7 November 2019

Radical Imagination Biennial: International Art and Design conference

Integrated 2019: Radical Imagination
Under the banner ‘Radical Imagination’, Integrated 2019, an international conference of art and design, is inviting leading international artists, designers, architects, scientists, politicians and activists to contemplate a radically different view of the world and of our future.
deSingel, Desguinlei 25, 2018 Antwerpen, Belgium

7 November 2019

DEMO Festival, 2019

DEMO Festival
A digital exhibition of international motion design, in which, for twenty-four hours, display screens on the platforms and in the hall of Amsterdam Central Station will showase a series of motion design works. Curated by Liza Enebeis (creative director at Studio Dumbar), interdisciplinary designer Koos Breen, and graphic and motion designer Xavier Monney.
Amsterdam Central Station, Stationsplein, 1012 AB Amsterdam, The Netherlands

7 November 2019

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magCulture Live
magCulture’s annual day of talks celebrating the culture of magazines. Speakers include Matt Willey, art director of the New York Times Magazine (see Eye 96), head of editorial at gal-dem, Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff, and L’Obs’ creative director Serge Ricco. 
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL, UK

8—9 November 2019


ADCE Festival 2019: People for Tomorrow
The ADCE European Creativity Festival is an immersive annual event bringing together creative professionals from around the continent for two days of inspirational talks, hands-on workshops, and plenty of networking opportunities.
Disseny Hub Barcelona, Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes, 38, 08018 Barcelona, Spain

10 November 2019 — 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.

13 November 2019

David Reinfurt, “A *New* Program for Graphic Design”

David Reinfurt: A *New* Program for Graphic Design
A lecture by David Reinfurt on his new book, A *New* Program for Graphic Design, a do-it-yourself textbook that synthesizes the pragmatic with the experimental and builds on mid-to late-20th-century pedagogical models to convey advanced principles of contemporary design for a general reader.
This lecture is followed by a short Q&A and drinks reception, where you can take the opportunity to chat with our speaker as well as students and faculty of the program. This event free and open to the public, but you must RSVP to attend.
SVA MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism, 136 West 21st Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10010

14 November — 24 November 2019


Design Manchester 2019: Smart
Manchester’s seventh annual festival of design – with conference, exhibitions, debate, workshops, talks, movies, parties and much more. More details to be announced soon. 
Various locations across Manchester, UK

15 November 2019 — 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. 

19 November 2019

Steve Heller and Rev Dr. T.K Nakagaki, “The Swastika & Symbols of Hate”

Steve Heller and Rev Dr. T.K Nakagaki: The Swastika & Symbols of Hate
A conversation between Steven Heller and Rev Dr. T. K Nakagaki, moderated by D-Crit alum and design reporter Anne Quito, in which the two will discuss the respective significances of the Swastika and its relevance in the current socio-political climate.
SVA MA Design Research, Writing and Criticism, 136 West 21st Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10010

22 November — 26 November 2019

Graphic Design Festival Scotland_2019

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

26 November 2019


Type Tuesday
Come to Eye’s entertaining and provocative quarterly event for talks about design and typography, with a free glass of fizz on arrival and a chance to buy bargain back issues of Eye magazine. 
St Bride Library, 14 Bride Lane, London EC4Y 8EQ, UK



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

December 2019


Bienal Brasileira de Design Gráfico
Curitiba, Brazil

Above: Bienial identity by Maikon Nery and Pablo Blanco.



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


Lima, Peru


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.


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

23 — 25 April 2020


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