14 June — 6 September 2019

New Anthems VI

Inkahoots: New Anthems VI (Berlin)
An interactive installation by Australian design studio Inkahoots in collaboration with Buchstabenmuseum Berlin and experimental arts space A–Z. LED screens and a mix of historic letters from East and West Berlin are used to display user content, inviting creative participation in a public dialogue about national identity. The opening takes place on Friday 14 June 2019 at 7 pm, and includes a talk with Inkahoots artist Jason Grant. 
A–Z, Torstr. 93, 10119 Berlin-Mitte

See ‘Calling Australia’ on the Eye blog, for an account of Inkahoots’ participatory typographic installation at Brisbane Airport by artist Jason Grant.

14 June — 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.

14 June — 6 October 2019

Ataúlfo Pérez Aznar Argentina (b. 1955) Desaparecidos, Calle 6 entre 46 y 47, La Plata, 1983 © Courtesy of the artist

Urban Impulses: Latin American Photography From 1959 To 2017
Featuring the work of over seventy photographers and artists, Urban Impulses embraces half a century of Latin American photography, from 1959 to 2017. Curated by María Wills and Alexis Fabry. 
The Photographers’ Gallery, 16–18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW, UK

Above: Ataúlfo Pérez Aznar, Desaparecidos, Calle 6 entre 46 y 47, La Plata, 1983 © Courtesy of the artist

to 20 June 2019


Typographics Festival
The 2-day Typographics conference will be held on 14-15 June.
Cooper Union, Cooper Square, 7 East 7th Street, New York, NY 10003, UK



to 21 June 2019


ExpoSURE 2019: Photographers as designers, designers as photographers
An exhibition of projects produced by the students of the Postgraduate Diploma in Photography and Editorial Design at the University School of Design and Art of Barcelona (EINA). This exhibition will be housed in the Design District of Barcelona Design Week. 
Espai Cultural EINA, Carrer de la Barra de Ferro, 5, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

Above: Victor Moreno, El Postoperatorio de Frankestein.

to 23 June 2019

Who’s Afraid of Drawing? Works on Paper from the Ramo Collection (2019)

Who’s Afraid of Drawing? Works on Paper from the Ramo Collection
An exhibition, drawn from the Ramo Collection in Milan, that explores drawing as an independent art form. Including works from some of the most dominant figures of twentieth-century Italian art, such as Umberto Boccioni, Giorgio de Chirico, Lucio Fontana, and Pino Pascali. Curated by the Ramo Collection’s Irina Zucca Alessandrelli and staged in collaboration with Museo del Novecento in Milan.
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 39a Canonbury Square, London N1 2AN, UK

to 27 July 2019

Felipe Pantone  Optichromy # 86 , 2018  Spray and UV ink on aluminum pane

An exhibition that sheds new light on the legacy of the optico-kinetic movement. Featuring works that span from the 1970s to 2018, ‘Vibrations’
provides a space for dialogue between two generations. 
Danysz, 78 Amelot Street, Paris, France

Above: Felipe Pantone, Optichromy #86, 2018

to 30 June 2019


Vernissage with Christoph Niemann: Szenenwechsel
Christoph Niemann’s series of photo drawings for the 2018 / 2019 season campaign of Deutsche Oper can be viewed in their foyer. The show is only open to those seeing an Opera performance.
Deutsche Oper Berlin, Bismarckstraße 35, 10627 Berlin, Germany

See ‘Storytelling giant’ in the Eye 72.

to 30 June 2019

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The Typographic Dante
Journey from Hell, through Purgatory, to Paradise with designer Barrie Tullett in an exhibition of works responding to Dante’s Divine Comedy.
Tullett has created 100 typographic illustrations, each of which responds to a Canto of Dante’s unfolding narrative, giving an opportunity to experience the whole journey of the Divine Comedy in one visual experience. Each work was made using a different ‘obsolete’ technology: wood and metal type, a typewriter and letraset.

See ‘Bubbles black as ink’ on the Eye blog.

to 28 July 2019

Abram Games, BOAC (1956), Lithograph

Artful Impact: The posters of Abram Games
An exhibition of works by British designer Abram Games. Alongside his well-known posters, the display will also include several of Games’s postage stamp designs, covers for Penguin Books, and a documentary on his life and work, ‘Maximum Meaning, Minimum Means’. The exhibition was curated by Lavinia Lascaris and David Mihaly, and designed by Lavinia Lascaris along with HMCT Creative Director Simon Johnston.
The Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography (HMCT), 950 South Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, California 91105, US

Above: Abram Games, Poster design for BOAC, 1956. 

to 28 July 2019

MONSTER © 1995 Naoki URASAWA / Studio Nuts

This is Manga: The Art of Urasawa Naoki
A survey of Japanese manga, the popular art form, told through the work of the artist Urasawa Naoki. The exhibition will display over 400 original drawings and storyboards. 
Japan House London, 101-111 Kensington High Street, London W8 5SA, UK 

Above: Urasawa Naoki, Monster, 1995. © Naoki Urasawa / Studio Nuts. 

to 3 August 2019

Artwork © Michael Craig-Martin

Michael Craig-Martin: Sculpture
An exhibition of works by conceptual artist Michael Craig-Martin. The display includes six new powder-coated steel sculptures that explore the relationships between objects and images.
Gagosian Gallery, 6–24 Britannia Street, London WC1X 9JD, UK

to 4 August 2019

Video still: Kathy Acker in conversation with Angela McRobbie at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1987

I, I, I, I, I, I, I, Kathy Acker
An exhibition that explores Kathy Acker’s written, spoken and performed work and its relationship to the dynamics of power. The exhibition, and its corresponding programme, focus on the Acker’s concerns around identity, sexua desire, mythology, piracy and the body. 
The Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH, UK

Above: Video still of Kathy Acker in conversation with Angela McRobbie at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, 1987

to 4 August 2019


Beggarstaffs: William Nicholson & James Pryde
The Fitzwilliam Museum, Trumpington St, Cambridge CB2 1RB, UK

Above: The Beggarstaff Brothers, ‘Kassama’ Corn Flour, 1894.
© Desmond Banks / Image © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

to 17 August 2019

Lola Flash, Sadako, New York, 2008. From the series [sur]passing. Courtesy the artist.

Lola Flash: [sur]passing
An exhibition of works by photographer Lola Flash that challenge stereotypes and preconceptions of gender, sexuality, and race. At the center of this exhibition is the [sur]passing series, which emphasise the varying skin tones of its subjects.
Autograph, Rivington Place, London EC2A 3BA, UK

Above: Lola Flash, Sadako, New York, 2008. From the series [sur]passing. Courtesy the artist.

to 17 August 2019

Berenice Abbott, ‘Gunsmith', 1937. © Berenice Abbott / Museum of the City of New York

Resist: be modern (again)
An exhibition that explores the practices of groundbreaking women artists, designers and writers of the 1920s and 30s through the work of nineteen contemporary artists.
John Hansard Gallery, 142-144 Above Bar St, Southampton SO14 7DU

Above: Berenice Abbott, ‘Gunsmith', 1937. © Berenice Abbott / Museum of the City of New York

to 18 August 2019

Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976–1986 at Museum of Arts and Design

Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976–1986
2 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019, US

to 25 August 2019


Michael Rakowitz
An exhibition of Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz’s most important projects from two decades. Eight installations draw on architecture, cultural artefacts, cuisine and geopolitics from 750BC to today. This exhibition coincides with the display in London of the artist’s Lamassu sculpture for the Fourth Plinth, part of his ongoing attempt to recreate every cultural artefact lost or destroyed during the Iraq war.
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX, UK

to 26 August 2019

Hagio Moto-Poe clan (approved)

The largest exhibition of Manga in Britain, ‘Manga’ explores the art form’s global appeal and cultural crossover, showcasing original Japanese manga and its influence across the globe, from anime to ‘cosplay’ dressing up.
The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG, UK

AboveCover of Flower magazine, 2018

See Liz Farrelly’s ‘Astro boy and the sex wars’ in Eye 5. 

to 27 August 2019

Making Your Mark

Writing: Making Your Mark
An interactive exhibition that spans five milliennia to explore the past and consider the future of writing.
The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB

to 1 September 2019

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Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
Spanning 1947 to the present day, this exhibition traces the history and impact of one of the 20th century's most influential couturiers, exploring the enduring influence of the fashion house, and Dior's relationship with Britain.
V&A Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

to 1 September 2019

Exhibition view: Jenny Holzer: Proteja–Me do Que Eu Quero, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, 1999. © 1999 Jenny Holzer, member Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Courtesy: Jenny Holzer / Art Resource, NY. Photo: Beto Felício

Jenny Holzer: The Whole Truth
A site-specific exhibition in which the medieval architecture of the Sala delle Capriate plays host to the poetic installations of American artist Jenny Holzer. The exhibition includes projected and engraved texts, which were selected by Holzer and touch on themes of identity, gender, and dialogue, and foreground the issues surrounding the European migrant crisis. The exhibition is curated by Lorenzo Giusti.
Palazzo della Ragione, Piazza Vecchia 8A, 24129 Bergamo, Italy

Above: Exhibition view: Jenny Holzer: Proteja–Me do Que Eu Quero, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, 1999. Courtesy: Jenny Holzer / Art Resource, NY. Photo: Beto Felício. 

to 1 September 2019

Sound of Waves: The Art of Collaboration, Michela Picchi and Masanori Ushiki

Sound of Waves: The Art of Collaboration
An exhibition of collaborations between handpicked photographers, painters, illustrators and animators that reflect the theme of adventure, exploration and freedom.
Park Hotel Tokyo (floors 25, 31, 34), 1-7-1 Higashi Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo Shiodome Media Tower, Tokyo, Japan

Above: Artwork, Michela Picchi and Masanori Ushiki.

to 1 September 2019

Sheila Metzner. Joko. Passion. 1985

The Magic of Metzner
A retrospective of American photographer Sheila Metzner, the first female photographer to work consistently with Vogue magazine and the first female art director of the advertising agency Doyle Dane Bernbach. This is the first time Metzner’s photographs have been displayed for the first time in Russia. 
The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography, 3 Bolotnaya embankment, Bld 1, Moscow 119072, Russia

Above: Sheila Metzner, Joko, Passion, 1985

to 1 September 2019

The Nibelungen. Pictures and equipment of Carl Otto Czeschka. © Simon Malz

Movement is here. Nouveau. Yesterday in the day with a view of Offenbach.
Klingspor Museum, Herrnstraße 80, 63065 Offenbach am Main, Germany 

Above: The Nibelungen. Pictures and equipment of Carl Otto Czeschka. © Simon Malz

to 8 September 2019

Claudette Johnson, Reclining Figure , 2017. Image courtesy of the artist and Hollybush Gardens. Photo by Andy Keate. H alamish Collection, London.

Claudette Johnson: I Came to Dance
An exhibition of works by British figurative artist Claudette Johnson, and her first solo show at a major institution in almost three decades. The display includes approximately 30 paintings alongside drawings in pastel, paint, ink, and charchoal, and ranges from the 1980s to works newly produced for this exhibition.
Modern Art Oxford, 30 Pembroke St, Oxford OX1 1BP, UK

Above: Claudette Johnson, Reclining Figure , 2017. Image courtesy of the artist and Hollybush Gardens. Photography by Andy Keate. 

to 15 September 2019

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Smoke and Mirrors: The psychology of magic
A major new exhibition at Wellcome Collection, is the first ever to focus on the relationship between magic and psychology.
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Rd, London NW1 2BE, UK

Above: Image from the Harry Price Library of Magical Literature, Senate House Library, University of London.

to 15 September 2019


Posy Simmonds: A Retrospective
Posy Simmonds’ sharp satire and progressive female characters have defined a career spanning 50 years. The exhibition will feature her early career pastiches, cartoon strips for The Guardian and children’s books such as Fred, which became an Oscar-nominated film. The retrospective will also include True Love, the first British graphic novel, unseen pages from Tamara Drewe and drawings from Simmonds’ most recent book, Cassandra Darke.
House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, King’s Cross, London, N1C 4BH, UK

to 15 September 2019


Reading Between the Lines: Drawing Illustrations
The Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1679, US

Above: Jean-Baptiste Oudry, The Plague-stricken Animals (from the Fables of La Fontaine), 1731. The J. Paul Getty Museum.

to 17 September 2019

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, directed by Stanley Kubrick (1963-64; GB/United States). The Conference table in the War Room. Still image. © Sony/Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.

Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition
An insight into director Stanley Kubrick’s vast archive of props, costumes, set models and rare photographs. The exhibition will also trace the design story behind Kubrick’s work and his fascination with design and architecture, including his collaborations with Hardy Amies, Eliot Noyes, Milena Canonero and Saul Bass. 
The Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High St, Kensington, London W8 6AG, UK

Above: Still from Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, directed by Stanley Kubrick, 1964. © Sony/Columbia Pictures Industries Inc.

to 22 September 2019


A Way With Words: The Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society exhibition
A major touring exhibition celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Calligraphy & Lettering Arts Society, with almost 100 selected pieces of calligraphic and lettering work, in a variety of media, to show the huge range of ways to express words visually and beautifully.
The Lettering Arts Centre, Snape Maltings, Snape, Suffolk IP17 1SP, UK

to 22 September 2019


Post Medium: International Biennale of Graphic Design 2019
The second edition of Chaumont’s International Biennale, an extension of the famous poster festival of Chaumont. Alongside a number of lectures, workshops and conferences, the Biennale will also host the Post Medium exhibition, showing works by artists such as Roosje Klap, Laura Knoops, Josh Schaub, and, for the first time in its history, a series of animated posters. 
The Sign, National Center of Graphic Design, Place des Arts, 52000 Chaumont, France

to 6 October 2019

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2013

Rudolf Stingel
A display of works by Italian artist Rudolf Stingel including abstract and photorealist paintings alongside a series of site-specific works using the museum’s carpets and insulation panels. The exhibition has been conceived and staged as a collaboration between Stingel and guest curator Udo Kittelmann.
Fondation Beyeler, Baselstrasse 101, CH-4125 Riehen/Basel, Switzerland

to 13 October 2019

[Color Study]

Bauhaus Beginnings
The Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1679, US

Above: Joost Schmidt, Form and color study, ca. 1929–1930. The Getty Research Institute.

to 13 October 2019

Walid Raad, I want to be able to welcome my father to my house_July 31-5,1989. 1990/2018. Pigmented inkjet print, 50 x 64,6 cm. Courtesy the artist & Sfeir-Semler Gallery Hamburg / Beirut

Walid Raad: Let’s be honest, the weather helped
An exhibition covering the work of the Lebanese-American artist Walid Raad, and his philosophical, political, yet witty, vision of the Lebanese Civil War and recent developments in contemporary art in the Middle East. The exhibition features video, photography, multimedia installations, performances and a new work drawing on Raad’s recent projects.
Stedelijk Museum, Museumplein 10, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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 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 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

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 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.




JUNE 2019

20 June — 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

21 — 29 June 2019


Alan Berry Rhys: Live Bait
An exhibition of work by Argentinian illustrator Alan berry Rhys who calls upon folklore, myths and legends that spread throughout the Parana river for his subject matter.
Coningsby Gallery, 30 Tottenham Street, London W1T 4RJ, UK

25 — 26 June 2019


London Design Biennale Summit 2019
The inaugural summit of the 2020 London Design Biennale which, under the guidance of Artistic Director Es Devlin, addresses the theme of ‘Resonance’. The two-day summit includes a day of discussion on day one, with speakers such as Justine Simons OBE and Dr. Christopher Turner, and a series of workshops and surgery sessions on day two. 
Google HQ, Six Pancras Square, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AG, UK
Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA, UK

25 June — 30 August 2019

Ernest C. Withers, Sanitation workers assemble in front of Clayborn Temple for a solidarity march, Memphis, TN, March 28, 1968, © The Estate of Ernest C. Withers

Ernest C. Withers: Civil Rights and the Memphis Blues
An survey of the work of news photographer Ernest C. Withers. Working in America in the middle of the Twentieth Century, Withers captured the period’s sense of change for prominent African American newspapers across the US.
Michael Hoppen Gallery, 3 Jubilee Place, London SW3 3TD, UK

See David Crowley’s ‘I am a poster’ in Eye 92.

26 June 2019

Photographic History of Fashion Magazine Photography

Issues: Critic Vince Aletti on the Photographic History of Fashion Magazine Photography

Photography critic and author Vince Aletti will be in conversation with graphic designer Ruth Ansel and creative director Sam Shadid around the release of his recent book, Issues: A History of Photography in Fashion Magazines (Phaidon). The event runs from 6:30pm — 8pm and is free and open to the public. Reserve a space here.
Frederick P. Rose Auditorium at The Cooper Union, 41 Cooper Square, New York, NY 10003, USA

27 June 2019


Digital Revolution: Designing in the ’90s
Astro Studios, 348 6th St, San Francisco, CA 94103, US

27 June — 15 September 2019

Cindy Sherman_National Portrait Gallery 2019

Cindy Sherman
A retrospective survey of works by contemporary artist Cindy Sherman, exploring the development of her practice from the mid-1970s to the present day.
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin’s Place, London WC2H 0HE, UK

Above: Cindy Sherman, Untitled Film Still #15, 1978. Image courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York.


JULY 2019

2 July 2019


Beef Pork Lamb Veal & Type: Tobias Frere-Jones, Nina Stössinger
San Francisco Public Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102, US

See ‘The business of type’ in Eye 98 and ‘Forensic types’ in Eye 54.

3 — 13 July 2019


Legacy of Letters 2019: Tipo Cibo Vino
Letterpress workshop with Peter Kruty Editions and the legendary Paul Shaw. ‘Despite the strong emphasis on food, there will be plenty of time for letterpress printing.’
Tipoteca, Cornuda, Italy

No prior experience or background in letterpress printing or typography is required to join the Tipo Cibo Vino workshop. Cost is $3850 [$3300 early bird discount]. Space limited to twelve participants.

10 July 2019


Lunchtime Lecture: Reportage Illustration
The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

11 — 28 July 2019

The World Illustration Awards Exhibition

The World Illustration Awards Exhibition
An exhibition of 200 shortlisted works judged by an independent jury to reflect the ‘cultural importance of contemporary illustration across the world’. Entry is free. 
Embankment East Galleries, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA, UK

11 July 2019 — 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.

12 July — 31 August 2019

Rikke Flensburg,  Darkness is Empty Space, 2015

Her Ground: Women Photographing Landscape
An exhibition showcasing work from eight international female contemporary artists, each approaching ideas of landscape in different ways.
Flowers Gallery, 82 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DP

Above: Rikke Flensburg, Darkness is Empty Space, 2015, Fine art print

16 July 2019


A Font and the Search for One Man’s Fate, Carolyn Porter
San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin St., San Francisco, CA 94102, US

See Yves Peters’ review of Carolyn Porter’s Marcel’s Letters in Eye 95.

18 July 2019


Death Wins a Goldfish
Illustrator Brian Rea will be signing his first book Death Wins a Goldfish.
The English Bookshop, Södermannagatan 22, 116 23 Stockholm, Sweden



5 August


Dóra Maurer
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, UK

Above: Dóra Maurer Relative Quasi Image 1996 © Dóra Maurer Photo: Vintage Galéria / András Bozsó.



September 2019 — 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. 

Tuesday 3 September 2019


Type Tuesday

Alongside entertaining and provocative talks, there’s also a free glass of fizz on arrival and a chance to buy bargain back issues of Eye magazine.

Look out for further details by signing up for the editor’s regular newsletter here and visit the St Bride ‘What’s On’ page.

11 September 2019 — 2 February 2020

William Blake
Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG, UK

14 — 22 September 2019


London Design Festival
Various locations, London

19 September — 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

20 September — 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.

21 September — 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 curated by Susanna Brown, also includes ten new series of photographs influenced by the V&A’s collections. 
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

Above: Tim Walker, Tilda Swinton, Renishaw Hall, Derbyshire, 2018 © Tim Walker Studio.

24 September 2019


AGI Open Rotterdam 2019
Various locations, Rotterdam, Netherlands



3 — 6 October 2019

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Torino Graphic Days
A four-day festival of visual communication that includes workshops, talks, performances, and exhibitions that celebrate the fusion of visual arts. 
Toolbox Coworking, via Agostino da Montefeltro, 2, Torino 10134, Italy

14 — 27 October 2019

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).

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



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

ModMag LDN
magCulture’s annual day of talks celebrating the culture of magazines. Speakers to be confirmed. 
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL, UK



December 2019


Bienal Brasileira de Design Gráfico
Curitiba, Brazil

Above: Bienial identity by Maikon Nery and Pablo Blanco.


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

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