What’s On In The Capital?

A culture vulture’s guide to the best of the rest! An exclusive selection of art lectures, sales, exhibitions, festivals and creative events in London taking place this week and beyond…

Art Today’s Top Choice:-

Calling all movers and shakers! The London Design Festival needs you! Immerse yourself and network during London’s broad-reaching approach to art & design from 16-24th September.

*London Design Festival* – various venues across the city.  16-24th September.  Includes: ‘Villa Walala’ by Camille Walala, Exchange Square, Broadgate (immersive, huge, inflatable sculpture); 100% Design 2017; London Design Fair; designjunction; ‘Plastic Primitive’ installation by James Shaw, Ace Hotel London (homemade gun extrudes lengths of recycled, melted plastic); ‘(In)visible Systems’ exhibition & talk by Alex Evans, The Foundry Gallery, SW3 (exploring the relationship between art & architecture); Focus/17; plus various installations featured at the V&A!  See our article entitled: http://London’s Design Festival – 6 Key Arts Venues for September…


The Serpentine Pavilion 2017 designed by Francis Kere – winner of the Aga Khan Award For Architecture (2004) for his first building, a primary school in his home country of Burkina Faso.

Festivals & Fairs:-

LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair 2017 will be supported by Killik & Co, and held at the eponymous gallery in Berkeley Square.


Art on a Ukulele charity project and auction will be held at Long & Ryle, SE1, on 21st September.


Lectures, Talks & Workshops:-

The Barbara Hulanicki/BIBA workshop will feature a walk down memory lane with like-minded fashion fans.


[Credits:  Feature image – ‘London, 2009’ by Stefanie Bemmann, galerie-ulrich-haasch.de; serpentinegalleries.org; lapadalondon.com; artonaukulele.com; antiquesanonymous.london; bonhams.com; space10.io; nastywomenexhibition.org; nastywomenuk.com; pa-antiques.co.uk; grahambrown.com; nowgallery.co.uk; cherryduck.com/studios; jaymclaughlin.co.uk; thefoundrygallery.org; londondesignfestival.com; homesandproperty.co.uk; telegraph.co.uk; londonfashionweek.co.uk]


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