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to 25 May 2018

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UX London 2018
Laban Theatre, 30 Creekside, London SE8 3DW, UK

24 May — 20 June 2018

Covers: Retracing Reggae Record Sleeves in London

Covers: Retracing Reggae Record Sleeves in London
UK Exhibition tour 2018
Exposure Gallery, 22–23 Little Portland Street, W1W 8BU, UK

23 May — 9 September 2018

12.An Old Crab and a Young

Edward Bawden
Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, Dulwich, London SE21 7AD, UK

to 27 May 2018

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Spanish Still Life
Bozar / Centre for Fine Arts, Rue Ravensteinstraat 23, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

to 29 May 2018

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Chris Ware
Galerie Martel, 17 Rue Martel, 75010 Paris, France

See ‘Smartest letterer on the planet’ in Eye 45 and ‘The cover that never was’ on the Eye blog.

30 May 2018

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Modern Magazine NY Edition
The first New York edition of the ModMag conference will take place onat Parsons School of Design, with Gail Bichler of the The New York Times Magazine and Justinien Tribillon & Isabel Seiffert of Migrant Journal.
Tishman Auditorium, Parsons School of Design, 63 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10003, US

30 May 2018

12.An Old Crab and a Young

Stephen Bayley on Taste: The Secret Meaning of Things

7.30–8.30pm, followed by a book signing (doors open at 7pm)
Price £10 / £8 concessions and Friends.

Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, London SE21 7AD
Tickets: 020 8299 8750

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ONGOING

to 31 May 2018

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Gabriel Stromberg: A Series of Shapes
Non-Breaking Space, 532 1st Avenue S., Seattle, WA 98104, US

to 2 June 2018

Rose Zehner, Citroën

La Lutte Continue...
For the 50th anniversary of May 68, the ARGENTIC gallery presents a very wide selection of photographs and posters from the Popular Front to May 68. Come and discover the images that embody the great social struggles of the twentieth century.
Argentic Gallery, 43 rue Daubenton 75005 Paris, France

to 2 June 2018

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Mouneer Al Shaarani: Calligraphic Rhythms
Box Freiraum, Boxhagener Straße 96 (Im Hof), 10245 Berlin-Friedrichshain, Germany

Above: Mouneer Al Shaarani, I am the Lover and the Land is Beloved.

to 2 June 2018

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Only Human
An exhibition of works by Sougwen Chung, Lisa Park, and Hammerstep (Jason Oremus and Garrett Coleman) presented by NEW INC, the New Museum’s cultural incubator, and Nokia Bell Labs.
Mana Contemporary, 888 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07306, US

Above: Sougwen Chung, Drawing Operations Unit: Generation 1 (Mimicry), 2015. Courtesy the artist.

to 3 June 2018

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Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2018
The Photographers’ Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW, UK

Above: Mathieu Asselin Heather Bowser holds a photograph of her father, Morris Bowser, Ohio, 2012 © Mathieu Asselin, all rights reserved.

3 June 2018

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Revisiting Black Mountain
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8031 Zurich

to 3 June 2018

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Anthony McCall: Solid Light Works
The Hepworth Wakefield, Gallery Walk, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 5AW, UK

Above: Anthony McCall, Face to Face II, 2013. Installation view Eye Film Museum, Amsterdam 2014. Photo: Hans Wilschut.

to 3 June 2018

Man in makeup wearing ring. Photograph from a photo booth, with highlights of color. United States, circa 1920. © Sebastian Lifshitz Collection Courtesy of Sebastian Lifshitz and The Photographers’ Gallery

Under Cover: A Secret History Of Cross-Dressers
The Photographers’ Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW, UK

Above: Man in makeup wearing ring. Photograph from a photo booth, with highlights of colour. US, ca. 1920. © Sebastian Lifshitz Collection Courtesy of Sebastian Lifshitz and The Photographers’ Gallery.

to 7 June 2018

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Shanghai: Erwin Olaf
Magda Danysz Gallery - Shanghai, 256 Beijing East Road, x Jiangxi Road, China

to 10 June 2018

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Ravilious & Co: The Pattern of Friendship
Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ, UK

See ‘The crew with no name’, John Walters’ review of the exhibition in Eye 95.

to 10 June 2018

Reflections: The Observant Art of Richard Bawden & Chloë Cheese

Watts Gallery – Artists' Village
Down Line, Compton,
 Surrey, GU3 1DQ, UK

to 10 June 2018

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Zoe Leonard: Survey
Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street
New York, NY 10014, US

Above: Zoe Leonard, Niagara Falls no. 4, 1986 / 1991. Courtesy of the artist.

to 17 June 2018

Empress of Britain colour lithograph poster for Canadian Pacific Railways, J.R. Tooby, London, 1920 – 31 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Ocean Liners: Speed & Style
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

to 23 June 2018

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Wim Crouwel - Fascinated by the grid
Ginza Graphic Gallery, DNP Ginza Bldg., 7-7-2 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan

to 24 June 2018

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Berthold Wolpe: The Total Man
Curated and designed by Professor Phil Cleaver.
Lettering Arts Centre, Snape Maltings, Snape 1P17 1SP, UK

to 24 June 2018

to 30 June 2018

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Robin Broadbent: Reduction, Reduction
Wren London, 39 Featherstone Street, London EC1Y 8RE, UK

See ‘Obsessive meditations’ in Eye 94.

to 1 July 2018

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Lud­wig Gün­ter Peter Straschek: Emi­gra­tion – Film – Politics
Museum Ludwig, Heinrich-Böll-Platz, 50667 Cologne, Germany

Above: Günter Peter Straschek in Jean-Marie Straub/Danièle Huillet: Einleitung zu Arnold Schoenbergs ‘Begleitmusik zu einer Lichtspielscene’ [Introduction to Arnold Schoenberg’s ‘Accompaniment to a Cinematographic Scene’], 1972. Film still © BELVA Films

to 8 July 2018

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Müesli: The Social Life of Things
Centre d’Art Contemporain Chanot, 33 Rue Brissard, 92140 Clamart, France

Above: Müesli, Meeting Gayatri Speevak (étude), 2018 © Müesli.

to 15 July 2018

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Fashion Drive: Extreme Clothing in the Visual Arts
Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, CH–8001 Zurich, Switzerland
 

to 22 July 2018

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America’s Cool Modernism
Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, UK

Above: Charles Demuth, I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold, 1928.
© Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

to 12 August 2018

Paloma Varga Weisz’s Bumped Body (2007)

ISelf Collection: Bumped Bodies
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St, London, E1 7QX, UK

Above: Paloma Varga Weisz’s Bumped Body, 2007.

to 12 August 2018

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Hope to Nope: Graphics and Politics 2008-18
‘Discover how graphic design and technology have played a pivotal role in dictating and reacting to the major political moments of our times.’
Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG, UK

Above: Women’s march, Washington DC, January 2017. Image credit: Chris Wiliams Zoeica.

to 19 August 2018

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The Dark Side of Dick Bruna
Kunsthal Rotterdam, Museumpark, Westzeedijk 341, 3015 AA Rotterdam, Netherlands

to 27 August 2018

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Antony Gormley:  Subject
Kettle’s Yard, University of Cambridge, Castle Street, Cambridge,
CB3 0AQ, UK

to 2 September 2018

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Protest! Resistance Posters
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8031 Zurich, Switzerland

to 30 September

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The Great British Seaside
National Maritime Museum, Royal Museums Greenwich, Romney Rd, London SE10 9NF, UK

Above, Clacton on Sea Essex 2017 © Martin Parr/Magnum Photos

to 4 October 2018

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Visible Girls: Revisited
Touring 2017 — 2018
Hull Artlink, 7 July – 11 August 2017
Exeter Phoenix, 17 November – 21 December 2017
Norwich Arts Centre, 7 February – 14 March 2018
Bristol 3CA, 6 September – 4 October 2018

to 14 October 2018

Corita Kent

Corita Kent: Get With The Action
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, Lodge Hill Lane, Ditchling, East Sussex BN6 8SP, UK

See the ‘All you need is love: pictures, words and worship’ about Sister Corita Kent in Eye 35.

to 14 October 2018

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Shape of Light: 100 years of photography and abstract art
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, UK

See Rick Poynor’s Photo Critique ‘Enigmas of abstraction’.

Above: Aleksandr Rodchenko, Radio Tower Station 1929.

to 28 October 2018

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Stanley Kubrick Photographs: Through a Different Lens
Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, US

Above: Stanley Kubrick, ‘Rosemary Williams, Show Girl’ for Look magazine, 1949. Courtesy of SK Film Archives / Museum of the City of New York.

to 11 November 2018

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London Nights
Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN, UK

Above: A group of ‘teddy boys’ outside a burger bar; 1962 © Henry Grant Collection / Museum of London.

to 27 January 2019

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Fashioned From Nature
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

Above: Suit, Richard James, 1998, England. Museum no. T.111:1&2-2012. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

to January 2019

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Poster Girls
London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2E 7BB, UK

to 10 February 2019

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La Raza
The exhibition examines the photography of the influential bilingual newspaper La Raza (1967-1977) and the alternative press of the Chicano Movement, positioning photography as an artistic medium and a powerful tool of social activism.
The Autry Museum in Griffith Park, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462, US

Above: Police in front of Lincoln High School, East L.A. c. 1970. La Raza Newspaper & Magazine Records. Coll. 1000. Courtesy of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center.

to 31 December 2019

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

21 January 2018 —

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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.

28 April 2017 —

Charles Demuth (1883‑1935), Buildings, Lancaster, 1930. Oil and graphite pencil on composition board, 24 1/8 × 20 1/8in. (61.3 × 51.1 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of an anonymous donor 58.63

Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1900–1960
Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014, US

Above: Charles Demuth (1883‑1935), Buildings, Lancaster, 1930. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

18 August 2017 —

Annette Lemieux (b. 1957), Black Mass, 1991. Latex, acrylic, and oil on canvas, 95 13/16 × 105 × 1 13/16 in. (243.4 × 266.7 × 4.6 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; promised gift of Emily Fisher Landau P.2010.173. © Annette Lemieux

An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1940–2017
Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

Above: Annette Lemieux, Black Mass, 1991. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; promised gift of Emily Fisher Landau © Annette Lemieux.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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MAY 2018

31 May 2018

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JUNE 2018

2 June 2018

Bauhaus

Bauhaus – 100 years on
A symposium exploring the legacy of Bauhaus across art, design and architecture.
London, UK

Tickets available here

2 June — 7 October 2018

Pop magazine

Juegen Teller – Enjoy Your Life!
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Grüzenstrasse 44 + 45, CH-8400 Winterthur, Switzerland

Above: Juergen Teller, Enjoy Your Life! Junior, no. 74, 2017.

5 June — 23 September 2018

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Aftermath Art in the Wake of World War One
The exhibition includes work by George Grosz, Otto Dix, Hannah Höch, André Masson, Pablo Picasso, Winifred Knights, Fernand Léger and
C R W  Nevinson.
Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG, UK

Above: Winifred Knights, The Deluge 1920. Tate.

See ‘Futurist at the front’ on the Eye blog

5 June 2018

Anatomy of a magazine

Eye Magazine’s Type Tuesday: Anatomy of a magazine
St. Bride Foundation, Bride Lane, EC4Y 8EQ London, UK

Tickets available here

6 — 8 June 2018

Kerning

Kerning
A two-day international typography conference. This year’s speakers include Matt Willey, Amélie Bonet and Erik Spiekermann.
Cinema Teatro Sarti, Via Scaletta, 10 - Faenza, Italy

8 June 2018

Covers: Retracing Reggae Record Sleeves in London

Covers: Retracing Reggae Record Sleeves in London
UK Exhibition tour 2018
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL, UK

8 June — 22 August 2018

Print! Tearing it up

Print! Tearing It Up
Explore the history and impact of the British independent magazine scene today. This exhibition charts the evolution of polemic and progressive print publications and celebrates the current diverse industry of innovative independent magazines.
Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA, UK

 

11 — 21 June 2018

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Typographics
A design festival – conference, workshops, TypeLab, book fair – including speakers Parasto Backman, Toshi Omagari and Bobby C. Martin, among many others.
The Cooper Union, 30 Cooper Sq, New York, NY 10003, US

14 June 2018

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Constructivist Typography in the Met’s Watson Library with Jared Ash
Part of the Typographics festival.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Avenue, Thomas J. Watson Library, New York, NY 10028, US

16 June — 23 September 2018

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Pho­to­g­ra­pher’s Name: Aenne Bier­mann
Museum Ludwig, Heinrich-Böll-Platz, 50667 Cologne, Germany

Above: Aenne Biermann, Porträt [Portrait], ca. 1929. Silver gelatin paper, 16.8 x 12.4 cm. Museum Ludwig, Cologne. Reproduction: Rheinisches Bildarchiv Köln/ Cologne

23 June — 6 July 2018

Design West Summer School
Letterfrack, Connemara, Ireland

 

23 June — 14 October, 2018

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I Was Raised on the Internet
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, US

Above: Sophia Al-Maria, Installation view of Black Friday at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Photo: Ronald Amstutz

28 — 29 June 2018

Script, print, and letterforms in global contexts: the visual and the material
Centre for Printing History & Culture, Birmingham City University, Room 423, Faculty of Art, Design and Media, Birmingham City University, Parkside Building, 5 Cardigan Street, Birmingham B4 7BD, UK

29 June — 7 October 2018

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Paul Kooiker - Untitled (Nude)
FOMU - Fotomuseum, Waalsekaai 47, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium

Above: Paul Kooiker, from the series ‘Sunday’, 2011.

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JULY 2018

7 July — 12 May 2019

Maud Sulter - Terpsichore

In Focus: Scottish Photography
City Art Centre, 2 Market Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DE, UK

Above, Maud Sulter, Terpsichore, 1989. © Maud Sulter / The Estate of Maud Sulter (Photo: Street Level Photoworks)

12 July 2018

Vox Pop London

Typographic Voices: Persuasion
St. Bride Foundation, 14 St. Bride Lane, London, EC4Y 8EQ, UK

Tickets available here

16 July —

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

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

28 July — 2 September 2018

Covers: Retracing Reggae Record Sleeves in London

Covers: Retracing Reggae Record Sleeves in London
UK Exhibition tour 2018
New Art Exchange, 39 – 41 Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham NG7 6BE, UK
Rough Trade Nottingham, 5 Broad Street Nottingham NG1 3AJ GB

 

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AUGUST 2018

4— 5 August 2018

Typetersburg
Two day conference.
Saint Petersburg, Russia

16 — 19 August 2018

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Letterheads 2018: London Calling
Letterheads 2018 will draw signwriters and lettering professionals from around the world. In addition, the event will include a free public exhibition, film screenings, demonstrations and lettering & typography tours.
Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London SE1, UK

31 August — 18 November 2018

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Robert Delaunay and the City of Light
One of the largest collections of Delaunay’s work in Switzerland shows his innovativeness in abstract art and focuses on themes of light and color. Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, CH–8001 Zurich, Switzerland

Above: Robert Delaunay, Formes Circulaires, Soleil, Lune, 1913.

31 August 2018 — 6 January 2019

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Do­ing the Doc­u­ment: Pho­to­graphs from Diane Ar­bus to Pi­et Zwart
The Barten­bach Do­na­tion
Museum Ludwig, Heinrich-Böll-Platz, 50667 Cologne, Germany

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SEPTEMBER 2018

6 — 7 September 2018

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Reasons to: Design, Code, Create, Share & Think Differently
Brighton Dome, Church Street, Brighton, BN1 1UE, UK

Tickets available here.

8 September — 14 October 2018

Covers: Retracing Reggae Record Sleeves in London

Covers: Retracing Reggae Record Sleeves in London
UK Exhibition tour 2018
Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield St, Wolverhampton, West Midlands
WV1 1DU, UK

8 September 2018 — 24 February 2019

Vox the Dog + Blizzard Games

Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL, UK

13 — 14 September 2018

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OCTOBER 2018

11 October 2018

Vox Pop London

Typographic Voices: Empowerment
St. Bride Foundation, 14 St. Bride Lane, London, EC4Y 8EQ, UK

Tickets available here

13 October 2018 — 3 February 2019

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Alexan­der von Hum­boldt: Pho­tog­ra­phy and Le­ga­cy
Museum Ludwig, Heinrich-Böll-Platz, 50667 Cologne, Germany

Above: Paul de Rosti, Mexiko [Mexico](from the album Aufnahmen aus Mexiko und Venezuela 1857–1858 [Photographs from Mexico and Venezuela 1857–1858], gift to Alexander von Humboldt, 1858), 1857/1858. Albumin paper on cardboard. 28.9 x 40.4 cm. Museum Ludwig, Cologne. Reproduction: Rheinisches Bildarchiv Köln/ Cologne

20 October 2018 — 10 February 2019

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25 Years! Shared Histories, Shared Stories
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Grüzenstrasse 44 + 45, CH-8400 Winterthur, Switzerland

Above: Aneta Grzeszykowska & Jan Smaga, from Acrobat Book, 2008.

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NOVEMBER 2018

8 November 2018

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Talk, Poster Girls: History under wraps
Part of a talk series as part of the ‘Poster Girls’ exhibition programme.
London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2E 7BB, UK