28 September — 28 October 2016

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Sheila Rock: From Punk to the English Sea
Chelsea Space, Chelsea College of Arts, 16 John Islip Street, London SW1P 4JU, UK

Above: Sheila Rock, Jordan in doorway of Sex, 1977. Photograph © Sheila Rock Photography.

to 30 September 2016

Sagmeister Fragments

Fragments: Typography Deconstructed
Pocko, 51A King Henry’s Walk, London N1 4NH, UK

to 30 September 2016

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Himmelstrasse: Brian Griffin
The Magic Gallery, Charing Cross Underground Arcade, Strand, London WC2N 4HZ, UK

to 30 September 2016



to 1 October 2016

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Swiss Style Now
41 Cooper Gallery, Cooper Union, 41 Cooper Square, New York 10003, US

to 1 October 2016


Sylvain Lefebvre: Very Like a Whale
Charlotte Street Gallery, 28 Charlotte St, London, W1T 2NA

Above: Sylvain Lefebvre, A Whale!, 2016.

to 2 October 2016

© Gérard Uféras Valentino, haute couture, automne-hiver 1999-2000, Paris, juillet 1999

Gérard Uféras: Confidences
CT Gallery, 112, rue Saint-François, 74120 Megève, France

to 2 October 2016

Punk 1976-78
Admission free. Part of Punk London, ‘celebrating 40 years of punk heritage and influence in London.’
British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB UK

to 2 October 2016

David Hockney Barry Humphries

David Hockney RA: 82 Portraits and 1 Still Life
Royal Academy, The Sackler Wing of Galleries, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD, UK

Above: David Hockney, Barry Humphries, 26th, 27th, 28th March 2015.
Acrylic on canvas, 121.9 x 91.4 cm, © David Hockney. Photo credit: Richard Schmidt.

to 2 October 2016


Beautiful Users
Museum of Design Atlanta, 1315 Peachtree Street,  Atlanta, GA 30309, US

to 2 October 2016

5. A.R. Penck

Excitement: Exhibition by Rudi Fuchs
Stedelijk Museum, Museumplein 10, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Above: A.R. Penck, Olé njet, 1995, acryl on canvas. Collection Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

to 2 October 2016

Martin Parr: Work and Leisure
A touring exhibition organised by The Hepworth Wakefield.
Firstsite, Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester CO1 1JH, UK

to 9 October 2016


Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia
Cranbrook Art Museum, 39221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303, US

Above: Ira Cohen, Jimi Hendrix, 1968, courtesy Ira Cohen Archive, LLC.

to 9 October 2016


Le Gun: The Far Shadow
Galleri Rostrum, Västergatan 21, 211 21 Malmö, Sweden

to 9 October 2016

Herbert Leupin

Herbert Leupin: Seduction, Wit, and Poetry
The Museum für Gestaltung, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, CH-8005 Zürich, Switzerland

to 9 October 2016


Power and Architecture
Calvert 22, 22 Calvert Ave, London E2 7JP, UK

Above: Anton Ginzburg, still from Hyperborea (2011), HD film, 45 mins,
Courtesy of the artist.

to 15 October 2016

23 Charlotte Road, London EC2A 3PB, UK

to 15 October 2016


Yousuf Karsh Portraits
Beetles+Huxley, 3-5 Swallow Street, London, W1B 4DE, UK

to 15 October 2016

Photomeetings Luxembourg

Big Shots!: Photomeetings Luxembourg 2016
Galerie Clairefontaine, ESPACE 1, 7 place de Clairefontaine, L-1341 
Galerie Clairefontaine, ESPACE 2, 21 rue du St-Esprit, L-1475 
Galerie Beim Engel, 1 rue de la Loge, L-1945
Cercle, 2, rue Genistre, L-1623
Cercle Munster, 5-7 rue Munster, L-2160
Cité Auditorium, 3, Rue Genistre, L-1923

to 16 October 2016


guyandherbert: Situ
The Book Club, 100-106 Leonard Street, London EC2 A4H, UK

to 21 October 2016

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Mould Map 6 — Terraformers
The publication Mould Map, published by Landfill Editions, takes a new shape in the form of an exhibition of comics and narrative art.
Bonington Gallery, Nottingham Trent University, School of Art & Design, Bonington building, Dryden Street, Nottingham NG1 4GG, UK

Above: Tristram Lansdowne, Ultra-High Island, 2012.

to 21 October 2016

to 22 October 2016

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Rodrigo Matheus: Ornament and Crime
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, 8 rue Charles Decoster, 1050 - Ixelles-Brussels - Belgium

to 23 October 2016

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Björk Digital
Somerset House Trust, South Building, Somerset House, Strand, London

to 23 October 2016

Untitled, c.1970 (Devoe Money in Jackson, Mississippi) by William Eggleston, c.1970

William Eggleston: Portraits
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin’s Place, London WC2H 0HE, UK

Above: William Eggleston, Untitled, ca. 1970 (Devoe Money in Jackson, Mississippi).

to 29 October 2016


Women’s Rights are Human Rights

President’s Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt), 621 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115 US

‘Women’s Rights Are Human Rights: International Posters on Gender-based Inequality, Violence, and Discrimination’ showcases 50 posters that challenge gender inequality and stereotypes; advance reproductive and sexual rights; advocate protecting women and girls against brutality; and promote women’s empowerment, education, and participation in society. Curated by Elizabeth Resnick.

to 29 October 2016

Catherine Balet

Catherine Balet: Looking for the Masters in Ricardo’s Golden Shoes
Galerie Thierry Bigaignon, Hôtel de Retz, Bâtiment A, 9 rue Charlot 75003 Paris, France

Above: Catherine Balet. Tribute to Man RAY, Noire et blanche, 1926.

to 30 October 2016

Cornelia Parker, Thirty Pieces of Silver

The fourth International Print Biennale
International Print Biennale, Stepney Bank, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2NP, UK.

Above, Thirty Pieces of Silver (Exposed) 2015, Courtesy Cornelia Parker and Alan Cristea

to 30 October 2016

Vogue 100: A Century of Style
An exhibition organised by the National Portrait Gallery in collaboration with British Vogue as part of the magazine’s centenary celebrations. Curated by Robin Muir.
Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3JL, UK

to 30 October 2016

Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1

Georgia O’Keeffe
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, UK

to 30 October 2016


The Best Designed Books 2015
Stedelijk Museum, Museumplein 10, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

to 30 October 2016

Chris Brown, Pack of Dogs. Linocut. Courtesy the artist, St Jude's and YSP

Editions and Objects: Yorkshire Sculpture Park presents St. Judes
Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield WF4 4LG, UK

Above: Chris Brown, Pack of Dogs.

to 30 October 2016


The Village of Type
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, Lodge Hill Lane, Ditchling, Hassocks BN6 8SP, UK

to 5 November 2016


Tina Berning: Those Who Stay
Alison Milne Gallery, 134 Osler Street, Suite 3, Toronto, Ontario M6N 2Y8, Canada

to 15 November 2016


Patience: we+(Hokuto Ando & Toshiya Hayashi) 
Gallery S. Bensimon, 111, Rue de Turenne, F-75003 Paris, France.

to 27 November 2016

Peter Blake Appropriated Alphabet no.7

Peter Blake: Alphabets Letters & Numbers
De La Warr Pavilion, Marina, Bexhill, East Sussex TN40 1DP, UK

to 10 December 2016


Fashion Space Gallery, London College of Fashion, 20 John Princes Street, London W1G 0BJ, UK

to 11 December 2016

Albert Jonas and John Xiniwe of the African Choir

Black Chronicles: Photographic Portraits 1862-1948
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin’s Place, London WC2H 0HE, UK

Above: Albert Jonas and John Xiniwe of the African Choir, by the London Stereoscopic Company, 1891. © Hulton Archive / Getty Images.

to 11 December 2016


Willy Fleckhaus: Design, Revolt, Rainbow
MAKK (Museum für Angewandte Kunst Köln), An der Rechtschule, 50667 Köln, Germany

See ‘Paint it black’ in Eye 3.

Above: Twen, Nr. 12, 1966, Fotografie: Sam Haskins, Grafik: Willy Fleckhaus, © Foto: Carsten Wolff, FINE GERMAN DESIGN, Frankfurt am Main.

to 1 January 2017

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Dream Out Loud: Designing for Tomorrow’s Demands
Stedelijk Museum, Museumplein 10, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Above: We Make Carpets, Stirrer Carpet (detail).

to 2 January 2017

Mark Rothko  No. 15, 1957

Abstract Expressionism
The Royal Academy, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD, UK

Above: Mark Rothko, No. 15, 1957.

to 15 January 2017


William Kentridge: Thick Time
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX, UK

Above: William Kentridge, Remembering the Treason Trial, 2013. Courtesy Marian Goodman Gallery, © William Kentridge.

to 15 January 2017


Edward Ardizzone
House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, London N1C 4BH, UK

Above: The Model © Estate of Edward Ardizzone.

to 15 January 2017


Grunts and Grapples
Tunbridge Wells Museum & Art Gallery, Civic Centre, Mount Pleasant, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1JN, UK

to 16 January 2017

Milanese Mosaic Pastes, Cabinet of Factory Products, c. 1800

Object Lessons: The Story of Material Education in 8 Chapters
Werkbundarchiv – Museum der Dinge, Oranienstraße 25, D-10999 Berlin, Germany.

Above, Milanese Mosaic Pastes, Cabinet of Factory Products, c. 1800, Collection Technical Museum Vienna, Photo: A.-S. Lehmann / Jars From a Teaching Aid Kit On Paper Fabrication, Lehrmittel-Verlag F. Rausch c. 1920, Collection Werkbundarchiv, Photo: A. Herrmann

to 5 February 2017


The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots
An exhibition of Quentin Blake’s original illustrations for The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots, the recently re-discovered unpublished Beatrix Potter manuscript, to be published on 1 September by Penguin Random House.
House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, London N1C 4BH, UK

Above: Quentin Blake’s original drawings for Beatrix Potter’s newly re-discovered story The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots.

to 12 February 2017

Rachel Harrison (b. 1966). Untitled, (2011) Colored pencil on paper, Sheet: 19 × 24in. (48.3 × 61 cm) Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Drawing Committee 2012.81 © Courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali,

Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection
Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014, US

Above: Rachel Harrison (1966–), Untitled, 2012. Colored pencil on paper. 19 × 24 in. (48.3 × 61 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Drawing Committee. 2012.81 © Rachel Harrison Courtesy the artist and Greene Naftali, New York.

to 12 February 2017

Hanukkah Lamp # 7

Masterpieces & Curiosities: Memphis Does Hanukkah
The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St, New York, NY 10128, USA.

The Television Project: You Don’t Have to Be Jewish
The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St, New York, NY 10128, USA.

to 19 February 2017


A Marquee Piece of Sod: The WW1 films of Mary Reid Kelley
Kunsthalle, Am Wall 207, 28195 Bremen, Germany

Above: Sadie, The Saddest Sadist, 2009, Videostill.

to 26 February 2017

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You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966-1970
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL, UK

Above: The Beatles’ Illustrated Lyrics 1968, art directed by Alan Aldridge.

See ‘Multi-coloured mirrors’ about how Alan Aldridge’s art direction of Beatles lyrics gave a graphic twist to the Swinging Sixties in Eye 57.

to 27 February 2017

to 25 June 2017


Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond
Museum of Science and Industry, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4FP, UK

Above: exhibition graphics by LucienneRoberts+.





1 October 2016 — 5 March 2017

Meta-mechanical sculpture 1954 Tinguely

Jean Tinguely
Stedelijk Museum, Museumplein 10, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Above: Meta-mechanical sculpture untitled, 1954.

See ‘Books Received #18’ on the Eye blog.

1 October — 5 March 2017

Guerrilla Girls

Guerrilla Girls: Is it even worse in Europe?
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX, UK

2 October 2016


Type Camp: Alameda Point Antiques Faire
Type camp with a focus on vintage typography.
Alameda Point, 2700 Saratoga St, Alameda, CA 94501, US

See ‘Learning on location’ in Eye 85.

4 October 2016 — 2 April 2017


Philippe Parreno
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, UK

Above: Exhibition view, Philippe Parreno, H {N)Y P N(Y} OSIS, Park Avenue Armory, 2015. © Philippe Parreno. Courtesy Pilar Corrias, Barbara Gladstone, Esther Schipper. Photo credit: Andrea Rossetti.

5 October 2016

5 October 2016 — 27 February 2017

Lucia Moholy: The English Years
Bauhaus-Archiv Museum für Gestaltung, Klingelhöferstraße 14, 10785 Berlin, Germany

5 — 29 October 2016

Erwin Blumenfeld

Erwin Blumenfeld: From Dada to Vogue
Osborne Samuel, 23a Bruton Street, London W1J 6QG, UK

5 October — 18 December 2016


The Ulm Model
Raven Row, 56 Artillery Lane, London E1 7LS, UK

Above: Precision balance. Student: Gerda Müller-Krauspe. Instructors: Hans Gugelot, Walter Zeischegg and Georg Leowald, 1959-60, Industrial Design. Photo by Wolfgang Siol. Courtesy HfG-Archiv / Ulmer Museum.

7 October 2016 — 15 January 2017


Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s: Works from the Verbund Collection
The Photographers’ Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies St, London W1F 7LW, UK

Above: Lynn Hershman Leeson, Roberta Construction Chart #1, 1975 ©  Lynn Hershman Leeson / Sammlung Verbund.

12 — 22 October 2016

DM14 Core Day

Design Manchester
The fourth annual design festival of the city.
Various locations, Manchester

12 — 22 October 2016


Alan Kitching: A Life in Letterpress
Manchester School of Art, Benzie Building, Higher Ormond Street, Manchester M15 6BR UK

Top: Paul Rand monogram poster for Monotype, 2014.
Below: cover of the new book of the same name, art directed and written by Eye’s Simon Esterson and John L. Walters.


13 — 23 October 2016


Women in Print
Part of Design Manchester ’16.
The Co-Op HQ, 1 Angel Square, Manchester M60 0AG, UK

13 October 2016 — 5 February 2017

The Vulgar
Conceived by exhibition-maker Judith Clark and psychoanalyst Adam Philips. See The Vulgar News.
Barbican Art Gallery, Barbican Centre, Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS, UK

14 — 15 October 2016

JEAN JULLIEN / London Graphic Artist & Illustrator

WeMake Celebrates: A design conference about the process of making
The Armory, 128 NW Eleventh Ave, Portland, OR 97209, US

Above: Image of illustrator Jean Jullien who is one of the keynote speakers.

17 — 19 October 2016

AIGA: Design Conference 2016
Register here for tickets.
Mirage Las Vegas, 3400 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109, US

17 — 24 October 2016


Type Camp: Japan
Tokyo and Ibaraki

See ‘Learning on location’ in Eye 85.

19 October 2016

BSME CONFERENCE: Feel The Fear & Do It Anyway
‘How to future-proof you and your brand.’
A new BSME (British Society of Magazine Editors) conference in association with Central Saint Martins, Graphic Communication Design and Fashion Communication Programmes.
Central Saint Martins, 1 Granary Square, London N1C 4AA, UK

19 — 23 October 2016

Frankfurt Book Fair
Congress Center Messe Frankfurt, Frankfurt Messe, Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

19 October 2016 — 22 January 2017

L’esprit du Bauhaus, l’objet en question
Les Arts Décoratifs, 107, rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France

20 October 2016 — 29 January 2017


Dave Brown: The Boosh Club
The exhibition will feature unseen photography from designer, photographer and cast member Dave Brown of The Mighty Boosh (AKA Bollo) alongside illustrations by Noel Fielding as well as selected works by Ivana Zorn, Andy Hollingworth and Mr Bingo.
The Book Club, 106 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4XS, UK

See ‘Impeccable stupidity’ by Roger Sabin in Eye 70.

21 — 22 October 2016


Offset Sheffield
Part of Sheffield Catalyst Festival of Creativity and Sheffield Design Week. Tickets available here.
Crucible Theatre, 55 Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 1DA, UK

See ‘Offset 2016: day one’, ‘Offset 2016: day two’ and ‘Offset 2016: day three’ on the Eye blog.

22 — 30 October 2016


Sheffield Design Week
Various locations, Sheffield

25 October 2016 — 8 January 2017


Paint the Revolution: Mexican Modernism, 1910-1950
An exhibition of portable murals, paintings, prints, photographs, books and broadsheets.
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130, US

27 October 2016

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The Modern Magazine 2016
Conference speakers include Gail Bichler (The New York Times Magazine), Kirsten Algera (MacGuffin), Christoph Amend (ZEIT magazine) and the Ladybeard team.
Central Saint Martins, 1 Granary Square, London NC1 4AA, UK



1 November 2016 — 26 February 2017


Alan Kitching: A Life in Letterpress
The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow, Scotland G1 3NU, UK

See ‘Letterpress firecracker in Tribeca’ on the Eye blog.

Triple portrait of Alan Kitching by A. J. B. Sutherland, 1989.

Above: Alan Kitching triple portrait, 1989, by A. J. B. Sutherland.
Below: cover of the new book of the same name, art directed and written by Eye’s Simon Esterson and John L. Walters.


3 — 4 November 2016

Design Thinkers
Speakers include Matt Willey, Paolo Antonelli, Tobias Frere-Jones, Erik Kessels, etc.
Sony Centre, Toronto, Canada

3 — 4 November 2016

Printers Unite! Print and protest from the Early Modern to the present
2-day conference on print as a platform for protest.
Marx Memorial Library, 37A Clerkenwell Green, London EC1R 0DU, UK

4 November 2016 —


The Rolling Stones: Exhibitionism
Industria, 775 Washington Street, New York, NY 10014, US

10 November 2016 — 7 May 2017


The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, UK

Above: Man Ray, Glass Tears (Les Larmes) 1932. Collection Elton John
© Man Ray Trust/ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2016.

11 November 2016 — January 2017

Gee Vaucher: Introspective
Firstsite, Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1JH, UK

24 November 2016

Design Museum Kensington render Top Floor - Permanent Exhibition credit Alex Morris Visualisation

The Design Museum reopens
224-238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6NQ, UK

26 — 27 November 2016


Design Festa vol. 44
Tokyo Big Sight, 3-11-1 Ariake, Koto, Tokyo 135-0063, Japan



1 December 2016 — 2 April 2017

Robert Rauschenberg
Tate Modern, The Eyal Ofer Galleries, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, UK

28 December 2016 — 3 January 2017


Type Camp: India
Chennai and Delhi

See ‘Learning on location’ in Eye 85.



11 February — 17 April 2017

Kazimir Malevich, Peasants, c. 1930

Revolution: Russian Art 1917-1932
The Royal Academy, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD, UK

Above: Kazimir Malevich, Peasants, ca. 1930.

25 February — 4 June 2017

American Gothic

America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s
Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BD, UK


APRIL 2017

1 April — 9 July 2017


Grunts and Grapples
Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery, Waterdale, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN1 3BU, UK


MAY 2017

13 May — 1 October 2017

'Animals', album cover art, Roger Waters, 1977. © Pink Floyd Music Ltd

The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL, UK

Above: Roger Waters’ album cover art for ‘Animals’, 1977. © Pink Floyd Music Ltd.