13 October 2015


Beatrice Warde Lecture 2015: Salvaging the Doves Press Type - Robert Green
St Bride Library, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ, UK

Above: Photo by Sam Armstrong for the Sunday Times.

to 13 October 2015

Paul Rand: Everything is Design
Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue (at 103rd Street)
New York, NY 10029, US

Above: Paul Rand, The One Club Hall of Fame Induction, 2007.

13 October 2015


Michael Kubo: Working Across Platforms
Part of the SVA Department of Design Research, Writing & Criticism lecture series.
SVA MA Design Research, 136 West 21 Street, Second Floor, New York, NY 10011, US

Above: Michael Kubo, Mark Pasnik, and Chris Grimley, Heroic: Concrete Architecture and the New Boston, The Monacelli Press, 2015.

13 October — 21 November 2015


Bill Viola: Moving Stillness (Mt. Rainier), 1979
Blain Southern, 4 Hanover Square, London W1S 1BP, UK

Above: Bill Viola, Mt Rainier coffee shop, WA, August 1979. Photo: Kira Perov.

12 October — 12 December 2015


Alighiero Boetti: Private Collection
Luxembourg and Dayan, 2 Savile Row, London W1S 3PA, UK

Above: Alighiero Boetti, Autoritratto, 1971. Photocopy on pink Xerox paper (in 12 parts).

to 14 October 2015


Tiger, Mog and Pink Rabbit: A Judith Kerr Retrospective
This exhibition is complemented by several workshops with illustrators and authors such as Karen George, Krimena Dimitrova, Jim Medway and Jane Rae as well as a talk with Judith Kerr. Tickets available here.
Jewish Museum, Raymond Burton House, Albert Street, London NW1 7NB, UK

Above: Illustration from Judith Kerr’s The Tiger Who Came to Tea © Kerr-Kneale Productions Ltd.



to 17 October 2015


Stefan Guggisberg: Core Information
Parrotta Contemporary Art, Augustenstrasse 87-89, 70197 Stuttgart, Germany

Above: Stefan Guggisberg, 2015.

to 18 October 2015


Steve McCurry: Photographs from the East
Museum für Gestaltung – Schaudepot, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96
CH-8005 Zurich, Switzerland

Above: Steve McCurry, Holi Festival, Rajasthan, India, 1996, © Steve McCurry / Magnum Photos.

to 23 October 2015

Alan Kitching and Monotype: Celebrating Five Pioneers of the Poster
Bonington Gallery, Nottingham Trent University, School of Art & Design, Bonington Building, Dryden Street, Nottingham NG1 4GG, UK

to 24 October 2015


Alberto Burri: Grafica
Luxembourg & Dayan, 64 East 77th Street, New York, NY 10075, US

Above: Alberto Burri, Oro e Nero 4, 1993. Courtesy Fondazione Palazzo Albizzini, Collezione Burri, Città di Castello, Italy, and Luxembourg & Dayan.

to 24 October 2015

Baumeister Baroque of the Mountain Infrastructures, a return to the Sottsasses, Adam Nathaniel Furman, 20015

Sottsass. Father and Son: Drawings by Adam Nathaniel Furman and Luca Zamoc
A project by Marco Sammicheli which includes 
Inoperable Gallery, Stiegengasse 2/3, 1060 Vienna, Austria

Above: Adam Nathaniel Furman, Baumeister Baroque of the Mountain Infrastructures, a return to the Sottsasses, 2015.

to 25 October 2015

to 25 October 2015


50 Years of British Road Signs
A free installation of signs, illustrations and archive material.
Made North have invited 50 leading artists and designers to transform the familiar circle, triangle and square signs. The Design Museum tank will house a display that tells the story of Margaret Calvert and Jock Kinneir’s original designs. Curated by Patrick Murphy of MADE NORTH.
Design Museum, Shad Thames, London SE1 2YD, UK

to 31 October 2015


Elisabeth Scheder-Bieschin: Cyanotypes
43 Inverness Street Gallery, 43 Inverness Street, London NW1 7HB, UK

Above: Elisabeth Scheder-Bieschin, Blume, 2015.

to 31 October 2015

Pablo Delgado

Pablo Delgado: Opens Tomorrow Morning
Howard Griffin Gallery, 189 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6HU, UK

to 31 October 2015


Fiona Banner: Font
Frith Street Gallery, 17–18 Golden Square, London W1F 9JJ, UK

Above: Fiona Banner, Untitled, 2015. Harrier nose cones, graphite
110cm x 80cm x 80cm.

to 31 October 2015

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The Bauhaus-Archiv and Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin, present an exhibition of 100 photographs to mark the anniversary of ‘Fifty Years of German-Israeli Relations’.
White City Conservation Centre, Max Liebling House, 29 Idelson Street, Tel Aviv, Israel

Above: Herbert Bayer, Self-portrait, 1932. Photo Credit: Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn.

to 1 November 2015


The Alice Look
V&A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9PA, UK

Above: Kumiko Uehara, Baby the stars shine bright.

to 1 November 2015


AOI World Illustration Awards Exhibition
Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA, UK

Above: Olivier Kugler’s shortlisted editorial illustrations of Syrian Refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan.

to 1 November


The Century of the Poster
An exhibition of Slovenian graphic design in the twentieth century.
MAO – Museum of Architecture and Design, Pot na Fužine 2, Ljubljana, Slovenia

to 7 November 2015


The Masters Series: Michael Bierut
Opening reception, 6 October 6-8pm.
School of Visual Arts Chelsea Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001, US

to 8 November 2015


EINE: ‘Your Not My Type’
The first London gallery exhibition by street artist Eine since his 2007 Kemistry Gallery show.
Stolen Space Gallery, 17 Osborn Street, London E1 6TD, UK

to 14 November 2015

Elliott Erwitt

Elliott Erwitt
Please Do Not Bend Gallery, 1202 Dragon Street, Ste. 103, Dallas, Texas  75207, US

Above: Elliott Erwitt, USA, New York City, 1974. © Elliott Erwitt / MAGNUM PHOTOS.

to 14 November 2015

Le canard inquiétant. (De foruroligende ælling) 1959

Eyes For Blowing Up Bridges: Joining the dots from the Situationist International to Malcolm McLaren
John Hansard Gallery, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK

Above: Asger Jorn, Le canard inquiétant, 1959. © Donation Jorn, Silkeborg.

to 15 November 2015

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Newton. Horvat. Brodziak
An exhibition of photography by Helmut Newton, Frank Horvat and Szymon Brodziak.
Museum für Fotografie, Jebensstraße 2, 10623 Berlin, Germany

Above: Frank Horvat, Shoe and Eiffel Tower, Paris, 1974 © Frank Horvat.

to 22 November 2015


The Freedom Principle: Experiments in Art and Music, 1965 to Now
The exhibition includes brochures, banners, photographs, posters, sheet music, record covers as well as music and art from people such as pianist and painter Muhal Richard Abrams and Art Ensemble of Chicago band leader Roscoe Mitchell.
MCA Chicago, 220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago IL 60611, US

to 22 November 2015


The Bridges of Graffiti
Arterminal c/o Terminal S. Basilio, Fondamenta Zattere Al Ponte Lungo, Venice, Italy

Above: Todd James, Time Waits for No One, 2013.

to 29 November 2015


Music for Museums
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX, UK

to 3 December 2015


Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts
Various locations including the International Centre of Graphic Arts, the Museum of Modern Art, Tivoli Park, The Jakopič Gallery and the National and University Library, Ljubljana, Slovenia

to 10 January 2016

Jim Shaw: The End is Here
New Museum, 235 Bowery, New York, NY 10002, US

to 10 January 2016


Burden of Proof: The Construction of Visual Evidence
The Photographers’ Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies St, London W1F 7LW, UK

Above: Alphonse Bertillon, Murder of Monsieur Canon, boulevard de Clichy, 9 December 2014.

to 10 January 2016

Design Museum: Nordic Design 1

The Century of the Child: Nordic Design and Children 1900–2014
Design Museum Gallery, 23 Korkeavuorenkatu, 00130, Helsinki, Finland

Above: Rauno Träskelin, Marimekko.

to 10 January 2016

Animated Wonderworlds
Museum für Gestaltung - Schaudepot, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, CH-8005 Zurich

to 17 January 2016


Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye
Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53 Street, New York, NY 10019, US

Above: Hiroshi Ohchi, Radio, 1954.

to 24 January 2016

How Posters Work Cooper Hewitt

How Posters Work
Cooper Hewitt, 2 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10128, US

Above: Frederick Siebel, Someone Talked, 1942. Lithograph, 40 × 28 in. (101.6 × 71.1 cm). Printed by Devoe & Raynolds Painting Company (USA).

to 24 January 2016

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The World Goes Pop
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, UK

See ‘Pop justice’ on the Eye blog.

to January 2016

Jim Shaw, Not Since Superman Died, 2014 (detail)

Jim Shaw: Entertaining Doubts
MASS MoCA, 87 Marshall St, North Adams, MA 01247, US

Above: Jim Shaw, Not Since Superman Died, 2014 (detail). Acrylic on muslin, 270 x 600 inches overall (685.8 x 1524 cm).


to 7 February 2016


The Power of Pictures: Early Soviet Photography, Early Soviet Film
The exhibition will include by designers and photographers such as El Lissitzky, Moisei Nappelbaum, Max Penson, Georgy Petrusov and Alexander Rodchenko.
The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St, New York, NY 10128, US

Above: Alexander Rodchenko, Sports Parade on Red Square, 1936. Gelatin silver print, 11 5/8 × 8 7/8 in. (29.6 × 22.6 cm). Sepherot Foundation, Vaduz, Liechtenstein.

to 21 February 2016


Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130, US

Above: David Heath, Berkeley, California, 1964. The Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri: Gift of the Hall Family Foundation, 2012.

to 28 February 2016

The Indestructible Lee Miller
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, One East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, US

to 28 March 2016


Gathered Leaves: Photographs by Alec Soth
Science Museum, Media Space, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD, UK

to 28 March 2016


Julia Margaret Cameron: Influence and Intimacy
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD, UK

Above: Henry Taylor, a Portrait, 1865, Julia Margaret Cameron © National Media Museum, Bradford.

to 31 March 2016


Designers in Residence 2015: Migration
Design Museum, Shad Thames, London SE1 2YD, UK

Above: Photograph of the work space of design resident Stephanie Hornig taken by Jenny Lewis.

to 10 April 2016


Bill Viola
Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield WF4 4LG, SatNav WF4 4JX, UK

Above: Bill Viola, Firewoman, 2005 © The Artist.

to 24 April 2016


Facing History: Contemporary Portraiture
Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

Above: Grayson Perry, Mr & Mrs Perry, 2005. Courtesy the Artist, Victoria & Albert Museum and Victoria Miro, London

to 7 August 2016

Pixar Story

Pixar: The Design of Story
Cooper Hewitt, 2 East 91st Street, New York, NY 10128, US

Above: Ricky Nierva, ‘Riley and Emotions’, Inside Out, 2015. Watercolour and marker on paper.






14 October 2015

Made You Look Film Screening and Q&A
The film features illustrators and designers such as Anthony Burrill, Pete Fowler, Kate Moross, Fred Deakin of Airside and Jon Burgerman. The Q&A with filmmakers Ant Peters and David Waterstone from the Look and Yes collective plus illustrators Ed Cheverton and Ben O’Brien.
Arnolfini Theatre, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA, UK

Above: Made You Look documentary trailer from Look and Yes collective.

14 October 2015

14 — 17 October 2015


ATypI 2015 São Paulo
Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP), São Paulo, Brazil

14 — 21 October 2015


Design Manchester
A week-long festival of art, design, digital work and music featuring IDEO,  Ben Terrett, Malika Favre and Fred Deakin, among others. 
Various locations across Manchester

14 October — 7 November 2015


Eileen Gray: The Private Painter
Osborne Samuel, 23a Bruton Street, London W1J 6QG, UK

17 — 18 October 2015

The Great Guillermo

The Great Guillermo: A Screenprint Extravaganza
71a Gallery, 71a Leonard Street, London EC2A 4QS, UK



16 — 18 October 2015


Multiplied Art Fair
Christie’s South Kensington, 85 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3LD, UK

Above: Works from Jamie Shovlin’s series ‘A Defect in Broke Tissue’, 2015 exhibiting with Used Paper.

20 — 24 October 2015

Huck Collective Truths

Huck presents... Collective Truths
71a Gallery, 71a Leonard Street, London EC2A 4QS, UK

Above: Work from Daniella Zalcman's series ‘Echosight’, 2013—2015.

20 October 2015 — 24 January 2016


Philippe Halsman. Astonish Me !
Jeu De Paume, 1 place de la Concorde, 75008 Paris, France

Above: Philippe Halsman, Marilyn Monroe, 1959, Musée de l’Elysée.
© 2015 Philippe Halsman Archive / Magnum Photos.

21 October 2015 — 14 February 2016


The World of Charles and Ray Eames
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS, UK

Above: Charles and Ray Eames selecting slides. © Eames Office LLC.

22 October 2015

Type Talk: James Langdon in conversation with the Ikon Gallery
The Typographic Hub, Centre for Printing History & Culture, Faculty of Art, Design and Media, Birmingham City University, Parkside Building, 5 Cardigan Street, Birmingham B4 7BD, UK

22 October — 12 November 2015


Everyhey, Just people by Hey
The Folio Club, C/ Roc Boronat, 37 Barcelona 08005, Spain


24 October 2015 — 14 February 2016

Rudolf Lichtsteiner, Tischgeschichten (Table Stories), Constellation 3, Image 3, 1983 © Rudolf Lichtsteiner / Fotostiftung Schweiz

Rudolf Lichtsteiner – On the State of Things
Fotostiftung Schweiz, Grüzenstrasse 45, CH-8400 Winterthur, Zürich, Switzerland

Above: Rudolf Lichtsteiner, Tischgeschichten (Table Stories), Constellation 3, Image 3, 1983 © Rudolf Lichtsteiner / Fotostiftung Schweiz

25 October 2015 — 7 February 2016


Une Histoire, Encore ! 50 ans de création à l’école des loisirs
The exhibition will include work by Tomi Ungerer, Claude Ponti and Kitty Crowther, among many others.
Les Arts Décoratifs, 107, rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France

27 October 2015


The Subway Map: The Last 50 Years, The Next 50 Years
The Cooper Union, The Foundation Building, 7 East 7th Street, New York, NY 10003, US

Above: A detail of the digital reconstruction of R. Raleigh D'Adamo's lost 1964 NYC subway map. (c) Reka Komoli & Raleigh D'Adamo

28 October 2015 — 28 March 2016


Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show
Mak Design Lab, MAK Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art, Stubenring 5, 1010 Vienna, Austria

Above: Stefan Sagmeister (Creative Direction), ‘The Happy Show’, 2012. Art Direction and design: Jessica Walsh. Installation view: Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), University of Pennsylvania and Chicago Cultural Center © Sagmeister & Walsh.

29 October 2015


The Modern Magazine 2015
A one-day conference including speakers Scott Dadich (Wired US), Grashina Gabelmann (Flaneur), Charlotte Heal (Kinfolk), David Lane (The Gourmand) and Sophie Lovell (Uncube).
Central Saint Martins, Granary Square, King’s Cross, London N1C 4AA, UK

31 October 2015



3 — 9 November 2015

patan durbar square by kevin bubriski

Photo Kathmandu
An international photography festival that, this year, takes the theme ‘Time’. Submissions close 15 September 2015.
Kathmandu, Nepal

Above: Patan Durbar Square photographed by Kevin Bubriski.

6 November 2015 — 27 March 2016


Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Avenue at 92nd Street, New York, NY 10128, US

Above: Keiichi Tanaami, Sweet Friday, 1975. 16 mm film animation, 3 min 21 sec. © Keiichi Tanaami, image provided by Nanzuka, Tokyo, Japan


11 November 2015

12 November 2015

Type Talks: Yves Peters – Trajan in Movie Posters
The Typographic Hub, Centre for Printing History & Culture, Faculty of Art, Design and Media, Birmingham City University, Parkside Building, 5 Cardigan Street, Birmingham B4 7BD, UK

12 — 13 November 2015


Design Thinkers
Two-day conference featuring speakers Annie Atkins, Coralie Bickford-Smith and Chris Dixon, among many others.
Sony Centre, 1 Front Street East, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1B2, Canada

12 November 2015 — 31 January 2016


TINTIN: Hergé’s Masterpiece
Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA, UK

15 November 2015 — 14 February 2016


Make-Believe America
The exhibition will include works by Herbert Bayer, Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson and R. Buckminster Fuller, among others.
Museum of Design Atlanta, 1315 Peachtree Street,  Atlanta, GA 30309, US

Above: Eames World Fair.

17 November 2015

The art and industry of John Baskerville
Caroline Archer gives a lecture on John Baskerville at the Bromsgrove U3A.
The Typographic Hub, Centre for Printing History & Culture, Faculty of Art, Design and Media, Birmingham City University, Parkside Building, 5 Cardigan Street, Birmingham B4 7BD, UK

18 November — 18 December 2015


CAN DO: Photographs and other material from the Women’s Art Library Magazine Archive
All exhibited material from the Women’s Art Library, Goldsmiths, University of London.
CHELSEA space, Chelsea College of Arts, 16 John Islip Street, London SW1P 4JU, UK

20 November 2015 — 14 February 2016


An Imagined Museum: works from the Pompidou, Tate and MMK collections
Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront L3 4BB, UK

Above: Marcel Duchamp, Fresh Widow 1920, replica, 1964.

20 November 2015 — 6 March 2016


The Westreich/Wagner Collection
Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY, 10014

21 November — 19 December 2015


Ray Caesar
Gallery House, 2068 Dundas Street West, Toronto M6R 1W9, Canada

Above: Ray Caesar, 2015.

24 November 2015

John Baskerville: International Man of Mystery
The Typographic Hub, Centre for Printing History & Culture, Faculty of Art, Design and Media, Birmingham City University, Parkside Building, 5 Cardigan Street, Birmingham B4 7BD, UK

27 November 2015 — 20 March 2016

Hand Sign
Poster exhibition looking at the cultural history of how the hand can be used to express meaningful messages
Museum für Gestaltung – Schaudepot, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96
CH-8005 Zurich, Switzerland

28 November 2015 — 14 February 2016


Julia Margaret Cameron
Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

Above: Julia Margaret Cameron, Paul and Virginia, 1864. Courtesy of Victoria and Albert Museum, London.



1 December 2015

Type Tuesday
7pm, St Bride Library, 14 Bride Lane, London EC4Y 8EQ, UK

16 December 2015


LX lecture: Lin Kerr and Megan Kerr
The Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT, UK

19 December 2015 — 27 March 2016


Pop Art Design
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E. Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611, US

Above: George Segal, Box: Man in Bar, 1969. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Bergman. © The George and Helen Segal Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.



29 January — 15 May 2016


Electronic Superhighway
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX, UK

Above: Lynn Hershman Leeson, Seduction of a Cyborg, 1994 © Lynn Hershman Leeson.



11 February — 22 May 2016

Vogue 100: A Century of Style
National Portrait Gallery, St Martin’s Place, London WC2H 0HE, UK

See ‘Reputations: Alexander Liberman’ in Eye 10.

24 February — 15 May 2016


International Pop
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130, US

Above: Tom Wesselmann, Still Life #35, 1963. Collection of Claire Wesselmann.


MARCH 2016


APRIL 2016

8 — 9 April 2016


Offset 2016
Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Grant Thornton, City Quay, 24-26, Dublin, Ireland

13 April 2016


MAY 2016

18 May 2016


LX lecture: Sam Roberts, Ghost Signs
The Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT, UK


JUNE 2016

22 June 2016



21 September 2016 — 15 January 2017


William Kentridge
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.