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Our writer, Sammy Weaver, creates a thrillingly imaginative response to the Barbican’s recent feminist literary festival, New Suns, and reimagines words as seeds, bodies as earth and people as lichens.
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Bringing together thirteen emerging artists between the ages of 16-25, the Barbican’s latest exhibition, It All Comes Down, explores how young people navigate the world and approach their artistic practise during the pandemic.
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Frankie Dytor takes a close look at the image of the father in the Barbican Art Gallery’s extended run of their hit show, Masculinities: Liberation through Photography.
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Over 50 international artists are exhibited in the Barbican’s exciting new show documenting the development, construction, performance and questioning of masculinity from the 1960s until now.
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Illustrious clubs and night spots in Mexico, Iran, Nigeria and numerous European cities are celebrated – and recreated – in the Barbican’s latest exhibition, Into the Night: Cabarets and Clubs in Modern Art.
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The Barbican’s Lee Krasner: Living Colour is a long overdue celebration of an indomitable artist whose ingenious eye offers a kaleidoscopic perspective on the inner and outer worlds that shape our lives, writes our arts contributor Dr Lottie Whalen.
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Simon Stone’s Medea, performed by the International Theatre Amsterdam, is a bold, masterful juxtaposition of Euripidean and Contemporary Tragedy, says our arts contributor Barbara Bollig.
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In Tonight the World, Daria Martin brings her grandmother’s dream diaries to life through exquisite 16mm films, thus shining a light on past trauma.
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The past is brought into the present, the unrecognisable made warmly familiar in the Barbican’s latest Curve commission, Francis Upritchard: Wetwang Slack.
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Iconic partnerships and queer love are celebrated in the Barbican Art Gallery’s current exhibition, Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-garde.
Read More “Review of Modern Couples at the Barbican Art Gallery”