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Weekly Art Inspirations: Exhibitions to Visit in London

WEEKLY ART INSPIRATIONS: EXHIBITIONS TO VISIT IN LONDON

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For this week, we wanted to share with you some inspirational visits to art galleries, museums and event halls in order to discover that London does not only offer amazing food and music but also some really good quality art and exhibitons. It is almost impossible to visit them all and be able to stare all day long to the amazing quality that is art exhibited here in London. All the exhibitons here listed are starting from tomorrow, the 18th of November so you will have quite some time to see them all! Have an amazing week and don't let the beauty around you be left unseen!

“ALWAYS KEEP YOUR EYES OPEN. KEEP WATCHING, BECAUSE WHATEVER YOU SEE CAN INSPIRE YOU.”

- Grace Coddington

Where to Go, What to See?

1) Role-play

What?

Photograhper, known for his famous work for Vogue Italy is currently showing a collection of his work so far. This is rather exciting as we all know and probably love the work of Meisel, both editorials and independent pieces. The exhibitons is called Role-play and will be shown in Philips galleries in Paris, London and New York.

The show includes twenty five images all Meisels work, including an iconic picture from the 1990's introducing grunge to high fashion.

When?

16 December – 11 January 2015

Where?

PHILLIPS, 30 Berkeley Square, London

2) Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age

What?

If you are interested in architecture and photography, for this particular show you wouldn’t even need to be interested,bringing together eighteen exceptional photographers from the 1930s to the present day who have changed the way we view architecture and perceive the world around us, Constructing Worlds is definetely recommended!

Featuring over 250 works, this exhibition highlights the power of photography in revealing hidden truths in our society.

When?

18 November 2014 – 11 January 2015

Where?

Barbican Centre, Silk Street London

3) Horst: Photographer of Style

What?

A retrospective exhibtion of Horst P Horst's prolific 60-year career. The German-American photographer did shoots for Chanel, Schiaparelli and Vionnet in the ’30s. His most renowned images will be on display alongside unpublished pictures, plus there will be a recreation of Horst's 1940s studio. Archive film footage, sketchbooks and letters will also give an insight into his creative process.

When?

18 November 2014 – 4 January 2015

Where?

V&A Museum, Cromwell Road London

4) Women Fashion Power

What?

This exhibition looks at the wardrobes of 25 exceptional women, who've made their names in politics, culture, business and fashion, with each of themcontributing an outfit. The women featured includeDame Vivienne Westwood, Kirsty Wark, Joan Burnstein and Pearl Lam, with highlight outfits including an Yves Saint Laurent 'Le Smoking' suit. The clothes will be supported by photographs, archive film and interviews. Visitors will also be able to explore an immersive visual timeline documenting the last 150 years of feminine fashion trends.

When?

18 November 2014 – 26 April 2015

Where?

Design Museum, 28 Butlers Wharf Shad Themes London

5) Graphics RCA: Fifty Years

What?

The RCA celebrate the 50th anniversary of their graphic design course. The show charts the development of the course and the groundbreaking achievements of its alumni including John Pasche, Morag Myerscough and Jonathan Barnbrook.

When?

18 November 2014 – 22 December 2014

Where?

Royal College of Art, Kensington Grove London

6) Edward Steichen: In High Fashion, The Conde Nast Years 1923 - 1937

What?

In High Fashion, The Condé Nast Years 1923-1937’ presents 200 prints by Steichen from the New York publisher’s archive.

When?

18 November 2014 – 8 January 2015

Where?

Photographers’ Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies Street London