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BIENNIAL NOW LIVE

The Drawing Biennial 2017 will close on Wednesday 26 April at 9pm.

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GRAPHIC WITNESS Opening 17 May

Graphic Witness demonstrates the power of drawing to challenge and question, its capacity to record and reflect protest, and to produce images that bear witness to social injustice and even the horrors of war.

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Drawing Biennial 2017: auction now open View Drawings

Frances Morris, Director, Tate Modern  TOP PICKS: Andrea Bowers, Layla Curtis, Mark Dion, Leo Fitzmaurice and Rose Wylie.   James Fox, art historian and Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge TOP PICKS: Mohammed Qasim Ashfaq, James Brooks, Dove Allouche, Eloise Hawser,...

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Project

Annotations 2: Heather Phillipson

24 March - 18 August 2017, Late Night Friday: 31 March 6-8pm

ENDING ALL PARTIES / EXCEPT THE PARTY / WHERE U MEET YOUR OWN BRAIN, 2017

Working across video, sculpture, drawing, music, text and live events, Heather Phillipson's works stake out an ambiguous territory in which cultural references and emotional responses are mutually contingent and reactive. For her Annotations commission titled ENDING ALL PARTIES / EXCEPT THE PARTY / WHERE U...

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Drawing Room invites proposals that examine critical issues around contemporary drawing. This offers postgraduate students and scholars the chance to field test and peer-review research, and to network and engage with a wider community of academics and specialists.  We aim to establish Outset Study as a space for...

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Documentation of The Importance of Drawing Fri 17 March 2017 : 6:30pm – 8:00pm Artists Sonia Boyce, Margarita Gluzberg and Bob and Roberta Smith present drawings that were pivotal to their development as...

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Drawing Biennial 2017 offers insights into how artists contend with a world in rapid and disorienting flux. A snapshot of contemporary drawing practices, the exhibition includes 248 new and recent...

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THE END

Heather Phillipson's Fourth Plinth commission THE END is a whirl of cream topped with a cherry and parasites.  A cherry on the top, an enormous fly alighted on the side and a whirling, illuminated drone will send out simultaneous video pictures of Trafalgar Square, which visitors...

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Exhibition

Thinking Tantra at Peninsula Arts

31 March – 27 May 2017

Prabhakar Barwe, Tom Chamberlain, Shezad Dawood, Nicola Durvasula, Goutam Ghosh,…

Thinking Tantra is a trans historical exhibition that begins with anonymous Tantric drawings, dating from the second half of the nineteenth century, continues with work made in the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s by Indian artists and includes work by ten international contemporary artists.  

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Event

Final Hours

Wed 26 April 2017 : 6:00pm – 9:00pm

We are open for the final hours of  Drawing Biennial 2017, providing a last chance to view work and place bids before the close of the online auction at 9pm. Staff will be on hand to provide information about the works and assistance with bidding. All welcome, RSVP...

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Upcoming Exhibition

Graphic Witness

18 May – 9 July 2017

Mounira Al Solh, Catherine Anyango Grünewald, Andrea Bowers,…

untitled 2007 (demonstration drawing #78), 2007

Opening 17 May, 6.00-8.30pm, curator's tour, 6:00-6:30pm  Graphic Witness demonstrates the power of drawing to challenge and question, its capacity to record and reflect protest, and to produce images that bear witness to social injustice and even the horrors of war. The drawings move…

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