21 — 31 October 2014


Watched Spaces
An exhibition of webcam images by Jamie Hobson.
The Well Gallery, London College of Communication, Elephant & Castle, London SE1 6SB

22 October 2014


Brand onions make my eyes water
A talk by Daren Cook, formerly of Wolff Olins and Wally Olins’s branding agency Saffron Brand Consultants.
St Bride Foundation, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 8EQ, UK

22 October — 22 November 2014


Michael Putland: A Life in Music – 50 Years on the Road
Getty Images Gallery, 46 Eastcastle Street, London W1W 8DX, UK

Above: Singer Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones sleeping alongside his wife Bianca Jagger the morning after the end of their European Tour party in Berlin, Germany on October 20, 1973. (Photo by Michael Putland / Getty Images).



to 23 October 2014


The Best Design of the Year
Part of FADfest 2014.
FAD (Disseny Hub Barcelona Building), 37 – 38 Plaza de les Glòries, Barcelona, Spain

to 26 October 2014


Malevich: Revolutionary of Russian Art
The Eyal Ofer Galleries, Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, UK

Above: Kazimir Malevich, Supremus No. 55, 1916.

to 26 October 2014


Tom Phillips’ Illuminated Tweets
This exhibition focuses on Tom Phillips’ ever-changing A Humument through its recent incarnations across digital platforms.
On show will be the Humument app and the USB card of Phillips reading the work, bringing to life the rich musical textures of his poetry.
Saison Poetry Library, Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London SE1, UK

See ‘A Humument’ in Eye 18.

to 26 October 2014

kew gardens detail

London by Edward Bawden
The Higgins Bedford, Castle Lane, Bedford MK40 3XD, UK

Above: Edward Bawden, detail from A General Guide to the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, 1923. © The Edward Bawden Estate Purchased with the assistance of the Art Fund.

to 26 October 2014

to 29 October 2014


Another Point of View - A Retrospective of Felipe Taborda
St Johns University, Dr. M. T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery, Sun Yat Sen Hall, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, NY 11439, United States

Above: Design by Felipe Taborda.

to 31 October 2014


Gratuitous Type
An exhibition of art and design featured in Gratuitous Type no. 4 including work by Emmett Byrne, Kokoro & Moi and Letterproeftuin.
KK Outlet, 42 Hoxton Square, London N1 6PB, UK

to 31 October 2014

Conrad Shawcross

The ADA Project
The Vinyl Factory Space at Brewer Street Car Park (top floor), Brewer Street, London W1F 0LA, UK

Above: Aluminium, steel, light, computer controlled mechanical system 415 x 380 x 380 cm.

to 31 October 2014


Jazz Types: A Design Experiment
Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3GA

Above: Jazz Types by Bob Mytton.

to 31 October 2014


Tim Hetherington: Infidel
A photography and video exhibition documenting the experience of war.
Exhibtion launch party, Thursday 21 August, 6:30-9:00pm.
Photofusion, 17A Electric Lane, Brixton, London SW9 8LA

Above: Tim Hetherington, Untitled, Korengal Valley Kunar Province Afghanistan, 2008. Courtesy Yossi Milo Gallery, New York.

See ‘Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger’ in Eye 77.

to 31 October 2014

Before the Dance low res

Brita Granström: The Night Swimmer
University Gallery, Northumbria University, Sandyford Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST

Above: Brita Granström, Before the Dance.

See ‘Noted #63’ on the Eye blog.

to 2 November 2014

Spectral Nation

Spectral Nation. Heretic Heretic
Beach London, 20 Cheshire St, London, E2 6EH, UK

to 2 November 2014


Autumn Germination: The Sprouting of New Ideas
Part of Brighton Photo Fringe and PhotoHastings’ ‘New Discoveries’, season of photography.
Vantage Point, Fourth Floor, New England Road, Brighton BN1 4GW, UK

to 2 November 2014


The AOI Illustration Awards
This year’s winners include Harriet Russell, Jasu Hu and Chris Haughton.
Somerset House, Terrace Rooms, South Wing, Strand, London WC2R 1LA

Above: Illustration from Shh! We Have a Plan by Chris Haughton.

See ‘Making a difference’ and ‘Node weaving’ on the Eye blog.

to 2 November 2014

Brighton Photo Fringe 2014
50 exhibitions and three event hubs across Brighton, UK

to 2 November 2014


26 Characters: celebrating childhood story heroes
The Story Museum, Rochester House, 42 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP, UK

Above: Natalie Lees.

to 2 November 2014


A World to Win: Posters of Protest and Revolution
Paintings, Room 88a and The Julie and Robert Breckman Gallery, The Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2RL

Above: Ron Haeberle, Q. And babies? A. And babies, 1970. Art Workers’ Coalition, United States.

to 2 November 2014

Installation view of Studio Wares, The Grantchester Pottery at David Dale Gallery, Glasgow, 2013.

The Influence of Furniture on Love
Wysing Arts Centre, Fox Road, Bourn, Cambridge, CB23 2TX, UK

to 2 November 2014

Quentin Blake. House of Illustration

Quentin Blake: Inside Stories
House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, King’s Cross, London N1C 4BH, UK

Above: Quentin Blake, Wild Washerwomen.

to 9 November 2014

ken garland & associates

Ken Garland: Structure and Substance
Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield S1 1WB, UK

See ‘Reputations: Ken Garland’ in Eye 66.

to 9 November 2014


Joan Fontcuberta: Stranger Than Fiction
Science Museum, Media Space Gallery, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD, UK

Above: Joan Fontcuberta, The Miracle of Dolphin-Surfing, 2002. © Joan Fontcuberta.

to 9 November 2014


Recto Verso: 8 pièces graphistes
Les Arts Décoratifs, 107 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France

to 11 November 2014


43m2, Unit 2, 1 Baltic Place, Kingsland Road, London N1 5AQ, UK

to 15 November 2014

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Fredun Shapur: Playing with Design
Kemistry Gallery, 43 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3PD, UK


to 16 November 2014

Superlatives and Resolution

Neïl Beloufa: Counting on People
An exhibition of Beloufa’s sculptural and live video works.
Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London, SW1Y 5AH, UK

to 22 November 2014

Jonny Hannah Book Launch

Strange Folk: Peter Lloyd & Jonny Hannah
Southampton Solent University, E Park Terrace, Southampton, Hampshire SO14 0YN, UK

Above: Spread from Greetings from Darktown by Jonny Hannah.

to 23 November 2014

Manifesto! An Alternative History of Photography
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Grüzenstrasse 44 + 45, CH-8400 Winterthur (Zürich), Switzerland

to 23 November 2014


Lawrence Weiner: All in Due Course
South London Gallery, 65-67 Peckham Road, London SE5 8UH, UK

Above: Lawrence Weiner, installation view at South London Gallery of All in Due Course, 2014. Photo by Andy Keate. Courtesy the artist.

See ‘The work must be read’ in Eye 29 and ‘On the water, off the wall’ on the Eye blog.

to 30 November 2014


Anthony McCall: Solid Light Films and Other Works
(1971 – 2014)

EYE, IJpromenade 1, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Above: Anthony McCall, You and I Horizontal, 2005. Installation view at Institut d’Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne, France (2006). Photograph by Blaise Adilon.

to 30 November 2014


Fraser Muggeridge: Mimeographica Alphabetica
An exhibition of a stencilled alphabet designed by secondary school students using a manual mimeograph machine, shown alongside materials such as stencil lettering tools and guides.
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7QX, UK

to 30 November 2014


Cybernetic Serendipity
Rare installation photographs, invitation cards and printed material from the 1968 exhibition of the same name, curated by Jasia Reichardt.
Fox Reading Room, Institue of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH, UK

Above: detail from the ‘Cybernetic Serendipity’ exhibition poster, Institute of Contemporary Art, 2 August – 20 October, 1968. © Tate, London 2013.

to 30 November 2014


Game in Hell: The First World War in Russia
GRAD: Gallery for Russian Art and Design, 3-4a Little Portland Street, London W1W 7JB, UK

Above: Efim Cheptsov, More Money Means More Shells, 1916.

to 30 November 2014

1. Klushantsev[2]

Beyond Zero
An exhibition of works from contemporary artists which pay homage to both the Soviet Union’s space programme and the emergence of non-objective art in Russia.
Calvert 22 Gallery, 22 Calvert Avenue, London E2 7JP, UK

Above: Pavel Klushantsev, The Moon, 1965

to 30 November 2014

Blow-up — Antonioni’s Film Classic and Photography
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Grüzenstrasse 44 + 45, CH-8400 Winterthur (Zürich), Switzerland


to 13 December 2014


Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women
Space Station Sixty Five, Building One, 373 Kennington Road, London SE11 4PS, UK

Above: Graphic details By Miss Lasko-Gross.

to 7 December 2014

02_ Sasa J. Maechtig, designer of Kiosk K67, at exhibition BIO 5, 1973, photo from designer archive

Bio 50: The 24th Biennial of Design
Muzej za Arhitekturo in Oblikovanje (Museum of Architecture and Design), Grad Fužine, Pot na Fužine 2, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Above: Sasa J. Maechtig, designer of Kiosk K6, at exhibition BIO 5, 1973.

to 12 December 2014

SO_Scrapbook #66_2010-12

Shinro Ohtake
The exhibition includes sculptural ‘scrapbooks’ constructed of found imagery, newspapers and other ‘scraps discarded from urban culture’.
Parasol Unit, 14 Wharf Road, London N1 7RW, UK

to 14 December 2014


Jasper Johns: Regret
The Courtauld Gallery, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN, UK

Above: Jasper Johns, Untitled, 2013. Ink on plastic, The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

to 20 December 2014

Atomic Frontier Days, Richland Washington, booklet, Sep 1948

After the Flash: Photography from the Atomic Archive
Documentary photographs and ephemera from the extensive personal archive of Canadian art historian, writer and curator John O’Brian.
Work gallery, 10a Acton Street, London WC1X 9NG, UK

to 4 January 2015


Designing the 20th Century: Life and Work of Abram Games
Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House
129-131 Albert Street, London NW1 7NB, UK

to 4 January 2015


David Bowie is
MCA Chicago, 220 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago 60611 US

Above: David Bowie and William Burroughs, 1974. Photo: Terry O'Neill. Hand colouring: David Bowie. Courtesy of The David Bowie Archive 2012. Image © V&A Images.

to 4 January 2015


Horst: Photographer of Style
A retrospective exhibition on the photography of Horst P. Horst.
Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, UK SW7 2RL, UK

Above: Muriel Maxwell, American Vogue, 1939. © Condé Nast / Horst Estate.

to 9 January 2015


Times(less) Signs: Otto Neurath and Reflections in Austrian Contemporary Art
A group exhibition of works derived from the visual language of Otto Neurath, ‘pictograms and pictorial statistics to visualise political, social, global or purely individual agendas’.
Austrian Cultural Forum London, 28 Rutland Gate, London SW7 1PQ, UK

Above: Olaf Osten, Commuting 090, 2012.

to 11 January 2015

to 11 January 2015

Visualizing 19th Century New York

Visualizing 19th-Century New York
An exhibition exploring the production of lithographs, photographs, woodcuts and other tools which helped strengthen 19th century New York’s visual appeal to an international market.
Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture, 18 West 86th Street, New York, NY 10024

to 11 January 2015

Installation Of Constructing Worlds: Photography And Architecture In The Modern Age

Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS, UK

Above: Bernd and Hilla Becher installation image by Chris Jackson / Getty Images.

to 12 January 2015


Sensing the Future: László Moholy-Nagy, the Media and the Arts
Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung, Klingelhöferstr. 14, 10785 Berlin, Germany

Above: László Moholy-Nagy, Construction Z VII, 1926. Photo Credit: National Gallery Washington © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2014.

to 18 January 2015


Staging the Message: The open work of Jan van Toorn
Van Abbemuseum, Bilderdijklaan 10, 5611 NH Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Above: Jan van Toorn, Falconplein, 2012.

to 18 January 2015


Drawn to Action: Posters from the AIGA Design Archives
Denver Art Museum, 100 West 14th Ave Parkway, Denver, Colorado 80204 US

Above: Woody Pirtle, Stop the Plant, 2002.  Screen print. © Woody Pirtle. AIGA Design Archives: Gift of AIGA.

to 25 January 2015


Russian Avant-garde Theatre: War Revolution and Design (WWI)
Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

Above: Varvara Stepanova, Costume design for Tarelkin’s Death, 1922. © A. A. Bakhrushin State Central Theatre Museum.

to 8 February 2015

100 Years of Swiss Design
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Toni Areal, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

to February 2015


Hollington & Kyprianou: The Castle
Wilko Hardware Store, 380-382 Cheriton Road, Folkestone, Kent, UK

to 1 February 2015


Disobedient Objects
An exhibition of art and design objects associated with political activism.
Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

Above: Andy Dao and Ivan Cash, Occupy George, overprinted dollar bill.

to 8 March 2015

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

to 8 March 2015

to 22 March 2015


Nasta‛liq: The Genius of Persian Calligraphy
Freer | Sackler, Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 1050 Independence Avenue SW, Washington DC, US

Above: Folio of calligraphy written by Imad al-Hasani (d. 1615) from the Safavid period, ca. 1610, Iran, probably Isfahan.

to 30 April 2015


Moving Stories: Children’s Books from Page to Screen
Seven Stories, 30 Lime Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 2PQ, UK





23 — 24 October 2014


Gain: AIGA Design and Business Conference
New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway (between 46th and 47th Streets), New York, NY 10036, US

24 — 26 October 2014


5D Science of Fiction
5D Institute, USC Cinematic Arts, Los Angeles, US

24 October — 2 November 2014


Southeast Asian Comics
The Proud Archivist, 2-10 Hertford Road, London N1 5SH, UK

Above: By Koh Hong Teng.

28 October 2014

Paul Johnson - Movable Book Artist and Teacher
St Bride Foundation, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 8EQ, UK

29 October - 19 December 2014


Optical / Dynamic: Alberto Biasi
The Mayor Gallery, 21 Cork Street, First Floor, London W1S 3LZ, UK

Above: By Alberto Biasi.

30 October 2014

Stencilled Texts: A History of Self-Made Messages
Eric Kindel will talk about the history of stencilled texts followed by a discussion with Fraser Muggeridge.
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, London, E1 7QX, UK

See ‘A tradition with breaks’ in Eye 86 and ‘They work with words: 1’ in Eye 75.



4 November — 17 December 2014


We Tell Stories
An exhibition of the illustrative work of notable SVA graduates, showing thousands of children’s books, comics, graphic novels and more.
SVA Chelsea Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, Chelsea, NY, US

8 — 30 November 2014

Better Letters Workshop

Mike Meyer’s Hand-Lettering Workshops
8-9 November: Pocket Design, Newcastle, NSW
11-12 November: Jordan Signs, Sydney, NSW
22-23 November: Industrial Art, Melbourne, VIC
29-30 November: Zee Sign Co, Brooklyn, NY

8 — 30 November 2014

2014.05.22 EYE ontwerp expo

Eye …
An exhibition of two generations of work by lettering artists from the Boudens family: Kristoffel, Pieter, Liesbet, Joke and Robrecht Boudens.
Standaert Showroom, 46 Witte Leertouwersstraat, Bruges, Belgium

13 November 2014

Fedrigoni Chapter & Verse
The John Rylands Gallery, 150 Deansgate, Manchester M3 3EH, UK

See ‘Tear and share’ on the Eye blog.

13 November — 13 December 2014


Geoff McFetridge
Cooper Cole Gallery, 1161 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Canada M6J 1X3

13 November 2014 — 25 January 2015

First Step

Allen Jones RA
The first major exhibition of Allen Jones’ work in almost 20 years, featuring paintings and sculptures from the 1960s to the present.
Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington Gardens Site, 6 Burlington Gardens,
London W1S 3ET, UK

Above: Allen Jones RA, First Step, 1966.

13 November 2014 — 22 February 2015

13 November 2014 — 25 May 2015


StereoType: New Directions in Typography
The exhibition considers the intersection of technology and design. Designers involved include Design Studio Edhv, Oded Ezer, Stefan Sagmeister and Jessica Walsh, Alida Sayer and Dan Tobin Smith.
Boston Society of Architects, BSA Space, 290 Congress Street, Suite 200
Boston, MA 02210-1024, USA

19 November 2014


Peggy Angus: Designer, Teacher, Painter
A talk by author James Russell, who also co-curated the exhibition by the same name at Towner gallery in Eastbourne.
St Bride Library, St Bride Foundation, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 8EQ, UK

20 November 2014


Designing the 20th Century: His children remember
Talk given by Naomi and Daniel Games about their father, his work and his influences, 11am.
Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London NW1 7NB, UK

26 November 2014 — 25 January 2015

Alice Hartley, We’re All Very Disappointed, 2013

Bloomberg New Contemporaries
A collection of works from 55 upcoming artists from UK art schools. Institute of Contemporary Arts, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH, UK

Above: Alice Hartley, We’re All Very Disappointed, 2013.

27 November 2014 — 15 March 2015


Guy Bourdin: Image Maker
Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA

28 — 30 November 2014


Gran Salón México: Contemporary Illustration Fair
The fair will include lectures, portfolio reviews, film screenings, workshops and live drawing.
Centro de Cultura Digital, Paseo de la Reforma s/n esq. Lieja (abajo de la Estela de luz), Colonia Juárez, Mexico City, Mexico

Above: Hilda Palafox.



4 December 2014 — January 2015

Jean Jullien
Kemistry Gallery, 43 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A 3PD, UK

See ‘Neighbourhood Watch’ on the Eye blog.

12 December 2014

Cadbury Research Library
The Baskerville Society will give a tour of the most extensive collection of original Baskerville material available at the Research Library.
Cadbury Research Library, University of Birmingham, Muirhead Tower (Lower Ground Floor), Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK

Ticket available on Eventbrite.



12 February — 25 May 2015


Magnificent Obsessions – The Artist as Collector
Barbican Art Gallery, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS, UK

Above: Album covers from the collection of Dr Lakra.

26 — 28 February 2015

Future Everything 2015
Manchester Town Hall
, Albert Square, Manchester, Lancashire M60 2LA


MARCH 2015

14 — 15 March 2015

The Beauty of letters: text, type and communication in the eighteenth century
A two-day conference will consider ‘how writing, printing, performance and portrayal contributed to the creation of cultural identity and taste, assisted the spread of knowledge and contributed to political, economic, social and cultural change in Britain and the wider world.’

14 March — 19 July 2015

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty
The first major European show on Alexander McQueen’s work.
Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL, UK


APRIL 2015

1 April — 19 July 2015

All of this Belongs to You
Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL, UK

25 April — 27 September 2015

What is Luxury?
Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL, UK


October 2015

21 October 2015 — 14 February 2016

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



November 2015

28 November 2015 — 14 Febuary 2016

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