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John Akomfrah, installation view, "Four Nocturnes," 2019; © Smoking Dogs Films, courtesy of Lisson Gallery.
John Akomfrah, "Four Nocturnes" (film still), 2019, Three channel HD colour video installation, 7.1 sound, 50 minutes; Co-commissioned by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture of Ghana, Sharjah Art Foundation and Smoking Dogs Films, © Smoking Dogs Films, courtesy of Lisson Gallery.
John Akomfrah, "The Monuments of Being” Series No. Nine, 2021, Giclee Print, Gold, Text, 55 1/4 x 54 1/8 x 1 3/8 inches; © Smoking Dogs Films, courtesy of Lisson Gallery.
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John Akomfrah: The Unintended Beauty of Disaster

Lisson Gallery has presented an exhibition of new and recent works by John Akomfrah, titled “The Unintended Beauty of Disaster.”

April 13, 2021 - June 5, 2021

Open by appointment only through June 5, Lisson Gallery has presented an exhibition of new and recent works by John Akomfrah. Titled “The Unintended Beauty of Disaster,” the show responds to the events of 2020 like the Black Lives Matter protests, following the artist’s reflection on our collective consciousness surrounding topics like ecological disaster, post-colonialism, and the Black British identity. In the show, viewers will find works like Our Skin Is a Monument I, named for Caroline Randall Williams’s essay My Body is a Confederate Monument and the three-screen film Four Nocturns, which is being filmed in the U.K. for the first time.

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27 Bell St, London NW1 5BY, UK
Apr 13 - Jun 5
Lisson Gallery
John Akomfrah: The Unintended Beauty of Disaster
Lisson Gallery has presented an exhibition of new and recent works by John Akomfrah, titled “The Unintended Beauty of Disaster.”

Exhibitions

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Bridget Riley: Past into Present

Bridget Riley’s “Past into Present” explores how the artist's practice references the past, looking at both the art of painting itself and her own work.

Claudio Parmiggiani

Claudio Parmiggiani is exhibiting a series of new Delocazione works, painted with soot and smook.

Tom Sachs: Ritual

In "Ritual," Tom Sachs explores ideas of consumerism and ritual through the recreation of everyday items and objects, which have been displayed on bespoke pedestals.

Sedrick Chisom: Twenty Thousand Years of Fire and Snow

Sedrick Chisom’s first U.K. solo show, “Twenty Thousand Years of Fire and Snow” is a collection of drawings and paintings portraying a speculative future in post-apocalyptic America.

Kelly Akashi and Juan Antonio Olivares: Fauna

Galerie Maria Bernheim’s dual presentation of Kelly Akashi and Juan Antonio Olivares, "Fauna" explores the relationship between the human and natural worlds.

Larry Poons and Painting: An Epic Journey

Open at Almine Rech’s London gallery through July 31, “Larry Poons and Painting: And Epic Journey” features works dating from 1976 to the present day.

Serpentine Pavilion 2021

The 20th Serpentine Pavilion will open on June 11, designed by Johannesburg base practice Counterspace, directed by Sumayya Vally. The pavilion design is based on the past and present places of meeting, organizing and belonging across London.

Denis Savary: Ventimile

Galerie Maria Bernheim LONDON is presenting “Ventimile,” an exhibition of new works by Denis Savary.

Will Martyr: You Gave Me Paradise

Unit London is showing Will Martyr’s new show entitled, “You Gave Me Paradise” through July 1.

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