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Franz Ackermann has led a nomadic life for much of the last two decades years, travelling the world in order to document his impressions of city life with journal-like drawings that he calls 'mental maps'. These drawings inform his vast abstract paintings, which use acid bright colours and swirling graphics usually melded with mind maps and architectural forms, to create a feverish chaos that is meant to reflect the social reality of increasingly globalised societies. The themes of tourism, globalisation, urbanisation, particularly their darker aspects, have underpinned much of his work since early 1990s. He has named the 1997 Luxor Massacre, when over 60 people were killed at one of Egypts most popular tourist attractions, as being a key event in the development of his work.
*Further details on the White Cube's Franz Ackermann exhibition to follow.

 

About White Cube Bermondsey

Jay Jopling's third - and largest - White Cube art gallery in London is located on Bermondsey Street and set in a former 1970s warehouse. At a massive 58,000 square feet White Cube Bermondsey Street is not only the largest art gallery within Jopling's White Cube empire but also the largest commercial gallery in Europe. More about White Cube Bermondsey


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Georg Baselitz
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th April to 3rd July 2016 - Various Times
White Cube Bermondsey, 144-152 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | Same location as Franz Ackermann
Large-scale paintings, sculpture and works on paper, installed across several of the galleries. Highlights include a work in which the artist revisits an early double-portrait of ...More
 
 
 
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Candice Jacobs: Unproductive Freedom
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th April to 25th June 2016 - 12midnight-11.59pm
Bermondsey Square, 2 Bermondsey Square, SE1 | 2 minutes from Franz Ackermann
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Missoni Art Colour
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 6th May 2016 - 11am
Fashion and Textile Museum, 83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Franz Ackermann
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Shortwave Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
10 Bermondsey Square, Southwark, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Franz Ackermann
Shortwave films, a company whose primary objective was to promote emerging film and video artists, have set up this independent cinema in Bermondsey Square. As you'd ... More
 
 
 
Woolfson & Tay
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
12 Bermondsey Square, Southwark, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Franz Ackermann
The multi-functional bookshop was opened in a tight South London community by local residents, who already harboured a special non-for-profit company 'Living Imprint'. This company has ... More
 
 
 
Shunt Bermondsey Street
London > Entertainment > Theatres
42-44 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Franz Ackermann
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White Cube Bermondsey
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
144-152 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | Same location as Franz Ackermann
Jay Jopling's third - and largest - White Cube art gallery in London is located on Bermondsey Street and set in a former 1970s warehouse. At ... More
 
 
 
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Fashion and Textile Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Franz Ackermann
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Eames Fine Art Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
58 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Franz Ackermann
Specialising in the work of established masters of Modern and contemporary art, Eames Fine Art Gallery offers collectors a selection of original prints, drawings and paintings ... More
 
 
 
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Bermondsey Square Antiques Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Bermondsey Square, Southwark, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Franz Ackermann
What started in 1855 as a place to trade with impunity (ie stolen goods bought here didn't have to be returned) is now the busy weekly ... More
 
 
 
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Maltby Street Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Maltby Street, Bermondsey, Southwark, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Franz Ackermann
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London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Southwark, London SW8 | 5 minutes from Franz Ackermann
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London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
184 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | Same location as Franz Ackermann
Zucca on Bermondsey Street is the sophisticated younger sibling of the (now closed) Maltings Cafe on Tower Bridge Road, a ten minute walk away from this ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
214 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | Same location as Franz Ackermann
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London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
194 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | Same location as Franz Ackermann
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Phoenix Training & Development
London > Education > Business Faculties
The Leathermarket, Weston Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Franz Ackermann
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Wine & Spirit Education Trust
London > Education > Evening Classes
International Wine & Spirit Centre, 39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE13XF | 3 minutes from Franz Ackermann
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
275 Borough High Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Franz Ackermann
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176 Tower Bridge Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Franz Ackermann
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The Garrison Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
99 - 101 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Franz Ackermann
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The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Franz Ackermann
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Franz Ackermann
Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... More
 
 
 
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39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Franz Ackermann
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London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Franz Ackermann
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63 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Franz Ackermann
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Georg BaselitzGeorg BaselitzLarge-scale paintings, sculpture and works on paper, installed across several of the galleries. Highlights include a work in which the artist revisits an early double-portrait of himself and his wife Elke from 1975, reinterpreting the image using recent Polaroids.2016-05-01T12:00:00+01002016-07-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
White Cube Bermondsey, 144-152  Bermondsey Street      SE1 3TQ
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Georg Baselitz
 

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Sam Francis And Brett Weston
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Franz Ackermann

Compare and contrast the work of American artists; painter Sam Francis and photographer Brett Weston, who each explored the relationship ...More

Sheela Gowda
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Franz Ackermann

Works including the large-scale installation Behold, which consists of two contrasting materials, steel car bumpers and knotted human hair....More

Marisa Merz & El Anatsui
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Franz Ackermann

Sculptural installations highlighting artists' use of diverse materials and unusual techniques....More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Franz Ackermann

Works including the installation Liquid Crystal Environment, 1965, made with unstable materials and chemical reactions to explore processes of change, ...More

Louise Nevelson
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Franz Ackermann

Mixed-media assemblages made from packing crates, old furniture and scrap timber, inspired by the sculptural qualities of the cityscape of ...More

Painting After Technology
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Franz Ackermann

Paintings from the last decade that reflect the process of mark-making in a period of radical technological change....More

Leon Golub & Hrair Sarkissian: Facing History
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Franz Ackermann

Works by two artists whose subject-matter is violence and atrocity. Golub's three canvases draw upon news photographs from the Vietnam ...More

Everyday Alchemy: Contemporary Sculpture
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Franz Ackermann

Sculptures which use commonplace objects to explore notions of value. Featured artists include Subodh Gupta, Haris Epaminonda, Rachel Harrison and ...More

Around Abstract Art 1920-1935
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Franz Ackermann

Exploring the development of abstract art in the inter-war period, and how the term came to be favoured over others ...More

Arte Povera And Anti-Form
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Franz Ackermann

An art exhibition curated by Mark Godfrey and Helen Sainsbury, which explores how from the late 1960s many artists began ...More

 
 
 
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