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Light ShowThrough the works of artists like Olafur Eliasson, Anthony McCall and Conrad Shawcross Light Show at The Hayward Gallery explores the nature of light and its ability to sculpt and shape. Using artworks from the 1960s onwards, Light Show explores the powerful effect of light and the way in which it can affect our states of mind. The exhibition showcases visually stimulating artworks as well as rare works not seen for decades and re-created specially for the Hayward Gallery. These include intangible sculptures and installations that use light to create atmospheric pieces that you can move around and through. A sensory experience that enables visitors to experience light in all its forms, whether colourful or casting a shadow.

 

About The Hayward Gallery

The Hayward Gallery has been the originator or host of influential exhibitions since 1968. It mounts temporary exhibitions of contemporary and historical art. The gallery, named after the late Sir Isaac Hayward, the former leader of the London County Council, is also responsible for National Touring exhibitions and for the Arts Council Collection, which it manages on behalf of the Arts Council of England. More about The Hayward Gallery

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Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £106  22% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Light Show
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With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 6 minutes from Light Show
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Skylon
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Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from Light Show
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The Hayward Gallery,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XZ
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The Southbank Centre's Hayward Gallery hosts a mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul. The first retrospective of the artist in London, Wayward Wander explores the artist's extensive investigation into the body and its relationship to architectural space. Lee Bul has explored questions of intimacy, gender, technology... More about this event
 
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The Hayward Gallery,   Belvedere Road      SE1 8XZ
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DATES  Saturday 7th July 2018
VENUE  The Hayward Gallery 
A night of free art, performance and music, Art Night partners with the Hayward Gallery for the first time. The festival will be curated by the Southbank gallery, to coincide with the its 50th anniversary in July 2018. Promising its most ambitious art trail to date, follow the route along the Thames from Southbank Centre through Vauxhall and Nine E... More about this event
 
 

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