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The Barbican Centre hosts The World of Charles and Ray Eames this October, delving into the world of the pioneering architects, designers and filmmakers. The extensive exhibition surveys their careers and extraordinary work at the Eames Office - a 'laboratory' that was open for four decades where the Eameses, their collaborators and their staff produced a number of pioneering designs. Featuring film, multi-channel slideshows and photography, the Barbican explores how their work was driven by philosophical ideals, embracing the potential of technology and science for the common good.

 

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7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 7 minutes from The World of Charles and Ray Eames
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The World of Charles and Ray Eames , Silk Street, EC2Y | 1 minute from The World of Charles and Ray Eames
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The World of Charles and Ray Eames , Silk Street, EC2Y | 1 minute from The World of Charles and Ray Eames
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Lee Krasner: Living ColourLee Krasner: Living ColourLee Krasner: Living ColourOne of the pioneers of Abstract Expressionism, Lee Krasner, is the subject of a solo exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery which tells the story of a formidable artist whose importance has often been eclipsed by her marriage to Jackson Pollock. The first retrospective of her work in Europe for over 50 years, Lee Krasner: Living Colour features nea2019-05-30T00:00:00+01002019-09-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery,   Silk Street      EC2 8DS
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  30th May to 1st September 2019
VENUE  Barbican Art Gallery 
One of the pioneers of Abstract Expressionism, Lee Krasner, is the subject of a solo exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery which tells the story of a formidable artist whose importance has often been eclipsed by her marriage to Jackson Pollock. The first retrospective of her work in Europe for over 50 years, Lee Krasner: Living Colour features nea... More about this event
 
 
 

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