South London Gallery

 
 
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65 Peckham Road, SE5 8UH
 
 
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12pm-6pm | Tue to Sun 11am-6pm, except Wed 11am-9pm
 
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South London GalleryThis is one of London's most important contemporary art exhibition spaces, having shown artists such as Gilbert and George, Tracey Emin, Mark Quinn and Julian Schnabel under David Thorp's directorship from 1992-2001. The South London Gallery (SLG) can trace its roots as far back as 1868 when South London Working Men's College opened at 91 Blackfriars Road. However it only arrived at this venue on Peckham Road in 1891 when manager William Rossiter bought the freehold of Portland House on the site of what is now Camberwell College of Arts and built a new gallery in the grounds. Since 2001, with Margot Heller at the helm, recent shows have included Chris Burden, Christian Boltanski and the 'mad professor' Keith Tyson who, in 2002, won the Turner Prize on the strength of his SLG show. Improvements in 2010 saw the gallery double in size as well as the addition of a cafe, gardens, a flat for a programme of artist residencies, and an edication and events studio.

 

South London Gallery events

 
Ane Hjort Guttu: Time PassesAne Hjort Guttu: Time PassesAne premieres her new film piece commissioned by Bergen Kunsthall, Norway, with the SLG. Set in Bergen, the film portrays an art student who undertakes to sit next to a woman begging as part of her artistic practice, and the subsequent discussion it provokes with her fellow students.2015-07-03T11:00:00+01002015-09-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
South London Gallery, 65  Peckham Road      SE5 8UH
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Ane Hjort Guttu: Time Passes
Thomas Hirschhorn: In-BetweenThomas Hirschhorn: In-Between2015-07-03T11:00:00+01002015-09-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
South London Gallery, 65  Peckham Road      SE5 8UH
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Free EventOngoing
Thomas Hirschhorn: In-Between
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Denmark Hill Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Kennington Tube Station
 
29 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Peckham Rye Railway Station
 
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Denmark Hill Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Peckham Rye Multistory Car Park
 
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