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Wednesday || September 30

Kara Walker, Negress Notes (Brown Follies),1996-1997

Kara Walker, Negress Notes (Brown Follies),1996-1997

Victoria Miro Old Street, Go to Hell or Atlanta, Whichever Comes First, On 1st October till the 7th November

Kara Walker, known as the portrayer of racial and gender struggles, returns with a new body of work in the space of Gallery 1, Victoria Miro, Old Street.

Thursday || October 1

Grazia Varisco, Reticolo Frangibile Quadricromia, 1968

Grazia Varisco, Reticolo Frangibile Quadricromia, 1968

Cortesi Gallery, Grazia Varisco: If, PV 6-8.30 pm

Solo show of the Italian painter Grazia Varisco, part of Gruppo T and pioneer of Kinetic Art. The exhibition is curated by Michele Robecchi, London editor of Mousse magazine.

Alberto Burri, White Cretto, 1975

Alberto Burri, White Cretto, 1975

Mazzoleni Art, Alberto Burri, PV 6-8 pm

An overview of Arte Povera child Alberto Burri, with many pieces coming from the private collection of the Mazzoleni family.

Neil Gall, Bather, 2008

Neil Gall, Bather, 2008

Domobaal, Neil Gall: Arrange Your Face, PV 6-8 pm

New work by fantastic wrap-all-maniac Scottish artist Neil Gall. ‘To arrange your face’ means to hide in plain sight; to compose your features in an attempt to conceal motives, feelings, or beliefs.

Serpentines Galleries, Jimmie Durham: Various Items and Complaints, opens

Major survey of multi-dimensional works by American essayist, artist, poet and political activist Jimmie Durham.

The ARKA Group, On Between, installation view, Zabludowicz Collection, 2014

The ARKA Group, On Between, installation view, Zabludowicz Collection, 2014

Space in Between, Votives, PV 6-9 pm

Solo show of new colourful work by the ARKA Group, a collaboration between Ben Jeans Houghton and Matthew de Kersaint Giraudeau.

Figure of Speech#2

Wouter Van der Hallen, As the extension, so the force, October 01 – October 30, 2015

A new solo exhibition for Belgium artist Wouter Van Der hosted in the Window Space.

Friday || October 2

Outdoor performance during ALW 2014

Outdoor performance during ALW 2014

Various venues across London, Art Licks Weekend, 2-4 October

London’s largest festival celebrating emerging artists is back for its third year with a free programme of events and openings taking place across South and East London, from Peckham to Hackney.

Sunday || October 4

The Gift, If There Are Any

 

The Gift, If There Is Any, Kappacasein Dairy, 6:30-9:30pm

Artist Javier Rodriguez and cheesemaker Bill Oglethorpe will be leading a discussion on food production, consumption and exchange which looks at new sustainable models, both rural and urban.

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Wednesday || October 7

Jon Rafman, Basquiat Classroom, 2013

Jon Rafman, Basquiat Classroom, 2013

Zabludowicz Collection, Annual Commission: Jon Rafman, PV 6-9 pm

Canadian artist Jon Rafman produces works that blur lines between real and virtual, ultimately exploring the impact of technologies on our society. For this commission he’s created new playful installations encompassing a variety of media.

Float Art 2015

FloatArt London 2014, Bargehouse, The Oxo Tower Wharf, PV 6-8pm

The exhibition will show the work of both BA and MA graduates, who will have all completed their degrees this year. The work on show will be ranging from across all arts disciplines, from painting to performance to installation.

Showroom

The Chimurenga Library, The Showroom, PV 6:30-8:30pm

The Showroom and The Otolith Collective present the Cape Town-based outfit Chimurenga. For their first UK presentation, Chimurenga will infiltrate The Showroom’s building in the form of The Chimurenga Library, inserting themselves into the existing frameworks, functions and structures of the space without displacing its everyday activities.

Cubitt

Software, Hard Problem, Cubitt Gallery, PV 6:30-8:30pm

Software, Hard Problem is a group exhibition that broadly explores the artists use of software to surmount aesthetic, philosophical or theoretical problems.

Thursday || October 8

Studio Voltaire

Sol Calero, La Escuela del Sur, Studio Voltaire, PV 6:30-8:30pm

In October 2015, Studio Voltaire will present La Escuela del Sur, an ambitious new commission by Venezuelan-born artist Sol Calero. It will be Calero’s largest commission to date and her first exhibition in a London public gallery.

Friday || October 9

Nancy Holt, Sun Tunnels, 1976

Nancy Holt, Sun Tunnels, 1976

Parafin, Nancy Holt: locators, opens

An exhibition conceived in discussion with the seminal land artist before her death in 2014. Nancy Holt has been producing and placing ‘Locators’ from 1970s onwards to focalise the viewers’ gaze on overlooked particulars.

Frank Auerbach, Portrait of Catherine Lampert, 1981-1982

Frank Auerbach, Portrait of Catherine Lampert, 1981-1982

TATE Britain, Frank Auerbach, opens

A survey of the works by German artist Frank Auerbach, whose powerful portraits have given this genre a new meaning.

Monday || October 12

Elmgreen & Dragset, The Named Series, installation view, Victoria Miro, London, 2012

Elmgreen & Dragset, The Named Series, installation view, Victoria Miro, London, 2012

Victoria Miro Mayfair, Elmgreen & Dragset: Self Portraits, PV 6-8 pm

The duo of fictional reality comes back to London for a major new show after the breathtaking site specific installation at the V&A in 2013.

Zhang Ding, Buddha Jumps over the Wall-2 (still from video), 2012

Zhang Ding, Buddha Jumps over the Wall-2 (still from video), 2012

ICA, Zhang Ding: Enter the Dragon, opens

Zhang Ding transforms the ICA theatre into a ‘ mutating sound sculpture’ referencing Bruce Lee’s seminal film Enter the Dragon (1973).

Smiler, Patrice (Ladbroke Grove), 1983

Smiler, Patrice (Ladbroke Grove), 1983

ICA, Smiler: Photographs of London by Mark Cawson, opens

Black and white photographs of squats from the 1970s to 1990s, shot by Smiler (aka Mark Cawson) between West London and King’s Cross.

Wednesday || October 14

M.C. Escher, Relativity, 1953

M.C. Escher, Relativity, 1953

Dulwich Picture Gallery, The Amazing World of M.C. Escher, opens

Survey of the work by Dutch architect Maurits Cornelis Escher, master of impossible realities.

Frieze London

Frieze London, 14 Wednesday till 17 Saturday

Frieze London features over 160 of the world’s most exciting galleries. View and buy art from over 1,000 of today’s leading artists, and experience the fair’s critically acclaimed Frieze Projects and Frieze Talks.

Thursday || October 15

Alberto Giacometti, The Walking Man I, 1960

Alberto Giacometti, The Walking Man I, 1960

National Portrait Gallery, Giacometti: Pure Presence, opens

An exhibition that focuses on the portraiture of Alberto Giacometti, the revolutionist of silhouettes.

Ed Atkins, 2014

EFT-tapping points, Ed Atkins, 2015

We Are All Very Anxious, Doomed Gallery, Dalston, PV 6-9pm

This exhibition marks the closure of WE ARE ALL VERY ANXIOUS, and celebrates the date of its inauguration.

Whitechapel

Florian Hecker, Whitechapel Gallery, Thursday 8pm

Florian Hecker explores specific compositional developments of post-war modernity, electro-acoustic music, and other, non-musical, disciplines.

Friday || October 30

Luke Fowler, To the Editor of Amateur Photographer, 2015

Luke Fowler, To the Editor of Amateur Photographer, 2015

Whitechapel Gallery, Luke Fowler and Mark Fell: Project, opens

The new collaboration between Fowler and Fell looks at how computer have affected music production, and gives the chance to experiment with computer-based composition.

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