Jeppe Hein

The Curve

9 February 2007 - 29 April 2007
The Curve

Daily 11am-8pm

Danish artist Jeppe Hein has created a dynamic site-specific installation for The Curve as part of the Barbicanís new programme of commissions for this unusual space. Heinís piece redefines the space of the gallery, involving and perplexing the viewer.

This young Danish artist has worked with fountains, moving walls and gravity-defying kinetic sculptures. His commission for The Curve is entitled Distance, and involves a very unusual roller coaster.

Watch You Tube Video
This film was taken by a recent visitor to the gallery.

Jeppe Hein Talk
Why are you here and not somewhere else?
Tue 17 Apr/6.30pm
Admission Free
Don't miss this rare opportunity to hear this internationally renowned artist talk about his work.

The exhibition has been generously supported by Arts Council England, The Danish Arts Council Committee for International Arts, The Embassy of Denmark & ARUP.

Celebrating the Barbican's 25th anniversary
Visit the 25th anniversary website
Visit the 25th anniversary website


why not try

Towards the Mean
16 Mar 16 - 19 Jun 16 / Fountain Room
Information info

Battle of Ideas: Weekend pass
22 - 23 Oct 16 / Battle of Ideas
Information info  Book tickets book

Weekend Lab: Katie Mitchell
7 - 8 May 16 / Frobisher Room 1, Level 4
Information info

Ragnar Kjartansson
14 Jul 16 - 4 Sep 16 / Art Gallery
Information info  Book tickets book