The World of Charles and Ray Eames

21 October 2015 - 14 February 2016
Art Gallery

Press Reviews

★★★★ London Evening Standard

Critics Choice ELLE UK.COM, Teaser Magazine Online, Incollect

Best Autumn Exhibitions London 2015 Culture Whisper

With over 380 works, you’ll see how they changed architecture, graphic art and – of course – interior design as a whole. ELLE UK.COM

'Power couple of the design world Charles and Ray Eames turn their hand to furniture, architecture and art in this formidable retrospective.' Culture Whisper

Their work [is] the ultimate examples of mid-century style  Homes & Property - London Evening Standard

A comprehensive retrospective with a gorgeous range of objects and ephemera illustrating the Eames's astonishingly rich and productive life.  The Spectator

Just as Jackson Pollock became the Great American Painter, the Eameses became the Great American Designer, and this Barbican exhibition shows how.

The couple that reimagined space: a portrait of the work of Charles and Ray Eames at The Barbican. Steal Mag

The Barbican’s exhibit looks to be an honest, insightful and multifaceted curation of the Eameses extraordinary catalogue, incorporating their best-loved design pieces, personal insights, the Eames Office and a wide-ranging review of their creative endeavours. Decoist Architecture & Interior Design

The exhibition also addresses the Eames’ impact on 20th-century concepts of modern living. The Independent


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