Join Barbican’s Head of Visual Arts and Curator of Modern Couples Jane Alison, for a guided tour of the exhibition.
Exploring the central place of desire in Modern Art, Jane Alison will focus on the opening display of Camille Claudel and Auguste Rodin as seen alongside Maria Martins and Marcel Duchamp, Romaine Brooks and Nathalie Clifford-Barney; Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf; Salvador Dalí and Federico García Lorca; George Platt Lynes, Monroe Wheeler and Glenway Westcott; Dora Maar and Pablo Picasso; and more.
Your ticket also includes same day entry to the exhibition.
Over 60s: £12
Young Person 14-17: £10
(Includes same day entry to the exhibition)
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Barbican Art Gallery
Silk Street, London
Nearby public transport
We are within walking distance from a number of London Underground stations, the closest being Barbican, St Paul’s and Moorgate. The nearest train stations are Liverpool Street and Farringdon. Bus Route 153 runs directly past the Barbican along Chiswell Street
Car and bicycle parking
We have free bicycle spaces and paid car parking spaces available
Doors normally in open position during exhibition hours. Ticket desk 98cm with a drop section of 76cm. Step-free access on each floor of the Art Gallery.
The Art Gallery has two levels, linked by a flight of 24 stairs with an intermediate landing. A passengeroperated lift (76 x 110cm) connects the two floors. If you need assistance, staff will be happy to help.
Assistance dogs are welcome. If you prefer, you may leave your dog with a member of the gallery staff during your visit.
Large-print exhibition information
To request a large print copy, please call the Art Gallery on 020 7382 2382 before your visit.
For more access information, please visit our Accessibility section.
Enhanced security measures are currently in place at the Barbican.
As part of these measures only one reasonably-sized bag (no larger than 32cm L x 18cm W x 22cm H) per person may be taken inside our venues and all bags may be searched by a member of our team.
We ask that, where possible, visitors avoid bringing large bags to the Centre. If you do need to check bags into our free cloakrooms, we suggest arriving early. All bags deposited will be subject to search and random bag searches are also in operation.
Please also remember that belongings should not be left unattended at any time.
Thank you for your understanding – we look forward to welcoming you to the Barbican.