Jean Dubuffet Public Programme
Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty
Learn more about the life and work of French artist Jean Dubuffet, the subject of our summer exhibition Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty.
If you’re keen to discover more about Jean Dubuffet, why not explore our public programme? Take your pick from film screenings; talks with contemporary artists influenced by his practice; musical tributes and walking tours.
What's coming up?
Members' Private View Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty
Members are invited to come and explore this exhibition after hours.
Splash, Scratch, Dunk: Has the Feature Started Yet? (12A*)
In this hugely influential handmade film the artist’s interventions on the filmstrip constitute an act of destruction aimed at the material of film itself.
A Dubuffet Love-in with Adam Green
Join musician Adam Green for a special evening including excerpts from his 2016 film Aladdin, some musical numbers and a discussion about the impact Dubuffet’s artwork has had upon his own creativity.
Splash, Scratch, Dunk: Breaking Down (18*)
This programme collects films with imagery produced by the artist purposefully eroding the photochemical emulsion on the surface of the filmstrip.
Splash, Scratch, Dunk: Troubling the Image (15*)
This programme assembles examples of handmade films where photographed footage – mainly found footage – is overpainted, scratched or scraped by the artist.
Splash, Scratch, Dunk: Raw Vision (U*)
Dive into a world of colour with this programme of films made by scratching into, painting on, or sticking things to the surface of the filmstrip.
Dubuffet and Brutalism: Barbican Walking Tour
Join Jon Astbury, Assistant Curator, Architecture & Design at the Barbican for a walking tour around the Barbican Estate, exploring the relationship between Jean Dubuffet, Art Brut and Brutalism.
BSL Tour of Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty
A British Sign Language tour of the exhibition Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty led by John Wilson, exclusively for Deaf and hard of hearing visitors, highlighting key artworks, using BSL.
Rose Wylie in conversation with Charlotte Flint
Join artist Rose Wylie for an online conversation with Curatorial Assistant Charlotte Flint.
Audio Described Tour of Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty
A tour of Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty specifically for blind and partially-sighted visitors, led by Lisa Squirrel who will describe key artworks on display in the exhibition.