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Wed 28 Apr
–Wed 2 Jun 2021
This six-week online evening course will provide you with an introduction to the history of photography, focusing on the idea of ‘truth’.
This six-week online evening course will offer a thorough guide to performance art, from its experimental roots to contemporary interdisciplinary practices.
Mon 17 May
–Sun 22 Aug 2021
An exhibition celebrating French artist Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985), one of the most singular and provocative voices in postwar modern art.
Mon 17 May
–Thu 23 Dec 2021
An installation exploring two important social questions: who are our buildings and shared spaces for and how do they affect us?
Thu 20 May 2021, 19:00
Join artist Lindsey Mendick and Curatorial Assistant Charlotte Flint for a discussion about the role of art making as a form of relief, catharsis and comfort.
Thu 3 Jun 2021, 19:00
Join artist Julie Mehretu in conversation with Dubuffet scholar Camille Houze, as they discuss the legacy of Jean Dubuffet’s painting practice.
Thu 17 Jun
–Sun 29 Aug 2021
An exhibition devoted to the life and work of Claudia Andujar and her collaboration with the Yanomami, one of Brazil’s largest indigenous peoples, who she has spent her life documenting and defending.
Thu 17 Jun 2021, 19:00
Join artist Rose Wylie for an online conversation with Curatorial Assistant Charlotte Flint.
Thu 1 Jul 2021, 19:00
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.