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WELCOME The borough of Kensington and Chelsea has an artistic heritage that encompasses some of the best and brightest creative names. From South Kensingtonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Museum Quarter to the bustle of Kingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Road; from the urban bohemia of Notting Hill to the modern elegance of the Design Museum, a journey through Kensington and Chelsea is a journey through history. We are delighted to be drawing on this cultural legacy with Kensington + Chelsea Art Weekend. The second edition of the Art Weekend in the Summer 2019 will continue to celebrate the rich heritage of the borough by opening doors to local creative spaces along with leading organisations in the area to facilitate further opportunities for the public to engage in local culture. Immerse yourself in this fantastic exploration of creativity across eight designated zones of the borough brimming with exclusive events and exhibitions. Follow the public art trail from Sloane Square and Exhibition Road to White City and Holland Park to Ladbroke Grove. Hop on the free Art Bus and as you travel, listen to a pre-recorded broadcast created by local artists, musicians and curators who share their experiences of the area. Reflect on the past and look to the future in this exciting celebration of community in this fantastic neighbourhood of London. Vestalia Chilton, Director
KCAW19 HEADLINE PROJECTS Each year, KCAW conceives and delivers an extraordinary array of Headline Projects. For the 2019 edition we extended the range of public art installations, community-led collaborations between artists and institutions, themed activities, talks and curated walking tours. The art-interruptions intentionally echo the Age of Enlightenment – a theme set by our partners at The Great Exhibition Road Festival. The expansion of the tours programme is aimed at creating opportunities to explore and discover hidden treasures within the streets of this special part of London ≠ go on foot, by bike or on the free KCAW Art Bus stopping at key locations throughout the borough, with an addition of a new stop in White City. Visit kcaw.co.uk to find out more about our projects, view the full Kensington + Chelsea Art Weekend programme, and to book your place onto popular talks and tours.
PUBLIC ART INSTALLATIONS + Zone 1 | Love Kensington + Chelsea Mural #3, Museum of Brands + Zone 4 | Laura Ford: Silent Howlers, Napoleon Garden, Holland Park + Zone 5 | James Capper: MOU NTAINEER PROTOT Y PE, Exhibition Rd + Zone 5 | Tor Ewen: Cremorne Garden, Love Kensington + Chelsea Mural #2, 16 Walton St + Zone 6 | Amanda Parer Studio: LOS T, Sloane Sq
KCAW TALKS + Fri 28 Jun, 7pm – Tabish Khan + Richard Woods, White City Pl | Zone 8 + Sat 29 Jun, 2.30pm – James Capper, The Royal Society of Sculptors | Zone 5 + Sun 30 Jun, 4.30pm – Olga Lomaka + Pandemonia, The Exhibitionist Hotel | Zone 5
WALKING TOURS + All Weekend – Kensington Church St Enlightenment Antiques Trail + Instagram Compeition | Zone 3 + All weekend, 10am + 1pm daily – Portobello Tales, food tour of Notting Hill with Walk Eat Talk Eat | Zone 2 + Sat 29 Jun, 11am – Kensington Blue Plaques Walk with English Heritage | Zone 4 + Sat 29 Jun, 11am + 1pm – Walmer Yard Building Tour with Architecture Foundation | Zone 2
KCAW19 PUBLIC ART BIKE TOUR Join Bikeminded for a bike-ride to visit all the key public art displays as part of KCAW19. From murals to art installations, the ride will take you to each location where you will hear more about the artworks and the stories behind them. You will ride safely as a group at a leisurely pace, mostly through quiet roads. + Sat 29 Jun, 3pm – Meet at Westway Sports Centre, 1 Crowthorne Rd, W10 6RP | Zone 1
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Portobello Rd Freston Road White City Design Museum Lots Rd Chelsa Town Hall Sloane Sq South Kensington Royal Albert Hall Kensington Church St 11. The Tabernacle
Covering KCAW’s eight cultural zones for two days, the Hop On/ Hop Off KCAW Art Bus is organised with the The Galleries Association, in partnership with Portobello Radio. The Art Bus will stop at landmark locations and exhibiting venues, and is peppered with fun, informative and sometimes a little gossipy broadcast by Piers Thomson and by local artists, musicians, museum curators and local personalities. With no charge for a seat, feel free to hop on board at any of the designated stops for a ride through the land of contemporary art, culture, counter-culture and community Once you hop off the Art Bus another one will come along every 30 - 40 minutes, giving you time to explore the area and visit exciting Art Weekend events and venues. + Sat 28 + Sun 29 Jun, 12 – 4pm
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50 GOLBORNE GOLDFINGER FACTORY GRAFFIK GALLERY LAYLOW MUSEUM OF BRANDS PORTOBELLO WALL SERENA MORTON GALLERY THE MUSE GALLERY
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LIVE CODING MUSIC PARTY CURATED BY ALGORAVE
Celebrate the launch of KCAW19 with an evening of alien rhythms and freaky visuals by leading live-coding DJ’s at the Museum of Brands. Experience music like never before and dance the night away while you discover the exciting and unpredictable phenomenon of algorithms brought to life as music and visuals created by the artists and musicians of the Algorave movement.
Museum of Brands 111-117 Lancaster Rd W11 1QT Live Coding Music Party Curated by Algorave Sat 29 June 6.30 – 10.30 pm Cash bar available 18+ year olds only
Expect demonstrations, creative interventions and an opportunity to explore the Museum’s Time Tunnel. Supported by The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.
MUSEUM OF BRANDS WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE BRAND?
A treasure trove of retro design and memories, the Museum of Brands explores how brands shape our world. There you will find galleries full of oddities and wonders, revealing the history of consumer culture decade by decade. Discover over 12,000 items that illuminate how brands and culture evolve over time.
111-117 Lancaster Rd, W11 1QT +44 (0)20 7243 9610 museumofbrands.com
During KCAW19, visit the Museum of Brands and share your favourite brand memory in the museum’s latest interactive installation, WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE BRAND?
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Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 10.30pm Sun 30 Jun, 11am – 5pm
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50 Golborne gallery supports and promotes some of the best projects and productions developed by international visual artists, designers and makers. It supports those relevant to portraying and interrogating a world which is changing fast and how Africa and its Diaspora plays a significant role.
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50 Golborne Rd, W10 5PR +44 (0)20 3441 8980 50golborne-artdesign.com Fri 28 Jun, 11am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 6pm Sun 30 Jun, closed Disabled access: no 50golborneart 50golborne
Goldfinger Factory is an awardwinning social enterprise, combining a sustainable design and interiors business with a teaching academy.
13–15 Golborne Rd, W10 5NY +44 (0)20 3302 0900 goldfingerfactory.com
Goldfinger Academy empowers people through training opportunities. They are passionate about circular economy and inclusive community.
Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 9pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sun 30 Jun, closed Disabled access: limited goldfingerfactory goldfingerHQ Meet the Makers Fri 28 Jun, 12 + 4 + 7.30pm Sat 29 Jun, 12 + 4pm
Graffik Gallery has a reputation for being the capital’s prime street art destination. The gallery has carved a master status in the movements and trends of the urban art genre. The gallery has an unparalleled ability to foresee emerging talent and exhibits the elite within the realm of street art.
L AYLOW is a house located at the foot of West London’s landmark, Trellick Tower. Much like the rich history of the area, L AYLOW is a celebration of creativity, music, seasonal food and design. It boasts a restaurant with outdoor seating, a live music venue, a lounge and a private dining room with its own rooftop terrace – all designed by Bella Freud, Nicholas Kilner and Taz.
284 Portobello Rd, W10 5TE graffikgallery.co.uk Fri 28 Jun, 11am – 6.30pm Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 6.30pm Sun 30 Jun, 11am – 6.30pm graffikgallery
10 Golborne Rd, W10 5PE laylow.co.uk Fri 28 Jun, 12pm – 2am Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 2am Sun 30 Jun, 12 – 11pm laylow_london
Pop down to L AYLOW to see the infamous artworks that are hung throughout the building, from Fergus Greer, Annie Leibovitz, Joseph Kosouth, Richard Corman, Basquiat any many more...
THE RHYTHM STUDIO AT KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA COLLEGE ALGORAVE CODING WORKSHOPS
The Rhythm Studio is a music academy where students are inspired to develop their musical talents while learning to play and produce the music that they love. Its community of young musicians form bands, write and produce their own music, and perform at live gigs throughout the year. The music school is home of full-time music courses for sixth form students, after-school and weekend classes, and school holiday camps. During KCAW19, Algorave DJs and artists, in collaboration with The Rhythm Studio, will teach their coding skills at Kensington and Chelsea College in North Kensington.
KENSINGTON + CHELSEA COLLEGE THE CREATIVE COLLECTION
Visit Kensington and Chelsea College’s Kensington Centre for an exhibition of work from Ceramics, Glass & Jewellery, Graphic Design, Multimedia and Interior Design students.
Kensington and Chelsea College Wornington Rd, W10 5QQ therhythmstudio.co.uk therhythmstudio therhythmstudio Coding workshops with Algorave Sat 29 Jun Music: 11am – 1pm Visuals: 2 – 4pm Ages 12+
Kensington and Chelsea College, Wornington Rd, W10 5QQ kcc.ac.uk Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 5pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 2pm Sun 30 Jun, closed kc_college kc_college
PORTOBELLO WALL ANASTASIA RUSSA: CONNECTIONS
The Portobello Public Art Project is an annual commission from the Royal borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Portobello Rd, W10
During KCAW19, Anastasia Russa presents her commission for the Portobello Wall Public Art Project C O NNECT IO N S; from concept to creation, she explains how the art work is informed by her own practice, the brief and her research forging new connections with the community in North Kensington.
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This marks the final weeks of the installation; don’t miss it!
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Mural on view 24/7
Talk: Anastasia Russa Sat 29 Jun, 5.30pm
SERENA MORTON QUIET RADIANCE
Serena Morton specialises in contemporary mid-career painting and sculpture.
343 Ladbroke Grove, W10 6HA serenamorton.com
During KCAW19 Serena Morton presents QUIET RADIANCE, an exhibition of painting by local artist Mark Cazalet:
Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 5pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 1pm Sun 30 Jun, 10am – 1pm Disabled access: yes
”The paintings in this exhibition were inspired by the silence and solitude of two outwardly unremarkable locations”.
SHUBBAK MEHDI ANNASSI
Shubbak has become a key moment in the arts calendar of the UK and the Arab World, bringing new and unexpected voices alongside established artists to new audiences.
Ladbroke Grove Neighbourhood Location TBA on shubbak.co.uk Mural on view 24/7
Casablanca-based street artist Mehdi Annassi explores the neighbourhoods of North Kensington to create a new mural. Nicknamed Petit Larache, the Golborne Road has long been at the centre of Moroccan identity in London. Together with residents and community groups, the artist will delve into its history and scenes of everyday life. He will develop a short graphic story, painted directly on the walls in this iconic neighbourhood.
THE MUSE GALLERY END OF RESIDENCY 2019 GROUP SHOW
The Muse was established in 2003 as an artist-run gallery and studio with a programme centred around a residency program for recent graduates. Artists are supported beyond their six-month residency at The Muse through group and solo shows, alongside established artists.
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269 Portobello Rd, W11 1LR themuseat269.com Fri 28 Jun, 12 – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 12 – 6pm Sun 30 Jun, 12 – 6pm Disabled access: yes
The 2019 programme places an emphasis on photography and its many iterations. The series features four photographers, each with a very different and individual approach to capturing images, and covering a wide range of themes.
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AFTER NYNE GALLERY
Working out of their new permanent space in Holland Park, supported by Olympus, After Nyne Gallery – sister company of After Nyne Magazine – has fast established itself as upholding the brand values established by After Nyne over the past two years: elegance, style and vision. After Nyne Gallery expertly curates and promotes a roster of rising creatives across the arts spectrum. The varying styles of the gallery artists are eclectic yet harmonious; and offer collectors the opportunity to view and purchase works from some of today’s most exciting artists.
ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION TOUR OF WALMER YARD
Join the Architecture Foundation and award-winning architecture critic Laura Mark for a tour of Walmer Yard – an innovative set of four interlocking contemporary houses designed by architect Peter Salter.
10 Portland Rd, W11 4LA +44 (0)20 3968 9537 afternynegallery.com Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sun 30 Jun, 10am – 6pm Disabled access: no afternynegallery afternyneart
235–239 Walmer Rd, W11 4EY +44 (0)20 7186 0279 architecturefoundation. org.uk Disabled access: limited
Discover their unique architecture and the exciting cultural programme curated by Mark in her role as keeper of Walmer Yard.
architecturefoundation archfoundation Tour of Walmer Yard Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 1pm
DOROTHY CIRCUS GALLERY HIKARI SHIMODA AND MILLO
Dorothy Circus Gallery is a space dedicated to the most intriguing avant-garde in contemporary art, throwing a spotlight on the forerunners of the fascinating USA-born movement known as Pop Surrealism, and introducing the New Surrealism and Magic Realism movements to the international art scene.
35 Connaught St, W2 2AZ +44 (0)20 3968 9537 dorothycircusgallery.uk Fri 28 Jun, 10.30am – 6.30pm Sat 29 Jun, 10.30am – 6.30pm Sun 30 Jun, closed Disabled access: no dorothycircus
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DANIEL BENJAMIN GALLERY COME UNDONE
Daniel Benjamin Gallery is a contemporary art gallery based in Notting Hill. Founded in 2018, the gallery suppo1rts and exhibits selected living contemporary artists working with different mediums. During KCAW19, Daniel Benjamin Gallery presents C O ME U ND O NE, the first solo exhibition by Ellie MacGarry. Through her paintings and ceramics, she foregrounds fleeting and intimate moments involving the body and its everyday transformations. MacGarry’s work considers the self-conscious body; the inside and out, the clothing and unclothing, the desperate desire to be seen and the even more desperate desire to be hidden.
From the sexy theatre of assertive undressing to the humour and embarrassment of failing coverings, the intimacy of the everyday is put at centre-stage. There is a focus on the ever-changing parts of us; our clothes, which we keenly renew for the sake of reinvention or desire, and our hair and nails which endlessly shed and renew themselves. Often at a point of transition – half-unbuttoned, mid-haircut with the snipped hairs clumping on the shoulders, the bed as yet unmade or food which is yet to be eaten – there is a sense of privacy which has been broken down. Invites are issued; the viewer is urged to look in and come closer.
120 Kensington Park Rd, W11 2PW +44 (0)20 7792 2533 db-gallery.com Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 9pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 10pm Sun 30 Jun, 10am – 6pm Disabled access: limited db_gallery dbgallerylondon Collectors Brunch Sun 30 Jun, 11am – 1pm RSVP essential firstname.lastname@example.org
FLOW GALLERY CONTOURS
Flow Gallery celebrates its 20th birthday this year. Flow carefully curates its roster of contemporary craft makers working in ceramics, glass, paper, wood, textiles, metal and jewellery. This June Flow is delighted to present C O N TO U RS, an exhibition of works in wood by Wycliffe Stutchbury and Fritz Baumann. These two exceptional artists work with different processes yet the end result focuses on form and the inherent and natural qualities of their material.
FRESTONIAN GALLERY HILL & PARK
Frestonian Gallery is dedicated to the promotion of modern and contemporary art and defines its programme with the continuity of artistic endeavour in mind – developing an independent and unbiased approach without undue adherence to the whims and divisions of the art market and prevailing fashions.
1-5 Needham Road, W11 2RP +44 (0)20 7243 0782 flowgallery.co.uk Fri 28 Jun, 11am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 6pm Sun 30 Jun, closed Disabled access: no flowgallery flowgallery.co.uk
2 Olaf St, W11 4BE frestoniangallery.com Fri 28 Jun, 11am – 9pm Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 4pm Sun 30 Jun, 11am – 4pm Disabled access: limited frestoniangallery
In June 2019 the gallery presents HIL L & PA RK , a celebration of the talents that have lived and worked in Notting Hill and Holland Park: Patrick Caulfield, Patrick Heron, David Hockney, Howard Hodgkin, Susan Hiller, Lucian Freud and Bridget Riley.
THE TABERNACLE GALLERY FLUORESCING
The Tabernacle Galley is a unique space situated in the heart of Notting Hill. The gallery exhibits a diverse programme from both emerging and established artists from our local community and beyond. The aim is to engage audiences and facilitate participation in the arts at every level.
34-35 Powis Square, W11 2AY +44 (0)20 7221 9700 tabernaclew11.com
This year Mangrove’s Junior Mas theme will be F LU O RES CING. Working alongside young people from GLUE, F LU O RES CING highlights the effects of rising sea temperatures on the coral reef, inspired by the transitional state the coral takes when dying.
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Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 10pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 10pm Sun 30 Jun, 10am – 10pm
THE CORONET THEATRE
The Coronet Theatre is a risk-taking, international theatre in an iconic, Grade II listed building in Notting Hill. Combining grand architecture, a warm and intimate setting, and one of the most beautiful theatre bars in London, The Coronet Theatre offers a welcoming space for artists and audiences from all over the world. The new season is an eclectic mix of theatre, dance, poetry, art and interdisciplinary work.
THE VISUALIST GALLERY THE EXPOSURE OF LIGHT
KCAW19 visitors can gain an exclusive behind the scene access to the theatre’s iconic building. Designed by W.G.R. Sprague, The Coronet Theatre opened in 1898. It became a cinema in 1923, before being taken over by Anda Winters in 2014 who returned it to use as a theatre.
103 Notting Hill Gate, W11 3LB +44 (0)20 3642 6606 thecoronettheatre.com Disabled access: contact venue thecoronettheatre coronettheatre Building Tour Sat 29 Jun, 12 – 2pm every 30 min
The Visualist Gallery is one of the last informal spaces left in Notting Hill and the home gallery of Raj Curry, whose field of interest lies between photography and painting, and how they mirror each other. Access to this charming and hospitable venue is down a path between two classically beautiful houses, through a humble garden gate.
Flat 1, 20 Pembridge Cres, Down the Side of Main House to Garden Door, W11 3DS +44 (0)79 7313 7724 Fri 28 Jun, 12 – 2pm Sat 29 Jun, 12 – 5pm Sun 30 Jun, 12 – 4pm
The works in T HE E X P O S U RE O F L IGH T demonstrate how the camera tricks the eye, and that light is more complex than we might assume.
UNIT 1 GALLERY | WORKSHOP SUMMER SHOW II
Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop is a large, dynamic and exciting art space. Visit gallery exhibitions and working art studios that strive to connect the public directly to artists. Well known for its S O LO A ND R A DICA L RES IDE N CY® programmes, expect to be impressed by this alternative art venue. During the Art weekend, Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop presents a group exhibition of artists that have participated in its exhibitions and residency programmes.
WALK EAT TALK EAT PORTOBELLO TALES FOOD TOUR
As part of KCAW19, Walk Eat Talk Eat presents a new and bespoke food and drink walking tour of Portobello Road and Notting Hill. Stopping at 7 local establishments, you will explore Portobello’s food and drink scene and try the delicious foods this vibrant area has to offer. From Ladbroke Grove through Portobello Market to Kensington Palace, you will sample local gin and charcuterie, delicious doughnuts, incredible street food and more – all while learning about the history of the area.
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1 Bard Rd, W10 6PT unit1gallery-workshop.com Fri 28 Jun, 11am – 9pm Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 5pm Sun 30 Jun, 11am – 5pm Disabled access: no unit1galleryworkshop unit1_gallery
Meet outside Ladbroke Grove tube station, W10 6HJ walkeattalkeat.com walkeattalkeat walkeattalkeat Notting Hill Food Tour Fri 28 – Sun 30 June Daily tours at 10am,1pm + 3pm
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1. ANTIQUES HOUSE 2. BUTCHOFF ANTIQUES 3. DAVID BROWER ANTIQUES 4. DENTON ANTIQUES 5. E & H MANNERS 6. GREGG BAKER ASIAN ART 7. HILL HOUSE 8. HORNEMAN ANTIQUES 9. HOWARD WALWYN 10. J.A.N. FINE ART 18
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11. JORGE WELSH WORKS OF ART 12. MARCHANT 13. MICHEAL GERMAN ANTIQUES 14. PATRICK SANDBERG + FLEUREDELYS ANTIQUITES 15. REINDEER ANTIQUES 16. SHAHNAZ GALLERY 17. SPHYNX GALLERY ART BUS STOP
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KENSINGTON CHURCH ST ENLIGHTENMENT ANTIQUES TRAIL + INSTAGRAM COMPETITION
Journey down Kensington Church St to spot 18 treasures hidden in galleries windows and win a dinner for two at the most deliciously elegant Kensington Wine Rooms. Kensington Church St is one of the oldest thoroughfares in Kensington – it was a rest and recreation area in Roman times – and as essential to the identity of Kensington as the High Street. Today, the street is renowned across the globe as the home of the highest quality Antiques Dealers offering fine art and antiques from the Hang dynasty to the Art Deco movement.
Go on a treasure hunt down this world famous Antiques Street in the heart of Kensington and spot the very strange and unusual objects linked to the Era of Enlightenment displayed in the dealers’s windows.
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Selected especially from the hidden collections of participating antiques galleries and dealers on Kensington Church St, these fantastical ‘treasures’ are placed in the windows with a short description telling the incredible stories behind them.
Fri 27 – Sun 30 Jun Antiques Trail Window Display 24/7
‘Collect’ all the ‘treasures’ and share them on Instagram with the hashtag #KCAWAntiques – don’t forget to tag @kcawlondon for a chance to win a fantastic dinner for two at the local Wine Rooms. Easy.
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Antiques House is a family business that has been trading since 1880. Antiques House are specialised in Islaimc and Middle Eastern works of art.
Butchoff Antiques have been dealing in exceptional quality antiques for over 50 years, and have been in their current Kensington Church Street showroom for over 15 years.
66A Kensington Church St, W8 4BY +44 (0)20 3968 9537 antiqueshouse.co.uk Antiques Trail Window Display 24/7
154 Kensington Church St, W8 4BN +44 (0)20 7221 8174 butchoff.com Fri 28 Jun, 9.30am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 9.30am – 4pm Sun 30 Jun, closed Antiques Trail Window Display 24/7 Disabled access: no butchoffboys butchoffboys
DAVID BROWER ANTIQUES MEISSEN PORCELAIN + JAPANESE MEIJI CRAFTSMANSHIP
David Brower Antiques were established in 1964 and have been based at the heart of the Kensington Church Street antiques community for the last 45 years. David Brower Antiques specialise in European porcelain, particularly Meissen, from their upper gallery, while Japanese works of art from the Meiji period form the focus of the gallery on the lower ground floor.
113 Kensington Church St, W8 7LN +44 (0)20 7221 4155 davidbrowerantiques.com Fri 28 Jun, 11am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, closed Sun 30 Jun, closed Antiques Trail Window Display 24/7 Disabled access: limited
Focusing on antique lighting, Denton Antiques is a fourth generation family business. Their extensive range of chandeliers, lanterns and wall lights date from the 18th century through to Art Deco. All may be viewed on site at Kensington Church Street and online. Denton Antiques offers examples by the makers Perry, Blades, Osler, Baccarat, Lalique and Bagués. Vistors are also welcome to browse their displays of glassware and objets d’art.
156 Kensington Church St, W8 4BN +44 (0)20 7229 5866 denton-antiques.co.uk Fri 28 Jun, 9am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, closed Sun 30 Jun, closed Antiques Trail Window Display 24/7 Disabled access: yes dentonantiques
The illustration shows an exceptional example of one of Denton Antiques’ late 18th century chandeliers.
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FLEURDELYS ANTIQUITES CHINESE WOOD STANDS
Established in 1986, E & H Manners deals in ceramics, glass and enamels of the world from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.
66C Kensington Church St, W8 4BY +44 (0)20 7229 5516 rare-ceramics.com
They focus on European pottery and porcelain of the 17th and 18th century and East Asian, MiddleEastern and Mexican colonial period wares and ceramics of the Arts and Crafts and Modern Movement.
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Fleurdelys Antiquités has become an international reference in the antiques Wood Stands market, counting with expert and loyal clients.
150–152 Kensington Church St, W8 4BN +44 (0)20 7243 3106 chinesewoodstands.com
Their unique selection of antique Chinese wood stands carved in different exotic woods can be viewed at Patrick Sandberg’s showroom in Kensington Church Street.
Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 4pm Sun 30 Jun, closed Antiques Trail Window Display 24/7
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GREGG BAKER ASIAN ART JAPANESE ART: NEW ACQUISITIONS
Gregg Baker Asian Art is delighted to present recent acquisitions of classic Japanese art, including screens and Buddhist sculptures, as well as abstract paintings by the leading post-war artists. Gregg Baker Asian Art was established in 1985 as specialists in Japanese art. Their aim is to introduce the beauty and versatility of Japanese art, the main focus being classical screens and early Buddhist sculpture as well as post-war painting, sculpture and ceramics.
HILL HOUSE ANTIQUES WHAT HAPPENED TO GOOD DESIGN?
HORNEMAN ANTIQUES LTD PORCELAIN FOR PALACES
142 Kensington Church St, W8 4BN +44 (0)20 7221 3533 japanesescreens.com Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 4pm Sun 30 Jun, closed Antiques Trail Window Display 24/7
Since 1998, one of the UK’s leading specialist dealers of late 19th and early 20th century antiques and artefacts. Hill House Antiques main focus is the best of the British (sometimes European and American) Arts and Crafts Movement; including items from the Aesthetic Movement, Gothic Revival, Cotswold School, Mouseman and Modernism.
144A Kensington Church Street, W8 4BN +44 (0)79 7384 2777 hillhouse-antiques.co.uk
This June, visit the exhibition WHATE VER HAPPENED TO GOOD DESIGN ? – THE ARTS & CR AF TS MOVEMENT & BE YOND.
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Founded in 2000, Raymond Horneman showcases a wide selection of Early 18th century Japanese and Chinese porcelain vases, some of which mounted as lamps, together with European furniture, paintings, mirrors and works of art.
131 Kensington Church Street, W8 7LP +44 (0)20 7229 2898 raymondhorneman.com
Fri 12 – 7pm Sat 12 – 7pm Sun closed Antiques Trail Window Display 24/7
Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 5pm Sun 30 Jun, 10am – 5pm Antiques Trail Window Display 24/7 Disabled access: no raymondhornemanantiques
HOWARD WALWYN LIMITED
Howard Walwyn Clocks is an award winning and leading specialist dealer in English clocks dating from the 17th century until the mid 19th century, clocks. KCAW19 visitors will have the opportunity to view examples from many of the greatest English clockmakers of the Golden Age, Thomas Tompion, the Knibb family, George Graham, Daniel Quare, the Vulliamys, Dent and Frodsham.
123 Kensington Church St, W8 7LP +44 (0)20 938 1100 howardwalwyn.com Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 5pm Sun 30 Jun, closed Antiques Trail Window Display 24/7 Disabled access: no howardwalwyn howardwalwyn
J.A.N. FINE ART LONDON
Established in 1977, J.A.N. Fine Art specialises in Chinese, Japanese, Korean and South East Asian Porcelain, Paintings and Works of Art.
134 Kensington Church St, W8 4BH +44 (0)20 7792 0736 jan-fineart-london.com
In coordination with KCAW19, J.A.N will be displaying influences of Japanning and Chinoiserie within 18th Century Europe.
Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 4pm Sun 30 Jun by appointment Antiques Trail Window Display 24/7 janfineartlondon
JORGE WELSH WORKS OF ART THE FOUR ELEMENTS – TRANSFORMATION
Jorge Welsh Works of Art specializes in cross-cultural works of art from Africa, India, China and Japan, with a strong emphasis on Chinese export porcelain. For KCAW19, London based photographer Alessandro Durini di Monza in collaboration with Jorge Welsh Works of Art will present T HE FO U R E L E ME N TS – T R A N S FO RM AT IO N, an exhibition which explores the materiality, innovation, and cultural influence of Qing dynasty Chinese porcelain in a unique conversation.
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116 Kensington Church St, W8 4BH jorgewelsh.com Fri 28 Jun, 9.30 – 5.30pm Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 5pm Sun 30 Jun by appointment Antiques Trail Window Display 24/7 jorgewelshworksofart Talk: The Four Elements – Transformationn Sat 29 Jun, 4pm
The company was founded in 1925 by Samuel Sydney Marchant. The specialties are Imperial Chinese Ming and Qing porcelains, jades, cloisonné, pottery and works of art. Emphasis is placed on rarity, quality and provenance. Marchant pride themselves on fine pieces that have passed through their hands, many now in major museums and collections worldwide.
MICHAEL GERMAN ANTIQUES LTD
120 Kensington Church Street, W8 4BH +44 (0)20 7221 8174 marchantasianart.com Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 5pm Sat 29 Jun, closed Sun 30 Jun, closed Antiques Trail Window Display 24/7 marchantasianart
Michael German Antiques are specialists in arms and armour, antique walking canes and maritime works of art.
38B Kensington Church St, W8 4BX +44 (0)20 7937 2771 antiquecanes.com
Michael German Antiques carry stock of rare and unusual items, always striving to provide the exceptional to their loyal clientele.
Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 5pm Sat 29 Jun, closed Sun 30 Jun, closed Antiques Trail Window Display 24/7 Disabled access: yes michaelgermanantiques
PATRICK SANDBERG ANTIQUES WATERCOLOURS
Head over to Patrick Sandberg Antiques to view the finest collection of English furniture and works of art, bronze and Ormolu candlesticks, lamps and Grand Tour objects. During KCAW19, the exhibition will offer visitors the opportunity to view antique furniture from the 18th century accompanied by Rene Sandberg’s vibrant contemporary watercolour paintings back by popular demand – so there will be something for everybody to see!
150–152 Kensington Church St, W8 4BN +44 (0)20 7229 0373 antiquefurniture.net Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sun 30 Jun, closed Antiques Trail Window Display 24/7 Disabled access: limited access sandantiques
Founded over 35 years ago in Northamptonshire, Reindeer Antiques is now one of London’s leading specialists in English antique furniture, focusing on Georgian antique furniture. Their frequently changing inventory ranges from Queen Anne pieces to Georgian antique furniture designed by the most famous cabinet-makers.
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Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 5.30pm Sat 29 Jun, 10.30am – 4.30pm Sun 30 Jun, closed Antiques Trail Window Display 24/7
Reindeer Antiques also stock London’s largest selection of antique early oak and country furniture, including antique oak dressers and coffers.
Disabled access: no
Shahnaz Asian and Islamic Art & Antiques are leading specialists in in Asian and Islamic works of art and antiques. Having placed works of art in the permanent collections of many major museums around the world, they are dedicated to the promotion of Islamic and Asian art.
101 Kensington Church St, W8 7LN +44 (0)20 7792 0330 shahnazgallery.com
The gallery features paintings, ceramics, textiles, metalwork, arms and armour, and other decorative art ranging from the 9th – 20th century, from a collection that has been accumulated for over half a century.
SPHINX FINE ART
81 Kensington Church St, W8 4BG +44 (0)20 7937 3754 reindeerantiques.co.uk
Sphinx Fine Art was founded in London in 2007. The gallery has a dual focus, Old Master paintings and drawings, from the 15th to the early 19th centuries, and Russian and Russian Orientalist paintings, from the 18th to early 20th centuries.
Fri 28 Jun, 11am – 5.30pm Sat 29 Jun, closed Sun 30 Jun, closed Antiques Trail Window Display 24/7 shahnazgallery
125 Kensington Church St, W8 7LP +44 (0)20 7313 8040 sphinxfineart.com Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 4pm Sun 30 Jun, closed Antiques Trail Window Display 24/7 Disabled access: limited access sphinxfineart
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CASS ART ART SUPPLIES AND WORKSHOPS
Cass Art, the UK’s leading art supplies retailer, will be running drawing and painting workshops for adults and children in Portobello Road, Holland Park, and at their 220 Kensington High Street store.
Visit cassart.co.uk/artweekend for specific times and a full list of workshops taking place during KCAW19.
Want to carry on creating at home? Visit the store on Friday the 28th June for a special shopping event from 7–8pm, featuring live music and edible treats. Here you’ll find thousands of creative products from the world’s best brands.
LAURA FORD SILENT HOWLERS
220 Kensington High St, W8 7RG cassart.co.uk Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 8pm Sat 20 Jun, 10am – 7pm Sun 30 Jun, 11am – 6pm Disabled access: limited cassart1984 cassart Events all weekend: cassart.co.uk/artweekend
As part of its Public Art Trail, KCAW19 presents S IL E N T H OW L E RS by British sculptor Laura Ford.
Napoleon Garden Holland Park, W8 kcaw.co.uk lauraford.net
Bittersweet and playful, the three bronze sculptures add otherworldliness to Holland Park’s Napoleon Garden for Summer 2019.
Jun – Sep 2019 Daily 7.30am – 30 minutes before dusk
During KCAW19 join Cass Art and London Fine Art Studios in Napoleon for exclusive painting and drawing workshops inspired by the sculptures and their beautiful surroundings.
Painting workshops by Cass Art and London Fine Art Studios Fri 28 – Sun 29 Jun multiple times
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DESIGN MUSEUM BUILDING TOURS + FAMILY WORKSHOP
The Design Museum is the only place in the UK where the design industry, education and the public can come together to change the way people think about themselves and the future. Visitors of KCAW19 can join free tours of the Design Museum to discover its key architectural features and learn about the fascinating history of its building from its founding in 1989 by Sir Terence Conran to its move to the former home of the Commonwealth Institute in 2016.
Families with children aged 5–11 can also take part in a light-touch design and making activity workshop inspired by the museum and its exhibitions.
224-238 Kensington High St, W8 6AG designmuseum.org Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sun 30 Jun, 10am – 6pm Disabled access: yes designmuseum designmuseum Building Tours Sat 29 + Sun 30 Jun, 2 – 2.20pm Family Workshop Sun 30 Jun, 11am – 4pm
LISA NORRIS GALLERY LEGACY OF THE BAUHAUS
58 Gloucester Road is the second space of the Lisa Norris Gallery which opened in Parsons Green in 2013. Lisa Norris Gallery runs a comprehensive exhibition programme showcasing collectable contemporary art from both UK and international artists. This June, Lisa Norris Gallery presents the exhibition LEGACY OF THE BAUHAUS. The legendary Bauhaus movement is 100 years old this year and the anniversary is being
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marked by exhibitions across the globe. The show at Lisa Norris Gallery celebrates the contemporary legacy of the principles of this infamous art school through the work of four artists: paintings by Jane Goodwin, Cecile van Hanja and Roy Osborne, alongside photographs by OSTER + KOEZLE. On 30 June, the gallery hosts Damian Brenninkmeyer for a talk on the legacy of the Bauhaus and how it relates to four contemporary artists.
Founded in 1998, HackelBury Fine Art deals in 20th and 21st-century artworks from a carefully selected stable of artists with a focus on photography. On show during KCAW19, T W E N T Y O NE is a group exhibition celebrating twenty one years of collecting and working with artists at the forefront of contemporary photography. Garry Fabian Miller, William Klein, Doug & Mike Starn, and Ian McKeever are among the artists whose work will be on view
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58 Gloucester Rd, SW6 4QT lisanorrisgallery.com Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 8pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 5pm Sun 30 Jun, 12am – 4pm Disabled access: yes lisa_norris_gallery lisanorrisgallery Talk: Legacy of the Bauhaus Sun 30 Jun, 12pm
4 Launceston Pl, W8 5RL hackelbury.co.uk Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 5pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 5pm Sun 30 Jun, closed hackelburyfineart
ENGLISH HERITAGE BLUE PLAQUES WALK
London’s Blue Plaques scheme, founded in 1866, is believed to be the oldest of its kind in the world. Join tour guide Cathy Power from English Heritage Blue Plaques, on a specially curated guided walk around the streets of Kensington and discover where some of its notable figures lived and worked, and find out why not all plaques are blue…
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Meeting point: corner of Young St and Kensington High St, W8 5SE english-heritage.org.uk englishheritage englishheritage Blue Plaques Walk Sat 29 June, 11am – 1pm
Gallery 19 is an architectural art Gallery with on the premises bespoke framing workshop. The owner, artist Gordon French, has created many original drawings and paintings of Kensington. Working with Gordon is his daughter Alessia, a photographer specialising in Street Art.
19 Kensington Court Pl, W8 5BJ +44 (0)20 7937 7222 gallery19.com
Gallery 19 represents a small stable of painters with highly individual yet complementary styles. Over the years the gallery collection has grown to include architectural bookends, leather bound journals, house portraiture and out-of-print books on the Royal Borough.
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Japan House is the new cultural centre in London. The experience is an authentic encounter with Japan, presenting a gallery, with a regular programme of exhibitions; a hall for talks, performances, workshops and events; Japanese restaurant AKIRA; and The Shop, a cultural retail space.
Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 8pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sun 30 Jun, 10am – 6pm
101-111 Kensington High St, W8 5SA japanhouselondon.uk Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 8pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 8pm Sun 30 Jun, 12 – 6pm Disabled access: yes
During KCAW19, Japan House London presents THIS IS MANGA, an exhibition on the popular form of Japanese illustrated literature – manga – through the work of internationally acclaimed manga artist, URASAWA Naoki.
LONDON FINE ART STUDIOS LANDSCAPE PAINTING
RICHARD YOUNG GALLERY A KIND OF MAGIC
Paint and sketch the landscape of Holland Park with London Fine Art Studio artists. Bring your own materials and enthusiasm. Be inspired by the surroundings of Holland Park and Laura Ford’s SILENT HOWLER sculptures.
Richard Young is at the forefront of celebrity photography. With a career spanning over 40 years, Richard Young’s exceptional, unique approach has cemented him as the most trusted and prolific photographer of the stars. The Richard Young Gallery displays both unseen & intimate views into the world of celebrity. KCAW19 is the last chance to see A K IND O F M AGIC, an exhibition of iconic photographs documenting sparkling moments in the life of the legendary musician Freddie Mercury, shot through the lens of Richard Young.
The Abingdon is a family owned restaurant, and for the past 20 years it has established itself as one of the city’s best upmarket restaurants and wine bars. Located in the heart of Kensington and with an elegant bar, private booths for up to six guests and an open, bustling dining area, The Abingdon provides the perfect environment for any occasion.
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Meet by the Laura Ford sculptures in Napoleon Garden, Holland Park, W8 londonfineartstudios.com londonfinearts londonfinearts Landscape Painting with London Fine Art Studios Sat 29 + Sun 30 Jun, 2pm
4 Holland St, W8 4LT richardyounggallery.co.uk Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 8pm Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 5pm Sun 30 Jun, closed Disabled access: yes richardyoung110 ry_gallery
54 Abingdon Rd, W8 6AP +44 (0)20 7937 3339 theabingdon.co.uk Fri 28 Jun, 12 – 11pm Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 11pm Sun 30 Jun, 10am – 10.30pm theabingdon
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10. ROYAL ALBERT HALL 11. ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART 12. ROYAL COLLEGE OF MUSIC 13. ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY 14. ROYAL SOCIETY OF SCULPTORS 15. SCIENCE MUSEUM 16. SERPENTINE GALLERY 17. THE EXHIBITIONIST HOTEL 18. THE GREAT EXHIBITION ROAD FESTIVAL ART BUS STOPS
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THE GREAT EXHIBITION ROAD FESTIVAL
The Great Exhibition Road Festival is a free three-day celebration of curiosity, discovery and exploration in South Kensington. Join us for a weekend that brings together science and the arts in a unique programme of creative workshops, talks, exhibitions and performances - all in the spirit of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert’s vision for the Great Exhibition, 200 years on from when they were born.
JAMES CAPPER MOUNTAINEER PROTOTYPE
Since the Great Exhibition of 1851, this road is where engineers, artists, educators and scientists from around the globe have reimagined the future. Their common spark? Curiosity. The Festival will celebrate this spirit of innovation by bringing the arts, science and culture out onto the road we share. Plus, there’s plenty to explore across the institutions, galleries and museums on Exhibition Road and beyond.
Exhibition Rd, SW7 greatexhibitionroadfestival.co.uk
The sculpture is part of James Capper’s E A RT H M A RK ING series of kinetic works, shown as part of KCAW19 in collaboration with the Great Exhibition Road Festival.
Exhibition Rd, SW7 kcaw.co.uk greatexhibitionroadfestival.co.uk
M O U N TA INE E R PROTOT Y PE moves on four hydraulic legs. It adopts the techniques, materials and complex problem-solving processes of innovation and engineering to develop the possibilities of sculpture. For two days, visitors will be able to view M O U N TA INE E R PROTOT Y PE in action, operated by Capper alongside artists and scientists from Imperial College and the Royal College of Art.
Sat 28 Jun, 11am – 5pm Sun 29 Jun, 11am – 5pm + Fri–Sun evening a range of events at visitor attractions in the area Disabled access: yes
Sat 29 Jun, 12 – 5pm Sun 30 Jun, 12 – 5pm Disabled access: yes MOUNTAINEER PROTOYPE mobile sculpture demonstrations Sat 29 + Sun 30 Jun 12 – 4pm
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Established in 1980, Cadogan Contemporary is a truly independent art gallery representing both British and international artists. From hyperrealism to pure abstraction, our selection is eclectic but retains an enduring identity.
87 Old Brompton Rd, SW7 3LD +44 (0)20 7581 5451 cadogancontemporary. com Fri 28 Jun, 11am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 4pm Sun 30 Jun, closed Disabled access: yes cadogancontemporary
DISCOVER SOUTH KENSINGTON ALBERTOPOLIS TOURS
Discover South Kensington is a partnership of the cultural and educational organisations in South Kensington, London’s arts and science district. Join Discover South Kensington for a 30 minute tour up Exhibition Road to the Royal Albert Hall, and discover the story of London’s arts and science district. You will be introduced to ‘Albertopolis’ and some hidden gems along the way. Part of The Great Exhibition Road Festival.
DRAYTON ARMS THEATRE
From improv to musicals, new work to Shakespeare, the Drayton Arms Theatre shows productions nightly, showcasing the most exciting and innovative companies from all over the UK and beyond. Get dinner in the pub and head upstairs with your drink to see the best the London fringe has to offer.
Exhibition Rd, SW7 discoversouthken.com Disabled access: yes discover.south.kensington southkensington Albertopolis Tours Sat 29 + Sun 30 Jun, 11am – 4.30pm The tours are 30 mins long and will be running frequently throughout the day.
153 Old Brompton Rd, SW5 0LJ +44 (0)20 7835 2301 thedraytonarmstheatre. co.uk Fri 28 Jun, 11am – 12am Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 12am Sun 30 Jun, 10am – 11pm Disabled access: no
On stage during KCAW19, T HE S H A PE O F T HING S by Neil LaBute, ACRY L IC S by Cole Brackney Wandelear, and S H O RT TO N O F LOV E by Anton Chekhov.
EVERARD READ LONDON SOUTHERN ASPECT | A GROUP EXHIBITION
EXHIBIT A LONDON GARDEN TEA PARTY
Established in 1913, Everard Read is Africa’s oldest commercial art gallery. Today they have galleries in Johannesburg, Cape Town, London and Franschhoek. S O U T HE RN A S PECT | A GRO U P E X HIBI T IO N will be open from 14 June – 13 July showcasing new paintings and sculpture by over 20 both emerging and established artists from South Africa.
Exhibit A London is a unique concept which combines the romance of oldfashioned window shopping with the convenience of buying online. The concept stems from a long history of artists featured in and creating windows, including Andy Warhol, James Rosenquist, Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns and Salvador Dali.
80 Fulham Rd, W8 7LN +44 (0)20 7590 9991 everardlondon.com Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 12 – 6pm Sun 30 Jun, closed Disabled access: yes everard_read_london
36 Harrington Rd, SW7 3ND exhibitalondon.com The window is open for viewing 24/7 Disabled access: yes exhibitalondon
“We believe in connecting artists with like-minded institutions where their art can be viewed from a different perspective outside the established arenas of the art world” says founder Lee Wheeler.
HISTORIC ROYAL PALACES BRASS REVOLUTION!
Historic Royal Palaces are celebrating the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birth at Kensington Palace with the Royal College of Music as part of the Great Exhibition Road Festival.
Disabled access: yes Brass Revolution! Sat 29 Jun, 12.15, 2.30pm Sat 30 Jun, 11am, 1pm, 3pm
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Hear the Prince Regent’s Band perform on original nineteenth century brass instruments, and expect music that inspires, surprises and makes you dance!
Expression Stage, SW7 2AZ hrp.org.uk
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LOVE KENSINGTON + CHELSEA MURAL #2 CREMORNE GARDENS BY TOR EWEN
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Love Kensington + Chelsea Street Art project is an ongoing public art initiative that celebrates the histories of the borough with murals on construction hoardings by local artists, selected by public vote.
16 Walton St, SW3 1RE kcaw.co.uk torewen.com
The second Mural on Walton Street, in collaboration with the Royal College of Art and London Projects, was created by RCA student Tor Ewen. Inspired by the history Cremorne Gardens, the mural aims to uncover and portray a sense of the gardens as they were in the 1800s, as well as celebrate the importance of public spaces in London today.
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Part of a worldwide network, the Institut Français in London encourages cross-cultural exchange and presents the best of French culture.
17 Queensberry Pl, SW7 2DT +44 (0)20 7871 3515 institut-francais.org.uk
This June, the Institut Français food-focused programme is part of the Great Exhibition Road Festival and echoes the Food: Bigger than the Plate exhibition at the V& A.
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The mural is open for viewing 24/7
Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 6.30pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 4pm Sun 30 Jun, 10am – 5pm Disabled access: yes ifru_london ifru_london
It also coincides with the Institut’s very own Fête du Cinéma, with almost all tickets for £5, so there are plenty of reasons to celebrate !
Talk: All About the Plate Fri 28 Jun, 6.30 – 7.30 pm Screening: Wine Calling Sat 29 Jun, 6.40 – 9pm Screening: Three Films by Vivian Ostrovsky + Q&A Sun 30 Jun, 6.40 – 8.30 pm
The Natural History Museum is a world leading scientific research centre and one of the UK’s most popular visitor attractions, with more than five million people enjoying its galleries, exhibitions, events and education programmes every year.
Cromwell Rd, SW7 5BD nhm.ac.uk
Visit the Museum during the Great Exhibition Road Festival for a weekend packed with activities, family workshops, tours, talks and more.
Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 5.50pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 5.50pm Sun 30 Jun, 10am – 5.50pm Disabled access: no natural_history_museum nhm_London
PURDY HICKS GALLERY DRAWING A NEW WORLD
Purdy Hicks Gallery opened in 1995 in East London and moved to South Kensington in 2016. The Gallery has continually supported the evolving practice of both established and emerging international artists, each with an individual and radical approach to the artistic possibilities of their time and an aim to break popular perceptions of method and role in contemporary art.
25 Thurloe St, SW7 2LQ purdyhicks.com Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 6pm Sun 30 Jun, closed Disabled access: no purdyhicksgallery purdyhicks
Today, Purdy Hicks Gallery represents over thirty international artists whose practices range from photography to painting, drawing and collage.
ROYAL ALBERT HALL
The Royal Albert Hall is the world’s most famous stage. Over the past 148 years, it has hosted everyone from Albert Einstein to Arctic Monkeys, The Beatles to Beyoncé, Churchill to Chvrches, taking in rock, pop and classical music, theatre, dance, films, Cirque du Soleil and even tennis. Did you know that the Hall once hosted a séance and that criminals, as well as musicians and politicians, have graced its stage? KCAW19 visitors can join the daily Royal Albert Hall tour to take a peek at the royal areas and see the breathtaking auditorium.
ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART RCA SHOW KENSINGTON
The Royal College of Art’s annual show offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience the very best of emerging contemporary art and design practice. Hundreds of postgraduate art and design students will present work of exceptional quality, imagination and technical skill, exhibiting design solutions to pressing global problems alongside fine art that informs and enriches our worldview.
Kensington Gore, SW7 2AP +44 (0)20 7859 8212 royalalberthall.com Fri 28 Jun, 9am – 9pm Sat 29 Jun, 9am – 9pm Sun 30 Jun, 9am – 9pm royalalberthall royalalberthall Royal Albert Hall Tour Daily, multiple times Classical for Kids Sat 29 Jun, 11am, 1pm Peter and the Wolf Live Sun 30 Jun, 2.30pm
Darwin and Stevens Buildings, RCA Kensington Gore, SW7 2EU rca.ac.uk Sat 29 Jun, 12 – 6pm Sun 30 Jun, 12 – 6pm Disabled access: yes
The RCA exhibitions are free, with much of the work for sale or commission.
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ROYAL COLLEGE OF MUSIC RCM AT THE GREAT EXHIBITION ROAD FESTIVAL
The Royal College of Music presents fascinating talks on science and music at the Great Exhibition Road Festival. Discover the links between neuroscience, maths and music with Lord Robert Winston and other special guests, and hear Holst’s T HE PL A NE TS reimagined by scientists and composers.
Prince Consort Rd, SW7 2BS rcm.ac.uk Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 5pm Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 5pm Sun 30 Jun, 10.30am – 5.30pm Disabled access: yes rcmlondon rcmlondon
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY (WITH IBG) EARTH PHOTO
The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) is the UK’s learned society and professional body for geography. They advance geography and support geographers in the UK and across the world. The E A RT H PH OTO exhibition, on display during GERF, features a shortlist of 50 exceptional photographs and films that document the earth in all its diversity. The show aims to enable a better understanding of the world around us, focussing on four themes - people, place, nature and changing forests.
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Founded in 1905, the Royal Society of Sculptors was created to champion contemporary sculpture and the artists who create it. Today, they welcome everyone to join in the conversation and experience a diverse range of work, through their exciting programme of exhibitions, artists’ talks and creative workshops. During KCAW19, visit PARALLEL LINES, an exploration of the relationship between sculpture and drawing, considering drawing in its broadest sense. On 29 June, join artist James Capper for talk about his work and research.
1 Kensington Gore, SW7 2AR rgs.org earthphoto.world Fri 28 Jun, closed Sat 29 Jun, 11 – 5pm Sun 30 Jun, 11 – 5pm Disabled access: yes rgs_ibg
Dora House, 108 Old Brompton Rd, SW7 2R A +44 (0)20 3737 8615 sculptors.org.uk Fri 28 Jun, 11am – 10pm Sat 29 Jun, 12 – 5pm Sun 30 Jun, 12 –5pm royal_sculptors royal_sculptors Performance: (de) figured Fri 28 Jun, 7pm + 8.30pm Talk: James Capper Sat 29 Jun, 2.30pm
ROYAL PARKS WALKING TOUR: HIDDEN STORIES OF ST JAMES‘S PARK
The Royal Parks is the charity that exists to make sure London’s eight historic royal parks will always be there to enrich the lives of local residents and visitors to London. During KCAW19, join a guided walk through the oldest Royal Park, St James’s. You’ll discover the history of iconic locations such as The Mall and Horse Guards Parade.
St. James’s Park, SW1A 2BJ royalparks.org.uk theroyalparks theroyalparks Walking Tour: Hidden Stories of St James‘s Park Fri 28 Jun, 1.15 – 2.45pm
The Royal Parks expert guide will tell you interesting facts about how the park is managed before ending the walk to see the resident pelican’s daily feed.
SCIENCE MUSEUM SUMMER OF SPACE
The Science Museum is the home of human ingenuity, housing a world-class collection that forms an enduring record of scientific, technological and medical achievements from across the globe.
Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 6.30pm Sat 30 Jun, 10am – 6.30pm Sun 30 Jun, 10am – 6.30pm Disabled access: yes sciencemuseum sciencemuseum
This June, celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon missions with the Science Museum’s out-of-this-world S U MME R O F S PACE festival, revealing the evolution of humanity’s relationship with space through bumper family weekend festivals, thought-provoking evening events and much more.
Exhibition Rd, SW7 2DD sciencemuseum.org.uk
SERPENTINE GALLERIES + SERPENTINE PAVILION 2019
Championing the possibilities of new ideas in contemporary art since opening in 1970, the Serpentine has presented pioneering exhibitions for almost half a century, showing a wide range of work from emerging practitioners to the most internationally recognised artists of our time.
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This June, visit the S E RPE N T INE PAV IL IO N 2019, designed by the Japanese architect Junya Ishigami, celebrated for his experimental structures that interpret traditional architectural conventions and reflect natural phenomena.
Kensington Gardens, W2 serpentinegalleries.org Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sun 30 Jun, 10am – 6pm Disabled access: yes serpentineuk serpentineuk Big Family Weekend Sat 29 + Sun 30 Jun 11am – 6pm
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THE EXHIBITIONIST HOTEL PINK MAGIC
The Exhibitionist Hotel is a revolving artwork where new art installations are created throughout the year. Artists draw, paint or sculpt directly onto the walls of the hotel. The bi-monthly exhibition programme is accompanied by cutting edge debates and talks open to the public. PINK MAGIC by Olga Lomaka showcases limited edition prints displayed alongside relief sculptures, while the corridor installation situated on the third floor of the hotel provides
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the artist with another opportunity to manifest what is at the heart of this compelling series – the interplay between masculine and feminine. On Sun 30 Jun, KCAW19 presents a discussion on the blurred borders of artistic identity. Pandemonia and Olga Lomaka, two artist creating a vision beyond their studio pieces, will be joined in conversation by broadcaster Robin Osmani.
Openmind Art Gallery represents contemporary art ranging from paintings, drawings, prints, limited editions, new media and video art, to installations and art books OpenMind Art Gallery presents CRYSTALKING, a pop-up exhibition at The Garden Room on the ground floor of The Exhibitionist Hotel. During KCAW19, OpenMind welcomes you to a special all-day live performance: Visual Log, in presence of the artist Volodymyr Zayichenko.
8 - 10 Queensberry Pl, SW7 2EA Fri 28 Jun, 11am – 9pm Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 9pm Sun 30 Jun, 11am – 9pm the_exhibitionist_hotel In Conversation: Olga Lomaka + Pandemonia, moderated by Robin Osmani Sun 30 Jun, 4pm
The Garden Room 8–10 Queensberry Pl, SW7 2EA openmindart.org.uk Fri 28 Jun, 11am – 9pm Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 9pm Sun 30 Jun, 11am – 9pm openmindartgallery openmindartmuse Performance: Visual Log Sun 30 Jun
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AMANDA PARER STUDIO LOST
As part of its Public Art Trail and annual Sloane Sq commission, KCAW19 presents the world–premier of LO S T by Amanda Parer Studio. The monumental flowers and flora featured in this work are extinct and endangered species from the seven continents of the world. They are delicately coloured, illuminated and vibrant, highlighting the beauty and wonder that has or will be lost. Living in the 21st century demands living lives where most of our social experience and values arrive to us digitally at break-neck speed.
The giants of Parer Studio’s creations stand enlarged, stimulating imaginations while offering scope for reflection about our state with the natural world. “Lost creates a space where people are immersed in nature’s beautiful forms – a place distinctly other that allows people young and old to stop, reflect upon the artwork through play.” – Amanda Parer. The installation is supported by Cadogan.
Inspired by the dramatic Tasmanian landscape, Parer’s artwork aims to explore the natural world, its fragility and the role of humanity within it. When the audience visits one of these ephemeral art installations they are enticed by the play of scale, light, dark, drama, and humour.
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Sloane Sq, SW1W 8AS kcaw.co.uk 28 Jun – 4 July 2019 Visit kcaw.co.uk to find out about the workshops and events taking place by the installation throughout the weekend
CONTEMPORARY COLLECTIVE X EILEEN FISHER AN EXHIBITION OF WORKS BY SOPHIE DERRICK
Pioneering U.S. women’s fashion label Eileen Fisher and British Art Gallery, Contemporary Collective, are proud to be collaborating to celebrate the culture and creativity of the legendary borough of Kensington and Chelsea during KCAW19. Fashion has a longstanding history of artistic collaboration and creative discourse. Contemporary Collective and Eileen Fisher will join this conversation, with an exhibition of new paintings by Sophie Derrick. Derrick emerged onto the art scene in 2012. Since then she’s exhibited both in the UK and Internationally, appeared on the BBC’s Women in Art, exhibited at The Royal Academy of Arts, London and been shortlisted for the BP Portrait Award at The National Portrait Gallery. For the last 30 years, Eileen Fisher has been creating purposeful, sustainable and simplistic clothing designed to last women a lifetime.
Eileen Fisher is a brand which has long lived its values; the company has been united in its efforts to support the environment, human rights and initiatives for women and girls. Eileen Fisher is committed to changing women’s lives and the clothing industry. Contemporary Collective Gallery, founded in 2006 by Isobel Beauchamp and Elinor Olisa is located at Somerset House. The gallery supports talented artists and empowers them to continue developing through the early years of their careers, taking them from emerging to established.
80 King’s Rd, SW3 4TZ Contemporary Collective +44 (0)20 3701 7411 contemporarycollective.com Eileen Fisher +44 (0)207 589 2977 eileenfisher.com Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 8pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 7pm Sun 30 Jun, 12 – 6pm Disabled access: yes contemporary_collective contempcollect
ALISON JACKSON X SAATCHI GALLERY DAY IN YOUR LIFE PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION
DAY IN YO U R L IF E is a communityminded photography competition curated by the multi award-winning artist and photographer, Alison Jackson, with an exhibition at the world-famous Saatchi Gallery. The competition is designed to encourage and nurture the photographic talent of young people living in RBKC. Judges include celebrity photographer Richard Young and Michael Hoppen. The prizes are incredible, with up to £1000 for winners; memberships to the Royal Photographic Society and short courses provided by University of the Arts London, among others. During KCAW19, see the incredible work from young, budding photographers from RBKC exhibited in the Saatchi Gallery.
“My photography competition DAY IN YO U R L IF E allows exciting young minds to show us what they see, feel and experience in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
Duke of York’s HQ, King’s Rd, SW3 4RY +44 (0)20 3701 7411 dayinyourlife.co.uk saatchigallery.com
My aim is to support young, aspiring photographers and to help them flourish – all the way to the world renowned Saatchi Gallery. The competition hopes to celebrate stories from a range of different backgrounds with images taken using anything from a homemade camera to an iPhone. We want to see everything from the ordinary to the extraordinary, from the manic to the mundane.
Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sun 30 Jun, 10am – 6pm
It will culminate in a group show at The Saatchi Gallery - who have very kindly donated their space for our exhibition – where some of the greatest artists and photographers have exhibited over the years.” – Alison Jackson
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MAO JIANHUA X SAATCHI GALLERY THE SPIRIT OF THE VALLEY
Chinese artist Mao Jianhua presents a new series of 48 works on specially commissioned handmade Xuan paper at Saatchi Gallery from 27 June – 7 July 2019.
Varying in size with several large scale works, the paintings immerse the viewer in Mao Jianhua’s spiritual exploration of nature and his time spent in the Chinese mountains.
Mao Jianhua’s great inspiration for Chinese landscape tradition and influence of Taoism has led him to create a series of landscape ink paintings.
FAIR FOR SAATCHI
Sloane Sq, SW1W 8AS maojianhua.com Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sun 30 Jun, 10am – 6pm Disabled access: yes maojianhua.art
This new modern and contemporary art fair has just been launched in the heart of Chelsea to coincide with Masterpiece and KCAW19. The Fair showcases a diverse mix of galleries and dealers who bring with them their own particular vibe. Highlights include The Mayor Gallery, one of London’s longest established galleries, showing a display of Kinetic and Op art. Other galleries will bring classic pop art such as work by Gary Indiana and Andy Warhol. Photorealist paintings will be shown by PlusOne Gallery
Sloane Sq, SW1W 8AS fairforsaatchi.com Fri 28 Jun, 11am – 8pm Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 8pm Sun 30 Jun, 11am – 6pm Disabled access: yes fair_for_saatchi fairforsaatchi
ROYAL COURT THEATRE THE END OF HISTORY…
The Royal Court is the writers’ theatre. It is a leading force in world theatre for energetically cultivating writers – undiscovered, emerging and established. During KCAW19 the theatre stages performances of T HE E ND O F HIS TO RY..., a new play by Jack Thorne directed by John Tiffany. “No talent at all when it comes to cooking – as you will discover – but when it comes to pissing off my children – immense talent – Olympian talent.”
HOLY TRINITY CHURCH THE CATHEDRAL OF THE ARTS AND CRAFTS
A Grade 1 listed building by John Dando Sedding, Holy Trinity blends Gothic Revival with Art & Crafts & Art Nouveau interiors. With stained glass by W.B. Richmond, Christopher Whall, Edward BurneJones and Morris & Co, plus metal work and sculptures by H.H. Armstead, Frederick Pomeroy and Henry Wilson.
Sloane Sq, SW1W 8AS +44 (0)20 7565 5157 royalcourttheatre.com Fri 28 Jun, 10am – late Sat 29 Jun, 12pm – late Sun 30 Jun, closed Disabled access: yes royalcourttheatre royalcourt the end of history... Fri 28 Jun, 7.30 pm Sat 29 Jun, 7.30 pm
146 Sloane St, SW1X 9BZ sloanechurch.org Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 5pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 5pm Sun 30 Jun, 1 – 6pm Disabled access: yes sloanechurch
During KCAW19 Holy Trinity Church will be open to the public who wish to come in and see the beauty of its Arts and Crafts Heritage. There will also be guided tours of the church over the weekend.
LEMA + TORNABUONI ART GALLERY CELEBRATING ITALIAN MAKERS AND CREATORS
One of the leading ‘Made in Italy’ furniture design brands celebrates the makers and creators behind Italian design and art. Lema is delighted to partner with Tornabuoni Art Gallery, who will be displaying an array of their contemporary Italian artists inside Lema’s King’s Road Showroom.
183 King’s Rd, SW3 5EB +44 (0)20 3761 3299 lemamobili.com Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sun 30 Jun, closed Disabled access: limited lemamobili
The impeccable designs by Piero Lissoni and Gordon Guillaumier will be shown alongside contemporary art by the likes of Alberto Biasi, Serafino Maiorano and Francesca Pasquali.
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TASCHEN WAREHOUSE SALE
London’s sleekest book shop, Taschen is a luxury book publisher with titles focused on Art, Architecture, Design, Photography and Pop Culture. Don’t miss Taschen’s biannual sale over Kensington + Chelsea Art Weekend with up to 75% off stock.
12 Duke of York Sq, SW3 4LY +44 (0)20 7881 0795 taschen.com Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 8pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 8pm Sun 30 Jun, 12 – 6pm Disabled access: limited taschen
THE FASHION SCHOOL
At The Fashion School we enable students to design, sew and pattern cut using fabrics that have a traceable history. We run classes and workshops for children, teenagers and adults within our high-end holistic fashion studio and shop. During KCAW19, the Design and Sew A Tote Bag Workshop for kids will use the Chelsea skyline and key buildings as inspiration.
WULF & LAMB
224A King’s Rd, SW3 5UB +44 (0)20 7352 4256 thefashionschool-uk.com Fri 28 Jun, 11.30am – 6.30pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 5.30pm Sun 30 Jun, 1 – 5pm Disabled access: yes thefashionschooluk
Students will be using drawing techniques, collaging and the heat press to create their own artistic interpretation to sew and decorate their own tote bags.
Design and Sew A Tote Bag Workshop for Kids Sun 30 Jun, 1 – 5pm
Wulf & Lamb is plant based/vegan restaurant located on the Pavilion Road.
243 Pavilion Rd, SW1X 0BP +44 (0)20 3948 5999 wulfandlamb.com
They are open 7 days a week serving breakfast, lunch and dinner
Fri 28 Jun, 8am – 10pm Sat 29 Jun, 8am – 10pm Sun 30 Jun, 9am – 9pm wulfandlamb wulfandlamb
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508 GALLERY ANTIKBAR ARTSCAPES MEETING POINT BOX GALLERIES CATHARINE MILLER GALLERY CHELSEA ARTS CLUB CHELSEA FIRE STATION CW+ CHELSEA AND WESTMINSTER HOSPITAL 9. EUGENIE VRONSKAYA STUDIO 54
10. HEROINES HUB AT THE OLD TELEPHONE EXCHANGE 11. ICONIC IMAGES GALLERY 12. JGM GALLERY 13. THE FOUNDRY GALLERY 14. VENTIQUE 15. WORLDS END STUDIOS
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508 GALLERY CONTEMPORARY LANDSCAPES
Established in 2012, the 508 Gallery was established in 2012 and is recognised as a leading Contemporary Art Gallery in Chelsea specialising in painting and photography. The 508 Gallery takes pride in giving opportunities to talented artists from around the world, supporting both established and emerging artists. 508 Gallery has launched the 2nd Edition of its annual Open Call, where the 15 winners showcase a range of artworks in response to the theme: Contemporary Landscape.
AntikBar gallery specialises in original vintage posters (travel, advertising, sport, cinema, war, propaganda) from around the world with over 3000 posters in stock. AntikBar also holds auctions, offers restoration and advice for collectors, individuals, interior designers, museums and other institutions
508 King’s Rd, SW10 0LD +44 (0)20 3719 3109 508kingsroad.com Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sun 30 Jun, closed Disabled access: yes 508_gallery 508kingsroad
404 King’s Rd, SW10 0LJ +44 (0)20 7352 9309 antikbar.co.uk Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sat 29 Jun, 11am – 5pm Sun 30 Jun, closed Disabled access: yes antikbar.co.uk antikbar
BOX GALLERIES VANITY
Box Galleries is a contemporary art gallery in Chelsea that specialise in recognised investment artwork alongside emerging talent. VANIT Y will showcase a range of artwork including photography by Terry O’Neill and Helmut Newton, prints by Damien Hirst and Harland Miller, and unique neons by Lauren Baker.
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402 King’s Rd, SW10 0LJ boxgalleries.com Fri 28 Jun, 10am – 7pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 6pm Sun 30 Jun, 11am – 5pm Disabled access: yes boxgalleries boxgalleries
ARTSCAPES PAINTING THE RIVER THAMES: POSTCARD PAINTING TOUR
Think you can’t draw? Artscapes will show you how. Inspired by the artists who worked in Chelsea, you’ll trace their footsteps and see why they were so mesmerised by light on the Thames, studying the styles of Turner, Whistler and Sargent. You will leave with your own beautifully created set of postcards.
CHELSEA ARTS CLUB SUMMER BALL MURAL 2019
The Chelsea Arts Club is a private club for artists. Established in 1891 the Club has occupied the same house since 1902. Admission is for members only and their guests. The legendary Chelsea Arts Club Summer Ball is celebrated each year with a full height mural painted on the exterior of the clubhouse building on Old Church St.
Meet at The Chelsea Pig, 35 Old Church St, SW3 5BS artscapesuk.com artscapesuk Painting the River Thames: In the Steps of Chelsea’s Artists Sat 29 June, 3 – 5.30 pm
143 Old Church St, SW3 6EB +44 (0)20 7 376 3311 chelseaartsclub.com The mural is open for viewing 24/7 Disabled access: no chelseaartsclub
This year’s theme is New Orleans and the design is set to once again make this quiet street in Chelsea a destination for lovers of public art.
CW+ CHELSEA AND WESTMINSTER HOSPITAL ARTS TOUR + CHELSEA ARTS CLUB EXHIBITION
CW+ is the charity for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, which works to enhance the experience and wellbeing of patients. This June, the hospital hosts the third annual exhibition of works by members of the Chelsea Arts Club. All works are for sale and a donation from all proceeds goes to CW+. KCAW19 visitors can also join a tour of the of the many works of art in the hospital’s vast atrium, all from the CW+ collection, including Allen Jones, Sandra Blow, Patrick Heron, Isaac Julien, and Paolo Veronese.
369 Fulham Rd, SW10 9NH +44 (0)20 3315 6600 cwplus.org.uk Exhibition on Ground floor between lift bank C&D + First Floor by lift bank B Open 24/7 Disabled access: yes cwpluscharity cwpluscharity Chelsea and Westminster Hospital Arts Tour | Atrium Fri 28 Jun, 11am
CATHARINE MILLER GALLERY
Trading in Chelsea since 1980, Catharine Miller is family-run gallery specialising in vibrant figurative, affordable art from Europe and South America. The gallery creates an informal atmosphere where everyone is welcome to come and browse the ever-changing collection. Exhibiting work from 1950 to the present day with prices ranging from £50 £5,000.
EUGENIE VRONSKAYA STUDIO
12 Hollywood Rd, SW10 9HY +44 (0)20 7351 1973 catharinemiller.com Fri 28 June, 10am – 6pm Sat 29 June, 10am – 4pm Sun 30 June, closed catharinemillergallery
Russian figurative painter, Eugenie Vronskaya, opens her studio exclusively for KCAW19.
Studio 3 Knights House, Hortensia Rd, SW10 0QX vronskaya.net
Visit the studio on 29 June to meet the artist, see work in progress and learn more about Vronskaya’s practice from the artist herself.
Fri 28 Jun, closed Sat 29 Jun, 12 – 4pm Sat 29 Jun, closed eugenievronskaya Open Studio Sat 29 Jun, 12 – 4pm
ICONIC IMAGES GALLERY CHELSEA GIRLS AND LIKELY LADS
Iconic Images owns or represents some of the world’s leading photographers. To mark KCAW19, Iconic Images Gallery shows CHE L S E A GIRL S A ND L IK E LY L A D S: A CE L E B R AT IO N O F T HE FA M O U S FACES O F CHE L S E A , an exhibition of signed and limited edition photographic prints by world class photographers, featuring icons who have lived, worked and played in Chelsea.
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13A Park Walk, SW10 OAJ iconicimages.net Fri 28 June, 12 – 9pm Sat 29 June, 12 – 6pm Sun 30 June, 12 – 6pm iconicimagesnet iconicimagesnet
JGM GALLERY CAUGHT IN THE NET
Specialising in Contemporary Australian Aboriginal painting and sculpture, JGM Gallery is dedicated to presenting a dynamic and exciting programme of exceptional contemporary art. CAUGHT IN THE NET showcases artwork developed as a collaboration of Erub Arts with Lynnette Griffiths and Marion Gaemers, Australian artists who are at the forefront of the global ghost net artistic movement.
1-11 Howie ST, SW11 4AS +44 (0)20 7228 6027 jgmgallery.com Fri 11am – 6pm Sat 11am – 6pm Sun closed jgm_gallery jgm_art
Biodiversity, environmental preservation and proximity bring together these indigenous and nonindigenous artists
THE FOUNDRY GALLERY SLIP N SLIDE
The Foundry Gallery exhibits contemporary art that explores relationships between art and architecture. Established as part of Le Lay Architects, the gallery forms the foundation of the practices research into how architectural ideas are conceived and how people engage with buildings and structures.
39 Old Church St, SW3 5PS +44 (0)20 7351 5456 thefoundrygallery.org Fri 28 June, 10am – 5pm Sat 29 June, 1 – 6pm Sun 30 June, 12 – 4pm Disabled access: yes the_foundrygallery foundry_gallery
In the exhibition SLIP N SLIDE, Lauri Hopkins’ abstract collages encourage storytelling and re-seeing things.
Opened in 2012 Ventique gallery evolved from an exhibition space, to a reference point for collectors, interior designers, and art lovers. The emphasis is on Italian contemporary and modern sculpture.
77 Lots Rd, SW10 0RN ventique.co.uk
This June, the Stargaze exhibition by Matt Marga showcases sculptural pieces inspired by the wonders of the universe. Bob Mizon, author and fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, will give a talk at the gallery about the spectacular phenomena of the dark sky we are normally missing because of light pollution.
Disabled access: yes
Fri 28 June, 9 – 8pm Sat 29 June, 11am – 5pm Sun 30 June, 11am – 5pm
ventique_london ventiquelondon Talk: S TA R G A ZE Fri 28 Jun, 7pm
KING’S ROAD, CHELSEA
Walk by the Chelsea Fire Station to see the new mural by Brazilian artist Antonio Rodrigues Jnr, showcasing the importance of language in daily life. The project, now in its second year, is generously supported by Sloane Stanley. At Chelsea Library, join FA S HIO N A S A WA L K ING A RT FO RM, a panel discussion on how art and fashion work together and the impact they have on our everyday life.
THE ROYAL PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY HEROINES HUB
Explore identity and celebrate women artists with the HE ROINES H U B and trail on IDENTIT Y with the Royal Photographic Society, supported by Sloane Stanley. And drop in at the Chelsea Fire Station for informal art workshops run by Dove Art Studios.
Mural on view 24/7 Drop-in art workshops Sat 29 + Sun 30 Jun, 11am – 4pm Chelsea Library, King’s Rd, SW3 5EZ Talk: Fashion As A Walking Artform Sat 29 Jun, 2 – 4.30pm
RPS encourages public appreciation of photography. To celebrate the centenary of women’s suffrage, the society launched H U NDRE D HE ROINES. The initiative highlights contributions of female photographers globally.
Old Telephone Exchange, 19 Mallord St, SW3 6AP rps100heroines.org
Find RPS in the Old Telephone Exchange for RE PRES E N TAT IO N O N T HE L INE. (U N)F R A MING O U R IDE N T I T IES, an exhibition of photographs exploring identity, which features the work of female photographers, opportunities to buy prints and more.
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Supported by Sloane Stanley.
Chelsea Fire Station, 264 King’s Rd, SW3 5UF
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Fri 28 June, 11am – 6pm Sat 29 June, 11am – 6pm Sun 30 June, 11am –6pm
THEATRE REVIVA! SUMMER LOVE AT WORLDS END STUDIO
Theatre Reviva! plays SUMMER LOVE in association with Worlds End Studios.
Worlds End Studios, 132 Lots Rd, SW10 0RJ theatre-reviva.com
SUMMER LOVE comprises three enchanting short plays, lasting just over an hour, in Worlds End Studios covered courtyard. Two plays by Anthony Minghella, and one by Giles Cole with a professional cast of 5 actors.
Disabled access: yes Play: SUMMER LOVE Fri 28 Jun, 7pm Sat 29 Jun, 6pm + 7.45pm
Each play is dramatic, laugh-out-loud and poignant, fit for KCAW19.
SE DESIGN LONDON
SE Design is a studio for bespoke embroidery and home furnishing textiles from Susann Eschenfelder. With a background in the fashion industry, Eschenfelder has had extensive experience in many extraordinary embroidery techniques and materials
Worlds End Studios, 132 Lots Rd, SW10 0RJ susanneschenfelder.com susanneschenfelder
Working with discerning designers and architects, she creates superb bespoke embroidery on soft furnishings for use in residential, yacht, private planes and commercial interiors.
WORLDS END STUDIOS ART PROJECT INTERCONNECTIVITIES
The Worlds End Studios Art Project, supported by Ruth Smith Gallery and Worlds End Studios, brings together contemporary artists to create new visual dialogues around the buildings at Worlds End Studios
Worlds End Studios, 132–134 Lots Rd, SW10 0RJ
IN T E RC O NNECT I V I T IE S is an exhibition showing the work of seven contemporary artists whose art is concerned with systems such as biological structures and ecosystems, the physical markers which render communication and transportation networks visible, the construction of the interconnected city, and more personal and historic codes of meaning.
Disabled access: limited
Fri 28 June, 8.30am – 6pm Sat 29 June, 8.30am – 5pm Sun 30 June, closed
1. ELEPHANT WEST 2. RICHARD WOODS: HOLIDAY HOME (WHITE CITY) 3. THE ART & ANTIQUES FAIR OLYMPIA
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THE ART & ANTIQUES FAIR OLYMPIA
Enjoy London’s longest-running art and antiques fair, where all content is vetted to guarantee quality and originality. The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia, 19– 28 June, held in the heart of London, showcases the world’s leading specialist art and antiques dealers. Taking place for ten days only, the Fair brings together an unrivalled choice of over 50,000 pieces.
pieces for stylish interiors, The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia showcases the finest array of art and antiques including a wide range of antique furniture, alongside jewellery and collectables. From antiquity to the present day every item for sale is checked by a team of experts to ensure quality and authenticity before the Fair opens to the public - enabling you to buy with confidence. Plus, join one of the fascinating specialist talks.
Olympia Exhibition Centre, Hammersmith Rd, W14 8UX olympia-art-antiques.com
Designed by the award-winning architecture studio Liddicoat & Goldhill, Elephant West occupies a repurposed petrol station in White City, establishing a new model for cultural spaces; neither publicly funded nor a commercial gallery, their support and promote emerging creative practice.
62 Wood Ln, W12 7RH elephant.art/west
Loved by collectors, interior designers and those looking for exceptional
ELEPHANT WEST NICK DWYER
Nick Dwyer is currently Creative Director at London’s Beavertown Brewery, covering all their material in skulls and spacemen. In the slivers of time between projects his art is still often skulls and spacemen, with the occasional surreal landscape thrown in for good measure.
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Fri 28 June, 11am – 5pm Sat 29 June, closed Sun 30 June, closed Disabled access: yes olympiaartantiques olympiaantiques
Fri 28 Jun, 8am – 11pm Sat 29 Jun, 10am – 11pm Sun 30 Jun, 11am – 6pm Disabled access: yes _elephantwest _elephantwest Special Lates Opening + Bar Fri 28 Jun, 7pm – late
RICHARD WOODS HOLIDAY HOME (WHITE CITY)
H O LIDAY H O ME ( W HI T E CI T Y ) is part of a series of house-shaped identical sculptures called H O LIDAY H O MES. They are called holiday homes because they are always temporally installed. Each sculpture is exactly the same size, but they are also all different colours. The idea behind the series is to locate the identical houses in very different locations – the idea being that each location is affected in a different way by the introduction of the house sculpture. “I‘m very enthusiastic about showing the house in White City Place as the scale and contemporary feel of the office buildings around it will make the small house appear even smaller and more traditional in style. I hope in the years to come to take the H O LIDAY H O ME series on a travel around the world, allowing the sculptures to temporally sit in deserts and jungles, dense urban streets and quiet country lanes, interior and exterior spaces. I feel the more locations it can sit within, the more profound the artwork can become.” – Richard Woods
H O L IDAY H O ME ( W HI T E CI T Y ) is presented with the generous support of Stanhope Plc. Stanhope Plc are an award-winning developer, who have been responsible for some of the UK’s most revered developments, including Television Centre, Chiswick Park and Broadgate in the City of London. Purchasing White City Place from the BBC in 2015 in partnership with Japanese property developer Mitsui Fusodan and Canadian Pension fund AIMCo, the site has been transformed into a mix of commercial office space, restaurants, bars and a 2000 seat theatre.
Richard Woods, H O LI DAY H O M E ( W H I T E C I T Y ), 2019, Birch plywood and acrylic, Dulux brand paint, 427 x 500 x 400cm White City Place, W12 stanhopeplc.com On Site Talk: Tabish Khan + Richard Woods Fri 28 Jun, 7 – 7.30pm Followed by drinks as part of the Special Lates Opening at Elephant West
Boasting state of the art facilities the site is now home to some of the UK’s most exciting and innovative companies, including IT V, Yoox Net-a-Porter and Huckletree West. Quickly becoming one of the UK’s fasting growing business districts, White City Place sits at the heart of an £8 billion regeneration of White City.
ADVISORY BOARD EMILY CANDLER Executive Director, The Exhibition Road Committee JOS EPHINE CHANTER Director of Audiences, Design Museum JENNIFER CONNER After Nyne, Affordable Art Fair FELIX CONR AN Designer, Maker + Son TONY ELLIOT Founder, Time Out SA R A H FARRUGIA King’s Road, Chelsea S U E H A RRIS Executive Director for Environment, Leisure and Residents Services, Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea CLIV E LORD COO, Sotheby’s GEOFFRE Y MAT THE WS Secretary and Chief Executive, Chelsea Arts Club TERRY O’NEILL Photographer DA MIA N R AY NE The Gallery Association + The Muse Gallery CARLO RIZ ZO V&A, Royal Society of Sculptors PIERS THOMPSON Director, Portobello Radio CAROLINE WORTHINGTON Director, Royal Society Of Sculptors
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WHITE CITY PLACE
White City Place is a new 1.9 million sq. ft. business district located at the heart of the £8 billion regeneration of White City in West London. Consisting of three buildings WestWorks, MediaWorks and the Garden House, it is the former home to the BBC and was known as BBC Media Village. Redeveloped by a partnership between Stanhope, Mitsui Fodosan and AIMCo the site has been transformed into a mix of a commercial office space, restaurants, bars and a 2000 seat theatre. Opened in 2018 the site boasts world class facilities and has quickly emerged as an internationally renowned destination for the UK’s most innovative tech, creative and Life Science companies. Located next to Imperial College London’s brand new White City campus the area has become home to a number of cutting edge Life Science and Biotech companies including global pharmaceutical company Novartis
who are relocating their UK head office to White City Place. As well as the emerging Life Science cluster, the site has also cemented itself as a hub for innovative tech businesses with Yoox Net-a-Porter’s technology centre, the workspace accelerator for tech businesses and biotech start-ups, Huckletree West, and the pioneering tech ‘scale-ups’ Attention Seekers and Arts Alliance Media all located at White City Place.
White City Pl, W12 whitecityplace.com whitecityplace whitecityplace
Situated next to Europe’s largest shopping centre, Westfield London as well as the iconic and awardwinning Television Centre, White City Place sits at the heart of one of the UK’s most vibrant and exciting redevelopments.