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Young visual artists working
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Art & design Tours & public spaces

Outpost Studio

As part of his Age of Many Posts project, Associate Artist, Abbas Zahedi, has created this open studio on Level G.

Postwar Modern installation shot
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Art & design

Postwar Modern: New Art in Britain 1945-1965

A revelatory new take on art in Britain after the Second World War, a period when artists had to make sense of an entirely altered world.

a Franciszka Themerson painting
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Art & design Tours & public spaces

Postwar Modern: Jane Alison Curator Tour

Join Curator of Postwar Modern and Barbican's Head of Visual Arts, Jane Alison, for a tour of the exhibition’s highlights.

A Gillian Ayres Image
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Art & design

Relaxed Viewing of Postwar Modern

A Relaxed Viewing of Postwar Modern

Photo Challenge
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Art & design Talks & workshops Tours & public spaces

Members' Photo Challenge

Members' event

Challenge yourself to look at the Barbican differently through your camera (or smartphone) lens. 

Alan Davie, Creation of Eve, 1956 © The Estate of Alan Davie.
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Art & design

Alan Davie: Painting, Music, Film

An evening of spontaneous creativity with rare film of the great Scottish painter at work in his exuberant early 60s heyday and a live soundtrack from some of Britain’s leading improvising musicians.

A big cross structure made from a reflective mirror like material in a nice green park by architect Carla Juaçaba
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Art & design Talks & workshops

Architecture on Stage: Carla Juaçaba

Carla Juaçaba joins us to discuss her practice, which spans ambitious cultural projects from Rio de Janeiro to Venice.

Install shot of Souza works
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Art & design Tours & public spaces

Postwar Modern Francesca Souza Tour

Join Francesca Souza for a guided tour of Postwar Modern, focusing on her late father, the British Indian artist Francis Newton Souza’s extraordinary legacy within postwar British art.

Waiting for the Sibyl. Photo by Stella Olivier
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Art & design Theatre & dance

William Kentridge: SIBYL

An evening of two parts as artist William Kentridge brings his visionary practice to stage with a stunning chamber opera and short film with live music, created with fellow South African artists.

AN image of a woman writing
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Art & design Talks & workshops

How to write about Art: Six-week evening course

Learn how to write about art from an industry professional. From artistic statements to criticism, proposals to press releases, this course will teach you the practical foundations of art writing.