I thought I would write a quick post to round up a number interesting exhibitions in London that are open, opening are coming soon... First up, Concrete and Controversy: The Architecture of Connell, Ward and Lucas at the Paul Mellon Centre closes this week(on Jan 29th) http://www.paul-mellon-centre.ac.uk/whats-on/forthcoming/concrete-controversy Focusing on some of the controversial CW&L house designs such as High and Over in Amersham and 66 Frognal in Hampstead, the exhibtion closes on Friday. More on Connell, Ward and Lucas HERE
In the same street (Bedford Square, WC1B) is Walters Way- The Self Build Revolution at the AA School of Architecture, http://www.aaschool.ac.uk/PUBLIC/WHATSON/exhibitions.php, looking at the legacy of architect and writer Walter Segal. This exhibition has been extended until March 24th. Read more on Walter Segal HERE
Opening next week (Feb 2nd) at Somerset House as part of the Utopia season is Out There: Our Post-War Public Art http://www.somersethouse.org.uk/visual-arts/out-there The first major exhibition by Historic England looking at the rich seam of public murals, sculptures, reliefs and other public artworks produced after 1945. The exhibition will also focus on the works of public art that have been destroyed or gone missing recently. To coincide with the opening of the exhibition we will be tweeting some or our favorite public art works.
Finally, opening tomorrow (Jan 26th) at the Royal Academy of Arts is Mavericks-Breaking the mould of British architecture https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/exhibition/mavericks-breaking-the-mould-of-british-architecture, featuring among others Charles Holden and James Stirling. Whichever you go to, we hope you enjoy it!