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Top 5 #LondonExhibitions

Posted on March 26, 2015

What will you be doing this weekend?
Vanishing Point 
Forget all the landscape paintings and drawings that you have seen, for this Spring Curious Duke Gallery will alter your definition. CDG's niche of surreal and urban art re-imagines our perceptions of classical landscapes as oil painting takes on graffiti and clouds drip from above in Vanishing Point. Burnt steel and chromatic mixed media drawings will grow over Curious Duke Gallery this March.
Now-12th April 2015
Curious Duke Gallery
173 Whitecross Street, London EC1Y 8JT
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 11:30am-6:30, Saturday 12-4
Nearest Station: Old Street Exit 6, Barbican
An exhibition of works by Cuban art collective Los Carpinteros (Marco Castillo and Dagoberto Rodriguez) which include installations, sculptures, watercolours and a film screening. Humorous and whimsical, the exhibition aims to explore and interrogate the functionality of architecture, design and the everyday object. 
Now-24th May 2015
Parasol Unit
14 Wharf Road, London N1 7RW
Open Tuesday-Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 12pm-5pm
Nearest Station: Old Street
In Unlearning to speak works by Tyler Coburn, Luca Frei, Joachim Koester and Jacopo Miliani explore how escaping from pre-existing language forms may give rise to new ways of thinking. In which the forgetting of former languages pave the way for the development of new forms of speech. 
Now -11th April 2015
15a Cremer Street, London E2 8HD
Open Thursday-Saturday 12-6
Nearest Station: Hoxton
In ‘Stranded’, Vanessa Billy draws comparisons between the ebbs and flows of global finance and of non-biodegradable synthetic waste. When by-products are freed from the service of Capitalism they are forgotten, left to freely drift, until eventually they coagulate and toxify elsewhere. It is the stuff in the imagined elsewhere that piques Billy’s interests and where she finds her catalysts.
Now-18th April 2015
Limoncello Gallery 
340-344 Kingsland Road, London E8 4DA
Open Thursday- Saturday 11-6
Nearest Station: Haggerston 
Exploring our cultural history, this presentation of new single channel collaged video works employs found moving image material in a way that explores notions of class, identity and the creative process. 
Now-18th April 2015
Rob Tufnell
83 Page Street, London SW1P 4HA
Open Thursday-Saturday 12-6
Nearest Station: Pimlico 
Happy weekend! - Christine