Galleries - May 2011

a ARCH 402 GALLERY Cremer Street, E2 8HD ‘A Sort of Night to the Mind, A Kind of Night for our Thoughts’. May 6–Jun 10. Group show of 23 UK-basedartists exploring illusion andmateriality in painting: featuring Nigel Cooke, Phillip Allen, Phoebe Unwin, Moyra Derby, Andrew Bick, Bob Matthews, Varda Caivano, Simon Burton, Andrea Medjesi-Jones and others. PV May 5, 6–9pm. Wed–Fri 11–6, Sat–Sun 11–3, admn free overgroundHoxton, buses 394, 55, 48, 149, 67, 242, 26 t 020 7043 2027 b BARBICAN ART GALLERY Silk Street, EC2Y 8DS Barbican Art Gallery Laurie Anderson, Trisha Brown, Gordon Matta-Clark: Pioneers of the Downtown Scene, New York 1970s. Until May 22. Daily Performances from 11.30, visit for schedule. Daily 11–8, Wed 11–6, Thur until 10 tickets online from £8, on the door £10 The Curve Cory Arcangel: Beat the Champ. Until May 22. Installation featuring 14 bowling video games from the 1970s to the 2000s. Daily 11–8, Thur until 10, admn free t 0845 120 7550 (info) c THE EAGLE GALLERY/EMH ARTS 159 Farringdon Road, EC1R 3AL Three painters new to the gallery, introduced by an outside artist or curator. Robert Welch: Shiftwork. May 3–14. Introduced by Mali Morris. SarahDouglas: Letters Home. May 17–28. Introduced by Julian Bell. Liam Ryan: The Beast is Dead. May 31–Jun 11. Introduced by James Birch. Wed–Fri 11–6, Sat 11–4 t 020 7833 2674 d ESTORICK COLLECTION OF MODERN ITALIAN ART 39a Canonbury Square, N12AN Double Portrait: Ida Barbarigo and Zoran Music. Apr 13–Jun 12. An exhibition telling the amazing love THAMES ER S H O LT RD B L A C K W A L L T U N N E L N O R T H E R N A P P R O A C H P A N C R A S R O A D C A M D C A R P E N T E R H I G H S T R S T P E T E R ' S S T FA RRI N G D O N RD G O S W E L L R D RO S E B E R Y A VE BR I C K L A N E Q UE E NSBR I DG E R D R I C HM O ND R D S O U T H G A T E R D W OB U R N R D G RA Y' S I N N RD ST JOH N S T L O N D ON W AL L H O X T O N S T K I N G S L A N D R O A D GR AH A M ROA D M A R E S T R E E T R O M A N R D ESSEX ROAD N E W N O R T H R O A D U P P E R S T B A L P O N D R O A D YORK W AY D O N I A N R O A D V E R P O O L R O A D H A C K N E Y RO A D B E T H N A L G R E E N R D V I C T O R I A P A R K R O A D F E N C H URC H S T B I S H O P S G A T E CI TY R D F L E E T S T S T R A N D N EW G A T E S T F A I R F IE L D R D N G L A N E P E N T O N V I L L E U S T O N R O A D R D C I T Y R O A D T HE HIGHWAY T C O MM ERCI AL ROAD B R I WA T V I C T O R I A E M B A N K M E N T X F O R D S T R E E T H O L B O R N C L E R K E N W E L L R D O L D S T R E E T W H I T E C H A P E L H I G H S T B O W R D LO B L A C Liverpool Street Moorgate Aldgate East Temple Angel Old Street Tower Hill King's Cross Leicester Square Bethnal Green Highbury & Isl. Whitechapel Farringdon Blackfriars Barbican Cannon St a g d n l k j f c b i h T E a 54. GALLERIES MAY 11 MAP 32 LONDON CITY, ISLINGTON & EAST END story of husbandandwife artists Zoran Music and Ida Barbarigo through their paintings, photographs and ephemera. Wed–Sat 11–6 (Thur 11–8), Sun 12–5 t 020 7704 9522 f 020 7704 9531 e FLOWERS 82 Kingsland Road, E2 8DP Ken Currie: ‘Immortality’. Apr 8–May 21. Rachel Heller: Works on Paper. Apr 8–May 21. I Know a Place – (Group Show). May 27–Jul 2. Tue–Sat 10–6 tube Liverpool Street, OldStreet buses 55, 48, 149, 67, 242, 26 t 020 7920 7777 f 020 7920 7770 See Flowers on Cork Street map & City/Islington map f GUILDHALL ART GALLERY Guildhall Yard, EC2V 5AE Sir John Gilbert: Art and Imagination in the Victorian Age. Apr 29–Aug 29. Bringing together a selection of large-scale oils, rarely seen watercolours, newspaper illustrations and ephemera, this major exhibition explores an unduly neglectedartist. A detailed conservation display includes recent technical analysis of Gilbert’s paintings andoriginal 19th Century frames. £5/£3. Mon–Sat 10–5, Sun 12–4, free general entry t 020 7332 3700 g HOOPERS GALLERY 15 Clerkenwell Close, EC1R 0AA Spring Show. Mar 18–May 20. MixedExhibition featuring some of Hoopers’ Photographers including David Bate, John Blakemore, Roberta Bondar, Graham Brandon, Chris Cheetham, Michael English, Ebru Erülkü, Gilbert Garcin, Gina Glover, Roger Hooper, Colin Jones, Paul Kilsby, Les McLean, Danielle Mourning, Jorma Puranen, Helen Sear, John Swannell, Lisa Tomasetti. Tue–Fri 11–5, Thur 11–6.30, other times by appt tube Farringdon t 020 7490 3907 P A U L S T R E E T G R EA T E AST E RN ST OLD S TRE ET P I T F I EL D S T K I NG SLAN D S H ORE D I TCH H . S T B E T HNAL G R H A C K N E Y R D H O X T O N S T C U RTA I N R O A e m a