25 May — 13 August 2017

The Great WaveHokusai: beyond the Great Wave
The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG, UK

Above, Under the wave off Kanagawa (The Great Wave) from Thirty-six views of Mt Fuji. Colour woodblock, 1831.

25 — 27 May 2017

EYE75 Bil'ak crop

TYPO Berlin: Wanderlust

Speakers include Erik van Blokland, Rejane dal Bello, Underware, Peter Biľak (above, from Eye 75) and calligrapher Aoi Yamaguchi. Tickets
HKW (House of World Cultures), John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10, 10557 Berlin, Germany


26 May — 14 July 2017


Dom Sylvester Houédard: Typestracts
Richard Saltoun Gallery, 111 Great Titchfield Street, London W1W 6RY, UK

Above: Dom Sylvester Houédard, Typestract 140763, 1963.

26 May — 10 September 2017


Anime Architecture: Backgrounds of Japan
House of Illustrations, 2 Granary Square, London N1C 4BH, UK

Above: Background illustration for Ghost in the Shell, Hiromasa Ogura © 1995 Shirow Masamune / Kodansha · Bandai Visual · Manga Entertainment Ltd.

to 26 May 2017

to 27 May 2017


100 Days of Trump, the Year of Brexit … And Boris

Chris Beetles Gallery, 8 & 10 Ryder Street, London, SW1Y 6QB

A selling exhibition of the political cartoons of Peter Brookes of the Times and Matt (Matthew Pritchett) of the Telegraph. More than 120 works cover Donald Trump’s elevation to the US presidency, plus Brexit, the Oscars, rail strikes, courgette shortages and the UK’s ‘Snap Election’.

See ‘Permanent opposition’, Martin Colyer’s profile of Peter Brookes in the latest Eye no. 93 vol. 24. Below: photo of Brookes working in his Times office by Philip Sayer.


27 May — 15 July 2017


CRASH! presents ‘A Better Britain II: Britlins’
Thames Tower, Station Road, Reading RG1 1LX, UK

25 May 2017 —


Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Glendale Road / Route 183, Stockbridge, MA 01262, US

Above: Norman Rockwell, Freedom of Speech, 1943; Norman Rockwell, Freedom from Want, 1943; Norman Rockwell, Freedom of Worship, 1943; Norman Rockwell, Freedom from Fear, 1943. ©SEPS: Curtis Licensing, Indianapolis, IN.

27 May — 4 September 2017

House Industries

House Industries: A Type of Learning
The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd. Dearborn, MI 48124-5029, USA.

Click here for exhibit sneak peek



to 28 May 2017

Europe refugees

Prix Pictet: “Space” Exhibition
The Prix Pictet aims to harness the power of photography to draw global attention to issues of sustainability, especially those concerning the environment
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL, UK

Above: Sergey Ponomarev, November 16, 2015. Migrants arrive by a Turkish boat near the village of Skala, on the Greek island of Lesbos.

to 28 May 2017


William Kentridge et Moving Beyond Borders
Stimultania, 33 rue Kageneck, 67000 Strasbourg, France

Above: William Kentridge, More Sweetly Play the Dance.

to 28 May 2017


The Magic Number
A Look Up exhibition at Buhler and Co, 8 Chingford Road, London E17 4PJ, UK

Above: Josie Molloy, Swoosh 2.

to 29 May 2017

David Hockney Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) 1971 Private Collection© David Hockney

David Hockney
Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG, UK

Above: David Hockney, Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures), 1971. © David Hockney.

to 30 May 2017

Juno Calypso The Honeymoon Suite

From Selfie to Self-Expression
Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York's HQ, King's Road, London, SW3 4RY, UK.

Above, Juno Calypso The Honeymoon Suite

to 4 June 2017


Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution
Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG, UK

Above: Krasnaya niva magazine, 1 May, 1930, Ne boltai! Collection. Cover design: Valentina Kulagina.

to 4 June 2017

American Gothic

America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s
Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BD, UK

18 May — 11 June 2017

to 8 June 2017

LectureInformation Design Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst

Spring 2017: Information Design
Lecture series: Stefanie Posavec, Onlab, Catalogtree, YAAY, Joost Grootens, Hahn + Zimmermann.
Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst FHNW, Freilager-Platz 1 in Basel statt. Raum D 1.04. Switzerland

to 11 June 2017


Wolfgang Tillmans
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, UK

Above: Wolfgang Tillmans, paper drop Prinzessinnenstrasse, 2014. © Wolfgang Tillmans.

to 11 June 2017


Nous Vous: Three Men in a Boat
House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, King’s Cross, London N1C 4BH, UK

Above: © Nous Vous.

to 11 June 2017

Dana Lixenberg

Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2017
Works from the four shortlisted artists — Sophie Calle, Dana Lixenberg, Awoiska van der Molen and Taiyo Onorato and Nico Krebs — will be on display. The winner will be announced during the exhibition run.
The Photographers’ Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies St, London W1F 7LW, UK

Above: Dana Lixenberg Wilteysha, 1993 © Dana Lixenberg Courtesy of the artist and Grimm, Amsterdam.

to 18 June 2017


MCA DNA: Riot Grrrls
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, US

Above: Mary Heilmann, Metropolitan, 1999. Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of Mary and Earle Ludgin by exchange. © 1999 Mary Heilmann. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago.

to 19 June 2017


Mutations-Créations / Imprimer le monde
A group exhibition including work by A2-Type and New North Press, Erwan and Ronan Bouroullec, and Skylar Tibbits and Christophe Guberan (Self-assembly Lab, MIT), among many others.
Centre Pompidou, Place Georges Pompidou, 75004 Paris, France

Above: © Heather Dewey-Hagborg.

to 24 June 2017


Postponed Futures
GRAD: Gallery for Russian and Eastern European Arts and Design, 3-4a Little Portland Street, London W1W 7JB, UK

Above: Cover design from series ‘Working Library’.

to 24 June 2017


Maisie Cousins
T J Boulting, 59 Riding House Street, London W1W 7EG, UK

to 24 June 2017

Diane Arbus Girl and boy, Washington Square Park, N.Y.C. 1965 Copyright The Estate of Diane Arbus

Diane Arbus: In the Park
Lévy Gorvy, 909 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10021, US

Above: Diane Arbus, Girl and boy, Washington Square Park, N.Y.C., 1965, © The Estate of Diane Arbus.

to 25 June 2017

Terunobu Fujimori, Leek House, 1997. Photo Akihisa Masuda

The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945
Barbican Centre, Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS, UK

Above, Terunobu Fujimori, Leek House, 1997. Photo Akihisa Masuda

to 25 June 2017


Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond
Museum of Science and Industry, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4FP, UK

Above: Exhibition graphics by LucienneRoberts+.

to 25 June 2017


James Dawe: Beautiful Glorious Chaos
The Book Club, 100-106 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4RH, UK

to 26 June 2017


Gern Modern? Living Concepts for Berlin after 1945
Werkbundarchiv – Museum der Dinge, Oranienstraße 25, D-10999 Berlin, Germany

Above: Georg A. Neidenberger, Advertising graphic for the firm Bosch from the catalog for the International Building Exhibition (Interbau) Berlin, 1957. Werkbundarchiv – Museum der Dinge.

to 29 June 2017


Brian Sanders: Selected Works: From 2001: A Space Odyssey to Mad Men
Lever Gallery, 153 -157 Goswell Road, London EC1V 7HD, UK

Above: Brian Sanders, Noel Coward, Nova magazine, 1970.

to 2 July 2017

Making a magazine: Zeitmagazin
(Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg), Steintorplatz, 20099 Hamburg, Germany

to 9 July 2017


Grunts and Grapples
Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery, Waterdale, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN1 3BU, UK

to 9 July 2017

Edmund Welf Vacances en Suisse 1946

Take a Holiday!: 100th anniversary of Switzerland Tourism
Museum für Gestaltung, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96,
8005 Zürich, Switzerland

to 16 July 2017

The Valley (detail), 2006, by Kelli Connell (Purchased with funds contributed by Nancy Lassalle, 2012-69-1) © Kelli Connell

Another Way of Telling: Women Photographers from the Collection
Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130, US

Above: Kelli Connell, The Valley (detail), 2006 (Purchased with funds contributed by Nancy Lassalle, 2012-69-1), © Kelli Connell.

to 30 July 2017


The Rolling Stones: Exhibitionism
Navy Pier, 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, US

to 5 August 2017

©Lance Wyman

Eduardo Paolozzi | Lance Wyman | Metro: Art at Velocity
Bloomberg Space, 50 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1HD, UK

Above: © Lance Wyman.

See ‘This is 1968 … This is Mexico’ in Eye 56 and ‘Incisive vision’ in Eye 86.

to 6 August 2017


Une cartographie de la recherche en design graphique
Part of the Biennale de design graphique de Chaumont.
Le Signe centre national du graphisme, 1 Place Emile Goguenheim, 52000 Chaumont, France

to 6 August 2017

13. Mondriaan, composition No. IV, with Red, Blue and Yellow

De Stijl at the Stedelijk
Stedelijk Museum, Museumplein 10, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Above: Piet Mondriaan, Composition No. IV, with Red, Blue, and Yellow, 1929, coll. Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

to 15 August 2017

Red Work 501, print, Philip Dontsov, 2004, Russia

Another Russia: Post-Soviet Printmaking
Victoria and Albert Museum, Gallery 88a, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK.


to 20 August 2017

7630-1-2013 Matt Flynn

The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2 East 91st Street, New York City, NY 10128, US

Above: Letterpress poster for ITF Internationale tentoonstelling op filmgebied (International Film Exhibition), 1928, designed by Piet Zwart. Photo: Matt Flynn © Smithsonian Institution.

to 20 August 2017

Paul Nash, The Rye Marshes, 1932, oil on canvas Ferens Art Gallery: Hull Museums.

Paul Nash
Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art, UEA, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK

Above: Paul Nash, The Rye Marshes, 1932, Ferens Art Gallery: Hull Museums.

to 20 August 2017

Pawel Althamer, Self-portrait as the Billy-Goat, 2011

ISelf Collection: Self-portrait as the Billy Goat
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX, UK

Above: Pawel Althamer, Self-portrait as the Billy-Goat, 2011. Photo: Bartosz Stawiarski.

to 25 August 2017

Picasso wearing a bull’s head intended for bullfighter's training, La Californie, Cannes, 1959. Photo by Edward Quinn ©

Picasso: Minotaurs and Matadors
Gagosian, 20 Grosvenor Hill, London W1K 3QD, UK

Above: Picasso wearing a bull’s head intended for bullfighter’s training, La Californie, Cannes, 1959. Photo by Edward Quinn.

to 27 August 2017


Design graphique: les dernieres acquisitions
The exhibition will include works by Frédéric Teschner, Pierre di Sciullo, Les Graphiquants, Jocelyn Cottencin, M/M (Paris), deValence, Fanette Mellier, Change is good, Irma Boom, H5 and Yorgo Tloupas.
Les Arts Décoratifs, 107, rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France

See ‘Reputations: Irma Boom’ in Eye 88 and ‘Small, mobile, intelligent units’ in Eye 12.

to 3 September 2017

Never Going Underground Logo

Never Going Underground: The Fight for LGBT+ Rights
People’s History Museum, Left Bank, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3ER, UK

to 3 September 2017

PHILIP GUSTON AND THE POETS 10.05.2017 - 03.09.2017  Gallerie dell'Accademia Campo della Carità - 1050 - 30123 Venezia

Philip Guston and the Poets
Gallerie Dell’Accademia, Campo della Carità, 1050 – 30123 Venice, Italy

to 3 September 2017

Screen Shot 2017-03-15 at 12.24.35

Solution or utopia? designs for refugees
Stedelijk Museum, Museumplein 10, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Above: Yara Said, The Refugee Nation Flag. Foto: Angela Luna.

to 10 September 2017


Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, UK

Above: Alberto Giacometti and his sculptures at the Venice Biennale, 1956. Archives of the Giacometti Foundation.

to 16 September 2017


Nomadic Traces: Typographic Journeys
Dar Bellarj Foundation, 9 Toualat Zaouiat Lahdar,
facing the Medersa Ben Youssef, Médina of Marrakech, Morocco

to 17 September 2017

2.Beekman, Compositie, 1920

Chris Beekman, De Stijl Defector
Exhibition of the work of De Stijl artist Chris Beekman, one of the most politically active artists affiliated with this movement.
Stedelijk Museum, Museumplein 10, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, Netherlands

Above: Chris Beekman, Compositie, 1920, coll. Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.

to 23 September 2017


Marc Quinn: Drawn from Life
Sir John Soane’s Museum, 13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3BP, UK

to 24 September 2017


Biennale de design graphique de Chaumont / Biennial of Graphic Design of Chaumont
Festival weekend 19-21 May.
Various locations, Chaumont, France

Above: poster designed by Formes Vives.

to 30 September 2017


Na Kim: Red Yellow Blue
RIOT Gallery, Dendermondsesteenweg 80, B-9000 Gent, Belgium

to 1 October 2017

'Animals', album cover art, Roger Waters, 1977. © Pink Floyd Music Ltd

The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL, UK

Above: Album cover art for Animals, 1977.

to 1 October 2017


Green Sleeves, The Irish Printed Record Cover 1955-2017
National Print Museum, Garrison Chapel, Beggars Bush Barracks, Haddington Road, Dublin 4, Ireland.

to 1 October 2017

Duncan Grant, Bathing 1911, Tate. © Tate

Queer British Art 1861–1967
Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG, UK

Above: Duncan Grant, Bathing, 1911. © Tate.

to 1 October 2017


Quentin Blake: The Life of Birds
House of Illustrations, Quentin Blake Gallery, 2 Granary Square, King’s Cross London N1C 4BH, UK

AboveApercus Profonds, published in Figaro Litteraire supplement 2012 © Quentin Blake.

to 15 October 2017

Emory Douglas, We Shall Survive Without A Doubt

Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG, UK

Above: Emory Douglas, We Shall Survive Without A Doubt.

to 30 December 2017

Power in Print
Schomburg Center, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard (135th St and Malcolm X Blvd) New York, NY 10037, US

An exploration of the art of the Black Power movement poster, a collection-based exhibition that pulls together dozens of posters from the Schomburg Center’s Art and Artifacts Division, including a selection of work by artist, designer, and former Minister of Culture of the Black Panther Party, Emory Douglas.

See Noel Douglas’s ‘Treasure trove of graphic resistance’ on the Eye blog.

30 March 2017 —

Brendan Dawes: Fermata
A new digital art installation, open Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm.
Bruntwood’s Neo building, ground floor, Charlotte Street, Manchester M1 4ET, UK

28 April 2017 —

Charles Demuth (1883‑1935), Buildings, Lancaster, 1930. Oil and graphite pencil on composition board, 24 1/8 × 20 1/8in. (61.3 × 51.1 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of an anonymous donor 58.63

Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1900–1960
Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014, US

Above: Charles Demuth (1883‑1935), Buildings, Lancaster, 1930. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

19 May 2017 —


Sounds of the City
London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2E 7BB, UK




MAY 2017

27 May — 17 September 2017

Ravilious_Westbury Horse

Ravilious & Co: The Pattern of Friendship
Towner Art Gallery, Devonshire Park, College Rd, Eastbourne BN21 4JJ, UK

Above: Eric Ravilious, Westbury House, 1939.

30 — 31 May 2017

DesignThinkers Vancouver 2017 – Perspectives
Including speakers Casey Caplowe, Vince Frost, Maria Giudice, Dana Tanamachi, Ellen Wong, &c.
Vancouver Playhouse Theatre, 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3L4, Canada


30 May — 10 June 2017

Tyler Udall: Etudes

Tyler Udall: Etudes
The Little Black Gallery, 13A Park Walk, London SW10 0AJ, UK

Above: Tyler Udall, Legs for Days, 2015.


JUNE 2017

1 June 2017


From Sketch to Screen: How To Create Typefaces
St Bride Library, Bride Lane, Fleet Street, London EC4Y 8EQ, UK

1 June 2017


Talk: Refugee Narratives
A panel discussion with cartoonist Kate Evans, illustrator Majid Adin, comic artist Karrie Fransman and reportage illustrator Olivier Kugler.
House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, King’s Cross, London N1C 4BH, UK

Above: Opening spread from ‘Escaping Wars and Waves: drawings by Olivier Kugler’ in Harper’s Magazine, February 2014.

See ‘Olivier Kugler: Bearing witness’ in Eye 93.

3 June — 1 September 2017

6. Film Still, Afronauts., Frances Bodomo (2014)

Into the Unknown: A Journey through Science Fiction
Barbican Centre, Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS, UK

Above: Film still from Afronauts, Frances Bodomo (2014).

6 June 2017

Type Tuesday 6 June

Type Tuesday: Signs of Italy
St Bride Library, 14 Bride Lane, London EC4Y 8EQ, UK

6 June 2017

New York Times Magazine Type: 2015–Present
With Gail Bichler and Henrik Kubel.
Type Directors Club, 347 West 36th Street, Suite 603
New York, NY 10018, US

6 June — 24 September 2017

Flower Ball 7698hd

Takashi Murakami: The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E Chicago Ave Chicago IL 60611, UK

See ‘To the letter’ in Eye 75.

Above: Takashi Murakami, Flower ball 2, 2002. © 2002 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

7 June — 3 September 2017

Man Ray/Marcel Duchamp, Élevage de poussière, 1920

A Handful of Dust
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX, UK

Above: Man Ray/Marcel Duchamp, Élevage de poussière, 1920, Courtesy © Succession Marcel Duchamp/ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2017, © Man Ray Trust/ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2017.

7 June — 10 September 2017

Production image for TheTrickle-Down Syndrome

Benedict Drew: The Trickle-Down Syndrome
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX, UK

9 June 2017


Here 2017: It’s Nice That’s Annual Creative Symposium
Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR, UK

Buy your tickets here.

10 June 2017

The Happy Film

Stefan Sagmeister ‘The Happy Film’ UK Premiere
Screening and Q&A

Pennine Lecture Theatre, Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard St, Sheffield S1 1WB, UK

Tickets available here.

10 June — 29 October 2017


Inventing America: Rockwell and Warhol
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Glendale Road / Route 183, Stockbridge, MA 01262, US

Above: Norman Rockwell, Freedom from Want, 1943, Collection of Norman Rockwell Museum, NRACT; and Andy Warhol, Campbell’s Soup Can, 1969, Collection of Williams College Museum of Art.

11 — 25 June 2017


Summer Masters Workshop in Italy
School of Visual Arts, 209 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010-3994, US

Apply here.

12 — 22 June 2017


A two-week typography festival.
Cooper Union, 30 Cooper Sq, New York, NY 10003, US

15 June 2017

Glug Birmingham #7: ‘Personality Types’
Speakers include Morag Myerscough, David Pearson, The Counter Press, Sarah Hyndman and Ian Barnard.
Spotlight & Mama Roux, Unit 3, Lower Trinity St, Digbeth, Birmingham B9 4AG, UK

15 June 2017

Title: “Cosmos”

The Dolby Art Series
Dolby Labs HQ, 1275 Market Street, San Francisco, US
Get tickets here

See ‘10,000 one-offs’ in Eye 80 and ‘Reputations: Mucho’ in Eye 89.

16 — 18 June 2017


ELCAF | East London Comics and Arts Festival 2017
Various locations including Round Chapel, 1d Glenarm Road, London E5 0LY and School Rooms, 2 Powerscroft Rd, London E5 0PU, UK

16 June — 10 September 2017


Portrait(s): Vichy 5th Annual Portrait Festival 2017
Vichy, various venues
Lac d’Allier esplanade, Centre Culturel Valery-Larbaud, Open air exhibition on Saint-Louis Church Square and Train Station Square, City Hall, Vichy, France.

Above: Sunflower series Hiding in the City, 2010. © Liu Bolin. Courtesy Paris-Beijing Gallery.

16 June — 1 October 2017


Modernism: in print, Dutch graphic design 1917-2017
Bijzonderes Collecties, Oude Turfmarkt 129, 1012 GC Amsterdam, The Netherlands

17 June — 8 October 2017

17 June 2017


A Designer’s Universe: A Conversation with Sam Grawe, Amy Auscherman, Aleishall Girard-Maxon and Kori Girard
Cranbrook Art Museum, 39221 Woodward Ave Box 801
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303, US

Above: Design for matchboxes of the restaurant La Fonda del Sol, Alexander Girard, 1960 / Alexander Girard Estate, Vitra Design Museum.

See ‘Industrialised folk art’ in Eye 93.

17 June — 8 October 2017


Alexander Girard: A Designer’s Universe
Cranbrook Art Museum, 39221 Woodward Ave Box 801
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48303, US

Above: Alexander Girard. View of exhibition at Vitra Design Museum, room 2, 2016. Photo © Vitra Design Museum, Mark Niedermann.

See ‘Industrialised folk art’ in Eye 93.

21 June — 1 October 2017

[02] Logo VIENNA BIENNALE © buero bauer

Hello, Robot. Design between Human and Machine
An exhibition of the MAK, the Vitra Design Museum, and the Design mu-
seum Gent as part of VIENNA BIENNALE 2017
MAK Exhibition Hall, MAK, Stubenring 5, 1010 Vienna, Austria

23 June — September 2017

Carsten Höller

Carsten Höller: Y
Centro Botín, Muelle de Albareda s/n, Jardines de Pereda, 39004 Santander, Spain

23 June — 15 October 2017


Aleksandra Mir: Space Tapestry
Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool L3 4BB, UK

Above: Aleksandra Mir, How far from Hackney is Jupiter?, 2016.

28 June — 2 July 2017

Letterpress Workers 2017: ‘Resist
Leoncavallo Spazio Pubblico Autogestito, Milan, Italy

The programme includes conferences on international typography, marble engraving demonstrations and paper preparation and will end with a  typographic auction.


JULY 2017

1 July 2017


Art Night: A free festival of contemporary art in extraordinary spaces
Audiences for Art Night 2017 will be able to experience a trail of art, architecture, dance and music from the early evening until dawn.
More information to follow.

5 July — 10 September 2017


Franco Grignani: Art as Design 1950-1990
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 39a Canonbury Square,
London N1 2AN, UK

Above: Franco Grignani, Grandangolare, 1965.

14 July — 24 September 2017

Camille Walala X Play

Walala X Play: Camille Walala
NOW Gallery, The Gateway Pavilions, Peninsula Square, Greenwich Peninsula, London, SE10 0SQ.

See 'Colouring in the City' in Eye 91

20 — 23 July 2017

20 July — 21 October 2017


Skate Girls of Kabul
QM Gallery Katara, Building 10, Katara, Doha, Qatar



25 August — 7 October 2017

Lamy Scribble ballpoint pen

Design Studio: Processes
Museum für Gestaltung, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

Above: Hannes Wettstein, draft, engineering drawing, and prototype for Lamy Scribble ballpoint pen, 1997–2005, © Hürlemann AG.



7 September 2017 — 14 January 2018


Can Graphic Design Save Your Life?
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE, UK

12 — 16 September 2017

ATypI Montréal 2017
‘Five type-filled days and nights in this Canadian Sin City / City of Saints will engage, entertain, and inspire you.’ Follow @AtypI for updates.
Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada


16 September 2017 — 2 February 2018


TextMe: How We Live in Language
The exhibition includes work by Marian Bantjes, Louise Fili, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Milton Glaser and Oliver Jeffers, among many others.
Museum of Design Atlanta, 1315 Peachtree St. NE Atlanta, GA 30309, US

Above: Marian Bantjes, If I Want to Explore a New Direction Professionally, it is Helpful to Try it Out for Myself First, 2007.

See ‘Reputations: Marian Bantjes’ in Eye 72 and ‘Reputations: Louise Fili’ in Eye 87.

16 September 2017 —


La Raza
The exhibition examines the photography of the influential bilingual newspaper La Raza (1967-1977) and the alternative press of the Chicano Movement, positioning photography as an artistic medium and a powerful tool of social activism.
The Autry Museum in Griffith Park, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462, US

Above: Police in front of Lincoln High School, East L.A. c. 1970. La Raza Newspaper & Magazine Records. Coll. 1000. Courtesy of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center.

21 September 2017 — 28 January 2018


Basquiat: Boom for Real
Art Gallery, Barbican, Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS, UK

Above: Jean-Michel Basquiat, Hollywood Africans, 1983. Courtesy Whitney Museum of American Art © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ ADAGP, Paris.

22 September 2017 — 21 January 2018


Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, King’s Cross, London N1C 4BH, UK

23 September — 10 December 2017

Jasper Johns, Flag, 1958.

Jasper Johns: ‘Something Resembling Truth’
Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD, UK

30 September — 4 November 2017

Christoph Niemann

The Masters Series: Christoph Niemann
SVA Chelsea Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor, New York, NY, US

Above: Christoph Niemann photographed by Gene Glover.

30 September 2017 — 25 February 2018



6 October 2017 — 7 January 2018

John Akomfrah, Auto Da Fé, 2016 © Smoking Dogs Films; Courtesy Lisson Gallery

John Akomfrah
Barbican Centre, Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS, UK

Above: John Akomfrah, Auto Da Fé, 2016 © Smoking Dogs Films; Courtesy Lisson Gallery.

11 October 2017 — 12 February 2018


Light! Photography at the New Bauhaus Chicago
Bauhaus‐Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung, Klingelhöferstr. 14, 10785 Berlin, Germany

Above: Nathan Lerner, Eye on Nails, 1940.

12 — 14 October 2017

AIGA Design Conference 2017

AIGA Design Conference
Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55403, US

Speakers include Louise Fili, Annie Atkins, Ashley C. Ford, Joe Gebbia, Dana Arnett, Paula Scher, etc.

13 October 2017 —


Poster Girls
London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2E 7BB, UK

19 — 20 October 2017

DesignThinkers 2017 Montreal
Palais de Congres de Montreal, 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montréal, Canada

7 October 2017 — 3 January 2018

Salvador Dalí, Surrealist Object Functioning Symbolically, 1931 (replica 1973).

Dalí / Duchamp
Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD, UK

Above: Salvador Dalí, Surrealist Object Functioning Symbolically, 1931 (replica 1973).

28 October 2017 — 11 March 2018

Stefan Sagmeister My collection

The Happy Show: Stefan Sagmeister
Museum für Gestaltung, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland



1 — 24 November 2017


International Biennial Poster Design Terras Gauda
The deadline for 13th International Biennial Poster Design Terras Gauda – Francisco Mantecón Competition is 30 September 2017.
Estación Marítima de ría [Maritime Station], C/ Cánovas del Castillo 3, Vigo, Spain

8 November 2017 — 18 February 2018


Red Star Over Russia
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG, UK

Above: Nina Vatolina, Fascism – The most evil enemy of women, 1941. Tate / Image courtesy the David King Collection.