AROUND THE WORLD: PLACES+FACES’ POP UP & A MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ EXHIBITION IN BEIJING

AROUND THE WORLD: PLACES+FACES’ POP UP & A MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ EXHIBITION IN BEIJING

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London Men’s Fashion Week has just ended and in the few days of rest we get before Milan’s edition kicks off, we’re not really resting because loads happened. It’s a special one this weekend for Places+Faces, which is celebrating its anniversary with a London pop-up. We’ve also got new artists’ exhibitions all around the world, including Marina Abramović in Beijing and Keiichi Tahara in Tokyo.

PLACES+FACES IS CELEBRATING 10 YEARS WITH A LONDON POP-UP

It’s already been 10 years since Places+Faces has been around (feel old yet?), and to celebrate the brand will be holding a pop up in London. Set for this Saturday between 11AM and 6PM, the event will take place in East London and will feature limited edition collab tees with brands like Corteiz, A-COLD-WALL*, Daily Paper, and even with artist Slawn, which will be sold for that one day only.

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STEP INTO THE GIANT SPHERE AT NYC’S THE SHED

New York City’s famed concert hall The Shed is opening a new space for 250 attendees that is quite literally a unique concert venue. Architecturally pushing-edge, the new venue is in the shape of a sphere, suspended in the air and measuring 65 feet in diameter. Music inside has been curated by the likes of The xx and will see music performed by DJ UNIIQUE3 and yune pinku.

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DIVE INTO THE HISTORY OF ACTIVISM AT THE LACMA

California, and specifically Los Angeles, has had a long history of political activism, from civil rights movements to environmentalist marches. Also a hotspot for innovative design, the LACMA is spotlighting the bridge between those two, looking at how artists and designers used their skills to propel change and fight injustice. Open until June 24, the “What Would You Say?” exhibition will feature works from all sorts of communities from a whole bunch of different eras.

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GIORGIO ARMANI IS PLAYING TENNIS AT THE HURLINGHAM CLUB

Giorgio Armani may be Italian but this summer, the luxury brand has its eyes on London, specifically the Hurlingham Club. To celebrate the tennis tournament and Giorgio Armani’s Tennis capsule collection, the brand will be hosting a special pop-up on the grounds of the Hurlingham, which will offer the new collection as well as the summer linen collection, accessories and the La Prima bag.

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MILAN IS LOOKING BACK AT BILL VIOLA’S ARTWORKS

American video artist Bill Viola is best known for being a pioneer within the audio and visual art sphere, establishing video as an art form since the 70s, with his work that dives into themes of human birth, death and consciousness. Honouring the artist, Milan’s Palazzo Reale is hosting an exhibition looking back at fifteen of his greatest works. Open until June 25, the Bill Viola exhibition was initially opened for Milan Art Week and has been kept open by the Municipality of Milan-Culture.

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GO SEE RICHARD MALONE’S TAKEOVER AT THE ROYAL ACADEMY

Having just opened yesterday, the Royal Academy’s Summer exhibition will be hosting a supersized sculptural work created by the multidisciplinary artist Richard Malone. Titled “Poem in the Dark about Sadness”, the piece is Malone’s largest work ever created, measuring about 7 by 5 metres. Stitched entirely by hand, the sculpture was inspired by Malone’s own body, exploring the meditative state of his figure.

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KEIICHI TAHARA’S PHOTOGRAPHS ARRIVE AT TOKYO’S CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM

The pioneering 70s and 80s artist and photographer Keiichi Tahara is best known for his fascination with light, specifically that of Europe’s, considering he moved to France in 1971. Tokyo’s Contemporary Museum will be opening its “Existence” exhibition, which will feature works from the photographer’s “Photosynthesis” series, where the relationship between body and light are examined.

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BEIJING’S LISSON GALLERY IS CELEBRATING MARINA ABRAMOVIĆ

Marina Abramović is one of the most celebrated conceptual artists of our time, known for pushing the boundaries of the performer-to-viewer relationship. She’s seen her work displayed and performed at London’s Royal Academy to New York’s MoMA, and now Beijing’ Lisson gallery is the latest to spotlight her work, with an exhibition focusing on her “Transitory Objects” series. 

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NO BETTER PLACE TO CELEBRATE PRIDE THAN ON MIAMI BEACH

We’re about halfway through Pride month but the celebrations are nowhere near over, with most marches taking place in July. This Friday though, the annual Pride Festival will be taking place in Miami beach, with performances from drag queen Shangela and artist Todrick Hall to celebrate its 15th anniversary.

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