The Design Museum is celebrating the beginning of spring with a garden installation created by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec entitled Plant Power. Turning the Tank into an outdoor gallery, the installation is on show from 1 April until 13 June.
Venue: Design Museum Tank, Shad Thames, London SE1.
Closeness is a solo exhibition by Alessandra Alessi that runs from 2 to 19 April. Through 12 photographs she expresses a very private narrative on the fear of loneliness, personal rejection and the changes and decay of time.
Venue: Alessi, 22 Brook Street, London W1.
New York painter Thomas Nozowski is holding his first UK exhibition, showcasing over 20 paintings from the past 12 years, until 8 May.
Venue: Haunch of Venison, 6 Haunch of Venison Yard, London W1.
Featuring over 150 of her ensembles, Vivienne Westwood from 1 April until 11 July, is the first retrospective exhibition celebrating this influential designer’s career, spanning from the 1970s to the present day.
Venue: Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7.
Examples of contemporary Czech Design are exhibited at Czech Mania from 1 April to 25 May.
Venue: The Jelly Leg’d Chicken Arts Gallery, The Riverside, The Oracle, Reading RG1 2AG.
Info: Visit the gallery’s website, www.jelly.org.uk or e-mail babes@ jelly.org.uk.
Apopalyptical, until 24 April, features Gordon Cheung, Kenny Hunter and Matthew Radford, who each re-examine the pop banality of the regurgitated image, through the glitches and nuances of the artists’ intervention.
Venue: Houldsworth, 33-34 Cork Street, London W1.