Back to the school daze
Friday 6 September
Why not visit the Goldsmiths’ College MA and Postgraduate Diploma show? On display will be fine art and textiles. Until 8 September.
Venue: Goldsmiths’ College, Department of Visual Arts, Lewisham Way, London SE14.
Details: 0171-919 7671.
Saturday 7 September
The current exhibition at the Photographers’ Gallery, Samples, looks at man as a machine with work from seventeenth century anatomical figures and scientific and medical photography through to Japanese Manga cyber-heroes. Until 2 November.
Venue: The Photographers’ Gallery, 5 Great Newport Street, London WC2.
Details: 0171-831 1772.
Monday 9 September
Pop into the Paul Smith installation, Observations and other Stuff. The exhibition shows the inspiration behind the fashion designer’s collections. Until 18 October.
Venue: Pentagram Design, 11 Needham Road, London W11.
Details: 0171-229 3477.
Tuesday 10 September 1pm
The talk today at the Angel Row Gallery, entitled An introduction to contemporary ceramics, looks at various British ceramicists, presented by Gillian Butler. But if that’s not for you, perhaps the Druie Bowett exhibition is. Bowett’s abstract paintings are inspired by the English landscape. Until 5 October.
Venue: Angel Row Gallery, 3 Angel Row, Central Library
Building, Nottingham NG1 6HP.
Details: 0115-947 6334.
Wednesday 11 September
Like watercolours? Then get down to the Business Design Centre for the Blanc De Bierges watercolour exhibition. On display will be paintings from 1992 to1996 by artist and senior partner of Broadway Malyan, Stephen J Bragg. Until 14 September.
Venue: Business Design Centre, Islington, London NW1.
Thursday 12 September
Alternatively, the exhibition at the RIBA Heinz Gallery may interest you. On display are the drawings of Christopher Nicholson, presented recently to the British Architecture library. Nicholson was one of the leading architects and industrial designers of the early Modern Movement in Britain, working with Salvador Dali and designing for Ferranti and British European Airways. The show coincides with the publication of the book Christopher Nicholson, published by Academy Editions, priced 21.95. Until 26 October.
Venue: RIBA Heinz Gallery, 21 Portman Square, London W1.
Details: 0171-580 5533.
Thursday 3 October 10.30am and 2pm
An event to pencil in your diary is the Well Posted auction at Christie’s. It includes nineteenth and twentieth century European posters from 1870 to the 1980s, from various countries including Italy, France, Belgium and the UK. Estimated prices range from 200 to 10 000. A must for any poster collectors.
Venue: Christie’s, 85 Old
Brompton Road, London SW7.
Details: 0171-321 3120.
Tuesday 22 October
Windows on the Digital Future 96, a one-day conference for graphic designers and visual communicators takes place today. Speakers included in the conference are Martin Freeth, head of the BBC multimedia centre, Diane Gromala, director of the new media research lab, University of Washington, and a cross-section of young digital designers of today.
Venue: Logan Hall, University of London, London WC1.
Details: Write to Windows 96
c/o Real Time, 7 Soho Square,