Conrad Leach’s prints and paintings celebrate 25 years since Elvis’s death, at Thankyouverymuch, from 5 September to 3 October. Venue: Dust, 27 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1. The basic human needs for solace is the subject matter for 16 international artists showing sculpture and video at Somewhere: places of refuge in art and life, from 7 September until 2 November. Venue: Angel Row Gallery, 3 Angel Row, Nottingham NG1 6HP. Designer Tord Boontje shows furniture, lighting and glassware from his latest evolving collection, Wednesday, at Inflorescence, from 6 September until 12 October. Venue: Barrett Marsden Gallery, 17-18 Great Sutton Street, London EC1.
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