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PRIVATE VIEW Friday 8 November On show at The Photographers’ Gallery is the exhibition Evident, a show exploring how we view the landscape in which we live.

PRIVATE VIEW

Friday 8 November

On show at The Photographers’ Gallery is the exhibition Evident, a show exploring how we view the landscape in which we live. James Welling focuses on the way technology shapes the environment, Joseph Bartscherer looks at wasteland and Stefan Gec investigates how different landscapes are formed. Until 11 January.

Venue: The Photographers’ Gallery, 5 Great Newport Street, London WC2.

Details: 0171-379 6057.

Monday 11 November

Still time to catch Art and Architects at the RIBA Architecture Centre. The exhibition focuses on architects interested in fine art and how the use of painting and drawing is essential in their field. Work on display includes photography, sculpture, prints and ceramics. All works are for sale. Until 15 November.

Venue: RIBA Architecture Centre, 66 Portland Place, London W1.

Details: 0171-580 5533.

Tuesday 12 November

For those of you in the Oxford area Absolut Vision: New British Painting in the 1990s could be of interest. Opening today, Absolute Vision promises to show a selection of the best British paintings of today, which consists of pieces by 19 artists who work in a variety of styles. Until 23 February.

Venue: Museum of Modern Art, 30 Pembroke Street, Oxford OX1 1BP.

Details: 01865 722733.

Tuesday 12 November

Taking place over the next three days is the trade show Packaging Plus. Running alongside the show is a series of conferences. More than 130 companies will attend.

Venue: Wembley Exhibition

Centre, London HA9 0DZ.

Details: 0181-681 6699.

Thursday 14 November

There are several things you could do today. The first is visit American photography 1890-1965 – an exhibition which has come to the Victoria and Albert Museum from the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The exhibition focuses on landmark images by major figures of modern American photography such as Alfred Stieglitz, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange and Helen Levitt. American photography concentrates on applied and art photography and reflects the developments within these extremes. Until 26 January.

Venue: Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road,

London SW7.

Details: 0171-938 8500.

Thursday 14 November 5.30pm

Alternatively, New Designers in Business is holding an auction in conjunction with Sotheby’s, entitled Design Resolution ’96. Furniture, lighting, textiles and jewellery by more than 100 members of New Designers in Business will be on sale.

Venue: Chelsfield Room, The Royal Festival Hall, London SE1.

Details: 0171-436 4348.

Thursday 14 November

Uncut is a series of face-to-face interviews with the new generation of designers and various journalists at the Chartered Society of Designers. Tonight editor of Blueprint Rowan Moore will interview furniture designer Michael Marriot and see what makes him tick.

Venue: Chartered Society of Designers, 32-38 Saffron Hill,

London EC1.

Details: 0171-831 9777.

Future Dates

Wednesday 4 December

The Macromedia European User Conference for users and developers of multimedia authoring and design software comes to Europe from the US for the first time. Until 6 December.

Venue: RAI Centre, Amsterdam, Holland.

Details: 0181 540 3225. To register ring 00 31 434 99 66.

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