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Modern Nature
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Drawing Room
Unit 8 Rich Estate, 46 Willow Walk
London, London
SE1 5SF
United Kingdom

T: 020 7394 5657
W: Drawing Room web page

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Unit 8 Rich Estate, 46 Willow Walk, London, SE1 5SF, United Kingdom

Modern Nature explores our interaction and fascination with plants in relation to aspects of social change, personal well-being and scientific research.

The exhibition brings together drawings never before exhibited in the UK by historical artists Hilma af Klint and Margaret Mee, alongside works by contemporary international artists, including pseudo-botanist Alberto Baraya and explorer, activist and artist Mark Dion, to explore utopian ideas of the redeeming qualities of nature and the contradictory reality that plastic waste and over-farming are damaging the natural world.

Also included are unique works on paper by Simryn Gill and Christine Ödlund, diary entries by filmmaker, diarist and gardener Derek Jarman, anthropomorphised botanical watercolours by David Thorpe and an exuberant newly commissioned wall drawing by Viktor Timofeev, which together consider the notion of care in relation to man’s interdependency with plant life.

Curated by Katharine Stout (Deputy Director, ICA, London and Associate Director, Drawing Room) with Jacqui McIntosh (Exhibitions Manager, Drawing Room).

WHEN
02 May 2019 to 07 July 2019
Tuesday-Friday 11-6pm, Saturday & Sunday 12-6pm
HOW MUCH
free
 
 
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