Exhibitions & Events
TMPLibrary Art Challenge
Is a one day event on Creative Art Challenge organised by The Moors Project Library (TMPL) which comprises of exhibition on arts works scheduled to hold on Saturday 20th of January 2018 from 2:30pm – 8:30pm at Eko Hotel, Lagos Island Lagos Nigeria.
The event is organised for the skilled and talented artists and will accommodate more than 40 visual artists, the aim of the event is to educate the African community and as well expose their rich heritage and values to the world.
It will also help in encourgaing and supporting the African history and entrepreneurship in the areas of arts and crafts, carved materials, hand made jewelries and accessories.
When & Location
Date:20/01/2018 02:30 PM to 20/01/2018 08:30 PM
Event Organiser:The Moors Project Library
Address:Eko Hotel, Lagos Island
Photography and Viennese Modernism
24.08.2018 – 29.10.2018
Moriz Nähr (1859–1945) is one of the most important innovators of photography in “Vienna around 1900”. His photographic oeuvre is mentioned today in the same breath as that of the famous Parisian photographer Eugène Atget. Nähr enjoyed a life-long artist’s friendship with Gustav Klimt and was connected with the artist through a special network of eminent personalities from the arts, culture and philosophy. Numerous portrait photographs of Klimt emphatically document the two artists’ bond. Klimt was also inspired by Nähr’s photographic motifs, as illustrated by the conformities in the photographer’s pictures and Klimt’s painting Beech Forest I created in 1902. The legends surrounding Moriz Nähr are based on the one hand on his close ties with Gustav Klimt and the Vienna Secession and on the other hand on his connections with the family of Ludwig Wittgenstein and the imperial Habsburg family, especially with the heir to the throne Archduke Franz Ferdinand, who appointed him court photographer in 1908. Owing to his work as a freelance photographer as well as to his various commissions, he has left behind a multi-faceted oeuvre comprising not only landscape-, architecture-, and portrait photography but also street photography (Scenes from the Naschmarkt, 1918) as well as photographs documenting exhibitions (Vienna Secession).
Daguerreotypes: Five Decades of Collecting
June 15, 2018 – June 2, 2019
The 2018 installation of the Daguerreian Gallery celebrates the National Portrait Gallery’s golden anniversary by highlighting fifty years of daguerreotype collecting by the museum. Included will be portraits of such iconic figures as activist and reformer Dorothea Dix, entrepreneur and showman P. T. Barnum with Tom Thumb, Seneca Chief Governor Blacksnake, U.S. Navy Commodore Matthew C. Perry, and artist Alfred Waud.
This exhibition is curated by Portrait Gallery Senior Curator of Photographs, Ann Shumard.
Life in Motion: Egon Schiele / Francesca Woodman
Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront
L3 4BB Liverpool
May 24–September 23, 2018
Egon Schiele, Standing male figure (self-portrait) 1914. Photograph © National Gallery in Prague 2017
10 years on from our acclaimed exhibition of Gustav Klimt, Tate Liverpool showcases the works of his radical protégé, Egon Schiele, alongside the sublime photography of Francesca Woodman.
Both artists are known for their intimate and unapologetic portraits, which look beneath the surface to capture their subjects’ emotions. Schiele’s (1890–1918) drawings are strikingly raw and direct. He had a distinctive style using quick marks