Pelham Picks

An exclusive look at the most illustrious private views for the week ahead

Massimo Vitali at Ronchini Gallery

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Italian artist and photographer Massimo Vitali, renowned most recently for his panoramas, where he stands meters above ground using large-format film cameras to capture a broad expanse. The preview of the artist’s show Ronchini Gallery will occur on Thursday 19th May from 6pm - 8pm. 
Preview: Thursday 19th May 6pm - 8pm
Open to the public: Friday 20th May - Saturday 18th June

 

Photo London

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Photo London was created to give London an international photography event befitting the city’s status as a global cultural capital. Founded in 2015, it has already established itself as a world-class photography fair and as a catalyst for London’s dynamic photography community. 
On May 20th, Massimo Vitali will be in conversation with Tobia Bezzola at Photo London. 
Photo London runs from May 19th - 22nd.

 

Jeff Koons: Now at Newport Street Gallery

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Jeff Koons is widely considered to be one of the most significant artists to have emerged in the postwar era. Since the late 1970s, his diverse work has explored themes pertaining to taste, consumerism, mass culture, beauty, acceptance, and the role of the artist.
‘Now’ is the first major UK exhibition to be devoted to the artist since ‘Jeff Koons: Popeye Series’, at the Serpentine Gallery in 2009. Spanning thirty-five years of the artist’s extraordinary career, ‘Now’ features over thirty paintings, works on paper and sculptures dating from 1979 to 2014. Drawn from Hirst’s collection, a number of these works have never before been shown in the UK.
Preview: Tuesday 17th May 6pm - 8pm
Open to the public: Wednesday 18th May  - Sunday 16th October