Pelham Picks

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

Georgia O'Keeffe opening reception

 
Georgia O’Keeffe new exhibition at the Tate Modern presents paintings of magnified flowers, animal skulls, and New Mexico desert landscapes. Bringing together some of her most important works, including Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1 1932, the most expensive painting by a female artist ever sold at auction.
With no works by O’Keeffe in UK public collections this exhibition is a rare chance to see the beauty and skill of her remarkable paintings outside the US. 
 
Opening Reception: Tuesday 5th June 7pm - 9pm

 

Carlo Carrà: Metaphysical Spaces, Curated by Ester Coen 

Italian avant-garde artist Carlo Carrà, renowned for his role in Futurism and Metaphysical paintings new show opens at Blain Southern this week. At the centre of the exhibition are Carrà’s paintings, many from collections and rarely shown publicly. Additionally a number of rarely seen works on paper are presented with archive documentation and photography from the Carlo Carrà family archive. 

 

Private View: Thursday 7th June 6pm - 8pm

 

The Pineapple Show curated by Zina Saro-Wiwa

 
A group exhibition curated by Zina Saro-Wiwa and presented by Boys’ Quarters Project Space opens at Tiwani Contemporary this weekend. The Pineapple Show aims to add to the western European canon of visual representations of and literature on the fruit, which has often privileged an imperialist vision of the pineapple as a symbol of power, wealth and exoticism.

 

Private View: Saturday 9th June 2pm - 5pm