Modern Couples – Barbican Art Gallery

Illustration by Estine Coquerelle

Explore modern art and modern love; Modern Couples reveals how relationships can become a playground for creativity.

Featuring the biggest names in Modern Art, Modern Couples explores creative relationships, across painting, sculpture, photography, design and literature. Meet the artist couples that forged new ways of making art and of living and loving. The exhibition illuminates these creative and personal relationships, from the obsessional and fleeting to the life-long. The accompanying events will shine a light on the exhibition in new ways.

Including Dora Maar Pablo PicassoSalvador Dalí Federico García LorcaCamille Claudel Auguste RodinFrida Kahlo & Diego RiveraEmilie Flöge Gustav Klimt – plus many more.

Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-garde

10 Oct 2018–27 Jan 2019

Barbican Art Gallery



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