CIRCA is a digital art platform, showcasing art on London’s iconic Piccadilly Circus screen, Piccadilly Lights, for 2.5 minutes every evening to present new ideas that consider our world.
Witness an extraordinary showcase of contemporary art that celebrates the richness of Black life. Be sure to book your tickets to the highly-anticipated exhibition curated by Ekow Eshun, former Director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts.
Open Daily: 10:30 - 18:00 Friday & Saturday 10:30 - 21:00
Tel: +44(0)20 7306 0055
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Exhibitions are free for members – join now
L-R: Kampala Suburb by Michael Armitage (2014). Oil on Lubugo bark cloth © Michael Armitage. Photo © White Cube (Prudence Cuming Associates Ltd); Untitled (Painter) by Kerry James Marshall, 2009, Acrylic on PVC, Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, gift of Katherine S. Schamberg by exchange, 2009.15. Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago
But it's not just about admiring the beauty of these pieces. The exhibition also delves into the story of representation - exploring the use of figures in Western art history and examining their absence in certain contexts. Through these works, we explore the social, psychological and cultural contexts in which they were produced.
This is an unmissable opportunity to witness a groundbreaking exhibition that challenges preconceived notions and highlights the power of art in telling stories.
Book your tickets now!
*The National Portrait Gallery is temporarily closed and will re-open on 22nd June 2023.