If you love fashion, there's a 5 ft. 3 sized hole in your heart. Azzedine Alaïa, one of the last great couturiers, was involved in curating an exhibition before his untimely death last autumn and it is now open at London's Design Museum. The standout show unites life & career highlights with personally picked iconic garments from the early 80s to the last collection in 2017. Until October 7 2018.
Curated by British artist Yinka Shonibare MBE, the London expo ‘Talisman in the Age of Difference’ seeks to explore ideas of magic and subversive beauty in work created by artists of African origin & those who are inspired by the spirit of African representation. Featured artists are Abe Odedina, Kehinde Wiley, Jake & Dinos Chapman and many more. Until July 21.
Seeing Ariel Pink perform live is a rite of passage of sorts. For the European tour supporting Pink's 2017 album 'Dedicated to Bobby Jameson', inspired by a forgotten pop singer, you'll be treated to the lo-fi cult artist's latest atmospheric imaginations. Supported by Flying Horseman and Julia Holter, the show is an ideal offbeat end-of-summer treat at a great outdoor venue. On August 30 2018.