Last chance: Alice Neel, Isaac Julien and Milton Avery








Last chance: Alice Neel, Isaac Julien and Milton Avery


Last chance in London

Alice Neel, Uptown

Curated by Hilton Als

Until 29 July 

Victoria Miro

"…this display of some of Neel's most expressive, awkward, empathetic but unflinching work is revelatory and an important voice speaking for diversity at a time when it feels threatened across the US and Europe…" – Jackie Wullschlager, Financial Times
Image: Alice Neel, Alice Childress (detail), 1950. Oil on canvas, 75.9 x 50.8 cm, 75 7/8 x 20 in. © The Estate of Alice Neel. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London and Victoria Miro, London.
 

Isaac Julien 

“I dream a world” Looking for Langston

Until 29 July 

Victoria Miro

“I think that one of the things that linked us was that we were really looking for something that explained how we had come to be…” – Hilton Als. Watch Isaac Julien in conversation with Pulitzer prize-winning Hilton Als discussing the genesis of Looking for Langston.
Image: Isaac Julien, Stars (Looking for Langston Vintage Series) (detail), 1989/2017. Kodak Premier print, Diasec mounted on aluminum, 180 x 260 cm, 70 7/8 x 102 3/8 in.
 

Milton Avery 

Until 29 July 

Victoria Miro Mayfair

"Effulgent in their gorgeous, low-toned palette of greys, mauves, greens and a whole range of pinks that are Avery’s trademark…" – Laura Cumming, The Observer
Image: Milton Avery, Young Couple (Husband and Wife), 1963. Oil on canvas, 127 x 152.4 cm, 50 x 60 in. 
© The Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation.
Courtesy The Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation and Victoria Miro, London.

Ongoing in Venice

A new chapter of Alice Neel, Uptown

Curated by Hilton Als 

Until 16 September 

Victoria Miro Venice

"I Love You Harlem..." Filmed on the occasion of Alice Neel, Uptown, Hilton Als reads an undated poem by Alice Neel. 

Image: Alice Neel, Childbirth, 1939. Oil on canvas, 76.2 x 99.1 cm, 30 x 39 1/8 in© The Estate of Alice Neel.Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London and Victoria Miro, London.