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April 12, 2021 Shanghai, Asia
Fall 2021 Ready-to-wear show
Dior

Fashion & style—Under the creative direction of Maria Grazia Chiuri, Dior presents its pop-inspired Fall 2021 show live from Shanghai Fashion Week.

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Dior presents its Fall 2021 show live from Shanghai Fashion Week, in one of the first physical fashion shows since the start of the pandemic. Shanghai’s Long Museum has been transformed into an immersive pop-inspired disco space, playing host to 1,000 lucky guests. The collection, inspired by the legendary Dior muse Mitzah Bricard and designer Elio Fiorucci, fuses classic Dior silhouettes with 80s glamour, with Fiorucci’s infamous leopard print taking centre stage.

Monday 12 April 2021; 3pm CEST / 1pm BST
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April 17, 2021 Online
In Conversation
John Waters

Entertainment & media—Join John Waters, the filmmaker behind the 1988 film Hairspray and a raft of cult classics, as he sits down for a conversation via Zoom with Viktor Wynd.

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Join John Waters, the filmmaker behind the 1988 film Hairspray and a raft of cult classics, as he sits down for a conversation via Zoom with Viktor Wynd. The interview, brought to us by The Last Tuesday Society’s Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, will delve into the life and work of the legendary director, exploring his eclectic interests and unique artistic sensibilities.

Saturday 17 April 2021; 8pm BST
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London, England
The Unintended Beauty of Disaster
John Akomfrah

Art & design—The Lisson Gallery is soon to play host to a hotly anticipated multimedia exhibition by the artist, filmmaker and writer John Akomfrah.

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The Lisson Gallery is soon to play host to a hotly anticipated multimedia exhibition by the artist, filmmaker and writer John Akomfrah. The exhibition will feature a series of new photo-texts, alongside a three-screen centrepiece video installation. The work will offer a reflection on our collective consciousness, exploring ideas of race, ecological crisis, and the ideology of monuments.

Open Tuesday 13 April – 5 June 2021
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London, England
Toklas Restaurant
Frieze

Food & drink—This summer, Frieze founders Amanda Sharp and Matthew Slotover, are set to launch their first restaurant, Toklas.

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This summer, Frieze founders Amanda Sharp and Matthew Slotover, are set to launch their first restaurant, Toklas. The restaurant, which takes its name from the American avant-garde cookbook writer and partner of Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, will be situated at 180 The Strand, adjacent to Frieze’s London HQ. Toklas will specialise in fresh and unpretentious fare, and will be accompanied by an in-house bakery and deli.

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Painting with Scissors
The London Drawing Group

Art & design—Learn how to create like Henri Matisse with the London Drawing Group.

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Learn how to create like Henri Matisse with the London Drawing Group. By mimicking some of the art world’s most renowned abstracts, this class will show you how to combine experimental painting techniques with simple cut out work, just like Matisse. Whether you’re aged 2 or ninety-two, this online tutorial is an easy-going lockdown pastime.

Saturday 3 April 2021
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You will need: scissors, paper (coloured paper, magazine, newspaper or wrapping paper), an interestingly shaped object

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London, England
Allez La France!
The Burlington Arcade

Art & design—The historical Burlington Arcade has partnered with the Saatchi Yates Gallery for a three month pop-up exhibition.

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With retail due to reopen this April, the historical Burlington Arcade has partnered with the Saatchi Yates Gallery for a three month pop-up exhibition. The first to exhibit, Allez La France!, shares the works of four emerging artists Jin Angdoo, Hams Klemen, Kevin Pinsembert and Mathieu Julien, who explore French painting traditions whilst reflecting on shared experiences as young artists in Paris and Marseilles.

Open to the public Monday 12 April – 15 May 2021
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London, England
Sample a Taste
Native at Browns

Food & drink—Browns introduces its first restaurant in collaboration with ethical dining pioneers, Native.

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Browns introduces its first restaurant in collaboration with ethical dining pioneers, Native. This award-winning and zero-waste menu by Native will be available to dine al fresco this summer at Browns’s secret Courtyard garden in Mayfair. To sample a taste of these highly anticipated dishes ahead of the opening, order from Native At Home – a finish-at-home set menu for two, and remember to save space for Native’s specialty dessert, Marrowmel.

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And Women Created Dior
Dior Untold

Podcast—Episode two of Dior’s podcast series, Dior Untold, transports listeners to Christian Dior’s childhood home in Granville to meet some of the women that influenced Dior’s future aesthetic.

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Episode two of Dior’s podcast series, Dior Untold, transports listeners to Christian Dior’s childhood home in Granville to meet some of the women that influenced Dior’s future aesthetic. It was during Christian Dior’s childhood that his fascination of elegance and femininity grew, with female figures like his mother Madeleine and muse Mitzah playing a formative role in driving his creative vision.

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The World’s First Virtual Museum
VOMA

Art & design—The Virtual Online Museum of Art (VOMA) is a free online art space curated by museum director Lee Cavaliere and artist Stuart Semple.

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The Virtual Online Museum of Art (VOMA) is a free online art space curated by museum director Lee Cavaliere and artist Stuart Semple. Currently showing in Gallery One is Breaking into Colour – a celebration of colour and abstraction in modern and contemporary art, featuring works by Mark Rothko, Yves Klein, Piet Mondrian and more.

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Italy, Europe
#GucciArtWall
Gucci X Artolution

Art & design—Gucci has unveiled a new #GucciArtWall in Milan’s Largo La Foppa. Inspired by the stylings of recent Gucci collaborator and ‘fashion gardener’, Ken Scott.

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To mark World Refugee Day in June 2020, Gucci partnered with Artolution to create a series of Art Walls across Milan, New York, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Now the Florentine fashion house has unveiled a new #GucciArtWall in Milan’s Largo La Foppa. Inspired by the stylings of recent Gucci collaborator and ‘fashion gardener’, Ken Scott, the Art Wall is adorned with oversized botanical patterns and clashing colours. And best of all, it’s free for all to see.

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