A collection of the coolest cultural goings-on this week, as curated by Coggles.
Francis Bacon at the Guggenheim
An important new retrospective of Francis Bacon’s oeuvre and the artists who influenced his work opens today (30th September) at Bilbao’s Guggenheim museum. Comprising a selection of 50 of Bacon’s most famous works plus pieces by artists including Picasso, Velázquez and Goya, the exhibition runs until 8th January 2017. Explore the exhibition via Guggenheim Bilbao.
Image © Francisco de Goya, Tauromachy (Tauromaquia) series (detail), 1816, Aquatint, etching, burin, and dry point, 40 etchings, 31.5 x 47.7 cm (paper), Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao
SWAB Barcelona International Art Fair
Now in its ninth edition, Barcelona’s SWAB International Arts Fair opened yesterday at the city’s Italian Pavilion at Fira de Barcelona. Running until Sunday, the fair will showcase over 75 galleries of art from Europe’s best upcoming artistic talent. Find out more via SWAB’s official website.
Image property of SWAB Barcelona
22, A Million
Bon Iver’s third studio was released today to widespread international critical acclaim. Despite the enigma of Justin Vernon and his attempts at moving out of the public eye, this album is his most accomplished album yet and a must-listen for this weekend.
Pharrell Brings Back the OG Tee
To commemorate his latest collaboration with adidas Originals, Pharrell Williams’ fashion label Billionaire Boys Club has decided to bring back its original logo T-shirts to complement the six colourways of the new HU NMD sneakers.
Image property of Billionaire Boys Club
No Man’s Land at the NMWA
Opening today, Washington’s National Museum of Women in the Arts is hosting a new exhibition celebrating the female artist around the world. Featuring a diverse collective of 35 women, the exhibition explores the physical process of making and a dialogue between inter-generational female artists. Find out more via the NMWA.
Image property of the NMWA Washington
Words by Liam Roberts. Image property of SWAB Barcelona