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Reggae Rebels: Exhibition
14 September 2010 – 8 January 2011

This exciting exhibition explores the roots of reggae, its journey from Africa to Jamaica and its influence on identity, fashion and music styles. The main feature is a wealth of images of cutting edge reggae musicians from Jamaica, America and London taken from 1970 to 2004 by the influential photographer Dennis Morris.

 Hackney Museum
 Ground Floor,
 Technology and Learning Centre,
 1 Reading Lane
 E8 1GQ

Addmission Free
reggae rebels

The Paris Albums 1900: W.E.B. Du Bois
17 September 2010 – 27 November 2010

This exhibition presents a collection of 200 portraits compiled by W.E.B. Du Bois, the leading black intellectual and civil rights activist, and Thomas J. Calloway, a lawyer and educator for their photographic album untitled Types of American Negroes, Georgia, USA.

Du Bois’ intention was to produce a comprehensive, alternative view of the black subject. At such, it provides insight into the conditions of black culture at the end of the 19th century, only 35 years after the abolition of slavery.

 Rivington Place
 Rivington Place,

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The Paris Albums 1900: W.E.B. Du Bois

30 September 2010 – 16 January 2011

Be prepared for stunning impressionism, brilliant symbolism, inventive sculpture and pioneering ceramics'
- The Sunday Times

Book your tickets now for the must-see exhibition of 2010.

Gauguin is one of the world's most famous and best-loved artists from the early 20th century. For the first time in the UK in over 50 years, Tate Modern presents an exhibition dedicated to this master French Post-Impressionist, featuring paintings and drawings from around the world. His sumptuous, colourful images of women in Tahiti and beautiful landscape images of Brittany in France are some of the most popular images in Modern art.

Gauguin was the ultimate global traveller, sailing the South Seas, and living in Peru, Martinique, and Paris among other places. This exhibition explores the role of the myths around the man - Gauguin as storyteller, painting himself as a Christ-like figure or even a demon in his own paintings, religious and mythical symbols in his work, and the manipulation of his own artistic identity. It features many of his iconic paintings, including those showing daily village life from the artist's colony of Pont-Aven in Brittany, nude bathers and haystacks in the Breton landscape, and decorative works such as the carved wooden door panels around Gauguin's hut in the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia. More...

 SE1 9TG
 Tel: 020 7887 8888


Miles Davis London Exhibition
7 December – 12 December 2010

A showcase of the last remaining 100 original drawings and oil paintings by Miles Davis, considered by many to be the world’s greatest jazz musicians.

Many of his paintings reflect his well documented fascination with and love of women, together with evocations of African tribal art. This work, since his death, has been largely under wraps with scant exposure for this unique collection.

A rare opportunity to acquire a piece of jazz history.

 Gallery 27
 28 Cork Street,
 W1S 3NG
Telephone: 020 7287 8408

Addmission Free
Miles Davis

Evolution / Revolution - Ben Jones
13 January – 24 February 2011

Ben Jones' large paintings, lively dynamic drawings, mixed-media works implore viewers to seek and attain higher consciousness, awareness, and idealism.

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