Shilpa Gupta and Noguchi exhibitions, Barbican Centre
The Barbican Centre is offering two exciting exhibitions this autumn. Noguchi opens on 30th September and will celebrate the life and work of Japanese American artist Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988). Described as a true polymath, Noguchi's work spanned sculpture, architecture, dance and design. More than 150 works will go on display, including experimental set designs, playground models, lighting and furniture design.
Shilpa Gupta's exhibition opens on 7th October and will explore censorship, confinement and resistance through an immersive installation and soundscape, which comprises 100 microphones suspended form the ceiling. Each microphone will hang above a page of poetry by a poet incarcerated for their work, writings, or beliefs
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Noguchi: 30 September 2021—9 January 2022. Shilpa Gupta: 7 October 2021— 6 February 2022