Barbican

Culture

this new exhibition is celebrating the art world’s most iconic couples

‘Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-Garde’ opens today at Barbican and features some of the best duos of the past century. Romantic!
Roisin Lanigan
10.11.18
News

jean michel basquiat’s first uk retrospective is coming next year

'Boom for Real', the first large exhibition of his work in the UK, will open at the Barbican in 2017.
Felix Petty
10.4.16
News

the barbican's upcoming exhibition will explore vulgarity in fashion

Where’s the line between good and bad taste?
Lula Ososki
6.8.16
Music

writing songs for unseen warhol films

As 'Exposed: Songs for Unseen Warhol Films' comes to the Barbican this evening, we speak to electro-punk pioneer Martin Rev about the enduring legacy of the great pop artist’s work.
Matthew Whitehouse
5.16.16
Hip-Hop

​boyz n the hood, young chris rock and b-boys at the barbican

Blue Boy Entertainment curate a season of hip hop films to be shown throughout March.
Stuart Brumfitt
2.4.15
Music

just jam's videos from december's barbican event go live

JME, Skepta, Novelist and General Levy among the acts who were captured on camera at the December event.
i-D Team
1.26.15
Music

yung lean brings it to the barbican

The Swedish sad boy rapper jets to London on his Unknown Memory tour
Fin Murphy
1.20.15
Grime

2014 the year of... grime

As we move toward 2015, i-D looks back at the year past and dissects the things that defined it. Ian McQuaid examines the year that grime came back in a big way.
Ian McQuaid
12.12.14
straight ups

sophie wilkinson & lou lou aherne

In collaboration with Barbican's Rams Place Fashion Market, i-D casts the coolest girls and guys on London's streets while Olivia Rose shoots them, straight up.
i-D Team
11.18.14
straight ups

jay kirton

In collaboration with Barbican's Rams Place Fashion Market, i-D casts the coolest girls and guys on London's streets while Olivia Rose shoots them, straight up.
i-D Team
11.18.14
straight ups

larry b

In collaboration with Barbican's Rams Place Fashion Market, i-D casts the coolest girls and guys on London's streets while Olivia Rose shoots them, straight up.
i-D Team
11.18.14
straight ups

kevin kwende

In collaboration with Barbican's Rams Place Fashion Market, i-D casts the coolest girls and guys on London's streets while Olivia Rose shoots them, straight up.
i-D Team
11.18.14
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