Through 27 January 2018
L3 Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y 8DS
Had a little too much of your loved ones this holiday season? Head to the Barbican and discover some of the power couples of modern art.
Explore modern art and modern love; the Barbican’s major exhibition reveals how relationships can become a playground for creativity.
Featuring the biggest names in Modern Art, Modern Couples explores creative relationships, across painting, sculpture, photography, design and literature. Meet the artist couples that forged new ways of making art and of living and loving. The exhibition illuminates these creative and personal relationships, from the obsessional and fleeting to the life-long.
Including Dora Maar & Pablo Picasso; Salvador Dalí & Federico García Lorca; Camille Claudel & Auguste Rodin; Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera; Emilie Flöge & Gustav Klimt – plus many more.