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Mushrooms: the Art, Design and Future of Fungi

Friday 31 January 2020Monday 06 April 2020

Art exploring the world of mushroom and fungi including American artist Cy Twombly’s collage portfolio paralleling natural world and human history, watercolours from renowned author Beatrix Potter, composer John Cage’s limited edition Mushroom Book of recipes, observations and illustrations, and inspiring works from emerging contemporary artists. Plus, explore ground-breaking experiments in design, textiles and architecture that utilise mushrooms in exciting new ways - from upcycled agro-waste to sustainable shoes made with mycelium. Contributing artists include Takashi Murakami, Haroon Mirza, Hannah Collins, Adham Faramawy, Annie Ratti, Simon Popper, Jae Rhim Lee, Graham Little, Seana Gavin, Perks and Mini, and Mae-ling Lokko.

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Beatrix Potter | Cy Twombly | drawing | Haroon Mirza | painting | Takashi Murakami | textiles


Somerset House
(Terrace Rooms South Wing)
London WC2R 2LS

phone 020 7845 4600
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