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Monday, 29 September 2008

Pick of the Week 29th Sept 2008

This week's recommendations, courtesy of our team of bloggers, include an exhibition at the Tate, a chance to see the future of the London tube, a trip to the Photographer's Gallery, and a chance to check out this year's Turner nominees before the winner is announced.

Joao and Lisa recommend... Francis Bacon at the Tate
Tate describes the exhibition: "Francis Bacon was one of the greatest painters of the twentieth century and this unmissable exhibition will bring together the best and most important paintings from throughout his turbulent life."
11 September 2008 - 4 January 2009.
£12.50 (£11.50)
Free for Tate Members Patrons and individual children under twelve when accompanied by an adult.

Richard recommends... See London's New Air Conditioned Tube Trains!
Euston Square Gardens
(outside the main entrance of Euston mainline station)
Daily until Thursday 2 October 09:00-19:00

Holly recommends... The Photographers Gallery Dryden Goodwin - Cast
26 September - 16 November 2008
Exploring a rich dialogue between drawing and photography, Cast is a major exhibition of newly commissioned work by British artist Dryden Goodwin.

Also at the Photographers Gallery - The Soho Archives 1950 & 1960
26 September - 16 November 2008

Carly recommends... Drift 08
26th September - 19th October 2008
An exhibition on the River Thames.
Go even if its just to see Julien Berthier's, apt sinking ship titled love-love at Canary Wharf

Sam recommends... Turner Prize 2008
30th Sept - 18 January 2009
Winner announced on December 1st
This years artists are: Runa Islam, Mark Leckey, Goshka Macuga and Cathy Wilkes

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