Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector




This is the first major exhibition in the UK to present the fascinating personal collections of post-war and contemporary artists. Ranging from mass-produced memorabilia and popular collectibles to one-of-a-kind curiosities, rarefied artefacts, and specimens, these collections provide insight into the inspirations, influences, motives and obsessions of artists.

Featured artists

  • Arman
  • Peter Blake
  • Hanne Darboven
  • Edmund de Waal
  • Damien Hirst
  • Howard Hodgkin
  • Dr Lakra
  • Sol LeWitt
  • Martin Parr
  • Jim Shaw
  • Hiroshi Sugimoto
  • Andy Warhol
  • Pae White
  • Martin Wong/Danh Vo
Duration 12 February 2015 - 25 May 2015
Times Monday - Saturday 9.00am - 11.00pm. Sundays and Public Holidays 12.00pm - 11.00pm
Cost Standard: £12 Concessions: £10 Student rate: £8 13-17 yrs: £8 Young Barbican: £5 Art Fund members: £
Venue Barbican Art Gallery
Address Barbican Centre London EC2Y 8DS, ,
Contact 020 7638 8891 / art@barbican.org.uk / www.barbican.org.uk/

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