The Oscar Wilde Temple McDermott & McGough




Twenty years in the making, The Oscar Wilde Temple is a wholly immersive work of art and secular space honouring one of the earliest forebears of gay liberation whilst commemorating contemporary LGBTQ+ martyrs and those lost to the AIDS crisis.

This will be the first–ever institutional exhibition of McDermott & McGough’s work in the UK and will provide audiences with an important opportunity to experience the artists’ groundbreaking work first–hand.
For this major new commission, the most ambitious in Studio Voltaire’s history, the entirety of the gallery, a Victorian former chapel, will be dramatically transformed to create an environment that wholly celebrates the Irish poet and author. Period wallpaper, stained glass windows, hangings and 19th-century chandeliers and furniture adorn the space, evoking the provocative sensuousness of the Aesthetic Movement.

Duration 03 October 2018 - 31 March 2019
Times Wednesday–Sunday 10am to 6pm, or by appointment
Cost Free
Venue Studio Voltaire
Address 1a Nelsons Row, London, SW4 7JR
Contact 020 7622 1294 / info@studiovoltaire.org / www.studiovoltaire.org

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