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Anni and Josef Albers in Modern Couples

30th May 2018

Modern Couples, featuring the works of Anni and Josef Albers, opens at the Barbican Centre, London, on the 10 October. The exhibition presents the collaborative practices of 40 artistic couples, exploring the role of art in changing society's approach to marriage, partnerships, family, parenthood and gender.

This is the first major exhibition, touring from the Centre Pompidou-Metz, Lorraine, France, to showcase creative individuals who came to collaborate across photography, sculpture, architecture, poetry, music and dance. Like many of the other artists in the exhibition, the Albers' forged new methods of production and ways of living in their work.

Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-Garde, Barbican, London, 10 October - 27 January 2019