Art Tour

BSL Tour of Modern Couples Art, Intimacy and the Avant-garde

20 Nov 2018

Regular hours

11:00 – 19:00

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Barbican Centre

London, United Kingdom


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  • Moorgate / Barbican
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A tour of exhibition in British Sign Language, suitable for Deaf and hard of hearing visitors.


Led by John Wilson, this tour will highlight key artworks on display in the exhibition using BSL. The tour will be interpreted for non BSL users by Anna Kitson.

Explore modern art and modern love; Modern Couples reveals how relationships can become a playground for creativity.

Featuring the biggest names in Modern Art, Modern Couples explores creative relationships, across painting, sculpture, photography, design and literature. Meet the artist couples that forged new ways of making art and of living and loving. The exhibition illuminates these creative and personal relationships, from the obsessional and fleeting to the life-long.

Including Dora Maar & Pablo Picasso; Salvador Dalí & Frederico García Lorca; Camille Claudel & Auguste Rodin; Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera; Emile Flöge & Gustav Klimt – plus many more.

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