Art & Design
Whether you want to be inspired, provoked or simply immersed in beauty, art exists in a myriad of forms on the Peninsula. Pop into the NOW Gallery and explore work by the most exciting names in the design world. Discover installations in public spaces. Attend workshops where your own masterpieces await conception.
JEMIMA BURRILL, CURATOR
How do a bra, a stiletto and a corset get people talking and make the space feel different – we shall see.
Things to see and do
A Pinch In Time — Fleafolly Architects
Millennium Way’s visual extravaganza uses more than 1,200 digitally-printed ceramic tiles.
Assembly Way - Jack Taylor
This vibrant, humorous mural draws on a palette of just eight aerosol paints.
Big Dreamer — Matt Blease
A NOW Gallery commission makes canvases of construction site hoardings.
A Bullet From A Shooting Star - Alex Chinneck
An upside-down electricity pylon is a surrealist spectacle on the South Bank. It's also part of The Line, London's first dedicated modern and contemporary art walk.
Colourblock Cranes - Morag Myerscough
Vibrant oranges and baby pinks create a playful aesthetic for construction on the Peninsula.
Liberty Grip - Gary Hume
An abstract human form, cast in bronze, right on the bank of the river. It's also part of The Line, London's first dedicated modern and contemporary art walk.
The Optic Cloak - Conrad Shawcross
The mechanical sculptor reimagines an industrial flue as a shimmering mirage.
Boldly designed by Marks Barfield, your free local hub of contemporary art.
Quantum Cloud - Antony Gormley
The Angel of the North creator’s tallest piece to date invites pause and reflection. It's also part of The Line, London's first dedicated modern and contemporary art walk.
Slice Of Reality - Richard Wilson
The exposed living quarters of a dissected sand dredger is an arresting sight. It's also part of The Line, London's first dedicated modern and contemporary art walk.
CONRAD SHAWCROSS, ARTIST
One of the paradoxes about [camouflage] is that on one level it’s very arresting, while on another it disappears.