Exhibitions & Events

EXHIBITION: Kurt Jackson ‘Orwell’s Jura, Morag’s Skye’

1 – 24 December

Two series of paintings from two different residencies on Scottish islands. One in George Orwell’s old house, Barnhill by the sea on the Isle of Jura. The location for the writing of 1984 – a remote and isolated house where time has stood still since Orwell’s own time there.

EXHIBITION & BOOK LAUNCH: Dod Miller ‘Birdmen’

14 December – 7 January 2022

On the occasion of the release of the highly anticipated book ‘Birdmen’, Messums London organises an exhibition of unique vintage photographs by Dod Miller and a book signing in our Cork Street gallery.

ONLINE TALK: with NFU’s Minette Batters

Wednesday 15 December, 6:30pm

Join us for a conversation with Minette Batters, President of the National Farmers’ Union of England and Wales, representing 55,000 farming businesses. In 2018 she became the first woman to be president of the organisation, having been vice-president from 2014 to 2018.

EXHIBITION: Resonances | Nii Obodai and Justin Keene

12 January – 11 February 2022

Messums London presents its first contemporary photography show by artists Nii Obodai and Justin Keene. Through a selection of delicately composed and elusive images, this exhibition opens up layers of entry points for the viewer, allowing us to consider within an aesthetic language our relationship with nature and read cultural history through the environment.

ONLINE TALK: ‘Land as a Conscious Being’ with Photographer Nii Obodai

Friday 14 January, 2pm

Land as a conscious being: Nii Obodai presents ‘Big Dreams’ and ‘Paradox of Paradise’.
Messums London presents its first contemporary photography show by artists Nii Obodai and Justin Keene.

ONLINE TALK: ‘Scratching the Surface’ with Photographer Justin Keene

Friday 21 January, 2pm

Messums London presents its first contemporary photography show by artists Nii Obodai and Justin Keene. Through a selection of delicately composed and elusive images, this exhibition encourages us to ponder our relationship with nature and read cultural history through the environment.

EVENT: Yoxman – The Suffolk Colossus

Thursday 18 November

Weighing 8 tonnes, it is one of the largest bronze sculptures to be cast in the UK in recent years. Commissioned by the Estate at Cockfield Hall, Edwards described it as “an attempt to embed Suffolk and the idea of Suffolk in the landscape and create a main focal point for it.”

Messums Photography

Our photography programme features international, renowned and emerging artists and photographers working in various parts of the world encouraging dialogue between contemporary imagery and archives, reflecting on the evolution of photography as a storytelling genre.