Located in a converted Victorian furniture factory between Hoxton and Islington, Victoria Miro exhibits a collection of contemporary artworks by artists such as Grayson Perry, Peter Doig and Chris Ofili.
The gallery's aim is to promote innovative artists and nurture new talent. Don't miss the unique garden overlooking the Regent's Canal, used by installation artists such as Yayoi Kusama.
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Victoria Miro Gallery
16 Wharf RoadIslingtonLondonN1 7RW
- +44 20 7336 8109
I visited this gallery to have a look at the Yayoi Kusama exhibition which is running until the 30th July. I arrived shortly before 10am (opening time) to be greeted with a long queue outside. Thankfully the line moved pretty quickly and I was soon inside. The staff did say that the exhibition is extremely popular on Saturdays so it is probably advisable to get there as close to opening time...more
The Yayoi Kusama exhibition is taking place at present and the venue is perfect for it...albeit a little hot on a warm day.
The queues are pretty long on a weekend as it's only open on Saturday but worth the wait. Everything is super visual and pretty. Really nice experiences.more
Victoria Miro is quite renowned in the art world for the artists she represents and also for the prescience of her own vision. Having expanded into a glorious new space on Wharf Road (occupying an upper floor above Parasol Unit next door as well), the impact of her work is felt heavily in the London art scene, and an opening here is definitely worth attending, if only to know that you are...more
Architectural glamour was the essence of yesterday evenings champagne book launching event. Industrialised spaces are perfect for displaying art. The scale and proportions are enormous to comfort the viewer.
Victoria Miro is a woman who is known for nuturing young artists and her gallery is the perfect place for a pin-up. She works closely with the architectural circle and the likes of Zaha...more
So far, I've only been talking about places that I have an undisputed and passionate bias towards and the Victoria Miro is no exception. On a desolate road on the Hackney-Islington border and perilously close to McDonalds, it's the last place you'd expect to find a paragon of aesthetic brilliance until you walk in. Boasting the likes of Chris Ofili, Grayson Perry and Isaac Julien on its roster...more