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Victoria Miro Gallery
16 Wharf RoadIslingtonLondonN1 7RW
- +44 20 7336 8109
Victoria Miro is a wonderful gallery. It was an excellent idea to set it up here, in a former industrial unit in Wharf Road. The spaces are large (for an indepenedent gallery) and the two floors often act as a dividing device, enabling artists to produce two-level exhibitions, or for two different shows to be exhibited similtaneously.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
The Victoria Miro gallery is unprepossessing from the outside: it's tucked behind McDonald's just off City Road and you press a bell to be admitted. Inside it isn't that easy to find your way around - the gallery consists of the original building, plus an extension over the neighbouring Parasol Unit Foundation of Contemporary Art. You nip from one to the other via the back terrace.