##British art today comes to the Bancaja Foundation of Valencia with the ‘London Calling’ exhibition.
The exhibition, which will open to the public on June 17, offers a tour of the recent work of twenty British artists who have the city of London as the central axis of their career.
Bancaja Foundation will present on Thursday June 17 the exhibition London Calling. British art today. From David Hockney to Idris Khan, an exhibition that brings together the recent work of twenty British artists from different generations for whom the city of London has played a very important role in their artistic career. The fifty or so works that will make up the exhibition have already arrived at the headquarters of the Bancaja Foundation, where the process of unpacking and assembling the exhibition has begun.
The exhibition, curated by Maya Binkin and Javier Molins, makes an x-ray of the most contemporary creation of a group of creators born between the 30s and 70s and formed by David Hockney, Michael Craig-Martin, Phyllida Barlow, Sean Scully, Richard Deacon, Tony Cragg, Antony Gormley, Anish Kapoor, Cornelia Parker, Julian Opie, Grayson Perry, Yinka Shonibare, Jake and Dinos Chapman, Rachel Whiteread, Damien Hirst, Mat Collishaw, Rachel Howard, Jason Martin, Annie Morris and Idris Khan.
The tour of the room reveals the current London art scene through a selection of works from the artists themselves and from international galleries and collections such as Gagosian Gallery, Hauser and Wirth, Goodman Gallery, Victoria Miró Gallery, Frith Street Gallery, Cristea Roberts Gallery, Science LTD, Modern Forms, Gallerie Lelong, Gallerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Colección Hortensia Herrero, and John J. Studzinski, in addition to works from the Bancaja Foundation’s collection.
The exhibition can be visited at the headquarters of the Bancaja Foundation in Valencia from June 17 to October 17.
Report by 24/7 Valencia team
June 17 -October 17 (2021)
23 Plaza Tetuán
Tel: 96 0 64 58 40
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday: 10 am to 2 pm and 4 pm to 8 pm // Monday: 10 am to 2 pm // Holidays: 10 am to 2 pm and 4 pm to 8 pm.
Free access for all publics: Sundays, from 4pm to 8pm.
Entrance fee: General: 3 euros / Reduced: 1 euro (pensioners, unemployed, people with functional diversity, students from 13 to 26 years old) // Free (children under 12 years old). Ticket sales at the box office (Plaza Tetuán, 23). Each ticket allows access to all the exhibitions in force at the time at the Bancaja Foundation.
Guided tour: Friday and Saturday, except holidays. 18 h. Price: 2 euros (free for children under 12). Duration: 45 min. Prior booking essential at firstname.lastname@example.org. They can be taken on the day of the visit itself, ten minutes before the start.