Event    From 3/3/1982 

foundation of the Barbican Arts Centre

Categories: Art

1971 - Construction work begins with an estimate of 6 years to completion.
1982 - Barbican opened by The Queen.

Londonist have found a map that shows the Barbican overlaid on top of the old street map of the area. They've also found a 1965 pop video filmed at the Barbican construction site.

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foundation of the Barbican Arts Centre

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Royal Silver Wedding at Barbican

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Desmond Rochfort

Desmond Rochfort

Mural artist active in late 1970s - 1983.  Worked with Binnington on two murals at Royal Oak.

Person, Art

1 memorial
Mychael Barratt

Mychael Barratt

Painter and printmaker.  Born Canada c.1960.  Based in London since 1984.  Personal website.

Person, Art, Canada

1 memorial
Arthur Hughes

Arthur Hughes

Born at (probably) 7 Dover Street, Westminster. Painter, who although not making any appearance in the Pre-Raphaelites’ journal, was certainly part of their social circle. He befriended the fanta...

Person, Art

1 memorial
Victor Weisz

Victor Weisz

Born Berlin. As a left-wing Jew he decided to leave Germany as Hitler rose to power. Signed himself "Vicky". Click on external site for more information and to see some of his work. Committed s...

Person, Art, Germany

1 memorial
Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Born Spain. Didn't like travelling, lived most of his live in France and died at home near Cannes. 1944 joined the Communist Party in France, lending his name and reputation to the cause. The Commu...

Person, Art, Seriously Famous, France, Spain

1 memorial