10 - 1pm, Tuesday 17th Mar

Press View

Hogarth: London Voices, London Lives

William Hogarth’s remarkable series of paintings, A Rake’s Progress, famously depicted a morality tale of the city and was bought by Sir John Soane to hang at Pitzhanger in 1802, to inspire and entertain his guests. For the first time in 200 years, it returns as the centrepiece of our next exhibition, reflecting voices and issues in London today.

Through photography, film, sound and performance, contemporary artists will offer a snapshot of the people and places that give life to the city, from the polarising extreme views expressed on social media and the hub of social interaction in the barber shop, to the contesting of outdoor public space.

Artists including Faisal Abdu’Allah, Ruth Ewan, James Fritz, Oliver Payne & Nick Relph, John Riddy, Debbie Tucker Green and the archive from Long Live Southbank will offer a modern reading of the capital and its social challenges.

Ealing Mattock Lane, W5 5EQ