3 arty exhibitions you should catch in King’s Cross

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Don’t miss the degree show at Central St Martin’s, William Tucker at Pangolin and Christy Burdock


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Pangolin bags Tucker

This month, for the first time ever, iconic work by William Tucker RA (born 1935), will be exhibited at the airily pleasant York Way gallery. Highlights include three recreated pieces destroyed in the 1960s, and a recently discovered work believed to have been lost for decades. This exhibition reveals the themes that run throughout his six decades of sculpture, prints and drawings. Want a bite afterwards? Try Ekachai, which has opened nearby. Free, Until 2nd June, Pangolin, York Way N1, more here.

Central St Martin’s finals show

May means the end of term for the students of Central Saint Martin’s, when final year graduates present their work in the degree shows. It’s free to see, and you never know, you might even discover the future stars of art, design and fashion amongst the wealth of fine art, photography, art and science, moving image, and philosophy. 23rd-27th May, Granary Square N1C, more here.

Shadow II: William Tucker. Photo: Pangolin

Christy Burdock does everyday

The House of Illustration’s latest major exhibition features this recent graduate of the Royal College of Art, who describes her drawings as reflecting “the narrative of the everyday”. She observes individuals and the relationships between them, and then layers her observations with metaphor and imagination.The show features her hand-drawn accounts of House of Illustration visitors, artists and staff, in large-scale works recording her six months’ residence. Until 8th July, open daily 10-6pm, Granary Square N1C, more here.

Main image: House of Illustration

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