Seasonal exhibitions

  • 2021/2022 | Agatha Christie

    Perhaps the Isokon’s most renowned resident, Christie lived in the Isokon building between 1941 and 1947.
  • 2020 | Jacques & Jacqueline Groag

    Our special exhibition for 2020 tells the story of two celebrated Isokon residents: Jacques Groag was a pioneer of Viennese modernist architecture, whilst Jacqueline had a profound impact on textile design in Britain.
  • 2019 | George Adams

    The remarkable story of George Adams (1904–83), a Bauhaus-trained graphic designer who resided nearby the Isokon after lifetime of adventures.
  • 2018 | László Moholy-Nagy

    Artist, designer and Isokon resident Moholy-Nagy was a true pioneer in the fields of painting, sculpture, film, photography, graphic, theatrical and exhibition design.
  • 2017 | Walter Gropius

    As the Director of the Bauhaus, Gropius was one of the most esteemed Isokon tenants and lived in the Lawn Road Flats from 1935 to 1937.
  • 2016 | Penguin

    The Isokon building is an exemplar in high quality, affordable, compact, modern design; it was these same values that Allen Lane sought when he founded Penguin Books in 1935.
  • 2015 | Marcel Breuer

    Marcel Breuer (1902–81) was a Bauhaus master, path-breaking furniture designer and a pioneer of post-war modern architecture. Born in Hungary, he ...