Month: April 2021

Pre-Raphaelite Sisters 1850 to 1900

https://www.npg.org.uk/whatson/pre-raphaelite-sisters/exhibition/ This exhibition explores the overlooked contribution of twelve women who were part of the movement in different ways, models, artists, makers, partners and poets. They were Joanna Wells, Fanny Cornforth, Marie Spartali Stillman, Evelyn de Morgan, Christina Rossetti, Georgiana Burne-Jones, Effie Millais, Elizabeth Siddal, Maria Zambaco, Jane Morris, Annie Miller, Fanny Eaton. Pre-Raphaelite Sisters show …

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Gauguin Portraits

https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/exhibitions/past/the-credit-suisse-exhibition-gauguin-portraits From 1885 to 1903 Paul Gauguin(1848-1903) painted portraits throughout his career from Europe to South Pacific Ocean. Portraits brings together a unique and unforgettable selection of works from public and private collections around the world. There are more than fifty works collected by the French, between paintings, sculptures, drawings and engravings, and most of …

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The Self-portraits of Lucian Freud

https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/exhibition/lucian-freud-self-portraits Lucian Freud (1922-2011) The Self-portraits Executed over almost seven decades on canvas and paper, the exhibition brings together 56 works, from his early, more linear and graphic works to the fleshier painterly style that became the hallmark of his later work.

William Blake

https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/exhibition/william-blake-artist A visionary painter, printmaker and poet, Blake created some of the most iconic images in the history of British art. This exhibition brings over 300 works and rediscovers Blake as a visual artist for the 21st century. You can experience for yourself the impact these works had when they were shown for the first …

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The Belgian night owl artist Léon Spilliaert (1881-1946)

https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/exhibition/leon-spilliaert This is the first monographic exhibition of Spilliaert’s work in the UK and will showcase some 80 works on paper – from images of his home town and the coast, to later works capturing the tranquillity of the forest outside Brussels. It will bring together works from public and private collections across Belgium, France …

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Meet Vincent Van Gogh technologicall

www.meetvincent.com Thanks to the technological era it was never easier to get into the life of an artist who died 130 years ago.The interactive and multi-sensory experience follows in the footsteps of the world’s most iconic artist, bringing together the Van Gogh Museum’s world-leading research and unique collection of the artist’s personal letters, to recreate …

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Picasso and Paper

https://www.royalacademy.org.uk/exhibition/picasso-and-paper BY Susana Valcarcel If you do not know that one of the most important artists of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) invented a universe of art involving paper, do not miss this ground-breaking exhibition focuses on the myriad ways in which the artist worked both on and with paper, and offers new insights into …

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British Barroque: Power and Illusion.

https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/exhibition/british-baroque BY Susana Valcarcel This exhibition covers the reigns of the last Stuart monarchs, from the restoration of Charles II in 1660 to the death of Queen Anne in 1714. It was an age when art was used to support and advertise the authority of the monarchy. The later Stuart period was an age of hierarchy. …

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Dora Maar 1907-1997 Surrealist photographer who freaked out Picasso’s brushes.

https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/exhibition/dora-maar BY Susana Valcarcel Maar belonged to a generation of women photographers eager to seize the professional opportunities created by the interwar boom in advertising and the illustrates press.She took assignments in fashion and advertising, travelled to document social conditions and made wildly inventive images that came to occupy an important place in surrealism. Maar’s approach …

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British Surrealism: 1783-1952 The Mind Free

https://www.dulwichpicturegallery.org.uk/whats-on/exhibitions/2020/february/british-surrealism/ BY LEO BABAUTA Transgressive and bizarre art movement of the twentieth century, Surrealism, it broke conventions, it demolished boundaries. Categories and chronologies were abandoned, the mind was set free. The end was only the beginning. Existence was elsewhere.This point of view so groundbreaking had a huge impact on a wide range of British artist. This …

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