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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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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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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