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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Caroline Achaintre, Gordon Baldwin, Ken Eastman, Edith Garcia, Nicholas Lees, Martin Smith, James Tower: James Tower and Contemporary Ceramics

Gimpel Fils Gallery    mayfair
30 Davies Street
London W1K 4NB, United Kingdom
+ 44 (0) 20 74932488
April 26th, 2012 - June 9th, 2012 - closing today
added about 4 years ago

Uniting art, design, sculpture and craft, James Tower holds a unique position in the history of British ceramics. As an artist who consistently challenged the perceived limits of his medium, throughout his career Tower explored the sculptural and painterly potential of ceramic forms. His vessels, plates and sculptures are exhibited here alongside recent works by six contemporary artists in order to...   [more]

Opening: April 26th, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Robert Adams: Late Bronzes

Gimpel Fils Gallery    mayfair
30 Davies Street
London W1K 4NB, United Kingdom
+ 44 (0) 20 74932488
April 26th, 2012 - June 9th, 2012 - closing today
added about 4 years ago

Robert Adams (1917-1984) rose to prominence in the 1960's. He lived in London before moving to Saint Ives until his final years, when he lived in an isolated cottage near Great Maplestead in Essex.  During his lifetime he received numerous international commissions, including a large relief for the new Gelsenkirchen theatre in Germany in 1959, where he worked alongside Yves Klein, another recipient of a...   [more]

Opening: April 26th, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Rachel Lichtenstein: Sight Unseen

Tintype    islington
107 Essex Road
London N1 2SL, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7354 4360
May 29th, 2012 - June 9th, 2012 - closing today
added almost 4 years ago

We are delighted to present Rachel Lichtenstein’s Sight Unseen. The show coincides with the launch of her new book Diamond Street: the Hidden World of Hatton Garden (Hamish Hamilton). Working behind closed doors, both above and below the streets around Hatton Garden, are cutters, polishers, engravers, gem dealers, silversmiths, gold beaters, pearl merchants, assayers and lapidaries. Their skills,...   [more]

Opening: May 29th, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Group Show: Remote Control

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)    westminster
The Mall
London SW1Y 5AH, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7930 0493
April 3rd, 2012 - June 10th, 2012 - closing today
added about 4 years ago

‘Remote Control’ surveys the enormous impact that television has had upon contemporary culture through a range of artistic engagement with the medium and offers a look at how the next generation are responding to digital convergence. The exhibition includes many important works that reveal the power and influence of television broadcasting on politics and society. ‘Remote Control’ coincides with the di...   [more]

Opening: April 3rd, 2012   12:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Suki Chan: Sleep Walk, Sleep Talk

Museum of London    city, barbican
150 London Wall
London EC2Y 5HN , United Kingdom
020 7001 9844
June 1st, 2012 - June 10th, 2012 - closing today
added almost 4 years ago

This is part of the London Festival of Photography. To complement the Museum of London’s Dickens and London exhibition, artist Suki Chan has installed a series of evocative, emblematic lightbox stills from her video installation Sleep Walk, Sleep Talk in the Museum of London entrance hall. Curated by the Museum of London, the installation follows in the footsteps of Dickens’ essay Night Walks in...   [more]

Opening: June 1st, 2012   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Johan Zoffany: Johan Zoffany RA: Society Observed

Royal Academy of Arts    other (outside main areas)
Burlington House, Piccadilly
London W1J0BD, United Kingdom
March 10th, 2012 - June 10th, 2012 - closing today
added about 4 years ago

This exhibition constitutes a radical re-evaluation of the extraordinary life and career of this brilliant and enigmatic artist. Born near Frankfurt in 1733, Zoffany moved to London in 1760. Adapting to the indigenous art culture and patterns of patronage, he created virtuoso portraits and subject pictures that proved to be highly desirable to a wide range of patrons. His work provides an invalu...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Beatrix Potter: Beatrix Potter Country: A Legacy in Lakeland and Beyond

Victoria and Albert Museum    kensington
Cromwell Road, South Kensington
London SW7 2RL, United Kingdom
44 020 79422000
December 13th, 2011 - June 10th, 2012 - closing today
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My brother and I were born in London because my father was a lawyer there. But our descent, our interests and our joy was in the North Country'. This display explores the profound connections that Beatrix Potter’s artwork sustains with the Lake District and the part her lasting legacy has played in the preservation of this region and other parts of Britain’s heritage.   [more]

Opening: December 13th, 2011   10:00 AM - 5:45 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Margaret Carpenter, John Bratby, Wood & Harrison: Government Art Collection: Selected by Downing Street Staff: 12 from No10

Whitechapel Gallery    whitechapel
77-82 Whitechapel High Street
London E1 7QX, United Kingdom
44 020 75227888
March 9th, 2012 - June 10th, 2012 - closing today
added about 4 years ago

Glimpse behind the scenes of 10 Downing Street as staff choose their favourite works from the Government Art Collection. For thousands of years works of art have been used in politics and diplomacy to present an image of the state. Today the art on view in the official residence of the British Prime Minister tells a powerful story about British culture to its many UK and international visitors. B...   [more]

Opening: March 9th, 2012   11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Writers in Residence

Whitechapel Gallery    whitechapel
77-82 Whitechapel High Street
London E1 7QX, United Kingdom
44 020 75227888
March 9th, 2012 - June 10th, 2012 - closing today
added almost 4 years ago

Each year the Whitechapel Gallery invites a writer to curate a programme of events, considering writing as art and writing as a lens through which to experience art - unfolding as a platform for experimentation and discussion. From 9 March–15 April, current Writers in Residence information as material present Do or DIY: a collection of artefacts and anecdotes recounting how celebrated authors includin...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jan Wijnants, Jacob van Ruisdael, Jan Steen, Adriaen van Ostade, Nicolaes Berchem, Aelbert Cuyp, Willem van de Velde, Gabriel Metsu: The Comte de Vaudreuil: Courtier and Collector

National Gallery    westminster
Trafalgar Square
London WC2N 5DN, United Kingdom
+44 020 7747 2865
March 7th, 2012 - June 12th, 2012 - closing today
added almost 4 years ago

The Comte de Vaudreuil (1740–1817) was one of the leading courtiers and collectors of paintings in Paris during the 1780s. This display features Dutch and Flemish Old Master paintings in the National Gallery’s collection that were once owned by Vaudreuil or were in Parisian collections at that time.Vaudreuil’s collection provides an example of the decoration of wealthy homes in pre-Revol...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Alex Katz, Bridget Riley, Fiona Rae, Cecily Brown, Antoni Tàpies, Jonathan Lasker, Sean Scully: Outside In

Timothy Taylor    mayfair
15 Carlos Place
London W1K 2EX, United Kingdom
0207 409 3344
May 17th, 2012 - June 13th, 2012 - closing today
added almost 4 years ago

Outside In explores how artists reinvent traditional genres including landscape, still life and interiors, and the relationship between these in their current and recent practice – reinvesting these traditional categories with new dynamism and interpretations. The exhibition takes its title from a work by Sean Scully, Outside In (Yellow), 2009, in which a ‘window’ within the painting is filled with an och...   [more]

Opening: May 16th, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Caroline Jane Harris: PLAN.OPEN. Call for Submissions Hidden/Exposed

arebyte gallery    other (outside main areas)
4 White Post Lane, Queens Yard
London E9 5EN, United Kingdom
May 5th, 2012 - June 15th, 2012 - closing today
added almost 4 years ago

PLAN.OPEN. Hidden/Exposed   PLAN.OPEN is an innovative series of group exhibitions at the new Arbeit Gallery near London’s infamous Old Street. International and UK based emerging artists working in 2D and 3D are invited to submit work on a nominated topic, juried and curated by Arbeit representatives. The exhibitions are open to everyone with a low submission fee of £10 (£5 concession) to create e...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Group Show: Six of One, Half a Dozen of the Other

Olyvia Fine Art    westminster
17 Ryder Street
London SW1Y 6PY, United Kingdom
+44(0) 20 7925 2986
May 17th, 2012 - June 15th, 2012 - closing today
added almost 4 years ago

*A Chinese contemporary group show at its best   [more]

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