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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Mark Wallinger: Mark Wallinger in conversation with Sally O’Reilly

Tate Britain    london bridge, southbank
Millbank
London SW1P 4RG, United Kingdom
44 20 78878000
http://www.tate.org.uk
June 2nd 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Hear Wallinger discuss his wide ranging practice with writer Sally O’Reilly, author of Modern Artists series: Mark Wallinger. As a painter, sculptor and video artist Mark Wallinger has created some of the most subtly intelligent and irreverent work from the UK in the last twenty-five years. His early work questioned the values and class system of British society through photorealist paintings of r...   [more]

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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Dolly Thompsett: The Secret of Life and Other Stories

Art First Contemporary Art    fitzrovia, bloomsbury
21 Eastcastle Street
London, W1 8DD , United Kingdom
+44 020 7734 0386
http://www.artfirst.co.uk
June 10th - August 14th
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Art First Projects is delighted to present extraordinary new work by Dolly Thompsett, whose multi-layered narrative paintings invoke the magic-realism of recent literature as well as the exoticism of the eighteenth century. She writes: "In The Secret Life of Mrs Andrews my starting point was Gainsborough’s early work Mr and Mrs Andrews. At the time I chose to work with this theme I was invol...   [more]

Opening: June 10th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, Roger Hilton, John Wells, Bryan Wynte: St Ives Connections

Art First Contemporary Art    fitzrovia, bloomsbury
21 Eastcastle Street
London, W1 8DD , United Kingdom
+44 020 7734 0386
http://www.artfirst.co.uk
June 10th - August 14th
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Art First is delighted to present paintings by four artists who shared the pioneering environment which followed World War II in St Ives and its surroundings, all born variously in Scotland and Greater London within the decade that included the reign of Edward VII and the outbreak of the Great War; their careers occupied the centre of the 20th century. The exhibition comprises a presentation of key...   [more]

Opening: June 10th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Tracey Emin, Francis Bacon: BP Spotlight: Tracey Emin and Francis Bacon

Tate Britain    london bridge, southbank
Millbank
London SW1P 4RG, United Kingdom
44 20 78878000
http://www.tate.org.uk
March 31st - May 7th, 2016
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Tracey Emin’s installation My Bed 1998 returns to Tate Britain after it first came to public attention when shown in the 1999 Turner Prize exhibition. It is displayed here alongside six of the artist’s recent figure drawings, as well as two oil paintings by Francis Bacon selected by Emin. Her installation, as Bacon’s paintings do, retains a strong sense of the lived presence and memo...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b The EY Exhibition: The World Goes Pop

Tate Modern    london bridge, southbank
Bankside
London SE1 9TG, United Kingdom
+44 020 7887 8888
http://www.tate.org.uk/modern/
September 17th - January 24th, 2016
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Whaaam! Pop! Kapow! This is pop art, but not as you know it. Tate Modern is ready to tell a global story of pop art, breaking new ground along the way, and revealing a different side to the artistic and cultural phenomenon. From Latin America to Asia, and from Europe to the Middle East, this explosive exhibition connects the dots between art produced around the world during the 1960s and 1970s, showing h...   [more]

Opening: September 17th   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Arman, Peter Blake, Edmund de Waal, Damien Hirst, Howard Hodgkin, Andy Warhol: Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts    other (outside main areas)
University of East Anglia
Norwich NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom
+44 1603 593199
http://scva.ac.uk/
September 12th - January 31st, 2016
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This exhibition, organised by the Barbican, will feature the personal collections of major artists including Arman, Peter Blake, Edmund de Waal, Damien Hirst, Howard Hodgkin and Andy Warhol. It will examine the personal obsessions of artists and how their collections relate to their work.   [more]

Opening: September 12th   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Chantal Joffe, Ishbel Myerscough: Friendship Portraits

National Portrait Gallery    westminster
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE, United Kingdom
+44 020 7321 6620
http://www.npg.org.uk
June 11th - September 28th
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Friendship Portraits, a display of paintings and drawings by Chantal Joffe and Ishbel Myerscough, captures their very particular artistic collaboration. Self-portraits, portraits of each other and portraits of their children explore their lives and shared history from their student days to the present. Supported by the William Brake Charitable Trust   [more]

Opening: June 11th   10:00 AM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Creative Connections Year 3: Camden

National Portrait Gallery    westminster
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE, United Kingdom
+44 020 7321 6620
http://www.npg.org.uk
July 1st - October 10th
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Creative Connections is a four-year project connecting young people with contemporary artists to create a series of new artworks inspired by the Gallery’s Collection. The spotlights for the third year of the project are the London borough of Camden and the portraits and biographies of people who have local connections. The project partner is Haverstock school and the artist is photographer Kate...   [more]

Opening: July 1st   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Ketaki Sheth: On Belonging: Photographs of Indians of African Descent

National Portrait Gallery    westminster
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE, United Kingdom
+44 020 7321 6620
http://www.npg.org.uk
April 13th - August 31st
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One of India’s leading contemporary photographers, Ketaki Sheth has a long-standing interest in questions of identity and representation. In her most recent project, shown here, she features the Sidi, a people of African descent living in India. With origins in historic trade routes, they have called India home since the seventeenth century, adopting many of the conventions of dress, food, and...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Aubrey Beardsley: Aubrey Beardsley: Artist and Aesthete

National Portrait Gallery    westminster
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE, United Kingdom
+44 020 7321 6620
http://www.npg.org.uk
July 14th - March 1st, 2016
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A focus on the illustrator and writer, Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898). In a short life of intense and fevered activity, Beardsley produced many original and highly-finished black-and-white drawings for process block reproduction. His designs were frequently grotesque, morbid and erotic and include illustrations of Alexander Pope's Rape of the Lock (1895) and Oscar Wilde's Salome (1894). He was als...   [more]

Opening: July 14th   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Curators' Choice: Photographs from the Terence Pepper Gift

National Portrait Gallery    westminster
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE, United Kingdom
+44 020 7321 6620
http://www.npg.org.uk
May 12th - January 24th, 2016
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The works in these two component displays are drawn from around 2500 photographs from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries generously donated by Terence Pepper, Senior Special Adviser on Photographs. Curators’ Choice is a tribute to his skills of detection and identification, and his eye for an overlooked or mis-identified sitter or photographer, as well as his interest in charting cultural li...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Cornelius Johnson: Charles I’s Forgotten Painter

National Portrait Gallery    westminster
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE, United Kingdom
+44 020 7321 6620
http://www.npg.org.uk
April 15th - September 13th
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Cornelius Johnson (1593–1661) is the forgotten man of seventeenth-century art, even though his paintings – all of them portraits – are found in many British museums, galleries and country houses. He was prolific and successful but, as a painter at Charles I’s court, had the bad luck first to be overshadowed by the superstar Anthony van Dyck, and then to have his British ca...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b George Perfect Harding: The Tudors Reimagined: George Perfect Harding

National Portrait Gallery    westminster
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE, United Kingdom
+44 020 7321 6620
http://www.npg.org.uk
March 14th - January 17th, 2016
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The growing interest in the history of Britain led to the popularity of antiquarianism in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and to a demand for portraits of historical figures in a variety of media. This display explores that fashion through the work of the miniature painter and copyist George Perfect Harding. The eldest son of another miniature painter, Silvester Harding (1745—1809),...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Madame Yevonde, Peter Keen, Mayotte Magnus: Spotlight

National Portrait Gallery    westminster
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE, United Kingdom
+44 020 7321 6620
http://www.npg.org.uk
May 11th - June 30th
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I, the sculptor, am the landscape. I am the form and I am the hollow, the thrust and the contour. Barbara Hepworth. A Pictorial Autobiography (1970) Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975) was born in Wakefield, Yorkshire. She trained in sculpture at Leeds School of Art and at the Royal College of Art where Henry Moore was a fellow student. In 1924 Hepworth won a travel scholarship to Italy, there sh...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Richard Avedon, Cecil Beaton, Terry O’Neill, Norman Parkinson, Irving Penn: Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon

National Portrait Gallery    westminster
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE, United Kingdom
+44 020 7321 6620
http://www.npg.org.uk
July 2nd - October 18th
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This fascinating photographic exhibition will illustrate the life of actress and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn (1929-1993). From her early years as a chorus girl in London’s West End through to her philanthropic work in later life, Portraits of an Icon will celebrate one of the world’s most photographed and recognisable stars. A selection of more than seventy images will define Hepburn&...   [more]

Opening: July 2nd   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Scentscapes: Smelling belle époque paintings

National Gallery    westminster
Trafalgar Square
London WC2N 5DN, United Kingdom
+44 020 7747 2865
http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk
July 17th 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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If Degas’s 'After the Bath, Woman drying herself' was a perfume, what would it be? In this multisensory tour we experience French Impressionist and Symbolist paintings through our sense of smell. Can the subject matter, colour, composition, and brushwork of a painting be mirrored in a modern or historic fragrance? And how can scents help us to explore themes such as beauty, sexuality, and me...   [more]

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