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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd KP Brehmer, Nicolas Ceccaldi, Gaylen Gerber, Suzy Lake, Ludmila Seefried-Matějková: Nuclear War: What’s in it for you?

Vilma Gold    hackney
6 Minerva Street
London E2 9EH, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7729 9888
July 5th - September 20th - closing today
added 3 months ago

The exhibition Nuclear War: What’s in it for you? is organised as a mis-en-scenes reflective of the differing political and aesthetic positions taken in the seventies and eighties and leading up to the fall of the Berlin wall. Work by KP Brehmer and Ludmila Seefried-Matejkova who were active in West Berlin during that time period are presented along side Suzy Lake’s Boundaries series from...   [more]

Opening: July 4th   6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd The Great War: Personal Responses

Warrington Museum and Art Gallery    other (outside main areas)
Museum Street , Cultural Quarter
Warrington WA1 1JB
01925 442399
June 28th - September 20th - closing today
added 4 months ago

Seen through the filter of collective recollection, documentary accounts and family histories, this exhibition represents the personal responses of leading Cheshire artists to World War One.   [more]

Opening: June 28th   10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Look Closer II

Warrington Museum and Art Gallery    other (outside main areas)
Museum Street , Cultural Quarter
Warrington WA1 1JB
01925 442399
July 26th - September 20th - closing today
added 4 months ago

What’s the point of art? This exhibition aims to help you understand what art is, why it’s important and how it works. Rather than focusing on the movements, history and terminology of art, the show explores subject matter and composition, as well as the artist’s possible motives for creating the piece.   [more]

Opening: July 26th   10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd John Lewis: How We Live Today

Design Museum    london bridge, southbank
28 Shad Thames
London SE1 2YD, United Kingdom
+44 087 0833 9955
September 8th - September 21st - closing tomorrow
added about 1 month ago

The Design Museum marks the 150 year anniversary of the opening of the first John Lewis store on Oxford Street in London with a pop-up exhibition exploring the design stories behind some of the most popular products in British high street history. Read more HERE #DESIGNTODAY   [more]

Opening: September 8th   10:00 AM - 5:45 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Ben Nicholson, Christopher wood, Alfred Wallis, William Staite Murray, Winifred Nicholson: Art and Life

Dulwich Picture Gallery    city, barbican
Gallery Road
London SE21 7AD, United Kingdom
020 8693 5254
June 4th - September 21st - closing tomorrow
added 4 months ago

Ben and Winifred Nicholson were at the forefront of the Modernist movement in Britain. Curated by their grandson, Jovan Nicholson, this exhibition provides a rare opportunity to see work produced in the prolific artistic period of their ten year marriage, alongside works by contemporaries Christopher Wood, Alfred Wallis and William Staite Murray.   [more]

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd House of Muses

Museum of London    city, barbican
150 London Wall
London EC2Y 5HN , United Kingdom
020 7001 9844
June 6th - September 21st - closing tomorrow
added about 1 month ago

House of Muses is a temporary, striking installation outside the Museum of London launching as part of the London Festival of Architecture. The structure, designed by London-Zurich-based collective GRUPPE invites visitors to think about what a museum could and should be. GRUPPE were selected from an architectural competition run by the museum and The Architecture Foundation, which received over 70...   [more]

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Building the Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance Painting

National Gallery    westminster
Trafalgar Square
London WC2N 5DN, United Kingdom
+44 020 7747 2865
April 30th - September 21st - closing tomorrow
added 4 months ago

Discover how architecture forms the basis of many Italian Renaissance paintings. This spring, the National Gallery presents the first exhibition in Britain to explore the role of architecture in Italian Renaissance painting of the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. 'Building the Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance Painting' aims to increase visitors' appreciation and understanding of some...   [more]

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Take One Picture: Discover, Imagine, Explore

National Gallery    westminster
Trafalgar Square
London WC2N 5DN, United Kingdom
+44 020 7747 2865
May 21st - September 21st - closing tomorrow
added 3 months ago

Take One Picture is the National Gallery’s flagship project for primary schools. The works in this display demonstrate the innovative ways in which schools have responded to 'Bathers at Asnières' by Georges Seurat. This year's display features a wide range of responses to Seurat's work in a range of media. Exhibits include large textile banners, poetry, clay figures, wicker character...   [more]

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd BP Portrait Award 2014

National Portrait Gallery    westminster
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE, United Kingdom
+44 020 7321 6620
June 26th - September 21st - closing tomorrow
added 4 months ago

The BP Portrait Award showcases fifty-five of the most outstanding and innovative new portraits from around the world. From informal and personal studies of friends and family to revealing images of famous faces, the exhibition features a variety of styles and approaches to the contemporary painted portrait. The works on display, selected from a record-breaking 2,377 entries, include the winner of the...   [more]

Opening: June 26th   10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Eelyn Lee: Creative Connections Year 2: Ealing

National Portrait Gallery    westminster
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE, United Kingdom
+44 020 7321 6620
June 19th - September 21st - closing tomorrow
added 3 months ago

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 spotlight for year two has been the London Borough of Ealing. Together artist film maker Eelyn Lee and young people from the Gallery’s partner school, Brentside High, have created An Ealing Trilogy; a video installatio...   [more]

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Thomas Gainsborough, John Russell, Daniel Gardner, Ozias Humphrey: BP Spotlight: The Craze for Pastel

Tate Britain    london bridge, southbank
London SW1P 4RG, United Kingdom
44 20 78878000
April 7th - September 21st - closing tomorrow
added 6 months ago

Celebrating the recent acquisition of Ozias Humphrey’s pastel portrait Baron Nagell’s Running Footman c.1795, this display will explore the emergence of pastel in the 18th century and its phenomenal, if relatively short-lived, success as a fashionable alternative to oil paint. Tracing its evolution from natural chalk – long used for figure and landscape sketches – into a full...   [more]

Opening: April 7th   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Noel Gibson: Empty Streets: Noel Gibson's East London (1967-75)

The Nunnery    tower hamlets
181-183 Bow Road
London E3 2SJ , United Kingdom
020 8980 7774
August 1st - September 21st - closing tomorrow
added 2 months ago

Noel Gibson, 1928 – 2005 This exhibition continues the Nunnery Gallery’s Year of the Painting in 2014, where different perspectives on East London painting have been examined we now look closer at one of the East End’s most prolific and locally celebrated chatacters Noel Gibson. Born in Glasgow in 1928, Gibson was a classic Londoner with an upbringing outside London and a socia...   [more]

Opening: July 31st   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Shakespeare: Greatest Living Playwright

Victoria and Albert Museum    kensington
Cromwell Road, South Kensington
London SW7 2RL, United Kingdom
44 020 79422000
February 8th - September 21st - closing tomorrow
added about 1 month ago

Celebrating the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, this immersive installation will examine the enduring influence and popularity of the world’s most famous playwright. Drawing together objects from the V&A collection and interviews with key contemporary practitioners, Shakespeare: Greatest Living Playwright examines how Shakespeare’s plays have travelled across centuries...   [more]

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Nordic Design

Phillips de Pury & Company    city, barbican
7 Howick Place
London, London SW1P 1BB, United Kingdom
020 7901 2900
September 16th - September 24th - closing in 4 days
added 3 months ago

Opening: September 24th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Breaking Through: New projects from the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design

Royal College of Art - Battersea, Dyson Building    chelsea, belgravia
1 Hester Road
London SW11 4AN, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7590 4423
September 15th - September 25th - closing in 5 days
added 2 months ago

This exhibition at the RCA's Battersea campus explores how current research by the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design at the RCA is translating into new products, services and systems – and breaking through to achieve impact in the market, public discourse and policymaking. Breaking Through demonstrates how emerging ideas can shape alternative futures in areas as diverse as energy use, office life...   [more]

Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Contemporary Realism

Albemarle Gallery    mayfair
49 Albemarle Street
London W1S 4JR, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7499 1616
September 5th - September 27th - closing in 7 days
added 12 days ago

Contemporary Realism 05 Sep - 27 Sep 2014 Collective exhibition of new works by figurative artists:Ralf ArztIan CumberlandMaxwell DoigNeil DouglasIain FaulknerStuart Luke GathererHarry HollandPhilip MunozKelvin OkaforChristopher Thompson   [more]

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