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Picasso Portraits! National Portrait Gallery

Portrait of Olga Picasso & Woman in a Hat (Olga)

Pablo Picasso, one of the most famous 20th century artists was fascinated throughout his life with the human figure, and also with the way children paint “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up”. The new exhibition looks at Picasso’s portraits from his teenage years, through […]

The Rise of Modernism in France from Degas to Picasso – at the Ashmolean, Oxford: 10 February to 7 May 2017

Roger de La Fresnaye (1885 -1925), Composition with Drum and Trumpet  c. 1918 From the romantics of the late 18th century/early 1800’s through to the great French Impressionists and then on to the early experiments in Cubism, most famously, by Picasso and Braque, the exhibition charts the rise of Modernism in France over the 19th century.  The exhibition […]

Revolution: Russian Art 1917—1932 at the Royal Academy: 11 February – 17 April 2017

Andrey Golubev, Red spinner, 1930.  Cotton Print, direct printing chintz. 17.5 x 27 cm. The Burilin Ivanovo Museum of Local History Photo © Provided with assistance from the State Museum and Exhibition Center ROSIZO. Spanning the 15 years between the start of the Russian Revolution (1917) and Stalin’s clampdown (1932) on the flourishing new ‘art of […]

Art, Politics and Brexit – Grayson Perry unleashed!

To coincide with the first anniversary of the EU Referendum,  Grayson Perry’s exhibition ‘The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever’, will be held at the Serpentine Gallery in June 2017. Centre piece will be 2 enormous pots decorated with ideas, images, phrases and photographs contributed by the public, each celebrating the diametrically opposed views of pro-Brexit and […]