Spain and the Hispanic World at The Royal Academy until 10 April 2023!
This dazzling exhibition of Spanish and Hispanic art and culture from the ancient world to the early 20th century includes sculptures, paintings, silk textiles, ceramics, lustreware, silverwork, precious jewellery, maps, drawings, illuminated manuscripts and lacquerware from Latin America. All the Spanish masters are represented, including, El Greco, Zurbarán, Velázquez and Goya. The exhibition features the […]
Giorgio Morandi at the Estorick Collection, London until 28 May 2023!
Giorgio Morandi Still Life, 1928 (detail) An exhibition which brings together 50 paintings, water colours, drawings and etchings of Giorgio Morandi, 1890–1964, widely recognised as one of the most significant figures of 20th century Italian art – renowned for his “masterful treatment of light, exquisite tonal subtleties and exploration of the boundary between abstract and […]
Young Artists’ Summer Show at The Royal Academy 2023 – submissions now open!
Free, open submission exhibition for students aged 4 + Artworks are judged by a panel of artists and arts professionals Selected artworks displayed online and on-site at the Royal Academy of Arts Registration and submission now open until 29 March 2023 Submission guidelines here! Submit online as […]
Alice : Curiouser and Curiouser V&A
Alice in Wonderland was published in 1865 by Charles Dodgson under the pen name Lewis Caroll, a story of a young girl who falls down a rabbit hole into a fantasy world of strange creatures and topsy-turvy adventures – Alice has been translated into 170 languages, sold millions of copies, inspired films, art, pop and […]
“Gauguin Portraits” at The National Gallery until 26 January 2020
Paul Gauguin, ‘Christ in the Garden of Olives’, 1889 Paul Gauguin (1848 – 1903) Father of Modern Art, with hyper-real colours, exaggerated body proportions, strong contrasts and mystical symbols. A banker turned artist, he abandoned his middle-class life and family and sailed to Tahiti seeking primitive beauty. He dreamed of pursuing art in paradise. French born, […]
Edvard Munch – “Love and Angst” at the British Museum: 11 April – 21 July 2019
Edvard Munch, The Sick Child 1, 1896 (detail) Edvard Munch (1863 – 1944) is Norway’s most famous artist and father of Expressionism, his iconic Scream is a symbol of modern day anxiety and rivals Mona Lisa in “recognisability” even having its own emoji. Born in Kristiania (modern day Oslo), Munch – pronounced “Munc” – rejected his […]