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Giacometti Retrospective Opens at the Tate Modern

Giacometti Retrospective Opens at the Tate Modern An exhibition of works by Albert Giacometti opens today Wednesday, 10 May at the Tate Modern. Considered one of the great sculptors of the 20th century this is the first large scale retrospective … Continue reading

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Hockney at Tate Britain

Mr and Mrs Clark (Celia Birtwell and Ossie Clark) and Percy 1970/1 A major exhibition of two hundred and thirteen works spanning nearly 60 years of David Hockney opens at the Tate Britain on Thursday, February 9. This is a … Continue reading

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David Hockney at the Royal Academy

Whether you like him or not David Hockney is considered one of the most influential British artists of the twentieth century. An exhibition of 82 portraits and one still life (fruit) is currently on show in the Sackler Wing of … Continue reading

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Bloomsbury Group Exhibition in Bath

The exhibition A Room of Their Own: Lost Bloomsbury Interiors, a collection of items from the Bloomsbury Group, is on at the Victoria Art Gallery in Bath until September 4. The exhibition celebrates Roger Fry, Vanessa Bell (sister of Virginia … Continue reading

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Painting with Light opens at London’s Tate Britain

  Painting with Light: Art and Photography from the Pre-Raphaelites to the Modern Age opens at the Linbury Galleries, Tate Britain. The invention of photography in 1839 contributed to a period of change for the visual arts in Britain. The development … Continue reading

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Russia and the Arts: The Age of Tolstoy and Tchaikovsky at London’s National Portrait Gallery

The most important exhibition of Russian portraits to take place at a British museum has opened at London’s National Portrait Gallery as part of an unprecedented cultural exchange with Moscow’s State Tretyakov Gallery which will simultaneously display a selection of … Continue reading

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Botticelli Reimagined

    Venus by Sandro Botticelli A major exhibition of Botticelli Reimagined opens at the V&A on March 5. The exhibition explores the way artists and designers from the pre-Raphaelites to the present day have used Botticelli’s artistry, and responded … Continue reading

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Giacometti exhibition opens October 15

Giacometti: Pure Presence opens at the National Portrait Gallery tomorrow 15th October. Giacometti, one of the most significant artists of the twentieth century, is known primarily for his stick like sculpture but he was a portrait painter too. Nine rooms … Continue reading

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New Concept Restaurant LARTE in Milan

During a recent visit to Milan, we ate at a new concept Italian restaurant LARTE which is near to the renowned opera house, La Scala. It is open all day so people can drop in for a coffee or an … Continue reading

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Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends

John Singer Sargent exhibition opens at London’s National Portrait Gallery tomorrow Thursday, February 12 and runs until May 25, 2015. Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends explores the artist as a painter at the forefront of contemporary movements in the … Continue reading

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