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Art Under Attack: Histories of British Iconoclasm at Tate Britain
‘Art Under Attack: Histories of British Iconoclasm’ is the first exhibition to explore the history of physical attacks on art in Britain from the 16th century to the present day. It investigates 500 years of assaults on art, including paintings, sculptures and archival material.
Turner Prize 2013 at Ebrington
The Turner Prize is being presented outside England for the first time, in the UK’s first City of Culture, Derry~Londonderry. This exhibition presents the work of the contemporary artists shortlisted for this prestigious visual arts award.
The Avant-gardes of Fin-de-Siècle Paris: Signac, Bonnard, Redon, and their Contemporaries at Peggy Guggenheim Collection
The focus of this Peggy Guggenheim Collection exhibition is the avant-gardes of the late nineteenth century, with particular attention paid to the Neo Impressionists, Nabi and Symbolist movements. The exhibition features approximately 100 paintings, drawings and prints.
Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938 at MoMA The Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art’s latest exhibition explores the evolution of René Magritte’s work from 1926 to 1938, an intensely innovative period in which he developed key strategies and techniques to defamiliarize the familiar—to make, in his words, “everyday objects shriek out loud.”
Frida Kahlo – A Life in Art at Arken Museum of Modern Art
Strong, passionate and independent, Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) is an inspirational role model. This exhibition offers a fascinating look at Kahlo’s oeuvre through a number of her most iconic self-portraits and drawings, as well as extracts from her diary and a collection of her unique dresses and jewellery.
Piet Mondrian - Barnett Newman - Dan Flavin at Kunstmuseum Basel
Francis Bacon Henry Moore: Flesh and Bone at Ashmolean Museum
This major exhibition at The Ashmolean brings together works by Francis Bacon (1909-1992) and Henry Moore (1898-1986). 20 paintings by Bacon are shown alongside 20 sculptures and 20 drawings by Moore. The exhibition, which features works borrowed from public and private collections, explores themes such as the treatment of the human figure and the artists’ responses to the violence of the twentieth century.
Turner in Brighton at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery
This exhibition at the Royal Pavilion centres on the recent acquisition of JMW Turner’s watercolour ‘Brighthelmston, Sussex’ (1824). It’s been more than 150 years since the watercolour depicting Brighton from the sea, last starred in a public exhibition.
Relics: Damien Hirst at Qatar Museums Authority
The Qatar Museums Authority is showing the largest retrospective survey of Damien Hirst’s work ever to be assembled. Spanning 27 years of Hirst’s iconic career, ‘Relics’ is the artist’s first solo show in the Middle East.
Roy Lichtenstein: Pop Remix at National Gallery of Australia
‘Roy Lichtenstein: Pop Remix’ at the National Gallery of Australia traces Roy Lichtenstein’s print projects from the 1950s to the 1990, exploring how the artist appropriated, transformed and remixed numerous art historical sources including Claude Monet’s Impressionism, Max Ernst’s Surrealism and de Kooning’s Abstract Expressionism.