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This constantly updated section features reviews of the latest art exhibitions at many of the world’s most popular public galleries. Soon you’ll want to pack your bags and head off in search of the world’s finest art.
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Grayson Perry: Who Are You? at National Portrait Gallery
Turner Prize-winning artist and national treasure Grayson Perry has turned his attention to portraiture and the theme of British identity for his new exhibition ‘Who Are You?’ which is being held at the National Portrait Gallery. The show features a new body of work by the brilliantly talented artist including ceramics, sculpture, a self-portrait and a tapestry. The work has an accompanying Channel 4 series also called Who Are You, which gives insight into the subjects of their art and Perry’s artistic process.
Rubens and His Legacy at The Royal Academy
Rubens and His Legacy brings together masterpieces produced during his lifetime, as well as major works by great artists who were influenced by him in the generations that followed.
Marlene Dumas: The Image as Burden at Tate Modern
Marlene Dumas is one of the most prominent painters of her generation. Tate Modern’s large-scale survey is the most significant exhibition of her work ever to be held in Europe, charting her career from the early 1970s to the present.
Magnificent Obsessions at Barbican
Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector is the first major exhibition in the UK to present the fascinating personal collections of post-war and contemporary artists, including Arman, Peter Blake, Hanne Darboven, Edmund de Waal, Damien Hirst, Howard Hodgkin, Dr Lakra, Sol LeWitt, Martin Parr, Jim Shaw, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Andy Warhol, Pae White and Martin Wong/Danh Vo.
Turner Contemporary gallery at Turner Contemporary
Margate’s new Turner Contemporary gallery is one of the largest and most important spaces for art outside London. The building was designed by internationally acclaimed architect, David Chipperfield, winner of 2007 RIBA Stirling Prize and RIBA Royal Gold Medal for Architecture,
The Museums Collection at MoMA The Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art reopened in its new home in midtown Manhattan on November 20, 2004, unveiling the reinstallation of its preeminent collection of modern and contemporary art in an elegant building designed to provide the ideal environment for the viewing of art. The reopening commemorates the Museum’s 75th anniversary and heralds the completion of the most extensive rebuilding and renovation project in MoMA’s history.
The Museums Collection at Museum of Fine Arts Houston
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston was the first art museum in Texas and began as the Public School Art League, founded March 24, 1900. In the subsequent years the MFAH has become a multifaceted institution including The Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden, Rienzi, the Beck Building, and the Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens.
Modern Art Collection at Pompidou Centre
After two successive hangings (Big Bang and the Movements of Images), the Pompidou Centre is once again re-hanging its modern art collection (1905-1950s) on level 5. Coinciding with the 30th anniversary (in 2007) of the Pompidou Centre, this re- hang will highlight the extensive monographic collections that make it so unique.
Gallery Collection at Art Gallery of New South Wales
During the 1870's an Academy of Art was set up in Sydney which was to become the Art Gallery of New South Wales in the next decade. The collection it contained was made up of contemporary Australian art as well as some British art such as Ford Maddox Brown's work 'Chaucer at the Court of Edward III'. In 1906 Holman Hunt's 'Light of the World' was displayed for a month attracting over 300,000 visitors.
Hermitage Rooms at Somerset House
The history of this building is rich with events and people dating from the middle of the sixteenth century when the site was first developed for the 1st Duke of Somerset. After he was executed the house became a royal palace, fell into disrepair at the beginning of the eighteenth century and work started to rebuild it beginning in 1776, taking 33 years to complete.