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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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Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs at Tate Modern
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs, is the most comprehensive exhibition ever devoted to the artist’s paper cut-outs made between 1943 and 1954. It brings together around 120 works, many seen together for the first time, in a groundbreaking reassessment of Matisse’s colourful and innovative final works.
Matisse from SFMOMA at Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
This joint exhibition brings together the work of Henri Matisse from both the San Francisco of Modern Art and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. The exhibition features 23 paintings, sculptures and works on paper tracing four decades of Matisse’s career.
Making Colour at National Gallery, London
‘Making Colour’, the first exhibition of its kind in the UK, looks at the wide range of materials used to create colours in paintings and other works of art. It features the material problems faced by artists in achieving their painterly aims, the breakthroughs they struggled for, and the difficulties they encountered in works of art that were both beautiful and enduring.
MIX: Summer Group Show at Lawrence Alkin Gallery
Lawrence Alkin Gallery’s latest show ‘Mix’ forms part of their biannual group show programme, which showcases and celebrates the breadth of artists associated with the gallery.
Digital Revolution at Barbican Art Gallery
“The revolution will not be televised” but it may well be digitalised... 'Digital Revolution' at the Barbican is an immersive exhibition of art, design, film, music and videos games.
Expressionism in Germany and France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky at Los Angeles County Museum of Art
‘Expressionism in Germany and France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky’ at LACMA sheds light on the extraordinary response of artists in Germany and France to key developments in Modern Art in the early 20th century. This exhibition presents Expressionism, for the first time, not as a distinctly German style but as an international movement.
Mondrian and Colour at Turner Contemporary
Peggy Angus: Designer, Teacher, Painter at Towner
Towner’s major summer exhibition explores the prolific output and influence of one of the twentieth century’s most overlooked creative practitioners. Peggy Angus was a designer, painter, educator, mentor and social campaigner. This exhibition brings together her industrial and interior design work with her artistic pratice, in the context of Furlongs, Angus’ Sussex home.
Bruce McLean: Sculpture, Painting, Photography, Film at Firstsite
Bruce McLean’s first major retrospective has opened at Firstsite, the contemporary art gallery in Colchester. The Scottish born artist represented Britain at the 1980 Venice Biennale and is regarded as a major force in contemporary British art.
Gilbert & George: SCAPEGOATING PICTURES for London at White Cube
White Cube’s latest exhibition titled ‘Scapegoating Pictures for London’ is by one of the art world’s most famous double acts, Gilbert and George. The show portrays the changing face of the capital, using modern day references such as bombs, burkas and “hippy crack”.