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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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Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision at National Portrait Gallery, London
This major exhibition explores the life and achievements of Virginia Woolf, one of the most important and celebrated writers of the twentieth century. It features painted portraits, photographs, drawings and rare archival material.
Barbara Rae: Prints at Pallant House Gallery
Scottish artist Barbara Rae is the subject of Pallant House Gallery’s latest exhibition in their De’Longhi Print Room. An academician painter and printmaker, this show celebrates Rae’s long and fruitful practice of printmaking.
Malevich: Revolutionary of Russian Art at Tate Modern
Tate Modern presents the first Malevich retrospective for almost twenty-five years. Kazimir Malevich was a radical, mysterious and hugely influential figure in Modern Art, who lived and worked through one of the most turbulent periods in twentieth century history.
Body & Void: Echoes of Moore in Contemporary Art at Henry Moore Institute
This major exhibition at The Henry Moore Foundation in Perry Green, Hertfordshire, brings together for the first time works by some of the most recognised contemporary artists alongside those of Henry Moore.
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 Gallery Collection at Hayward Gallery
The Hayward art gallery opened in 1968 and is one of the largest temporary art exhibition spaces in Britain. The gallery is housed in a 'brutalist' designed building typical of the architecture of the sixties and is named after Sir Isaac Hayward, a former leader of London County Council.
The Foundations Collection at Fundacio Antoni Tapies
Another in the Barcelona series of single-artist collections is devoted to the life and work of Antoni Tapies (1923-). It is housed in Casa Montaner i Simon, architect Domenech i Montaner's first important building, look for the enormous aluminium tubing structure on the roof, using a theme popular with Tapies of a cloud and a chair, which was added to advertise his occupation of the building.
The Permanent Collection at Arken Museum of Modern Art
On 26 January 2008 the new ARKEN is opened it's doors. The premiere exhibitions offer new light on the Skagen painters, a solo show with the bright young thing Andreas Golder and not least: A new hanging of ARKEN’s Collection, now for the first time exhibited permanently and including a unique Damien Hirst room.
Permanent Collection at Brighton Museum and Art Gallery
Since its grand reopening in May 2002 after a £10 million renovation and refit, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery has come of age. Its dynamic new galleries house some of the most important and eclectic collections outside of national institutions, presented with the creative flair and offbeat charm that characterises the city.
The Foundations Collection at Fundació Joan Miró
Since its opening in 1975, The Miró Foundation in Barcelona has held the largest collection of works by the Surrealist artist Joan Miró in the world.