Exhibitions in the artzine on artrepublic.com
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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The Permanent Collection at Compton Verney House
Compton Verney House in Warwickshire, one of this country’s architectural masterpieces, will open on 27 March 2004 after extensive restoration which has seen the previously derelict mansion transformed into a major new art venue. It is the realisation of a life-long aim held by British philanthropist Sir Peter Moores, to share with others the pleasure that the arts give him and to provide this opportunity in a welcoming environment.
The Permanent Collection at Dali Universe
London’s most surreal experience lies in a labyrinth of atmospheric corridors and dreamlike effects in the heart of the thriving South Bank. The Dalí Universe enjoys a unique location for a dramatically unique collection. Over 500 incredible pieces by genius and eccentric Salvador Dalí are on permanent exhibit at County Hall Gallery.
The Permanent Collection at Indianapolis Museum of Art
The Indianapolis Museum of Art has amassed a wealth of art from every part of the world. The collection is richly varied, ranging from Renaissance and Flemish art, through to African and Asian cultural artefacts and late 20th century sculpture.
Gallery Collection at Tate Modern
The Tate Modern permanent collection of modern art is the largest in Britain and is recognised as one of the finest and most important in the world. Housed in a vast ex power station, the building itself is enough to inspire awe, but the collection and exhibition schedule require a breathtaking setting. There are many internationally important artists on display as well as representation for lesser known and new artists.
Gallery Collection at National Portrait Gallery, London
The National Portrait Gallery celebrated its 150th year in 2006, and is the world's leading museum of portraiture. The Gallery was opened in 1856 and holds over 10,000 portraits of all sizes and mediums.
The Museums Collection at Museum of Contemporary Art
The Museum of Contemporary Art Collection has outstanding examples of visual art from 1945 to the present with a strong focus on Surrealism, Minimalism, conceptual photography, and work by Chicago-based artists.
Tate St. Ives at Tate St. Ives
Tate St Ives opened in June 1993 and offers a unique introduction to modern art, where many works can be viewed in the surroundings and atmosphere which inspired them. The Gallery also manages the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, which gives a remarkable insight into the work of this great twentieth-century sculptor.
Permanent Collection at Manchester City Art Gallery
Manchester Art Gallery re-opened in May 2002, following a four year £35 million expansion and refurbishment programme. It attracts around 300,000 visitors per year and is one of the most popular visitor attractions in the region.
Permanent Collection at Hatton Gallery
The Hatton Gallery's permanent collection comprises of over 3,500 works, including painting, sculpture, prints, and drawing. Of paramount importance is the Merzbarn wall by Kurt Schwitters. Constructed in a barn in the Lake District during 1947-48, the Merzbarn was Schwitters' final, and in his own estimation, 'greatest', piece of work.
Permanent Collection at Dulwich Picture Gallery
Dulwich Picture Gallery is England's oldest public art gallery, designed in 1811 by Sir John Soane. The Gallery houses one of the world's most important collections of European old master paintings of the 1600s and 1700s, including works by Poussin, Claude, Rubens, Murillo, Van Dyck, Rembrandt, Watteau and Gainsborough. It puts on critically-acclaimed international loan exhitions each year.