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Museum Shows Archive

 
  Brett Whiteley's Studio,Sydney  
  Cold War Modern:Design 1945-70,V&A publications  
  McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Canada  
  Moctezuma:Aztec Ruler, British Museum, London  
  V&A Museum's Mediaeval and Renaissance galleries, London  
  Leighton House Museum/Victorian Visions, London  
  Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes 1909-29,V&A museum  
  Strawberry Hill re-opens after £9 million restoration, Twickenham,London  
  Eric Parry Architects' new extension at Holburne Museum, Bath  
  Lab Architecture Studio's creation of M-Shed museum, Bristol  
  Watts Gallery reopens in Compton Artist's Village, Surrey  
  2013 shows & Ancient Egypt and Nubia, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford  
  Scottish National Portrait Gallery/Romantic Camera,Edinburgh  
  British Design 1948-2012, V&A museum  
  Picasso Prints: The Vollard Suite, British Museum  
  Hollywood Costume, V&A museum, London  
  Light from the Middle East: New Photography, V&A,London  
  Ice Age Art, British Museum, London  
  David Bowie is, V&A, London  
  Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum, British Museum  
  Genesis-Sebastiao Salgado, Natural History Museum,London  
  Houghton Revisited. Walpole Masterpieces from the Hermitage  
  Mary, Queen of Scots, Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh  
  Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde Art  
  Treasures of the Royal Courts: Tudors, Stuarts and the Russian Tsars, V&A.  
  Pearls, V&A museum, London  
  Club to Catwalk: London Fashion in the 1980s, V&A museum  
  Masterpieces of Chinese Painting: 700-1900, V&A museum  
  Jameel Prize 3, V&A museum, London  
  Francis Bacon Henry Moore Flesh and Bone, Oxford  
  Baselitz and his generation:Germany divided  
  Michael Craig-Martin at Chatsworth  
  William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain, V&A museum, London  
  The Glamour of Italian fashion 1945-2014, V&A, London  
  Ancient Lives, new discoveries, British Museum, London  
  Vikings:l Life and Legend, British Museum, London  
  Horst: Photographer of Style, V&A Museum, London  
  Fame and Friendship: Pope, Roubiliac/Royal Spectacle/Lod Mosaic,Waddesdon  
  Holland's Mauritshuis gallery re-opened in the Hague on 27th June 2014  
  Discovering Tutankhamun, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford  
  Ming: 50 Years that Changed China, British Museum, London  
  Constable: The Making of a Master, V&A Museum, London  
  Philips Wing opened with 20th century photography exhibition,Rijksmuseum  
  BP Portrait Award, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh  
  William Blake: Apprentice and Master, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford  
  The Fabric of India/Bejewelled Treasures:The Al Thani Collection, V&A  
  Les Vrais Tudors, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris  
  Beyond all Price/Riches of the Earth/Candlestick Joana Vasconcelos  
  Defining Beauty:the body in ancient Greek art, British Museum,London  
  Indigenous Australia: enduring civilisation, Briotish Museum, London  
  Sculpture by Laura Ford, Strawberry Hill, London  
  Inventing Impressionism.Paul Durand-Ruel and the modern art market  
  Captain Linnaeus Tripe: Photographer of India and Burma, 1852-1960.  
  Europe 1600-1815 galleries, V&A museum, London  
  Celts: art and identity, British Museum, London  
  Kate Whiteford, The Fleming Collection,St Mary's Hospital, London  
  Andy Warhol Works from the Hall Collection, Ashmolean museum, Oxford  
  Pre-Raphaelites on Paper.Victorian drawings from the Lanigan collection,London  
  Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century, V&A, London.  
  Sicily:Culture and Conquest, British Museum, London  
  Sunken Cities: Egypt's lost worlds, British Museum, London  
  Lockwood Kipling:Arts and Craftsin the Punjab and London,V&A  
  The Discovery of Mondrian-Amsterdam,Paris, London,New York, The Hague  
  Imagine moscow: architecture,propaganda, revolution, the Design Museum,London  
  Constable and Brighton, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, Brighton  
  The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains, V&A museum, London  
  Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave, British Museum, London  
  Prix Pictet Space, Porter Gallery, V&A Museum, London  
  The American Dream: Pop to the present, British Museum, London  
 
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Gallery Shows Archive

 
  Australian Art Collection,Art Gallery of New South Wales,Sydney  
  Miro,Calder,Giacometti,Braque:Aimé Maeght and his artists  
  Cy Twombly:Cycles and Seasons  
  Lucian Freud:Early works,1940-58.  
  Rothko,Tate Modern,London  
  The American Scene-Prints from Hopper to Pollock  
  The Discovery of Spain: Goya to Picasso  
  Sean Scully  
  Anish Kapoor, Royal Academy,London  
  Maharaja: The Splendour of India's Royal Courts,V&A museum, London  
  Futurism  
  Rodchenko and Popova: Defining Constructivism-Tate publishing  
  Wild Thing: Epstein, Gaudier-Brzeska,Gill, Royal Academy publications  
  The Real Van Gogh: The Artist and his Letters,Royal Academy,London  
  Chris Ofili, Tate Britain, London  
  Van Doesburg and the International Avant-Garde,Tate Modern,London  
  Henry Moore, Tate Britain, London  
  Quilts 1700-2010, V&A Museum, London  
  Fra Angelico to Leonardo:Italian Renaissance Drawings,British Museum,London  
  Arshile Gorky: A retrospective.  
  Camille Silvy, Photographer of Modern Life 1834-1910,National PortraitGallery  
  Gauguin:Maker of Myth, Tate Modern, London  
  Another World-Dali, Magritte.Miro and the Surrealists,Dean Gallery,Edinburgh  
  Pioneering Painters: The Glasgow Boys, Royal Academy,London  
  The Indian Portrait 1560-1860/The Singh Twins,National Portrait Gallery  
  Modern British Sculpture, Royal Academy, London  
  Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle, West Australia  
  Chiswick House and Gardens/Camellia Festival, Chiswick, London  
  Afghanistan:Crossroads of the Ancient World, British Museum, London  
  Ida Kar: Bohemian photographer 1908-74/Hoppé Portraits,NPG,London  
  Turner Contemporary designed by David Chipperfield, Margate  
  Tracey Emin:Love is what you Want, Hayward Gallery,London  
  Hepworth Wakefield-world centre for sculpture,Yorkshire  
  Grayson Perry: The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsmen,British Museum  
  Gerhard Richter: Panorama, Tate Modern, London  
  Folkestone Triennial 2011  
  Eyewitness:Hungarian photography in the 20th century,RA,London  
  Elizabeth Blackadder, Edinburgh  
  Tony Cragg.Edinburgh  
  Degas and The Ballet: Picturing Movement, Royal Academy,London  
  Firstsite new arts centre, Colchester, England  
  Barry Flanagan: Early Works 1965-82/Don McCullin,Tate Britain  
  Painting Canada:Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven, Dulwich  
  The Scottish Colourists Series: FCB Cadell, Edinburgh  
  Building the Revolution: Soviet art and architecture 1915-35, RA  
  Leonardo da Vinci, Painter at the Court of Milan, Natonal Gallery  
  David Hockney RA: A Bigger Picture, Royal Academy, London  
  Yayoi Kusama, Tate Modern, London  
  Mondrian//Nicholson: In Parallel, Courtauld Gallery, London  
  Bauhaus: Art as Life, Barbican Art Gallery, London  
  BP Portrait Award, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh  
  The Scottish Colourist Series: S.J.Peploe, Edinburgh  
  Picasso and Modern British Art, Modern One, Edinburgh  
  Joan Miro: The Ladder of Escape, Washington DC  
  Paintings from the Bute Collection,Edinburgh  
  The Photographers' Gallery re-opens, London  
  She lay down deep beneath the Sea, Turner Contemporary  
  Edvard Munch: The Modern Eye, Tate Modern, London  
  Van Gogh to Kandinsky:Symbolist landscape in Europe 1880-1910  
  The Tanks Go Live, Tate Modern, London  
  Another London:City Life 1930-80, Tate Britain  
  Cartier-Bresson: A Question of Colour, Somerset House.  
  Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, NPG, London  
  Lucian Freud Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London  
  William Klein + Daido Moriyama, Tate Modern,London  
  Prix Pictet, Saatchi Gallery, London  
  Jitka Hanzlova/Lucknow to Lahore, SNPG, Edinburgh  
  The Lost Prince: The Life and Death of Henry Stuart, NPG.  
  A Bigger Splash: Painting after Performance, Tate Modern  
  John Bellany: A Passion for Life, SNG, Edinburgh  
  Mariko Mori Rebirth, Royal Academy, London  
  Ellen Gallagher: AxME, Tate Modern, London  
  Geraldo de Barros: What Remains, Photographers' Gallery  
  Manet: Portraying Life, Royal Academy, London  
  Schwitters in Britain, Tate Britain, London  
  Light Show, Hayward Gallery, London  
  Edith Tudor-Hart: In the Shadow of Tyranny, Edinburgh  
  Becoming Picasso, Paris 1901, Courtauld Gallery, London  
  The Bride and the Bachelors: Duchamp with Cage, Cunningham, Rauschenberg and Johns.  
  Robert Rauschenberg: Jammers, Gagosian gallery, London  
  George Catlin: American Indian Portraits, National Portrait Gallery  
  Peter Doig: No Foreign Lands, Edinburgh  
  George Bellows (1882-1925): Modern American Life, RA  
  Rachel Whiteread: Detached, Gagosian, London  
  Saloua Raouda Choucair, Tate Modern, London  
  Deutsche Borse Photography Prize 2013, London  
  South Bank Centre Festival of Neighbourhood, London  
  Gary Hume/Patrick Caulfield, Tate Britain, London  
  Lichtenstein: A retrospective, Centre Pompidou, Paris  
  Vermeer and Music, National Gallery, London  
  Ibrahim El-Salahi: A Visionary Modernist, Tate Modern  
  Mexico: A Revolution in Art, 1910-1940, RA, London  
  Edinburgh Art Festival  
  Leon Kossoff: London Landscapes, Annely Juda Fine Art, London  
  FreshFaced + WildEyed 2013, Photographers' Gallery  
  Supporting Artists: Acme's First Decade 1972-82, London  
  Australia, Royal Academy, London  
  Facing the Modern: The Portrait in Vienna 1900, London  
  Elizabeth 1 and her people, National Portrait gallery, London  
  Jacques Henri Lartigue: Bibi, Photographers' Gallery, London  
  The Show is Over, Gagosian gallery, London  
  Paul Klee: Making Visible, Tate Modern, London  
  The Young Durer: Drawing the Figure, London  
  Allan Ramsay at 300, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh  
  Man Ray Portraits,Pushkin Museum, Moscow  
  Laura Knight Portraits, NPG, London  
  Bill Woodrow RA  
  Dairy Art Centre, Island, Bloomsbury, London  
  Painting Now: Five Contemporary Artists, Tate Britain  
  Glasstress: White Light/White Heat.  
  Wael Shawky/Jake and Dinos Chapman: Come and See  
  Nash, Nevinson, Spencer, Gertler, Carrington, Bomberg: A Crisis of Brilliance 1908-1922  
  From the Forest to the Sea: Emily Carr in British Columbia, Dulwich  
  Hannah Hoch, Whitechapel Gallery, London  
  Delfina Foundation re-opens, London  
  The Sunflowers, National Gallery, London  
  Martin Creed: What's the Point of It?, Hayward Gallery  
  Richard Deacon, Tate Britain, London  
  Richard Hamilton, Tate Modern, also at the ICA, London  
  Georg Baselitz: Farewell Bill, Gagosian Gallery, London  
  Strange Beauty,Masters of the German Renaissance, National Gallery,London  
  The Great War in Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London  
  Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2013, SNPG, Edinburgh  
  Veronese: Magnificence in Renaisssance Venice, National Gallery,London  
  Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2014/John Deakin and the Lure of Soho  
  Giuseppe Penone: Circling, Gagosian Gallery, London  
  Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs, Tate Modern, London  
  Body & Void: Echoes of Moore in Contemporary Art,Henry Moore Foundation  
  An American in London: Whistler and the Thames  
  Hockney Printmaker, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London  
  Margaret Watkins, photographer 1884-1969, Hidden Lane Gallery, Glasgow  
  Kenneth Clark: Looking for Civilisation, Tate Britain, London  
  Mondrian and Colour, Turner Contemporary, Margate  
  Art and Life 1920-31,Dulwich Picture Gallery, London  
  Mondrian and His Studios, Tate Liverpool  
  Love is Enough, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford  
  Anya Gallaccio 14-18 Now/Aldeburgh Festival,Orford Ness & Snape Maltings  
  John Byrne-Sitting Ducks, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh  
  The Human Factor: The Figure in Contemporary Art, Hayward Gallery,London  
  Making Colour, National Gallery, London  
  Dennis Hopper:The Lost Album, Burington Gardens galleries, Royal Academy  
  Generation-25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland,Edinburgh  
  14-18-NOW, all over the UK from 28th June 2014  
  Premiums Interim Projects, Royal Academy Burlington Gdns galleries, London  
  The Scottish Colourist series:J.D.Fergusson,Pallant House Gallery, Chichester  
  Radical Geometry, Sackler galleries, Royal Academy, London  
  Virginia Woolf:Art, Life and Vision,National Portrait Gallery, London  
  Malevich, Tate Modern, London  
  David Hockney-The Arrival of Spring, Annely Juda gallery,London  
  Alibis:Sigmar Polke 1963-2010, Tate Modern, London  
  Anthony Caro The Last Sculptures, Annely Juda Fine Art, London  
  Constructing Worlds-Photography &Architecture in the Modern Age,Barbican  
  Anselm Kiefer, Royal Academy, London  
  Turner Prize 2014, Tate Britain, London  
  Late Turner: Painting Set Free, Tate Britain, London  
  Richard Tuttle. I don't know. The Weave of Textile Language, London  
  Rembrandt: The Late Works, Sainsbury Wing, National Gallery, London  
  Anarchy & Beauty: William Morris and his Legacy 1860-1960, London  
  Edward Steichen: In High Fashion, The Condé Nast Years 1923-37  
  Pop to Popism/Dobell Drawing Biennial/Asian Art Collection, AGNSW.Sydney  
  Allen Jones RA, Royal Academy, London  
  Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, NPG, London  
  American Impressionism  
  The Two Roberts: Robert Colquhoun and Robert MacBryde, Edinburgh  
  Post Pop: East meets West, Saatchi Gallery, Chelsea, London  
  Rubens and his Legacy, Royal Academy, London  
  Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector, Barbican Art Gallery, London  
  Agnes Martin,Tate Modern, London  
  Pangaea 11: New art from Africa and Latin America, Saatchi gallery, London  
  Richard Diebenkorn, Sackler Wing, Royal Academy, London  
  Ravilious- The Watercolours, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London  
  Joseph Cornell:Wanderlust, Royal Academy, London  
  Cornelius Johnson: Charles 1's Forgotten Portrait Painter, National Portrait Gallery  
  Sonia Delaunay, Tate Modern, London  
  Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2015/Chinese Photobook, London  
  Photo London, Somerset House. London  
  Lee Miller and Picasso, Edinburgh  
  Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World, Tate Britain, London  
  Olivia Stanton, Jonathan Clark Fine Art,18 Park Walk London SW10.  
  Cézanne and the Modern,Princeton  
  Artists on the Riviera and in the hills near Bargemon, France  
  History is Now: 7 Artists Take on Britain,Hayward Gallery, London  
  Carsten Holler-Decision, Hayward Gallery, London  
  The Dresden Project- Indelible Marks  
  Frank Auerbach, Tate Britain, London  
  Arthur Melville: Adventures in Colour, Edinburgh  
  BP Portrait Award,Scottish National Portrait Gallery  
  Cy Twombly at new Gagosian gallery on Grosvenor Hill, London  
  Giacometti: Pure Presence, Natonal Portrait Gallery, London  
  William Gear 1915-1997.The Painter that Britain Forgot,Edinburgh  
  Modern Scottish Women: Painters and Sculptors 1885-1965  
  Alexander Calder: Performing Sculptures, Tate Modern  
  UK/RAINE: Emerging artists from the UK and Ukraine, Saatchi Gallery  
  Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends, National Portrait Gallery, London  
  RA Schools' Premiums Interim Projects, Royal Academy, London  
  Wellington: Triumphs, Politics and Passions, National Portrait Gallery, London  
  Saul Leiter: Retrospective, Photographers' Gallery, London  
  Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse, Royal Academy, London  
  Kaleidoscope: The Indivisible Present, Modern Art Oxford  
  Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art, National Gallery, London  
  Joan Eardley: A Sense of Place, Modern Two, Edinburgh  
  Strange and Familiar: Britain as Revealed by International Photographers.  
  Yinka Shonibare MBE: End of Empire, Turner Contemporary Gallery, Margate  
  Mona Hatoum, Tate Modern, London  
  Surreal Encounters: Collecting the Marvellous, Modern One SNGOMA,Edinburgh  
  Inside: Artists and Writers in Reading Prison, Reading  
  Deutsche Borse Photography Foundation Prize, London  
  Alberto Giacometti Yves Klein: In Search of the Absolute, Gagosian gallery  
  PHOTO LONDON 2016, SOMERSET HOUSE, London  
  Winifred Knights, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London  
  Picasso Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London  
  Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, SNPG, Edinburgh  
  RA Schools' Final Year show, RA, London  
  Painters' Paintings: From Freud to Van Dyck, National Gallery, London  
  Art Night with ICA, London  
  Liverpool Biennial  
  Australia's Impressionists, Sunley Room, National Gallery, London  
  Facing the World: Self-portraits from Rembrandt to Ai Weiwei, SNPG, Edinburgh  
  William Eggleston Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London  
  Inspiring Impressionism: Daubigny, Monet and Van Gogh, Edinburgh  
  Edinburgh Art Festival  
  William Gillies and John Maxwell, City Art Centre, Edinburgh  
  Turner: Adventure in Colour/John Akomfrah: Vertigo Sea/Hannah Lees,Margate  
  Zaha Hadid-Early Paintings and Drawings, Serpentine Sackler gallery,London  
  Abstract Expressionism, Royal Academy of Arts, London  
  Abstract Expressionism, Royal Academy of Arts, London  
  Pad London, Berkeley Square.  
  The Radical Eye: Modernist photography from the Sir Ellton John collection  
  Icons of Modern Art:The Schukin Collection,Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris  
  Intrigue: James Ensor by Luc Tuymans, Royal Academy, London  
  The View from here:Landscape photography from the NGS collection,Edinburgh  
  Olivia Stanton-A retrospective, Chichester  
  Vogue 100: A Century of Style, National Portrait Gallery, London  
  Painting with Light: Art and Photographyfrom the Pre-Raphaelites to the Modern Age.  
  BP Portrait Award 2016,Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh  
  In the Age of Giorgione, Sackler Galleries, Royal Academy, London  
  Adriaen van de Velde,Dulwich Picture Gallery, London  
  True to Life: British Realist Painting in the 1920 and 30s,Modern Two, Edinburgh  
  George Shaw: My Back to Nature, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal  
  Michael Andrews: Earth Air and Water,Gagosian gallery, London  
  A World View: John Latham/Speak, Serpentine Galleries, London  
  Vanessa Bell (1879-1961), Dulwich Picture Gallery, London  
  America after the Fall: Painting in the 1930s, Royal Academy, London  
  Roger Mayne/Martin Parr/Deutsche Borse Photography, London  
  Michelangelo & Sebastiano, National Gallery, London  
  The Japanese House- Architecture and Life after 1945, London  
  Howard Hodgkin: Absent Friends, National Portrait Gallery, London  
  Anish Kapoor, Lisson Gallery, London  
  Georgia O'Keeffe, Toronto  
  Chris Ofili: Weaving Magic, National Gallery Sunley Room, London  
  Picasso: Minotaurs and Matadors, Gagosian Gallery, London  
  Earth Sky:Richard Long at Houghton,Houghton Hall,King's Lynn, Norfolk  
  Alberto Giacometti, Tate Modern, London  
  Photo London, Somerset House, London  
  Giovanni da Rimini, National Gallery. London  
  Giovanni da Rimini, National Gallery. London  
  Giovanni da Rimini, National Gallery. London  
  Giovanni da Rimini, National Gallery. London  
  Giovanni da Rimini, National Gallery. London  
  Giovanni da Rimini, National Gallery. London  
  Giovanni da Rimini, National Gallery. London  
  Giovanni da Rimini, National Gallery. London  
  Beyond Caravaggio, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh  
  Sargent: The Watercolours, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London  
  RA Schools show, Royal Academy, London  
  Serpentine Pavilion 2017 by Francis Kéré,Kensington Gardens, London  
  Artnight, 1st July across London's east end and Whitechapel Gallery, London  
  Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize, Canterbury  
  The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt, London  
  The Edinburgh Art Festival, across the city of Edinburgh  
  Paul Nash, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich  
  Matisse in the Studio, Sackler Galleries, Royal Academy of Arts, London  
  Eileen Agar: Dreaming Oneself Awake, Redfern Gallery Cork Street, London  
  Jean Dubuffet-Théatres de Mémoire, Pace Gallery, London  
  Revolution: Russian Art 1917-32, Royal Academy, London  
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Book Reviews Archive

 
  Test Book Review by Gary Bortz  
  Henri Cartier-Bresson: A Biography by Pierre Assouline  
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