Exhibitions not to miss!
On until 27th May 2013.
Lichtenstein: A Retrospective is the first full-scale retrospective of this important artist in over twenty years. Co-organised by The Art Institute of Chicago and Tate Modern, this momentous show brings together 125 of his most definitive paintings and sculptures and will reassess his enduring legacy.
On until 12th May 2013
Schwitters in Britain is the first major exhibition to examine the late work of Kurt Schwitters, one of the major artists of European Modernism. The exhibition focuses on his British period, from his arrival in Britain as a refugee in 1940 until his death in Cumbria in 1948. It includes over 150 collages, assemblages and sculptures many shown in the UK for the first time in over 30 years.
On until 12th May 2013.
Glam, a visually extravagant pop style exploded across Britain during the years 1971–5. The exciting, futuristic sounds, extravagant fashions and glitter-dappled personas emerging in this era had their roots firmly in British art schools.
Bringing together more than 100 artworks the exhibition will reveal the genealogy of glam. Glam explored in the work of David Hockney, Andy Warhol, Cindy Sherman, Allen Jones, Richard Hamilton, Peter Hujar and many more.
TATE St Ives
On until 6th May 2013.
Across a career spanning six decades, Scott produced an extraordinary body of work that has secured his reputation as one of the leading British painters of his generation. Exhibiting in America and Europe from the early 1950s, Scott is renowned for his powerful handling of paint in his exploration of still life, landscape and nude, and of the unstable boundaries between them. This will be the first major showing of the artist in the UK for over 20 years.
Natural History Museum
This one is for you Chris… closes on 25th February so we still have time to submit an entry. However, the competition opens again in October for 2014 when you will definitely have an entry! You can also view the 2012 entries online at… http://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit-us/whats-on/temporary-exhibitions/wpy/onlineGallery.do
National Portrait Gallery
On until 27th May, 2013.
Man Ray (Emmanual Radnitzky) was a contributor to the Dada and Surrealist movements and best known for his photography. However, he was also a portrait painter. This exhibition is well worth a visit.
Birmingham Jewellery Quarter
London Jewellery Week
7th – 16th June 2013.
Both well worth a visit for any jewellery designer.
1st – 3th March 2013.
Showing a collection of work from established names and up and coming artists who are either living or working in Yorkshire.
From 12th April – 16th Ju
This is the first major survey of Andrea Büttner’s work, including woodcuts, sculpture, film and new work created specifically for the show in Milton Keynes.The accompanying publication, co-produced with MMK, Museum for Modern Art, Frankfurt, will be the first monograph on the artist.
On until 10th March, 2013.
Alexis M Teplin’s new body of work relates to the earliest moments of abstract art in the 20th century. Brightly coloured and abstract, Teplin’s paintings and sculptures visually reference Kandinsky’s approach of bringing music, colour and composition together.
Also at the Howard Gallery
On until 28th April 2013.
Light has the power to affect our state of mind as well as alter how we perceive the world around us. The Light Show includes some of the most visually stimulating artworks created in recent years. It also includes rare works not seen for decades and re-created specially for the Hayward Gallery.
Featururing work by 22 artists including David Batchelor, Jim Campbell, Carlos Cruz-Diez, Bill Culbert, Olafur Eliasson, Fischli and Weiss, Dan Flavin and more.