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Summer Exhibition 2015 - Royal Academy of Arts

This annual exhibition marks the start of the British Summer season. It provides a platform for emerging and established artists to showcase their works to an international audience, comprised of a wide range of media. The exhibition attracts a large

Richard Diebenkorn - Royal Academy of Arts

Long overdue, this exhibition of work by Richard Diebenkorn will demonstrate the variety and subtlety of his work as a painter. Spanning four decades of his career, the display will feature major paintings and his works on paper helping to to place his ar

Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915 - 2015

Tracing a century of abstract art from 1915 to today, this exhibition will feature over 100 works by 80 modern masters and contemporary artists. The show will take a close look at this art and asks how art relates to society and politics. The display

Giovanni Battista Moroni - Royal Academy of Art

This is the first comprehensive study of of one of the best painters of the sixteenth century to be held in the UK. Gathering a selection of 40 works, the Royal Academy of Arts will reveal not only a portraitist but a fine religious painter. The surve

Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963-2010 review voraciously off-the-wall pop

Tate Moderns retrospective takes up 14 rooms. And its barely enough to contain the messy, druggy, unfathomably elusive and wondrous art of Sigmar Polke.

Sigmar Polke: Alibis in pictures witty, sly fantasies from a German pop master

This retrospective, starting this week at Tate Modern, brings together the inscrutable, funny, and astonishingly wide-ranging pop art created by Sigmar Polke across nearly 50 years of work.

Anselm Kiefer, Royal Academy

And so, I finally come to write of Anselm Kiefer, and with something of a heavy heart, as heavy, I’d vouch, as one of his load-bearing canvases. 

The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher, Anselm Kiefer, An Enemy of the People, Ida

Tom Sutcliffe and guests Lisa Appignanesi, Ryan Gilbey and Denise Mina discuss the cultural highlights of the week including two times Booker winner Hilary Mantel's new book of short stories "The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher," in which she turns her

The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher, Anselm Kiefer, An Enemy of the People, Ida

Tom Sutcliffe and guests Lisa Appignanesi, Ryan Gilbey and Denise Mina discuss the cultural highlights of the week including two times Booker winner Hilary Mantel's new book of short stories "The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher," in which she turns her

Looking is a Very Positive Act - David Hockney - Cartwright Hall Art Gallery

This exhibition of David Hockney's work focuses on his early work, providing an insight into his career in the early days. It features drawings, paintings, prints and photography.