Pauline Boty (1938-1966) was a leading figure in the pop art movement of the 1960s until her death aged just 28, producing work exploring themes of female sexuality, gender, race and politics. Largely overlooked until now, this is the first public exhibition to survey Boty’s career as a whole, reinstating her at the forefront of British Pop Art. It features paintings, collages and ephemera from public and private collections including rarely seen pieces that have not been exhibited for 40 years.
This new exhibition from the duo shows the range of their output from drawings to sculpture and films. The display examines their confrontational work, which approaches controversial subjects with dark humour.
This display shows visions of the English East coast over the past 200 years, featuring artists such as John Constable and Grayson Perry. It considers the influence of technology and local art schools in the local area on the work of the artists featured.
Stanley Spencer’s poignant memories of war are leaving their permanent home at the National Trust’s Sandham Memorial Chapel to be exhibited at Somerset House. This exhibition marks the National Trusts first major art exhibition in London for 18 years.
Leading up to the 100th commemoration of the outbreak of the First World War, the exhibition will feature a series of large scale canvas panels from one of the most original and acclaimed British painters of the 20th century.
For the first time in its history, the Turner Prize is being held outside of England and is heading for Derry-Londonderry. It is one of the world's best known contemporary art prizes and presents some of the best of British art in a free exhibition.