By displaying masterpieces, drawings and prints, this exhibition examines the themes that occupied Rembrandt's thoughts such as self-scrutiny, experimentation, everyday life and even other artist's work.
This is an extraordinary chance to experience the passion and emotion of a great master.
Egon Schiele (1890 - 1918) is one of the most important artists of the early 20th century and a central figure of Austrian Expressionism. This exhibition brings together an outstanding group of the artist’s nudes to chart his ground-breaking approach during his short but urgent career
Schiele’s technical virtuosity, highly original vision and unflinching depictions of the naked figure distinguish these works as being among his most significant contributions to the development of modern art. Read more »
Analemma: Fashion Photography 1992 – 2012 is the first London presentation of works by Dutch-born photographer Viviane Sassen (b 1972), one of the most exciting and creative figures working across contemporary art and photography today.
This is the UK premier of Edward Steichen: In High Fashion: The Condé Nast Years 1923-1937 it includes over 200 vintage prints, many on public display for the first time since the 1930s.
Brought together especially for this exhibition, they mark the period when Steichen was working for Condé Nast on its two most prestigious publications, Vogue and Vanity Fair. The exhibition offers a rare opportunity, not just to witness a key period in history, but also to gain insight into Steichen’s distinctive approach towards portraiture and fashion photography.
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 survey will include many of Moroni's greatest masterpieces and reveal an artist who has gone unrecognised as an exceptional painter and master of the Renaissance.
Constructing Worlds brings together eighteen exceptional photographers from the 1930s to the present day who have changed the way we view architecture and perceive the world around us.
From the first skyscrapers in New York and decaying colonial structures in the Congo, to the glamorous suburban homes of post-war California, and the modern towers of Venezuela, we invite you on a global journey through 20th and 21st century architecture. Featuring over 250 works, this exhibition highlights the power of photography to reveal hidden truths in our society.
Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry turns his attention to portraiture and British identity for this display of new works, including a self-portrait and a tapestry, made during his Channel 4 series Who Are You?
Fourteen portraits of individuals, families and groups, including politician Chris Huhne, a young female-to-male transsexual, Northern Ireland Loyalist marchers and X-Factor contestant Rylan Clark, have been inserted into the Gallery’s nineteenth and twentieth century rooms on Floor 1.
This exhibition will examine the portrayal of witches and witchcraft in art from the Renaissance to the end of the 19th century. It will feature prints and drawings by artists including Dürer, Goya, Delacroix, Burne-Jones and Dante Gabriel Rossetti, alongside classical Greek vessels and Renaissance maiolica.
(Image: Agostino Veneziano (fl. 1509–1536), The Witches’ Rout (The Carcass). Engraving, c. 1520.)
'Poor man’s picture gallery’: Victorian Art and Stereoscopic Photography is the first display in a major British art gallery devoted to early three-dimensional photography.
These ingenious but inexpensive stereograph pictures were a nineteenth century craze, circulating world-wide in tens of thousands and more.