Gallery Listings February 2011

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Gallery Listings February 2011

  1. 1. London  Gallery  Listings    The  National  Gallery                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Trafalgar  Square,  WC2N  5DN  www.nationalgallery.co.uk    Now  Showing:  Bridget  Riley,  Paintings  and  related  work  until  22nd  May  2011.  Upcoming:  Jan  Gossaert’s  renaissance.  Opens  23rd  F ebruary  2011.    National  Portrait  Gallery        St  Martins  Place,  WC2H  OHE  www.npg.org.uk  Portraits  from  the  16th  century  to  the  present  day.  Now  Showing:  Taylor  Wessing  Photographic  Portrait  Prize  2010  Until  20  February  2011.  Isabella  Blow  b y  Noble  and  Webster  Until  13  March  2011.  An  Englishman  in  New  York.  Photographs  b y  Jason  Bell  until  17th  April  2011.    Courtauld  Institute        Somerset  House,  The  Strand  WC2R  ORN  www.courtauld.ac.uk    The  Courtauld  Institute  is  a  vibrant  international  centre  for  the  s tudy  of  the  history  of  Art  and  conservation.  It  is  home  to  one  of  the  finest  small  art  museums  in  the  world.      Next  Exhibition:  Life,  Legend,  Landscape.  V ictorian  drawings  and  watercolours.    Including  striking  works  b y  the  Pre  -­‐Raphaelites  Rossetti,  Millais  and  Burne  -­‐  Jones.  Starting  17th  F eb  u ntil  15Th  May  2011.  
  2. 2. Somerset  House        The  Strand  WC2R  1LA  www.somersethouse.org.uk    An  inspiring  space  for  art,  fashion,  culture  and  creative  exchange.    Upcoming:  Pick  Me  Up.  The  UK’s  contemporary  graphic  art  fair.  Experience  the  energy  and  excitement  of  the  graphic  art  scene.  F eaturing  the  b est  and  most  innovative  graphic  artists  from  across  the  world.  Artworks  for  sale  From  17th  until  27th  March  2011.    Tate  Britain        Millbank,  SW1P  4RG  http://www.tate.org.uk/britain/exhibitions/    The  home  of  British  art  from  1500  to  the  present  day.  Now  Showing:  Colour  and  line:  Turner’s  Experiments.  Until  30th  April  2012  Romantics:  Romantic  art  in  Britain.  Its  origins,  inspirations  and  legacies.  Until  31st  July  2011.    Tate  Modern        Bankside  SE1  9TG  www.tate.org.uk/modern/exhibitions    International  modern  and  contemporary  art.    Now  showing:  Gabriel  Orozco.  Creative,  p layful  and  inventive.  Renowned  for  experimentation  with  found  objects.  Until  25th  April  2011.  The  Unilever  series  :  Ai  Weiwei’s  Unilever  :  Sunflower  s eeds  is  a  b eautiful,  thought  provoking  sculpture.    Until  2nd  May  2011       Compiled by Purple Eagle Ltd Last updated: February 2011
  3. 3. Wallace  Collection          Hertford  House,  Manchester  S quare  W1U  3BN  www.wallacecollection.org    Historic  London  townhouse.  25  galleries  with  d isplays  of  French  18th  century  Paintings,  Furniture,  Armoury,  and  porcelain.    Hayward  Gallery        The  South  Bank  Centre,  London  SE1  www.southbankcentre.co.uk    At  the  h eart  of  an  arts  quarter,  the  Haywood  gallery  h as  a  long  h istory  presenting  work  b y  the  worlds  most  adventurous  and  innovative  artists  including  music,  dance  literature  and  the  visual  Arts.    Whitechapel  G allery        77-­‐82  Whitechapel  High  Street,  City  of  London  www.whitechapelgallery.org/exhibitions    Whitechapel  has  premiered  world  class  artists  from  modern  masters  to  Contemporaries.  Various  exhibitions,  courses  and  workshops  p lease  visit  the  website.    Guildhall  Gallery        Guildhall  Yard,  City  of  London  EC2P  2WW  www.cityoflondon.gov.uk    Now  showing:  London’s  Waters:  400  years  of  the  n ew  river.  Until  March  2011.   Compiled by Purple Eagle Ltd Last updated: February 2011
  4. 4. Serpentine  Gallery        Hyde  Park,  Kensington  Gardens  W2  3XA  www.serpentinegallery.org.uk    One  of  London’s  b est  loved  galleries  in  the  middle  of  Hyde  Park.  Modern  and  contemporary  art.  Now  showing:  Anish  Kapoor:  Turning  the  World  Upside  Down  until  13  March  2011.    Dulwich  Picture  G allery        Gallery  Road,  London,  SE21  www.dulwichpicturegallery.org.uk    Permanent  collection  of  European  old  master  paintings  of  the  1600s  and  1700s.  They  h old  lectures,  courses,  live  music  and  exhibitions.    Now  showing:  Norman  Rockwell’s  America.  The  b est-­‐known  and  most  b eloved  American  artist  of  the  20th  century.  Until  27th  March  2011.    Saatchi  Gallery        Duke  of  York’s  HQ,  Kings  Road,  Chelsea  S W3  4SQ  www.saatchi-­‐gallery.co.uk    Contemporary  art.  Young  British  artists  showing  at  the  gallery  has  provided  a  springboard  to  launch  careers.  Now  Showing:  Newspeak:  British  Art  Now  until  17  April  2011.                 Compiled by Purple Eagle Ltd Last updated: February 2011
  5. 5. ICA        12  Carlton  House  Terrace,  London  S W1Y  www.ica.org.uk    Dedicated  space  for  new,  experimental,  and  independent  arts  practice  and  ideas.  Films,  art,  performance,  live  art  and  talks.  Upcoming:  Nathaniel  Mellors  :  Our  h ouse.  S olo  exhibition  in  which  video,  sculpture,  performance  and  critical  writing  are  combined.  9th  March  until  15th  May  2011.    Barbican  Gallery      Silk  Street,  London  EC2Y  8DS  www.barbican.org.uk    From  acclaimed  architects  to  Turner  prize  winning  artists,  Barbican  Art  gallery  presents  major  exhibitions  b y  leading  international  figures.    Now  Showing:  Future  Beauty,  30  Years  of  Japanese  Fashion  until  6  F ebruary  2011.    COMMERCIAL  GALLERIES    White  Cube  Gallery        48  Hoxton  Square  N1  6PB  and  25-­‐26  Mason’s  Yard  SW1Y  6BU  www.whitecube.com    Contemporary  Art  gallery  that  carries  artists  such  as  Tracey  Emin,  Antony  Gormley,  Damien  Hirst,  Torres,  Gilbert  and  George,  and  Lucian  Freud.  Current  exhibition  :  Gilbert  &  George  until  19Th  F eb  2011               Compiled by Purple Eagle Ltd Last updated: February 2011
  6. 6. Lazarides  Gallery        Rathbone  Place  W1T  1HR  www.lazinc.com  Now  showing:    Doug  F oster  until  17th  F eb  2011.    Hamiltons  Gallery        13  Carlos  Place,  Mount  Street  W1K  2EU  www.hamiltongallery.com    UK’s  foremost  photography  gallery.  Artists  include:  David  Bailey,  Horst  P  Horst,  Helmut  Newton,  Alison  Jackson  and  Miles  Aldridge.  Now  showing:  ‘Manga  Dreams’  Anderson  &  Low.  Photographs  of  subjects  who  tailor  their  look  towards  that  of  characters  featured  in  Manga  cartoons.    Hauser  &  Wirth        23  Savile  Row  W15  2ET  www.hauserwirth.com    Represents  emerging  and  established  contemporary  artists.  Artists  include:  Subodh  Gupta,  Paul  McCarthy,  Michael  Raedecker.  Current  Exhibition:  Martin  Creed  ‘Mothers’.  Creed’s  work  is  a ll  encompassing  and  s eems  to  seek  both  to  reassure  to  confound  expectations.  Until  5th  March  2011.                         Compiled by Purple Eagle Ltd Last updated: February 2011
  7. 7. Victoria  Miro  Gallery        16  Wharf  Rd,  City  of  London  N1  www.victoria-­‐miro.com    An  exhibition  space  on  two  floors  and  landscaped  garden  promoting  great  and  innovative  artists,  and  nurtures  the  best  talent  from  the  n ew  generation  of  artists  around  the  world.  Artists  include:  William  Eggleston,  Chantal  Joffe,  Grayson  Perry  and  Suling  Wang.  Upcoming  exhibition:  Varda  Caivano.  evocative,  elusive  and  exuding  a  quiet  confidence.  1st  Feb  until  12th  March  2011    SMALLER  GALLERIES    Camden  Arts  Centre        Arkwright  Road,  London,  N1  www.camdenartscentre.org    A  world-­‐class  contemporary  visual  arts  space.      Current  exhibition:  Simon  S tarling:  Never  The  Same  River  ( Possible  Futures,  Probable  Pasts)  until  20  F eb  2011.    Estorick  Collection        39a  Canonbury  Square  N1  2AN  www.estorickcollection.com    From  Morandi  to  Guttuso.  Masterpieces  from  the  Alberto  Della  Ragione  Collection.    Della  Ragione  provides  an  extraordinarily  comprehensive  overview  of  Italian  modernism.  Until  3rd  April  2011     Compiled by Purple Eagle Ltd Last updated: February 2011
  8. 8. Ben  Brown  Fine  Art          12  Brook’s  mews  W1K  4DG  and  21  Cork  Street  W1S  3LZ    By  Appointment  only.  www.benbrownfinearts.com    Showing  mainly  20th  century  international  artists  and  recent  photography.  Artists  include:  Ron  Arad,  Jean-­‐Michel  Basquiat,  Keith  Haring,  Thomas  Ruff,  Vik  Muniz.    Connaught  Brown        2  Albemarle  Street,  Mayfair  W1S  4HD  www.connaughtbrown.co.uk    One  of  Britain’s  leading  fine  art  galleries  specialising  in  paintings  and  drawings  from  the  French  impressionist  ,Post-­‐Impressionist  and  Modern  Masters  art.  Current  exhibition:  British  sculpture:    landscape  in  sculpture  as  object.  Until  25th  March  2011   Compiled by Purple Eagle Ltd Last updated: February 2011

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