E-news Bulletin August 2022
If you haven’t had a chance to look through our autumn 2022/spring 23 events programme covering a wide range of interesting topics do have a look through it here. The next events are in September and there are places available:
Wrest Park a visit on 13 September, consisting of a tour of the French-style house including the painted wallpaper rooms, the grounds showcasing parterres, unusual garden features, over forty statues, a baroque pavilion and the archaeological collections store.
Serge Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes a study day on 15 September, which encompasses many art movements from the Russian avant garde to cubism, fauvism, Italian surrealism and constructivism.
HANINA FINE ARTS, until 19 August 2022
Liberté: Salon de Mai
Starting life as a celebration of the liberation of France in 1944 through art, the salon came to represent the concept of universal harmony through creative expression. The exhibition brings together archive material and artworks to illustrate the diversity of styles that expressed the concept.
FLOWERS GALLERY CORK STREET, until 27 August 2022
An exhibition of the work of the late Scottish artist, who renewed interest in Scottish painting, created during his extensive travels around the world full of bold, expressive colour.
STEPHEN LAWRENCE GALLERY, GREENWICH CAMPUS, until 3 September 2022
Frank Bowling and Sculpture
Known more for his dynamic use of colour and experimentation with paint this exhibition focuses on his sculptures in the 80s and 90s which are displayed alongside his paintings, archival and audio-visual material.
PITZHANGER MANOR AND GALLERY, until 11 September 2022
Rana Begum: Dappled Light
Set in the newly restored house designed by Sir John Soane, the artist’s work explores perceptions of light, colour and form blurring the borders between sculpture, architecture, design and painting.
WADDINGTON CUSTOT, until 17 September 2022
The first solo exhibition in the UK of the artist’s work over the last fifty years. The show coincides with the exhibition of the work of her father, Milton Avery, at the RA.
FREUD MUSEUM, until 29 January 2023
Lucian Freud: The Painter and His Family
This exhibition explores the artist’s childhood, family and friends through paintings, drawings, photographs, books and letters.
THE WALLACE COLLECTION, 24/25 August 2022, 6-8pm online
The Art of the Portrait
Clare Ford-Wille will examine portraits in the collection from the fifteenth to nineteenth centuries to discover how their function has changed over time.
EXHIBITIONS STARTING IN MAJOR LONDON GALLERIES
You can access and download a listing of current and future exhibitions showing in London during 2022 here.