E-news bulletin February 2022
Our next online lecture, The Virgin’s Veil in Tuscan Painting 1250-1400: tradition and innovation, will take place on 7 February at 5pm. Booking is now open.
And our next five-week online course, Rethinking Raphael, starts on 23 February, led by Giulia Martina Weston and there are still places available.
NOW SHOWING IN LONDON
VICTORIA MIRO, until 12 February 2022
Paula Rego: The Forgotten
An exhibition of the artist’s works containing themes and subjects that are often masked or concealed.
THE PHOTOGRAPHERS’ GALLERY, until 13 February 2022
Helen Levitt: In The Street
This is a retrospective of the American photographer’s seventy-year career and charts her journey from street reportage, mainly in New York, to documentary filmmaking and pioneering colour photography.
CRISTEA ROBERTS GALLERY, until 5 March 2022
Patrick Heron: Shaping Colour – Prints 1956-1999
The exhibition brings together forty graphic works to explore the evolution of his printmaking over a period of nearly fifty years.
SAATCHI GALLERY, until 3 April 2022
America in Crisis
This exhibition explores social change in the US from the 1960s to the present. It includes 120 images from photographers who were part of an original Magnum project in 1969 and new works by contemporary practitioners.
THE COURTAULD, 3 February 2022, 5.30-6.30pm
Pastoral Fellowship and the Performance of Virtuosity in Titian’s Concert Champêtre
This online talk considers Titian’s Concert Champêtre within the context of elite domestic leisure in early sixteenth-century Venice.
THE WALLACE COLLECTION, 21 February 2022, 7-8pm
Horace Vernet’s Menagerie
This talk focuses on the role of animals within the artist’s oeuvre and accompanies the collection’s display of his paintings, The Emperor, the Artist and the Collector, currently showing until 17 July.
THE COURTAULD, CENTRE FOR AMERICAN ART RESEARCH, 21 February 2022, 5-6pm
Emerson and the Nature of American Republicanism in America’s Art
The lecture explores how Emerson’s essay Nature was used by artists for ideas on how to address America’s republicanism.
OPEN COURTAULD HOUR, 24 February 2022, 8-9pm
Van Gogh and his Self-Portraits
This online talk coincides with The Courtauld’s exhibition Van Gogh Self-Portraits showing from 3 February to 8 May 2022. This is the first exhibition devoted to his self-portraits painted during his career.
DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY, 24 February 2022, 7-8.30pm
Towards Abstraction: Frankenthaler, Monet and the Old Masters
A talk exploring the gallery’s special display featuring Monet’s Water Lilies and Agapanthus and Frankenthaler’s Feather to reveal the road to abstraction.
EXHIBITIONS STARTING AT MAJOR LONDON GALLERIES IN FEBRUARY 2022
HAYWARD GALLERY, 9 February-15 May 2022
Louise Bourgeois: The Woven Child
TATE MODERN, 24 February-29 August 2022
Surrealism Beyond Borders
WHITECHAPEL GALLERY, 24 February-5 June 2022
A Century of the Artist’s Studio: 1920-2020
ROYAL ACADEMY, 26 February-22 May 2022
Whistler’s Woman in White: Joanna Hiffernan