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E-news bulletin July 2022

There are places still available for the visit to Chichester Cathedral, led by John McNeill, on 6 July and a hybrid study day on Watteau and Chardin, led by Clare Ford-Wille, on 19 July.

Also a further study day has been arranged on 25 July: Cézanne led by Ben Street. Booking is open for this event.

Unfortunately the study day Serge Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, which was scheduled to take place on 23 June, had to be postponed due to the rail strikes. It has been rearranged on 15 September at Lettsom House. Booking will open later in July.

Eric Ravilious: Drawn to War
This documentary examines the legacy of the artist eighty years after his premature death in 1942 through previously unseen personal correspondence and archive film, and features interviews with Grayson Perry, Ai Wei Wei, Alan Bennett and many others.

EAMES FINE ART, until 17 July 2022
The Golden Age of Illustration 1880-1930
An exhibition which examines how technology, technique and craft developed during this period and enabled illustration to become a work of art in its own right. From John Tenniel to John Nash.

OSBORNE SAMUEL, until 22 July 2022
Modern British Art
Pictures and sculptures from three private collections not seen publicly for a long time have been brought together in this exhibition. The works of many artists spanning the twentieth century are on show.

SCULPTURE IN THE CITY 2022, until Spring 2023
Twenty new works are now on display throughout the City’s financial district. A map locating the artworks can be found on the website above or download the Bloomberg Connects app.

THE WALLACE COLLECTION, 6/7 July 2022, 2-4pm, online
Techniques of the Old Masters
This two-day event will take a close look at the materials and techniques used to create some of the old master paintings which are in the Wallace Collection.

There are two talks accompanying the exhibition Gold:50 Spectacular Manuscripts from around the World, showing until 2 October:
Gold and the Art of Manuscript Illumination, 7 July 2022, 7-8.30pm
A talk which explores and demonstrates the techniques used in western medieval miniature production.
Golden Books: the art and meaning of precious metal illuminated manuscripts, 12 July, 7-8.30pm
This talk focuses on the ways in which gold was used to give meaning to texts, painted images and metal book covers.

CRISTEA ROBERTS GALLERY, 14 July-17 September 2022 (closed August)
Cornelia Parker: Light Passes, Shadows Fall
This show complements the artist’s major retrospective at Tate Britain and exhibits thirty limited edition prints created over the last few years.

BUCKINGHAM PALACE, 22 July-2 October 2022
State Rooms
The annual opening of the palace’s State Rooms is an opportunity to visit the Picture Gallery to view many old masters in the royal collection as well as the display of sculpture in the Marble Hall. In celebration of the Jubilee there is also a display looking at the Queen’s accession in 1952.

The Milton Avery exhibition is starting at the Royal Academy in July. You can access and download a listing of current and future exhibitions showing in London from July to November 2022 here.