E-News Bulletin June 2022


There are two walks and a study day organised in June, all of which have places available:

Study walk: A Bermondsey Bash, led by Andrew Davies on 13 June

Study walk: Hidden Green Spaces of the City, led by Bridget Chandler on 28 June

Study day: Serge Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, led by Jane Pritchard on 23 June
The day will include aspects of many art movements which were part of the Diaghilev productions: from Russian avant-garde to cubism, fauvism, Italian surrealism and constructivism. There are still places left, so you may like to take the opportunity to enjoy this varied, interesting and stimulating day.


SOTHEBY’S LONDON, until 15 June 2022
Power and Image: Royal Portraiture and Iconography
This exhibition, in celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, examines portraits of the seven British female monarchs since Tudor times and the use of art in promoting their power and influence. There is also a talk to accompany the exhibition on 7 June – see Coming Soon section below.

Marble Hill Revived
The eighteenth-century villa has re-opened to the public to visit for free after three years of restoration made possible by a substantial National Lottery grant.

COLNAGHI LONDON, until 24 June 2022
Forbidden Fruit: Female Still Life
The exhibition displays works by female artists who pioneered the still life genre during the Renaissance and Baroque periods.

MARLBOROUGH LONDON, until 18 June 2022
Through a Modern Lens
A group exhibition of works of three of the great photographers of the twentieth century – Brassaϊ, Bill Brandt and Irving Penn from 1930s to 1970s.

ANNELY JUDA FINE ART, until 9 July 2022
Kasimir Malevich, Raku Kichizaemon XV
An exhibition of twenty drawings by Malevich displayed alongside twenty tea bowls by Raku Jikinyū exploring the influence of Malevich on the work of Raku Jikinyū.

GUILDHALL ART GALLERY, until 11 September 2022
An exhibition of paintings, drawings and sculpture examining the ways in which artists have been inspired by the literary arts and music from the seventeenth to nineteen centuries.


SOTHEBY’S LONDON, 7 June 2022, 1pm
The Armada Portrait and the iconography of female power
The talk explores the invention of a new form of iconography in the imagery of Queen Elizabeth I and the symbolism embedded in the painting.

SERPENTINE PAVILION 2022, 10 June-16 October 2022, Kensington Gardens
Black Chapel
This year’s pavilion is designed by the Chicago-based artist, Theaster Gates. It is inspired by the architecture of chapels and the great kilns of Stoke-on-Trent.

SAATCHI GALLERY, 10 June-19 August 2022
Vision & Virtuosity by Tiffany & Co
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the jeweller the exhibition will display over 400 objects including the recently acquired Empire Diamond.

The theme of this year’s annual festival is based on how buildings can reflect the changing needs in society. Destinations and events will be spread across London as listed in the programme.

GRESHAM COLLEGE, 14 June 2022, 6-7pm at Museum of London and online
Inigo Jones and the Architecture of Necessity
Recent research shines a new light on domestic buildings commissioned by early Stuart monarchs and their consorts focusing on architecture and court life in particular during the 1630s.

There are several new exhibitions starting in June, including Picasso Ingres at the National Gallery, Renaissance Drawings for Flemish Prints at The Courtauld and the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy. You can access and download a listing of current and future exhibitions showing in London from June to November 2022 here.

E-News Bulletin June 2022