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Bruegel: Defining a Dynasty

February 11, 2017 - June 4, 2017
The Holburne Museum,
Great Pulteney Street
Bath, BA2 4DB United Kingdom
Bruegel: Defining a Dynasty
The Holburne Museum is proud to announce the UK’s first exhibition devoted to the Bruegel dynasty, including recent attributions for two paintings from the Museum’s own collection. Bruegel: Defining a Dynasty unravels the complex Bruegel family tree, revealing the originality and diversity of Antwerp’s famous artistic dynasty across four generations through 35 works, including masterpieces […] Find out more »

Poetry Periscope

February 27, 2017 - April 30, 2017
St Pancras International,
Euston Rd, Kings Cross
London, N1C 4QP
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St Pancras International welcomes the Poetry Periscope as it reaches the last stop of its year long, national tour! The Poetry Periscope will reside in St Pancras for the next three months, allowing commuters and visitors the chance to enjoy a host of poetry from Els Moors, Jackie Kay and Jan Wagner (among many more) as they pass through […] Find out more »

Michelangelo & Sebastiano

March 15, 2017 - June 25, 2017
National Gallery,
Trafalgar Square
London, WC2N 5DN United Kingdom
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★★★★★ The Times, Mail on Sunday ★★★★ The Telegraph, The Guardian, Evening Standard Explore the extraordinary relationship between two great Italian masters, Michelangelo and Sebastiano del Piombo, who found common ground in the fiercely competitive world of High Renaissance Rome. Having met in Rome in 1511, as Michelangelo was finishing his decoration of the Sistine Chapel ceiling, Sebastiano and he became friends and began collaborating artistically. Their […] Find out more »

Seven Works for Mercy

March 15, 2017 - April 30, 2017
Italian Cultural Institute,
39 Belgrave Square
London, SW1X 8NX United Kingdom
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7 Opere PER la Misericordia is a unique project about solidarity and art and involves 33 international artists. Inspired by The Seven Acts of Mercy the artists kindly and generously donated their art works to the Pio Monte della Misericordia. The Pio Monte della Misericordia is a charitable institution funded in 1602 with the aim to provide assistance, support and […] Find out more »

Flâneur: New Urban Narratives

March 23, 2017 - April 24, 2017
Cathedral Green,
Full Street
Derby, DE1 3AF United Kingdom
Flâneur: New Urban Narratives
Flâneur: New Urban Narratives is a network project based on an international partnership of some 20 organisations from 11 different countries, led by, a cultural association based in Lisbon. Its main purpose is to carry out artistic interventions in public spaces through contemporary photography. Three years and 13 partner cities later, Flâneur will present the […] Find out more »

Architecture and Gardening: Sister Arts – English and Czech Perspectives

April 5, 2017 - April 7, 2017
Stowe School,
Buckingham, MK18 5EH United Kingdom
Architecture and Gardening: Sister Arts - English and Czech Perspectives
Join the Stowe House for two-day seminar looking at the resurgence of two key historic estates: Stowe in the United Kingdom and Lednice-Valtice in the Czech Republic. With lectures from leading experts in the field, this seminar with guided tours will draw together ideas and experiences from two countries to establish links and best practice. Find out more »

Josef Frank

January 28, 2017 | 8:00 am - May 7, 2017 | 5:00 pm
Fashion and Textile Museum,
83 Bermondsey Street
London, SE1 3XF United Kingdom
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Explore the work of designer and artist Josef Frank (1885-1967) in the first-ever UK exhibition of his textiles. The Austrian-born architect moved to Sweden in 1933, where he developed his colourful brand of modernism, working with Estrid Ericson on furniture, glassware, lighting and interior design ideas. Together they redefined what is regarded as Swedish Modern. […] Find out more »
10:00 am

Waddington Custot: Colour is

April 5, 2017 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Open Saturday 10am-4pm. Closed on Sundays.
Waddington Custot,
11 Cork Street
London, W1S 3LT United Kingdom
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Waddington Custot: Colour is
Waddington Custot is pleased to present ‘Colour is’, a group exhibition which focuses on the wide-ranging and sometimes contradictory investigations of colour by artists from the mid-twentieth century to the present. The exhibition draws together painting and sculpture from an international group of artists who consider colour central to their practice: Etel Adnan, Josef Albers, […] Find out more »
6:30 pm

Egypt and Czech Egyptologists

April 5, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Embassy of the Slovak Republic,
25 Kensington Palace Gardens
London, W8 4QY United Kingdom
Egypt and Czech Egyptologists
This lecture by Suzanne Bojtos of Birkbeck College highlights the important but little-known contribution made by Czech archaeologists to the study of Ancient Egypt. Beautifully illustrated, this lecture is based on the life and work of Prof. Jaroslav Černý, a student of František Lexa in Prague during the First Republic. Černý spent many years excavating Deir el […] Find out more »
7:00 pm

Pauline Viardot’s “Cendrillon”

April 5, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Leighton House Museum,
12 Holland Park
London, W14 8LZ United Kingdom
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Pauline Viardot's "Cendrillon"
As part of the Season devoted to women and their role as composers and the inspirations for operatic pieces, we bring a work by a lady who filled both of those roles. Pauline Viardot was a key 19th century singer, inspecting roles and music from her composer friends Berlioz, Chopin, saint-saëns and Meyerbeer. She devoted […] Find out more »
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