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Dulwich Picture Gallery – April events

Exhibitions David Milne: Modern Painting A major exhibition of one of Canada’s greatest modern painters, David Milne (1882-1953). It will showcase, for the first time in the UK, a wide selection of his oil paintings alongside watercolours, drawings and photographs, to reveal an artist of true originality and vision. Now to 7 May Rediscover: Tiepolo’s ‘Joseph Receiving Pharoah’s Ring’  Rediscover one of Dulwich Picture Gallery’s finest masterpieces: Joseph Receiving Pharaoh’s Ring by Giambattista Tiepolo (1696–1770). Since 2016, this painting has been the focus of a major conservation project, with the help of X-rays, this display explores the changes the artist made during the course of its production. Now to 3 June Gallery Lates Wilderness 20 April, 6-10pm, £12, £10 Friends & Concessions Inspired by David Milne: Modern Painting and Milne’s way of isolated living and his immersion in the natural world, Mother Nature will be our muse as we examine the wilderness in art. Enjoy talks and tastings with professional forager, James Wood, nature-based workshops, and an experiential tour created by contemporary music and arts organisation Collective 31. Lectures & Talks Into The Wild Lecture Series: In Conversation: Art …

New Exhibition at Jeannie Avent Gallery

Father and daughter artists Michael and Gabrielle Bradshaw are once again showing their work at Jeannie Avent Gallery from 1-15th May.  They will be showing paintings, drawings and sculptures. Jeannie Avent Gallery, North Cross Road, East Dulwich, SE22. 1st -15th May Gallery open daily 11am – 6pm

MINDSCAPES opens at bo.lee gallery

 “One source of the sublime is the infinity” Edmund Burke bo.lee gallery presents a show that explores liminal spaces – a place somewhere between one that exists and one that is conjured up in our minds eye. Time, light and narrative can evoke new meaning in a landscape, taking you from somewhere that is calm and inviting to a place that you might not want to inhabit alone. Saad Qureshi’s sculpture and drawings explores mental and physical landscapes; his work poetically probes cultural belonging, interconnectedness and separation through scale, material, and metaphor. Fascinated by memory and time, and how they affect landscapes – both internal and external – he seeks to deconstruct stereotypes and subvert narrow notions of belonging. Three dimensional landscapes presented in wooden drawers create worlds within a world, taking literal and metaphorical compartments, playing with scale, and examining their relation to the viewer. Patrick Jacobs produces miniature sculptures of hyper-realistic environments embedded into walls and viewed through glass portholes. Viewed at close range, his works are lit from within, revealing themselves with …

Bell House Lectures

A new series of art history lectures about major exhibitions in London is to start at the very beautiful Bell House in College Road, Dulwich. Built in 1767, it is Grade II listed, and gets its name from the striking bell tower, the bells of which, together with Dulwich College Chapel, rang whenever a fire broke out. Rosalind Whyte, the first lecturer, has a Masters from Birkbeck College, and a Masters degree in Art History from Goldsmiths’ College, University of London.  She is a Guide and Lecturer at Tate Modern, Tate Britain and the Royal Academy, and used to lecture at the Dulwich Picture Gallery, London.  She leads Art Appreciation holidays and is a guest speaker on many cruises, both as an individual and as part of a team from the Tate Gallery. Rosalind is an accredited lecturer for the Arts Society and lectures extensively for them and other Art Societies in Britain, Europe and South Africa. Modigliani – Thursday 15th March 7.00 for 7.30pm. Tickets £10 includes a glass of wine Amedeo Modigliani had a brief, turbulent life, during …

Dulwich Picture Gallery – February events

Exhibitions David Milne: Modern Painting A major exhibition of one of Canada’s greatest modern painters, David Milne (1882-1953). It will showcase, for the first time in the UK, a wide selection of his oil paintings alongside watercolours, drawings and photographs, to reveal an artist of true originality and vision. 14 Feb – 7 May 2018 Rediscover: Tiepolo’s ‘Joseph Receiving Pharoah’s Ring’  Rediscover one of Dulwich Picture Gallery’s finest masterpieces: Joseph Receiving Pharaoh’s Ring by Giambattista Tiepolo (1696–1770). Since 2016, this painting has been the focus of a major conservation project, with the help of X-rays, this display explores the changes the artist made during the course of its production. 20 Mar – 3 Jun 2018  Gallery Lates (Art) Lovers 16 Feb, 6-10pm, £12, £10 Friends & Concessions Join us for a Valentine’s event with a difference as we take a closer look at romance and love at the Gallery. Have a quirky portrait painted of you and your other half by our guest artists. You’ll also have the chance to make an unconventional keepsake to present to the person you love… or the one who broke your …