Frank Lloyd Wright 150th anniversary

Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th anniversary celebrated in two publications from Lund Humphries In May 1939, the celebrated American architect Frank Lloyd Wright visited London and gave four lectures at the Royal Institute of British Architects. Each evening the newly completed Jarvis Lecture Hall was full and the meetings were hailed at the time as the […]

Exhibitions Round-Up: Summer 2013

Had enough of the great British heat wave already? Cool off at one of this summer’s great British art shows… Like Wimbledon and the Proms, the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition, now in its 245th year, has long since gained the status of a British institution. Which is not to say that all of the 1000 plus […]

Exhibitions Round-Up: May 2013

Joan Eardley at Portland Gallery, London, until 17 May Lynn Chadwick: Evolution in Sculpture at Abbot Hall in Kendal and Blackwell, the Arts and Crafts House in Bowness-on-Windermere until 15 June The Cutting Edge of Modernity: The Grosvenor School Linocuts at Osborne Samuel, London until 11 May Julian Trevelyan at Bohun Gallery, Henley on Thames, until 1 […]

Exhibitions Round-Up: March 2013

Those of you who keep an eye on our Facebook page or Twitter feed might have noticed our recent suggestion that 2013 is the unofficial year of Modern British sculpture. Certainly a quick glance at the exhibitions opening in the UK this month would confirm that suspicion. In addition to shows focussing on those artists […]

Exhibitions Round-Up: February 2013

February might be the shortest month of the year, but it’s certainly not the quietest where exhibitions are concerned. Moreover, there’s real variety amongst the shows opening this month, with poster designs, photographs and prints making it onto the billing alongside paintings and drawings. In London, Poster Art 150 opens on Friday 15 February and runs […]

Exhibitions Round-Up: A Brief Look at the Art Year Ahead

This year sees a number of museums and galleries in the UK and further afield stage exhibitions dedicated to Modern British artists. Highlights include: The Scottish Colourist Series: S. J. Peploe at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh (until 26 June); two simultaneous exhibitions on Lynn Chadwick at the Blackwell Arts and […]

Exhibitions Round-Up: January 2013

New openings this month include Amongst Heroes: The Artist in Working Cornwall at Two Temple Place in London (26 January – 14 April 2013) and New Glass: Ancient Skill, Contemporary Artform at the Blackwell Arts and Craft House in Windermere (31 January – 12 May 2013). Amongst Heroes is the latest in a series of […]