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July 5, 2017

Curator-led tour of UK’s premier exhibition dedicated to Saudi women artists

July 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Mosaic Rooms,

226 Cromwell Road


London,

SW50SW

United Kingdom

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Join Us for the UK’s premier exhibition dedicated to Saudi women artists. Shift, which opens next month at The Mosaic Rooms in South Kensington, explores the place of memory and heritage against a rapidly changing culture. This groundbreaking exhibition features Dana Awartani (Awartani uses traditional craft techniques to produce contemporary multi-media works.  Her work has been shown at the Venice Biennale amongst other places), Zahrah Al-Ghamdi (Al-Ghamdi’s work explores memory and the past in traditional architecture. She will also be…

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June 20, 2017

East and North London morning — 31 Women: Frydman: Neel — curator led tours

June 20, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Breese Little,

Unit 1, 249 - 253 Cambridge Heath Road


London,

E2 6JY

United Kingdom

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Please join us for a morning exploring contemporary art in East and North London. We will meet at Breese Little in Bethnal Green, where we will enjoy coffee and croissants and a private tour of their upcoming show, 31 Women. The exhibition channels the pioneering spirit of the exhibition at Peggy Guggenheim’s New York gallery in 1943. Featuring artists within Guggenheim’s circle, 31 Women will combine work by women artists from the 1940s to the present day, including work by…

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May 3, 2017

Artist Talk: Claire Kerr in conversation with Hisham Matar

May 3, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at Purdy Hicks Gallery to meet the artist Claire Kerr at a preview of 'What Else Do I Believe in?' (Patti Smith, M Train).  Claire explains, "In some sense,  making a painting or a poem is the process of imposing the imagination on the world - in Wallace Stevens's words, 'the imagination pressing back against the pressure of reality'.  These paintings are explorations of things, situations and stories in which real, imagined and wished-for significance are on equal terms.  They celebrate the…

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April 26, 2017

Day Trip to Entangled at Turner Contemporary, Margate

Join us for a curator-led tour of Entangled: Threads & Making -- a major exhibition of sculpture, installation, tapestry, textiles and jewellery from the early 20th century to the present day.  It features over 40 international female artists who expand the possibilities of embroidery, weaving, sewing and wood carving, often incorporating unexpected materials such as plants, clothing, hair and bird quills.  The exhibition brings together artists from different generations and cultures who challenge established categories of craft, design and fine art,…

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March 16, 2017

Curator-led tour of Terrains of the Body: Photography from NMWA : evening

March 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Whitechapel Gallery,

77 Whitechapel High Street


London,

E1 7QX

United Kingdom

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You have asked for more evening events and here is one --  a tour of Terrains of the Body: Photography from the National Museum of Women in the Arts led by Chief Curator Lydia Yee of Whitechapel Gallery. The exhibition features work by: Marina Abramović, Rineke Dijkstra, Anna Gaskell, Nan Goldin, Charlotte Gyllenhammar, Candida Höfer, Icelandic Love Corporation, Mwangi Hutter, Kirsten Justesen, Justine Kurland, Nikki S. Lee, Hellen van Meene, Shirin Neshat, Daniela Rossell, Eve Sussman and the Rufus Corporation, Janaina Tschäpe and Adriana Varejão. We will meet at 6:30 pm in Gallery 7 of the Whitechapel Gallery.  Invite your partners…

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February 23, 2017

Gallery talk: Toute Seule (Allen, Colbert, Murray, Spero, Whiteread): Gazelli Art House

February 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a curator talk of Gazelli's fabulous all women exhibition,  ‘toute seule’, an all female show depicting artistic heroism transcending time. Despite the influence artists had on one another, and collective responses that were made by the surrounding world, this exhibition highlights the solitude – graceful, thought-through, strategic and compassionate individuality of each exhibiting artist and the corresponding decade they represent for the past 50 years, 1970s – 2010s.  Features work by Rebecca Allen, Charlotte Colbert, Elizabeth Murray, Nancy…

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Guided Tour: Vanessa Bell at Dulwich Picture Gallery

February 21, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Widely acclaimed as a central figure of the Bloomsbury Group, the modernist painter, Vanessa Bell (1879-1961) was a pivotal player in 20th century British art, inventing a new language of visual expression. Muse to fellow artists such as Roger Fry, sister of Virginia Woolf, mastermind of the idyllic Bloomsbury life at Charleston – Bell’s reputation as an artist has long been overshadowed by her family life and romantic entanglements. A radical innovator in the use of abstraction, colour and form,…

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Gallery talk: Mary Fedden

February 2, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Portland Gallery,

3 Bennet Street

SW1A 1RP

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Join us for a tour of a Mary Fedden's work at the Portland Gallery led by exhibition curator Sidonie Metherell.  Fedden, a much-loved Royal Academician, studied at the Slade School of Fine Art.  Fedden developed a bold, expressive style featuring flowers and still life, reminiscent of artists such as Matisse and Braque. As a teacher at the Royal College of Art from 1956 to 1964, she was the first woman tutor to teach in the Painting School and her pupils…

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January 25, 2017

Private visit to the Government Art Collection

January 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us for this unique opportunity to be taken behind the scenes of the UK Government's extraordinary art collection. Since 1898, the government has been collecting art to promote artists who have a strong British connection and displaying it in over 450 government buildings - including Downing Street -- both home and abroad. There are over 540 women artists represented in the collection.  On our private tour we will see many selected works, learn about the history of the collection and its role…

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Curator-led tour of Terrains of the Body:Photography from NMWA at Whitechapel

January 18, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join us as the doors open to Terrains of the Body: Photography from NMWA for a tour of the exhibition by Whitechapel curator, Lydia Yee. Terrains of the Body:  Photography from NMWA is the first showing outside of the US of part of NMWA’s rich collection of contemporary photography by women.  The exhibition presents work by seventeen contemporary women photographers who explore social and political ideas using the human body.  By turning their camera to women, including themselves, these…

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