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Anarchy & Beauty: William Morris and His Legacy, 1860 – 1960

Beyond the Gallery (5)

Jonathan Yeo Portraits

Jonathan Yeo Portraits

  • Touring exhibition

8 November 2014 - 15 February 2015
The Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle

This retrospective of Jonathan Yeo’s work features some of Yeo’s most iconic sitters, who are leaders in their field of expertise, ranging across the arts, fashion, politics, and business. Sitters include: Jude Law, Sir Michael Parkinson, Erin O’Connor, Malala Yousafzai, Doreen Lawrence OBE, and Grayson Perry. A range of studies and sketches will also go on show, to provide a comprehensive resumé of Yeo’s artistic career, spanning over two decades.
Starring Vivien Leigh

Starring Vivien Leigh

  • Partnership exhibition

8 November 2014 - 15 February 2015
The Laing Art Gallery

One of the most famous actors of the 20th century, Leigh is seen here captured on film throughout her career by photographers including Cecil Beaton, Angus McBean, Norman Parkinson, Laszlo Willinger and Madame Yevonde.

Treason, Plots and Murder

Treason, Plots and Murder

  • Touring exhibition

7 October 2014 - 22 February 2015
Forty Hall & Estate, Enfield

The seventeenth century was witness to frequent and often gruesome plots, scandals and murders. From the Gunpowder Plot in 1605 to the Rye House Plot of 1683 the motivation was often religious; although religion and political power were inextricably linked during the Stuart period.
Picture the Poet

Picture the Poet

  • Partnership exhibition

3 September 2014 - 29 November 2015
Graves Gallery, Sheffield

Discover the faces of poets working today, including Benjamin Zephaniah, Simon Armitage and Carol Ann Duffy, in this touring exhibition from the National Portrait Gallery.

Pictured & Seen

Pictured & Seen

  • Partnership exhibition

15 March 2014 - 30 November 2015
Montacute House
Free

The display focuses on the relationship between objects and their representation in 16th and 17th century British portraiture.