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Exhibitions (4)

Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography

Victorian Giants: The Birth of Art Photography

1 March - 20 May 2018
Porter Gallery
Tickets with donation: Full price £12 (Concessions £10.50)
Members Free

This major new exhibition brings together, for the first time, the works of four of the most celebrated figures in art photography, Lewis Carroll (1832–98), Julia Margaret Cameron (1815–79), Oscar Rejlander (1813–75) and Clementina Hawarden (1822-65). These four artists would come to embody the very best in photography of the Victorian era. Their experimental approach to picture-making and radical attitudes towards photography have informed artistic practice ever since.


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Tacita Dean: PORTRAIT

Tacita Dean: PORTRAIT

15 March - 28 May 2018
Wolfson and Lerner Galleries
Tickets with donation: Full price £14 (Concessions £12.50)
Members Free

Tacita Dean (b.1965) is a British European artist based in Berlin and Los Angeles who works with many mediums but primarily in film. Dean first came to prominence in the 1990s and is now considered to be one of the most influential artists working today.


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Michael Jackson: On the Wall

Michael Jackson: On the Wall

28 June - 21 October 2018
Wolfson and Lerner Galleries
Tickets with donation from: £17.50 - £22
Members Free

This landmark exhibition explores the influence of Michael Jackson on some of the leading names in contemporary art, spanning several generations of artists across all media. Curated by Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery, the exhibition will open in the summer of 2018 to coincide with what would have been Michael Jackson’s 60th birthday (on August 29, 2018).

An illuminating Path, 1998 by David LaChapelle. Courtesy of the artist. © David LaChapelle (detail)


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Gainsborough’s Family Album

Gainsborough’s Family Album

22 November 2018 - 3 February 2019
Wolfson Gallery
Tickets with donation: £14.50 - £16.00
Tickets without donation: £12.50 - £14.00
Members Free

Featuring over fifty works from public and private collections across the world, Gainsborough’s Family Album will provide a unique insight into the private life and motivations of Thomas Gainsborough (1727–88), one of Britain’s greatest artists.


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