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International Programme (2)

Elizabeth Peyton

Elizabeth Peyton

27 June - 7 October 2020
UCCA Beijing, China

Created in close collaboration with the artist, Elizabeth Peyton: Aire and Angels, explores the development of Peyton’s unique art from the 1990s.


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David Hockney: Drawing from Life

David Hockney: Drawing from Life

2 October 2020 - 17 January 2021
The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, USA

The first major exhibition devoted to David Hockney’s drawings in over twenty years, David Hockney: Drawing from Life, explores Hockney as a draughtsman from the 1950s to the present by focusing on depictions of himself and a small group of sitters close to him: his muse, Celia Birtwell; his mother, Laura Hockney; and friends, the curator, Gregory Evans, and master printer, Maurice Payne.


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