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International Programme (3)

Michael Jackson: On the Wall

Michael Jackson: On the Wall

21 August 2019 - 26 January 2020
Espoo Museum of Modern Art (EMMA) (Espoo, Finland)

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.

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


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Cindy Sherman

Cindy Sherman

26 October 2019 - 8 March 2020
Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada

A major new retrospective of works by leading contemporary artist Cindy Sherman will go on display in Summer 2019.


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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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