Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Art Shows In London, Paris, Bath and Woking


Kensington Palace

London
Diana: Her Fashion Story
From 24 Feb
From the frumpy sailor suits she was shoved into as a bride to the dazzling gowns she showed off in her 30s.

Musée du Louvre
Paris
Masterpieces from the Leiden Collection: The Age of Rembrandt
22 Feb to 22 May
Lots of Rembrandts, and Golden Age Dutch paintings "often seen as simultaneously ribald, colorful, charming and bourgeois".

Tate Britain
London
David Hockney
to 29 May
Swimming pools, sprinklers, Yorkshire woods in winter.

Whitechapel GalleryLondon
Eduardo Paolozzi, "godfather of Pop Art". You can see his mosaics for free at Tottenham Court Road tube station.
to 14 May

Royal Academy, London
Revolution: Russian Art 1917-1932
to 17 April

Fashion MuseumBath
Lace in Fashion
Four hundred years of lace. Discover lace-making techniques you never knew existed! Parchment lace?

Lightbox
Woking
John Minton and the Romantic Tradition
To March 9
John Minton was fine when he stuck to industry, street scenes and landscape, but unfortunately he liked to add sentimentalised figures. He gets a show of his own at Pallant House, Chichester in the summer, but here he is surrounded by some robuster New Romantics such as John Piper and Keith Vaughan.

Victoria and Albert MuseumLondon
Plywood
From Eames chairs to aircraft. Or the other way round.
15 July to 12 Nov

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