Tate Britain’s major new exhibition celebrates the brief but astonishing career of Aubrey Beardsley. Although he died tragically young at the age of just 25, Beardsley’s strange, sinuous black-and-white images have continued to shock and delight for over a century. Bringing together 200 spectacular works, this is the largest display of his original drawings in over 50 years and the first exhibition of his work at Tate since 1923.
Maes was an astute businessman, and produced over 900 portraits, adapting his style to reflect the high fashion and decoration of the second half of the 17th century. But it is his ‘genre’ scenes – which often feature the central character eavesdropping and breaking the fourth wall to interact directly with the viewer – which best reveal Maes’s inventive and distinct style.
In 1551, Prince Philip of Spain, the future King Philip II, commissioned Titian, the most famous painter in Europe, to produce a group of paintings showing Classical myths primarily taken from the Roman poet Ovid’s ‘Metamorphoses’. The exhibition reunites all six paintings in the series, from Boston, Madrid, and London, for the first time in over four centuries. Included are ‘Diana and Actaeon’ and ‘Diana and Callisto’; works we own jointly with the National Galleries of Scotland.
Aubrey Beardsley shocked and delighted late-Victorian London with his sinuous black and white drawings. He explored the erotic and the elegant, the humorous and grotesque, winning admirers around the world with his distinctive style.
This exhibition will include the work of the leading painters of the day – including Peter Lely, Godfrey Kneller and James Thornhill. It will celebrate grand-scale portraiture, the wonder and artifice of trompe l’oeil, the emotional persuasion of religious spaces and the awe-inspiring impact of baroque mural painting.
This exhibition will present the kimono as a dynamic and constantly evolving icon of fashion, revealing the sartorial, aesthetic and social significance of the garment from the 1660s to the present day, both in Japan and the rest of the world.
This major retrospective is the first Warhol exhibition at Tate Modern for almost 20 years. As well as his iconic pop images of Marilyn Monroe, Coca-Cola and Campbell’s soup cans, it includes works never seen before in the UK. Twenty-five works from his Ladies and Gentlemen series – portraits of black and Latinx drag queens and trans women – are shown for the first time in 30 years. Visitors can also play with his floating Silver Clouds and experience the psychedelic multimedia environment of the Exploding Plastic Inevitable.
Tate Modern presents the work of Hungarian artist Dóra Maurer (born 1937) in a year-long free exhibition. It brings together some 35 works, revealing the diversity of her output, including graphic works, photographs, films and paintings. Spanning more than five decades, the show highlights the playful conceptual approach that she brings to her experiments across all media.
London is Steve McQueen’s home town and a place that continues to inspire him. This is the first major exhibition of his work here since he won the Turner Prize in 1999. It features 14 major works spanning film, photography and sculpture, including his first film shot on a Super 8 camera, Exodus 1992/97, and the recent End Credits 2012–ongoing, McQueen’s homage to the African-American singer, actor and civil rights activist Paul Robeson, which is on show for the first time in the UK. Spanning two decades of his career, the exhibition will reveal how McQueen’s pioneering approaches to filmmaking have expanded the ways in which artists work with the medium, creating poignant portraits of time and place.
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.
Discover the most innovative designs across fashion, architecture, digital, transport, product and graphic design from the past, as nominated by the public and design experts from around the world.
‘JEW. Photographs by John Offenbach’ features 33 large-scale portraits and brings together the diverse faces of Jewish people from myriad walks of life, dispelling the myth that there is just one type of Jew. The project was borne after Offenbach travelled the world to capture the Jewish identity across 12 different countries, from Ethiopia to Ukraine, and Argentina to China.
Turner Contemporary is a charity that relies on donations to continue our outstanding work. Turner Contemporary’s main funders are Kent County Council and Arts Council England. We are also supported by other public investment and lottery funding, individual patrons, corporate patrons, trusts and foundations, catalyst endowment donors, and visitors who donate in the gallery and online.
Turner Contemporary Rendezvous Margate Kent CT9 1HG
The ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe is a unique cultural institution worldwide, because it is a place that expands the original tasks of the museum. It is a house of all media and genres, a house of both spatial arts such as painting, photography and sculpture and time-based arts such as film, video, media art, music, dance, theater and performance. The ZKM was founded in 1989 with the mission of continuing the classical arts into the digital age. This is why it is sometimes called the »electronic or digital Bauhaus« – an expression that is traced back to the founding director Heinrich Klotz. In its work, the ZKM combines research and production, exhibitions and performances, collections and archives, mediation and events. Through interdisciplinary connections of these fields of work, the ZKM as an agile organization can present and produce the development of art and media of the 20th and 21st centuries. Symposia and other formats of theoretical discourse between art, philosophy, science, technology, business and politics complement the ZKM programme to examine the effects of medialisation, digitisation and globalisation on society.
Lorenzstraße 19 76135 Karlsruhe Germany
In einem ehemals historischen Brauereigebäude in der Bräugasse 9 gibt es seit 1991 auf insgesamt 1.100qm einen Ausstellungs- und Veranstaltungsraum, Litho-Radier-Siebdruck- und Computerwerkstätten, Ateliers für bildende Künstler, einen Probenraum für Tanz und Theater sowie Übernachtungsmöglichkeiten für Künstler.
Bräugasse 9 94032 Passau
Unique Society Diepenheim is situated in the Twente bocage landscape between ancient country estates. It has around 2,000 inhabitants. Its location, culture and setup as a society make the Kunstvereniging a unique society. An organisation where artists love to experiment and exhibit. Renowned artists are curators and/or participate actively in the exhibition committee. Quality and authentic atmosphere are a strong combination. Visual arts, drawing and landscape art Key themes in Kunstvereniging Diepenheim’s activities are nature, isolation and noaberschap (neighbourliness). Visual arts, drawing and landscape art are the three main pillars. Art Institution without walls As an ‘art institution without walls’ Kunstvereniging Diepenheim invites visitors and exhibiting artists to wander, to browse and, above all, to get off the beaten track. The creation process, telling stories, expanding the horizon are inextricably linked to the concept ‘art institution without walls’.
Grotestraat 17 7478 AA Diepenheim
Poslaním Galérie mesta Bratislavy je zhromažďovať, odborne spracovávať, reštaurovať, ochraňovať a prostredníctvom expozícií výstav, publikácií a kultúrno-vzdelávacích aktivít sprístupňovať umelecké diela rôznorodým skupinám publika. Budovy galérie: MIRBACHOV PALÁC Františkánske nám. 11 815 35 Bratislava PÁLFFYHO PALÁC Panská 19 Bratislava
Panská 19 815 35, Bratislava
Kunsthalle Wien is a space which comprises the broad diversity of international contemporary art and its related contemporary discourses. To this effect, Kunsthalle Wien has been developing innovative exhibition and communication formats. Since it opened in 1992 – originally as a makeshift structure shaped like a container, today with locations at the Museumsquartier and Karlsplatz – Kunsthalle Wien, as an urban institution, presents national and international contemporary art. In this respect, it is both a location for established art and negotiation site for current societal issues as well as future developments.
Museumsplatz 1 1070 Vienna, Austria, Treitlstraße 2 1040 Vienna, Austria
Weltmuseum Wien It’s all about people. Just as in many other ethnographic museums all around the world, it is necessary for the Weltmuseum Wien to take a critical look into its own past in order to shape its future. In the course of the last few centuries, some of what can today be admired in our exhibitions was collected under somewhat questionable circumstances. It is, therefore, all the more important for us to have an open dialogue, are self-critical and see ourselves as a forum in which as many voices as possible should be heard.
Heldenplatz 1010 Vienna, Austria
ALBERTINA se nachází v historickém srdci Vídně a spojuje imperiální vkus s velkým uměním. Tato budova, bývalý okázalý habsburský palác a muzeum umění mezinárodního významu, láká dnes návštěvníky z celého světa, zvláště ty, kteří jsou zaměřeni na město a kulturu. Muzeum tvoří díky střeše, kterou vytvořil v roce 2003 Hans Hollein, také architektonický ráz a v rámci svého rozmanitého výstavního programu představuje vynikající umělecká díla od 15. století až do současnosti. Speciální výstavy jako Albrecht Dürer, Van Gogh nebo Raffael dosáhly v minulých letech v ALBERTINĚ návštěvnických rekordů. Navštivte 365 dní v roce stálé i speciální výstavy, od starých mistrů přes malířství klasické moderny až po současné umění, fotografii a architekturu a neopomeňte ani historické palácové prostory ALBERTINY.
Albertinaplatz 1 1010 Wien
The German couple, Irene and Peter Ludwig, who were the founders of the Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, had a collection of more than 12 thousand works of art, range from antiquities to contemporary art. The pieces they have donated or lent are on display at 30 museums worldwide, including institutions in Budapest, Cologne, Vienna and Beijing. 1989 The Ludwig Foundation donates 70 art works to the state of Hungary to establish the collection of the Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art in Hungary. For the present, the collection is managed by the National Gallery. 1991 On the first floor of Building A of the Hungarian National Gallery, the Ludwig Foundation puts 91 works on long-term deposit. The opening of its first autonomous exhibition marks the debut of the Ludwig Museum Budapest, the first institution in Hungary concerned with international contemporary art.
Budapest, Komor Marcell u. 1, 1095 Maďarsko
MAK-ÖSTERREICHISCHES MUSEUM FÜR ANGEWANDTE KUNST / GEGENWARTSKUNST
museum moderner kunst stiftung ludwig wien