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David Hockney to showcase first exhibition in 20 years with works dating back to his childhood

“David Hockney: Drawings from Life” will be the first major show dedicated to the great artist’s drawings in over two decades. The exhibition at London’s National Portrait Gallery will include self-portraits as well as portraits of some of his favourite subjects; his mother Laura Hockney, his muse Celia Birtwell, and his friends Gregory Evans and […]

Growing Freedom With Yoko Ono- The Sacred Art of Playfulness

Group painting. Driving nails into a wall. Mono-coloured chess. Listening to heartbeats.  Dangling motorcycle helmets filled with pieces of sky for the taking. Stamping for peace. These are just a few of the many sweet, simple, and soul searching activities you are welcome to at the newly opened exhibit Growing Freedom, a collection of art […]

MK Gallery set to reopen in March

The newly revamped MK Gallery will celebrate its first year back in the art scene with some exciting exhibitions.     ‘Paula Rego: Obedience and Defiance,’ a major retrospective of Portuguese artist Paula Rego will bookmark the newly revamped MK Gallery in Milton Keynes as second in a series of exhibitions to celebrate the gallery’s […]

‘The Condition of Being Here’: a retrospective of Jasper Johns drawings

The Menil Drawing Institute in Houston has recently opened an exhibition of drawings by American artist Jasper Johns celebrating both his dedication as a draftsman and a forthcoming catalogue of the artist’s career. ‘The Condition of Being Here: Drawings by Jasper Johns’ spans the artist’s 60-plus-year career with drawings from as early as 1954 to […]

Maria Pergay’s ‘Iconic’ Retrospective at David Gill Gallery

When it comes to 20th-century design, the most well-known works are usually created by men, with only a few exceptions. Maria Pergay’s works is high among those exceptions, having dominated the male-centric design scene in the 1970’s by essentially rebranding stainless steel and pioneering its use in modern design. David Gill Gallery in London is […]