If you like this, here are some more art exhibitions…
British drawings, from 1600 to the present day – 5th October 2013 to 13th April 2014
This exhibition will cover more than 400 years of drawing practice, and include works by Van Dyck, Gainsborough, Constable, Blake, Rossetti, Spencer, Freud and Hockney. The display will trace the central role played by drawing in portraiture and landscape paintings, and a selection of contemporary works will demonstrate drawing’s continuing importance for artists.
Castiglione: Lost Genius – 1st November 2013 to 16th March 2014
The Queen’s Gallery’s new exhibition is called “Castiglione: Lost Genius”. Castiglione worked in oils on paper, and won fame for his drawings and prints. His large, vibrant compositions were works of rare beauty, but he unaccountably fell from fame in the modern era.
Gifted: From the Royal Academy to The Queen – 1st November 2013 to 16th March 2014
To celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012, the Royal Academy presented a gift of 97 works from some of the most high-profile names in art — including Tracey Emin, David Hockney, Anish Kapoor, Cornelia Parker and Grayson Perry. This exhibition showcases the entire collection of 97 works, displaying the breadth of membership of the Royal Academy.