What’s On!

2019 is packed with show-stopping exhibitions, brought to life with a programme of exciting events – from an Aboriginal Australian music response to the Reimagining Captain Cook exhibition, to Munch-inspired art workshops for young families. Here is a run through of our major exhibition and free displays highlights – follow us on Twitter and Facebook for all the latest news. Major exhibitions Edvard Munch: love and angst 11 April – 21 July 2019 The Joseph Hotung Great Court Gallery, Room 35 Edvard Munch, The Scream. Lithograph, 1895. CC BY 4 The Munch Museum. The creator of art’s most haunting and iconic face. A radical father of Expressionism. Norway’s answer to Vincent van Gogh. But who was the artist behind The Scream? Discover this pioneering, subversive artist as we lift the veil on the life and works of Edvard Munch. Munch’s innovative techniques, bold use of colour and dark subject matter resonated with shifting attitudes – and mark him out as one of the first truly ‘modern’ artists. In this collaborative exhibition with the Munch Museum in Oslo, see how he mastered the art of printmaking and explore his remarkable body of work. Book tickets Supported by AKO Foundation The Citi exhibition Mangaマンガ 23 May – 26 August [...]
Tue, Jan 01, 2019
Source: British Museum Blog
A Japanese billionaire, Yusaku Maezawa, wants artists to join him on a pioneering spaceflight. We asked some leading candidates about the idea. [...]
Mon, Sep 24, 2018
Source: Ai Weiwei @ New York Times
Leaders detail how democratic ideals are under attack around the world. But the time has come to fight back. [...]
Sun, Sep 23, 2018
Source: Ai Weiwei @ New York Times
An exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London examines how technological and social change will alter the way we live. [...]
Fri, Aug 24, 2018
Source: Ai Weiwei @ New York Times
Mr. Ai has never had a substantial exhibition in Los Angeles, but by October he will have three. [...]
Sun, May 20, 2018
Source: Ai Weiwei @ New York Times