We Recommend: Visual Arts

Cézanne at the Whitworth

Sat 24 Aug - Sun 1 Mar

The Witworth

This exhibition celebrates an extraordinary collection of drawings and prints by Paul Cézanne that has been gifted and placed on long-term loan to the Whitworth by gallerist, collector, author and publisher Karsten Schubert.

Visual Arts

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2019

Sat 14 Sept - Sun 23 Feb

Various Venues

Since 1949, BNC has consistently supported contemporary visual artists to successfully transition from education into professional practice, by means of an annual touring exhibition, featuring French artist Camille Yvert. Supported by Fluxus Art Projects.

Visual Arts

Henri Matisse, Master of Line

Wed 18 Sept - Sun 5 Jan

The Holburne Museum, Bath

One of the undisputed masters of 20th century art, Henri Matisse (1869–1954) is renowned for the exquisite delicacy of his drawn line as much as for the intense brilliance of his colour.

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Peggy Guggenheim and London

Tue 24 Sept - Sat 14 Dec

Ordovas Gallery

Intended as an anniversary celebration of Guggenheim as one of the first female gallerists in London this exhibition showcases her parallel collecting interests in Abstraction and Surrealism through a display of works by Jean (Hans) Arp and Yves Tanguy.

Visual Arts

Reconstructing Cézanne

Wed 2 Oct - Sat 7 Dec

Luxembourg and Dayan Gallery, London

The exhibition brings to light new, ground-breaking research into the work of one of Modernism's greatest masters, based on close examination of the DNA makeup that constitutes the papers he used for his watercolours and drawings.

Visual Arts

Into the Night – Cabarets & Clubs in Modern Art

Fri 4 Oct - Sun 19 Jan


Spanning the 1880s to the 1960s, this landmark exhibition explores the electrifying history of cabarets, cafés and clubs in modern art across the world, from London to Paris, New York, Berlin, Mexico City or Vienna, through the lens of pioneering artists.

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The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Gauguin Portraits

Mon 7 Oct - Sun 26 Jan

The National Gallery

The first ever exhibition devoted to the portraits of Paul Gauguin. Spanning the later years of his life and focusing solely on his portraits, this exhibition follows Gauguin’s move away from Impressionism towards Symbolism.

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Sat 2 Nov - Sat 2 May

Saatchi Gallery

French artist Cyril de Commarque presents a multi-media installation drawing from the Anthropocene era – the period when man first had an impact on Earth’s geology and ecosystems – then meditating on the effect technology and scientific advancement will have on humankind and the environment.

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Dora Maar

Wed 20 Nov - Sun 15 Mar

Tate Modern

The largest retrospective of Dora Maar ever held in the UK. During the 1930s, Maar’s provocative photomontages became celebrated icons of surrealism. This exhibition will explore the breadth of Maar's long career in the context of work by her contemporaries.

Visual Arts

Picasso and Paper

Sat 25 Jan - Mon 13 Apr

Royal Academy of Arts

Pablo Picasso rewrote the rules of painting, but he also tore up the rulebook for paper. Bringing together 300 of the artist’s works, both on and with paper, this exhibition spans his entire prolific career and represents a significant chapter in modern art.

Visual Arts