What’s On

Events

As lockdowns end our school is back to the usual hustle and bustle, as are London’s galleries, to showcase the work of many up and coming and celebrated artists. Here is a selection of some. At the top are reviewed events and scroll down for further listing. Let us know if you have seen artist or artwork that inspired you and/or if you wish to write a review !

ART

Picasso Ingres: Face to Face at the National Gallery, Room 46
3 June – 9 October 2022

Admission free

This is a unique opportunity to see two portraits by Picasso and Ingres side by side, for the first time, and to trace the continuous thread between 19th and 20th-century artistic development. Picasso’s ‘Woman with a Book’ (1932) and ‘Madame Moitessier’ by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, which inspired it.

Exhibition organised in partnership with the Norton Simon Museum, California.

When Flowers DreamPip & Pop at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery of Botanical Art at Kew gardens

An ethereal exhibition by internationally-renowned artist Tanya Schultz (a.k.a. Pip & Pop) showcases an eclectic mix of vibrant artworks made from everyday materials such as sugar, candy, and assorted craft materials.

21 May 2022 till 5 March 2023

SURREALISM BEYOND BORDERS at Tate Modern

Exhibition organised by Tate Modern and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

UNTIL 29 AUGUST 2022 /Free entry for Members

LUBIANA HAMID AT TATE MODERN

Exhibition organised by Tate Modern in collaboration with Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts de Lausanne/Plateforme 10

This large-scale exhibition will debut recent work and include selected highlights from Lubiana Hamid career. Taking inspiration from her interest in theatre, the exhibition will unfold in a sequence of scenes designed to place visitors centre-stage and backstage.

Until 2 October 2022

A CENTURY OF THE ARTIST’S STUDIO: 1920 – 2020 at Whitechapel Gallery

24 February 2022 – 5 June 2022

‘Whitechapel Gallery presents a 100-year survey of the studio through the work of artists and image-makers from around the world. The exhibition brings together more than 100 works by over 80 artists and collectives from Africa, Australasia, South Asia, China, Europe, Japan, the Middle East, North and South America. They range from modern icons such as Francis Bacon, Louise Bourgeois, Pablo Picasso, Egon Schiele, Andy Warhol, to contemporary figures such as Walead Beshty, Lisa Brice, Kerry James Marshall.’

LONDON GALLERY WEEKEND is back during the weekend 13 – 15 May 2022.

A free public event celebrating art in all its forms and London art galleries, with over 150 participating renowned and emerging art spaces.

Collection Christen Sveaas Art Foundation: The Travel Bureau, Selected by Paulina Olowska at Whitechapel Gallery
14 January 2022 – 8 May 2022

Paulina Olowska reveals the true nature of a gallery as a travel bureau, where works of art are portals into myriad destinations imagined by artists.

TATE BRITAIN FREE COLLECTION DISPLAY

Discover some of the oldest and best-loved work in Tate’s collection – including those by William Hogarth, Joshua Reynolds, Gwen John, J.M.W Turner, Mark Rothko and the pre-Raphaelites – as well as the most exciting contemporary work by artists such as David Hockney and Dame Barbara Hepworth.

Also included are all temporary free displays – Art Now, and all current Spotlights.

BEING HUMAN at Welcome Collection

Permanent exhibition

‘Being Human explores what it means to be human in the 21st century. It reflects our hopes and fears about new forms of medical knowledge, and our changing relationships with ourselves, each other and the world. Featuring 50 artworks and objects, the gallery is divided into four sections: Genetics, Minds & Bodies, Infection, and Environmental Breakdown.’

Wellcome Collection is a free museum and library that aims to challenge how we all think and feel about health. Through exhibitions, collections, live programming, digital, broadcast and publishing, we create opportunities for people to think deeply about the connections between science, medicine, life and art.

PSAD STUDENTS EXHIBITION !

PSAD screen printing students show at the Andrew Robson Bridge Club.  Open to the public on one day only 6th May with private view from 6-8:30pm.

Address: Andrew Robson Bridge Club, 31 Parsons Green Lane, SW6 4HH

Open on the 6 May. Private view at 6pm–8.30pm. Admission Free.

HELEN FRANKENTHALER: RADICAL BEAUTY at Dulwich Picture Gallery, London SE21 7AD

Woodcuts by Helen Frankenthaler (1928–2011), recognized among the most important American abstract artists of the 20th century, widely credited for her pivotal role in the transition from Abstract Expressionism to Color Field painting.

To coincide with this exhibition, the Monet x Frankenthaler display brings together two seminal works by Claude Monet and Helen Frankenthaler to reveal similarities in the artists’ ambition and approach. Entry to the display is included in the exhibition ticket.

Until 18 April 2022

FRANCIS BACON: MAN AND BEAST at Royal Academy of Art

29 January – 17 April 2022

‘The Royal Academy of Arts presents the first exhibition to chart the development of the artist’s work through the lens of his fascination with animals, and how this impacted upon his treatment of his ultimate subject: the human figure.’

FRAMED Wandsworth Art

This outdoor exhibition is turning our high streets into shows of colourful, intriguing, and striking art by exhibiting local artists’ work on shop windows and lampposts all over Wandsworth. Several students of PSAD are participating in their local FRAMED showings. See our Community News.

LATE CONSTABLE at Royal Academy of Art

30 October 2021 – 13 February 2022

This exhibition explores Constable’s late style through his paintings and oil sketches as well as watercolours, drawings and prints. Highly recommended !

CERAMICS/CRAFTS

CONTEMPORARY CERAMICS

Jack Doherty. Solo Exhibition               23 June – 16 July

Martin McWilliams. Solo Exhibition.   21 July – 13 August

Great Russel Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 3BF

Sophie MacCarthy

Open Studio. Sunday 3 July

The Chocolate Factory, Farleigh Place. London N16 7SX

FLOW GALLERY

Akiko Hirai.   Solo Exhibition.  7 July – 24 September

1-5 Needham Rd, London W11 2RP

WATERPERRY GARDENS

CELEBRATING CERAMICS.  15-17 July

Showcasing the work of 140 leading ceramicists

Wheatley, Oxford, OX33 1LA

MAGDALENE ODUNDO AT CAMBRIDGE

The Fitzwilliam Museum until 24th July

The ceramic artist has personally selected a range of artworks from around the world which are shown alongside her own work.

Two new exhibitions at CONTEMPORARY CERAMICS

63 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3BF

26 May – 18 June: A joint exhibition of work by Prue Cooper, Hannah McAndrew and Sean Miller

LONDON CRAFT WEEK

9-15 May

Celebrating outstanding British and international makers with a series of events/exhibitions in London

see londoncraftweek.com for the full programme.

After two long years CAL is finally back. starts this Friday 8th April!!!!  Very few tickets left.

63 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3BF

RAKU

An exhibition showcasing a selection of potters who use this unpredictable and often dramatic glazing process.

This exhibition coincides with the publication of a new book by Stephen Murfitt, CONTEMPORARY RAKU.

3-26 March 2022

SHAZZASPLAXXA.

An exhibition of exuberant work by renowned potter, Sandy Brown

31 March – 23 May 2022

63 Great Russell Street, WC1B 3BP

MAUD AND MABEL

Exhibition. BEAUTIFULLY FLAWED

Wabi Sabi in contemporary craft

25 March – 2 April

11 Perrin’s Court, NW3 1QS

RICHARD BATTERHAM; Studio Potter. (1936-2021)

A comprehensive selection of his work that illustrates Batterham’s uncompromising dedication to pottery.

NOW until 26th September at the V&A, South Kensington.

BODY VESSEL CLAY

Black Women, Ceramics and Contemporary Art

at Two Temple Place, London WC2R 3BD

29 January – 24 April 2022

This exciting new exhibition spans 70 years of ceramics showcasing the medium through

artworks by 3 generations of Black Women Artists working in Clay.

Beginning with the seminal Nigerian potter, Ladi Kwali and her influence on contemporary potters

like Magdalene Odundo, Bisila Noha and others.

Not to be missed!

COLLECT returns to Somerset House !

The leading international fair for contemporary craft and design will be back at Somerset House in London.

Open from 25-27 February 2022 (previews 23-24) and online at Artsy.net.

CONTEMPORARY CERAMICS

CONTEMPORARY CERAMICS NEW MEMBERS EXHIBITION

3-26 Feb

63 Great Russell Street, WC1B 3BF

CERAMIC ART LONDON 2022

8-10 April

Central St Martins, 1 Granary Square, N1C 4AA

HANDS:CLAY

AN EXHIBITION BY MORLEY COLLEGE CERAMICS TUTORS

26th Jan-10th Feb

Morley College Gallery, 61 Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 7HT