A bit of catching up to do! Last month I visited the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge where I saw several exhibitions. First up was ‘MOONSTRIPS: Eduardo Paolozzi and the printed collage 1965-72′ which consisted of screenprints, collages and photolithographs by Paolozzi. Next I visited the print room where ‘Modern Heroism: Printmaking and the legacy of Napoleon Bonaparte’ was on display. This exhibition included lithographs which both celebrated and ridiculed Napoleon, as well as prints illustrating the time period.
I also saw two pieces of sculpture, the first being the Rothschild bronzes, a pair of bronzes believed to be made by Michelangelo and a maquette of Antony Gormley’s ‘Angel of The North’.
Unfortunately because of my late blog posting most of these exhibitions have now closed. However, ‘A Michelangelo Discovery’ is on display until 9th August. The ‘Angel of The North’ maquette may also still be on display.
I thought I would make another exhibition wishlist as I have seen so many shows I’d like to go to! I’m fairly sure I won’t get to see half of them, but perhaps you will and you can let me know about it!
Jonny Hannah: The Darktown Billets-Doux at The Depot, Edinburgh 10th – 14th April 2015
Neil Bousfield at Tinsmiths, Ledbury until 25th April 2015
Secret 7″ at Somerset House, London until 3rd May 2015
Dust: Drew Millward at Colours May Vary, Leeds until 4th May 2015
Paul Catherall: 15 Years of Linocuts at For Arts Sake, Ealing, London 17th April – 17th May 2015
Bawden’s Book Illustration at The Higgins, Bedford
An Abiding Standard: The Prints of Stanley Anderson at The Royal Academy until 24th May 2015
Goya: The Women and Old Witches Album at The Courtauld Gallery, London until 25th May 2015
Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector at The Barbican, London until 25th May 2015
New Rhythms: Henri Gaudier-Brzeska and his contemporaries at Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge until 21st June 2015 (accompanied by a display of contemporary drawings in Kettle’s Yard House)
Kenneth Rowntree: A Centenary Exhibition at The Fry Art Gallery, Saffron Walden until 12th July 2015
Ravilious at The Dulwich Picture Gallery, London until 31st August 2015
Henri Matisse Sculptures: The Backs at Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich until 1st September 2015
Henry Moore: Back To A Land at The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield until 6th September 2015
From Eric Ravilious to Grayson Perry at The Fry Art Gallery, Saffron Walden until 25th October 2015
The Power of Paper: 50 years of printmaking from Australia, Canada and South Africa at The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge until 6th December 2015
MOONSTRIPS: Eduardo Paolozzi and the printed collage 1965-72 at The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge until 7th June 2015