Not surreal enough? British surrealism is a centuries old tradition

The Dulwich Picture Gallery’s fascinating new exhibition titled “British Surrealism” courts the viewer through an extensive collection of artworks, showing many that predate the accepted Surrealism era. Coursing back centuries, it suggests the British psyche has been long adept at contemplating a certain otherness.

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British Surrealism - surreal art for a surreal age at the Dulwich Picture Gallery

Coming soon in February 2020, Dulwich Picture Gallery will present British Surrealism, an ambitious and wide-ranging survey of the origins of surrealist art in Britain, and the first to trace its roots back to 1620 drawing on archive material.

 

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Rembrandt casts new light showing cinematic mastery

The Dulwich Picture Gallery (DPG) launched a new Rembrandt exhibition called “Rembrandt’s Light” on the 3rd of October to mark the 350th anniversary of his death. This unique collection of 35 of his best masterpieces, etchings and drawings, some shown for the first time in the UK, are to further explore the master as a painter, teacher, “imperfectionist” and, if he was alive today, his potential as a filmmaker.

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Photographic Root's exhibition coming in 2020 at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Photograph's of nature from 1840's until today

In Summer 2020, Dulwich Picture Gallery will present the first exhibition to trace the history of photography as told through depictions of nature, revealing how the subject led to key advancements in the medium, from its very beginnings in 1840 to present day. Unearthed: Photography’s Roots will be the first major photography show at Dulwich Picture Gallery, bringing together over 100 works by 25 leading international photographers, many never seen before.

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Rembrandt's personal drawings coming to Dulwich Picture Gallery

A book containing two personal entries by Rembrandt will travel outside of the Netherlands for the first time since its creation in 1652, as part of Dulwich Picture Gallery’s forthcoming exhibition, Rembrandt’s Light (4 October 2019 – 2 February 2020).

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Dulwich Rembrandt Heist Fails With Thieves At Large in London

The Dulwich Picture Gallery maybe the oldest purpose-built gallery in the world but it’s security systems are still avant-garde. Two of the Dutch master painters masterpieces were removed from their hangings but didn’t leave the gallery grounds as the Met police swept in and scared the robbers off.

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Dulwich Picture Gallery opens it shining new Techni-Colour Dream Palace

The Colour Palace stands stoutly raised up on pillars in all its day-glow glory frankly determined to cheer up visitors regardless of whether the sun is shining or the clouds are spraying us with wintry venom.

The erection of the Colour Palace is to celebrate the winning entry of the open design competition organised by the Dulwich Picture Gallery and the London Festival of Architecture.

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Banksy’s shop in Croydon, Gross Domestic Product about to close (though never opened)

Today is the last opportunity that Banksy lovers will have to bid for items in his shop at incredibly low prices. The lucky-dip of artworks and other memorabilia include a stab vest, t-shirts, a mock-tiger rug, and even genuine artwork.

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London’s Battersea goes Hollywood for Movie-style wedding

London’s Battersea goes Hollywood for Movie-style wedding

The New ‘B’ is in Battersea, not Bentley

Smart couples willing to pay a little more are now opting for movie style glamour in hiring the most sophisticated luxury wedding planners in the world. Weddings like these may seem out of this world for the average Joe Bloggs like me but for the monied set, they represent a new rising trend in expressing one’s wealth. Add a comment

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