Call for submissions: Dulwich Picture Gallery and Tessa Jowell Health Centre announce health-led art commissions

Dulwich Picture Gallery and Tessa Jowell Health Centre (TJHC) have today announced an ambitious new series of commissions that will invite artists to create and develop site-specific work for the new NHS health centre in East Dulwich.

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100 different things to do in a lock-down.

Note: I am not a professional writer but I am inspired every now and again to write down my thoughts. This was a spontaneous idea and as I had an opportunity to share it on this platform, here it is. BTW English is my second language so if you spot an odd way of writing just think that I am not perfect. I hope you enjoy reading it. Let me know your thoughts, please. :)

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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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Nostalgia for 'The way We Were' gives hope for the future

Filmmakers from as recent as 2017 and dating back over 100 years are seeing a surge of popularity on Youtube as lone-struck web-surfers find comfort in nostalgic filmed recordings of days past.

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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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Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II to raise money for mental health crisis

The global pandemic is giving rise to an emergency in mental health as vulnerable people in society are experiencing incredible pressures. Although the current focus is on treating people critically ill with the COVID-19 virus, the new wave of effort is going to have to be directed at those suffering from impacts brought about by the virus.

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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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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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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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