28 September 2015

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Damien Hirst, Francis Bacon, And Pablo Picasso On Display At Ordovas

Conceived by Damien Hirst and curated by Ordovas, ‘The Big Blue’ explores some of the ways in which the sea influences art, by looking at works that span many centuries from Roman times until today. Our intention is to offer an original and penetrating glimpse into a universal theme. “After the fascinating experience of working […]

3 October 2013

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Ordovas Stages Joint Exhibition With Rijksmuseum Of Rembrandt And Auerbach

The Rijksmuseum and Ordovas are staging a unique joint exhibition in the autumn, centred around paintings and etchings by Rembrandt on loan from the collection of the Rijksmuseum, in conversation with paintings by Frank Auerbach. Raw Truth: Auerbach-­‐Rembrandt will open to the public from 4 October to 1 December 2013 at Ordovas, Savile Row, London […]

4 June 2013

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Ignacio Chillida: New London Exhibition Organised With The Artist’s Estate

Chillida: From Iron to Light is the first dedicated exhibition of Chillida’s sculptures to take place in London for almost twenty years. Now regarded as one of the foremost pioneers of modern sculpture, Eduardo Chillida (1924-2002) produced an extraordinary body of work over a period of fifty years, establishing him among Spain’s most distinctive and […]

4 February 2013

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Bacon and Rodin in dialogue: New Exhibition For February

At the beginning of September 1959, Francis Bacon travelled to Cornwall, seeking to escape the distractions of London, and took out a six-month rental on a studio in St Ives from the artists William Redgrave and Peter Lanyon. One evening at a party in St Ives, Redgrave noticed Bacon talking with Brian Wall; Bacon asked […]

4 October 2012

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Lucian Freud Pairs With Carracci In New Ordovas Exhibition

The Dulwich Picture Gallery has revived an old tradition of sending its paintings to central London when it exhibits one of its major works this autumn in Painting from Life: Carracci Freud at Ordovas. The exhibition brings together a striking group of head studies by the great 17th century Bolognese painter, Annibale Carracci (1560–1609), and […]

11 July 2012

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Alexander Calder An Adventure In India – Review

Fruit in England is small, and in Mediterranean countries is it enormous. I remember being taken aback that “orange” could mean such totally different fruits. The extension of this, however, becomes eerie. Things, particularly inanimate things like plants or fruits, grown gargantuan but still in precise shapes or patterns, is not quite a trope but […]