25 July 2012

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Cartier Bresson A Question of Colour Positive View Foundation

Positive View Foundation has announced its inaugural exhibition Cartier-Bresson: A Question of Colour, to be held at Somerset House, 8 November 2012 – 27 January 2013. Curated by William A. Ewing, the exhibition will feature 10 Henri Cartier-Bresson photographs never before exhibited in the UK alongside over 75 works by 15 international contemporary photographers. The […]

8 April 2012

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GUARDI MASTERPIECE GOES ON DISPLAY AT THE COURTAULD

A magnificent view of Venice’s Rialto Bridge, a masterpiece by the great Venetian painter Francesco Guardi (1712-1793), has gone on display at The Courtauld Gallery. Privately owned, The Rialto Bridge from the North with the Palazzo Camerlenghi was painted around 1768. Monumental in scale, the painting encapsulates the lively scene around this busy stretch of […]

24 March 2012

Ultimate Guide To Pick Me Up Graphic Art Fair

Alice Lubbock provides the lowdown on this year’s smorgasbord of screenprints and oddball characters Somerset House is the unlikely host of an even unlikelier sort of fair – one exclusively selling graphic and illustrative print work. Visitors normally expecting to see a Monet painting or a Van Gogh portrait over in the Courthauld Institute, can […]

17 March 2011

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Ai Weiwei Sculpture for Somerset House

A large scale public sculpture by China’s most controversial artists, Ai Weiwei’s is to go on display in the courtyard of London’s Somerset House. He is best know in London for his massive Tate/ Unilever commission in the Turbine Hall last autumn. Weiwei filled the vast space with over 100 million porcelain sunflower seeds. Which […]