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Milton Avery

Despite his reputation as one of North America’s greatest 20th-century colourists, Milton Avery’s work has never been shown in Europe.

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Raymond Briggs – A Retrospective

Internationally famous for books including Fungus the Bogeyman, The Snowman and When the Wind Blows, this is remarkably the first ever exhibition devoted to Raymond Briggs.

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Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Fly in League with the Night

Black female artists are very belatedly enjoying huge amounts of exposure across the world and Yiadom-Bokaye is among those whose portraits and paintings have found favour.

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Kandinsky

One of the foremost artistic innovators of the early 20th century, Vasily Kandinsky, is one of the great pioneers of abstractions.

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The Prado Reunited

The Prado Museum in Madrid has been working hard to reopen galleries.

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The Loneliness of the Soul

Works by British artist Tracey Emin and Expressionist Edvard ‘the Scream’ Munch will be shown together at the Royal Academy this winter.

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Royal Academy revised programme

The Royal Academy plans to reopen in the autumn. In the meantime, new start dates for the 2020 exhibitions programme include moving the Summer Exhibition to October. 

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Cranach – Artist and Innovator

Earlier this year, Compton Verney briefly opened an exhibition devoted to the life and legacy of the great 17th century master Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553), which brought together more works by the master and described his life as court painter to the Electors of Saxony.

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Art Galleries – Europe Unlocks Slowly

Across Europe, museums are gradually re-opening with new measures to protect the public in place that include stringent hygiene and social distancing requirements.

Feast and Fast – The Art of Food in Europe

Joris van Son
Still life with a lobster 1660| Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

No sooner had Last Supper in Pompeii drawn to a close at the Ashmolean in Oxford than a giant pineapple by food artists Bompas and Parr appeared outside the Fitzwilliam in Cambridge to announce the opening of Feast & Fast.

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