Miss Pokeno, (Allanah Curry), 'Trophy Chair' (2009). Chair with taxidermy. Copyright the artist. Photograph copyright Tim Walker.
Victoriana: The Art of Revival
7 September to 8 December 2013
From the macabre to the quaint, the sensational to the surreal, ‘Victoriana: The Art of Revival’ is the first-ever exhibition in the UK to offer a major retrospective of Victorian revivalism in all its guises.
Check out our dedicated Victoriana page for more information, and see a selection of the exhibits on our Pinterest board.
Admission £7, £5 concessions
26 April - 9 December 2013
Come and see eye to eye with faces familiar and unfamiliar in our season of free displays dedicated to portraiture. Admission free.
Showcasing portrait gems of the permanent collection, some of which have not been on public display for some time.
Visitors will be able to view some of the earliest paintings in the collection, as well as charming portraits of children, royalty, influential figures, and enigmatic, unknown faces.
British Landmarks in Art
To accompany our Painted Faces exhibition, British Land has kindly loaned several pieces by British artists. These will be displayed in rotation, within the following landmark themes:
- Pop Art - 26 April to 20 June
- Abstraction - 21 June to 22 August
- Photography - 23 August to 17 October
- Goldsmith's College - 18 October to 9 December
Each group features an artwork linked to portraiture. These pieces are by Peter Blake, John Walker, Sam Taylor-Johnson and Gary Hume.