Art Exhibitions 2017 – Suggestions

Here are 5 exhibitions any art lover should check out this year around the country…

  • Breughel: Defining a Dynasty – Bath – An exploration of the Breughel family and it’s artistic legacy. The first UK exhibition to showcase all the exponents of the Breughel family and its influences on art through the ages. This exhibition has garnered much critical acclaim since it opened.  Holburne Museum, until June 4th.
  • Paul Nash – Norwich – An exhibition of the works of acclaimed artist Paul Nash, best known for his depictions of the battlefields of the First World War. A great variety of his works – including not just his famous war paintings. A celebration of one of the most prominent British artists of the 20th century. Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, until August 20th.
  • Queer British Art 1861-1967 – London – A show charting the artistic history of the LGBT movement. Personal and Intimate – an exploration of a previously hidden identity. Includes works by John Singer Sergeant, Hockney, Duncan Grant and Dora Carrington.  Tate England, until October 1st.
  • America after the Fall – Painting in the 1930s – London – A collection of 1930s American art that uncovers a country in the throws of economic crisis. Showing rapid urbanisation, societal fracture and immigration. A holistic look at American imagery of one of the country’s most formative periods. Royal Academy of Arts, until 4th June.
  • Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait – London – An exhibition curated by the late musician’s brother. Comprising of her personal possessions, family photographs, her Jewish background, music collection, Grammy’s and guitar and clothes. This exhibition is deeply personal and an enlightenment into the chaotic singer’s tragically short life. London Jewish Museum, until 4th June.

Hope this provides a few inspirations for any avid museum goers out there!

Thanks for reading! 🙂

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