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Get set to question your perception of the physical world as you know it at Saatchi's latest exhibition this February
The Saatchi Gallery has a bumper summer of showcases lined up for summer. Here’s what’s on the hot list.
CIVILIZATION: The Way We Live Now
2 June – 17 September. Saatchi’s headline exhibition is thought provoking and inspiring in the same breath. Find out more in our spotlight story here.
Andrew Millar: Hidden Visions
7 June – 16 July. A solo exhibition by British artist, Andrew Millar. Enjoy pieces inspired by nature in flux – including symbolic moments of stillness and movement. Free to attend.
RHS Botanical Art & Photography Show 2023
16 June – 9 July. In it’s third year, ticketholders can discover new works by leading (professional and amateur) botanical artists and photographers. Works have been meticulously selected through a rigorous judging panel and awarded RHS Gold, Silver-Gilt, Silver and Bronze medals. With works depicting plants of ecological importance and endangered plants from across the globe, as well as garden blooms and medicinal herbs, and photography capturing RHS garden landscapes and even gardeners in quiet unity in the gardens of Kyoto, this is a must for any horticulturalist. Tickets from £5, whilst Saatchi Gallery members and RHS members go free. Book here.
Beyond the Glaze: Reclaiming the Landscape
14 July – 28 August. An exploration of contemporary painting by women artists, seeking to subvert the historical tendencies of a mail dominated genre. Discover how women painters take ownership and explore activity that takes place within a landscape and consequently define the worldview from their own perspective. Free to attend.
13 July – 31 August. A showcase of paintings by Ukranian folk artist, Maria Prymachenko shown in the UK for the very first time, having been preserved by her family for more than 50 years. Expect beautiful scenes, originally conceived as illustrations for a children’s book, that reflect life in a small village in the Kyiv region through magical and naïve imagery. Free to attend.
Want the World to Know by Michael Forbes
21 July – 28 August. A showcase of new works by Michael Forbes. Experience sculpture, installation, photography and digital media that challenges viewers to examine the dichotomy of blackness and whiteness in society. Free to attend.
For more info on the Saatchi Gallery and its exhibitions, visit the Gallery website here.
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