Mexico: A Revolution in Art, 1910-1940

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 29TH SEPTEMBER 2013

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6th July 2013 until 29th September 2013
 

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Mexico: A Revolution in Art, 1910-1940In Mexico, the years between 1910 and 1920 ushered in a period of profound political change in which the arts were placed centre stage. That's the premise behind Mexico: A Revolution in Art, 1910-1940, an exhibition in the Sackler Wing of the Royal Academy of Arts which examines the thirty year period. The exhibition places works by national artists, such as the 'three greats' of Mexian art, Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros, alongside those of international artists affected by their experiences in Mexico. German-born artist Josef Albers is one such who, with his wife, wrote to Wassily Kandinsky in 1936 saying, "Mexico is truly the promised land for abstract art". Book tickets now for Mexico: A Revolution in Art at the Royal Academy to see all these works for yourself.

 

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Mexico: A Revolution in Art, 1910-1940  Jose Chavez Morado, 'Carnaval en Huejotzingo' (Carnival in Huejotzingo), 1939. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum © DACS 2012  

Mexico: A Revolution in Art, 1910-1940 - Jose Chavez Morado, 'Carnaval en Huejotzingo' (Carnival in Huejotzingo), 1939. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum © DACS 2012

Mexico: A Revolution in Art, 1910-1940 Jose Chavez Morado, 'Carnaval en Huejotzingo' (Carnival in Huejotzingo), 1939. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum © DACS 2012 

Mexico: A Revolution in Art, 1910-1940 - Jose Chavez Morado, 'Carnaval en Huejotzingo' (Carnival in Huejotzingo), 1939. Collection of Phoenix Art Museum © DACS 2012 More Images
 

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Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Anselm Kiefer
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
DATES  27th September to 14th December 2014
VENUE  Royal Academy of Arts 
In September 2014, the Royal Academy will present a major and comprehensive retrospective of Anselm Kiefer, whose 1969 degree show, 'Occupations', "remains one of the most polarising artworks to have emerged from postwar Germany" (The Guardian). A comprehensive display of his works, the exhibition will include books, drawings, photographs, watercol... More about this event
 
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Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Wednesday 8th October 2014 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
VENUE  Royal Academy of Arts 
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Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
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VENUE  Royal Academy of Arts 
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Royal Academy of Arts,   Burlington House      W1J 0BD
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Life Drawing In The Keeper's House
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
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VENUE  Royal Academy of Arts 
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Rubens And His Legacy: Van Dyck To CezanneRubens And His Legacy: Van Dyck To CezanneA major exhibition featuring over 160 artworks, incorporating paintings, drawings and prints, exploring the Flemish artist's influence on the history of art. As well as works by Rubens, the show will also feature works by the likes of Watteau, Manet, Renoir, Picasso, Van Dyck and Cezanne, covering the themes of poetry, elegance, power, lust, compas24th January 2015Friday 10th April 2015 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting
DATES  24th January to 10th April 2015
VENUE  Royal Academy of Arts 
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