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Michael Landy: Saints Alive2013 Associate Artist in residence at the National Gallery, Michael Landy, is the subject of a free exhibition in the gallery's Sunley Room where seven kinetic sculptures go on display from May 2013. In Saints Alive Landy's large-scale works, consisting of fragments of National Gallery paintings cast in three dimensions, represent a contemporary view of the lives of the saints. Landy scours car boot sales and flea markets to create his works, recycling rubbish to create something new. One of the YBAs (Young British Artists) of the 1990s, he is best known for his 2001 installation, 'Break Down', where he catalogued and then destroyed all of his possessions.

 

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Beauty And The Male: Reynolds's 'Colonel Tarleton'Beauty And The Male: Reynolds's 'Colonel Tarleton'A talk given by Matthew Morgan.2016-05-25T13:00:00+01002016-05-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  11th May to 30th October 2016
VENUE  National Gallery 
George Shaw, the Coventry born artist nominated for the Turner Prize in 2011, unveils the culmination of his two-year studio residency at the National Gallery. Using the type of enamel paint more commonly applied to model trains and aeroplane, Shaw has created a new piece on the theme of woodland, using paintings in the collection as inspiration. '... More about this event
 
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National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Free EventOn Soon
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National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Pond LifePond LifeA chance to make a mini garden installation.2016-05-30T11:00:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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Talking Tuesdays: Investigating PaintingsTalking Tuesdays: Investigating PaintingsSessions using paintings to develop language and communication.2016-05-31T22:30:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
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