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Thomas SchutteFor most Londoners, Thomas Schutte is best known for his Model for a Hotel sculpture which occupied The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square for 18 months from 2007. From 25th September 2012 we will be treated to a more in-depth look at the German artist, who lives in Dusseldorf and was born in Oldenburg in 1954, through a solo exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery which focuses on a selection of key sculptural, painted and photographic portraits. The artist who has been "delighting and baffling his audience with works made in a bewildering variety of materials and manners" (The Guardian) has returned to portraiture throughout his career, but this is the first time an exhibition has been dedicated entirely to these works. Key examples of Schutte's most famous works include the Mirror Drawings series described by author and critic John Berger as "works of self-discovery". Another highlight is Vater Staat (Father State), a towering steel sculpture of a figure which reassesses the figurative traditions of art which will surely give visitors a broader understanding of the importance of this contemporary artist - beyond their first impression of his Fourth Plinth hotel.

About Serpentine Gallery

Found in the middle of leafy Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, there are two galleries that go by the name of The Serpentine, the original Serpentine Gallery, established in 1970, and the Serpentine Sackler Gallery, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, a 5 minute walk away across The Serpentine Bridge, was added in 2013. More about Serpentine Gallery

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Thomas Schutte† Thomas Schutte, Bert, photo by Gino Buhler © DACS 2012 †

Thomas Schutte - Thomas Schutte, Bert, photo by Gino Buhler © DACS 2012

Thomas Schutte Thomas Schutte, Bert, photo by Gino Buhler © DACS 2012†


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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £116† 33% off
190 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 7 minutes from Thomas Schutte
A mellow, off-the-wall charm is the key to the success of this pleasantly eccentric boutique hotel located between the Royal Albert Hall and Harrods, and just ... More
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £86† 34% off
1-7 Lancaster Gate, W2 | 9 minutes from Thomas Schutte
The glorious expanses of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens form the backdrop for this tastefully decorated, modern, comfortable hotel. Located just down the road from Paddington ... More
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60 Hyde Park Gate, SW7 | 9 minutes from Thomas Schutte
You can really tell the Italian influence on this London branch of the Roman boutique hotel group. Not only is it located a short step from ... More
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Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 5 minutes from Thomas Schutte
Italian-American soprano Libaw is joined by pianist Schlosberg to perform Handel's Falsa Imagine: Ottone and Debussy's Apparition....More
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London > Events > Kids Events †Dates: Sunday 29th May 2016 - 12.30pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 5 minutes from Thomas Schutte
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John Metcalfe
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Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 5 minutes from Thomas Schutte
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Thomas Schutte
Classical music, rock, pop and jazz, sporting events, galas, banquets and balls and the world-famous Proms series all take place within the Royal Albert Hall's ... More
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Serpentine Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, London W2 | Same location as Thomas Schutte
Found in the middle of leafy Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, there are two galleries that go by the name of The Serpentine, the original Serpentine ... More
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Serpentine Sackler Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
West Carriage Drive, Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, London W2 | 1 minute from Thomas Schutte
The Serpentine Gallery made a significant expansion in September 2013, restoring a former gunpowder depot not far from its original gallery in Kensington Gardens. ... More
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Albert Memorial
London > Attractions > Sights
Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, London W2 | 4 minutes from Thomas Schutte
This 180ft Victorian bronze gilt statue in Kensington Gardens is a tribute to Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, and was erected following his death through typhoid ... More
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Koenig Books
London > Shopping > Books
Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, London W2 | Same location as Thomas Schutte
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Verdi
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Thomas Schutte
Verdi is the appropritately named restaurant at the Royal Albert Hall which replaces the former Cafe Consort, following a £1 million refurbishment unveiled on Tuesday 15th ... More
Polish Hearth Club
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
55 Princes Gate, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Thomas Schutte
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Bistrot 190
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190 Queen's Gate, Gore Hotel, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Thomas Schutte
Mediterranean cuisine. Booking advised. ... More
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Royal College of General Practitioners
London > Education > Professional Training
14 Princes Gate, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Thomas Schutte
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Imperial College of Science, Technology, Medicine
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Thomas Schutte
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Imperial College Business School (previously Tanaka Businesss School)
London > Education > Business Faculties
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Thomas Schutte
Imperial College is the leading scientific university in Europe and its Business School, situated in a beautiful new building on Exhibition Road, is also at the ... More
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The Serpentine Lido
London > Leisure >
Hyde Park, South Kensington, London W2 | Same location as Thomas Schutte
A hugely popular swimming venue, every summer Hyde Park's lovely lake invites London folk to plunge into its watery depths. It's a great option ... More
Imperial College Sports Centre
London > Leisure > Fitness
7 Princess Gardens, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Thomas Schutte
Public Fitness Club.Offers Aerobics and Badminton.... More
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Victoria
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10a Strathearn Place, Paddington, London W2 | 12 minutes from Thomas Schutte
High up on a wall, behind the counter of this opulent, smart Victorian pub is a clock dated 1864. A framed copy of the Sun newspaper ... More
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The Churchill Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 17 minutes from Thomas Schutte
Now more England's national cuisine than sausages and mash, Thai food (the perfect accompaniment to a cooling pint of lager), saw its inauguration in the small, ... More
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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 18 minutes from Thomas Schutte
Always a popular hangout with the South Kensington locals, The Devonshire Arms had a fresh lick of paint in 2014 and emerged with its proper pub ... More
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Thomas Schutte
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1034 people.... More
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Thomas Schutte
Can accomodate for up to 5200 people.... More
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Thomas Schutte
One of London's largest academic venues, the Imperial College London has a portfolio of more than 200 meeting and seminar rooms. Its largest conference room, The ... More

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Tabor Robak: Drinking Bird SeasonsTabor Robak: Drinking Bird SeasonsA single-channel video work which serves as a commentary on the intrusiveness of digital information and the reliance on technical devices by the American media artist.2016-05-29T10:00:00+01002016-11-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Serpentine Gallery, † Kensington Gardens† † † W2 3XA
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Alex KatzAlex Katz American artist Alex Katz 's stylised figurative portraits were the subject of several major museum exhibitions in 2015 - at his New York gallery, Gavin Brown's enterprise, and at Atlanta's High Museum of Art - and his popularity continues in 2016 with a major solo show at the Serpentine this summer. Showing paintings, drawings, sculpture 2016-06-08T00:00:00+01002016-09-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Serpentine Gallery, † Kensington Gardens† † † W2 3XA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions†|†PRICINGFree
DATES8th June to 11th September 2016
VENUESerpentine Gallery
American artist Alex Katz 's stylised figurative portraits were the subject of several major museum exhibitions in 2015 - at his New York gallery, Gavin Brown's enterprise, and at Atlanta's High Museum of Art - and his popularity continues in 2016 with a major solo show at the Serpentine this summer. Showing paintings, drawings, sculpture ...†More about this event
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2016: Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2016: Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2016: Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)This summer the Serpentine Pavilion, the annual architectural project commissioned by the Serpentine Gallery, goes beyond its usual scope and presents one temporary structure surrounded by four Summer Houses in Kensington Gardens. Each Summer House is designed by different architects - Kunl√© Adeyemi - NL√‰ (Amsterdam/Lagos); Barkow Leibinger2016-06-10T00:00:00+01002016-10-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Serpentine Gallery, † Kensington Gardens† † † W2 3XA
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event > Exhibitions > Art Exhibitions - Architecture†|†PRICINGFree
DATES10th June to 9th October 2016
VENUESerpentine Gallery
This summer the Serpentine Pavilion, the annual architectural project commissioned by the Serpentine Gallery, goes beyond its usual scope and presents one temporary structure surrounded by four Summer Houses in Kensington Gardens. Each Summer House is designed by different architects - Kunl√© Adeyemi - NL√‰ (Amsterdam/Lagos); Barkow Leibinger...†More about this event
Serpentine Pavilion And Summer Houses 2016Serpentine Pavilion And Summer Houses 2016The Serpentine Galleries has expanded its internationally acclaimed programme of exhibiting architecture in a built form by commissioning four architects to each design a 25sqm Summer House.2016-06-10T10:00:00+01002016-10-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Serpentine Gallery, † Kensington Gardens† † † W2 3XA
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