Tag: Exhibition

Arts

WG Sebald: Far away – but from where?

Open to commemorate what would have been author WG Sebald’s 75th Birthday, the Sainsbury Centre’s exhibition Far away – but from where? is an elegant display of works by celebrated contemporary artists and Sebald’s own photographic archive, meant to reflect on his writing from an interdisciplinary, nearly philosophical perspective. Having joined UEA in 1970 as…

Arts

What’s coming up in 2019?

– The Testaments by Margaret Atwood In September 2019, we’ll be returning to the world of Gilead. Set fifteen years after its predecessor The Handmaid’s Tale, The Testaments is not going to pick up where Offred’s story left off. In fact, we cannot even be sure that Offred will be a character in the sequel…

Arts

Six works by Munch missing

Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet recently revealed that almost 50 paintings, sketches and graphic prints – six of them done by artist Edvard Munch (1863-1944) – are currently unaccounted for. The missing works by Munch include “Omega cries”, “Marat’s death”, “Crying young woman by the bed”, “Tiergarten-Berlin”, “Portrait of Mrs. R”. and the portrait “Åge Christian Gierløff”….

Science

A visit to Body Worlds

Body Worlds is a unique, and now permanent, exhibition located in Piccadilly Circus, London. Brainchild of Dr Gunther von Hagens, the exhibition uses real plastinated bodies to teach the public about what makes us human – from conception to death, and all that happens in between. On entering the exhibition, visitors are given a headset…

Arts

Elisabeth Frink: Humans and Other Animals

To commemorate the anniversary of her death, The Sainsbury Centre have assembled the largest collection of Elisabeth Frink’s work (Humans and Other Animals) for 25 years in tribute to the influence she had on the Art world. With over 130 pieces on display by Frink and other influential artists – some never before displayed in…

Arts

Armistice: Legacy of the Great War in Norfolk

Early in the morning of October 19 I walked into the exhibition Armistice: Legacy of the Great War in Norfolk at the Norwich Castle Museum, amid the bustle of workers completing the final touches. Artefacts were being encased in glass, paintings hung on walls, protective sheets taken off huge trade-union banners to reveal their preserved…

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