Exhibitions to visit this July

Yawk Yawk: Sculpture from Maningrida with guest artist Owen

Yalandja and Borroloola: Prints & Paintings from the Gulf of Carpentaria

with guest artists Nancy McDinny, Stewart Hoosan & Madeline Dirdi. To be

opened at 6.30pm by His Excellency, John Dauth, High Commissioner for Australia

on July 14. Running until August 27 at Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, 2a Conway

Street, Fitzroy Square, London, W1T 6BA

The Maremma Heads; new sculpture by Emily Young from her studio in the monastery of Santa Croce, in the Italian Maremma. At The Fine Art Society, 148 New Bond Street, London W1 until 28 July. Www.faslondon.com

Robin & Lucienne Day: Design and the Modern Interior.

The best work from the most celebrated British design couple of the post-war

era. From 15 July – 4 September at PM Gallery & House, Walpole Park,

Mattock Lane, London W5 5EQ. www.ealing.gov.uk/pmgalleryandhouse

Michelangelo Pistoletto – The Mirror of Judgement – works by

the Italian conceptual artist at the Serpentine Gallery, with its 2011 pavilion

designed by Peter Zumthor on a garden theme – in Kensington Gardens, London W2

from 12 Jul to 17 Sep. www.serpentinegallery.org

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The Victorian View, showing all the Victorian oil paintings

from the Museum’s collection hung in the way their original audience would have

seen them, complete with costumes of the period and Victorian décor. At Tunbridge Wells Museum & Art Gallery,

Civic Centre, Mount Pleasant, Royal Tunbridge Wells until 3 Sep. www.tunbridgewellsmuseum.org

Jerwood Makers Open

an exhibition of new commissions by four artists working in the applied arts

and pushing the boundaries of their practice and chosen materials – Farah

Bandookwala, who creates high tech jewellery; Emmanuel Boos, who is fascinated

by ceramic glaze; Heike Brachlow, whose glass sculpture is based on balancing

toys; and Keith Harrison, who fuses clay, sound and electricity. At JVA, Jerwood Space, 171 Union Street,

London SE1 from 13 July to 18 Aug. 


The Colour of Wood – an exhibition of contemporary fine

by the Devon Furniture Makers Association displayed alongside

environmentally friendly wallpapers and paints by Little Greene, at RHS

Rosemoor Garden, Great Torrington, Devon from 16 to 31 July. 01271 859033 


Summer Mixed Exhibition at the Wendy J Levy Contemporary Art

Gallery, 17 Warburton Street, Didsbury, Manchester from 13 Jul to 27 Aug. www.wendyjlevy-art.com

Wonders of the Ancient World; Francois Fouquet’s Model

Masterpieces – a unique collection of models of the great buildings and

monuments of ancient Greece, Rome and the Near East, made by the exceptional

model maker and artist, at Sir John Soane’s Museum, 13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields,

London WC2 from 15 Jul to 23 Sep. 


Summer Exhibition at the Medici Gallery, including pieces by

Michael Alford, Noel Bensted, Richard W. Boardman, Sue Campion, Judith Green,

Dmitry Lisichenko, Dean Patman, Daniel Preece, Paul Slater, Maria Stcherbinina

& Tatiana Struchkova, at 5 Cork Street, London W1 from 12 Jul to 1

Sep. www.medicigallery.co.uk

Wild Thing – contemporary British artworks which place the

animal centre stage, including works by Georgia Hayes, Stephen West, David

Farrer, Nichola Theakston, Emrys Williams, Sian Zeng, Sophie Woodrow and

Charlotte Cory, at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth University, Penglais,

Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, Wales to 27 Aug. 


Geoffrey Clarke RA – North by South -East – Sculpture,

Drawings, Paintings, Original Prints by this versatile artists, who has worked

in stained glass, silver and aluminum. 

On display will be enamels, drawings, small scale sculpture, paintings,

mono prints and etchings. At Linton

Court Gallery, Duke Street, Settle, North Yorks from 19 Jul to 30 Aug. www.gavaganart.com

Modern & Contemporary British Art: a selling exhibition

of 60 works by 40 artists, including Elizabeth Blackadder RA, Maurice Cockrill

RA, Cecil Collins RA, Adrian Daintrey, Elisabeth Frink RA, Ceri House, Patrick

Hughes, Neil MacPherson, Bernard Meninsky, Dick Negus, William Nicholson, Eric

Rimmington, Susan Rosenberg, Alex Saunderson, Lizzie Sleight, Joan Stanton,

Graham Sutherland, Julian Trevelyan RA and Edward Wolfe RA, at The Millinery

Works, 85/7 Southgate Road, Islington, London N1 until 21 Aug. 020 7359 2019

Rotor – an inter-disciplinary ensemble of installations and

live works by award-winning artists based on ideas generated by dance, with

works by Sam Collins, E V Crowe, Angela de la Cruz, Siobhan Davies, Matteo

Fargion, Alexandra Hughes, Alice Oswald, Clare Twomey and Ben Tyers, at

Dovecot, 10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh until 16 Jul. www.siobhandavies.com/rotor

Thomas Ostenberg – sculptures at Plus One Gallery, 89-91

Pimlico Road, London SW1 until 6 Aug. 


Von Ribbentrop in St Ives: Art and War in the Last Resort –

an exhibition by painter, author and filmmaker Andrew Lanyon which explores the

remarkable intersections of art, history and everyday life in St Ives in the

years before the Second World War. It

includes paintings by Andrew and Peter Lanyon, Alfred Wallis, Ben Nicholson,

Christopher Wood and Naum Gabo, archival material, interactive models and

specially commissioned works by a number of artists. At Kettle’s Yard, Castle Street, Cambridge

from 16 Jul to 18 Sep. www.kettlesyard.co.uk

Patrick Hughes; 50 Years in Show Business – a major

retrospective by the best selling artist credited as being the godfather of the

UK surrealists. At Flowers, 82 Kingsland

Road, London E2 from 14 Jul to 3 Sep. 


Guild of Aviation Artists: ‘Aviation Paintings of the Year’

– annual summer exhibition at the Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1 from 19

to 24 Jul. www.gava.org.uk


The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement 1860-1900, at the

V & A, Cromwell Road, London SW7 to 17th Jul. www.vam.ac.uk 

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Mind Full of Silver – summer exhibition focusing on 13

leading British silversmiths and exploring the process of the development of

their initial thoughts through to the creation of the final object, at

Goldsmiths’ Hall, Foster Lane, London EC2 26 May to 16 Jul. www.thegoldsmiths.co.uk

Michael Landy: Art World Portraits – 12 drawings focusing on

sitters from the art world, many of whom played a significant role in the Young

British Artist movement of the 1990s. At the National Portrait Gallery, St.

Martin’s Place, London until 17 Jul. 


Mervyn Peake: A Centenary Celebration at Pallant House

Gallery, 9 North Pallant, Chichester, West Sussex to 17 Jul. www.pallant.org.uk

Figures and Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography

– At V&A South Kensington, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 from 12 April – 17

July. www.vam.ac.uk

This Twittering World; contemporary painters celebrate T S

Eliot’s Four Quartets. Artists include:

Craig Barber, Julian Bell, Hugh Buchanan, Claudia Clare, Lydia Corbett, Steven

Hubbard, Philip Hughes, Lucy Raverat, Alain Senex, Julian Vilarrubi and Anna

Wimbledon. At Francis Kyle Gallery, 9

Maddox Street, London W1 to 21 Jul. 


Charles Lutyens; Being in the World – Paintings, Drawings,

Sculptures, Mosaic at St Paul’s Church, Bow Common, Burdett Road, London E3

until 23 Jul. www.charleslutyens.co.uk