Independent Gallery


EXHIBITIONS

Henry Moore Foundation

Located in the sculptor’s home and studios and extensive grounds at Perry Green, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, the Foundation is open to the public by prior appointment from Tuesdays through Sundays from April until October. Please check web site for full details.

The Henry Moore Institute, adjacent to the Leeds City Art Gallery, as well as supervising the sculpture collection of the Gallery, holds regular exhibitions of twentieth century and contemporary art.

http://www.henry-moore-fdn.co.uk

The Dean Gallery, Edinburgh

Opened in 1999 and situated directly opposite the Scottish Gallery of Modern Art, it contains the world’s largest collection of works by Eduardo Paolozzi which was gifted by the artist himself and, along with a body of Dada and Surrealist art, bequeathed by Gabrielle Keiller.

The artist’s London studio has been replicated. Seemingly chaotic; machine parts, toys, magazines, plaster casts, prints and drawings, items that inspired him over years litter this space.

Other galleries display changing exhibitions of modern and contemporary art

Originally an orphanage opened in 1830, post-modernist architect Terry Farrell oversaw the conversion. New landscaping has provided the Gallery with magnificent grounds for the display of sculpture and commanding views over the city.

Please check National Galleries of Scotland web site for current events at the Dean Gallery.

http://www.natgalscot.ac.uk/

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Holding one of the largest collections of Pop Art outside of London, the Gallery is staging a series of exhibitions that showcases their own extensive inventory along with work on loan from national and international galleries.

http://www.wolverhamptonart.org.uk/wolves

The Royal Academy of Arts

From 21 January until 9 April 2012 the Academy is hosting a mega exhibition entitled ‘David Hockney RA: A Bigger Picture’. The bad news is that it’s fully booked. But if you become a Friend of the Academy you could still get in. Friends can access to all exhibitions any time. You would want go several times to grasp the enormity of the thing anyway. Hockney the chameleon has changed once again, this time concerning himself with his native East Yorkshire landscape, capturing it’s beauty with changing seasons. The tech heads among you won’t be disappointed either. His I-pad works are truly amazing but as Hockney says, everything starts with drawing.

http://www.royalacademy.org.uk/