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21 April 2011

The Easter Arts Diary

Our cultural picks for the week ahead.

By Staff Blogger

Art

Cornerhouse, 70 Oxford Street, Manchester: Danny Cawley (22 April – 23 May)
Graffiti-inspired artist Danny Cawley unveils his abstract collection.

Landscape

The British Museum, Great Russell Street: Australia Landscape (21 April – 16 October)
The British Museum transforms its forecourt into an Australian garden filled with endangered plants to help raise awareness of the impact of climate change on the country’s wildlife.

Dance

Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road: Rites: The Rite of Spring (23 April)
Digital artist Klaus Obermaier offers a modern twist on Stravinsky’s classic The Rite of Spring with the use of 3D effects.

Photography

Somerset House, South Building, Strand: World Photography Festival (26 April – 1 May)
The week-long festival features workshops, seminars and an exhibition of the winning images of this year’s Sony World Photography Awards.

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Cartography

Museum of London, 150 London Wall: Hand-drawn London (21 April – 11 September)
The exhibition showcases maps of the Capital from the perspective of those living in the city.