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28 April 2011

The Bank Holiday Arts Diary

Our cultural picks for the week ahead.

By Staff Blogger

Art

Tate Modern, Bankside, London: Joan Miró: The Ladder of Escape (14 April – 11 September)
The surrealist’s body of work – which spanned six decades, capturing the Spanish Civil War and the fall of Franco – includes over 150 iconic paintings, drawings and prints.

Photography

Flash Projects, 5 Saville Row, London: Street Fighting Man (28 April – 4 June)
A collection of photographs that document an undercurrent of youth protest in Britain beginning with London’s anti-war protests in 1968 and leading up to present day student riots.

Sculpture

Rebecca Hossack, 28 Charlotte Street, London: Cybèle Young: Paper Conversations (3 May – 21 May)
Sculptures made from Japanese paper and copper plates capture “fleeting day-to-day experiences”.

Photomontage

Raven Row, 56 Artillery Lane, Liverpool Street, London: Peter Kennard: @ Earth (2 May- 22 May)
A collection of photomontage which pulls together the artist’s past iconic images to devise an anti-war sentiment. His work have previously been published in the New Statesman.

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Gallery

Turner Contemporary, The Rendezvous, Margate (16 April)
Designed by David Chipperfield, the modernist gallery opens to the public with its inaugural exhibition, JMW Turner’s Kent landscapes.