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MOONSCAPES 2 April – 23 June 2019 Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village

In the year of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, Moonscapes, opening at Watts Gallery on 2 April 2019, is the first exhibition to explore nineteenth-century visions of the moon. Presenting a selection of works by significant artists including William Holman Hunt, John Atkinson Grimshaw, Evelyn de Morgan and G F Watts, Moonscapes […]

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A Pre-Raphaelite Collection Unveiled: The Cecil French Beques

Watts Gallery 6th March – 3rd June 2018 In March 2018, Watts Gallery, in partnership with Hammersmith & Fulham Council, will present a landmark exhibition of newly conserved masterpieces from the Cecil French Bequest, a rarely seen collection of later Pre-Raphaelite paintings and drawings left to the Council in 1953 by the collector Cecil French […]

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V&A reveals Jameel Prize 4 shortlisted artists

London’s Victoria & Albert Museum has announced the shortlist for the Jameel Prize 4. 11 artists and designers have been shortlisted for this year’s prize of 25,000 pounds, which is awarded every two years. The Jameel Prize 4 exhibition will open on 8 Jun and run until 14 Aug at the Pera Museum in Istanbul, Turkey. […]

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Amazing 14th century images of Aya Sophia before its conversion to a museum

The Aya Sophia (also knows as The Hagia Sophia)  is more than 1,400 years old. It was first built and used as a cathedral by the Eastern Roman Empire for over 900 years. Following Fatih Sultan’s conquest of Istanbul in 1453 C.E, the church was found in a state of disrepair and was renovated and converted […]

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