2017 – the year in art

Helene Schjerfbeck, ‘Self-Portrait’ (1912). Finnish National Gallery / Ateneum Art Museum, http://www.ateneum.fi

Next up in this short series of posts on my cultural highlights for 2017 is art works. So, a minimum of words, letting a few favourite pictures seen this year speak for themselves, but naming the gallery where I saw each work (which is not necessarily its permanent home) as well as art and artist.

Nicolas de Stael, ‘Composition’ (1950), Tate St Ives, http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/T03084
William Scott, ‘Black Bottle and Yellow’ (1954), Verey Gallery, Eton College, http://www.etoncollege.com/VereyGalleryCurrent.aspx
Victor Pasmore, ‘The Gardens of Hammersmith No.2’ (1949), Pallant House Gallery (held by Tate Gallery), http://pallant.org.uk/exhibitions/past-exhibitions/2017/victor-pasmore/victor-pasmore/about
Joan Miró, ‘Woman and Birds’ (c.1940), Palazzo Albergati, Bologna (held by The Israel Museum, Jerusalem), http://www.palazzoalbergati.com/miro-sogno-e-colore/
Michael Andrews, ‘Thames Painting: The Estuary’ (1994-1995), Gagosian, London (held by Pallant House Gallery), http://www.gagosian.com/exhibitions/michael-andrews–january-20-2017/exhibition-images
Hughie O’Donoghue, ‘A Moment’s Liberty’ (2012), Abbot Hall Gallery, Kendal (c/o Marlborough Fine Art)
Jacob Tann, ‘Canterbury Cathedral’ (2017), Turner Contemporary, Margate (via Kent Cultural Images)


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2 thoughts on “2017 – the year in art

  1. There was a lot of it about, but I didn’t see any of it (OK, there were a few posters on display at the BL’s Russian Revolution exhibition).

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