EXHIBITION PROGRAMME. 2016 - 2017

 

  FLAMING JUNE: THE MAKING OF AN ICON 

4 NOVEMBER 2016 - 2 APRIL 2017

Flaming June

This landmark exhibition returns Leighton’s most famous and celebrated work to the artist's house from the Museo de Arte de Ponce in Puerto Rico.  Flaming June will be shown beside the other works submitted by Leighton to the Royal Academy in 1895, only a few months before his death.  The re-gathering of these pictures places Flaming June back into the context of its original exhibition, providing a compelling starting-point for exploring its history. 

 

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ALMA - TADEMA: AT HOME IN ANTIQUITY

7 JULY - 29 OCTOBER 2017

Alma Tadema At Home in Antiquity

Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity (7 July – 29 October 2017) will be the largest exhibition about Leighton’s contemporary, Lawrence Alma-Tadema to be shown in London since 1913. The collection explores Lawrence Alma-Tadema’s fascination with the representation of domestic life in Antiquity and how this interest related to his own domestic circumstances expressed through the two remarkable studio-houses that he created in St John’s Wood

 

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