2019 Exhibitions Announcement: Rembrandt, Grosvenor School and Harald Sohlberg
Dulwich Picture Gallery today announces details of its 2019 exhibition programme, a revelatory year which will introduce the Norwegian artist, Harald Sohlberg, to the UK, shine a spotlight on the inspirational printmaking of The Grosvenor School of Modern Art and - in a dramatic twist - present a new way of looking at Rembrandt and his mastery of light. The year will also see the return of the Dulwich Pavilion, which will be constructed in the spring and open to the public throughout the summer.
HARALD SOHLBERG: PAINTING NORWAY
Dates: 13 February - 2 June 2019
Press View: 12 February 2019
Curated by Kathleen Soriano, Freelance Art Historian
Supported by The Savings Bank Foundation DNB. In Partnership with National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo and Museum Wiesbaden
The Gallery’s first show of 2019 will showcase the highly original landscapes of the Norwegian neo-romantic artist, Harald Sohlberg (1869 – 1935), arguably the greatest master of landscape painting in the history of Norwegian art. Timed to coincide with the 150th anniversary of Sohlberg’s birth it will be the first major show of his work outside of Norway, bringing together around 100 works with a large selection of never-before-exhibited.
Dates: 19 June 2019 - 8 September 2019
Press View: 18 June 2019
Curated by Gordon Samuel, Modern British Specialist
Dulwich Picture Gallery’s spring show will shine a spotlight on a brief but intense period of inspirational printmaking during the interwar period, with the first major show of work by artists from the Grosvenor School of Modern Art, including the teacher and artist Claude Flight and his students Sybil Andrews, Cyril Power, Lill Tschudi, William Greengrass and Leonard Beaumont.
Dates: 4 October 2019 - 2 February 2020
Curated by Jennifer Scott, The Sackler Director, Dulwich Picture Gallery and Helen Hillyard, Assistant Curator, Dulwich Picture Gallery
2019 is The Year of Rembrandt with celebrations taking place throughout Europe to mark 350 years since the artist’s death (1669). Dulwich Picture Gallery will stage London’s Rembrandt moment with an innovative exhibition that aims to refresh the way that we look at works by this incomparable Dutch Master. Along with many firsts, this show will bring the captivating painting Philemon and Baucis (National Gallery of Art, Washington) to the UK for the first time.
June – September 2019
Press View: TBC
Supported by the Arts Council
In collaboration with the London Festival of Architecture, Dulwich Picture Gallery will unveil its second Dulwich Pavilion in June 2019. Set against and inspired by the innovation of Sir John Soane’s architectural masterpiece, the pavilion will be built in the Gallery’s grounds, offering an exciting new temporary welcome space and food offer as well as a range of cultural events for visitors and local community.
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