25/03/2023 - 13/08/2023
Late C19th-Early C20th - Painting
After Impressionism: Inventing Modern Art
Mon-Thu: 10-6pm; Fri: 10-9pm (Late Opening); Sat-Sun: 10-6pm
"Explore a period of great upheaval when artists broke with established tradition and laid the foundations for the art of the 20th and the 21st centuries. The decades between 1880 and the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 were a complex, vibrant period of artistic questioning, searching, risk-taking and innovation.
The exhibition celebrates the achievements of three giants of the era: Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin and follows the influences they had on younger generations of French artists, on their peers and on wider circles of artists across Europe in Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels and Vienna.
With over a hundred works by artists ranging from Klimt and Kokoschka, Matisse and Picasso to Mondrian and Kandinsky complemented by a selection of sculpture by artists including Rodin and Camille Claudel, the exhibition follows the creation of a new, modern art, free of convention, taking in Expressionism, Cubism and Abstraction."Tickets: £26.00 (Concession: £24.00 )
Trafalgar Square Trafalgar Square, WC2N 5DN