Exhibition

Home and Garden Part 4 (1960-2004)

16 Oct 2007 – 4 Feb 2008

Event times

Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm

Sundays & Bank Holiday Mondays 12 - 5pm

Closed Mondays (unless Bank Holiday), Good Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day

Cost of entry

Free

Geffrye Museum

London, United Kingdom

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This major exhibition will explore the representation of urban domestic interiors and gardens in paintings during the twentieth century. It will pick up where the Geffrye's acclaimed exhibitions of the same name, which covered the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, left off. Again, the focus will be on the valued domestic spaces of the middle-classes rather than those of Royalty or the aristocracy. It will bring together pieces from collections across the UK to be shown not simply as works of art, but interpreted as historical documents with detailed evidence for understanding the nature of middle-class domestic interiors and gardens. Works by both famous artists, including Walter Sickert, Carel Weight, Paul Nash and Patrick Caulfield, and those who are less well-known, such as John Pearce and Stuart Pearson Wright, will be displayed in two groups of about 40 paintings and drawings. The exhibition will be accompanied by a full-colour catalogue.

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