A NEW HOME FOR ART & IDEAS
Submit work to the 2021 Summer Exhibition
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Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BD.
6 Burlington Gardens, London, W1S 3ET
David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring, Normandy, 2020
23 May – 26 September
Last year, in the midst of a pandemic, David Hockney RA captured the unfolding of spring on his iPad, creating over 100 new and optimistic works.
Michael Armitage: Paradise Edict
22 May – 19 September 2021
Tracey Emin / Edvard Munch: The Loneliness of the Soul
18 May — 1 August 2021
Summer Exhibition 2021
22 September 2021 – 2 January 2022
Opens 18 May 2021
In Conversation with Marina Abramović
27 May 2021
In Conversation with Lubaina Himid
12 May 2021
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