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Gauguin and the Impressionists

Masterpieces from the Ordrupgaard Collection

29 March — 18 October 2020

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Please note, the closing date of this exhibition has changed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In the instance that we can reopen, Gauguin and the Impressionists will now be open until 18 October 2020. Tickets already purchased for dates during closure will remain valid, and can be transferred to new dates once reopening is confirmed. Alternatively, if you need a refund, please call the RA box office on 0207 300 8090 or tickets@royalacademy.org.uk.

The Ordrupgaard Collection outside Copenhagen reads like a 19th-century roll-call of Impressionist masters who reshaped Western art. It was assembled by a wealthy Danish couple with the help of an early champion of Impressionism and French writer, Théodore Duret.

This exhibition is a unique opportunity to view the Ordrupgaard Collection’s treasure trove of Impressionist works, from Monet and Degas, to pre-Impressionist artists like Corot and Courbet, as well as artists associated with the Barbizon School such as Dupre and Daubigny.

The exhibition closes with a stunning series of Post-Impressionist works by Paul Gauguin that span his career, from Impressionist-inspired paintings to the highly personal use of colour, symbolism and simplified forms that he became known for.

Exhibition organised by Ordrupgaard, Copenhagen and the Royal Academy of Arts.

Looking for Friends previews? Reserve your slot for 26-28 March.

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29 March — 18 October 2020

Daily 10am – 6pm Friday 10am – 10pm

£17 (without donation £15). Concessions available. Under-16s go free with a fee-paying adult. Free for Friends of the RA with no booking required.

The Gabrielle Jungels-Winkler Galleries, Burlington Gardens, Royal Academy of Arts