Galleries - September 2014

c GOLDEN SQUARE London W1F 9HZ Josie Spencer: Sculpture - ‘Archaeology of Our Time’. May 1–Oct 31. *pr *ad Impressive life sized figures in bronze from the recent successful exhibition in Hoxton. a THE HORSE IN ART 2014 Mall Galleries, SW1 Society of Equestrian Artists Annual Open Exhibition. Sep 2–6. For the very best in equestrian art in all mediums, including original print and sculpture, this year’s exhibition includes a small sketchbook show, promoting the Society’s commitment to education and workshops. There will also be live demonstrations in the morning and afternoon of Sep 4. Daily 10–5 t 0300 0110 185 a MALL GALLERIES The Mall (nr Trafalgar Square), SW1 The Horse in Art 2014. Sep 2–6 (see separate listing). Tribal Art London. Sep 10–13 (see separate listing). The Derwent Art Prize. Sep 15–20 (see separate listing). New Lights: Art in the North. Sep 15–20 (see separate listing). The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition. Sep 15–20 (see separate listing). The Threadneedle Prize: Figurative Art Today. Sep 25–Oct 11. Figurative art is more than ever at the forefront of contem- porary art practice; with many high profile prizes tending towards conceptual and abstract works, the Threadneedle Prize sets out to examine Figurative Art Today to produce a comprehensive current survey. 10–5 t 020 7930 6844 d THE NATIONAL GALLERY Trafalgar Square, WC2N 5DN MakingColour. Jun 18–Sep 7. Sainsbury Wing, admn charge. From lapis lazuli to cobalt blue, to dazzling gold and silver –travel through the story of colour with the National Gallery. Buildingthe Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance Painting. Apr 30–Sep 21. Sunley Room, admn free. Works by artists including Duccio, Botticelli and Crivelli offer K I N G ST HA L L S T C O CK SP U R S T N O RTH UMBER LA N D A VE . OL D COMP TO N S T A K S T R EG E N T R MYN STREET CARLTON HSE. TER. H A Y M A R K E T W HI T E HA L L THE MA L L P A L L M A L L B E D F O R D S T FL O R A L S T T S A I N T M A R T I N 'S LA N E S H EL TO N S BOW S TREET U R Y L A R D ST E T REET RE E T L EX I NGT O N S T D C H A R I N G C R O S S R O A D B REWER ST L O N G A C R E S H A F T E S B U R Y A V E S T R A N D S H P I C C A D I L L Y V I C T O R I A E M B A N K M E N T T Covent Garden adilly Circus Leicester Square Charing Cross Embankm Trafalgar Square e d f a b c MAP 28 LONDON TRAFALGAR SQUARE fascinating insights into the real and fantastical architecture of the Renaissance. Take One Picture –Discover, Imagine, Explore: Children inspired by Georges Seurat. May 21–Sep 21. Annenberg Court, admn free. Work by primary schools inspired by Seurat’s Bathers at Asnières. Daily 10–6, Fri until 9 t 020 7747 2885 Gallery Information a NEW LIGHTS - ART IN THE NORTH Mall Galleries, SW1 New Lights: Art in the North. Sep 15–20. Exhibition of works by six of the North’s most respected painters alongside 6 of the region’s rising stars. All work for sale, with 50% of proceeds to New Lights’s work including the ‘Art for All’ initiative. 10–5 e NOA Embankment Galleries East, South Wing, Somerset House, Strand WC2R 1LA The National Open Art Exhibition – NOA 14. Sep 18–Oct 25. Now in its 18th year, The National Open Art Exhibition – sponsored by Towry, the Wealth Advisor –is an annual open competition which aims to nurture creative talent from around the UK. For the first time the shortlisted and winning work will be exhibited in London at Somerset House. Daily 10–6, admn free t 07986 697693 (NOA) f PANTER & HALL 11–12 Pall Mall, SW1Y 5LU Steve Whitehead: Everyday Magic. Aug 26–Sep 5. Worked in Steve’s lauded ‘magic realist’ style, these five, breath-taking works represent one year of patience, faith and dedication. Audrey Grant: New Paintings 2014. Sep 9–26. This new body of paintings continues Audrey’s exploration of the human figure and the painted surface through two subjects –the dance figure and the seated or standing figure. Johan De Fre: After the Storm. Sep 16–Oct 3. An exquisite new collection of work by Johan de Fre; to own a painting by Johan is an enormous privilege and pleasure. Mon–Fri 10–6, Sat 11–2 t 020 7399 9999 a THE SUNDAY TIMES WATERCOLOUR COMPETITION Mall Galleries, SW1 The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition. Sep 15–20. Now in its 27th year and generously sponsored by Smith & Williamson, the Sunday Times Watercolour Competition is the largest and most prestigious prize for contemporary watercolour in the UK. All works are for sale. 10–5 Watercolour-2014 a TRIBAL ART LONDON Mall Galleries, SW1 The UK’s only specialist tribal art event re-launches this year at the Mall Galleries. Sep 10–13. *ad This exciting new Fair for UK art collectors will feature a wide range of tribal art from all corners of the world – Africa, Oceania, Asia and South America. Full details: SEPTEMBER 2014 GALLERIES 51