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Expressionism, Cubism

Expressionism, Cubism and Vorticism

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Expressionism, Cubism and Vorticism

Saturday 25th October 2014 - Sunday 12th April 2015

Wixamtree Gallery - Entry Free

 

The early decades of the 20th Century were a time of great change in European art. This exhibition explores some of the key artistic movements of the modernist period leading up to and following the First World War. Drawn entirely from the Cecil Higgins Collection, it features German Expressionist and French Cubist prints alongside watercolours and drawings by artisits associated with Vorticism, one of the most avant-garde movements in British art.

 

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Big Draw: Dazzle Museum

Wednesday 29th October

11am, 12 noon, 2pm and 3pm

£2.20 per participating child

Create an amazing Dazzle-Scope

 

'Beyond Action and Reaction' Expressionism, Cubism and Vorticism

Thursday 13th November

Lunchtime talk 1 - 1.30pm

£2.50 (Concessions £2)

Exploring the artists associated with this explosive period in European art - the perfect introduction to the exhibition.

 

Expressionist Prints

Thursday 11th December

Lunchtime talk 1 - 1.30pm

£2.50 (Concessions £2)

A look at how Expressionist artists embraced printmaking as a way of disseminating their images and ideas and promoting social and political causes.